Range Safety Rules

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  • Membership cards must be worn at all times while on Club property. Do not lend your card or give out the combination to anyone, they will be committing armed trespass.
  • Every person must identify themselves to the Range Officer upon entering the property. No Exceptions.
  • Members are required to provide photo ID at the time they sign in with the Range Officer to shoot.
  • Shooting hours are 9:00 a.m. until posted closing time. Closing times change seasonally and will be posted at the front gate and enforced by the Range Officer on duty.
  • Only TWO guests per member per visit. You are responsible for everything your guests do; you have to be with them while they are shooting.
  • Firearms and magazines/clips/ammunition may only be handled when the range is HOT. You cannot take guns or ammunition to or from your car, unless the range is HOT.
  • Changing from COLD to HOT or HOT to COLD range is the SOLE responsibility of the Range Officer on duty. Shooters are NOT to change the range condition without express permission of a Range Officer.
  • Firearms shall be carried with the action OPEN and UNLOADED at all times, including to and from cars or from station to station.
  • All shooting shall be done from the firing stations under the covered firing line, except shotgun and archery. Remember the firing line extends from property line to property line.
  • Suppressed weapons are allowed with proof of legal ownership shown and will need at ALL times.
  • Do NOT attach or set targets on the wooden ties or posts at the 25 or 50 meter firing line. Keep targets between the lines indicating the wooden supports so as not to destroy the supports.
  • Do not attach targets or shoot at any structure supporting the roof area, the eyebrows or the fence.
  • Shoot perpendicular to the firing line only. Do not shoot at a target in another lane.
  • There shall be no shooting at any angle other than 90 degrees to the berm.
  • ALL BULLETS MUST IMPACT THE DIRT BERMS – Cannot hit the ground in front of berms.
  • Eye and Hearing Protection must be used by everyone on the firing line.
  • No ALCOHOLIC beverages or containers.
  • No NFA Title II firearms or accessories – No Automatic or auto-burst firearms.
  • No Rapid Firing (3 seconds between shots).
  • No Combat or Quick Draw Practice (No Holsters).
  • Firearms shall not be carried in holsters or otherwise while the range is cold.
  • Only law enforcement officers in uniform may carry holstered firearms on the range.
  • Shotgun barrel length
    • No shotgun barrel lengths shorter than 18 inches on general target range.
    • No shotgun barrel lengths shorter than 22 inches on the trap range.
    • Exception: Retail produced and purchased Youth shotguns are allowable when necessary for Trap.
  • No Shot size larger than 7 ½ for clay targets (7 ½, 8, or 9). (Trap)
  • Excessively heavy/loud loads may also be restricted by the range officer. (Trap)
  • Targets
    • No shooting metal targets closer than the 40 meter line.
    • No horizontal spinning metal targets.
    • No vertical spinning targets that employees a target above the center line of the pivot point.
    • No glass targets.
    • No propane tanks.
    • No exploding or incendiary targets.
    • All target placements must allow the shooter to see the berm 1 foot on every side of the target.
    • All targets shall be placed in a manner to insure bullets do not skip from the ground before berms.
  • No Armor Piercing (AP) bullets, No Tracers.
  • Shooter is responsible for replacing any property damaged by their actions.
  • Range Officers are in charge of the range at all times.

Revised January 2015

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