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Events are typically organized 30 to 90 days in advance. You must be a current ADTA member to participate in live-fire range events.  Monthly workshops and membership meetings are generally open to the public; you're welcome to attend and learn more about ADTA.

ADTA Everett - Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 7:00 PM • American Legion Hall Post 127, 21920 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 6:00 PM • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 7:00 PM • American Legion Hall Post 127, 21920 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00 PM • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204

ADTA Federal Way - Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:30 PM • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:00 PM • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001
Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30 PM • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
Thursday, October 12, 2017 7:00 PM • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001

Upcoming New Shooter Training Events

Thursday, November 09, 2017 7:00 PM • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001

Upcoming Events Calendar

All Upcoming Events

    • Thursday, August 17, 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
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    Presented by ADTA Federal Way

    LIVE-FIRE PRACTICE—Open to ADTA members.  You must register and prepay to attend.

    Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!

    VENUE: Federal Way Indoor Range 


    Important information:

    • If you are comfortable with safely handling and shooting your semiautomatic handgun, we welcome you to participate in this live-fire event.

    • Preregistration and payment are required to participate. ADTA membership is required and may take up to seven (7) days to process a membership application, so plan ahead. Click here to start your application process. We cannot accept registrations or payment at the door for this event.

    • In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semiautomatic handgun, strong-side muzzle-down belt holster, at least two magazine belt pouches, at least two magazines, and 100 to 150 rounds of ammunition. Optional: a tactical flashlight.

    • Please arrive with your firearm unloaded and cased. Event staff will direct you where and when to uncase and transfer your UNLOADED firearm to your holster.

    • If you have a CPL and normally carry, you may arrive with your firearm loaded and holstered. Event staff will direct you where and when to unload and re-holster your UNLOADED firearm at the start of the event. At the conclusion of the event, event staff will direct you to reload and holster.

    • Thursday, August 24, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Quail Run Clubhouse, 31901 31st Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

    The ADTA Instructors workgroup is where our members collaborate to refine ADTA's teaching approaches and content, and develop their skills in mentoring, unit instruction, range instruction, and range operation.


    • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • American Legion Hall Post 127, 21920 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072
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    Presented by ADTA Everett:
    One-On-One Scenarios

    FREE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP—Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.  

    Please RSVP to let us know you will be there!

    VENUE:  American Legion Hall Post 127, Woodinville, WA 98072 


    Event Description:

    An individual is approaching you aggressively, with unclear intent. You're carrying a firearm. What do you do?

    This isn't just an exercise; participants in our workshop will be individually armed with a SIRT laser training pistol and introduced into a one-on-one scenario with ADTA members and instructors playing supporting roles, some armed with training pistols as well. Once the scenario starts, how you react matters. Knowing when to shoot and when not to shoot are equally important skills, as are your options from position to voice to hands to tools to awareness. Being put in a semi-realistic scenario where you don't know what's going to happen next is one of your best opportunities for learning and self-reflection.

    While individuals are pulled aside for our one-on-one scenarios, we'll be helping our main group of participants practice presentation from the holster and use of cover and positioning in a fight.

    Important information:

    • ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.
    • If you normally carry a firearm, you are welcome to do so at this event. 

    • Loaded carry firearms must remain holstered -- no exceptions.
    • If you bring a firearm to show to the group, or want to participate in our hands-on exercises, our Range Safety Officers will help you safely unload and clear your firearm at the door.
    • Have a question about ADTA membership, events, or activities? Many ADTA members are available both before and after the presentation to help. Just look for our members wearing ADTA hats and shirts.
    • Wednesday, September 06, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
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    Presented by ADTA Everett

    LIVE-FIRE PRACTICE—Open to ADTA members.  You must register and prepay to attend.

    Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!

    VENUE:  West Coast Armory - North, Everett


    Important information:

    • If you are comfortable with safely handling and shooting your semiautomatic handgun, we welcome you to participate in this live-fire event.

    • Preregistration and payment are required to participate. ADTA membership is required and may take up to seven (7) days to process a membership application, so plan ahead. Click here to start your application process. We cannot accept registrations or payment at the door for this event.

    • In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semiautomatic handgun, strong-side muzzle-down belt holster, at least two magazine belt pouches, at least two magazines, and 100 to 150 rounds of ammunition. Optional: a tactical flashlight.

    • Please arrive with your firearm unloaded and cased. Event staff will direct you where and when to uncase and transfer your UNLOADED firearm to your holster.

    • If you have a CPL and normally carry, you may arrive with your firearm loaded and holstered. Event staff will direct you where and when to unload and re-holster your UNLOADED firearm at the start of the event. At the conclusion of the event, event staff will direct you to reload and holster.

    • Thursday, September 07, 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Quail Run Clubhouse, 31901 31st Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

    The ADTA Board of Directors holds an open meeting on the first Thursday evening of each month to conduct club business, recap activities, organize upcoming activities, and keep our program development growing.

    Board meetings are open to all ADTA members.  You're welcome to attend!  Meetings are relatively informal, and all members are invited to contribute to the conversation.


    • Thursday, September 14, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001
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    Presented by ADTA Federal Way: 
    Using a Cane for Self Defense

    FREE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP—Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.  

    Please RSVP to let us know you will be there!

    VENUE:  Federal Way Senior Center, Federal Way, Washington.


    Event Description:

    Learning to use a cane for your own self defense will more then likely become essential for all of us at some point.  Whether due to an injury, physical limitations, age or just for style.

    This "crutch" can be used as a reliable tool in the defense of yourself and others.  It allows you to keep a distance or bring them in close for other moves we will show you to use.  

    Bring your own cane or you can use one of ours.  It is not just a gun that can save the day.  Plus, a cane requires no permit to carry.

    Important information:

    • ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.

    • If you normally carry a firearm, you are welcome to do so at this event. 

    • Loaded carry firearms must remain holstered -- no exceptions.

    • If you bring a firearm to show to the group, or want to participate in our hands-on exercises, our Range Safety Officers will help you safely unload and clear your firearm at the door.

    • Have a question about ADTA membership, events, or activities? Many ADTA members are available both before and after the presentation to help. Just look for our members wearing ADTA hats and shirts.
    • Thursday, September 21, 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
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    Presented by ADTA Federal Way

    LIVE-FIRE PRACTICE—Open to ADTA members.  You must register and prepay to attend.

    Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!

    VENUE: Federal Way Indoor Range 


    Important information:

    • If you are comfortable with safely handling and shooting your semiautomatic handgun, we welcome you to participate in this live-fire event.

    • Preregistration and payment are required to participate. ADTA membership is required and may take up to seven (7) days to process a membership application, so plan ahead. Click here to start your application process. We cannot accept registrations or payment at the door for this event.

    • In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semiautomatic handgun, strong-side muzzle-down belt holster, at least two magazine belt pouches, at least two magazines, and 100 to 150 rounds of ammunition. Optional: a tactical flashlight.

    • Please arrive with your firearm unloaded and cased. Event staff will direct you where and when to uncase and transfer your UNLOADED firearm to your holster.

    • If you have a CPL and normally carry, you may arrive with your firearm loaded and holstered. Event staff will direct you where and when to unload and re-holster your UNLOADED firearm at the start of the event. At the conclusion of the event, event staff will direct you to reload and holster.

    • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • American Legion Hall Post 127, 21920 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072
    • 60

    Presented by ADTA Everett:
    Women's Self Defense

    FREE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP—Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.  

    Please RSVP to let us know you will be there!

    VENUE:  American Legion Hall Post 127, Woodinville, WA 98072 


    Event Description:

    Originally, this workshop was called "Hand-To-Hand Self-Defense”. We changed the title to Women's Self-Defense, but in reality, it is all the same. There is no difference between women's self-defense and men's self-defense. Self-Defense is not gender specific. However calling it Women's Self-Defense is a good marketing means to get more ladies involved in learning how to protect themselves and since the ADTA is in the Self Protection business, we will just call it Women's Self Defense!

    Certain establishments such as bars, Federal Buildings (even Post Offices) will not allow you to carry a firearm. If you are in a confrontation in these places, do you know what to do? You might find yourself in a situation that would require you to defend yourself but it might not be to the level that requires deadly force. If the only tool you have is a hammer then every problem is a nail! Hand-to-Hand skills are some extra tools for your toolbox. Come to the meeting and be prepared for some light physical contact, as you will learn to use your natural weapons in “close quarter encounters”.

    Firearm Safety Protocol:

    ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.

    • If you are a concealed pistol license holder, you are of course welcome to do so responsibly at our events.  

    • At most of our workshops we encourage our attendees to actively participate in exercises or scenarios.
    • For everyone's safety, we require that active workshop participants not be carrying a loaded firearm.
    • If you are participating in the workshop, you may also secure and lock your own firearm in your vehicle prior to entering the workshop venue.
    • For everyone's safety, handling of firearms is not permitted during ADTA workshop events except by the supervised, specific direction of an ADTA official.
    • Our ADTA Range Safety Officers will be present to help all attendees unload and clear any firearms prior to participating.
    • This protocol must be followed for everyone's safety.
    • Have a question about ADTA membership, events, or activities? Many ADTA members are available both before and after the presentation to help. Just look for our members wearing ADTA hats and shirts.
    • Thursday, September 28, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Quail Run Clubhouse, 31901 31st Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

    The ADTA Instructors workgroup is where our members collaborate to refine ADTA's teaching approaches and content, and develop their skills in mentoring, unit instruction, range instruction, and range operation.


    • Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
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    Presented by ADTA Everett

    LIVE-FIRE PRACTICE—Open to ADTA members.  You must register and prepay to attend.

    Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!

    VENUE:  West Coast Armory - North, Everett


    Important information:

    • If you are comfortable with safely handling and shooting your semiautomatic handgun, we welcome you to participate in this live-fire event.

    • Preregistration and payment are required to participate. ADTA membership is required and may take up to seven (7) days to process a membership application, so plan ahead. Click here to start your application process. We cannot accept registrations or payment at the door for this event.

    • In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semiautomatic handgun, strong-side muzzle-down belt holster, at least two magazine belt pouches, at least two magazines, and 100 to 150 rounds of ammunition. Optional: a tactical flashlight.

    • Please arrive with your firearm unloaded and cased. Event staff will direct you where and when to uncase and transfer your UNLOADED firearm to your holster.

    • If you have a CPL and normally carry, you may arrive with your firearm loaded and holstered. Event staff will direct you where and when to unload and re-holster your UNLOADED firearm at the start of the event. At the conclusion of the event, event staff will direct you to reload and holster.

    • Thursday, October 05, 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Quail Run Clubhouse, 31901 31st Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

    The ADTA Board of Directors holds an open meeting on the first Thursday evening of each month to conduct club business, recap activities, organize upcoming activities, and keep our program development growing.

    Board meetings are open to all ADTA members.  You're welcome to attend!  Meetings are relatively informal, and all members are invited to contribute to the conversation.


    • Thursday, October 12, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001
    • 60
    Presented by ADTA Federal Way: 
    Laws of Armed Defense

    FREE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP—Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.  

    Please RSVP to let us know you will be there!

    VENUE:  Federal Way Senior Center, Federal Way, Washington.


    Event Description:

    You know your life is valuable, and you are prepared protect it from an aggressor who is imminently and immediately presenting you real physical harm. But what are you risking when you choose to meet force with force? When can you do so? What are the tenants in law that are frequently considered in self-defense situations, and what is specific to Washington State?

    Join us for this presentation, review, and demonstrations of the concepts of the Laws of Armed Self-Defense. We'll will walk you through and highlight several areas of Washington State law (with RCW references) that you should be aware of as a responsible individual wanting to stay informed about self-defense.

    Important information:

    • ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.

    • If you normally carry a firearm, you are welcome to do so at this event. 

    • Loaded carry firearms must remain holstered -- no exceptions.

    • If you bring a firearm to show to the group, or want to participate in our hands-on exercises, our Range Safety Officers will help you safely unload and clear your firearm at the door.

    • Have a question about ADTA membership, events, or activities? Many ADTA members are available both before and after the presentation to help. Just look for our members wearing ADTA hats and shirts.
    • Thursday, October 19, 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
    • 32

    Presented by ADTA Federal Way

    LIVE-FIRE PRACTICE—Open to ADTA members.  You must register and prepay to attend.

    Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!

    VENUE: Federal Way Indoor Range 


    Important information:

    • If you are comfortable with safely handling and shooting your semiautomatic handgun, we welcome you to participate in this live-fire event.

    • Preregistration and payment are required to participate. ADTA membership is required and may take up to seven (7) days to process a membership application, so plan ahead. Click here to start your application process. We cannot accept registrations or payment at the door for this event.

    • In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semiautomatic handgun, strong-side muzzle-down belt holster, at least two magazine belt pouches, at least two magazines, and 100 to 150 rounds of ammunition. Optional: a tactical flashlight.

    • Please arrive with your firearm unloaded and cased. Event staff will direct you where and when to uncase and transfer your UNLOADED firearm to your holster.

    • If you have a CPL and normally carry, you may arrive with your firearm loaded and holstered. Event staff will direct you where and when to unload and re-holster your UNLOADED firearm at the start of the event. At the conclusion of the event, event staff will direct you to reload and holster.

    • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • American Legion Hall Post 127, 21920 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072
    • 60

    Presented by ADTA Everett:
    Handgun Takeaway & Retention

    FREE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP—Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.  

    Please RSVP to let us know you will be there!

    VENUE:  American Legion Hall Post 127, Woodinville, WA 98072 


    Event Description:

    Firearms are most effective at a modest distance. In a defensive situation, you may need to defend against a firearm at arm's length, or retain control of your own firearm while struggling with an opponent attempting to take it from you. Join us for this informative, hands-on participation seminar on pistol and shotgun take-away techniques and retention techniques at close-quarters contact distance.

    We will be using inert training guns for this exercise. This is a good confidence building skill to have because you never know when you are going to have to deal with something like this. A home invasion robbery scenario comes to mind.

    The ADTA's mission is to offer practical self-defense skills in a safe, empowering, and supportive environment. This hands-on workshop is free and open to the public.

    Firearm Safety Protocol:

    ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.

    • If you are a concealed pistol license holder, you are of course welcome to do so responsibly at our events.
    • At most of our workshops we encourage our attendees to actively participate in exercises or scenarios.
    • For everyone's safety, we require that active workshop participants not be carrying a loaded firearm.
    • If you are participating in the workshop, you may also secure and lock your own firearm in your vehicle prior to entering the workshop venue.
    • For everyone's safety, handling of firearms is not permitted during ADTA workshop events except by the supervised, specific direction of an ADTA official.
    • Our ADTA Range Safety Officers will be present to help all attendees unload and clear any firearms prior to participating.
    • This protocol must be followed for everyone's safety.

    Have a question about ADTA membership, events, or activities? Many ADTA members are available both before and after the presentation to help. Just look for our members wearing ADTA hats and shirts.

    • Thursday, October 26, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Quail Run Clubhouse, 31901 31st Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

    The ADTA Instructors workgroup is where our members collaborate to refine ADTA's teaching approaches and content, and develop their skills in mentoring, unit instruction, range instruction, and range operation.


    • Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
    • 20

    Presented by ADTA Everett

    LIVE-FIRE PRACTICE—Open to ADTA members.  You must register and prepay to attend.

    Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!

    VENUE:  West Coast Armory - North, Everett


    Important information:

    • If you are comfortable with safely handling and shooting your semiautomatic handgun, we welcome you to participate in this live-fire event.

    • Preregistration and payment are required to participate. ADTA membership is required and may take up to seven (7) days to process a membership application, so plan ahead. Click here to start your application process. We cannot accept registrations or payment at the door for this event.

    • In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semiautomatic handgun, strong-side muzzle-down belt holster, at least two magazine belt pouches, at least two magazines, and 100 to 150 rounds of ammunition. Optional: a tactical flashlight.

    • Please arrive with your firearm unloaded and cased. Event staff will direct you where and when to uncase and transfer your UNLOADED firearm to your holster.

    • If you have a CPL and normally carry, you may arrive with your firearm loaded and holstered. Event staff will direct you where and when to unload and re-holster your UNLOADED firearm at the start of the event. At the conclusion of the event, event staff will direct you to reload and holster.

    • Thursday, November 02, 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Quail Run Clubhouse, 31901 31st Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023

    The ADTA Board of Directors holds an open meeting on the first Thursday evening of each month to conduct club business, recap activities, organize upcoming activities, and keep our program development growing.

    Board meetings are open to all ADTA members.  You're welcome to attend!  Meetings are relatively informal, and all members are invited to contribute to the conversation.


    • Thursday, November 09, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Federal Way Senior Center, 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001
    • 60
    Presented by ADTA Federal Way: 
    Introduction to New Shooter 101

    FREE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP—Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.  

    Please RSVP to let us know you will be there!

    VENUE:  Federal Way Senior Center, Federal Way, Washington.


    Event Description:

    Would you like to learn how to safely handle and operate a handgun? Participate in our hands-on New Shooter 101 workshop!

    Following our workshop, we encourage you to schedule and participate with an ADTA mentor for additional live-fire instruction and self-paced practice at our local community gun ranges. We make it easy to learn! ADTA mentors are volunteers, and part of our non-profit association, and a local range visit fee and a handgun rental are both very economical.

    ADTA Mentor Program

    • Must be an Annual Member to participate with an ADTA Mentor.
    • Reach out for a mentor at the workshops.
    • All ADTA Mentors are ADTA Range Safety Officers.
    • Your ADTA Mentor will schedule directly with you, to agree upon a time to meet at a local shooting range.
    • You will be responsible for the range and ammunition costs (typically $40 to $50 per mentoring session).

    Important information:

    • ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.

    • If you normally carry a firearm, you are welcome to do so at this event. 

    • Loaded carry firearms must remain holstered -- no exceptions.

    • If you bring a firearm to show to the group, or want to participate in our hands-on exercises, our Range Safety Officers will help you safely unload and clear your firearm at the door.

    • Have a question about ADTA membership, events, or activities? Many ADTA members are available both before and after the presentation to help. Just look for our members wearing ADTA hats and shirts.

ADTA hosts 24 Free Public Workshops every year


We hold a regular, open-to-the-public monthly membership meeting in Federal Way on the second Thursday evening of each month, from 7pm to 9pm.  Each meeting includes a free presentation or hands-on workshop event; see our Events Calendar for upcoming details. 

If you have questions about your membership, would like to join, or have questions about upcoming events, we try at the end of each meeting to have a membership coordinator with a laptop and Internet access available to assist you.  

Dates and venues are typically established 1 to 3 months ahead.  Please check back in the week prior to any scheduled event for notices of content or venue changes.

We also sponsor 24 Live-Fire Practice Events per year



Regular live-fire practices are usually held on a Thursday in the second half of each month, 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Check our Events Schedule for current event details, venue changes, or time changes for special events.  Please note that we do not hold a regular live-fire practice on months where we conduct a Handgun Introduction and Mentoring Workshp; check the Events Schedule for details.


What To Expect

Perfect practice makes perfect.  All ADTA members are welcome to attend our regular monthly live-fire practices, frequently held at Federal Way Indoor Range and Bull's Eye Indoor Gun Range in Tacoma.  For two hours each month, we block out one of a shooting bay for our members' exclusive use.  Practice basic techniques with helpful ADTA members, and learn and practice advanced techniques downrange.

You must pre-register for ADTA live-fire events; there is a nominal fee (typically $20) to offset club costs.  Registration is available for all ADTA members.  Guests may attend to observe but may not participate in the event.  

Events are supervised, typically by both an ADTA Event Coordinator or Instructor, and an ADTA Range Safety Officer.  At our regular monthly live-fire practices, the first 45 minutes is usually from-the-line group practice, and the last hour is usually used for unique downrange drills including shooting from cover, shooting while moving, multiple target engagement, shoot/no-shoot scenarios, pressure drills, low light drills, and more. Events are dynamic; we encourage you, as an ADTA member, to let us know what you'd like to practice when you attend. 

Our regular monthly practices are suitable for ADTA members of all skill levels, from novices to advanced shooters.  You'll find your fellow ADTA members both helpful if you request assistance and attentive if you'd like to demonstrate a technique for others.  All events are member-led and member-instructed.


What To Bring

Bring your unloaded, cased firearms, eye protection, ear protection, a cap-style hat with a bill that extends over your shooting glasses, ammunition for your firearm, and a holster for your firearm.  Your holster must be strong-side, muzzle-down, and should be stiff enough that you can safely reholster with only a single hand.  At least two extra magazines, a magazine belt pouch, and a tactical flashlight are also recommended equipment, but not required.  We recommend attendees bring 100 to 200 rounds of ammunition.  Range retail counters also rent eye and ear protection and sell ammunition.

ADTA provides all the targets, target stands, cover, and event materials.

You are welcome to bring your regular concealed carry firearm with you to the event, but please leave it holstered until you are instructed to clear your weapon by our ADTA Range Safety Officer.  We run our events as a Cold Range, meaning firearms must be always be unloaded and left cased or holstered until you are at the line and instructed to load and make ready.


Dates for upcoming live fire events are normally established 1 to 3 months in advance.  We typically conduct one regular live fire practice event each month, except in months where we conduct a New Shooters' Clinic.

New Shooter 101 handgun training program


No experience required!

Our training program is designed for beginners with no previous firearms knowledge.  You are welcome even if you have never fired a gun.  Click here to find out more!

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