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VALENTINE’S DAY H.Q.L. SPECIAL! Bring your Valentine Wednesday February 14 at 3 P.M. for TWO for one training!!

February 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


A one time sale for Valentines! Two students can attend the Maryland Handgun Qualification License Class for the price of one! Bring your “significant other”! Refreshments will be provided. Both attendees will be certified as completing the training. $49.99 EACH!

This Maryland HQL Course is a FOUR hour class that exceeds the education requirements mandated by State law for applying for a Maryland Handgun Application License. This class begins at 3PM at Hendershots in the second floor classroom. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early for check in.

Course Objectives:

  • Students must demonstrate the ability to safely handle a handgun. There will be hands on step by step instruction to accomplish this.
  • Discuss the difference between mechanisms and operation of a semi-automatic handgun, a single action revolver, and a double action revolver.
  • Discuss safety in the home and securely storing a firearm in the home.
  • Discuss Maryland Law about lawful transport, storage, and purchase of firearms in Maryland.
  • By law students must demonstrate the ability to load, fire and unload a handgun. This will be done on our indoor climate controlled range with a firearm of your choice from our rental inventory. We even supply the ammunition!

Included in the class is the following:

  • Eye and ear protection on the range
  • Targets
  • Ammunition
  • Classroom instruction
  • Assistance with your HQL application
  • Complimentary range badge and lanyard so that the student may continue to use our indoor range in the future!
  • Students are welcome to bring their own handguns and ammunition BUT PLEASE LEAVE THEM IN YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL THE RANGE PORTION OF THE TRAINING.


Tickets MAY be available at the door unless we are sold out. Please reserve your place online today!


Hendershots is equipped with free WiFi throughout the building. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or other mobile device and complete their HQL application during the class. Employees will also assist with the application upon request at one of our computer stations within the store!

Hendershots now has LiveScan fingerprinting equipment in the store. There is a State mandated fee for the fingerprint service that is NOT included in the cost of training.


Philip Andrews


Hendershot’s Sporting Goods
19828 National Pike
Hagerstown, MD, 21740
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