-        Carry a loaded pistol lawfully in Minnesota and the 26* states that recognize it (NOW INCLUDING N.D.!). 


-        Carry a loaded pistol lawfully in Utah and the 34* states that recognize it (NOW INCLUDING N.D.!).



-         Learn how to lawfully and properly use the pistol(s), knives and other defense tools you or your loved ones have or will have.


-         Get personal safety instruction to empower and prepare you.


-         *Number/conditions can change at any moment.



18, 19, 20 year-olds can get MN Permits to Carry as of July 16, 2024!

NEXT CLASS: Friday, July 26, starting at 9 am at WLRSC

Sign up > review the material > meet in-person to discuss and shoot.

Choose the class >
Enter legal FIRST and LAST name AND cell phone # >

Private group classes are also available (contact us for private class offerings)   

Our Permit to Carry class is multi-state training, allowing you after completion to apply for MN, UT, FL*, AZ*!

See about classes by going to the Classes page.

Minnesota permits are now valid and North Dakota and North Dakota Class I (enhanced/shooting requirement) permits are valid in Minnesota.

RAM Defense LLC

"Your LOCAL Choice for Permit to Carry"
Celebrating 13 YEARS and being a USCCA Official Partner (OP)!
(locally based out of the Warroad and Roseau and Baudette area)

-        Minnesota (MN) Permit to Carry (a pistol) class
-        Utah (UT) Concealed Carry (Concealed Firearm) Permit class [gets you states that do NOT recognize the Minnesota permit]
-        Florida (FL) and Arizona (AZ) recognize our training if you take our combined class and apply for their permits!
-        Knives and other defense tools training class
-        Pistol training class
-        Personal safety class

The classes are outstanding and affordable.

See about classes by going to the Classes page.

Your pistol permit class INCREDIBLE VALUE includes:

-         Loaner guns at range shooting of different calibers at no cost and some ammo available.

-         Professional instruction on firearms, ammo, shooting tips and tricks, accessories, constitutional/civil/legal rights and restrictions, violent encounters, personal safety, recommendations; comfortable for just about everyone including beginners and women.

-         Electronic / online and in-person training.

-         Supplemental materials.

-         Training aids (hands-on displays) if in a clasroom setting.

-         Live fire (Minnesota Permit to Carry requirement).

-         Paperwork and handouts including a certificate of completion.

-         Some give aways.

-        Classroom class may be up to six or seven hours in length (includes shooting).

-        FREE answers: contact us for relevant answers at no cost--usual response time immediate to a few hours.

-        FREE paperwork re-issuing* (*conditional--the class is good for one year--contact us for details if you need this)

-        Christian ministry discount.* (*conditional--contact us for details if you are)

Sign-up for a permit to carry, conceal carry, knives and other defense tools, pistol instruction or personal safety class that is offered by state and organizational certified instructors in a professional, comfortable, educational and fun fashion.  Most students sign-up for an electronic / online + Q & A + range shooting class, but we also offer private or small group instruction (contact us for details).

See about classes by going to the Classes page.

It's your right to be armed.

If you're from around or in Warroad, Roseau, Baudette, Salol, Roosevelt, Williams, Badger, Greenbush, Graceton, Pitt, Wannaska, Newfolden, Grygla, Holt, Middle River, Strathcona, Hallock, Karlstad, Stephen, Argyle, Warren, Goodridge, Viking, St. Hilaire, Thief River Falls, Plummer, the Northwest Angle or anywhere else in Northwest Minnesota and/or shop at Coast True Value (Roseau), The Woods / formerly Streiff's (Streiff Sporting Goods) (Warroad), Outdoors Again (Baudette), Scott's True Value (Roseau), Ace (Roseau), Hunter's Outlet (Thief River Falls), Hardware Hank (Newfolden), Burkel Lumber and Hardware (Greenbush), Underdahl Hardware Hank (Karlstad) or Guff's Stuff (Roseau) choose RAM Defense LLC for an incredible value!

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Justin D.-Brantingham, MA, CI
President and Chief Instructor with 9 firearms related certifications