NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
NSSF is the trade association for America's firearms industry.
Our mission: To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports.
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Please read each membership description to determine which application best fits you. All information submitted will be kept strictly confidential.

Voting Membership

Voting members shall be corporations, organizations, associations, clubs or partnerships with $2 million minimum annual sales, have been in business for 3 years prior to application and have been an NSSF Supporting Member for at least 1 year immediately preceding application. They, in the judgment of the NSSF Board of Governors, will further NSSF's mission to promote, protect and preserve the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry. Applications for voting membership must include a $2,500 initiation fee and be approved by the NSSF Board. If you are an exhibitor at the SHOT Show, this level of membership will entitle you to a discount on your booth space.

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Supporting Membership

Supporting Membership is for corporations, organizations, associations, clubs or partnerships who will further the objectives of the Foundation in the promotion of the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry. This category primarily includes manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers etc. If you are an exhibitor at the SHOT Show, this level of membership will entitle you to a discount on your booth space.

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Associate Membership

This application is for those members that are regularly engaged in supplying goods and/or services directly to businesses in the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry as determined by NSSF.

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Non-Profit Membership

Non-profit association membership includes non-profit associations that have an interest in the shooting sports. Excludes non-profit shooting ranges.

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Firearms Retailer / Shooting Range Membership

This membership is designed to accommodate firearms retailers, gunsmiths, existing shooting ranges, shooting ranges with a retail component, a retailer with a range component, and not-for-profit shooting ranges. This category is for both existing and start-up retailers/ranges. This membership category is not intended for personal ranges. (If you are retailing a product that you have manufactured, the Supporting category is the correct category for manufacturers).

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Premium Retailer Membership

For more information on the Premium Retailer Membership please see this link: http://nssf.org/retailers/premium/

This application is designed to provide Retailers, with the best possible firearms compliance program available. Built around an unlimited legal defense fund should the ATF take action against your license, this membership provides retailers with all the tools necessary to stay in compliance with existing ATF regulations. Premium Retail Members are not eligible to receive premium range benefits unless they separately apply and pay dues for Premium Range Membership.

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Premium Range Membership

For more information on the Premium Range Membership please see link: http://nssf.org/ranges/premium/

This NSSF Premium Range Membership is an exclusive membership for businesses that include indoor or outdoor shooting ranges. Membership constitutes agreement to and acceptance of all membership terms and conditions included with application. This membership category is not intended for personal ranges. Premium Range Members are not eligible to receive premium retail benefits unless they separately apply and pay dues for Premium Retail Membership.

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Media Membership

This membership is geared toward a member of a writers group or employee of a shooting, hunting or industry related publication. NSSF Member benefits include but are not limited to research and literature discounts.

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