Brownells/NRA National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassador Program

Brownells/NRA National Youth Shooting Sports AmbassadorsThis program gives our Co-op Youth group partners -- Boy Scouts of America, National High School Rodeo Association, Royal Rangers, Venturing (BSA) and USA Shooting -- the opportunity to select the outstanding youth from their organization to represent them.  If you are a member of one of these youth groups and meet the criteria, please contact your organization directly to apply for this program.  Youth interested must be:

  • At least 16 years old and no older than 21 years old.
  • Able to travel one week in mid-January to Las Vegas to attend SHOT Show and one week in late April to attend the National Rifle Association's Annual Meetings.
  • A successful public speaker.
  • Enjoy writing articles.
  • Active in a Youth Shooting Sports Program.

For additional requirements, please check with your respective youth organization.

Organization Contact
Boy Scouts of America and BSA Venturing Bill.Evans@scouting.org
National High School Rodeo Association llarsen@nhsra.org
Royal Rangers Shad@theNSSP.org
USA Shooting Chooses their Ambassador from the National Jr. Development Team

The NRA representative to the Brownell/NRA Ambassador program is chosen from the top three Outstanding Achievement Youth Award winners and/or other NRA programs. If you have questions, please email ambassadors@nrahq.org.

Brownells/NRA National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors
Year Ambassador Organization
2013 Dallas Beshears National High School Rodeo Association
Maxson Boyd Boy Scouts of America
McKenna Dahl USA Shooting
Cristobal "Cris" Herrera Royal Rangers
Ryan Mitchell Boy Scouts of America
Dillon C. Ward National Rifle Association
2012 Olivia Kate Cashman National Rifle Association
Brandy Drozd USA Shooting
Jared Hill Royal Rangers
Joshua Nolan Boy Scouts of America - Venturing
Jesse Rogers National High School Rodeo Association
William Turner Boy Scouts of America
2011 Courtney Anthony USA Shooting
Bailey Connor National High School Rodeo Association
Thomas Cunningham Boy Scouts of America - Venturing
Tyler Ebert Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout
Henry F. Jentz II Royal Ranger
Garrett Walters National Rifle Association
2010 Michael Carter Royal Rangers
Amy Clark Boy Scouts of America - Venturing
Jessy Hagey National High School Rodeo Association
Ben Hayes Boy Scouts of America
Rachael Heiden USA Shooting
Kyle Loyd NSSP
Collin Wietfeldt National Rifle Association
2009 Kevin Brannan Royal Rangers
Jeff Bue National Rifle Association
Dillon Jenson National High School Rodeo Association
Matthew McGoarty Boy Scouts of America
John Washburn Boy Scouts of America - Venturing
2008 Samantha Olsen The First NRA Ambassador