About First Shots
NSSF’s First Shots program has helped ranges across the country introduce thousands of individuals to shooting and firearm safety. Developed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and hosted by independent shooting facilities, the program provides participants with a comprehensive introduction to shooting by qualified range operators and instructors that includes firearm safety, local ownership requirements, shooting fundamentals, hands-on instruction and how and where to continue.
Why First Shots?
Want to increase foot traffic in your range and increase sales? What better way than to introduce new people to the sport of target shooting, promote firearms safety while taking advantage of the advertising co-op available from NSSFLearn More
The First Shots Startup Grant Program to assist ranges that want to begin hosting First Shots events as a way to attract new people to their facilities and grow their existing customer base.Learn More
Tools for Ranges
Ads, forms and research that disseminates the follow up surveys that First Shots participants complete are some of the resources available to help make your event a success.See More
Host a Seminar
First Shots is a great way to introduce first-time shooters in your community to firearm safety and the shooting sports.Find Out How
First Shots: Second Round
Second Round is the next step for that former First Shots participant or new shooter who wants to try something different in the shooting sports.Read More