Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
First Shots has helped ranges across the country introduce thousands of individuals to shooting and firearm safety. Developed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and hosted by independent shooting facilities, the program provides participants with a comprehensive introduction to shooting by qualified range operators and instructors that includes firearm safety, local ownership requirements, shooting fundamentals, hands-on instruction and how and where to continue.
To promote safe and responsible firearms use and ownership beyond introductory seminars by increasing the awareness of participants of other shooting sports activities with a hands-on activity, delivered by and at NSSF partner ranges. Learn more about First Shots, Second Round
National Shooting Sports Foundation
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is the trade association for the shooting, hunting and firearms industry. Formed in 1961, NSSF is a not-for-profit organization with a membership of more than 13,000 manufacturers, distributors, retailers, ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. NSSF's mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Learn more about NSSF.