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
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.
Each year, the National Rifle Association recognizes outstanding clubs that have gone above and beyond by striving to meet NRA's goals. Meeting the Gold Medal standard is a great way to show your pride and support for the NRA and the Second Amendment.
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.