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Standard Operating Procedures Version 10.1 Released

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 10:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Range Safety & Rules Committee has been working on a revision to the Club's Standard Operating Position based upon input from members, safety issues noted by Range Safety Officers, and recent range improvements.  Revision 10.1 was was formally adopted by the Board of Directors on November 10, 2020 and is now the current SOP in effect. 

All members should download a copy of this latest revision and make themselves familiar with all rules. You may download by clicking the following link button: 

Standard Operating Procedures - Rev. 10.1

Two noteworthy changes are the deletion of the prohibition of any rifle caliber greater than 8mm, and the addition of Hunter Archery now being allowed on the Silhouette Range with certain restrictions.  The following is a summary of the changes:

1.0  Club Rules

  • Added item requiring members to obey all traffic, range closure, or other safety signs
  • Added new item #19 addressing children not allowed to roam around on the range unsupervised
3.1 Action Range
  • Deleted 8mm rifle caliber restriction
  • Added item #7 requiring members use the shorter target frames 
3.2  25/50-yd Handgun Range
  • Added item #2 prohibiting shooting from the prone position
3.3 LTC Range
  • Added wording to item #1 prohibiting shooting from a kneeling, sitting, or prone position.
  • Added wording to item #3a and 3c related to approved targets and placement
  • Added item #4 "Do not shoot the concrete block safety wall.
3.4 100/200-yd Rifle Range
  • Removed redundant items that are covered in the General Rules
3.5 600-yd Rifle Range
  • Deleted 8mm rifle caliber restriction  
  • Removed redundant items that are covered in the General Rules  
  • Added item #4 related to the raising and lowering of the red range flag
3.7 Silhouette Range
  • Added new items to allow hunter archery on the north side of the range, as shown in the revised diagram.
4.0 Rules of Organized Matches
  • Added new item "Failure to submit an approved range safety plan may result in the cancellation of the said match."
  • Added new section "7.0 Lost and Found Policy."
Appendix A
  • Revised Board of Directors List
Appendix B
  • Revised Range Safety Officer List
  • Added a new Penalty Matrix
Appendix C
  • Revised list of instructors 
Appendix D
  • New.  Provides a list of Range Safety Plans

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