2023 National R3 Symposium
The 2023 National R3 Symposium was held May 22-25 in Albuquerque, NM. There were 249 registered professionals, ranging from practitioners to CEOs, representing 107 agency, nonprofit, industry and academia organizations. Sessions addressed hunting and shooting sports participation, tribal R3 engagement, avidity, What Women Want research findings, industry engagement, hunting regulation complexity, virtual resources available to hunter and shooters and more. In partnership with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the Council continued providing an opportunity for half-day R3 training to provide the foundation and understanding of R3 principles and strategies to inspire success.
2022 National R3 Symposium
The 2022 National R3 Symposium was held May 2-5 in Broken Arrow, OK. There were 220 professionals, ranging from practitioners to CEOs, representing over 100 different organizations in the agency, nonprofit, and industry space in attendance. Sessions addressed hunting participation and land access, shooting participation and range access, policy and regulations, technological solutions, social media and marketing, storytelling and mentorship, and diversifying hunting and the shooting sports. In partnership with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the Council hosted a half-day R3 training opportunity. The session will helped lay a solid foundation and understanding of R3 principles and strategies to inspire success.