Greater Tampa Bay Area Council - NRA Instructor Training Pistol - Spring 2021

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NRA Instructor Training Pistol - Spring 2021

Event Details

Become a part of the team that helps deliver shooting sports to our Scouts!  This course is for the Pistol certification only,

A current NRA instructor who is on the Council Approved Shooting Sports Instriuctor list and current NRA Range Safety Officers (RSO)s are required for a unit to open a shooting sports range at a council property.   For more details visit:  

This course if for NRA Pistol Basic / Pistol Instructor only.  Must have completed BIT within the last 2 years.

For the full NRA Instructor course, please click here:

Session Information:

Location: Sand Hill Scout Reservation

Time: Friday 7:00 PM - Sunday 4:30 PM - Trainings begin at 7:30 AM weekend days

Cost: $150 for GTBAC Scouters, $175 for out of council Scouters.  Registration cost goes up by $25 after May 14.
Includes all course materials and supplies, overnight camping space and meals during the trainings.

Session Dates:

NRA Pistol Basic and Pistol Instructor Training - June 11-13, 2021
This is a separate offering on June 11-13, 2021.  Please register separately for this course.

Important Notes:

  • Registration deadline is two weeks before the first course.  No walkups allowed.
  • Course size is limited, so register early to guarantee your space
  • All participants must be currently registered with the BSA
  • All firearms and ammunition are provided.  You may NOT bring your own firearms.
  • NRA Instructor Certification fees (currently $30 members/$50 non-members) are paid directly to the NRA via their online site by the candidate.  NRA membership is recommended but not required.

If you have any questions, please email

COVID Information

Council event attendees, including participants and staff, are required to comply with the Council's current COVID protocols. Failure to do so will result in removal from Council properties and/or events and forfeiture of event registration fees.

All participants must submit a pre-medical event checklist and waiver upon entry, All participants will be health screened upon entry.

All Participants must bring a current BSA Medical form (download here). 

The Greater Tampa Bay Area Council is committed to offer our Scouts fun and quality programs in a safe manner.  We are adhering to the CDC and ACA (American Camp Association) guidelines as well as working closely with local Health Departments to provide a layered mitigation COVID strategy.  Our COVID mitigation strategies are being overseen by the Council Health Supervisor, a board-certified pediatrician.  For a complete and up to date list of our COVID-19 mitigation procedures, please visit:

In the case of a positive COVID result among participants at an event, GTBAC will follow the guidance of the local Health Department, which may include cancellation or closure of the event or facility.

When & Where
NRA Basic Pistol and Pistol Instructor Training
Sand Hill Scout Reservation
Friday 06-11-2021 7:00 PM ET to
Sunday 06-13-2021 4:30 PM ET
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