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NRA Member Activities

Go out and do something! The NRA has lots of opportunities for members to get involved, help their communities, gain knowledge and experience, compete, and just get together and have fun. Many activities welcome non-members, too. Build your social networks the old fashioned way!


Be a Friends of NRA Volunteer:

  Become a volunteer for Friends of NRA, a charity of the NRA Foundation. This is a great way to make lots of new friends, while having fun helping your local committee prepare for an annual...


Attend a Friends of NRA Banquet:

  Attend a Friends of NRA banquet and help the NRA Foundation do important charitable work in your local community, and in your state. Imagine your company Christmas party is being held in...


Join an NRA Club:

  There are thousands of local clubs across the country. Join one or two and see what you've been missing all this time! Find clubs for hunters, collectors, preppers, history buffs, battle...


Visit an NRA Gun Show:

  Attend your local gun show, sporting show, hunting expo, or other event where firearms are shown, bought, sold, or auctioned. Take advantage of these opportunities while we still have the...


Sell at an NRA Gunshow:

  Become a gun show vendor if you believe you have marketable goods and/or services that might interest shooters, marksmen, or sports enthusiasts. Sure, people sell firearms and ammo, but...


Practice at an NRA Range:

  Stay in practice by visiting your local shooting range on a regular basis. Changes in vision and coordination will affect your marksmanship skills from one year to the next, so it's important...


Be an NRA Grassroots Volunteer:

  Be an NRA-ILA Volunteer, and you will be directly involved in our political process, and especially, in protecting the Second Amendment. This is a great way to meet people who are just like...


Enter a Shooting Competition:

  Think you have the Right Stuff? Try competing in any of thousands of NRA and/or CMP matches held each year. Also, get your kids involved at an early age - can be a great confidence builder,...


Start an NRA Club:

  You can start a new club as an NRA Affiliated Club, or you can apply for NRA Affiliation for a club you already own. If your club is involved in general firearms exposure, basic marksmanship,...


Be an NRA Range Volunteer:

  Volunteers are needed annually at many matches across the U.S. Put your experience, training, and certifications to good use and have a blast at the same time. (If you don't have any particular...


Visit the NRA Museum:

  The National Firearms Museum has over 2,700 guns on display, the largest of it's kind in the world. The next time you are in Northern Virginia, stop by NRA HQ for a visit, and leave some...


Attend the NRA Annual meeting:

  This is the Super Bowl of NRA Events. Try to make it to at least one of these sometime before you - well, just add to the old Bucket List! Buy tickets and make plans early for the 2016...

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