This is a standard Appleseed event.
Centerfire is NOT allowed at this event - 22 Rimfire Only.
Address: 9130 Kensington Dr, Waxhaw, NC 28173
Please Read: How to Prepare for an Event
Firearms must be cased and left in vehicle until after the Safety Briefing. Do Not bring your firearms out until instructed to bring them to the firing line. No loaded firearms on the range unless on the firing line and load command has been given. Eye and ear protection required. No illegal firearms are allowed. Some ranges are .22 rimfire only. At ranges that allow centerfire no rifle cartridges over 8mm cal or handgun cartridges over .45 cal are allowed.
Effective August 1st, 2021, The Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22 rifle can again now be used at Project Appleseed clinics. Check details on our How to Prepare page: https://appleseedinfo.org/how-to-prepare/
Subject to state and local laws, Instructors at your event may have discounted .22 ammo available. Reach out to the contact at the bottom of this page for availability.
Range Fee: None
Multiple hotels in Charlotte area.
Directions are available here.
The rifle range location is approximately 25 miles south of downtown Charlotte near the town of Waxhaw, NC. The address is 9130 Kensington Road, Waxhaw NC. A map of this location may be found at the website listed above.
From the North
From downtown Charlotte (Intersection of I-85 and I-77). Take I-77 South (8 miles) and exit to I-485 East towards Pineville (go 6 miles). Exit south on Johnston Rd/Hwy 521, then take Hwy 521 South for 12 miles (into SC and past Indian Land School) to Jim Wilson Rd. Turn Left on to Jim Wilson Rd (go 2.7 miles to the NC/SC border). The range entrance is located on the left at the state line.
From the South
Take I-77 North and exit east on Hwy 9 or 200 towards Lancaster, SC. Take Hwy 521 north (15 miles) to Jim Wilson Rd., turn Right on to Jim Wilson Rd (go 2.7 miles to the NC/SC border). The range entrance is located on the left at the state line.
From the East
Take Hwy 74 to Monroe. Turn left on to Hwy 200, then Hwy 75 and go 13 miles to Waxhaw. One block past downtown Waxhaw, turn right on to Waxhaw/Marvin Rd. (go 3 miles) and turn left on to Kensington Dr. (go 1 mile) to the state line. The range entrance is located on the right at the state line.
State Laws to be aware of:
It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all State and Federal Firearms Laws.
Check State laws at http://www.nraila.org/GunLaws/#?st=NC
Only .22 rimfire is allowed at the 25 yard range.
However there is a separate range that goes from 50 yards to 300 yards. Attendees who pass the AQT for rifleman will be allowed to go to KD, but they will need to change rifles to a centerfire.
Bring snacks, lunch and plenty of water.
No alcohol permitted
For more information contact:
Name: NC State Coordinator Email Address: NC@appleseedinfo.org
Name: Private message to "Pain Killer" on the Appleseed forum Phone: 954-812-2895
Instructors Resources: PDF
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