Q: I have heard that I need to be an alumni to become a USSA member? Is this correct?
A: No. That was our old policy but now you only need to attend our free membership orientation to become a USSA member. Easy!
Q: How do I check in?
A: Simply bring your ID to member services located in the administrative area of the main lodge.
Q: As a member, can't I just go out on the range to shoot?
A: Only after you have checked in.
Q: Can I rent a gun at USSA?
A: Yes, but you will be required to leave a photo ID at the desk.
Q: Does USSA sell ammunition, targets, etc.?
A: Yes. USSA's Pro Shop store is stocked with all of our customer's needs.
Q: Where do I go to shoot?
A: Bay availability is dependent on membership level and scheduled range activities. You may inquire at member services when signing in.
Q: Do targets at USSA move?
A: USSA has a variety of moving target systems. Some are paper and some are steel. See member services for details.
Q: What distances can I shoot from?
A: At USSA you have a huge amount of flexibility and may shoot from zero to 50 yards on most static bays. The distances can be varied, provided all shooters on the firing line agree. All steel on any ranges must be shot at a MINIMUM of 10 yards away. Steel shot with a rifle must be engaged from at least 75 yards distance.
Q: I'm an NRA certified instructor. Do I still need to attend a membership orientation to join?
A: Yes, all of our members are required to attend an orientation so they know the membership rules and regulations. It is only 15 minutes long and very informative.
Q: Where can I shoot my shotgun?
A: Shotguns may be shot most of our static ranges on paper and some steel targets. They may also be used on the carbine bay when available. We have bays just for the shotgun users that are lots of fun as well. Just check with Member Services when checking in for more information.
Q: Can I shoot aerial shotgun targets (clay birds)?
A: No. Not at this time.
Q: Can I shoot targets other than paper and steel, such as cans, bottles, etc?
Q: Where do I park?
A: In the large south parking lot next to the maintenance building, the parking lot near the rifle range, or the north parking lot near reactive steel range. See the membership Field Guide for details.
Q: What if I forget to check out?
A: If you forget to check out, you will be contacted by member services. You will be required to return any rental property immediately to receive your ID.
Q: What if I lose my membership card?
A: A membership ID is no longer needed to check in, you can use you state issued ID.
Q: How do I renew my membership?
A: You can renew either over the phone, or in person at USSA.
Q: Will someone be available to fix my gun?
A: In most cases, there will be trained personnel and factory armorers who can diagnose and fix the problem on site. Gunsmith services are also available for more advanced problems.
Q: When can I use the lodge?
A: The lodge can be used any time within the hours of operations. The grand room can also be reserved for private and corporate functions.
Q: Is there personal instruction available?
A: Yes. USSA instructors are available to teach one-on-one, via specialized personal training sessions, or by joining the USSA Training Group. Courses may be scheduled through USSA's products and services department at (866) 441-8772 OPTION 1.
Q: Can I observe USSA classes?
A: Yes, but please obtain approval from the Director of Training.
Q: Can I upgrade or downgrade my membership?
A: Upgrades are available in most cases by contacting member services at USSA. Downgrades are ONLY available after the member's current membership has expired.
Q: Am I liable for USSA rental equipment?
A: Yes. Fees for lost or damaged equipment will be charged on a case-by-case basis.
Q: Where can I shoot my Submachine Gun?
A: Once a member has obtained a full-auto access level, they can shoot their full auto firearms on SO1, SC1, RR1, MP9, AND MP10. The dynamic bays can also be used for full-auto fire, provided they are in use by a member with level 1, 2, and/or 3 access.
Q: What's a "dynamic bay?"
A: A dynamic bay is a range where members may shoot, draw, etc on the move. They may also use props to set up scenarios or competitive stages of fire.
Q: How can I use a "dynamic bay?"
A: A dynamic pistol bay may be used by a member who has completed a prerequisite USSA cours, Training Group session, or personal training. Contact an account representative or the membership coordinator for details.
Q: How do I change my access level on my Membership?
A: Upon completion of an approved class, Training Group session, or personal training, a member must present his/her graduation certificate to member services to update their account information and they will be granted the new access level.
Q: Can I bring friends and family to the range with my membership?
A: Yes. Guest passes can be used for friends or family and even given away as gifts. Additional guest passes may be purchased from member services. Elite members enjoy unlimited guest passes.
Q: Am I required to wear safety gear?
A: YES! Everyone must have eye and ear protection at all times while on the range. Additionally we recommend a billed hat while shooting.
Q: When I graduate from a USSA class, how do I use my 30-day trial membership?
A: USSA alumni must provide a copy of his/her class certificate at the membership orientation where they will be issued a temporary membership. The 30 day trial will start on the date of orientation.
Q: When adding dependents, do my family members still need to attend a membership orientation?
Q:What payment method can I use?
A: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Check, Cash, or Money Order.
Q:What if I cannot use my membership due to deployment or medical reasons?
A: Memberships can be frozen on a case-by-case basis. It is the member's responsibility to contact member services before account is to be frozen.