We build a strong relationship with companies who “Get it”. Our sponsor companies truly understand the needs of the woman shooter and have made a commitment to hear their voices. Our sponsors are continually helping the industry rise to meet the needs of the fastest growing demographic in shooting sports: Women!
These companies support us year round in addition to making our Annual National Chapter Leader conference not only possible, but attainable for our 800+ volunteer chapter leaders all across the country
Thank you to all of our Sponsors
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We are thrilled to announce NRA Women will be the presenting sponsor for the 2018 National Leader Conference. We could not be more honored to welcome them.
NRA Women is designed for female gun enthusiasts. It’s a resource for news, education, events and more. And we’re telling more stories of empowered women like you. Come explore, connect, celebrate and unite with the women of NRA.
Action Target designs, manufactures and installs modern shooting ranges, tactical combat houses and portable steel targets for innovative and versatile firearms training.
The start to finish turnkey approach ensures each step of the process is handled by in-house professionals with 30 years industry knowledge and expertise.
Under the direction and ingenuity of Mark Craighead, CrossBreed Holsters LLC was born in 2005. Mark was an avid shooter, re-loader and concealed carry permit holder who was introduced to firearms at a young age by his father. With a strong interest in firearms — particularly handguns — Mark grew his knowledge of the firearms industry. And with his experience, Mark became familiar with holsters, learning what worked and what did not.
CrossBreed Holsters has raised the standard for customer service in the holster industry through its two-week, try-it-free guarantee and a lifetime warranty*. Those standards continue today with every CrossBreed holster that is manufactured and sold. CrossBreed Holsters ensures that every customer is a customer for life.
Founded by two best friends, in their garage, Girls with Guns® Clothing (GWG) was born out of a dream and fashioned through a partnership that’s one part risk taker and one part conservative. GWG is located in beautiful Northern California between Redding and Chico, a few hours south of the Oregon border, in the small town of Red Bluff, California.
A perfect combination of our passion for the sport of shooting, hunting and fashion, GWG clothing and accessories let women show their love for hunting and shooting in an edgy way. Our line, designed by women for women, was created for all women from the avid hunter and shooter to the fashionista, to allow them to keep warm while looking good! It is your everyday, outdoor lifestyle apparel. There’s something for everyone: from gun and shell bags to t-shirts, pants and sweatshirts, including the ever-popular fur hoodies.
Started in 1963 by Gaston Glock, GLOCK is committed to “Perfection” in all of our firearms and products. With a loyal following of law enforcement, military, and sport shooters, GLOCK has become the leading global pistol manufacturer. Even so, GLOCK looks to continue pursuing perfection in design, engineering, and manufacturing: The 4th Generation of GLOCK “Safe Action” Pistols ® features changes to our line of products to further improve performance and precision for every GLOCK shooter. Glock is proud to return to the TWAW Leader Conference for the fifth year in a row.
Gun Tote’n Mamas™, an affordable line of Concealed Carry handbags, was inspired and developed BY WOMEN FOR WOMEN. We don’t make this statement lightly. Our parent company, Kingport Industries LLC, is a Certified Women Owned Business (WBE, WBENC) since 2004. In 2008 we exhibited at the Shot Show for the first time. Being in the travel goods and accessory leather products industry for over 35 years, we displayed and demonstrated these products which included handbags. We were not prepared for the OVERWHELMING response from Instructors, Law Enforcement and Security Personnel (men and women) asking if our handbags were made for Concealed Carry. That AH-HA moment proved how important it was to provide reasonably priced, high quality and multi-tasking concealed carry bags without compromise on design, construction and, most important, LEATHER. We spent over a year doing extensive research and development. We collaborated and worked through issues and concerns expressed to us by Instructors of CCW classes all across the United States.
Every one of our products has been TESTED, TESTED, TESTED by Instructors from facilities training CSI, FBI and Navy Seals to the consumer like yourself. We want to hear it all – we are not afraid and HIGHLY encourage your feedback. It is comments from the field that will continue to make these bags the best for the job. Please email us at GUN TOTE’N MAMAS™. You are what you carry, so let Gun Tote’n Mamas help you be safe, secure and TAKE CONTROL IN STYLE!
Hornady Manufacturing has gone from a start-up in a small Grand Island former auto body shop to become the largest independently owned maker of bullets, ammunition, and tools in the world. That’s quite an accomplishment. It demonstrates that a great many things have been done right throughout the company’s history. It suggests as well that the future may prove just as promising.
The Hornady Manufacturing Company is truly more than the sum of its employees, equipment and facilities. A visitor to Grand Island, Nebraska, can quickly discover how active the Hornady family has been in community affairs, how generous in its philanthropy, how concerned for helping others—including the larger shooting community.
The Hornady heritage and the Hornady vision are one and the same.
Since 1988, Liberty has been building home and gun Safes in America. Liberty has made substantial investments in the people and equipment to become the largest manufacturer of large capacity Safes in the World! Liberty’s commitment to Quality, Service & Reliability has set Liberty apart from other Manufacturers. Liberty Safe takes great pride in building a quality product right here in the USA and at the hands of American workers.
28 years later, Liberty now produces over 450 safes a day in its 300,000 sq. ft. production & distribution facility located in Payson, Utah
Investing in America
Liberty employs more than 450 American workers!
Liberty Safe has recently invested in a $10 million dollar high-end production line to bring the production of all entry-level safes back to the United States.
Last year alone, Liberty BUILT & SOLD more than 125,000 gun safes, doubling our nearest competitor.
After 29 years of selling American made gun, home and fire safes, Liberty has sold more than 2 MILLION SAFES!Liberty continues to improve and innovate to insure that our security safes are the most reliable safe to protect your valuables.
Forrest and Charlotte started Lucas Oil Products with the simple philosophy of producing only the best line of lubricants and additives available anywhere. Since its inception, Lucas has steadfastly adhered to this corporate objective. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas has established itself as a top selling additive line in the American truck stop industry.
Lucas is also one of the fastest growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry. A premium line of oils, greases and problem solving additives has helped to firmly establish Lucas as a prominent figure in this marketplace.
Lucas also produces a heavy duty line of products for the industrial and agricultural markets. President Forrest Lucas sums it up, “Our forte’ is to make better products for industries and specialty situations that are not having their needs completely satisfied by other oil products and, believe me, the major oil companies have left a lot of weak spots. We have an excellent staff and a world of technology which we have gained through years of research. Together we have done a great deal in a short period of time and we intend to do a lot more.”
Lucas has long been directly involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions, at all levels. Seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, the Lucas people went to work again. The end result being a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry.
The Lucas success story has been built upon hard work, an unparalleled line of premium products and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction. This single formula for success will continue to guide Lucas Oil Products as it grows in the years to come.
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. As a full-line manufacturer of American-made firearms, Ruger offers consumers over 400 variations of more than 30 product lines, from the ubiquitous 10/22® and Mini-14®, to the new and exciting LCP® II, Mark IV™, Ruger American Pistol®, Ruger Precision Rifle®, SR-556 Takedown®, AR-556® and Ruger American Rifle®. Our awarding-winning products (the Gunsite Scout Rifle, SR9c®, LCR® and LCP®) all prove that Ruger has a rugged, reliable firearm to meet every shooter’s needs. For more than 60 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®,” echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms
By 2022, The USCCA Will
EDUCATE 10,000,000 GUN OWNERS
STOP 20,000 CRIMES
Located at 1000 Freedom Way in West Bend, Wisconsin. The USCCA headquarters
stands as a pillar for upholding the American dream.
Ultimate Training Munitions (UTM) was founded with a mission to produce the most technologically advanced, non-lethal training ammunition in existence. By safely converting service or duty firearms and using precision engineered training ammunition, UTM products allow military and law enforcement professionals to ‘train as they fight’ for the most realistic, force-on-force training possible.
Ultimate Training Munitions manufactures an array of training ammunition and over 150 firearm conversions at one of two locations; Suffolk, United Kingdom or New Jersey, USA. With over a 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing space and its fulfillment warehouse in Brownsville, Texas, UTM is poised for unlimited growth in production and technology!
Walther Arms has been a leader in the firearms industry for over 130 years. Renowned throughout the world for its innovation since Carl Walther and his son Fritz, created the first semi-automatic pistol in 1908.
Today, the innovative spirit of its founders lives on as one of the world’s leading premium manufacturers of sporting, defense and law enforcement firearms.
“Early on I saw the significance and importance THE WELL ARMED WOMAN would have on our shooting industry. As a female industry veteran of 40 plus years, I have recognized this growing market segment and knew we must support the organization any way we could. WALTHER ARMS, INC., is proud to be one of the original sponsors of TWAW. From its first conference in St. Louis, and each year after, Walther continues to give both financial and moral support. WALTHER ARMS is honored by its relationship with the growing membership of TWAW. Many of our handguns respect the “female friendly” user with comfortable grips, triggers and ease of slides. WALTHER ARMS thanks you for your support and partnership. We will continue to give TWAW our ear and our support.”
Cyndi Flannigan, VP Sales for Walther Arms, Inc.
My aim, at The Well Armed Woman is to educate, equip, and empower you as a woman gun owner.
Here you’ll find everything you need to make well informed decisions about the role of firearms in your life whether you are a new or experienced gun owner. The Well Armed Woman Instructor program provides instructor certification courses to meet the unique needs of female students. We have certified almost 500 female instructors all over the country. You can search them here
The Well Armed Woman has designed a line of holsters specifically for women and carries those that work well and fit women’s bodies. We carry a variety of products that meet the needs of the women shooter
The Well Armed Woman, LLC will also provide a much needed sense of community to this growing but often ignored group of women. Our Facebook page is a very active and dynamic community where we discuss and share important topics and advice! TWAW Shooting Chapters is a non-profit organization that organizes local groups of women around the country that meet monthly to practice, learn and grow as shooters. Creating opportunities for women to be introduced to issues important to women shooters, learn safe gun handling skills and train together. We have 387 chapters in 49 states! Search to find one near you here?
I hope you’ll enjoy browsing through the site and find it a helpful resource to you as a woman gun owner. Sign up for the newsletter, follow the blog, join us on Facebook and feel free to email me with questions, suggestions, or concerns. I look forward to getting to know you!
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Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Research has shown that women are the decision makers in 85%. Sponsoring TWAW Shooting Chapters will put you in the ideal position of spending 3 full days at a private event with women from all walks of life already making purchases in the gun/outdoors industry. Engage with these women discussing their needs, wants, and feedback while discussing what your company have to offer. You’ll walk away with real insight you won’t be able to find anywhere else along with a strong relationship with a loyal base of customers and a non-profit organization who values your relationship and truly cares about your experience. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org