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The Annual NRA Club Awards Program

Each year the National Rifle Association recognizes outstanding clubs, state associations, youth clubs and an individual or organization for public service. The Annual Awards program recognizes significant accomplishments achieved in areas of organization, operation and public service rendered. The four award categories are as follows:

Outstanding Club Award

Outstanding State Association Award

Outstanding Youth Club Award

Public Service Award

Winners are invited as an official guest to the NRA Fall Board of Directors Meeting as well as the President's Reception. The visit includes a trip to NRA Headquarters, allowing you to visit the National Firearms Museum and the NRA's state-of-the-art shooting range, in addition to a driving tour highlighting some of the historic sites and places of interest in Washington, D.C. NRA covers the cost of travel expenses, meals and lodging for the award winners.

In addition, all Club Award recipients receive:

  • A free range evaluation from an NRA Range Team Advisor
  • A free year of club membership
  • $1,000 award


Apply For An Award

The deadline for submission for consideration of these awards is December 1 annually. Mail completed applications to: National Manager, Clubs & Associations, National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.


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Congratulations to our 2018 Club Award Winners!

Awards Recipients
Donn C. DiBiasio Outstanding Club Award Alaska Interior Marksmanship Committee, Fairbanks, Alaska
Outstanding Youth Club Demmer Center, Lansing, Michigan
Outstanding State Association Indiana State Rifle and Pistol Association

More Awards

Explore other opportunities that recognize and reward outstanding individuals for their involvement with the shooting sports in their community.

The NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award Presented by Brownells recognizes juniors and young adults who take an active part in the shooting sports through individual participation and educational pursuits.

Ms. Marion P. Hammer has influenced many in her fight to preserve Second Amendment freedoms. To honor her pioneering spirit, the National Rifle Association bestows the Marion P. Hammer Women of Distinction Award in her name.

To honor Sybil Ludington's accomplishments and the accomplishments of modern heroines, the National Rifle Association bestows the prestigious Sybil Ludington Women's Freedom Award in her name.

Want To Know More 

For more information about the NRA Club Awards, please call (800) NRA-CLUB or email

Scholarships, Awards & Contests

The NRA is proud to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of members, young shooters, women, law enforcement and clubs with scholarships, awards and contests.