To qualify for consideration for a Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award, the individual must have been:
-Fundamentally responsible for the invention, development, marketing and/or promotion
of product(s) that gained widespread use and which fundamentally changed some aspect of
shooting sports equipment or related products for the better.
-Influence of the nominee’s work must demonstrably extend beyond the actual product(s)
themselves; have spawned imitators or offshoots.
-Through his work, nominee(s) must have contributed to the goals and mission of the
National Rifle Association and be a member(s) in good standing.
-Not intended as a posthumous award; individual nominee(s) or at least some member(s)
of the winning team or partnership must be alive in the year during which the nomination
is made (i.e., year prior to the award ceremony); however, deceased nominees meeting
this criteria will be eligible.