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RED​ RIVER WEST, LLC

2-DAY CARBINE OPERATOR

2017 CLASS DATES:
OCTOBER 21-22       REGISTRATION

This carbine/rifle course shooters and is designed for both newer shooters and those who wish to refresh their skills on the fundamentals. Topics covered include carbine safety, stance, zeroing sights, sight alignment and trigger control. Familiarization with their carbine topics includes field stripping and maintenance. Other subject matter that is covered includes reloads, presentation, strong side & weak side shooting, shooting positions, use of cover, and introduction to different skill drills including dry fire and bullseye shooting. Malfunction drills and shooting on the move. Timed fire drills and evaluations based on class skill level.

WEAPON AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Serviceable duty grade carbine.
  • Serviceable sling (tactical type preferred.)
  • Minimum of 5 serviceable carbine magazines.
  • Optics (Optional, but highly suggested).
  • Minimum 1 carbine magazine pouch - or method to carry at least two spares magazine(s).
  • Eye and ear protection (electronic hearing protection is preferred).
  • Suitable range wear depending on the season.
  • Weapon cleaning & lubrication supplies.
  • Good attitude.


ROUND COUNT:
1000 rounds (see the RED RIVER WEST
AMMO RESTRICTIONS POLICY.)

COURSE COST:
$575.00

LUNCH COST:    
 $10/day per student (collected first day of class at range)
RANGE FEE COST:     
$35/day per student (collected first day of class at range)



2-DAY HANDGUN OPERATOR

2017 CLASS DATES:
OCTOBER 19-20       REGISTRATION

This class is designed for beginner or basic level shooters and for those who wish to refresh their fundamental pistol shooting skills.  Topics covered include safety, grip, sight alignment, stance, and trigger control.  Other topics to be covered include reloads and drawing from a holster.  You will learn different skill drills including dry firing and bullseye shooting to help make you a better shooter.  Weapon familiarization include field stripping and maintenance.  This class is guaranteed to make you a more competent shooter.

WEAPON AND GEAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • Serviceable pistol at least 9mm caliber.
  • Holster - NO Blackhawk Serpa holsters allowed.
  • Magazine Pouch(es) with the ability to carry at least 2 spare magazines.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 magazines.
  • Ear (electronic) and eye protection.


ROUND COUNT:
1000 rounds (see the RED RIVER WEST
AMMO RESTRICTIONS POLICY.)

COURSE COST:
$575.00

LUNCH COST:     $10/day per student (collected first day of class at range)
RANGE FEE COST:     $25/day per student (collected first day of class at range)

LARRY VICKERS

ABOUT LARRY VICKERS

Larry Vickers is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related TV shows on the Sportsman Channel with the latest being TacTV of which Bravo Company is a presenting sponsor. Larry Vickers special operations background is one of the most unique in the industry today; he has been directly or indirectly involved in the some of the most significant special operations missions of the last quarter century. During Operation Just Cause he participated in Operation Acid Gambit - the rescue of Kurt Muse from Modelo Prison in Panama City, Panama. As a tactics and marksmanship instructor on active duty he helped train special operations personnel that later captured Saddam Hussein and eliminated his sons Uday and Qusay Hussein. In addition he was directly involved in the design and development of the HK416 for Tier One SOF use which was used by Naval Special Warfare personnel to kill Osama Bin Laden. Larry Vickers has developed various small arms accessories with the most notable being his signature sling manufactured by Blue Force Gear and Glock accessories made by Tangodown. In addition he has maintained strong relationships with premium companies within the tactical firearms industry such as BCM, Aimpoint, Black Hills Ammunition, Wilson Combat and Schmidt & Bender.

REVISED RANGE AND AMMO RESTRICTIONS POLICY

​​Only AMERICAN MADE, brass-cased, copper-jacketed, good quality ammo from the approved list below is allowed at Red River West.
THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS TO THESE POLICIES.

RANGE POLICIES UPDATE

Red River West representatives will inspect all ammo brought for classes, competition or personal use at our facility. This is to ensure that all ammo is safe for use here and complies with our Ammo Restrictions policy. If any unauthorized restricted ammo is found, the person having it will be immediately expelled from the range with no refund. This is for the safety of all persons at the range as well as for protection of our property and targetry.
Please note only Red River West can approve or suggest ammo, not an instructor. However, check the instructor's website to ensure you have the required minimum round count.
MAGAZINE LOADING/UNLOADING IS ALLOWED ONLY AT THE GEAR TABLES. THERE IS NO LOADING/UNLOADING MAGAZINES IN THE PARKING OR GENERAL AREAS.
If you have any questions regarding these or any of our other policies, please contact Red River West, directly.

APPROVED AMMO ONLY

EFFECTIVE AS OF AUGUST 1, 2016, ONLY AMMO FROM THESE MANUFACTURERS WILL BE ALLOWED (SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS POLICY STATED BELOW):

  • REMINGTON;
  • WINCHESTER;
  • FEDERAL;
  • LAWMAN;
  • HORNADY;
  • BLACK HILLS.

LONG RANGE AMMO

For long range classes, match ammunition is required; for example, Federal Gold Medal Match or Black Hills Match.

AMMO RESTRICTIONS POLICY

NO steel case, steel core, armor piercing (M855, green tip, SS109, Win Q3131, Win 3131A, tungsten penetrator, black tip, etc.), XM-193, tracer, incendiary, aluminum case, or communist block ammo is allowed…PERIOD.
No ‘remanufactured’ ammo is allowed from ANY manufacturer.
For long range classes, match ammunition manufactured by one of the above listed manufacturers is required; for example, Federal Gold Medal Match or Black Hills Match.

HOLSTER RESTRICTIONS POLICY

SERPA HOLSTERS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED AT RED RIVER WEST. All holsters will be inspected to ensure they are in compliance with our guidelines and safe for use. This includes any holster considered "serpaesque" or having the same type of release that the Serpa holsters have.