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Sgt. Darrell S. Cole Memorial Shooting Range

Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun Range Rules

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Sgt. Darrell S. Cole Memorial Shooting Range

Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun Range Rules

 

  • Safety First
  • Treat all firearms as if they are loaded and pointed in a safe direction.
  • Case and uncase all firearms at the shooting bench with the muzzle pointed down range.
  • All firearms must be unloaded and the action locked open except when preparing to shoot on the firing line.
  • When “CEASE FIRE” is called:
    • Open action, unload firearms
    •  Rack all firearms
    • The Range Safety Officer will switch the light to “GREEN”, remain seated on bench at rear of booth.
    • Do not handle firearms for any reason during “CEASE FIRE”.
    • Wait for “LINE CLEAR” command to go down range.
    • One (1) target frame per lane.
    • Do not enter booth until command is given.
  • The Range Safety Officer will switch the light to “RED”, wait for “COMMENCE FIRE” command.
  • Shoot only at designated targets.
  • DO NOT FIRE OUTSIDE YOUR SHOOTING LANE!
  • Only one (1) firearms may be handled, loaded, and fired.
  • Only two (2) people in shooting booth at a time.  All others must remain at shelter.
  • NO RAPID FIRE! Three (3) seconds between shots.
  • Before leaving, remove brass, trash, and extra targets from booth.
  • Remove target from stand and place frame at 15 yard line.
  • Shooters must check out at Range Office.
  • Persons drinking or under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted on the range.
  • EYE AND EAR PROTECTION REQUIRED!
  • Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • VIOLATION OF THESE RULES WILL RESULT IN LOSS OF RANGE PRIVILEGES!

STRICTLY PROHIBITED

  • Fully Automatic Firearms
  • Incendiary devices     
  • Tracer ammunition
  • Pets – except service dogs
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • 50 BMG caliber firearms
  • Armor piercing ammunition