AUSTIN, Texas - Julianna Crowder, president of A Girl & A Gun Women's Shooting League
, announced that the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF
), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry, will sponsor the Welcome Dinner at the 2013 A Girl & A Gun National Conference, Presented by Smith & Wesson.
The 2013 A Girl & A Gun National Conference, Presented by Smith & Wesson, will take place March 22-24 at T.I.G.E.R. Valley, the premiere training facility in Central Texas located in Waco. Bringing together some of the top women in the shooting industry, the conference offers participants training sessions, live-fire instruction and presentations on topics relevant to women participating in the shooting sports today.
"The National Shooting Sports Foundation has led the way in fostering programs specifically designed to bring more women into the shooting sports, as well as the firearms industry, and A Girl & A Gun is extremely grateful to NSSF and its members for their generous support," said Julianna Crowder.
NSSF is the latest in a growing list of firearms industry sponsors supporting A Girl & A Gun's inaugural national conference. Additional sponsors include Comp-Tac Victory Gear, the Outdoor Wire Digital Network, Taurus and presenting sponsor Smith & Wesson, among others.
"Women are participating in target shooting and hunting in unprecedented numbers, making this conference very timely and important," said NSSF Director of Recruitment and Retention Melissa Schilling. "We applaud A Girl & A Gun for all it has done to promote the safe and responsible use of firearms, and for encouraging women to share their enjoyment of the shooting sports with others."
A Girl & A Gun Women's Shooting League is a ladies-only organization established by women shooters for women shooters for the pistol, rifle and shotgun sports. Founded in February of 2011 in Austin, Texas, A Girl & A Gun today has more than 1,000 members and 28 clubs in 11 states, making it the fastest growing women's shooting organization.
For more information on the 2013 A Girl & A Gun National Conference, Presented by Smith & Wesson, or to find a club near you, visit www.AGirlAndAGunClub.com
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