All Upcoming Events

ADTA offers three types of events:

Defensive Training Workshops – Hands-on training based on our bi-monthly themes.  All Workshops are FREE public events and include an introduction to our New Shooter 101 Training Program.

Live-Fire Defensive Training at the range – Focusing on basic shooting skills you need for home defense—getting off the X, hitting your target accurately, and shooting from cover, to name a few.

Fun Shoots –  Give you a good reason to include more live-fire practice in your busy schedule. Membership is not required to attend. This is a great way to find out more about ADTA.

ADTA events are organized into Themes:

  • Jan-Feb = Introduction to Handgun Ownership
  • March-April = Home Defense
  • May-June = Alternative Self-Defense
  • July-Aug = Concealed Carry
  • Sept-Oct = Self-Defense Away From Home
  • Nov-Dec = Holiday Fun



All Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

All Upcoming Events

    • Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
    • 17
    Register

    Join us for an ADTA FUN SHOOT – An Informal Get-together for Target Lane Shooting

    Event Description

    How often do you get together and go shooting with friends? Here’s your chance to include more live-fire practice in your busy schedule. And participate in our friendly target shooting competitions. Plus experienced shooters will be present to provide helpful tips for improving your shooting skills. Please join us for fun-filled shooting in a friendly social setting!

    Event Highlights

    • Great way to get in more shooting practice time
    • We have interesting and unusual targets
    • Learn defensive skills you can practice in target lanes
    • Learn more about ADTA’s Defensive Shooting training programs

    Feel free to come early and stay late

    Because this event is held in the target lanes of a public shooting range, you are free to arrive early and stay late if you wish. You’re also invited to join us at our local tavern afterwards for a brewski or two!

    What to bring

    In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semi-auto handgun and ammunition. You can rent a gun at the shooting range if you wish, however ADTA will not be providing instruction for new shooters at this event.

    Range rules and lane rental fees

    All participants will be asked to follow all shooting range rules, and to pay their own lane rental fees.

    • $25 yearly membership fee
    • $15 charge per visit, per lane
    • $10  guest fee, up to 2 per visit
    • Pistol calibers & rifles up to S&W .500
    • Thursday, November 21, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
    • 17
    Register

    Join us for an ADTA FUN SHOOT – An Informal Get-together for Target Lane Shooting

    • Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.
    • Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!
    • VENUE: Federal Way Indoor Range 

    Event Description

    How often do you get together and go shooting with friends? Here’s your chance to include more live-fire practice in your busy schedule. And participate in our friendly target shooting competitions. Plus experienced shooters will be present to provide helpful tips for improving your shooting skills. Please join us for fun-filled shooting in a friendly social setting!

    Event Highlights

    • Great way to get in more shooting practice time
    • We have interesting and unusual targets
    • Learn defensive skills you can practice in target lanes
    • Learn more about ADTA’s Defensive Shooting training programs

    Feel free to come early and stay late

    Because this event is held in the target lanes of a public shooting range, you are free to arrive early and stay late if you wish. 

    What to bring

    In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semi-auto handgun and ammunition. You can rent a gun at the shooting range if you wish, however ADTA will not be providing instruction for new shooters at this event.

    Range rules and lane rental fees

    All participants will be asked to follow all shooting range rules, and to pay their own lane rental fees.

    • No membership fee
    • $15 charge per visit/day, per lane. Stay as long as you like.
    • $10 for each guest accompanied by member and sharing the lane. Maximum 2 persons per lane.
    • Complimentary Eye & Ear Protection
    • Pistol calibers & rifles up to 44 magnum only.
    • Wednesday, December 04, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
    • 19
    Register

    LIVE-FIRE TRAINING – Defensive Shooting Scenarios

    • 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



    Click here to see videos from our Live-Fire Training Events!

    Event Description

    Whether you’re a new handgun owner or an experienced shooter, it’s important to keep practicing your firearms defensive skills. Our live-fire practice scenarios include shooting on the move and shooting from cover. Let us help you learn the basic skills necessary to defend yourself and your loved ones in many different situations.

    Event Highlights

    • Safety Briefing
    • Warmup exercises
    • Skill building – for example sight picture, trigger control, getting off the X, clearing malfunctions
    • Scenarios – for example shoot-no-shoot situations, shooting on the move and from cover, surprise confrontations

    Pre-registration and pre-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.

    What to bring

    In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semi-auto 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.  For more information check out our ADTA Shooter's Checklist.

    Firearm Safety Protocol

    This protocol must be followed for everyone's safety. ADTA Range Safety Officers (RSOs) will be present to check you in at the door.

    • 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.
    • If you do not carry, 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.
    • Thursday, December 05, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • ZOOM VC

    Instructor meetings focus on training content and scheduling, instructor development and training, getting new instructors on-stage and performing, shooter certifications, RSO development and training.


    • Wednesday, December 18, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • West Coast Armory North, 11714 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204
    • 20
    Register

    Join us for an ADTA FUN SHOOT – An Informal Get-together for Target Lane Shooting

    Event Description

    How often do you get together and go shooting with friends? Here’s your chance to include more live-fire practice in your busy schedule. And participate in our friendly target shooting competitions. Plus experienced shooters will be present to provide helpful tips for improving your shooting skills. Please join us for fun-filled shooting in a friendly social setting!

    Event Highlights

    • Great way to get in more shooting practice time
    • We have interesting and unusual targets
    • Learn defensive skills you can practice in target lanes
    • Learn more about ADTA’s Defensive Shooting training programs

    Feel free to come early and stay late

    Because this event is held in the target lanes of a public shooting range, you are free to arrive early and stay late if you wish. You’re also invited to join us at our local tavern afterwards for a brewski or two!

    What to bring

    In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semi-auto handgun and ammunition. You can rent a gun at the shooting range if you wish, however ADTA will not be providing instruction for new shooters at this event.

    Range rules and lane rental fees

    All participants will be asked to follow all shooting range rules, and to pay their own lane rental fees.

    • $25 yearly membership fee
    • $15 charge per visit, per lane
    • $10  guest fee, up to 2 per visit
    • Pistol calibers & rifles up to S&W .500
    • Thursday, December 19, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
    • 31
    Register

    ADTA Federal Way – Annual Gun Collectors Shootout!

    • 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 

    Event Description

    They say membership has its benefits. And for ADTA members this means our annual Gun Collectors Shootout live-fire event, featuring more guns than you can imagine! 

    • Try your hand at shooting many different sizes, shapes, and calibers of guns furnished by our gun-collector members. 
    • We’ll have AKs, ARs, big guns, little guns, revolvers and rifles. 
    • Come join in the fun as a reward for being an ADTA member!

    A sampling of guns available for your shooting pleasure:

    • Rifle - Steyr AUG A3 CQC (5.56x45mm)
    • Rifle - AR15 SBR suppressed (5.56x45mm)
    • Rifle - FN PS-90 SBR (5.7x28mm)
    • Rifle - AK-47 (7.62x39mm)
    • Rifle - FN AR15 (3.5 lb trigger) (5.56x45mm)

    • Rifle - SIG MPX (2/1 lb trigger) (9mm) (or pistol version?)

    • Pistol - Ruger 22/45 supressed (.22LR)
    • Pistol - Sig P320 supressed (9mm)
    • Pistol - Springfield XDM suppressed (.45)
    • Pistol - S&W M&P long (3 lb trigger) (? cal)
    • Pistol - S&W M&P Shield (stock)
    • Pistol - SA Revolver (2.5 lb trigger) (.357)
    • Pistol - AR15 pistol (5.56x45mm)
    • Pistol - MR Desert Eagle (.44 Mag)
    • Pistol - .44 Mag revolver

    Steel Plate Shooting is back!! You asked for it and we are bringing this back for a fun night of shooting. Everyone will have a chance at the steel targets. For those feeling a need to stretch their skills, be prepared to challenge each other in head to head competition.

    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, December 26, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Federal Way Discount Guns Indoor Range, 1401 S 324th St, Federal Way 98003
    • 20
    Register

    Join us for an ADTA FUN SHOOT – An Informal Get-together for Target Lane Shooting

    • Open to ADTA members, friends, family, and the public.
    • Please plan on arriving 15 minutes early to check in!
    • VENUE: Federal Way Indoor Range 

    Event Description

    How often do you get together and go shooting with friends? Here’s your chance to include more live-fire practice in your busy schedule. And participate in our friendly target shooting competitions. Plus experienced shooters will be present to provide helpful tips for improving your shooting skills. Please join us for fun-filled shooting in a friendly social setting!

    Event Highlights

    • Great way to get in more shooting practice time
    • We have interesting and unusual targets
    • Learn defensive skills you can practice in target lanes
    • Learn more about ADTA’s Defensive Shooting training programs

    Feel free to come early and stay late

    Because this event is held in the target lanes of a public shooting range, you are free to arrive early and stay late if you wish. 

    What to bring

    In addition to your eye and ear protection, all participants need to bring their own semi-auto handgun and ammunition. You can rent a gun at the shooting range if you wish, however ADTA will not be providing instruction for new shooters at this event.

    Range rules and lane rental fees

    All participants will be asked to follow all shooting range rules, and to pay their own lane rental fees.

    • No membership fee
    • $15 charge per visit/day, per lane. Stay as long as you like.
    • $10 for each guest accompanied by member and sharing the lane. Maximum 2 persons per lane.
    • Complimentary Eye & Ear Protection
    • Pistol calibers & rifles up to 44 magnum only.

Join us at our next event – We're looking forward to seeing you!

You must be logged in to register for events.  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 are generally open to the public—you're welcome to attend and learn more about ADTA.


             

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