March 5, 2024

Protecting Tradition, Promoting Safety

As the leading organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and preserving the shooting sports industry, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) plays a vital role in our nation’s rich history and heritage. With a mission to promote safe, responsible firearm ownership and use, the NSSF empowers individuals and communities to embrace this time-honored tradition.

Building a Stronger Shooting Sports Community

At the heart of the NSSF’s efforts lies the goal of fostering a strong and united shooting sports community. By providing a platform for industry professionals, shooting enthusiasts, and firearms retailers to come together, the NSSF helps to strengthen bonds and build a network of support.

Advocacy and Legislation

One of the key areas in which the NSSF excels is in advocacy and legislation. By working closely with lawmakers, the NSSF ensures that the interests of the shooting sports community are represented and protected. Through their active involvement in shaping legislation, the NSSF helps to safeguard the rights of responsible gun owners while promoting the importance of education and safety.

Education and Training

The NSSF recognizes the importance of education and training in creating a safe and responsible shooting sports community. Through their extensive range of educational programs, including the acclaimed First Shots program, the NSSF equips individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to enjoy shooting sports responsibly.

Industry Research and Development

As the industry’s leading trade association, the NSSF is dedicated to advancing research and development within the shooting sports industry. By investing in innovative technologies and supporting cutting-edge initiatives, the NSSF helps to drive progress and ensure the continued growth and success of the industry.

Community Outreach and Engagement

The NSSF understands the importance of engaging with the wider community to promote a positive image of the shooting sports industry. Through initiatives such as the +ONESM Movement, which encourages experienced shooters to mentor and introduce newcomers to the sport, the NSSF actively works to break down barriers and make shooting sports accessible to all.

Women in Shooting Sports

The NSSF is committed to empowering women in the shooting sports community. Through programs like the Women’s Leadership Forum and the annual Shooting Sports Summit for Women, the NSSF provides a platform for women to network, learn, and grow within the industry.

Shooting Sports and Conservation

Recognizing the inherent connection between shooting sports and conservation, the NSSF is dedicated to promoting outdoor stewardship. Through partnerships with conservation organizations and initiatives like the +ONE Challenge, the NSSF encourages responsible hunting and shooting practices that contribute to the preservation of our natural resources.

Celebrating the Shooting Sports Industry

Each year, the NSSF hosts the industry’s largest trade show, the SHOT Show, which brings together industry professionals, manufacturers, and shooting enthusiasts from around the world. This premier event showcases the latest innovations, trends, and products in the shooting sports industry, fueling excitement and driving growth.

Join the National Shooting Sports Foundation Today!

Whether you’re an industry professional, a shooting enthusiast, or simply someone who values the importance of responsible firearm ownership, the National Shooting Sports Foundation offers a community dedicated to preserving and promoting the shooting sports industry. Join the NSSF today and be a part of this vibrant and empowering community!