New User Guide

Welcome to the USCCA Community! You’ll see that this section of the Community has the ability for a variety of different topics regarding carrying, training, equipment, and anything else self-defense related. Your fellow responsibly armed Americans are here to help you and learn from you so they can be best prepared to defend themselves and their loved ones.

How the Community Works

Anyone who as signed up with our community (use the sign up button on the home page of the Community) will be able to create topics and reply to comments.


You’ll also be able to private message other Community members directly with questions.

Before you post, please be sure to check out our Community Guidelines regarding posting.

Watch for additional tips on writing a good post to come!

Give it a Shot

Whether you’re new to this Community or new to online communities in general, take those first steps, sign up and log in!

What Does Joining the Community Mean

To make it as clear as possible:
  • You DON’T have to sign up for a USCCA Membership or be a USCCA member to belong to the USCCA Online Community.
  • You DON’T have to belong to the Community to see what people are saying.
  • You DO have to sign up for the USCCA Online Community to start a topic, comment, or ask questions. (You do not have to sign up for a USCCA Membership to participate in the USCCA Online Community.)

Once you sign up for the USCCA Community, you’ll be directed to create your profile and you’ll receive some welcome material in your Community inbox! The direct messages will come from our robot friend C_C_bot, the community’s bot which will help you get acquainted with the platform and how it works.

Say Hi

Now that you’re a member of our Community, please introduce yourself on the Introduction Thread here.

Enjoy the community and stay safe!