Telangana Rifle Association (TRA) has been formed around the same time during which the 29th state of India was created in mid 2014 i.e. Telangana.

The main Objective of Telangana Rifle Association (TRA) is to promote the art of target shooting in Telangana.

Some of the governing body members are seasoned administrators and renowned shooters. As office bearers of Rifle Association of Andhra Pradesh (RAAP), these professionals groomed target shooting in the United state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for over a decade. As a result RAAP is one of the active & successful shooting associations in India.

Telangana Rifle Association (TRA) continues to prosper under the able administration and active participation of the TRA governing body.

TRA successfully conducted Ist Telangana Shooting Competition 2014 at Sports Authority of Telangana, Shooting Ranges, Gachibowli, Hyderabad from 13th to 18th of August 2014. Over 300 shooters participated from different districts of Telangana. Competitions were conducted in Shotgun events i.e Trap, Skeet and Double Trap and Small Bore events of 10mts, 25mts and 50mts. The Competition was a grand success and enjoyed intense coverage of print and electronic media.

The VIth South Zone Shotgun Shooting Championship 2014 (ISSF) was held at Sports Authority of Telangana, Shooting Ranges, Gachibowli, Hyderabad from 26th to 31st October 2014 as per rules and regulations under NRAI Match Book 2013. Around 115 Shooters participated in the event from Seven States i.e Telangana, Andhra Pardesh, Tamil nadu, Karnataka, Pondicherry, Maharastra, Chattisgharg, and Kerala.

The Competition was completed successfully. The Competition had a vast coverage in the media.