MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Location: file:///C:/5D28BA37/RANGERULES_rev4-10-07.htm Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Type: text/html; charset="us-ascii" RIFLE RANGE RULES

SHIPPENSBURG FISH AND GAME ASSOCIATION

OUTDOOR RIFLE RANGE

SAFETY RULES

 

1= .      A range is open during an event under the full control of the presiding range officer of the event.

2= .      Eye and ear protection is mandatory.  (Regular prescription glasses are permitted as eye protection.)

3= .      a.   No vehicles down range excep= t for checking targets at 200 yards and beyond and setting metallic silhouette targets. 

= b.      Only those members with specific permission from the Board of Directors may use vehicles for shorter ranges.   Application must be made to the Board in writing.

4= .      a.  NO SH= OOTING |ON SUNDAYS UNTIL AFTER 12 N= OON.

= b.      All other days 7:00 a.m. until dusk.

5= .      No alcoholic beverages.

6= .      All shooting to be done from the established firing line.

7= .      Coordinate target posting with all users.  Lights must be used when anyone is down range.  All ranges closed when lights are = on.

8= .      a.   All firearms to point in a s= afe direction at all times.

= b.      Actions must be open and empty when anyone is down range.

9= .      a.   No shooting at cans or glass targets.

= b.      No human silhouette targets.

= c.      = Remove all targets when finished shooting.

1= 0.  No fu= lly automatic firearms.

1= 1.  Do not place live ammo in trash cans.

1= 2.  No 50= cal. B.M.G.

1= 3.  Ranges closed during club functions, unless approved by range officers.

1= 4.  No ex= tra targets allowed down range unless set directly in front of backstops or directly in front of berms at silhouette rails.=

1= 5.  Probl= ems or suggestions: contact club range officer or bring the issues to a regular monthly meeting.

 

Approved by= Board of Directors August = 7, 2006

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NOTE:  Ra= nges closed Mondays at 6:00 p.m. March through September, the first Friday eveni= ng of each month 3:00 p.m. to dusk, and first Sunday of each month until 4:00 = p.m.

 


Head Range Officer:  Rodney Baker, 532-9254

Assistants: 

 

 

 

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SHIPPENSBURG FISH AND GAME ASSOCIATION

INDOOR PISTOL RANGE

SAFETY RULES

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1= .      a.   Lead pistol bullets only und= er 1000 f.p.s. 

b.   No 17 caliber. 

c.   .22 long rifle and smaller rifle on= ly.

2= .      a.    All Guns:  Inspection, cleaning and general handling is to be performed at the table area in the clubhouse meeting room= .

= b.      When not in use, long guns are to be kept in the rifle racks provided in the ran= ge area.

3= .      Rule No. 1 also applies to all handguns. &= nbsp; When not in use, handguns are to be on the tables or in/on gun cases.  Holsters are encourage= d for unloaded handguns.  Holstered handguns are acceptable within the clubhouse and range area.

4= .      No weapon is to be loaded in any manner prior to stepping to the firing line to shoot.

5= .      General target/bulls-eye shooting is to be done from the 50 ft. firing line.  When agreed upon and organized, up= to five people may shoot in a relay.

6= .      Targets are to be posted within the red lines on the target backing.

7= .      Paper targets only. 

8= .      Eye and ear protection is mandatory.  (Regular prescription glasses are permitted as eye protection.)

9= .      Fee of $1.00 per member or family member per day/$2.00 per guest to use indoor range.

1= 0.  No hu= man silhouette targets.

 

 

 

Approved by= Board of Directors  August 7, 2006. =

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Head= Range Officer:  Rodney Baker, 532-9254

Assistants: 

 

 


SHIPPENSBURG FISH AND GAME ASSOCIATION

INDOOR ARCHERY RANGE

SAFETY RULES

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1= .      Absolutely no firearms, hatchets, knives or broad-heads allowed in the indoor archery ranges.  Only field-point arro= ws may be shot in the indoor range.

2= .      Only approved archery targets may be used.

3= .      A fee of $1.00 per member or family member per day or $2.00 per guest per day will be charged to use the indoor range.

4= .      No human silhouette targets.

 

 

Approved by Board of Directors August 7, 2006.

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Head= Range Officer:  Rodney Baker, 532-9254

Assistants: 

 


SHIPPENSBURG FISH AND GAME ASSOCIATION

TRAP SHOOTING

SAFETY RULES

 

 

1.&n= bsp;     All shooters, = scorers, and trap loaders must wear ear and eye protection when the line is hot.

2.&n= bsp;     Keep gun pointed= down range at all times.=

3.&n= bsp;     Guns must be empty when moving from post to po= st.

4.&n= bsp;     Only load one shell unless you're shooting doubles. For doubles, you may load two.<= o:p>

5.&n= bsp;     Keep your action= open until it is your turn to sho= ot.

6.&n= bsp;     Do not walk off = your station until all shooters have finished shooting.

7.&n= bsp;     If there are any problems, either with the trap or a shooter, unload your gun immediately.

8= .      When you are shooting handicap targets, there may be = no more than 2 yards difference b= etween the shortest and the longest handicap on the squad.  Example: A shooter with a 20 yard handicap may shoot with a shooter with a 22 yard handicap, but not with a shooter with a 23 yard handicap.

9= .      Legal shells for competition have shot no larger than= size 7-1/2. 

1= 0.  Velocities for shells may be no faster than:

1290 fps for a 1 1/8 oz. load

1325 fps for a 1 oz. load

1350 fps for a 7/8 oz load. 

 

Larger sized shot, heavier shot loads, and/or = higher velocities are considered illegal and are really not needed for shooting cl= ay targets.

 

 

Approved by Board of Directors August 7, 2006.

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Head= Range Officer:  Rodney Baker, 532-9254

Assistants: