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Gold Medal Clubs

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
  • Be an active participant in the NRA Membership Recruiting Program


  • Priority status for NRA Range Grants
  • 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 is February 15 annually. Applications will be mailed out to all NRA Affiliated Clubs that have given proof of 100% NRA Membership in the month of December.


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2019 NRA Gold Medal Club Award Winners

Airfield Shooting Club
American 1800 Adventure Club
Anne Arundel Fish & Game Assn
Apple Valley Gun Club
Arlington Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
Arnold Rifle and Pistol Club
Asheville Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
Blue Ridge Cherry Valley Rod & Gun Club
Branford Gun Club, Inc.
Cairo Sportsman Club
Castleton Fish & Game Protective Assn.
Central Florida Rifle & Pistol Club
Charlotte Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
Coastal Georgia Gun Club
Colorado West Gun Club & Jr Div.
Cumberland Riflemen
Delaware State Pistol Club, Inc.
Douglas Ridge Rifle Club & Jr Div.
Downers Grove Sportsman’s Club
East End Rod and Gun Club
East Hook Sportsmen Assn, Inc.
East Monongahela Sportsmen's Assn.
Eastern Nebraska Gun Club, Inc.
Eaton Employee’s Gun Club
Elgin Rifle Club, Inc.
Emerald Empire Gun Club
Escondido Fish & Game Assn
Estacada Rod & Gun Club
Factoryville Sportsman Club
Foosland Sportsmen Club
Fort Hill Rifle and Pistol Club
Franklin Revolver & Rifle Assn, Inc.
Gopher Rifle & Revolver Club, Inc.
Humboldt Rifle And Pistol Club
Jamestown Rifle Club, Inc.
Kalicoontie Rod & Gun Club, Inc.
Kern Shooting Sports, Inc.
Kiski Township Sportsmen Association
Lafayette Gun Club of Virginia, Inc.
Lima Sabres Shooting Assn
Lincoln Rifle Club, Inc. & Jr Division
Martin County Sportsmen’s Association, Inc.
Middle Tennessee Sportsmen’s Association
Monumental Rifle and Pistol Club
Nescopeck Hunting & Rifle Club, Inc.
New Milford Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
No.Brookfield Sportsmen’s Club Inc.
Norfolk County Rifle Range
Northern Dutchess Rod & Gun Club, Inc.
Northwestern Gun Club
Old Trails Rifle & Pistol Club, Inc.
Rappahannock Pistol & Rifle Club, Inc.
Richwood Gun & Game Club
Ridge Rifle Association
Ridgway Rifle Club, Inc.
Rochester Rod & Gun Club
Roslyn Rifle & Revolver Club, Inc.
Sandia Gun Club Inc.
Sandusky County Sportmen’s Club
Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club
Sebastopol Rifle & Pistol Club
Smith Mountain Lake Pistol Shooting Association
Southern Chester Co. Sptmn’s & Frmrs Asn
Southport Gun Club, Inc.
Stone Bank Sportsmen’s Club, Inc.
Stoneycreek Shooting Center
Streetsboro Sportsman Association
The Great Lot Sportsman’s Club, Inc.
The Rochester Rifle Club, Inc.
Tremont Sportsman’s Club
Tri-City Gun Club
Tri-State Gun Club, Inc.
Upper Savannah Shooters Assn
Van Wert Co. Outdoorsmen Assn
Waldwick Pistol and Rifle Club
Waynesburg Sportsmen Association
Wilkes Barre Pistol & Rifle Club

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 NRA Gold Medal Clubs, 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.