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Shooting times for Online Course

The following are the dates and times for our shooting qualifications for our online/hybrid classes.
To book a time and date call or e-mail us.

10/28 - Sat - 09:30
10/31 - Tue - 09:30
11/03 - Fri - 09:30
11/10 - Fri - 09:30
11/12 - Sun - 11:30
11/17 - Fri - 09:30
11/18 - Sat - 09:30
11/21 - Tue - 09:30
11/25 - Sat - 09:30
11/28 - Tue - 09:30
12/02 - Sat - 09:30


All range qualifications are held at the Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake MN unless otherwise noted above. Dates and times are subject to change and you MUST SCHEDULE an appointment for your range session by e-mailing us or calling us at 952-891-1537 to confirm your attendance.

Session:

  1. Bring hearing and eye protection (the range also has it available for purchase)
  2. Bring your firearm and 30 rounds of ammunition
    1. If you don't own a firearm, we have a .22 available for use for $10 additional
    2. Shooting fees are the student's responsibility - (gun rental not included)
  3. Dress for the weather. This is an outdoor range and we shoot rain or shine, Only extreme cold snaps do we cancel these sessions for your safety. We also recommend you wear outdoor foot wear. No sandles, flip-flops or open toed shoes in summer. And wear boots or hiking boots in winter
  4. Target is an 8" paper plate at 21 feet.
    1. 7 out of 10 shots must hit the plate to qualify.
    2. Students will be allowed to reshoot TWICE only. If a student does not qualify, they must reschedule their shooting. It's recommended they do so after they take a private lesson from us or another qualified instructor.
  5. A student must handle the firearm safely at all times! Failure to do so is grounds for immediate course failure.
 
2015 Minnesota Law Changes

Governor Dayton has signed SF 878 into law. The bill has several pro-gun provisions such as:

•prohibits any government agency from confiscating or regulating the lawful possession, carrying, transfer, transportation and defensive use of firearms or ammunition during a state of emergency, like the actions that occurred in the wake of Hurricane Katrina;
 
•aligns Minnesota with more than 40 other states that have conformed their statutes to federal law so that their residents can purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provided that the purchase or transfer complies with state and federal law;
 
•modifies the Capitol Carry Notification provision (current statute allows permit holders to carry on the capitol complex as long as permit holders “notify the sheriff or the commissioner of public safety, as appropriate.”  This legislation would update and clarify the statute to provide that application for a permit constitutes “notification”);
 
•provides a language change to help resolve carry permit reciprocity issues;
 
•legalizes ownership and possession of firearm sound suppressors (suppressors are legal to own under federal law and in 39 other states).

July 1st
> Suppressor ban ends;
> Capital carry notification standards change;
> Carry permit recognition standards change;

August 1st
> Emergency powers provision takes effect;
> Ban on hunting with suppressors ends

Analysis provided by GOCRA.