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Gold Medal Concours d’Elegance of Fine Guns
Rock Springs Ranch & Lodge, April 20, 2002
Proudly Presented by the NRA. 
Honored Marque — E.J. Churchill Gunmakers

Special Awards

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Western Double Gun & Rifle Championships
Proudly Presented by Ithaca Classic Doubles and Krieghoff  International

In addition to the class awards detailed in Rules & Classes, guns entered in the Gold Medal Concours on April 20 will be considered for the following Special Awards:

Best in Show — awarded by consensus of the judges

The Boothroyd People’s Choice Award — named in honor of the late fine-gun authority and writer Geoffrey Boothroyd and determined by popular ballot

The NRA Cup — awarded to “the gun or rifle of greatest historical significance to the development of sporting firearms”

The Shooting Sportsman Magazine Award — for “a contemporary custom-fitted game gun less than $15,000 in value that best typifies the ideal for upland hunting”

The Vintager Award — for “the vintage side-by-side gun that best exemplifies the standards and traditions of The Order of Edwardian Gunners”

The Grouse Point Almanac Award — for “the ideal light-gauge upland gun”

The German Gun Collectors Association Award — for Best German Gun

The Double Gun Journal Awards — for Best Dangerous Game Double Rifle; for Best North American Game Double Rifle

The Gallyon & Sons Award — for Best English Hammer Gun

The William Larkin Moore Award — for Best Italian Gun

The Lefever Arms Collectors Association Award — for Most Outstanding Lefever gun

The J. Rigby & Company Award — for the “Most Outstanding Rigby gun or rifle at The Gold Medal Concours d’Elegance of Fine Guns”

For Western Double Gun & Rifle Championships shooting awards, see Western Championships.

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