Collegiate Shooting Programs

NRA Collegiate and School Programs Nearly 300 colleges and universities in the U.S. offer shooting programs. If you are new to the collegiate shooting sports arena, read our Collegiate Shooting Guide to get started. If you are an experienced competition shooter and are looking for a potential college or university to attend, click on the Collegiate Shooting Sports Directory. If you are already enrolled in college, or plan to attend a university that does not have a competitive program and you would like to start one, get started by reading our e-book on Developing A Scholastic Shooting Program.

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2018 Collegiate Dates to Know
Pistol Sectionals January 6 - February 11
Rifle Club Sectionals January 6 - February 11
Pistol & Rifle Club Sectional Scorecards Submission Deadline February 14
NCAA Rifle Sectionals - NCAA ONLY January 6 - February 18
NCAA Rifle Sectional Scorecards Submission Deadline - NCAA ONLY February 21
NRA All-American Paperwork Deadline February 21
NRA Intercollegiate Pistol Championships March 17-20 Fort Benning, Georgia
NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championships March 23-25 Fort Benning, Georgia
NCAA Rifle Championships March 9-11 The Citadel
ACUI Clay Target Championships March 26 - April 1 National Shooting Complex, Texas

Click here for the NRA Online Tournament Sanctioning: Please be sure to select "collegiate" everywhere it applies.

2018 NRA Junior Smallbore Camp Announcement

The 2018 NRA Junior Smallbore Camp will be relocating in 2018 to the site of the NRA Smallbore National Matches in Bristol, Indiana. The new location will offer all of the same wonderful intermediate camp experiences as the camp in Ohio, but will offer several new and exciting additions! The camp will be lead by NRA National Coach Development Staff Instructor Paul Davis, who is well-known and well respected by the competitive shooting community. He will be joined by engaging NCDS members and Certified Instructors and Coaches from across the country. New for 2018: the camp will have housing and food options included!

The Bristol area is known for Amish hospitality and treats, and boasts some fun and exciting adventures for the campers and their families to enjoy.

Be on the lookout in February 2018 for more details!

Be a part of history; come to the 2018 NRA Junior Smallbore Camp in Bristol, and stick around to participate in the 2018 NRA Smallbore National Matches! Come and learn from some of the best, and fire alongside many others to compete in the National Championship!