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New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« on: February 29, 2020, 06:42:30 PM »
UPDATE MAY 18, 10:35MDT

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CITY HAS BEEN CHANGED TO ALAMOGORDO, NM, and the range to the Sidney Paul Gordon range in La Luz (outskirts of Alamogordo).

I'm going to remove a few older posts that were made prior to the venue change to thin the thread out a bit.  Those posts may no longer apply since the change.

Good afternoon, New Mexico!  The date is set and the venue is booked for a LONG overdue Instructor Boot Camp, to be held in ALAMOGORDO!

And to sweeten the pot, the Southwest Region's very own GHOSTRING will be conducting an Instructor-Only Pistol clinic that Friday.  That's right, New Mexico's Inaugural Pistol clinic is part of the package!   ^:)^ ^:)^ ^:)^

The Dates? 

Pistol Clinic May 29, 2020

Instructor Boot Camp, May 30-31, 2020.

This is the weekend FOLLOWING Memorial Day.

The venue will be the Sidney Paul Gordon Shooting Range located at 19 Rockcliff Road La Luz, NM 88337
There is a $5.32/day range fee. They're doing some remodeling right now, so their credit card machines may not be operative.  Plan on paying cash.

For those traveling in, please plan your lodging accordingly. There are LOTS of hotel, motel, and RV Park options in Alamogordo.

A short list to start you off, All within 8 miles/ 15 minute drive
 
Alamogordo Inn 575-437-1000
Super 8 575-434-4205
Quality Inn 575-437-7100
Hampton Inn 575-439-1782
Days Inn 575-437-5090
Holiday Inn Express 575-257-3736

RV Parks:
Alamogordo Roadrunner Campground  437-3003
Days End RV  Tularosa 575-585-2351
Boot Hill RV Resort 575-439-6224
Shady Grove 575-437-6389

We typically each kick in about $35 for meals during the IBC (three meals Saturday, two meals Sunday).  A final figure will be announced when we are closer. 

Additional details will be posted in this thread as the time approaches.  Please ask your questions here, but be aware we may not have the answers right away.

This IBC will be conducted under the leadership of SW Regional Coordinator/Senior Instructor IBC/RBC Ghostring

*************BORDER RAIDERS ARE WELCOME!!!****************BORDER RAIDERS ARE WELCOME!!!*************BORDER RAIDERS ARE WELCOME**

ALL Participants in the Pistol Clinic please sign up as students HERE https://goappleseednow.org/?event=alamogordo-nm-instructor-training-pistol-program-may-29-2020

LET ME STRESS THAT AGAIN:  ALL PARTICIPANTS in the Pistol clinic sign up at the link above. DO NOT sign up on TIPs!

SHOOT BOSSES and RED HATS who have attended an IBC within the last year or so, Please sign up to work the IBC in TIPS here https://appleseedinfo.org/tips/sign-up-shoot-state.php?qstate=NM&statename=New%20Mexico

All other Red Hats, Orange Hats, and Blue Hats, please sign up as STUDENTS FOR THE IBC here https://goappleseednow.org/?event=alamogordo-nm-instructor-boot-camp-may-30-31-2020

As you all know, this is New Mexico's first IBC in a LONG time, so we're very excited!

More info will be added as it comes available.  I will begin posting details in this thread TODAY, May 18

Special Thanks to HotAirBill for pulling this out of his hat at the last minute when we were sure all was lost!   :1luvu   :bow:
« Last Edit: May 18, 2020, 04:18:07 PM by Mrs. Smith »
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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2020, 03:48:38 AM »
Talked with Rangemaster at La Luz range( Alamogordo) this PM.  He would be willing to host This training.  Must appear to comply with The" Covid-19guidelines."  He is very flexible and willing to nelp.
« Last Edit: May 17, 2020, 03:07:35 PM by hotairbill »
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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2020, 07:42:04 PM »
I'm in !!!!
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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2020, 08:36:16 PM »
I'm in!!! ..:.. ..:.. ..:..
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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2020, 12:01:34 AM »
Signed up!! Can't wait.

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2020, 01:27:28 PM »
Signed up!! Can't wait.

Just think, less than a year ago you were a poor little IIT0  :cool2:

I guess I'd better update that top post, eh?     there used to be a little whip cracking guy here someplace......  Ah!!!! There he is!!! 

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2020, 02:39:55 PM »
Not much change . . . except the massive amount of stuff in the back of my van!

Southwest Desert IBC - where IITs, ITs and SBs come to get mo' bedda (and eat breakfast burritos . . . and chili!)

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2020, 04:05:21 PM »
Not much change . . . except the massive amount of stuff in the back of my van!

Southwest Desert IBC - where IITs, ITs and SBs come to get mo' bedda (and eat breakfast burritos . . . and chili!)

mmm    :1luvu Real NM chiles.....  and real Texas Chili.....  does it get better than that?
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"A generation which ignores history has no past, and no future." - Lazarus Long

"I will accept the rules that you feel are necessary for YOUR freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2020, 08:17:42 PM »
Can I attend the Appleseed Pistol Clinic if the IBC later that weekend is my first?

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2020, 09:40:57 PM »
Can I attend the Appleseed Pistol Clinic if the IBC later that weekend is my first?

You're staying for the IBC?

Then ABSOLUTELY!
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"A generation which ignores history has no past, and no future." - Lazarus Long

"I will accept the rules that you feel are necessary for YOUR freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2020, 07:27:57 AM »
Thanks, I'm in.

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2020, 12:26:23 PM »
Okay, question time :)

I know we'll need handguns for the pistol event on Friday. What about rifles? Will this be a classroom only event, or will we be in the range? Centerfire, rimfire, both? Actually, is there a classroom?

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2020, 12:41:11 PM »
Okay, question time :)

I know we'll need handguns for the pistol event on Friday. What about rifles? Will this be a classroom only event, or will we be in the range? Centerfire, rimfire, both? Actually, is there a classroom?

There actually IS a classroom!  Yay!  Hopefully with some A/C, but Riflemen persist.  As far as I know, the format will be much the same as the last IBC you attended, except for the pistol clinic.  I'm reaching out to some folks today for more details.
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"A generation which ignores history has no past, and no future." - Lazarus Long

"I will accept the rules that you feel are necessary for YOUR freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2020, 06:25:54 PM »
YeeeeHaaaaa!

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Re: New Mexico Instructor Boot Camp - Official Details
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2020, 07:43:20 PM »
Much thanks to Hotairbill for looking into lodging for us.

He talked to the new manager of the Suburban lodge, Cory, and he has about 30 rooms still a available and will give a group rate of $59.00 for a single and $69.00 for a double. You need to mention Appleseed project to get that price.  It would be wise to book soon, so you are assured a place. Address is: 2500 N. White Sands Blvd.  Phone number is:575-446-6111.
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life." - Robert A. Heinlein

"A generation which ignores history has no past, and no future." - Lazarus Long

"I will accept the rules that you feel are necessary for YOUR freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." - Robert A. Heinlein

"I can kill you with my brain." - River Tam

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