3-gun is currently one of the fastest growing shooting sports. It provides shooters with the opportunity to master a variety of marksmanship skills using a host of firearms in a fluid and dynamic setting.
If the name didn’t already give it away, this sport involves three different firearms rifle, pistol, and shotgun.
The equipment will vary among shooters but 3-gunners typically start with an AR-15 style rifle or any semi-automatic rifle in .223, 9mm pistol, and semi-automatic or pump 12 gauge shotgun.
Courses are designed with a variety of obstacles and targets where the competitor can shoot anything from steel plates to flying clays to paper silhouettes. Each shooter travels and shoots around barriers - like walls, barrels, etc. Scores are based on the time it takes to travel the course and how accurately they shot each target.