F.A.Q. 2019-02-07T11:01:25-07:00
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California Tactical Shooting Academy F.A.Q.

Welcome, as previously mentioned the California Tactical Shooting Academy has acquired Wes Thompson Piru Rifle Range and whether you have visited us in the past or joining us for the first time you may have some questions about what to expect when you visit our facility. Here are some of the most frequently asked question our customers have. However, please feel free to contacts us if you need additional information.

Yes, We are currently open Wednesday – Sunday from 8 AM to 4 PM.

We have one of the largest Public shooting facility in California; the range fee will allow you access to the 1000-yard RIFLE, multi-yard PISTOL, RIMFIRE and double point fixed SHOTGUN ranges.

The cost per shooter per day is $20.00.

The fee includes unlimited shooting at steel targets that are set up in the rifle, pistol and shotgun ranges, plus you’ll get a board with two paper targets on it for 100 yards. We offer discounts to active police, military personnel, and children under 14 years of age.

All shooters must be at least eight years old or older and accompanied by a parent or authorized guardian 21 years or older AT ALL TIMES.

Yes, once our range master calls for a cease-fire, you’ll be able to set your own (paper) targets using the supplied target board. Shooting at any other object, i.e. golf balls, cans, etc., is prohibited.

Extra board with targets is 5$, which you can set at 50 yards, 200, 300 & 400 yards.

ABSOLUTELY NO steel jacket or steel core ammunition (armor piercing, incendiary rounds, tracer rounds) or bi-metal rounds may not be used on the Range at any time.

Yes! We sell ammunition at the range at competitive pricing. Please visit the front desk for more details.

We allow Muzzle loading rifles and pistols of all calibers including sporting rifles up to .58 calibers. Modern tactical and sniper rifles up to .50 Caliber may be shot at steel targets starting at 600 yards and all paper targets starting at 100 yards.

We do not allow modern tactical rifles above .50 calibers.

Before shooting any large caliber rifle, you must clear your rifle and ammunition with a “Range Safety Officer” or the “Range Master.”

We have 50 different shooting range bays on the property, please visit our Private Range Rental page and choose the right Bay that fits your needs.

Yes, you can, please check our Firearms Renal tab for more information!

We offer catering service deliver to the range, please visit our catering page

On the reception office we sell water, coffee, soda, chips, and cookies.

Yes, you can bring up your propane or gas grill. Charcoal grills are not allowed.

Shooting from the holster is not allowed on the public range but is allowed on the private ranges.

Yes. You are free to use a bow and arrow only on our private ranges.

We are currently developing bow and arrow rental and sales, we recommend to sign up to our email list to receive live updates.

We are currently developing Clay shooting programs, we recommend to sign up to our email list to receive live updates.

Our experienced range staff can assist any new shooter, however, we do recommend that you let them know when you are checking in, BEFORE going onto any shooting range.