SDSSA is the state affiliate of the National Rifle Association and serves as the state arm for the NRA. It is also affiliated with the Civilian Marksmanship Program. SDSSA is a non-profit organization of hunters, collectors, competitive shooters, and general firearms enthusiasts working together to promote and protect the interests of firearm owners across the state. Organized as the official state affiliate organization of the National Rifle Association, we represent the interests of the NRA within South Dakota.
We encourage, promote and sponsor State Championship competitions at all levels in several disciplines. We compile annual shooting schedules and match information and provide State Championships awards for all sanctioned championship matches.
We coordinate and encourage efforts of member clubs and individuals in the fields of marksmanship training, firearms safety and recreational shooting through programs such as:
We sponsor and endorse wise firearms legislation at all levels of government, (city, county, state and national) and represent the interests of firearm owners within the state whenever legislative attempts are made to effect such ownership.