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July 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm America/Denver Timezone
Centennial Gun Club
John Gonsalves

AR-15 Academy: New Owners and Basic Operators

Whether you own one, just bought one, or are considering a purchase of an AR-15 type rifle, we have the perfect class for you.  Our AR-15 Academy will allow you to start with your new rifle right out of the box. Or, if you’re only considering a purchase, try one of ours for first time and make an informed decision.  Even those who have owned and operated an AR-15 are guaranteed to learn something new from our top gun Instructors. This class includes some fun swag for everyone and a prize for the top shooter.

 Length: 6 Hour Class (2 hour Range Time included)

Course Description

Through this course students will learn to:

  • Take a journey with the AR-15 and learn about it’s amazing history
  • Understand It’s simplistic design, versatility, low recoil and its simplicity to operate
  • Find out how similar your rifle operates much like your pistol
  • Learn about the amazing design of the 5.56/.223 Remington cartridge
  • Understand  the best way to use your sights and how to make adjustments
  • What should I add onto my rifle?
  • Basic loading and unloading, proper stance and shooting and reloading
  • What if my AR-15 should jam, what should I do?
  • What are the best shooting positions to use?
  • Breakdown, cleaning and proper storage
  • Practice drills to do on your own to keep up your skills


Pre-Requisite: None

Materials Provided by Student:

AR type rifle (own or rent)

100-200 rounds of ammunition

Eye and ear protection

Equipment Recommended (but not required):

Magazine pouch (on belt), ball cap and bandanna   

Cancellation Policy:

Course Cancellation/Change

  • Substitutions of attendee may be made at any time.
  • Attendees must cancel at least 72 hours prior to the course date to receive a full refund less a $15 administrative fee.
  • For cancellations received within 48 hours of the course date no cash refunds will be provided.  Instead, a one-time class rescheduling can be made.  A rescheduled course must occur within 12 months from original course date.  If a course has not been attended within the 12 month period all course fees are forfeited by the participant.
  • Failure to attend the course or cancellations less than 48 hours notification will result in no refund or credit of the course fee or rescheduling.
  • The Centennial Gun Club reserves the right to cancel or reschedule seminars at any time.  IF we cancel or reschedule the seminar due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, you are entitled to a full refund.  The Centennial Gun Club is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation.  IF The Centennial Gun Club cancels a seminar in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address and check your-email prior to attending class.