SEATTLE RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION RANGE RULES

  • 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 cease fire
  • No one is allowed between the RED and YELLOW lines during a cease fire unless going down range to the targets
  • Ear protection is required
  • Eye protection is highly recommended
  • Shoot 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.
  • Load ammunition into the firearm only at the firing line
  • PROHIBITED:
    1. Rapid fire is prohibited (Minimum 2 seconds between shots) except in competition
    2. ABSOLUTELY no firearms handling during a cease fire.
    3. 50BMG firearms are prohibited
    4. Full automatic or simulated auto-fire are prohibited
    5. Shotguns are prohibited on rifle or pistol range unless firing slugs. (Slugs are permitted on the rifle range only)
    6. Rifle ammunition is prohibited on the pistol range. This includes 5.56/.223
    7. Obstacle course type pistol or quick draw shooting is prohibited
    8. Smoking, alcoholic beverage and drugs are prohibited on the property
    9. Cross-bows are prohibited on the archery range (cross-bows are permitted on the rifle range
    10. No steel core, armor piercing, incendiary or HE ammunition allowed on the range
  • Members shall wear their club badges at all times. This requirement does not apply during organized events and organized work parties
  • Members are responsible for direct supervision of their guests on all ranges
  • Members are limited to 1 guest per membership on the rifle/pistol range.
  • ALL RANGES are closed on Thursdays, no exceptions
  • Shooting 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. The Code of Conduct must be followed.

Revision December 2019

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