For the 18th year, Real Radio 104.1's Kicks for Guns has grown to 15 locations all around Central Florida involving law enforcement in 8 counties. Kicks for Guns will take place on August 11, 2016.
Granting amnesty to citizens who want to get rid of weapons No questions asked - participants received Sneakers or Gift Cards in the exchange.
“The fact that Kicks for Guns has removed nearly 10,000 unwanted guns from the streets of Central Florida is an amazing testament to the listeners of Real Radio and their desire to make our community safer.” says Real Radio 104.1's Program Director, Jack Bradshaw.
2016 Kicks For Guns Locations:
|Clermont PD||2480 US 27, Clermont (Stormy Hill Harley) Directions||7a - 2p|
|Daytona PD||308 S. Martin Luther King Blvd, Daytona (Dickerson Center)Directions||7a - 3p|
|Flagler Co Sherriff||TBD||TBD|
|Kissimmee PD||2003 W. Osceola Pkwy., Kissimmee, FL 34741 (Loop WEST)Directions||7a - 7p|
|Lake County / Mt Dora -||20651 US 441, Mt. Dora (Renningers) Directions||7p - 7p|
|Leesburg PD||1745 US 441, Leesburg (Gator Harley-Davidson) Directions||7a - 3p|
|Orlando PD||1 Citrus Bowl Place, (Citrus Bowl) Orlando Directions||7a - 6p|
|Orange Co Sheriff||5327 W. Colonial Drive, Orlando (Pine Hill Market Place) Directions||7a - 7p|
|Orange Co Sheriff||2719 S Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL (OBT Development)Directions||7a - 7p|
|Orange Co Sheriff/Apopka PD||445 W 13th Street, Apopka (John Bridges Center) Directions||7a - 7p|
|Osceola Co Sheriff||1875 Silver Spur Lane, Kissimmee (Osceola Heritage Park) Directions||7a - 7p|
|Titusville||688 South Park Avenue, Titusville (Pyrtle Plaza) Directions||7a - 7p|
|Sanford PD||18th St. and 17/92, Sanford (empty lot) Directions||7a - 7p|
|Volusia Co Sheriff||3150 E. New York Ave, Deland (Volusia County Fairgrounds)Directions||7a - 6p|
|Winter Park PD||1050 W Morse Blvd (Winter Park Civic Center) Directions||7a - 3p|
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. What kinds of guns are accepted?
Any and all guns are welcome. Pistols, shot guns, bb-guns, semi-automatics, rifles, etc.
2. What if i have a BB Gun, will I still get a pair of shoes?
Each location has it's own policy regarding BB Guns.
3. Will I get a pair of shoes for every gun turned in?
Rules vary from location to location. Best to contact the police agency that will be handling your drop off location for specific details.
Please note - Kicks For Guns is not a dumping ground for local pawn shops to unload their unwanted guns. You will be turned away if you are pawn shop trying to do so.
4. How do I transport my gun to Kicks for Guns?
People walking or driving to the event are encouraged to place their UNLOADED guns in a sealed bag or box clearly marked Kicks for Guns. If you are stopped by a police officer, tell him or her immediately that you have a weapon in the car and are headed to the event.
No one may enter the event carrying a gun. Guns are handed over to the police at the gate where they are checked, tagged and stacked.
5. What happens if someone offers to buy my gun on the way to Kicks for Guns?
Law enforcement discourages the sales of guns outside the Kicks for Guns venue.
6. What if I don't have a gun and want to go to Kicks for Guns?
Only people turning in guns and those accompanying them may enter the event. All others are required to remain outside the gates and view the event from there.
7. What if I cannot make it to Kicks for Guns and have a gun I want to get rid of?
For those living in the Daytona and Volusia County areas, a law enforcement officer will come to your house and pick up your gun. Please call - to make arrangements.
8. What if my size shoe isn't available? Can I exchange at the donating retailer?
People must choose from shoe stock on hand. There are no exchanges or refunds from donating stores. If a person turns in a gun and either can't find shoes in their size or to their liking, they may choose shoes for someone else or decline to take any at all. There are no other options unless your location is also offering gift certificates.
9. What happens to the leftover shoes after the event?
Shoes left over are traditionally donated to local charities or kept for use in next year's event.
10. How can I make a monetary donation to Kicks for Guns?
Click here to make a monetary donation to Kicks for Guns. Please make sure to note it is for Kicks For Guns.
I have shoes/gift cards to donate I'd like to donate to Kicks for Guns. Click here to donate.
11. I have ammo, can i drop off unwanted ammo at Kicks for Guns?
Yes, you can drop off your ammo, but you won't get a gift card or shoes for the unwanted ammo.