Minnesota Utah permit to carry instruction courses, pistol shooting

Whether you are an experienced shooter looking to renew your permit to carry or looking to improve your own personal safety, Sand Creek Firearm Training Center will provide you with the instruction you need to maintain your safety, freedom and liberty.

National Rifle Association-certified instructor Greg Olson offers courses ranging from basic pistol training to Minnesota and Utah permit to carry classes.

Firearms Training Courses

Sand Creek Firearms currently offers the following courses: a Home Firearm Safety Class, First Steps Pistol for Beginners, Basic Pistol Shooting, Minnesota Permit to Carry, Utah Permit to Carry, Minnesota Permit Renewals, Florida Permit to Carry, and Refuse to Be a Victim Seminars.

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Date Course Location Time Fee

As of August 11, 2015 Your Utah Permits are no longer recognized in Minnesota

Minnesota Permits: We are offering MN Permits for $50 to anyone who has a Utah permit in Wisconsin and Minnesota

Watch our website for times and locations.

We will be in the Northern half of Wisconsin

We will work with you at our facility in Sandstone, MN


$50.00 class fee Shooting required

Feb. 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 9, Aug. 6, Sept. 10, Oct. 1 & Dec., 3, 2016 Saturday's

Sand Creek Firearms
Training Center
51947 Larson Road
MN, FL & Utah

Sandstone, MN

8 am - 12 pm Utah

12:30 - 7 pm MN & FL


$80 1st time
$50 renewals

January 23, 2016 Saturday

IRP Club North 6106 Man Road Minnesota, Utah, Florida & Wisconsin Permits

Spooner, WI

10 am 1st Time Permit Holders

12 pm WI/Utah Permit Holders

$80 1st Time Permit Holders

$50 Minnesota

February 13 & 14 Saturday & Sunday

Pine County Historical Society & Museum Little Mermaid Café

Gun Show/admission at door

Askov, MN

9:30 am both days Introduction to Hand Guns

1:30 pm both days Refuse To Be A Victim



February 27, 2016 Saturday

Douglas County George Constance Rifle Range 4751 Ct. E off Hwy Z

Superior, WI

10 am 1st time permit holders

12 pm, noon WI/Utah Permit Holders

$80 1st time Permit Holders

$50 Minnesota

March 26, 2016 Saturday

Gordon City Hall 9709 East Ct. Road Y Downtown Gordon

Gordon, WI

10 am 1st Time Permit Holders

12 pm WI/Utah Permit Holders

$80 1st Time Permit Holders

$50 Minnesota

April 10, 2016 Sunday

IRP Gun Club 6106 Mann Road Minnesota, Wisconsin, Utah & Florida Permits

Spooner, WI

1 pm 1st time permit holders

3 pm WI & Utah Permit Holders

$80 1st Time Permit Holders

$50 Minnesota

April 16, 2016 Saturday

Iron River shooting Range 5660 Spring Lake Road Minnesota & Wisconsin Permits

Iron River, WI

12 pm 1st time permit holders

2 pm WI/Utah Permit Holders

$80 1st Time Permit Holders

$50 Minnesota

April 21, 22 & 23 Frid., Sat., & Sun.

MN State Fair Grounds Horse Expo

St. Paul, MN

8 am - 10 pm Friday & Saturday

8 am - 5 pm Sunday


May 22, 2016 Sunday

Cook's Country Connections 1953 Vermilion Drive MN, FL & Utah Permits

Cook, MN

1 pm MN & Florida

6 pm Utah

$80 1st time - $50 renewal

      MN & FL Permits

$60 Utah

NRA, BCA & DNA Instructor: Gregory D. Olson

Greg has been an NRA Instructor since 2003 Sharon has been an NRA Instructor since 2013

Greg is Certified to teach Minnesota, Florida, Wisconsin, Iowa and Utah Permits to Carry Any Questions? Feel free to call 320-245-0474 or visit http://www.handgunlaw.us

For Your Convenience: Sand Creek Firearms will do Fingerprints and a Passport Quality Photo at the Class Site for $30 (needed for Utah only)

We are offering Florida permits, as well! The only way to carry in Florida with us is with a Florida permit. The state does not recognize non-resident permits to carry. Contact Greg for more information. This is a great opportunity if you travel to Florida.

Click on the course names to read a description. To register for a firearms training course, call Greg or Sharon Olson at (320) 245-0474 or email them at: sandcreekfirearms@hotmail.com

About Greg Olson

Greg is certified by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Department of Public Safety, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. He has had his permit to carry since 1994, has instructed Firearm Safety for many years, and is a life member of the NRA.

Greg's top priority is to help you learn and appreciate firearms so you will be able to use them safely and correctly.

Letter of Commendation from Utah Department of Public Safety
Letter of Commendation from Utah Department of Public Safety
Gregory D. Olson

51947 Larson Road
Sandstone, MN 55072
(320) 245-0474

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