Southern Chester County SportSmen's and FARMERS' ASSOCIATION


Upcoming events

    • 08/07/2021
    • 09:00 - 16:30 (EDT)
    • SCCS&FA Clubhouse and 50 Yard Range
    • 3

    Introduction to Defensive AR-15

    Instructor:  Ron Flowers

    Contact Email:

    Requirements:  Open to SCCSFA Members and Family.

    Max Class Size:  12

    Cost: $130

    Please bring your own lunch.  There will be no time to go out for lunch.

    This course is designed for the prospective, new or inexperienced AR-15 rifle owner.  The course consists of a half day in the classroom beginning with SAFETY, learning the history, cycle of operation, function, field disassembly/assembly, nomenclature, safe loading/unloading, basic malfunction clearances, and sighting options, both iron sights and RDS and LPV’s.

    Ammunition types, ballistics and performance choices discussed in the context of mission.

    No live ammunition in the classroom, “dummy rounds” provided.

    Second half of the day will be on the range and will consist of live fire drills in the basic firing positions of standing, seated and prone. 

    Zeroing the rifle will be worked through; why and at what distances.

    Single rounds, multiple rounds, reduced target zones, and efficient gun handling will be demonstrated and practiced.

    Equipment needed:

    Eye and ear protection

    Ball cap

    Clothing appropriate for the weather and conditions.

    Shooting mat, if desired.

    Ar-15 style rifle or AR pistol.

    Two rifle magazines

    One or more magazine pouches worn on the belt.

    200 rounds of .223 or 5.56×45 ammunition.

    NOTE: Make sure your rifle is made for 5.56, which will accept both .223 and 5.56.  Do NOT use 5.56 ammo in a rifle chambered for .223 only.

    Limited number of rental rifles available and reserving one must be done in advance.  This option is for prospective AR owners who have not yet decided on a make/model.

    ***Note any SCCSFA Board rules regarding Covid regulations as described in Club communications.***

    • 08/29/2021
    • 08:00 - 17:00 (EDT)
    • SCCSFA, Classroom and 50 Yard Range
    • 6

    NRA Basic RIFLE

    The NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course introduces students to the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a Rifle safely.  Through this course, the students will learn about rifle parts and operation, ammunition, gun safety, rifle shooting fundamentals and positions, including bench rest, free arm and arm rest standing.  The Basic Rifle Course is required to participate Rifle Instructor Course that will be offered in the near future.

    Prerequisite:  None.

    Class Content:

    • Classroom in the morning
    • Live shooting on the range in the afternoon
    • Written test
    • Total length approx. 8 hours.

    Items Needed:

    • Your own rifle
    • Ammo (100 round+)
    • Eye protection (with Safety ratings, prescription/sunglasses not accepted)
    • Ear protection (electronic type recommended - so you can hear instructor's commands easily)

    Lunch available (pizza).  Please bring $5.

    Registration on NRA website required (to get an NRA certificate at the completion of the class).  Pay at SCCSFA portal (to get discounted member price).

    Registration Link:

    Member cost:  $95

    Contact Education Committee or Instructor with any questions.

    Instructor:  Ran Liu, NRA Training Counselor.


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