Concealed Carry Classes offered March 31 and April 28

Earn your concealed carry permit. Russell Ogden, certified firearms instructor will be conducting class from 8 am – 4 pm at Kidd’s Place. You will need to bring your own weapon, at least 30 rounds of ammunition and your own lunch. Sign up by emailing or by calling Russell directly at (919) 556-2889. $75 per person.

NSCA Level 1 Certification – May 11-13, 2018

Do you want to become a sporting clay instructor? The purpose of the Level 1 Instructor Course is to produce an instructor who can teach beginning, novice and recreational shooters up to entry level competitors in sporting clays. The ideal candidate for a Level I Instructor is a good communicator who understands the basic fundamentals of shotgunning, meets the prerequisites below, and has had some experience in coaching, teaching, or mentoring.
Level I Criteria – Applicants must:
  • Be an active member of NSCA
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Have at least two years of shotgun shooting experience
  • Have taken lessons (2 hours) from Level II or equivalent before the course
  • Meet the Shooting Proficiency Requirement by EITHER having earned an NSCA C-Class rating at some point and shot a minimum of 3,000 lifetime registered targets OR by passing a basic Shooting Proficiency Test (SPT) during the course.
If you are interested in becoming certified, please log on to and sign up. You can also call Lori at (210) 254-1516. Class is filling up quickly, so don’t delay.

Kidd’s Place, located conveniently off NC Highway 42 in Holly Springs boasts a pistol range and a variety of sporting clay stations. Recreational shooters and master marksmen find that our outdoor sanctuary offers a great opportunity for the entire family to enjoy shooting sports. We welcome true beginners as well as shooters with many years of experience.

Tom Kidd, NSCA Level 3 Certified Instructor and Master Class Shooter, is often seen riding around the course, freely offering advice to shooters.

We are open 7 days a week including all holidays. Please check the Hours of Operation page for more details.