• History of Guns

  • Competitions

  • Organizations

  • Links

  • "There's no such thing as a bad gun. A gun in the hands of a bad man is a very dangerous thing. A gun in the hands of a good person is no danger to anyone except the bad guys."

    -Charlton Heston

    Gun Competitions

    There are several different sporting events that gun owners can participate in:

    The International Shoot Sports Federation (ISSF) offers four rifle shooting events, including two Olympic events. The events include two running target events.

    The Biathlon is an Olympic sport combing shooting and cross-country skiing. This event is featured in the Winter Olympics.

    The Action AirGun (AAG) is an indoor shooting activity on a course via a Web site.

    The National Rifle Association offers a "Bullseye" shooting competition annually.

    Other popular shooting events and activities include the International Practical Shooting Confederation, the United States Practical Shooting Association and the International Defensive Pistol Association.