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USCCA AR-15 Instructor Course Wraps Up 2022

On Dec. 5-7, 2023, 13 A Girl & A Gun Chapter Facilitator gathered in Killeen, TX, for the USCCA AR-15 Fundamentals Instructor Certification Course. This curriculum was one of the newest USCCA classes available that was developed in response to the popularity of the AR-15 platform.  According to the NSSF (National Shooting Sports Foundation), Americans own more than 20 million AR-styled rifles. 

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Hooked on Upland Hunting

A Girl & A Gun hosted its 4th Upland Adventure pheasant hunt from November 30 to December 3, 2022, at Upland Inn Hunts in Greensburg, Kansas. The hunting group comprised 6 women from around the country, along with 3 of their husbands. The ladies had the honor of hunting with AG & AG Founder Julianna Crowder as well as Dave Miller of CZ-USA with his bird dogs, Guinness and Sailor.

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November 2022 Recap

In November 2022, A Girl & A Gun added new chapters, new host ranges, new training programs — and engaged a lot of paper turkey targets! We saw a lot of training, coaching, and camaraderie across the nation. Here are our highlights for November 2022.

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October 2022 Recap

In October, A Girl & A Gun crisscrossed the country for training and matches, bringing new opportunities for women to learn and compete. As always, we were movers and shakers in the firearms industry! Here are our highlights for October 2022.

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Virtual Learning for AG & AG Members

Virtual GNOs were such a success that after the world reopened, the GNOs have continued. Two GNOs are scheduled each month. The first focuses on the AG & AG monthly value from the Shooting Journal and is presented by a Chapter Facilitator. The second is usually presented by Tatiana Whitlock (AG & AG’s Director of Training) and focuses on that month’s pistol skill.

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Gun Choices

Top 10 Handguns for Women in 2022

The most accurate way to determine the best handguns for women is to observe what women are bringing to the range. At the A Girl & A Gun National Conference CELEBRATE 2022, attendees brought 739 handguns to use for training classes ranging from concealed carry to competition. These numbers represent the best handguns preferred and used by women.

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Charitable Causes

Officers Attend 6th Annual ‘Back the Women in Blue’ Event Presented by GLOCK

A Girl & A Gun (AG & AG) Women’s Shooting League hosted its 6th ‘Back the Women in Blue’ law enforcement training event presented by GLOCK from October 12-15, 2022, at the Round Rock Public Safety Training Center. The student group comprised 16 female officers from around the country, who had been nominated by citizens or colleagues in their home communities as deserving of this experience.

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80 Lady 3-Gunners Compete in 7th Annual Fall Fest Matches

Earlier this month ladies traveled to Missouri from 17 different states to participate in shooting clinics, stage walkthroughs, social activities, and ultimately 2 fantastic matches. The Team Pistol Challenge and Multigun Challenge took place at the beautiful Lucas Ranch with 80 female competitors tackling 14 stages over 3 days. A Girl & A Gun (AG & AG) is proud to announce the results of the 2022 Fall Festival, which included the only all-ladies 3-gun match in the Nation.

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September 2022 Recap

This month we set a record for our National Conference registrations and our Sniper School was the talk of the town as a dozen of

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August 2022 Recap

August was a ton of fun! Our members came to the range between their family vacations and back-to-school activities: AG & AG chapters hosted 355 events, a 15% increase from last year. Our members celebrated National Shooting Sports Month with enthusiasm! Here are some of our highlights:.

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July 2022 Recap

This summer we beat the heat with indoor activities and training workshops, and when we were having fun in the sun, we had a blast! Our memberships are growing, and our chapters are having a lot of summer fun! Here are some of the highlights!

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June 2022 Recap

June 2022 included some huge announcements for A Girl & A Gun. Our member engagement continues to increase and our chapters are having a lot of summer fun at the range! Here are some of the highlights!

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A Girl & A Gun Founder Announces Retirement

Julianna Crowder hosted the first A Girl & A Gun (AG & AG) Girls Night Out on February 28, 2011. She partnered with Robyn Sandoval, and together they grew AG & AG to be the nation’s premier women’s training organization. Crowder notified AG & AG members that Thursday was her last day with the organization.

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AG & AG Adds 4 New NSCA Instructors

Four A Girl & A Gun leaders earned their shotgun instructor certification from the National Sporting Clays Association! Theresa Schneider, Julie Fingeroos, Krystal Schmidt, and Stephanie Soendker earned their NSCA Level I instructor certificate from David Miller (Owner of Miller Shooting Sports, Guinness World Record Holder, and Product Manager of CZ-USA).

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May 2022 Recap

In May 2022, A Girl & A Gun was soaring high after experiencing an overwhelmingly successful National Conference! Our members continued to stay engaged virtually and we held a lot of in-person events at the range. Here are some of the highlights.

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Holsters & Purse Carry

A Closer Look at the Enigma Holster

The Enigma by Phlster has been an almost everyday part of my life for over eleven months now. I will be honest with you, this can be an incredibly frustrating conceal carry tool. But like most good things, it takes time and patience. Here is a list of things I have learned in the months I have been using the Enigma.

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April 2022 Recap

April 2022 was another wonderful month in AG & AG Nation! We welcomed new members, opened new chapters, connected with new host ranges, and of course, hosted our biggest National Conference to date. Here are some of the highlights.

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Caitlin Gaub of Acadiana LA Takes 1st in 1q2022 Postal Match

AG & AG proudly announces the winners of the 2022 1st Quarter League Match. Over 160 participants from 36 chapters submitted scores to start the year with a bang! Congratulations to Caitlin Gaub and Shelby Elias of Acadiana, LA for earning 4 wins this quarter. Caitlin placed 1st Overall along with 1st Place in the Centerfire Optics division and Shelby placed 1st in the Rimfire Irons and Rimfire Optics divisions.

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March 2022 Recap

March 2022 was full of training, camaraderie, and planning for next month’s National Conference! We enjoyed a lot of time together on the range, and the daylight savings change provided more daylight for outdoor shooting fun! Here are some of the March 2022 highlights.

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Revolver Feedback

Recently we were introduced to a startup firearms manufacturer, who has a premiere design is for a small frame revolver. Their identified market segment is approximately 80% women, so it is a potential partner for A Girl & A Gun. They are hoping to learn about your preferences, needs, and interests. Please take a moment to provide your feedback.

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February 2022 Recap

This month marked our 11th Anniversary! Over a decade of A Girl & A Gun! We hosted a lot of events and welcomed a lot of new members. Here are the highlights!

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January 2022 Recap

January marked another great start to a great year! We were able to see some friends at SHOT Show and through a lot of virtual meetings throughout the month. Our chapters hosted a variety of events to kick off the new year! Here are our highlights for January 2022.

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December 2021 Recap

December marked a fantastic end of 2021 for A Girl & A Gun! We gained new members, new chapters, new host ranges, new gun owners, and new sponsors! Here are our highlights for December and 2021!

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