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Shoot Like A Girl® Hosts Free Shooting Sports Event at Bass Pro Shops® in Independence

Shoot Like A Girl is taking the Home of the Brave Tour to Bass Pro Shops in Independence, Missouri this weekend for a free interactive event that introduces women to the shooting sports in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere. Both new and experienced shooters are invited to stop by the Shoot Like A Girl trailer in front of Bass Pro Shops on Saturday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to learn about safe and responsible gun ownership and the many benefits of firearms from certified female instructors who are eager to share their passion for the shooting sports.

What to Expect 

Both new and experienced shooters are invited to stop by the Shoot Like A Girl trailer in front of Bass Pro Shops to learn about safe and responsible gun ownership and the many benefits of firearms from certified female instructors who are eager to share their passion for the shooting sports. Attendees are also encouraged to bring their families and young children to discuss and hear more about firearm safety. No experience is necessary to participate in this free event, and all equipment is provided to guests upon arrival.

Inside the range, attendees who are 16 years of age or older will be able to handle and shoot handguns and long guns with guidance from instructors, using a military-grade firearm simulator which provides immediate recoil, impact and sound feedback. Archery coaches will also be onsite to assist guests with shooting bows. 

Outside the range, at the Shoot Like A Girl gun counter, visitors of all ages are welcome to compare a variety of disabled firearms, including revolvers, semi-automatic pistols, shotguns and rifles. Additional products from corporate partners will be on display, including optics, conceal carry bags, holsters, TrueTimber camouflage, SABRE pepper spray products and much more. A full list of partners is available online.

Updated Safety Measures

Shoot Like A Girl has implemented COVID-19 protocols in accordance with the CDC guidelines. Fully vaccinated participants are no longer required to wear a mask or social distance while participating in the Shoot Like A Girl trailer experience. Unvaccinated people should still continue to wear masks. CDC signs will be posted, and surfaces will be cleaned regularly. Hand sanitizer will still be available (provided by Leadslingers Whiskey) for use throughout the event.

More information, including photography from previous events and access to Shoot Like A Girl personnel for comment, is available before or after the event by contacting Kelsey Puryear at marketing@shootlikeagirl.com.

About Shoot Like A Girl  

As a leader in the industry, Shoot Like A Girl is committed to growing the number of women who participate in the shooting sports by empowering them with confidence. The Shoot Like A Girl trailer, with a state-of-the-art firearm simulator, travels to cities all across the United States, hosting an interactive experience that gives attendees an opportunity to shoot pistols, rifles and bows in a fun, safe and comfortable atmosphere. The event is free to each guest thanks to Shoot Like A Girl’s generous corporate partners, including GLOCKBass Pro Shops, Cabela’sRugerBerettaColt, MagpulBushnellSavageSpringfield ArmoryWalther, FN AmericaHeckler & KochSmith & WessonTrueTimberWalker’sBirchwood CaseyMossbergLymanCrossBreed HolstersThermacellBlack Rifle Coffee CompanyGTMSABREArchery 360Bow Hunting 360, SOG, Women’s Outdoor NewsRocky Mountain Elk Foundation , PrimosGold Tip ArrowsHoppesFederal Premium AmmunitionMathewsHoytS & S OutdoorsALPS OutdoorZLacrosse Footwear and Upper Canyon Outfitters.

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