BFA's 2022 Firearm Events and Self-Defense Training Classes
We sponsor firearms training, fun shoots, self defense seminars, and pro gun fundraisers throughout the year. Sign up early, because our events sell out FAST!
BFA MEMBERS can get discounts on most events. If you're not yet a member, click here to join now.
Buckeye Blast Fun Shoot
Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 8:00AM - 5PM
Shoot at iron and paper targets, experience the thrill of live fire houses, meet the challenge of force-on-force scenarios, and more!
Tactical Defense Institute
Bulletproof your mind with Col. Dave Grossman!
Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Dave Grossman's mindset workshop.
Cherry Valley Hotel & Event Center
2022 Spring Youth Shoot - May 14-15
Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT
A weekend shooting event featuring rifle, trap, skeet, and an introduction to handgun basics.
Dillon Sportsman Center
2022 Partner Tactics - June 4
Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Learn the fundamentals of self defense with your partner, significant other, or armed friend.
2022 Vehicle Fundamentals - June 18
Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Learn how to recognize, avoid, and, if necessary, defeat attackers while in or around your vehicle.
2022 Intro To Fighting in Structures - July 9
Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Learn the fundamentals of self-defense in your home, at work, and inside other structures.
2022 Streetwise Defensive Tactics - July 23
Saturday, July 23, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Add to your basic CCW skills and prepare to move to the next level of self defense.
2022 Tactical Carbine Phase I - Aug 6
Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
This is an introductory class for those who have purchased an AR or AK platform but have no official hands-on training with this firearm.
2022 Tactical Carbine Phase II - Aug 7
Sunday, August 7, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
This course is geared toward the person with a good working knowledge of the AR/M4 platform. Successful completion of Tactical Carbine Phase I is highly recommended.
2022 MOD (Move or Die) - Aug 20
Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Learn to spot an imminent strike, how to move off the line of attack, and ways to use your body's natural reactions to survive a gunfight.
2022 Handgun Moving and Movers - Advanced Applications Clinic - Sep 10
Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Fighting on the move with your defensive pistol!! A dynamic and exciting firearms class instructed by Andrew Blubaugh, veteran police officer and tactical trainer.
Rittman Police Range
2022 Bucky Buchanan's Snubby Revolver Workshop - Sep 17
Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Renowned instructor and training officer Bucky Buchanan will show our attendees everything they need to know about the short barrel revolver and how to use this awesome little firearm in self-defense situations.
2022 Low Light Self-Defense - Nov 5
Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Learn the fundamentals of self defense with a handgun and flashlight in low light conditions in your home and inside other structures.