Tel: 214.630.4866

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. I don't have a gun permit or license, can I still go there to shoot?
  • Yes. We are open to the general public. You must be at least 18, or accompanied by a parent or guardian who is at least 21. Everyone who is 18 or older must present government-issued photo ID to go onto the range.
Q2. I am not a TX resident. Can I still shoot there?
  • Yes, so long as you meet the age and ID requirements.
Q3. I am not a U.S. citizen. Can I still shoot there?
  • We are glad to have you visit our range. There is no reservation necessary and we take customers on a walk in basis. In compliance with US Federal Law, International tourists visiting the US under the Visa Waiver Program may legally purchase ammunition, rent firearms and/or shoot at DFW Gun Range and Training Center.
  • Permitted tourists must be from one of the following countries:
    • Andorra
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Chile
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Malta
    • Monaco
    • Netherlands
    • New Zealand
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • San Marino
    • Singapore
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Taiwan
    • United Kingdom
    • Canada*
    • Mexico*
  • In addition to being from one of these countries, you must also provide proof that you are here under the Visa Waiver Program and have a valid passport.

*Visitors not participating in the Visa Waiver Program, may still utilize our range provide they have a valid Non-Immigrant Visa and a valid hunting permit.

Q4. Can I rent a gun from you to take home?
  • Absolutely not! Our rental guns are only for use on our range.
Q5. May I bring my own guns to shoot there?
  • Yes, although Black Powder firearms are not allowed at our facility. If in doubt about your specific gun/ammo combination, you must ask an employee before shooting.
Q6. May I bring my own ammunition to shoot there?
  • Yes, but only to shoot in your own guns, subject to certain restrictions. You must purchase our range ammunition to shoot in our rental guns.
Q7. What restrictions do you have on ammunition shot there?
  • Armor-piercing, tracer, and incendiary ammunition is strictly prohibited. If in doubt about your specific gun/ammo combination, you must ask an employee before shooting.
Q8. Can I bring my AR-15, AK/SKS, or .308 rifle to shoot there?
  • Yes.
Q9. What about my .30-06 or 7.62 x 54R rifles?
  • Yes.
Q10. What about my BB or pellet guns?
  • Lead .177 caliber pellets may be shot here. Steel pellets, or BBs of any sort are not allowed, for safety reasons.
Q11. What about black powder?
  • No
Q12. I own some full-auto guns. Can I shoot them there?
  • You are welcome to shoot your LEGALLY OWNED select-fire or full-auto guns here. If you are in doubt about shooting your particular gun here, give us a call.
Q13. Do you sell Personal Defense ammunition, as well as target ammunition?
  • Yes, we stock an extensive line of Cor-Bon, Speer Gold Dot, as well as Federal, Hornady, and Winchester among others in selected calibers/weights.
Q14. How old must you be to buy ammunition?
  • You must always present a valid government-issued photo ID and be at least 18 years of age to purchase rifle ammunition, and at least 21 years of age to purchase rifle and or handgun ammunition.
Q15. May I bring my own targets to shoot there?
  • Yes, however there is a minimum target size of 24" x 45"
Q16. May I draw from a holster?
  • Yes, you may draw from a holster provided that you do so in a safe and controlled manner. If you sweep your gun's muzzle across another person or yourself while drawing, you are not safely drawing from the holster and must stop!
Q17. May I shoot one-handed?
  • Yes, provided that you do so in a safe and controlled manner.
Q18. Do you have a rule against “rapid fire”?
  • Not as such, however we do not allow you to shoot faster than you can control your gun with aimed fire. Generally, one second between rounds, at a minimum, is recommended for a controllable rate of fie. If you are not hitting your target, you are not in control and must slow down.
Q19. May I shoot two guns at the same time, like I see in movies?
  • No. The gun-handling that you typically see in movies is unrealistic and unsafe, and we do not allow it here.
Q20. How old do children have to be to shoot on your range?
  • As long as they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, children six years of age and older are welcome.
Q21. Do you give law enforcement and active military discounts?
  • Yes. We discount the range time for certified law enforcement officers and active duty military personnel.
Q22. Do you offer gunsmithing services?
  • Yes. We do in-house cleaning and light smithing and have procured an outside gunsmith for advanced work who is located on site.
Q23. Do you custom order firearms?
  • Yes, we can special order firearms for you through our vast supplier network. We also accept FFL transfers.
Q24. Do you take trade-ins and consignment firearms?
  • Yes. We offer reasonable, honest prices for your trade-in and we can also sell your firearm on a consignment basis. Consignment fees are 15% of the sales price.
Q25. May I bring my camera?
  • Yes, but you may only photograph members of your party or our display firearms. Photographing other patrons, range personnel, or our facility's security features is strictly prohibited.
Q26. Is it true that (celebrity names) shoot there?
  • Absolutely. A fair number of celebrities shoot here. Some are occasional customers, some have been here actively training, and a few are friends. Like anyone else, they come here to get in some range time, not to be hassled.
Q27. But would it be OK for me to ask for an autograph?
  • It is not against the rules to ask, so long as you are respectful, but please don't do so out on the range. Save it for the lobby.
Q28. I thought I recognized your range in a movie, news or general TV shows?
  • Yes. Some indie films, many news reports and documentaries have been partially shot here.