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The Nation’s Largest Women’s Shooting Organization

Interested in Joining Us?

Who Are We?

The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapters (TWAW) is an organization of more than 200+ local chapters
across the nation focused on introducing women to the world of firearms. Our mission is to Educate,
Equip, and Empower women as they strive to make important personal choices in their lives.
We are women helping women discover our passion, develop our skills, and build new
relationships within our communities. New or experienced, young or mature, interested
in protection or just for fun…come join us!

Why Join the National Organization?

  • Your membership in the National TWAW organization makes your local chapter possible!
    The National organization provides the foundation that supports all of our
    chapters and chapter leaders.
  • Monthly meetings and shoots with passionate, trained leaders and instructors
  • Exclusive events to enhance your training and expand your interests
  • Traveling? Moving? No worries. Your membership is valid at any of our 200+ chapters!
  • Insurance coverage for your chapter’s monthly meetings
  • Access to a private Facebook Group and emails for sharing information with other members
  • Articles, tips, emails, and research, as well as a TWAW Monthly Newsletter
  • Personalized and group training in a safe environment geared toward the woman shooter
  • Guest speakers providing information on important topics for today’s woman shooter
  • The Well Armed Woman Gun Basics for Women DVD
  • Your own TWAW hat…Great for shooting, and for sharing your support in your community.
  • 10% discount on items purchased from the TWAW online store, plus other national/local discounts
  • Best of all—camaraderie and friendships with other women just like you! like you!

Do I need to join to attend the meetings?

  • Guests may attend one complimentary meeting. Membership is required for continued participation.
  • Membership in TWAW is $50 annually— that’s less than a latte a month ladies!
  • Your local chapter may have monthly range fees—see the Chapter Leader for details.
  • Joining is easy. Go to Go to the Chapters tab to find your local chapter.
    Click Join Today!



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The SW Iowa Chapter of the Well Armed
Woman holds its monthly meetings at:

McCunn Specialty Firearms
79480 Richland Rd
Massena, IA 50853

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Contact Information

Chapter Leader: Trish McCurdy
Find us on Facebook: SW Iowa Well Armed
Woman Chapter

The Well Armed Woman Owner: Carrie Lightfoot

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