New to Shooting?


Here at Blackstone we aim to provide the best guest experience for any level of shooter. Our comfortable and safe environment paired with knowledgeable and experienced team members will have you excited and prepared to begin your journey in shooting sports. 


Jump right in! Start by visiting the range and having a friendly team member explain the process to you. There is no right or wrong way to begin your journey in shooting sports.

Walk-ins Always Welcome!

Open 7 days a week, 10am-9pm
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Guaranteed Safety

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Friendly team to walk you through the process

We have everything you need to get started and will walk you through all your questions. How We Work «


Ditch the old ways of buying a gun, the Blackstone team brings approachable expertise to your experience. With over 2,000 firearms in stock, our team is committed to helping you find what you are looking for and answering all your questions. As the largest firearm store in Charlotte, Blackstone is your one-stop-shop to all you need.

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Come on in!

Open 7 days a week, 10am-9pm



If you are new to shooting, starting with instruction is always the best option! Our industry leading instructors are here to help you start your journey or meet you where you are. Experience personalized one-on-one instruction or join some others in a group course!

Private Instruction

Meet one-on-one with an Instructor and customize your journey to fit exactly what you need on your time!

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Sign up for one of our introductory (100) courses to learn the basics and have on-range training with a small group!

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Learn the Basics

Get comfortable with firearms in one-on-one Private Instruction!

Use the Range

Have some fun and  find which firearm best fits your needs!

Buy a Firearm

Browse our huge selection.

Join the Member Community

Enjoy free unlimited range time, an unbeatable community and so much more!



Treat all firearms as if they are loaded


Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction


Always keep your finger off the trigger


Always know your target and what is beyond


Follow the 12 Golden Rules for safe gun handling

  1. Always point the muzzle in a safe direction
  2. When moving through the facility, point muzzle at the floor
  3. At shooting station, point muzzle downrange at all times
  4. Know how the firearm operates. If unsure, just ask!
  5. Know that the firearm and the ammunition are compatible. If unsure, just ask!
  6. Hearing and eye protection are required at all times
  7. Use of alcoholic beverages or drugs prior to or during shooting is prohibited
  8. Keep your firearm unloaded until at your shooting station and ready to shoot
  9. Keep your finger off the trigger until on target and ready to fire
  10. Only lead core bullets are permitted on the range. No steel core, incendiary, tracer, exploding or tipped ammo of any kind is permitted on the premises.
  11. You will be fined for hitting anything other than the paper target
  12. Only two people are permitted per shooting station
  13. Never move forward of the firing line
  14. Rapid fire is prohibited unless approved in advance by the RSO
  15. Food, drink or tobacco products are not permitted on the range
  16. Open toed shoes and low cut tops are prohibited on the range for the safety of all guests (Spent casings are hot!)
  17. Hand loaded ammunition is prohibited from being used on the range

We have a full time guest support team standing by to answer all your questions

Terms & Conditions

Thank you for choosing Blackstone Shooting Sports! If you have any questions regarding a recent purchase, or product, please feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable Guest Support Team; chat with a team member 7-days a week from 10am until 9pm.

[email protected]704.414.6020
“Live Chat” available on our website

Visa / MasterCard / Discover / American Express Accepted

Buyer Responsibility & Legal Ownership Limitations

It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the item being purchased is legal to own in your city / state. Verify with your receiving dealer if you are not 100% sure that it is legal. – Magazines that violate capacity restrictions will not be shipped or substituted.

You must be 18 or older to purchase a rifle or shotgun and 21 or older to purchase a handgun.
You are responsible for compliance to your local and state laws.
Be aware of restrictions on extended magazines and certain types of AR-15 style rifles.

Not for sale where prohibited.
Blackstone will not sell or transfer a firearm to any of the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Guam, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Virgin Islands. In addition, we do not conduct any international sales. **Last updated 01/01/2023 (subject to change)

Automatic Knives (OTF & OTS):
Blackstone will not sell or transfer any automatic knives to any of the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Guam, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Virgin Islands, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia. **Last updated 01/01/2023 (subject to change)

During checkout you specify a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) near you who transfers the firearm to you, after successful background check if needed.
FFL can be your local Gun Shop, Gun Range or Pawn Shop willing to perform the transfer.

“Local Store Pick Up” in Charlotte, NC. *Sales tax may apply.
Blackstone Shooting Sports
2001 Wilkinson Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28208

The buyer is responsible for all FFL’s transfer fee/s upon pickup which is generally $15-30. “Local pickup” at our Charlotte location is free of charge.
For all FFL transfers, the firearm dealer (that we are sending the item/s to) must send us their valid license (FFL) by emailing ([email protected]). Blackstone is not responsible for any lost items shipped via USPS, FedEx, and UPS.

Ammunition Sales

All ammunition will be shipped FedEx or UPS ground; no air freight allowed.
Ammunition and firearms must be shipped separately.
Always make sure you order the correct ammunition for your specific firearm.

Federal law requires that you must be at least 18 years old to purchase shotgun and rifle ammunition and 21 years or older to purchase handgun ammo.

Check your state and local laws for any other restrictions before ordering.
Ammo Shipping Restrictions: Blackstone does not ship ammo to CA, IL, NY, NJ, MA, DC, CT, or P.O. Boxes

Return Policy & Warranty

We fundamentally believe you will be thrilled with the products you purchase from Blackstone Shooting Sports. That’s because we go out of our way to ensure we get you the exact products you need from the best brands in the industry. We understand, however, that sometimes a product may not be what you expected it to be. In that unlikely event, we invite you to review the following terms related to returning a product.

If you need to return an item or cancel an order, simply contact our Guest Support Team at 704-414-6020 or by emailing [email protected] (be sure to include your order #). Feel free to use the live chat function on our website for the fastest support. All inquires received during business hours are answered same day!

*All canceled and returned items are subject to a 10% restocking fee.

Please allow 1-5 business days to credit back to your original form of payment.

Damaged/Used Product: Unless there is a verifiable manufacturer’s defect with the merchandise, no returns will be accepted on damaged or used products. This includes firearm parts that have been previously installed.

Returns Within 30 Days: The original method of payment will be refunded in full. Merchandise must be in new condition with all original packaging, documentation, accompanying accessories, and a receipt.

Returns Within 10 days: The original method of payment will be refunded in full. Merchandise must be in new condition with all original packaging, documentation, and a receipt. Non-cash transactions:

Restricted Items

Due to safety and liability concerns, Blackstone does not accept any returns on ammunition that have exited the facility. All online ammunition sales are final.

Blackstone does not accept any returns on firearms. We will assist with all recalls, warranty claims, or manufacturer defects with firearms previously purchased from Blackstone.

Blackstone does not accept any returns on knives. This is to ensure every knife purchase from Blackstone is 100% factory sharp, blemish free, and warrantied by the manufacturer. We will assist with all recalls, warranty claims, or manufacturer defects with knives previously purchased from Blackstone.

Tax Information

North Carolina residents will be charged a 7.25% sales tax.

Questions / Contact Us

Operating Hours:
Monday – Sunday: 10am – 9pm

Contact Information:
Please contact us with any questions or concerns 
We respond to inquiries same-day during business hours

For fast service please reach out to our Guest Support Team:
[email protected] 704.414.6020 

Blackstone Shooting Sports | 2001 Wilkinson Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28208 | 704-414-6020