BLGC GENERAL RANGE RULES
- Shooting hours are from sunrise to sunset
- Gates must be locked at all times except during club approved functions
- Eye and ear protection is mandatory for shooters and strongly recommended for spectators
- Shooters are responsible for cleaning up after themselves
- Members are responsible for the safety/actions of their guests
- Use of any unauthorized target materials, i.e. cans, bottles, etc. is prohibited
- Observe requests for target change cease-fires. never handle firearms while others are down range.
- Armor piercing, incendiary, and tracer rounds are prohibited on all shooting ranges
- Berms #8, #9, #10 & #11 are designated hi-power site-in berms
- Only handguns, shotguns, .22 rimfire and center-fire rifles chambered for handgun calibers (.45 colt, .44 spl, .44 mag, .44-40, .38-40, .38-.357 mag, .32-20) may be discharged in the pistol berms #1- #7
- Size 7-1/2 shot is the largest shot size that can be used on the shotgun range
- Spectators must remain behind safety barriers unless they are escorted by a range officer or are receiving training
- This is a cold range. firearms must be unloaded and holstered, or if on a table/bench must be unloaded with actions open until a shooter is on the firing line and/or has been given the command to load by a range fficer.
- All n.r.a. safety rules will be observed
- Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on the firing line, in spectator areas, and while any organized shooting activities are in progress
- Drugs are prohibited in all areas at all times
- Children must be supervised at all times
- Specific rules and regulations of the various disciplines will be explained and/or posted at the start of any organized shooting activities
- Unsafe and/or unsportsmanlike conduct may be grounds for revocation of range privileges
HIGH POWER RANGEOn this Range, All Center Fire Rifle Calibers up to and INCLUDING 50 BMG , may be used. No Incendiary, Tracer or Armor Piercing Rounds are allowed
If YOU are the first person to arrive at the firing line, YOU put up the flag and, YOU become the Range Officer.
The rule is that if YOU are the first one there, you are the Range Officer. If another member arrives and wants to shoot, YOU are still the Range Officer. If you leave and the other Member remains, that member becomes the Range Officer.
- THIS IS A COLD RANGE. FIREARMS MUST BE UNLOADED AND HOLSTERED, OR IF ON A TABLE/BENCH MUST BE UNLOADED WITH ACTIONS OPEN UNTIL BEING GIVEN THE OK TO LOAD BY THE RANGE OFFICER.
- All NRA safety rules will be enforced.
- All BLGC Range Safety Rules also apply.
- No parking on the firing line. You may unload your vehicle but must park in the designated parking area behind the firing line.
- There is only 1 firing line. Do not shoot from anywhere but the gravel or designated shooting area.
- When The RED flag is up- THE RANGE IS HOT! No one is to go down range! You may handle your weapons. The RO will give the command to Commence shooting.
- When The YELLOW Flag is up- the RANGE IS COLD! But not safe to handle weapons! NO GUN HANDLING OF ANY KIND AT THIS TIME! You may go down range to set or paste your targets. If you arrive when the Yellow flag is raised, that means shooters are down range. Please leave your firearms in their case until the shooters return and the RO Says it is safe to remove and handle them.
- Short range shooting, 25 Yards, can only be done at the far West Lane where the 25 yard Berm is located. All other shooting must be done on the designated yard lines.
- No cross range shooting. Shoot in your numbered lane only. Be sure all bullets will impact the down range berms.
- Steel or Reactive targets must be set at 400, 500, or 600 yards only.
- Approved Shooting Matches have priority. Please check to make sure there are no Matches scheduled when YOU make plans to go to use this range. If you don't, you may have to wait a long time for the Match to be completed
- Please clean up all your trash, spent brass, steel cases, including all your used targets and deposit them in the trash cans provided.