Fort Smith, Arkansas

The Well Armed Women Shooting Chapter

T.W.A.W. Shooting Chapters

The Well Armed Women Shooting Chapters

A 501(c)3 Non-profit organization NOT affiliated to the Old Fort Gun Club

Where the feminine and firearms meet

Creating Opportunities for women to learn and grow as shooters


The world of firearms can be intimidating for a women. The language, training styles and resources available to the new shooter are directed primarily toward men. Women are different and have needs that are unique to them. TWAW Shooting chapters provides women a safe and comfortable environment for women to gather, learn, train and discuss issues important to women gun owners. Members meet monthly at their local Host Range.  In the River Valley this will be the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Old Fort Gun Club River range.


Guest speakers offer their expertise on subjects such as self-defense, local gun laws, owning a gun with children in the home, concealed carry and more.  Safety is the primary focus of the TWAW Chapter Program.  The universal firearm safety rules are taught, applied, and adhered to at all times under the supervision of certified instructors and Range Safety Officers. Women 18 years and older who are legally eligible to own a firearm are invited to join (Local Laws may apply)


Annual Membership is only $50/yr. You are invited to attend your first meeting with no obligation. Benefits include: hundreds of discounts both locally and nationally, special pricing from our industry partners, insurance, member hat, training DVD, member discount at and much more. See website for full details. You will make new friends with like-minded women and find the support and training you need to be a Well Armed Woman.


Eryn Johnston (River Valley Chapter Leader)



Jennifer Willroth Paxton (River Valley Chapter Leader)