Here is what SDCGO can offer a new shooter:
- 1. One-on-one mentoring with an experienced volunteer
- 2. Safety briefing in a classroom
- 3. 2 Hours of range rental
- 4. Gun(s) to learn with
- 5. 50 rounds of ammunition
- 6. A paper target
- 7. Eye protection
- 8. Ear protection
This is at least a $100 value and maybe as much as a $250 value. We offer it for $50 just to cover costs and give you a great experience.
A: It is an event to introduce people to the shooting sports with a group of people who socialize together in another way like work, church, clubs, etc.
A: Mentors are the volunteers who work with you, one-on-one, during these events. Mentors come from all backgrounds. They are experienced shooters who will show you how to shoot their personal firearm(s).
A: Yes, but please follow all local laws regarding the transport of firearms. Firearms should be brought to the range in a locked container, unloaded, and separate from ammunition.
A: No. Most of our participants have never shot a gun. Those with experience have always said they picked up some great tips from our mentors.
A: Yes. The minimum age is generally 9 years-old. Different ranges have different age and height requirements. This question is best answered on a case by case basis.
A: Aside from closed heel and closed toe shoes, there are no other requirements. Avoid shirts with low neck lines.
A: Everything you need to participate in this event is covered by your fee, along with a safety briefing from experienced range staff, and a mentor who will stay with you throughout the whole shooting process.