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Range Rules & Shooters’ Safety

Main Gate must remain CLOSED at all times.
Club Membership card must be visible at all times.
Members & Guest MUST sign the log book, failure to do so will result in loss of membership.
Your Club Membership Card is your Federal Transportation Permit.

Updated Feb 2024

RANGE RULES

  1. Only Club members may discharge a firearm.
  2. Guests may not touch, handle or discharge a firearm.
  3. Main Gate must remain CLOSED at all times.
  4. The yellow “IN USE” sign must be set while the range is in use.
  5. Club Membership card must be visible at all times.
  6. Members & Guest MUST sign the log book, failure to do so will result in loss of membership. You are responsible for your guest’s actions.
  7. Hearing protection & safety glasses are mandatory (as per the CFO).
  8. No Trap or Skeet Activities.
  9. No shotguns using pellets (slugs ONLY).
  10. All metal targets MUST be pre-approved by the CFO.
  11. Metal targets may only be used if there are no other shooters using the range.
  12. NO Exploding or Spinning or homemade targets (glass, steel, cement, rocks, etc.)
  13. NO alcohol, drug or cannabis use (subject to life time ban).
  14. Range brass belongs to Club, you may only pick up your own fired brass.
  15. LAST PERSON TO LEAVE must verify that the red shooting flag is down, yellow gate sign is set to “NOT IN USE” and MAIN GATE IS LOCKED (padlock to padlock)

SHOOTING SAFETY RULES

  1. The red flag must be raised up the flagpole when shooting.
  2. All firearms must remain in a gun case at all times until you are inside the red firing line area.
  3. No one may enter the red firing line area if people are down range checking targets.
  4. Everyone must stay out of the red firing line area until the range is clear of people.
  5. Firearms that are not in a case must be pointed down range at all times, barrel must not break 45° point of aim to your target.
  6. Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.
  7. Choose proper target height, so your bullets will hit the berm, keep to your designated shooting lane.
  8. Before anyone may go down range, everyone must make their firearms safe by unloading and leaving the action open.
  9. Before anyone may go down range, everyone must step back from the firing line. Absolutely no firearms are to be handled.
  10. Before anyone may go down range, one Club member must act as RSO and check that all firearms are pointed down range, empty of ammunition, with the action opened and no one is inside the red firing line area.
  11. Once the range is clear of people, the RSO will allow shooters to enter the red firing line area to resume shooting.
  12. Firearms must be put back in a gun case BEFORE they may be removed from the red firing line area.