Rod and Gun Club
The Fort Bliss Rod and Gun Club has one of the best trap and skeet ranges in the tri-state area.
The hunting lodge motif cluboffers its members:
- Full-service pro shop
- Snack bar
- Meeting room
- Multiple shooting programs
- Covered pavilion
- Monthly tournaments
- Ten diverse ranges, including trap and skeet, five-stand sporting clays, pistol, rifle, and black powder.
3-D Archery Range
The Fort BlissRod and Gun Club now offersa 3-D Archery Range which is open on Saturday and Sundays.
Nine animals available:
- Wild Boar
- Whitetail Deer
- Aim Rite Bear
- Mule Deer
- Strutting Turkey
- HD Elk
The distances are 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50 yards from the firing line and each target is set up with its own independent firing line.
Practice range set up is with Yellow Jacket targets,available during regular hours of operation.
- Range Rules
Range Safety Rules
- All guns will be pointed down range at all time.
- As a precaution, always assume that the gun is loaded.
- Keep your fingers off of the trigger until gun is ready to be fired.
- All shooting will be done from the ready line or from behind the benches.
- All shooters will use the wordsclear and hot. Shooters needing to go down range will call clear.
- Clearmeans all guns are unloaded and not behind handled.
- Hotmeans guns can be handled, loaded, and fired.
- While shooter is downrange, no one is allowed to handle any guns.
- When a shooter callsclear orhot he will get confirmation from all other shooters.
- Only shoot at your target.
- If anyone notices a violation of any of the above rules, they are responsible to call cease fire.
- You are responsible for your own gun.
- Always be safe
- Club members and their guests must sign in at the clubhouse Pro Shop prior to using ranges and must display club card at all time while on range.
- Non-members of the Club must sign in at the Clubhouse Pro Shop and obtain a range identification tag prior to usingany range facility and must display their range tags at all times while on the range.
- Everyone is requested to adhere to the written Range Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
- Shooting targets may be purchased at the Clubhouse Pro Shop, and personal targets may be used if they meet the specific range requirements and Safety SOP. Plastic bottles, beer, and/or soft drink cans may be used as targets on range 8 only. Glass targets are not permitted on any ranges. PVC pipe is available in the Pro Shop for use on range 7. The range must be cleaned prior to leaving.
- Please exercise caution not to accidentally discharge guns in the direction of club property, range signs, and stationary furniture.
- Alcohol, in any form, is not allowed on the ranges.Rod & Gun club personnel will refuse admittance to any range if an individual appears to be under the influence of alcohol.
- 50 caliber guns (of any type) and clay pigeon hand throwers are not allowed. Rifles with calibers capable of shooting over 4100 meters cannot be fired from any range. Due to Installation safety restrictions.
- Fully automatic guns are prohibited on any range at theRod & Gun club (with the exception of Federal Law Enforcement Qualification. Requires prior management approval).
- Please only utilize the range you are assigned.
- All firing can only be done from the firing line.
- Ear and eye protection will be worn by all shooters and spectators.
- As part of installation safety procedures all safety rules will be followed. You can review all safety rules in the Pro Shop.
- Please remove all pistol and rifle magazines and clear all guns before entering the clubhouse.
- All children under 18 must be under adult supervision at all times inside the Club and outside on the ranges. Any adult supervising a child will not be allowed to shoot on the ranges leaving the child unsupervised.
- In the event of an Emergency please follow these procedures:
- Cease Fire Immediately.
- Push the emergency shut down system button located on the range you are located at.
- Notify the range safety officer.
- Follow all instructions given by the safety officer.
- Wait for the safety officer to lift the cease fire, and call "all clear".
- Please help us keep our ranges clean! Pick up after yourself.
Rod and Gun Membership Fees (prices effective Oct 1, 2016) Yearly Six Month Daily E-1E-6 $50 $35 $9 E-7 and above $75 $45 $11 Civilian Law Enforcement $95 $60 $12 Retired Military, 100% Disabled Vets $80 $50 $11 DOD Civilians, NAF Employees $85 $55 $12 Civilian Non-Military $105 $65 $14 U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy (9months) $65 $11 Trap/Skeet Sporting Clays (per round) Trap/Skeet (member) $5 Trap/Skeet (non-member) $7 Sporting Clay (member) $4 Sporting Clay (non-member) $6 3D Archery Targets $3
- Members receive 15% off purchases in the Rod & Gun club pro shop
Free daily use of the ranges
Use of the self pull ranges (Trap/Skeet) during non-peak hours after qualifying with theRod & Gun designated employee.
Free Membership Appreciation Night
- All members receive 10% of their total bill for any event catered at the club.
Discounted Trap/Skeet & Sporting Clay tickets and cards
- Pro Shop
Monday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day Closed
The Pro Shop always has 9mm, 38 Special, 40 S&W, 45 ACP and .223/5.56 target ammunition in stock.
- Bullseye Grill
Monday Closed Tuesday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day Closed
Classic grill items like hamburgers and hot dogs are available, along with an assortment of side items and snack foods like chips, candy bars and sodas. Diners can also enjoy Philly steak, club and grilled ham and cheese sandwiches, schnitzel and salads.
- Bullseye Bar
Monday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day Closed
- Firearms Storage and Rental
The Pro Shop at the Fort BlissRod and Gun Club offers storage of personally owned firearms as a service to its active-duty members. Only active-duty Soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss and deployed Soldiers stationed at Fort Bliss are authorized to store weapons at theRod and Gun Club.
Firearms must be registered with the Provost Marshals Office, and a copy of the weapon permit must be kept on file at theRod and Gun Club. Weapons must be stored in a standard-sized hard case; no over-sized cases will be accepted. Cases will be locked, and the key will be kept by the customer. Soldiers who wish to store weapons at theRod and Gun Club must complete a storage rental agreement, and will receive a weapons storage card once their weapon is signed in to the facility.
TheRod and Gun Club has can maintain storage of up to 78 handgun cases and 88 long cases.
Gun Storage Fees
- 3 months for $20
- 6 months for $40
- 12 months for $60
Don't have a gun, don't worry! We rent guns for classes! Click here for more information.
Youth range safety course
The Fort BlissRod and Gun Club offers a youth range safety course for children ages 6-17. The class is held at2 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday on a monthly basis. The class is held at theRod and Gun Club and is free of charge.
Youth must complete this course before being allowed outside on the ranges.
Standard operating procedures for children on the ranges
- Children under the age of 18 will not be allowed on the firing ranges without adult supervision from an adult parent or guardian.
- Children age 5 and below will not be allowed outside on the ranges at the Fort BlissRod and gun Club at any time. Children age 5 and below will not be allowed to remain in vehicles on the ranges at any time. Children age 5 and below will be allowed accompanied by an adult parent or guardian inside the facility.
- Children age 6-17 will be required to provide a certificate of training in either Hunters Education, NRA course or equivalent training before being allowed outside on the ranges.
- Children 12 years of age and under will be accompanied one on one with an adult parent or guardian with 100 percent eyes-on supervision. Adult in charge of watching each child will not be allowed to shoot.
- Children ages 13-17 will be accompanied by an adult or guardian at all times while on the ranges.
- Children will not be left unsupervised on the ranges at any time, children found unsupervised will be escorted to the adult parent or guardian supervising them and a verbal warning will be issued, any further occurrences the customer will be asked to leave the ranges for the safety of the children, other customers and the employees at the facility.
- Patrons while utilizing the facility and ranges will be respectful to the staff and abide by all range safety and range rules; if staff views that a customer is being other than respectful the customer will be asked to leave the property for the safety of others.
- For questions, please call 568-2983.
- Download the child safety on the gun range SOP (.pdf)
- 2017 Matches and Meetings
Full Service Catering
From audio visual support, guest passes for easy access onto Fort Bliss, free parking and more, we strive to offer all the services you need to complete your event needs. Our Professionally Trained Catering Staff is ready to assist you with all your Catering Needs.They bring to the table many years of experience in catering and have attended several Catering Conferences, such as Catersouce - which is the world's largest gathering of caterers, offering classes on new industry trends. You will find that our Catering Staff can assist you with not only your menu selections-but can gladly make suggestions about decor, themes and room setups.
- Class Schedule
Course Descriptions (pdf)
- Online Registration
- Texas License to Carry / Concealed Handgun License
Hours of Operation: Range hours- Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun and Archery
|Monday||8 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Friday||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Saturday||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Sunday||8 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day||Closed|
Hours of Operation: Trap and Skeet
|Monday||8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Thursday||8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Friday||10 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Saturday||8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Sunday||8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.|
|Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day||Closed|
Trap and Skeet self-pull requires two people.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: Self-pull only