NRA Rifle Instructor Course

NRA Rifle Instructor Course
Registration Begins
1/30/2019 8:00 AM
Last Day To Register
5/8/2019 12:00 PM
12500 North IH 35
Austin, TX 78753, US
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Start Date: 5/10-11/2019 AND 5/17-18/2019

Age Requirement21

Registration Begins:

Last Day to Register: 5/08/2019


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.

Limited Exception: Scouts under 21 who plan to work at summer camp in 2019 may attend and be certified as assistant or apprentice instructors, only with the prior approval of Mr. Agnell.

Dates: May 10-11 & May 17-18

Times: Friday classes on May 10 will be from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Fickett Center.  The class on May 11 will start at 8:30 AM and may end as late as 8:00 pm.  The class on Friday, May 17 will be  6:30 pm -10:00 Lindsay Lodge, LPSR and continue on May 18 from 8:30 am – 7:00 pm at the lodge and on the rifle range.

Meals: Meals will be provided on Saturday, May 18 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. Prior to attending the course, also please register on the NRA site at:

Activity Location: The Fickett Center is at 12500 North IH 35, Austin, TX 78753, US  

and at  Lost Pines Scout Reservation is at 785 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX 78602, US

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12500 North IH 35
Austin, Texas 78753
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