CRPA Mission Statement

CRPA Mission Statement
  • To protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the individual’s Right to Keep and Bear Arms, both in public and private.
  • To promote and educate the public regarding safe and responsible firearm ownership and use.
  • To encourage participation in the shooting sports.
  • To promote the individual’s right of self-preservation, hunting, defense of family, persons, property, and the common defense.
  • To support and promote the goals and objectives of the National Rifle Association and the inalienable rights of the individual American citizen.
  • To oppose any actions which the CRPA believes infringe upon the right of the individual citizen to keep and bear arms, in public or in private, as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
  • To provide firearm educational, safety, and training information to the public.
  • To make CRPA facilities available to the public for training in firearms use and to encourage more active participation by the general public in organized firearms sportsmanship events.
  • To work with other sporting and wildlife groups and agencies to ensure proper management and respect for our wildlife resources and to encourage public education concerning these resources.
  • To sponsor public events which contribute to public awareness of the proper use of firearms and the spirit of cooperation and discipline that is derived therefrom.
  • To sponsor legislation and regulatory policies that support the mission of the CRPA.
  • To sponsor CRPA competitive state championship matches and shooting teams to compete in national championships, such as National Rifle Association (NRA), the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), and other relevant national championships.