RULES

GENERAL - These rules are in effect throughout the property and must be obeyed at all times.

 

​1)    Assume every firearm is loaded.
2)    Always control your muzzle direction.
3)    Trigger finger must be kept off the trigger and out of the trigger guard.
4)    See that the firearm is unloaded - PROVE it safe.
5)    No drugs or alcohol are allowed on club property.
6)    Any person under the influence shall not be permitted on property.
7)    The red flag shall be raised when the firing line is active.
8)    All shooters and spectators shall remain behind the established firing line when the range is active.
9)    All firearms shall be boxed / unboxed at the firing line, muzzle pointed downrange unless otherwise stated in the specific range rules.
10)    Eye and ear protection shall always be worn on each range while the range is hot.
11)    Muzzle loaders are unloaded if they are uncapped or not primed.
12)    Range officers shall always be obeyed. 
13)    When two or more shooters are present one shooter shall take on the duties of a range officer.
14)    Minimum steel stand-off distance is 10 meters with pistol caliber and 50 meters with a rifle caliber. 
15)    Empty chamber indicators shall be used.
16)    The only acceptable way to transport your unboxed firearm is high carry (muzzle up) or in a holster.
17)    Shooting times are ½ hour before sunrise until ½ hour after sunset.
18)    Pick up your brass and dispose of your targets in the proper bins.
19)    NO TRACER, INCENDIARY, EXPLOSIVE TARGETS and/or AMMUNITION
20)    APPROVED TARGETS.  Paper, clays and steel only (all steel shall be AR500 or higher and placed in a bunker or shrouded for competition use)

 

 

RANGE #1 - TRAP RANGE

​1)    All shotguns shall be boxed / unboxed at the firing line or at the safety table, muzzle pointed downrange.
2)    All shotguns shall be high carried from the rack / safety table to the firing line and vise versa.
3)    When filling the carousel all firearms shall be,
a.    Unloaded and
b.    Boxed or 
c.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed and secured in rifle rack, or
d.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed, placed on safety table muzzle pointed in the designated safe direction.
4)    When not firing, 
a.    Break action - stand with your gun open at the action, unloaded and muzzle down.
b.    Self loader/pump/bolt - stand with your gun unloaded, action open and muzzle up. (high carry)
5)    When the gunner immediately before you in the firing rotation calls for his bird, slip a shell into the chamber of your gun but DO NOT CLOSE THE ACTION. The action is closed only immediately before you shoulder the gun.
6)    Call for your target in a loud voice, using the word “PULL!”
7)    After firing, eject the spent case immediately if the gun does not do so automatically.
8)    When your turn comes be ready, do not delay.
9)    If your shotgun malfunctions keep your muzzle downrange until you clear the malfunction.

RANGE #2 - ACTION RANGE

Approval Includes: IPSC

 

Approval Conditions: No target placement on the range floor. All bullets must impact the backstop at midline or lower without striking the range floor. All targets are to be placed as close to the backstop as practical. No shooting at an angle greater than 45 degrees when measured from a line running between the shooters position and the backstop. No moving props permitted unless the Chief Firearms Office is notified in writing, 15 days prior to the IPSC competition using moving props.

 

"IPSC APPROVAL ONLY ON SPECIFIED RANGE"
All steel targets must be bunkered for regular day to day use and shrouded for competition use.
All steel targets shall be shrouded or clad with a covering constructed of wood and designed to
protect exposed steel hinges, angled or plate steel, bases or other mechanisms used to operate the
steel, so as to eliminate random ricochets from bullet strikes to that portion of the target array that is not intended as the striking surface of the target. This is to include bases, supports or stands used in conjunction with the targets.

1)    New shooters shall announce themselves to other shooters already using the range before unboxing any firearms.
2)    If there are multiple shooters using the range, the designated RO shall give permission when shooters can bring their firearms to the firing line.  
3)    All firearms shall be boxed / unboxed,
a.    At the firing line muzzle pointed downrange. (Only when the range officer has given permission)
b.    At the safety table then holstered.
c.    At the safety table then high carried to the firing line. (Only when the range officer has given permission)
4)    When checking targets all firearms shall be,
a.    Unloaded and
b.    Boxed or 
c.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed and secured in rifle rack, or
d.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed, placed on safety table muzzle pointed in the designated safe direction, or 
e.    Secured properly in a holster.
5)    Holsters are allowed as a secured storage device provided,
a.    The member has been holster certified by the club,
b.    The holster meets club regulations,
c.    The firearm is unloaded, magazine is removed and the hammer down.
6)    A firearm is never to be loaded in a holster unless the shooter is holster qualified and at the firing line.
7)    Do not handle firearms when/while
a.    There is a ceasefire, or
b.    Someone is downrange.
8)    Place all stands and props back in the appropriate storage area.
 

RANGE #3 - 25/50/100 YARD RANGE

Approval Conditions: 
Handgun discharge limit to 50 Metres from the fixed firing line. 
Shotgun discharge at a distance of 25 Metres from the main backstop. (SLUGS ONLY)

 

1)    When range is active, the lighting system shall be used.  Red = Hot, Green = Ceasefire
2)    The tables behind the firing line are for equipment storage and not the boxing/unboxing of firearms. Unboxed long guns at this table shall be in the rifle rack with an ECI and shall be transported to and from the firing line using the HIGH CARRY method ONLY.  Pistols and other firearms that do not fit in racks may not be stored in this area.
3)    When checking targets all firearms shall be,
a.    Unloaded and
b.    Boxed or 
c.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed and secured in rifle rack, or
d.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed, placed on firing line muzzle pointed down range, or 
e.    Secured properly in a holster.
f.    Muzzle loaders are unloaded if they are uncapped or not primed.
4)    Holster are NOT approved for use on this range even as a secured storage device. 
5)    Shooting shall be directly in line with the targets. NO CROSS FIRING. shoot from the appropriate station to the appropriate target.
6)    Shotgun SLUGS ONLY.
7)    Handgun approval shall include the discharging of prohibited handguns. 
 

RANGE #4 - 200 YARD RANGE

Approval Conditions: 
Bench rest shooting only from the fixed firing line.

 

1)    The tables behind the firing line are for equipment storage and not the boxing/unboxing of firearms. Unboxed firearms at this table shall be in the rifle rack and shall be transported to and from the firing line using the HIGH CARRY method ONLY.  Pistols and other firearms that do not fit in racks may not be stored in this area.
2)    When checking targets all firearms shall be,
a.    Unloaded and
b.    Boxed or 
c.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed and secured in rifle rack, or
d.    Action open, magazine removed, ECI (empty chamber indicator) installed, placed on firing line muzzle pointed down range, or 
e.    Muzzle loaders are unloaded if they are uncapped or not primed.
3)    Holster are NOT approved for use on this range even as a secured storage device. 
4)    Shooting shall be directly in line with the targets. NO CROSS FIRING. shoot from the appropriate station to the appropriate target.  

 

ARCHERY RANGE


1)    Broad heads are only to be shot into the broad head specific target. (located in the clubhouse)
2)    No cross firing, shoot only proper targets from proper peg or position.
3)    Clean up all your targets and garbage when you are done using the course
4)    3D targets are to be placed out and shot on the practice range or archery trail only and returned to storage when finished.
5)    No sky pulling, bows shall be drawn level to target.
6)    Do not nock an arrow until all other archers are clear and you have checked target and beyond.
7)    APPROVED TARGETS ONLY. 

 

 
 
 
 

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Rifles & Reels Game & Fish Club

950 Goodwill Drive - Garson, ON  P3L1E8

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