Shooting Sports

Youth Shotshell Program Brings the World Outside


Consistent with its mission of “Bringing the World Outside,” Vista Outdoor brands Federal Premium, Estate and CCI continue to support organizations that promote the safe use and proper handling of firearms to the next generation. More

2016 Youth Goose Hunt

SD Youth HuntVista Outdoor sponsored the 26th annual South Dakota Youth Goose Hunt, an event with more than 100 youth hunters (ages 12-16). More

National 4H Shooting Sports Program

RCBS2.10.16Vista Outdoor brand RCBS showed its support for youth shooting sports education programs by presenting a check for $4,690 to the National 4H Shooting Sports Program. The program reached over 400,000 youth in 2015, with over 19,000 adult volunteers and professional educators through the Cooperative Extension Service. More

Tom Knapp Scholarship

TomKnapp-mediumVista Outdoor brands Federal Premium and Champion Traps & Targets are proud to support the Tom Knapp Memorial Scholarship, which was created to honor legendary exhibition shooter Tom Knapp, who passed away in April 2013. The program carries on Knapp’s work as an ambassador and teacher who inspired an entire generation of new shooters. More

Outdoor Mentors
Vista Outdoor brand Federal Premium is the official ammunition provider of Pass It On Outdoor Mentors, organization that connects traditional mentoring groups like Big Brothers Big Sisters with sportsmen and sportswomen, organizing events and long-term mentoring matches that focus on hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.

ruffed-grouseNew Hunter Mentor Program

Vista Outdoor brand Federal Premium recently became the official ammunition sponsor of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) New Hunter Mentor Program. It functions as an outreach initiative focused on educating and influencing new hunters of all ages, including youth, women, and veterans. More

Vista Outdoor Presents IHEA Volunteer Instructor of the Year Award

For more than 10 years, Vista Outdoor brand Federal Premium has sponsored the International Hunter Education Association-USA (IHEA-USA), including their Volunteer Instructor of the Year Award. More


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Vista Outdoor Conservation Director Ryan Bronson presented Mike Christensen, President of Pass It On Outdoor Mentors, with the 2016 Youth Leadership award at the Save the Hunt Breakfast at the National Wild Turkey Federation convention in Nashville. More

Daughters at the Range Event

025-Vista Outdoor sponsored the annual Daughters at the Range event, which is designed to introduce young ladies and their families to the shooting sports in a fun, educational environment. More than 150 girls registered to participate—64 of whom were first-time shooters. The 125 volunteers were thrilled to introduce these ladies to the sport and instruct them on safe firearms handling. More

Women’s Hunting & Fishing Expo

hfsmainVista Outdoor brands donated products to the Women’s Hunting and Fishing Expo to help launch the new event. Brands included Federal Premium Ammunition, Champion, Outers, Gunslick and Weaver. Women Hunting and Fishing’s mission is to increase hunting and fishing by women of all ages and backgrounds through education, inspiration and empowerment. More