This Qualification will introduce you to the fastest growing action shooting sport in the world, 3-Gun. Utilizing .22 rifles, .22 pistols and shotguns as well as Air Soft rifles, pistols and shotguns and centerfire firearms. You will learn how to safely fire the rifle, pistol, and shotgun at multiple targets while moving through the course of fire. The requirements in ratings increase in stages to help shooters develop the strength and endurance necessary to complete a full course of fire.
Firearms and Magazines
Rifle: Any semi-automatic airsoft, .22 or centerfire.
Pistol: Any semi-automatic airsoft, .22 or centerfire.
Shotgun: Any semi-automatic airsoft, 20gauge or 12 gauge
*magazines must be capable of holding 10 or more rounds*
Any sights may be used
Standing, kneeling and prone
Target, Distance, and Score
Rifle: <20 feet
Pistol: <15 feet
Shotgun: <15 feet
All shots are hit or miss. Multiple shots are allowed if the target does not go down.
When time restrictions are specified, shooters should have another individual act as timekeeper, or play a recorded sequence with start/stop signals.
Appropriate Rating badge
From a young shooter's first BB gun to sophissticated air rifles, shotguns, pistols, and rifles. The Winchester/ NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program offers family fun and enjoyment sure to last a lifetime.
* Qualification courses of fire are open to everyone - men and women, adults, and youth.
* ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction
* ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
*ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.
Persons with physical disabilities are welcome to participate in the Marksmanship Qualification Program. You may use a nontraditional, adaptive shooting position unique to you.
Shooters acquire the large discipline patch at the onset of the profram and as each rating is earned, they are entitled to all of the corresponding awards for the rating. Each rating level has a skill rocker, medal, and certificate award that recognizes and highlights the achievement.
The courses of fire in the qualification program are designed to take shooters from beginning skill levels (Pro-Marksman, Marksman) through intermediate levels (Marksman 1st Class, Sharpshooter, Expert) up to a nationally recognized skill level -- Distinguished Expert -- the pinnacle of the program.
By the time a shooter completes the Distinguished Expert rating,
he or she has attained a proficiency level paralleling that of a competitively classified Sharpshooter.
*First Discipline: $ 35/month.
*Two Disciplines: $ 60/month.
*Unlimited Disciplines: $ 90/month.
holster, benchrest, stands, and targets
are available for use or rent
*Awards Presented by Program Administrator on site upon completion of each qualification