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Texas LTC Range Qualification

Texas LTC Range Qualification

A total of 50 rounds are fired during the range qualification test.  To pass, you must score 175 out of a possible 250. The target is a huge human sized silhouette that measures 45 inches by 24 inches. It is a huge target and it’s easy to score the 175 needed by the time you finish at the 7 yard mark. Most new shooters pass the Texas LTC range qualification with ease.

All shooting is basic and done from the bench. There is no drawing from a holster or drawing from concealment. You will start every shooting drill with the handgun in your hand at the low ready. The LTC shooting qualification is set at the basic level.

This is the b27 target used for the Texas LTC range qualification. Any hit on the target scores points. The points for each zone are marked on this target.

Course of fire:

3 yard line – 20 shots

1 shot in 2 seconds, 5 times
2 shots in 3 seconds, 5 times
5 shots in 10 seconds, once

7 yard line – 20 shots

5 shots in 10 seconds, once
1 shot in 3 seconds, 5 times
2 shots in 4 seconds, once
3 shots in 6 seconds, once
5 shots in 15 seconds, once

15 yard line – 10 shots

2 shots in 6 seconds, once
3 shots in 9 seconds, once
5 shots in 15 seconds, once

Texas LTC Shooting Qualification

Don’t let the time limits scare you, there is plenty of time to get the shots off. There is no time requirement for loading your magazines, you can take all the time you need to load your magazines after each string. You will probably not even notice you had a time limit to get shots off.

What To Bring

Some LTC instructor have loaner guns you can use for the LTC range shooting test. Below are the items required for the shooting portion.

  • Handgun (any type or caliber)
  • 50 rounds of ammo
  • Ear protection (muffs or plugs)
  • Eye protection (any type of glasses)
  • No open toed shoes allowed
  • Low cut shirts not recommended
  • a hat recommended (ball cap)