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(910) 779-4604
Hope Mills, NC 28348



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  Prepared Carolinian offers the NC Concealed Carry Handgun course  along with custom pistol range training. 

  Prepared Carolinians ultimate goal is to produce competent citizens with the knowledge, skill and attitude to handle handguns safely whether on a range or in a dynamic self defence situation. 

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  Custom pistol range training is available for the beginning as well as intermediate shooter. 

  New shooters will receive a solid foundation on the principles of pistol marksmanship (2hrs, 300rds).

  Intermediate shooters will receive a refresher on the fundamentals of pistol marksmanship then move into more intermediate drills (4hrs, 700rds).

Discover the firearms training courses available at Prepared Carolinian.

What is required by North Carolina for obtaining a Concealed Carry Permit?  Want to understand the entire process? If so click the " NC CCH Application Process " link and review the information. 

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Concealed Carry Course Prices

Everyday Low Price $45.00

Discounts and Offers


Military Or First Responder Or Senior (55 or older) or Group (if you come with a friend)  Class price: $40.00
Spouses of deployed service members Class price: $25.00

Full time college students (Requires valid school ID and school email address)

Class price: $25.00

Class is held at:


Private classes are available for Businesses, Churches, Organizations or Groups.

Click "Private Classes" for details.

***Over 2450 students trained since 2014***
To register for a course:

1- Find a class date you wish to attend                                                 
2- Find the range date and time you wish to do the range on             
3- Click "Register for Course" to open the course registration form.
4- Fill out the registration form.                                                              
5- Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form.                       
Cancelation Policy

Prepared Carolinian has changed its Cancelation Policy due to over 550 "No Shows" since 2014.

Click here to review the policy before registering   


    Available Concealed Carry Class Date

NC Concealed Carry Class

22 Feb 2020 (Saturday)

Available Qualification dates
Sunday 26 Jan 20 


Saturday 08 Feb 20


Sunday 09 Feb 20


Saturday 15 Feb 20


Sunday 16 Feb 20


Sunday 23 Feb 20


Saturday 29 Feb 20


**Maximum class size: 40.  Register early to secure your seat.

**To register, click on the "Register for Course" link on the left. Don't forget to include the date and time you wish to meet for the qualification in the free text area on the registration form. Please pick a date from the available qualification dates listed above ensuring you pick a date before the class date you are registering for. Select a time you wish to meet from the available block time listed:

EG: Qualify 17 Feb 18 at 0900.  
Below are a list of dates and times I will be available to meet you at the range for the qualification. When registering, enter the date and specific time you wish to meet at the range in the free text area at the bottom of the registration form.  Range qualification should be conducted prior to the class date.  If a date is not available prior to the class date, I might be able to find an alternate date during the week to conduct the qualification. 

Qualification will be conducted at the
Crosse Creek Rifle and Pistol Club located at:

3229 Blossom Road, Hope Mills NC 28348.

Special notes about the range:
1- Crosse Creek Rifle and Pistol Club is a private range for members and their guess.
2- If you arrive at the range and the gate is open, enter the range and make an immediate left and follow signs to range 3.
3- If you arrive at the range and the gate is closed, pull up to the gate then pull off to the left and park so not to block the gate.  Give me a call and I will move up to the gate and let you in.  DO NOT CLIMB OVER OR WIGGLE YOUR WAY THROUGH THE GATE.  Remember, the range is private property and monitored with over a dozen security camera's. It might take me a few minutes to come up to the gate if i am in the middle of qualifying someone.  If i don't answer, wait 5 minutes and call again.
4- The speed limit on the range is 5 mph.

5- When you arrive at Range 3, pull up to the wood fense and park.  Take the following actions depending on how you are transporting your firearm:

     - If your firearm is in a holster on your belt, simply secure the extra magazines and ammo and proceed to the covered benches behind the firing line. Do not take the firearm out of the holster,

     - If your firearm is in a bag, carry the bag to to the covered benches behind the firing line.  Do not take the firearm out or handle the firearm, just leave it secured in the bag.

     - If your firearm is not in a bag, holster or container.  Leave the firearm in the vehicle and move up to the covered benches.  We will wait until the range is hot before you remove the firearm from the vehicle and move it up to the range.

     ** When in doubt, leave it in the vehicle and come up and ask.

Memberships/Associations: NRA-Certified Pistol Instructor & Range Safety Officer, North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor, Refuse To Be a Victim Instructor, Hope Mills Area Chamber of Commerce


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