2016 Convention

Friday, August 5th & Saturday, August 6th

Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel
2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30339

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GCO will again certify Georgia Firearms Carry Course instructors at 8th Annual Convention

From GCO Life Member and Board Member, Chuck Turney:

GeorgiaCarry.Org will be certifying Georgia Firearms Carry Course instructors during this year’s convention.

 This twelve-hour course has been developed to provide the student with the basic knowledge of both responsible and legal carry of firearms within the state of Georgia and to impart the fundamentals of personal safety, situational awareness, and legal use of force.  Topics covered are; Georgia Carry Laws, Handgun Safety, Basic Marksmanship, Carry Methods and Concerns, Presentation Techniques, Cleaning and Maintenance, Ammunition, Dry Fire Drills/Practical Application and Live Fire Drills.

Instructor certification will be conducted during our 8th Annual Convention.  A special, reservation only, instructors workshop will be held Saturday, August 13th.  Members holding a certification in firearms instruction are invited to RSVP for this workshop by email to training@georgiacarry.org.  Acceptable Instructor credentials include but are not limited to: NRA Instructors, Military and Law Enforcement Instructors, etc.

This course is free to those qualified that are attending the convention.

  The course will run 1 1/2 to 2 hours, depending on the number of attendees.


The complete itinerary will be posted when completed.

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