Steamboat Springs Offers Residents a Chance at "First Shots"

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Three Quarter Circles Sporting Clays is offering area residents a free introduction to shotgun shooting and firearm safety.

A First Shots® seminar will be held July 13 at 8 a.m. at the range located at 26185 US 40 W in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required by contacting the range at 970-846-5647. Visit the range online at for directions.

Designed for first-time shooters, the seminar includes both classroom and range time.

First Shots® is an introductory program that provides the public with opportunities to give shooting a try. Developed by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and hosted by independent shooting facilities, First Shots provides participants with a comprehensive introduction to shooting by qualified range operators and instructors that includes gun safety, local ownership requirements, shooting fundamentals, hands-on instruction and how and where to continue.

First Shots is one of many NSSF programs working to increase awareness of and participation in the shooting sports. For more information on First Shots, visit

NSSF, founded in 1961, is the trade association for the firearms and recreational shooting sports industry and promotes the safe ownership and responsible use of products its members make and sell. For more information, visit