NRA Announces Return of World Shooting Championships, Presented by Walther Arms in 2024

Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association of America is pleased to announce that the NRA World Shooting Championships, presented by Walther Arms, will be held at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, April 4-6, 2024. It will be held by seventh time, the NRA World Shooting Championships. is the last comprehensive tournament that crowns the undisputed “World Shooting Champion” among amateur and professional shooters. More than $250,000 in cash and prizes are available to competitors, with $25,000 for the World Shooting Champion and $1,000 for the winner of each stage of the competition. The NRA, game sponsors and the State of Indiana again show their continued commitment to supporting competitive shooting and the Second Amendment.

“The NRA’s storied history of organizing and running world-class shooting competitions will continue next spring when the best shooters gather in Indiana for the NRA World Shooting Championships,” said Joseph P. DeBergalis, Jr., director NRA General Operations Executive. “Competitors of all backgrounds and skill levels, whether professional or amateur shooters, will be challenged across a variety of shooting disciplines with the goal of being declared ‘The World’s Greatest Shooter.’ The NRA is excited for the return of this highly popular championship and we are grateful for the support of Walther Arms and our partners at the state of Indiana.”

Indiana’s First Lady Janet Holcomb will help kick off this historic event and will be joined by executives from Walther Arms, NRA officials and board members, and Indiana State Rifle and Pistol Association President, Charlie Hilltunen.

“The NRA World Shooting Championships is the ultimate challenge for competitors in any shooting discipline, and I was thrilled to learn that Indiana will be hosting it in 2024,” said Indiana State First Lady Janet Holcomb. “Camp Atterbury continues to expand its facilities and capacity for events of this nature, making it the perfect venue for this elite competition. I know for sure that spectators and competitors around the world will be greeted with two things; an immensely challenging shooting range and the Hoosier hospitality that is the trademark of our great state.”

“The Indiana State Rifle and Pistol Association is proud to be a part of the NRA World Shooting Championships, which is one of the largest competitive shooting events in the world,” said Charlie Hiltunen, president of the Indiana State Rifle Association. and Indiana Guns and a board member of the NRA. . “The NRA and ISRPA, the state affiliate of the NRA, in collaboration with the state of Indiana, the Indiana National Guard, and our incredible shooting competition and youth shooting sports community are laying the groundwork to establish Indiana as the world capital of shooting sports”.

“Walther is involved in a wide variety of competitive shooting sports, and we are delighted to support this event and the range of competition it represents,” said Rob McCanna, President and CEO of Walther Arms, INC. “Support of the shooting community and support of the NRA go hand in hand and we look forward to the return of this one-of-a-kind competition.”

All firearms, optics and ammunition are provided to the NRA World Shooting Championship competitors to level the playing field for this unique competition. Competitors will compete in twelve shooting stages covering the shooting sports disciplines.

Registration for the 2024 World Shooting Championships will open at 1 pm ET on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. Competitors planning to shoot this match are advised to secure their spot as soon as registration opens, as this match it has filled up in a few moments. in past years Upon registration opening, competitors must complete full registration via the NRA Shooters Portal: More information about the World Shooting Championship can be found at

NRA appreciates the support of our title sponsor, Walter Arms, INC. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available and interested individuals, groups or companies can contact Steve Kupcha, Managing Director of NRA Corporate Partnerships, at [email protected].

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