The following course of fire is required for proficiency demonstration. To successfully qualify, License to Carry Handgun applicants must complete this course with a minimum score of 70% (175 out of possible 250).

If any malfunctions are encountered, the shooter must work through the problem and finish the course of fire. If rounds are held (not fired within the allotted time), the shots will be scored as misses.

All courses of fire will be scored on a standard B-27 target. The B-27 target must be 24 inches by 45 inches and may be one of four colors; black, blue, red, or green. The target shall be scored utilizing the 5, 4, 3 scoring diagram in the upper left hand corner.


***   Optical enhancers are not allowed.

 Only live ammunition may be used during training and qualification. Target marking cartridges are not permitted.


Stage 1: Twenty shots (20) will be fired from 3 yards.   Fired in 3 strings

A. Five (5) shots fired in a “One Shot Exercise” 2 seconds allowed for each shot.

B. Ten shots (10) fired in a “Two Shot Exercise” 3 seconds allowed for each two shot sequence.

C. Five (5) shots fired in 10 seconds


Stage 2:Twenty shots (20) will be fired from 7 yards –     Fired 5 strings.

A. Five (5) shots will be fired in 10 seconds

B. Five (5) shots will be fired in 2 stages:
 -   Two (2) shots will be fired in 4 seconds
  -  Three (3) shots will be fired in 6 seconds

C. Five (5) shots fired in a “One Shot Exercise” 3 seconds allowed for each shot.

D. Five (5) shots fired in 15 seconds.


Stage 3:Ten shots (10) fired from 15 yards –   Fired in two 5-shot strings.

A. Five (5) shots fired in two stages:

Two (2) shots fired in 6 seconds.

Three (3) shots fired in 9 seconds.

 B. Five (5) shots fired in 15 seconds.