SEATTLE RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION RANGE RULES
ATTENTION: Some new rules and procedures are in effect now that the baffle is in place. The President has already shared the new rules and procedures with all members via email. Please read the new rules and procedures carefully. Members can find a copy of the new rules here.
- Open bolt indicators are required for firearms
on the firing line and in the racks
- ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction
- ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until
ready to shoot
- ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use
- BOLTS SHALL NOT BE CLOSED until the muzzle is
pointed at the target backstop berms
- RED SAFETY LIGHTS must be activated during all
- No one is allowed between the RED and YELLOW
lines during a cease fire unless going down range to the targets
protection is required
protection is highly recommended
only CLUB approved targets on approved target stands. Cans, bottles, rocks, wood, exploding
targets, man-shaped silhouettes or pictures are prohibited as targets.
- Only one
firearm on the firing line at a time.
ammunition into the firearm only at the firing line
- Rapid fire is
prohibited (Minimum 2 seconds between shots)
except in competition
- ABSOLUTELY no firearms handling
during a cease fire.
- 50BMG firearms are
- Full automatic or
simulated auto-fire are prohibited
- Shotguns are prohibited
on rifle or pistol range unless firing slugs. Slugs are permitted on the rifle
- Rifle ammunition is
prohibited on the pistol range. This includes 5.56/.223
- Obstacle course type
pistol or quick draw shooting is prohibited
- Smoking, alcoholic
beverage and drugs are prohibited on the property
- Cross-bows are
prohibited on the archery range (cross-bows are permitted on the rifle range)
- No steel core, armor
piercing, incendiary, HE, or tracer ammunition allowed on the range
are responsible for direct supervision
of their guests on all ranges
are limited to 2 guests total per membership
on the rifle/pistol line.
are responsible for inspecting the Baffles, Buildings and Support structures in
their lane before and after they shoot to ensure no bullet strikes occurred.
- If a
bullet strike does occur the Club Member is responsible to report the incident
immediately to the club President and follow the procedures posted at the
- A bullet
strike on the Baffles, Buildings, or any Support Structures will result in disciplinary
action including some or all of the following: Monetary Fines, Suspension from
club, Loss of guest privileges, and possible dismissal from club.
position shooting from the ground is only permitted during SRPA club sanctioned
matches and at the discretion of the RSO running the match.
prone shooting is only allowed from the two shooting platforms.
provided steel targets at 200 meters are rated for all calibers below 50 BMG
SRPA sanctioned matches steel targets will not be placed closer than 50 yards
from firing line. Caliber fired during match is governed by the RSO running the
may bring their own steel targets providing that the targets are:
- NO CLOSER than 50 yards from firing line
- 22 Long Rifle, 22 Long, or 22 Short
shall wear their club badges at all times. This requirement does not apply
during organized events and organized work parties
RANGES are closed on Thursdays, no exceptions
hours 9:30am to 7pm or 1 hour before sunset whichever comes first (closing
hours posted at sign in)
- Clean up
after yourself. (sweep up brass, remove
your trash, etc.)
- Your membership or
guest privileges may be terminated for violations of any of the above rules and
any common safety rules whether posted or not.
Revised January 2022