The United States National Development Rifle Team comprises shooters and coaches eligible for the Palma Team, the Veterans Team and the Under 21 / Under 25 Teams. The Team trains and competes in international and national matches, shooting at distances of 300 yards to 1,000 yards. This Team competes every year as the US National Development Rifle Team representing the United States in international and national events.
Once every four years the National Team fields coaches, shooters, and team management for the Young Eagles Under 21/25 Team, the Veterans Team, and the Palma Team. All three Teams compete in the World Individual and respective Team Championships. The selected members of the Palma(R) team represent the United States in the oldest and most prestigious long range event in the world: the famed Palma(R) Match.