Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in coming out to shoot at Frontline Defense but have a few questions? To help you out, we’ve answered the most common questions about the range below.

Nope. The 1,000-yard rifle range is for range members only, training, and our Ambush Action Sniper Matches long-range rifle competitions. There are no exceptions.
Yes, Saturdays and Sundays only. Our public hours are Saturdays 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m.–5 p.m. Members have full access 7 days a week.
Cash only please. We accept cash for guest/visitor rates, targets and ammo, and all range merchandise. For range memberships we accept cash, check, or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover). Please note a 3% processing fee will apply to all credit card transactions.
Cold range means no magazines are allowed in any firearm unless you are on the firing line and firearm remains unloaded unless otherwise instructed. All firearms in transit from your vehicle to and from the firing line must be in a holster or firearms range bag/case. All firearms are to remain unloaded unless you are on the firing line. You may reload your conceal carry firearm after you leave our property. If it is your first time at Frontline Defense Firearms Training Center and Range, you will be given a safety briefing during check-in.
Our prorated membership plans are listed on our membership page. After the initial one time fee, an individual plan breaks down to about $23 per month and family plans are $27 per month. It’s a good deal!
No, NRA membership is not required for range membership.
Yes, guests are allowed on Saturdays and Sundays only — no exceptions. As a member you can bring up to 2 guests at a time at our Guest Rate of $30 per day. After your guest’s 3rd visit to the range they’ll be subject to our Visitor Rate of $20 per hour.
Members have access to the range 7 days a week. Your membership rate will be locked at the rate you joined. Members get discounted rates on training classes. The 1000-yard rifle range is only available to members. Range memberships will not always be available, so sign up now!
No, there are no age restrictions. Children are the responsibility of the parent or guardian and must be accompanied at all times while at the range. Hearing and eye protection are required.
No, we have designated areas designed just for matches and training.
Yes. We highly recommend it.
Yes, as long as you have the appropriate paperwork.
No. We have areas for .50 BMG and .338 Lapua.
Yes. There are restrictions to the types of ammo allowed. No green tip, armor piercing or tracers. XM193 is only allowed past 150 yards.
Our 25–100-yard rifle range is primarily paper targets. We have a few lanes with steel only. Ammo restrictions when shooting steel targets. Our 150–300-yard rifle range is steel only.
Yes, paper targets only. No other outside materials/targets are allowed. We provide steel targets on our pistol and rifle ranges. We also sell B-27 24″x35″ pistol and rifle targets [cash only please].
Yes, as long you keep the muzzle down range.
No. We are designed primarily for long range rifle and pistol shooting. We do have areas for shotgun shooting. Visit Drake Landing in Fuquay Varina for this style of shooting.
Yes. We currently have a small area but will be building a larger archery range over time.