- Range Specific Rules: Indoor | 50-yards | 100-200 yards
- Trap Range
- Range Officer
- GENERAL Range Guidelines
- Unsafe Conduct on the Ranges and Consequences
***RULES SPECIFIC TO THE 50 YARD RANGE:
This range is approved for all:
HANDGUN cartridges contained in the template groups
“ .22 Long Rifle and .17 caliber and “9 mm Parabellum,” and “.357 S&W Magnum”.”
RIFLE: This range is approved for all rifle cartridges contained in the template group “.22 Long Rifle”.
SHOTGUNS are permitted in the designated stall only, Slugs only
** NO CENTREFIRE RIFLES **
This range is approved for non-reactive target type shooting only.
(NO bowling pins, NO hard silhouette targets)
***RULES SPECIFIC TO THE 100, 200 YARD RANGES:
RIFLE: This range is approved for all rifle cartridges contained in the template groups .22 Long Rifle, .223 Remington, .308 Winchester, and .338 Lapua Magnum.
Firing may only take place from the shooting bays and firing points that employ physical limitations to the elevation and traverse of the firearms as noted in the range inspection report.
ALL projectiles must be aimed as to enter the backstop.
NO HANDGUNS, This range approved for non-reactive target type shooting only
(No bowling pins, No hard silhouette targets)
***RULES SPECIFIC TO THE INDOOR RANGE:
It is now permitted to use the following: .22 Long Rife, 9mm Parabellum, .357 S&W Magnum,
Permissible HANDGUNS include: 357 Mag., 9mm, .44 mag., 45 ACP, 7.65 Parabellum
This range is approved for handgun calibers only ( NO Wildcat rifle calibers fired from handguns i.e. 7mm TCU)
RIFLE: This range is approved for all the rifle cartridges in the template, “.22 Long Rifle”
***RULES SPECIFIC TO THE TRAP RANGE:
This Range is approved for shotgun trap shooting only with the shot sizes #9 and #7 1/2
(No slugs, No Skeet shooting, No sporting clays shooting)
*** The direction of the targets and shot must be away from the roadway toward the range.
NO RIFLES, NO HANDGUNS
All shooters must sign in upon arrival. Bring your own shotgun and ammunition.
Respectfully take your turn giving first consideration to those who have arrived before you and/or may not yet have had a turn.
Carry your firearm in a safe manner, unloaded and with the action open until on the line and ready to fire.
*** The direction of the targets and shot must be away from the roadway toward the range.
Shooters will pay for clays when shooting is completed. Current charge is $7.00/25 (one round of shooting).
Follow the direction of the Range Safety Officer at all times.
Everyone is expected to help with the clean-up of spent shells and other debris at the end of the session
For information regarding the TRAP RANGE please contact Fred Bull 250-748-5855 EMAIL
Please remember EAR AND EYE PROTECTION IS MANDATORY at all ranges
RANGE SAFETY OFFICER
In the event that a qualified Range Safety Officer is not present at the facility please see the rules in bold below.
The first adult MEMBER at the range is deemed to be the Range Safety Officer.
When that person departs a new person should be delegated.
Associate (out of area) Members can only be Range Safety Officer if a MEMBER is not present.
Non-Members shall not act as a Range Safety Officer.
In the event of a scheduled competition or match held on a specific range and that range is closed to general use, the specific match rules apply and the Match Director assumes the responsibility of Range Safety Officer.
The following GENERAL range guidelines are for the purpose of “general” shooting on the property when there are no official sanctioned events taking place. There are in addition rules specific to each range – 50 yard, 100/200 yard, indoor and trap, please read and adhere to these rules. Members and non-members utilizing the property must adhere to these rules.
- Use the range facilities at your own risk.
- All shooters and visitors must be signed in.
- All shooters and visitors must wear eye and ear protection.
- Obey the Range Safety Officer. When no RSO is on Duty the first person on the range shall be the RSO. When that person departs, a new person shall be delegated. Visitors shall not act as RSO.
- Children must be supervised at all times.
- No alcohol or drugs allowed.
- Firearms being carried or not in use MUST be completely unloaded with the action open and the muzzle pointed in a safe direction at all times.
- All firearms to be made safe before anyone proceeds downrange during a cease-fire. No handling of firearms during a cease-fire.
- Use approved target stands only. Place target stands downrange to be assured that bullets enter the sand backstop.
- No cross fires allowed.
- Shotguns firing slug ammunition and pistols firing steel core bullets are only allowed on the 50 yard range at the designated shooting station. Shotgun patterning with shot allowed o the Trap range only.
- Sunday Rim Fire Only on all Outdoor Ranges. Indoor Range is per CFO Template with the entrance door closed.
- No UN-AIMED Rapid Fire. Controlled-Target Fire at Targets Permissible.
- Firearms must be cased when transporting from vehicle parking areas to Firing Range, excluding Trap Range.
- Firearms must be uncased at the Firing Line with muzzles pointed Down Range.
FAILURE TO COMPLY MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF RANGE PRIVILEGES
Management reserves the right to refuse participation to anyone at their discretion.
The primary purpose of the ranges is to promote marksmanship among our members. Shooters of diverse backgrounds must shoot safely together, sometimes without the benefit of a “formal” Range Officer present. As you have been given the privilege of using the CF&GA ranges, it is your responsibility to understand and practice the CF&GA property and range use policies.
Property gates open at 8:30 am each day.
When on the property, you must have your current membership card in your possession.
Only CF&GA members may use the ranges at no charge.
Security Gate at the Shooting range: Members with FOBs/Electronic Access Keys will be able to open the security gate. Members without FOBs will need to be with a member with a FOB to open the gate.
***MEMBERS SIGNING IN:
Members with FOBs will swipe their FOB over the Reader to sign in.
Members without FOBs will sign at the 100 yd range. Please remind your guests that the guest envelopes must be completed with Name, Address and PAL or birthdate
Members may bring guests to the range.
A guest must not be at the range without the CFGA member present on the range.
Guests/non members must be accompanied by a member
The guest must sign in. the guest envelopes must have the Name, Address and PAL or birthrate and the CFGA member’s number.
The guest must fill in the info on the fee envelope include the $10 day fee, tear off the receipt, seal the envelope and deposit the envelope in the slot. Retain the receipt while on the range.
Guests without PALs must be supervised by the CFGA member they are a guest necessary supplies. Ear and Eye protection are mandatory.
Please do not open the gate for shooters that do not produce a membership card. (“I forgot my FOB” , before you open the gate a current membership card must be seen)
Unsafe Conduct on the Ranges
Sanction: Verbal Warning:
- Failure to wear eye and ear protection when discharging a Firearm.
- Failure to abide by posted Range Safety Rules.
- Failure to ensure that guests of members have signed in correctly and paid the appropriate fee.
Sanction: Possible suspension of shooting privileges for the day.
- Refusing to follow instructions given by the Range Safety Officer.
- Accidental discharge caused by failure to keep the trigger outside the trigger guard while holding or mounting a Firearm.
- Continued violation of Range Safety Rules after receiving a warning from the Range Safety Officer.
- Discharging non-approved ammunition within the CF&GA property.
- Allowing any person not having a PAL to handle a loaded Firearm without direct supervision.
- Discharging a firearm in a manner that could be deemed unsafe.
Sanction: Immediate removal from the Range and suspension of shooting privileges. The CG&GA Directors will determine whether revocation of membership and/or permanent ban is necessary. Details of the person who committed a Level III violation must be forwarded to the Chief Firearms Officer and the Local Police Agency.
- Discharging a Firearm which leads to injuries to self or others.
- Pointing a Firearm at self or others.
- Loading a Firearm while not at designated firing line or designated shooting station.
- Handling a Firearm on CG&GA property while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Willfully shooting and damaging CF&GA property.
- Willfully shooting at any wildlife (i.e. birds, rabbits, ect.) within the CF&GA property.
- Verbal or physical abuse of a CF&GA Range Safety Officer.
- A pattern of behavior that causes other members to feel unsafe.
As per instruction from the CFO:
If an individual becomes belligerent and refuses to leave the CF&GA property after being asked to do so, the Range Safety Officer will contact the RCMP and have that individual escorted of the CF&GA property.
Violations of LEVEL I and LEVEL II will require the Range Safety Officer who observed the incident to complete and forward a Range Report to the Range Safety Committee within 24 hours of the incident.