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Rifle Series: NRA Basic (Sparta, IL)

Nov 19, 2016 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm CST

Basic Rifle Overview

Prerequisites: None.

Estimated Ammunition Required: About 50 rounds *Contact for discounted ammunition*

NRA Basic Rifle which includes mostly classroom and limited range time learning to shoot rifles.

This is the perfect series to prepare for entry into Shooting Sports, further rifle instruction and/or review skills from your past. Students will learn:

  • Rifle Knowledge and Safe Handling
  • Ammunition Knowledge and Fundamentals of Rifle Shooting
  • Firing the First Shots (includes cleaning and storage)
  • Standing Rifle Shooting Positions
  • Prone and Kneeling Rifle Shooting Positions
  • Sitting Rifle Shooting Positions
  • Rifle Sports and Activities

This 8 hour course covers all materials offered through the NRA Basic Rifle Course by a Certified NRA Rifle Instructor and a short written test on the lesson material will be presented on the final day for an additional hour of instruction.

In addition we use the range for a live-fire event as an opportunity to test skills and provide more hands on Instruction.

Shooting will be at 25 yards.  A rimfire rifle will be used for all live fire activities.

Course Completion

Students will receive feedback on the live-fire exercises and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons. There is a short written test on the lesson material at the end of the course.

All level students are encouraged and welcomed! Please contact the Event Director for age restrictions.

Additional Range Information

Your ticket price of $100 includes all range fees for World Shooting and Recreational Complex and instructional materials needed to complete the NRA Basic Rifle Course.  Women are encouraged to bring their own .22 rifle and ammunition or contact the Event Director to arrange for loaners.

Pizza will be delivered for Lunch. Please bring Water and Snacks.

Series Sponsors

This event will be presented in part through grants provided by:




Nov 19, 2016
9:00 am—5:00 pm
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Event Director

Sharon Sabo


World Shooting and Recreational Complex
1 Main Event Lane
Sparta, IL 62286 United States
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Max Range:
100 yards
38.187813 , -89.754662

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World Shooting and Recreational Complex


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