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Shooting Sports Training

Start Date10/4-5/2019 AND 10/11-12/2019
Age Requirement21
Registration Begins: 8/20/2019
Last Day to Register: 10/01/2019
Cost: $80.00
MUST BE 21 YEARS OR OLDER (See below for limited exception)
Description: This 25 hour course completes all requirements to become an NRA Rifle Instructor. The training includes both classroom and range time.  Students will complete a basic instructor training, basics of rifle shooting and rifle instructor training. Students must complete all sections to become certified.
NOTE: This course is not for Cub Scout leaders who want to be certified as Cub BB gun range masters.  Also, if you have already taken the basic instructor training (BIT), after registering, inform Mr. Agnell and he will give you specific times to arrive so that you do not repeat BIT.
Limited Exception: Scouts under 21 who plan to work at winter or summer camp on the shooting range may attend and be certified as assistant or apprentice instructors, only with the prior approval of Mr. Agnell.
Dates: Oct, 4-5 & Oct. 11-12
Times: Friday Oct. 4 will be from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at Brentwood Christian School, 11908 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753.  The class on Saturday, Oct. 5 will start at 8:30 AM and may end as late as 8:00 pm.
Friday Oct.11 will be  6:30 pm -10:00 pm. at Wooten Lodge, LPSR and continue on Oct. 12 from 8:30 am – 7:00 pm at the lodge and on the rifle range.
Meals: Meals will be provided on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Lost Pines.
Camping: Camping is available for those who wish to camp over the weekend.
Class Size: This course is open to the first 20 who register and pay the $80 course fee.
Course requirements to be certified as an NRA Rifle Instructor:
1. Be a registered Scouter age 21 or over;
2. Attend the entire course;
3. Pass a written test and demonstrate shooting ability;
4. Each participant must commit to helping at least once each year with a Council, District, Troop or Venture shooting sports activity, not including their own unit.
There will be a $30 – $50 NRA certification fee at the end of the course, depending on whether you are an NRA member or not.
Activity Location: Brentwood Christian School, 11908 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78753
and at  Lost Pines Scout Reservation is at 785 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX 78602, US
For questions or additional information, please contact
NRA Range Safety Officer Training – (Boy Scout & Venture Leaders Only)
Age Requirement: You must be 21 years or older to take this course.
DATE: October 19, 2019
Activity Time: 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
Description:  If you want to take your troop or crew shooting, you must have an NRA Range Safety Officer present at the range, in addition to an NRA Instructor. This 9 hour course consists of Range Safety Officer’s roles and responsibilities, range standard operating procedures, range inspection and range rules, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, and Range Safety Briefings which include emergency procedures. You must be 21 years old to take this course.  In addition to the course fee of $60.00, upon completion of the course, you will need to register with the NRA to become certified.  There will be a $30 – $50 NRA fee depending on whether you are a NRA member or not.
Location:  Fickett Center
Don’t Forget: The course is open to the first 20 who register.
What’s Included: The cost for the course will be $60.00 which includes the RSO manual and lunch.
For questions contact: Bill Bryson  at

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