National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) First Shots

First Shots is a program of the National Shooting Sports Foundation that offers the public an opportunity to learn the rules and requirements of firearm ownership along with comprehensive  information on firearm safety, shooting sports opportunities, individual and group training, and range access. Partnering with shooting ranges, First Shots is a shooting program that provides quality instruction in the safe, recreational use of firearms and provides newcomers with the opportunity to give shooting a try.

First Shots is broken into two portions:

  • Classroom
  • Range Time

The classroom portion will feature:

  • Introduction to Firearm Shooting
  • Range Information
  • Basic Instruction

Range time will provide you the opportunity to try what you learned hands-on.


To pay and register: September Classes, October Classes, November Classes & December Classes. To email our Training Coordinator, click here.



Payment Policy

Payment is due in advance and at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made no less than 72 hours before the training class if attendance is not possible. Cancellations will be reimbursed with a Sportsman’s Shop Gift Card. Cancellation after 72 hours will result in the loss of the registration fee.



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