Rivanna Rifle 
            & Pistol Club, Inc.

General Range Rules Applicable to  ALL Ranges


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

(Exceptions must be approved by BOD)


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

General Safety Rules


  • 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.


  • Handle firearms while anyone is downrange.


Members must wear their RRPC name tags while at the range.

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.


Apply Eye & Ear protection BEFORE entering range area.


Handguns & Rifles/Carbines in pistol calibers, with a bullet velocity of 2,000 f.p.s., or less. 

No High-Powered rifles OR 5.7 x 28 ammunition is allowed. Full Auto firearms are allowed in pistol calibers.

NO shotgun shells or Black Powder ammo. (This includes revolvers like Taurus Judge, S&W Governor when using shotgun ammunition)

Type of Shooting

All standard shooting positions are allowed. 

Shooting from the holster is allowed , but NO small of back or shoulder holsters allowed.

Firing Line & Target Location

There are two separate sides. Each side is independent from the other.

All shooters on their respective side MUST use the same firing line.

Targets MUST be in the RED floor zone. Shooters may NOT fire while standing in the RED floor zone.

Targets must be attached to cardboard backers (can be found in pile on back of range), and the cardboard backer is then hung from the metal target carrier at a proper height so that all bullets impact the center of the bullet trap.

Free standing IDPA-style target holders are also allowed.

Exhaust fans must be turned on while shooting and cleaning up. Side door may be opened for ventilation purposes at any time.

NO FOOD or DRINKS are allowed on the range.

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