NSSF Donates $25,000 in Support of Newtown and Region’s Virus Responders

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm industry, has made donations totaling $25,000 to three groups indispensable to supporting the health and welfare of area residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will assist with the purchase of personal protection equipment (PPE) such as surgical... Read More


QDMA Names 2019 Deer Managers of the Year, Professional and Non-Professional

ATHENS, GA (March 31, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced the winners of its 2019 Al Brothers Professional and Non-Professional Deer Manager of the Year awards recently at QDMA’s 2020 Whitetail Weekend event. The Haslam family of Georgia earned the non-professional award while Adam Keith and Matt Dye of Missouri took home the... Read More


Yamaha XT-Reme Terrain Challenge Returns to Iconic Loretta Lynn Ranch

MARIETTA, Ga. – March 30, 2020 – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announces its third-annual XT-Reme Terrain Challenge (XT-R Challenge) for Yamaha YXZ, Wolverine, and Grizzly owners, friends, and families. The three-day event will be held October 2 through 4 at the famous Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Designed to deliver fun via formidable off-roading trails... Read More


NSSF Thanks Trump Administration for Industry’s Critical Infrastructure Designation

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearm and ammunition industry, is grateful for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) inclusion of the firearm industry’s manufacturing, distribution, retail and range businesses as essential critical services that should remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. NSSF has been working closely... Read More


Brian Murphy Resigns as CEO of QDMA

ATHENS, GA (March 26, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced today that Brian Murphy has resigned from his position as CEO effective immediately. Murphy had on March 3 announced his intention to transition from CEO to a part-time role after 23 years with the organization to travel and spend more time with his... Read More


Otis Technology Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

Lyons Falls, NY: Otis Technology has partnered with Saint Lawrence Spirits to make, bottle and distribute hand sanitizer to first responders in desperate need during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition, Otis Technology began using its facilities – that normally manufacture firearms maintenance equipment for military, law enforcement and civilians – to immediately begin manufacturing personal... Read More


Four Depart, Four Join RMEF Board of Directors

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation expresses sincere appreciation for four stalwarts who recently completed honorable service on its board of directors and welcomes four new members taking their place. “Philip Barrett, Mike Baugh, Bill Madison and Don Moss served RMEF, its members and volunteers in exemplary fashion,” said Fred Lekse, board chair.... Read More


NSSF Gratified to See Firearm Accidents Reaching Record Low Level

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) is pleased to report that unintentional firearm fatalities reached their lowest level ever, according to the latest data from the National Safety Council’s just-released Injury Facts Report 2018. NSSF, as the trade association for the firearm industry and leading proponent of safe gun handling and storage,... Read More


Matt Knox Receives Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award

ATHENS, GA (March 24, 2020) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to name Matt Knox of Virginia the 2020 recipient of the Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award. Knox (pictured right) is a wildlife biologist and the deer project leader for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, a role he has served... Read More