Texas Concealed Handgun Association

2017 Annual Conference

The Texas Concealed Handgun Association (TCHA) Board of Directors is proud to announce plans for the 20th annual conference, March 31, April 1, and April 2, 2017 at the YO Ranch Hotel and Conference Center. This conference is dedicated to the memory of Joaquin Jackson, former Texas Ranger and TCHA’s 18th annual conference keynote speaker.

Our keynote speaker for the upcoming conference will be Dr. J. Pete Blair, Executive Director of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training out of Texas State University. Dr. Blair is recognized as a leading expert in the field of active shooter events. Additionally, our special guest instructor is Ed Head, Gunsite Academy, who has taught thousands from beginners to special operations personnel in his 20-plus years as a firearms instructor. Click the “2017 Annual Conference” link above or here for detail information regarding the conference registration process, schedule, hotel accommodations, raffles, training programs, instructor bios, etc.

Safeguarding our right to keep and bear arms is dependent upon the interest of the members and gun owner community to support the association. Since this is the association’s 20th anniversary, the directors and officers have made big plans to make this the best conference yet. We look forward to seeing you there!

About TCHA

The Texas Concealed Handgun Association is a professional association of License to Carry (LTC) licensees and instructors, law enforcement, and concerned citizens. TCHA is a Texas not-for-profit Association.

About Texas LTC

DPS administers the License to Carry (LTC) Program under the authority of the Texas Government Code Chapter 411, Subchapter H. DPS licenses individuals to carry handguns within Texas, evaluates the eligibility of applicants through criminal history background checks and monitors those currently licensed to ensure their continued eligibility. DPS also trains and certifies instructors who teach the required course to applicants.

About Membership

Full membership in the Texas Concealed Handgun Association is open to anyone who is not prohibited from purchasing a handgun in the U.S.

Annual, three-year, and life memberships (full and senior) are available. For more information on membership go to TXHCA Membership.

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INTRODUCING – Texas LTC Range Timer App



Instructors…when you teach the range portion of the License to Carry (LTC) class, as required by the Texas Department of Public Safety, wouldn’t it be nice to have an app that drives you properly and legally through all the times, intervals, and shot requirements? This free app…

1) will guide you through verifying that range safety requirements are met.
2) will assist you in running the LTC course of fire line in a more uniform manner.
3) will reduce your workload and allow you to be able to spend more attention to the line of fire.
4) will give added proof that you ran the line correctly.

Students…wouldn’t it be helpful to know what the proficiency portion (course of fire), as required by the Texas Department of Public Safety, is before you take the LTC class. This free app will allow you to practice the proper times, intervals, and shot requirements.

or you can use this app with your favorite shooting partner to see how well you can still shoot the Texas License to Carry course of fire.

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