We FIGHT for Gun Owner RIGHTS
The Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association (MSRPA) is the flagship Gun Rights organization in and for the State of Maryland. The objective is to continue to develop new activists with numerous individual skills who will help us bring Maryland into line with the rest of the states which have made strong gains in protecting the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Why should I join the State Association?
The NATIONAL Rifle Association sponsors and sanctions National Competitions, and defends your rights in Washington, DC.
The STATE Association sponsors and sanctions local competitions in Maryland, and defends your rights in Maryland
MSRPA organizes and conducts state championship matches in all shooting disciplines
MSRPA promotes the establishment of safe shooting ranges and hunting lands.
MSRPA sponsors the official Maryland State Rifle Team and the Maryland State Pistol Team.
MSRPA promotes hunting and emphasizes safety and hunter education.
MSRPA develops, promotes, funds and maintains active and ongoing Junior Programs.
MSRPA is fully affiliated with the Director of Civilian Marksmanship and the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice.
Maryland General Assembly “Gun Bill Days” Scheduled
Join our legislative team in Annapolis to defend our rights in front of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on March 8 and the House Judiciary Committee on March 14. Hearings on both days start at 1:00PM.
For a listing of all firearm and hunting bills presented in this session, please see our bill tracker on our Legislation page.
If you wish to testify, either in writing or in person, please see the links below:
Announcing a Bullseye Pistol Clinic
The Twelfth Precinct Pistol Club and Anne Arundel Fish & Game Association are jointly hosting an introductory bullseye pistol clinic at The Twelfth Precinct Pistol Club in Harwood, Maryland on April 1-2, 2017. This clinic will teach you everything you need to know to get started in the great sport of bullseye pistol shooting.
Regulated Firearm Purchase Application Process Goes On-Line January 1st
As part of Maryland State Police efforts to improve customer service, the process of applying to purchase a regulated firearm is moving from paper forms filled out by hand, to an on-line automated system expected to increase efficiency and improve the process for both customers and firearms dealers.
Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Classes
In accordance with our role to provide the residents of Maryland with means to exercise their Second Amendment right to own a firearm and to comply with the statutes of the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, the Maryland State Rifle and Pistol Association will be conducting the required Handgun Qualification License (HQL) classes at the Associated Gun Clubs of Baltimore.