As we come to the end of another busy year for the shooting and recreational hunting fraternity, our 175,000-plus members can rest assured that your SSAA is already preparing for a new year of growth and achievements.
We are excitedly preparing to launch a brand-new initiative in the first half of 2016: SSAA Gun Sales, an online website which will enable members to sell their firearms and firearm parts legally and easily. Members will be able to log in and advertise their item to the SSAA network, with the cost of taking part heavily discounted compared to non-members, serving as another member service and benefit of being part of the SSAA family.
Our Gold Membership option is still available to members now or at time of renewal, giving our members the assurances that their firearms are covered whether at home, on the range or out in the field. We will continue to offer this option in the years ahead, giving members the affordable firearms insurance they always asked for.
Despite the challenges our sport and recreation has faced this year, there has been a noticeable positive increase in interest regarding the shooting sports as a legitimate pastime. The shooting sports are growing right across the country, and it is pleasing to see more women and girls getting involved - and excelling. This goes to show that shooting is a family-fun sport.
To further promote our sport, now and into the future, it is timely to remind members about our Sponsor a Junior initiative. Our Junior Shooter publication remains popular with the younger generation, and...