All bullets must directly hit and stop in the dirt “backstop” or
berm. Bullets must not hit the flat ground. This includes any and all projectiles larger than #7 shot. Always place targets and fire in such a manner that the bullet or projectile will NOT miss the backstop. Do NOT fire in such a manner that the bullet might ricochet off your target, what’s beyond your target or the ground. Do NOT shoot targets resting on the flat ground.
Do NOT shoot at targets NEAR the flat ground. DO NOT SET OR SHOOT TARGETS ON TOP OF THE BERMS OR BACKSTOPS, NO EXCEPTIONS. Do not intentionally or unintentionally shoot over the berms. YOU MAY ONLY SHOOT TARGETS SITTING WITHIN THE BACK STOP OR BERM IMPACT AREA, PERIOD. Bullets must travel in such a manner that the projectile will impact only the backstop or berm TWO FEET BELOW THE TOP and/or JUST ABOVE the base of the backstop/berm.
NO EXPLODING TARGETS NO TRACERS OR EXPLODING AMMO.FULL AUTO WEAPONS and BUMPSTOCKS ARE PROHIBITED. It is preferred that paper targets be placed in the target boards and used for target shooting. Do not intentionally shoot the target frames. You may however, shoot at paper, cardboard, fruits, vegetables, clay targets,
aluminum cans or plastic bottles smaller than one gallon in size. You MUST clean up and police your target area prior to leaving (Refer to section 13). YOU CAN NOT USE GLASS, JUNK COMPUTERS, TV’S, ROCKS, CONCRETE BLOCKS OR ANY TARGET NOT APPROVED PRIOR TO USE. Such debris can cause damage or injury and is unsightly. This facility is not a junk yard. Please respect the range, it belongs to all of us. Those who bend or break this regulation will be suspended from the range facility
and further action may be enforced. No metal cylinder targets can be used. Only approved metal targets may be used.
3. RANGE EQUIPMENT AND PROPERTY:
Range equipment, such as benches, stands, chairs, portable bathrooms, target shacks, match equipment, electricity or any property that belongs solely to the club or is deemed club property, can NOT be removed. Club property CAN NOT BE SHOT OR SHOT AT, nor can club
property be destroyed or altered in any way. Destroying, shooting or shooting at club property will result in legal action and is punishable by fine and imprisonment or permanent loss of membership.
4. ALCOHOL OR DRUGS:
No one may shoot when impaired by alcohol or medicines to any extent. The use of illegal drugs or being under the influence of any mind altering substance while at the range will not be tolerated and shall be grounds for immediate ejection from the range facility. Further disciplinary action, up to and including expulsion from the club may be enforced.
5. GUESTS AND MINORS:
You are solely responsible for the conduct and safety
of any guest you bring to the range. YOU MAY NOT HAVE GUESTS AT THE RANGE UNLESS YOU ARE THERE. Members are only allowed up to 4 guests. No more than
3 guests at the firing line at one time. Members have the priority over guests. Range keys can not be duplicated or loaned out. You must have the ability to ensure the safety of those guests and others who may be attending the facility. Bring only as many guests as you feel comfortable without
exceeding the club limit, ensuring the safety of all those who are at the range. Always be attentive to your children. Do not allow them to wander into harm’s way. Minors or children should only be allowed to handle firearms or ammunition under the guidance of the parent, guardian or an instructor approved by such a person. Children and guests are also required to wear hearing and eye protection. You must ensure the safety of your guests and others.
6. THE GATE:
The gate must be locked at all times even while you
are attending the range facility. The gate may be opened for public matches or range repairs under the supervision of a club officer .
7. THE LAW:
All members shall abide by all Federal, State and Local laws
while using the range facility. No illegal firearms or the use of is permitted on this property. No hunting is allowed. If you have any questions about firearm laws, please inquire with local law enforcement. Anyone not legally allowed to own, possess or use firearms will not be allowed to do so on range property as well.
8. MEMBERSHIP IDENTIFICATION:
While at the range, all members must POSSES AND VISIBLY WEAR on their outer garment, their membership badge. You must be able to present this badge to any other member upon request. Individuals who do not comply are considered trespassing. If any member or trespasser does
not comply with the request to identify themselves for any reason, inform a club officer and the local law enforcement agency (if necessary) as soon as possible. Please record all information about the incident, vehicle license #, descriptions, etc.
9. FIREARM SAFETY:
Observe the basic firearm safety rules. A) All guns are
always loaded and treated as such. B) Never point a gun at anything you would not destroy. C) Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target. D) Be sure of your target and what’s behind it. E) Never leave a loaded firearm unattended. F) All firearms not being used shall be made safe by unloading and leaving the action/bolt open. G) Never swing a firearm muzzle as if to sweep the firing line meaning the 180 rule. H) Always keep your muzzle down range.
10. DOWN RANGE:
No one may be down range of the firing line when any firing is in progress. No one will LOAD, HANDLE or FIRE a weapon while anyone is down range of the firing line.
11. CEASE FIRE:
Anyone observing someone downrange or any safety problem, when firing is occurring, you must immediately call “CEASE FIRE.” Everyone must stop firing and make their weapons safe when the command CEASE FIRE IS HEARD. Stop firing and report any safety concerns when observed. Anyone may call for a COLD range for target placement or retrieval. It must be done in a timely manner.
12. EYE AND EAR PROTECTION:
Eye and ear protection must be worn by all shooters and spectators.
Clean up your area. Remove all targets, patches, live
cartridges, soft drinks, bottles, cans or any other trash brought with you. You can use the trash cans provided, however, if they are full, take your trash with you. Brass does not need to be picked up, but sweep it out of the
way of others, remove ALL other trash. Be courteous and considerate of other members. Clean up your trash before leaving.
14. SAFETY NOTE:
Remember, firearms can be dangerous if they are not handled properly and safety is practiced at all times. You cannot call back a fired bullet or stop the damage it may cause. If you do not understand these rules and regulations, please ask one of the club officers or attend a meeting for a full explanation before possible violations. The safety of our members is our number one concern; let it be yours too.
Range hours are official sunrise to official sunset. Lights are provided for loading your equipment. No night shooting is permitted
MEMBERS VIOLATING THESE REGULATIONS OR CAUSING ANY RISK TO THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, THIS PROPERTY OR THE SURROUNDING PROPERTY, ARE SUBJECT TO SUSPENSION FROM THIS FACILITY, LOSS OF MEMBERSHIP AND POSSIBLE LEGAL ACTION.
RED RIVER RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB
Correct and updated 11 March 2017
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