Basic Range Rules
all firearms as though they are loaded.
Loaded firearms must always be pointed in a safe direction:
down range or at the ground.
are responsible for the condition of your firearm.
4. All uncased or unholstered firearms must be unloaded (magazines
OUT, actions OPEN)
when not in actual use.
5. All uncased or unholstered firearms must be unloaded (magazines
OUT, actions OPEN)
whenever people are down range of the firing point.
6. When there are multiple shooters on a range, no one
may advance forward of the firing line without mutual
agreement among all shooters. This includes brass gathering
as well as target scoring and posting.
7. Only paper and cardboard targets may be used on ranges
that do not have covered impact areas. Targets that offer
resistance to the bullet (bowling pins, plastic jugs,
metallic targets of kind, etc.) can be used only under
covered impact areas (currently limited to the bowling pin
tables). No metallic or glass items or liquid or sand filled
plastic items shall be used on any range. On any range
without a covered impact area, all targets must be paper or
cardboard and must be attached to one of the existing target
frames WITH NO EXCEPTIONS.
order to maintain the highest degree of safety), all bullets
fired must pass through the tar paper or cardboard of target
frame, targets must be placed in target frames, so as not to
hit the wooden support posts, or cross members, etc.
not place targets of any kind on top of the target frames.
not leave targets of any kind on the range. Collect all
targets and clean up all trash in the area before leaving the
range, taking large amounts to the dumpster or home.
11. Only pistol caliber shooting is allowed on any range less
than 100 yards. Rifle calibers in a handgun are not allowed
on ranges less than 100 yards. .50 BMG, similar or larger
caliber and/or binary and exploding targets are NOT
allowed on any range at any time.
12. NO OPEN ALCOHOL ON RANGE SIDE OF CLUB. CONSUMPTION
OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IS PROHIBITED ON ALL CLUB RANGES, NO
Handling of firearms while under the influence to any degree
is a violation of club rules and is a criminal offense under
the Ohio Revised Code.
members are responsible to see that their guests understand
and follow the range and club rules.
15. CLUB MEMBERS MUST SUPERVISE ON THE RANGE AT ALL
TIMES WHEN A GUEST OR FAMILY MEMBER IS SHOOTING.
fully automatic weapons are allowed; except that NFA
registered firearms, (fully automatic), are permissible for
use at scheduled sub gun matches and clinics. This also
prohibits bump fire techniques or devices. The Board of
Trustees may approve exceptions to this rule.
hunting is allowed on club property.
Shooting hours are from 9 AM to 1/2 hour before sunset,
Monday through Saturday, Noon to 1/2 hour before sunset on
Sunday. In case of doubt, the published sunset time (any
newspaper) will be used. No shooting Noon to 3 PM on Good
Friday, no shooting on Easter Sunday.
are responsible for your actions when on club property.
Violation of Club Rules may be cause for sanctions and/or
expulsion from the Club. In addition, criminal charges may be
pursued if applicable.
members are responsible for ensuring that range rules are
being followed. If someone is acting unsafely, point it out
to them. Avoid confrontations. Report findings to a Trustee.
If you see violations of the law, vandalism, etc., contact
the Sheriff 419-289-3111.
persons are required to use eye and ear protection on active
ALWAYS LOCK . Only Directors have authority to leave
it open. ALWAYS LOCK IT. 10/20/2016