This is a Pistol Clinic. The Pistol Clinic teaches the fundamentals of pistol/handgun safety, accuracy, and many other topics.
You must be at least 18 years of age to attend a pistol event in the State of Virginia.
Both 22LR and centerfire pistol cartridges are allowed at this event.
Address: 1570 Old Lynchburg Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Held at the Bullseye Pistol Range.
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
No camping on site. KOA Charlottesville is less than 10 minutes away, offering a variety of camping experiences (from primitive all the way to full service (50A/sewer/water) hookups.
Several hotels in the area, less than 10 minutes from Charlottesville, supporting budget-minded and no-so-budget-minded individuals.
Make your best way to Interstate 64, Take the Charlottesville, 5th Street exit 120. Upon exit follow signs for Rt. 631 South (Old Lynchburg Road). Follow the road South, (away from Charlottesville) approximately 4 miles (carefully following the 45MPH limit), roughly 1/4 mile after crossing the narrow bridge, take the first driveway on the right. Bear right at the fork to the rifle/pistol ranges.
See map to range. (Google Maps location is accurate)
State Laws to be aware of:
It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all State and Federal Firearms Laws.
This is a limited venue, only 20 shooters will have space on the line. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Walk-ons may not be possible.
This is a 25 meter only Appleseed. While Centerfire is welcome bring the .22s and save $$$ on ammo.
No alcohol permitted.
For more information contact:
Name: VA State Coordinator Email Address: VA@appleseedinfo.org
Name: Private Message to "BrotherPilot" or "The Wolfhound" on the Appleseed Forum
Name: Jay Mundy Phone: 540-855-4651
Instructors Resources: PDF
Appleseed is a fast-growing non-profit nationwide community of volunteers. Therefore, it is to be expected that prices, terms, and programs offered are and can be subject to change without notice. Visitors to our site should be cautioned that printed literature can be old/out-of-date, and that only prices and opportunities currently listed on the site are authoritative as to current Appleseed programs and opportunities.