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Albuquerque hosts National Rifle Association summit and competition
NRA conducts annual shooting tournament and competition, June 23-26
150 junior shooters from 15 states will participate in the event.
In addition to competing, contestants will also attend training classes on mental and physical aspects of competition, nutrition for shooters, collegiate shooting programs, and other opportunities and programs available for youth.
Friday, 6/25: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Training Seminars
Saturday, 6/26: 8:00 am, 10:30 am, 1:00 pm – Relays
“We’re excited to bring this year’s National Junior Air Gun Championship and Training Summit to Albuquerque. We have competitors traveling from all across the country to see how they measure up to other air gun shooters on a national level,” said Jessica McClain, NRA Air Gun Coordinator.
The competition is expected to attract an attendance of 690 people, bringing $303,500 in direct spending, according to estimates from the Albuquerque Convention & Visitors Bureau.
For more information on the 2010 NRA National Junior Air Gun Championship and Training Summit, visit http://www.nrahq.org/compete/nm_jr-airgun-champ.asp.