Rivanna Rifle 
            & Pistol Club, Inc.

General Range Rules Applicable to  ALL Ranges

ALL OUTDOOR FIREARM RANGES

Mon. – Sat. = 8:00 am – Sunset
Sunday = 1:30 pm – Sunset

(Exceptions must be approved by BOD)

INDOOR FIREARM RANGE

Mon. – Sat. = 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday = 1:30 pm – 10:00 pm

General Safety Rules

Always

  • Keep guns pointed in a safe direction.

  • Keep finger off trigger until ready to shoot.

  • Keep guns unloaded until ready to use.

  • Wear eye & ear protection while range is hot.

Never

  • Handle firearms while anyone is downrange.

ALL RANGES – ALL TIMES

Guests- Members are responsible for ensuring that their guests follow the Range Rules. Up to four guests per member are permitted.  Guests must shoot on the same range as the member. 

Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

Please clean up after yourself. Do not leave garbage or targets on the range, and please pick up your brass.

NO Explosive Targets!

If you have questions about any of these Range Safety Rules, please contact our Safety Committee.


PLINKING RANGE


Firearms

Handguns, Rifles, Shotguns & Full Auto Firearms.

MEMBERS WITH FULL AUTO FIREARMS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE Class 3 Committee BEFORE USING THESE FIREARMS.


Type of Shooting

All standard shooting positions are allowed. Shooting tables are provided.

Firing Line & Target Location

Eye and ear protection must be worn by all present. 

No gun handling when anyone is down range.

All shooters must use the same firing line.

All shots must hit the lower half of earthen berm.

All targets must be placed directly at the base or on the lower half of the earthen berm. Targets also may be hung from the cable using the wires provided.

Caliber appropriate, downward deflecting, steel targets may be used. These must  be placed directly at the base of the earthen berm.  NO other hard targets that could cause bullets to ricochet are allowed.

Reactive, horizontal spinning targets are allowed. Aluminum cans, plastic jugs and other soft targets are allowed,   but all used targets and debris must be picked up.

NEVER attach targets directly to the cable – please use the provided hanging wire.

FULL AUTO FIRING may be done using the free-style (standing) position when shooting between the target berm and a distance of 25 yards from the berm. Firing full auto between 25 and 50 Yards from the berm must be done using the prone position  or using a bipod or tripod to support the firearm.  The 25 yard interval is marked on the range walls with a vertical, 3-inch wide stripe.

NO glass targets.
NO bowling pins or any other hard objects.

NO computer hardware.


Plinking Range Interaction


Plinking and Pistol ranges must cease fire before anyone goes down range on the 300 yard range. Cease fire will be in effect while light and buzzer are on.



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