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.
NRA Gold Medal Club Award Criteria
Clubs must meet ALL of the following criteria to become an NRA Gold Medal Club:
Be a 100% NRA Club (provide membership list or by-laws)
Have a Club Newsletter (please send one copy with application)
Belong to the NRA State Association in your state (please provide proof of membership)
Have administered or currently incorporate a NRA Youth Program into your club agenda
Receive a Gold Medal Club plaque. Each year you renew, you will receive a gold plate with the year inscribed to add on your plaque.
Is Your Club Ready To Join The List Of Winners?
Please submit an application should your organization meet all of the above criteria. Your club will receive a wall plaque to proudly show its achievement. A placard of the awarded year will be sent to your club each year you renew. Clubs are required to reapply each year in order to maintain Gold Medal status. The deadline for 2017 NRA Gold Medal Awards is February 15, 2017. Applications will be mailed out to all NRA Affiliated Clubs that have given proof of 100% NRA Membership in the month of December.
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.