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World Governing Body

The world governing body for muzzle loading is the Muzzle Loaders Associations International Confederation (MLAIC) and since 1999 has held Long Range World Championship, with competitions fired at 300, 500, 600, 900 and 1000 yards. More information


The Dominion of Canada Rifle Association (DCRA) was founded in 1868 to promote and encourage the training of marksmanship throughout Canada. The Canadian Black Powder Championships include events for both muzzle loading rifles and black powder cartridge rifles. More information

Great Britain

The Muzzle Loaders Association of Great Britain (MLAGB) was formed in 1952 and is the Governing Body for muzzle loading within the UK. Its objectives are to encourage an interest in muzzle loading firearms; to promote, regulate and safeguard their use; and to preserve their freedom of collection. For more information seeLRML in Great Britain

New Zealand

The New Zealand Black Powder Shooters Federation Inc provide information to help shooters develop and promote their interest in all forms of black powder shooting in New Zealand. Their constitutional aim is to promote black powder shooting at all levels within New Zealand and to ensure that NZ shooters are able to participate in national and international competition. More information

United States of America

The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA) was founded in 1933. Their mission statement says they “to promote, support, nurture, and preserve NMLRA’s and our nation’s rich historical heritage in the sport of muzzle loading through recreational, educational, historical, and cultural venues such as match competition, hunting, gun making and safety, historical re-enactments, exhibits, museums, libraries, and other related programs.” Some of their events include long range muzzle loading competition out to 1,200 yards. More information

The United States International Muzzle Loading Committee is a non-profit corporation created in 1976 to recruit the best shooters possible from the US muzzle loading community to become members of the United States International Muzzle Loading Team and compete in the MLAIC World Championship Events. More information from: ?????

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