Archery | Pistol | Shotgun | Rifle

Archery

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Each shooter will observe and comply with the following rules:

  1. Arrows shall remain un-nocked and safely stored at all times except when the shooter is in position on the firing line and the range is clear to fire.
  2. Nocked arrows will be pointed in a safe direction at all times, they will be pointed directly down-range and BELOW the horizon at all times. Under no conditions will a shooter point a nocked arrow above the horizon while drawing the bow.
  3. Regular cease-fires are called by the Range Official or, in his absence, by mutual consent of all the shooters on the line. When a cease fire is announced, all bows must be brought to rest, arrows unnocked and safely stored, and shooters must remove themselves from the firing line.
  4. Only AFTER all shooting has ceased and all shooters have removed themselves from the firing line, may shooters proceed down-range to retrieve their arrows.
  5. The Range Officer or, in his absence, the shooter who has called the cease-fire is personally responsible for safely ending the cease-fire by insuring all shooters have returned from down-range and that the range is again clear.
  6. Each shooting position on the firing line has a corresponding target butt directly down-range. Each shooter must shoot ONLY at the target provided or an approved paper target, which has been properly hung on the target butt directly down-range from his position.
  7. Under no conditions will more than one arrow be nocked on the bowstring.
  8. Crossbows and blunt tipped arrows are not allowed on our ranges. Broadhead arrows may only be shot at the sand pits on the flat range with the permission of the Rangemaster.
  9. The hierarchy of authority on the ranges is; Rangemaster, Assistant Rangemaster, Temporary Rangemaster, Club Member, public shooter. Club Members who observe safety or range use violations without taking immediate action will be suspended.
  10. Each shooter is required to observe and comply with any other rules posted on the range. Absent specific rules all shooters will follow generally accepted archery safety standards and use good common sense. As a bow owner/user YOU are responsible for your actions. Shooters who endanger public safety will be prosecuted.
  11. Shooters who are unable to place their shots on their target may be asked to leave the range and not return until they have successfully completed appropriate training classes.
  12. Shooters who deliberately shoot anything but the target butts will be charged for the damage and BARRED from the ranges.
  13. There will be absolutely no intoxicants allowed on WCW property. Violators will be BARRED from the facility.
  14. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and to inspect all bows, arrows and equipment brought to this facility.

Pistol

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Each shooter will observe and comply with the following rules:

  1. Firearms will be unloaded, magazines removed and actions locked open at all times except when the shooter is in position on the firing line and the range is clear to fire.
  2.  Firearms will be pointed in a safe direction at all times. Firearms on the firing line will be pointed directly down-range at all times.
  3. Firearms may not be handled nor may shooters approach the firing line during a cease-fire.
  4. Regular cease-fires are called by the Rangemaster or, in his absence, by mutual consent of all the shooters on the line. All firearms must be unloaded, magazines removed, actions locked open and all shooters standing behind the cease-fire line BEFORE a regular cease-fire is called and the cease-fire bell activated.
  5. Only AFTER a cease-fire has been called and the cease-fire bell turned on, may shooters proceed down-range to check and change their targets.
  6. The Rangemaster or, in his absence, the shooter who has called the cease-fire and activated the cease-fire bell is personally responsible for safely ending the cease-fire by insuring all shooters have returned to the cease-fire line and that the range is again clear. The bell will be de-activated by the same person who activated it.
  7. Each firing position on the firing line has a corresponding target frame directly down-range. Each shooter must shoot at an approved paper target, which has been properly hung on the target frame directly down-range from his position.
  8. All shots must be aimed! Quick draw, hip shooting and other un-aimed shots are not allowed. Shooters will allow at least 3 seconds to elapse between shots or they may be asked to leave.>
  9. Black powder shooters will insure that all containers of black powder are closed while shooting to prevent any possibility of a flash explosion. There will be no smoking within 10 feet of any black powder.
  10. Eye protection is required to be worn by all shooters. Ear protection is required to be used by everyone on the range.
  11. The hierarchy of authority on the ranges is; Rangemaster, Assistant Rangemaster, Temporary Rangemaster, Club Member, public shooter. Club Members who observe safety or range use violations without taking immediate action will be suspended.
  12. Each shooter is required to observe and comply with any other rules posted on the range. Absent specific rules all shooters will follow generally accepted firearm safety standards and use good common sense. As a firearm owner/user YOU are responsible for your actions. Shooters who endanger public safety will be prosecuted.
  13. Shooters who are unable to place their shots on their target may be asked to leave the range and not return until they have successfully completed appropriate training classes.
  14. Shooters who deliberately shoot the range baffles or supports will be charged for the damage and BARRED from the ranges.
  15. There will be absolutely no intoxicants allowed on WCW property. Violators will be BARRED from the facility.
  16. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and to inspect all firearms, ammunition and equipment brought to this facility.

Rifle

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Each shooter will observe and comply with the following rules:

  1. Firearms will be unloaded, magazines removed and actions locked open, with a chamber flag inserted, at all times except when the shooter is in position on the firing line and the range is clear to fire.
  2. Firearms will be pointed in a safe direction at all times. Firearms on the firing line will be pointed directly down-range at all times.
  3. Firearms may not be handled nor may shooters approach the firing line during a cease-fire.
  4. Regular cease-fires are called by the Rangemaster or, in his absence, by mutual consent of all the shooters on the line. All firearms must be unloaded, magazines removed, actions locked open, with a chamber flag inserted, and all shooters standing behind the cease-fire line BEFORE a regular cease-fire is called and the cease-fire bell activated.
  5. Only AFTER a cease-fire has been called and the cease-fire bell turned on, may shooters proceed down-range to check and change their targets.
  6. The Rangemaster or, in his absence, the shooter who has called the cease-fire and activated the cease-fire bell is personally responsible for safely ending the cease-fire by insuring all shooters have returned to the cease-fire line and that the range is again clear. The bell will be de-activated by the same person who activated it.
  7. Each firing position on the firing line has a corresponding target frame directly down-range. Each shooter must shoot ONLY at an approved paper target, which has been properly hung on the target frame directly down-range from his position.
  8. All centerfire rifles will be loaded one round at a time. Rimfire .22’s may be loaded with no more than 5 rounds at a time.
  9. Black powder shooters will insure that all containers of black powder are closed while shooting to prevent any possibility of a flash explosion. There will be no smoking within 10 feet of any black powder.
  10. Eye protection is required to be worn by all shooters. Ear protection is required to be used by everyone on the range.
  11. The hierarchy of authority on the ranges is; Rangemaster, Assistant Rangemaster, Temporary Rangemaster, Club Member, public shooter. Club Members who observe safety or range use violations without taking immediate action will be suspended.
  12. Each shooter is required to observe and comply with any other rules posted on the range. Absent specific rules all shooters will follow generally accepted firearm safety standards and use good common sense. As a firearm owner/user YOU are responsible for your actions. Shooters who endanger public safety will be prosecuted.
  13. Shooters who are unable to place their shots on their target may be asked to leave the range and not return until they have successfully completed appropriate training classes.
  14.  Shooters who deliberately shoot the range baffles or supports will be charged for the damage and BARRED from the ranges.
  15. There will be absolutely no intoxicants allowed on WCW property. Violators will be BARRED from the facility.
  16. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and to inspect all firearms, ammunition and equipment brought to this facility.

Shotgun

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. Each shooter will observe and comply with the following rules, generally accepted firearm safety standards and use good common sense or will be asked to leave.

  1. COMMANDS – Follow all commands of range personnel.
  2.  MUZZLE AND TRIGGER CONTROL – Guns will be pointed in a safe direction at all times. Keep your finger off the trigger until it’s your turn to shoot.
  3. UNLOADED AND ACTIONS OPEN – All guns will be kept unloaded and with actions open at all times except on the firing line.
  4. GUN HANDLING – There will be no gun handling or mounting of guns in the shot shack. Actions of all guns placed in gun racks are to be open except break-open guns. Immediately open the action of any break-open gun picked up from a gun rack.
  5. EYE & EAR – Eye and ear protection are required to be worn by all shooters and instructors on the firing line.
  6. CEASE FIRE – In the event of a cease fire, all guns will be unloaded, the actions will remain open and all gun handling will cease. The display of an orange cone on a trap house indicates a trap field cease fire is in effect.
  7.  SHOOTING STATIONS – Shoot only from designated shooting stations. Before moving to the next station, unload your gun and keep the action open.
  8. BACK UP SHOOTING – Only one shooter is permitted to shoot at each target thrown. No back up shooting.
  9. LOAD ONE SHELL – Load one shell only for 16 yard and Handicap Trap. Load two shells only for Doubles Trap, Continental Trap, 5-Stand or Sporting Clays.
  10.  TRAP LOADS ONLY – Only shot sizes of 7 1/2, 8, 8 1/2 or 9 are permitted on this range. No magnum loads are all
  11. MALFUNCTIONS – In the event of a misfire or malfunction, carefully open the action, unload the gun and check the barrels for obstructions.
  12. AUTHORITY – The hierarchy of authority on the ranges is; Rangemaster, Head Trapper, Trapper, Club Member, public shooter.  Club Members who observe safety or range use violations without taking immediate action should expect to have their shooting privileges suspended.
  13. SAFETY VIOLATIONS – Report all safety violations to range personnel.
  14. CONDUCT – Abusive, obnoxious, or unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.
  15. INTOXICANTS – Absolutely no intoxicants are allowed on WCW property. Violators may be barred from the facility.
  16. OTHER  – We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and to inspect all guns and ammunition brought to this facility.

PLEASE NOTE THAT SHOOTERS ARE BEING MONITORED AND RECORDED BY CLOSED-CIRCUIT VIDEO