Safety Rules

Violation of these rules may result in forfeiture of Club Membership and/or banning from Club property

Safety first! Every shooter has the personal responsibility to make sure that every bullet fired impacts safely in the impact berm/backstop. All shooting shall be initiated from a designated firing line at an approved target, placed in the proper location. If you are in doubt as to the correct firing line, target preparation or placement, you should not be using the range in question. DO NOT SHOOT, contact a range officer.

 

All NRA Range Safety Rules are to be observed at all times. These will be included with individual range rules posted at each range.

    • ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
    • ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
    • ALWAYS keep the firearm unloaded, with actions open, until ready to use.
      • Treat every firearm as if it were loaded at all times
      • Know your target and what is beyond
      • Know how to use the gun safely
      • Be sure the gun is safe to operate
      • Use only the correct ammunition for your gun
      • Wear appropriate ear and eye protection

Additional Range Safety & Club Rules (revised August 2020)

  1. Firearms are NEVER to be handled or touched when people are in front of the firing line or down range. Before anyone goes forward of the firing line ALL firearms shall be made safe. Cylinders unloaded and/or magazines removed, chamber empty, action must be open and firearms shall remain lying on the bench or stand pointed in a safe direction until all persons are again behind the firing line. We strongly recommend the use of empty chamber indicators.
  2. Never allow the muzzle of your firearm to be raised or aimed over the impact berm/backstop or safety berms. Shooting designated ammo at the Skeet fields, Trap fields and Sporting Clays locations are exceptions to this rule. Ammunition on the Trap fields, Skeet fields, and Sporting Clays locations are limited to a maximum shot size of #7-  lead shot or #7 steel shot with the velocities not to exceed 1350 fps.
  3. The CEASE FIRE or STOP command may be given by anyone. This command should be repeated in a loud and forceful manner until firing has ceased. If you hear a cease fire or stop command you immediately stop shooting, take your finger off the trigger, keep muzzle pointed down range or in a safe direction and wait for a follow up command.
  4. Do not use target stand base to prop targets and do not shoot at target stands or ground base supports.
  5. The use of incendiary, tracer, explosive, or armor piercing ammunition is strictly prohibited on all SF&G property. The Chief Range Safety Officer may give special permission for above use if needed.
  6. The practice of manually “Bump Firing” firearms or the use of inserted/attached mechanical or electrical trigger enhancement devices at SF&G is generally prohibited. Firing of firearms in a manner that is not within the intended design of that firearm’s system is prohibited at SF&G. Firing a firearm in a manner that does not assure controlled sighting and target acquisition or in an unsafe manner is prohibited. Any after market mechanical or electrical device that is attached to or inserted into the trigger/trigger guard area for the purpose of manipulating the trigger and rate of fire that is not within the original design of the firearm is prohibited on SFGA ranges. This includes devices described as the “Autoglove”, binary triggers, and similar type devices. The use of equipment or firearms designed for “Bump/slide Firing” is illegal and prohibited. This prohibition is not intended to restrict any safe and legal device designed to assist anyone with a physical disability
  7. Full automatic (With the exception of Pistol Caliber Subguns) may only be fired on the Law Enforcement Rifle Range when not in use or rented. The use of .50 caliber BMG full auto firearms is prohibited on all ranges without board approval. Bursts of automatic fire must be short enough to insure that none of the bullets will skip off the ground nor go over the impact berm/backstop. Notification and approval from the Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee is needed for all full auto firearms with the exception of pistol caliber subguns. Fully automatic fire is permitted by law enforcement agencies using the Rental Ranges.
  8. Pistol caliber automatic firearms (subguns) and .223/5.56 can be used only on LE Rental Range #3 when not in use or rented. Must bring your own target/frames. Bursts of automatic fire must be short enough to insure that none of the bullets will skip off the ground nor go over the impact berm/backstop. Please be sure to check Club calendar for availability of LE Rental Range #3.
  9. LE Rental Range #3 may be used for defensive style shotgun practice when not in use or rented. Must bring in your own targets. All shots must hit the impact berm/backstop. Targets are to be located so that slugs/shot do not strike the ground/floor of the range. There will be a target frame for. patterning only that will be maintained by the Utility Range Committee. Please be sure to check Club calendar for availability of LE Rental Range #3.
  10. There shall be no use of alcohol, illegal drugs, or other intoxicants of any kind on the Club ranges at any time. Any member, guest or event participant using any medication (prescription or over the counter) or intoxicant that might in any way impair his/her ability to shoot safely shall not use any firearms, air-guns or bows. This rule is meant to include the consumption of alcoholic beverages or the use of any other intoxicant on club property while an event is still in progress and the individual is still participating in any form or part of the event. Anyone violating this rule will be disqualified from any event or range use they may be participating in and asked to leave the club property. Violating this rule could jeopardize the safety of individuals or cause damage to equipment or facilities.
  11. The use of Scarborough Fish & Game facilities is limited to members and invited guests (limited to a maximum of four (4) guests at one time) **, except as otherwise directed by the Board of Directors. Anyone using the facilities, including guests, is subject to the rules and regulations of the Club. Members shall be with their guests and will be responsible for their actions and the actions of their guests at all times. ** The Utility Ranges and the Indoor Range are exceptions to this rule, only two (2) guests are allowed at one time on the Utility Ranges and only one (1) on the Indoor ranges. Read Utility Range Rule #9 and Indoor Range rule #8.
  12. The purpose of the security gate at the entrance is to ensure that only members and authorized individuals are allowed onto SF&G property. This is a safety, security and liability issue for the SF&G as an organization and corporation. A FOB is an electronic device that identifies the member and authorizes entry by opening the gate. All current and up to date members will be issued a FOB for their exclusive use only.A gate code or FOB may be issued to customers or vendors that have contracts or business agreements with the club.
    1. Members must FOB in and out each trip to the club for any purpose including when the gate is open.
    2. Members must FOB in and out each guests and/or sponsored applicant(s) that are in a separate vehicle.
    3. Do not circumvent or allow others to defeat the purpose of the security gate, i.e. tailgating another vehicle or allowing another to tailgate your vehicle in.
    4. If you witness a security gate violation please get the description of the vehicle with a vehicle registration number and report it to the CRSO. Safety and security is the responsibility of all SF&G members.
  13. Each member shall prominently display his/her membership badge while on Club premises.
  14. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed on the SF&G ranges unless they are under the direct supervision of an adult who is a member and who shall be responsible for them.
  15. There is to be no digging into or climbing onto any berms for any reason.
  16. Anyone causing damage to Club property, equipment, or facilities shall be personally liable for such damage and shall be subject to Club discipline and/or criminal prosecution.
  17. The Club shall not be responsible for personal property or equipment left on Club Premises.
  18. Only targets approved by the Board of Directors or Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee may be used. No glass, cans, metal or targets that could cause injury may be used.
  19. All brass should be swept or picked up after shooting and disposed of in the proper container. This includes all cartridge casings including shot shells or spent casings from any ammunition. Targets are to be picked up and properly disposed of when you are done shooting. Carry out what you carry in. KEEP YOUR RANGES CLEAN.
  20. If you have a misfire, squib or a hang-fire, keep the barrel pointed in a safe direction down range. Do not open the chamber until waiting at least 30 seconds up to 60 seconds to be sure that the danger of a hang-fire has passed, then clear the chamber of that round and make it safe. When the firearms have been cleared and are in a safe condition, check the barrel for obstructions and the firearm for malfunctions before resuming firing. Misfired or defective ammo should be placed in the approved containers, marked and placed at each range.
  21. No ground targets are allowed on any range except for the Rental Range or by permission of the Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee.
  22. Shooters should bear in mind that it is up to them to observe good hygiene habits and wash hands thoroughly after shooting and before eating. Lead residues may accumulate on hands and can cause significant health hazards.
  23. Smoking in club facilities is prohibited. Smoking, eating or drinking while on a shooting range is a health issue and is discouraged. All smoking materials are to be properly disposed of.
  24. The Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee shall have full authority to act on any range safety issue in accordance with approved safety rules. Any member or guest shall immediately abide by any order of the Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee. Disagreements shall be brought to the attention of the Board of Directors for resolution. Range Safety Officers are general at most club activities and working the weekends during the summer and fall months for the convenience and safety of the membership. They can be identified by their bright yellow RSO hats.
  25. All formal training, including police-type training, is limited to the Law Enforcement Rental Ranges and prohibited from any other ranges unless prior approval from the Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee and/or the Board of Directors has he been granted.
  26. No shooting shall commence on any range prior to 0800 (8:00 am) or continue after sunset except on lighted ranges. All shooting shall end by 2100 (9:00 pm) No firing on Club ranges after 1900 (7:00 pm) during BOD meetings or general club meetings, usually the first or second Tuesday of each month, with the exception of November.
  27. No unauthorized vehicles on any ranges.
  28. Vehicular speeds on club property shall be safe and prudent to the conditions, road, traffic (vehicular & pedestrian), weather, etc. and considerate to not disrupt shooters (dust, noise). Inclusive in this rule is any Personal Utility Vehicle (PUV), such as an ATV, ROV, UTV, Golf Cart or similar vehicle that may be used for maintenance or transportation. MAXIMUM SPEED ON CLUB ROADS & PROPERTY WILL NOT EXCEED 10 MPH.
  29. If any range is to be worked on, maintained or used for another purpose, the Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee shall be notified. There shall be no shooting on any range being worked on, maintained or used for another purpose. The Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee has the authority to close ranges and if necessary put signs in place stating such.
  30. Hunting is not allowed on club property.

 

Utility Ranges

  1. The 25 yard utility ranges are intended for the use of pistols, revolvers, .22 and .17 caliber rim fire rifles only. Initial sighting of high power rifles is also allowed.
  2. All target stands must be set at the base of the berm.
  3. If ALL shooters using a 25 yard range agree, the firing line may be moved closer to the berm. The person closest to the berm shall be the new temporary firing line and all subsequent firing shall be from that line only.
  4. The 50 yard (Range #4) and 100 yard (Range #3) utility ranges are intended for the use of rifles and high power pistols. The primary purpose of the 50 and 100 yard ranges is for accurate target style shooting at those distances. Establishing a firing line forward of the 100 yard firing point on range #3 or forward of the 50 yard firing point on range # 4 is not allowed.
  5. No shotguns are allowed on the 100 yard range, except shotguns firing slugs or sabot enclosed bullets will be allowed.
  6. Patterning for shotguns, with shot, shall be conducted on a designated 25 yard (Range #2) utility range, 35 yard Rental Range #3 & 50 yard (Range #4) utility range. Shotguns will be patterned only on a proper patterning target frame designated by the Utility Range Committee.
  7. Airborne or moving ground targets are prohibited on all Utility Ranges. Clay Pigeons are used only in the designated nine hole target frames provided by the Utility Range committee.
  8. Firing of full auto firearms are prohibited from all Utility Ranges.
  9. For safety and availability of range time for all members no more than two (2) guests allowed at one time. Exceptions may be granted by the Chief Range Safety Officer or his/her designee upon request.
  10. Never allow the muzzle of your firearm to be aimed or raised over the impact berm/backstop or safety berms.

 

SPECIAL DISCILINE RULES

In addition to the foregoing, the following rules shall be observed.

Shotgun sports: Sporting Clays, Trap, Wobble Trap

  1. Shotguns must be unloaded and actions kept open until the shooter is in the firing position in stand or on station.
  2. Shotguns must be unloaded and actions kept open when changing positions, going to or leaving a shooting stand or station and carried with barrel pointed in a safe direction at all times.
  3. Never load more than two rounds in the shotgun at one time. Exception: At a triple shoot* position during a Sporting Clays event a pump or semi-auto action shotgun may be loaded with three rounds.
  4. Ammunition on the Trap fields, Skeet Ranges, and Sporting Clays is limited to a maximum shot size of #7-  lead shot or #7 steel shot with the velocities not to exceed 1350 fps.
  5. Be sure you have the correct ammunition (gauge) to match your shotgun. Never carry more than one gauge of shot shells at one time.
  6. The launching of hand thrown clay targets on the trap fields shall be done on the currently designated (Posted) “practice field”. Said targets are to be thrown in the direction of the 600 yard rifle range lateral berm. Hand thrown clay targets are allowed on the Five Stand & Wobble Trap fields when they are not in use; care must be taken to make sure maintenance personal are not in the shot fall area.
    * A triple shoot is three clay targets in the air at the same time.

 

Law Enforcement Rental Ranges

These ranges are for use by Law Enforcement agencies and rentals only. It is not for the general use of Club members with the exception of LE #3 when not in use or rented. A rental contract is required with special rules for use of these ranges. These ranges will be the responsibility of an appointee of the BOD and his/her designee.

Competition Pistol Range

  1. Qualification
    All members of SF&G who wish to use the competition pistol range must complete a qualification process. This process will include instruction, explanation of rules, fees etc. and demonstration of reasonable proficiency. The pistol committee reserves the right to limit certain members to pistols and calibers for which they have demonstrated adequate proficiency. Qualifications will be provided by the pistol committee on a one on one basis or in small group sessions to be announced. The pistol committee reserves the right to limit these sessions, based on the number of committee members available. Only SF&G members in good standing may qualify to use this range.
  2. Database
    The pistol committee will maintain a database for the purpose of tracking range use, collecting range fees and contacting qualified members for work parties. This database will not be shared except as required by the SF&G Board of Directors. Upon successful completion of the qualification process, the qualified member will sign a release form.
  3. FOB & Log in procedure
    All qualified members will “fob-in” and complete a log-in card on arrival prior to shooting and deposit it in the approved container immediately before leaving the range. The gates will not be blocked open except during approved matches and club sponsored training. The qualified member will “fob out” and assure that the gate is secure before leaving the range. The qualified member will not admit other qualified members or others as this will defeat the electronic logging system. Qualified member will be responsible for the electronic fob issued to them.
    1. Replacements will be charged in accordance with club policy.
    2. Loaning of the fob will result in immediate suspension of privileges.
  4. Range fee
    A $3 per range visit user fee will be assessed. The user fee will be billed monthly to the qualified member. A $50 annual pass (payable in advance) will be available for “frequent users”. This annual period will be from July 1 to June 30. Unpaid range fees will result in suspension of privileges. In addition, 12 cumulative work party hours or one day as range or match support person per year are required of all qualified members.
  5. Responsibilities of Newly Qualified Members
    Newly qualified members will not be allowed to bring guests to the Competition Range except for formal pistol functions (league, training sessions, organized practice) for a period of 6 months from the time they are qualified on the range. No more than 2 guests per qualified member will be allowed. All guests will be logged in by the qualified member. Guests will be the responsibility of the qualified member. The qualified member will make sure all firearm and ammunition guidelines are met by the guest. Range fees apply to qualified members and their guest(s).
    1. Non-members of SF&G will be limited to visits as guests only during formal pistol functions (see #5 above). After 2 visits as guests, these non-members will be expected to apply for membership. This does not apply to competitions, leagues, training classes or clinics.
    2. SF&G members who use the range as guests will be expected to qualify to use the range after 2 visits.
  6. Shooting Positions
    Shooters arriving when other shooter(s) are already set up shall set up no more than 2 ports away from the shooters already there. ( The pistol directors may make an exception to this rule for use of the Ransom Rest bench on a case by case basis) Firing will be from immediately behind the bench which corresponds to the target position number. Except for Club sponsored safety courses, no firing is permitted forward of the benches. Loaded firearms shall be under the control of the shooter at all times.
  7. Safe Firearm Procedure
    No firearm is considered safe unless the action is open, chamber empty, the magazine (if so equipped) is removed and an empty chamber indicator is inserted.
  8. Procedure when Someone Is Down Range
    Firearms are not to be handled or touched and all present will stay behind the yellow line when anyone is forward of the red safety line.
  9. Red Line Procedure
    Firearms are not to be handled or touched and all present will stay behind the yellow line when anyone is forward of the red safety line.
  10. Targets Placement
    Targets are to be placed one to a backer, in the center of the backer in the frame provided. Multiple target centers may be used only when firing from a machine rest, fastened to the bench on port 52. All target frames will be returned to racks provided in front of each port.
  11. Don’t Allow Steel Target Frames To Be Shot
    If it becomes evident that bullets are striking the steel supports, STOP shooting immediately and find out why.
  12. Targets Allowed
    No targets, other than cardboard backers, in the provided frames are allowed. The following are the only targets allowed; NRA Bullseye targets drawn for 25 or 50 yards and International targets drawn for 25 or 50 yards
  13. Target Placement Not Allowed
    No targets shall be placed on the ground, in or on a berm or backstop or on the target support structure.
  14. Clean Up
    Pick up all spent casings
  15. Firearms Allowed
    Target Pistols or Revolvers with minimum 4″ barrel, having target sights or optical sights are the only firearms allowed on this range. Air pistols are also allowed. The following list of ammunition is approved for use on this range:
    1. 22Short, long, long rifle
    2. 32 S&W Long WC
    3. 38 Special RN
    4. 38 Special SWC
    5. 38 Special WC
    6. 9mm Luger RN
    7. 9mm Luger SWC
    8. 45 GAP SWC-Mid-Range
    9. 45 ACP 230 gr RN
    10. 45 ACP 160-200 JHP, SWC & JSWC Mid-Range
    11. No +P, +P+, magnum, or rifle calibers are allowed
    12. Other calibers shall be pre-approved by the pistol committeeNo rifles, shotguns, or pistols in rifle calibers are allowed. If you have questions about the caliber you want to use contact the Pistol Range Safety Officer or his/her designee before use.
  16. Safety Equipment
    Eye and ear protection is required, no exceptions.
  17. Damage
    Any damage, whether caused by a qualified member or their guest, or discovered on arrival at the range, must be reported immediately and noted on log in card. The qualified member shall be responsible for repair of any damage caused by the qualified member or his/her guest(s). The pistol committee will pre-approve any repairs.

 

High Power Rifle Range

  1. All targets used on the High Power Rifle Range, at distances of 300 yards or less, shall be paper targets of a type commercially bought or equivalent. For 500 and 600 yard shooting all targets shall be paper and of a type approved by the Rifle Committee.
  2. All targets used on the High Power Rifle Range must be set up using the existing target carriers in the pits. Targets are no longer allowed on the pit berm. Nobody will be allowed on the pit berm except for maintenance or approval of the Rifle Committee. Targets #6 and #7 will be left unlocked for club member’s use and practice. Practice target backers will be provided by the Rifle Committee. Targets supplied by the shooter shall be placed in the center of the backers. Targets will not be set or placed on the safety berm or in front of the safety berm where the sign boards are located.
  3. There are 5 firing lines on the Ian Pattle Memorial High Power Rifle Range. 100, 200, 300, 500 & 600, each firing line has designated firing positions that must be used. Shooting from other than these firing lines and positions is prohibited.
  4. On the High Power Rifle Range, when a firing point at a greater distance than 300 yards is in use all entrances, at shorter distances, are not to be used and are to be kept closed; (e.g. 320 yard entrance is to be closed and locked when the 600 yard firing point is in use) and “The Range in Use Sign” is flipped to indicate the range is active.
  5. Bench shooting is allowed. All equipment must be removed from range when done.
  6. All persons utilizing the High Power Rifle Range shall ensure that a Red Range Safety Flag (Range “Hot” Flag) is flying from Rifle Storage Shed while firing is taking place. Once all firing on the Range has ended it is the responsibility of the last person(s) leaving the Range to lower and stow the flag. The safety flip sign located on the gate at the Pit/Impact berm is permenantly in place and shall remain in place. Be sure to flip the additional safety flip signs located at the 300 & 500 range entrances when firing is taking place beyond either the 300 or 500 yard lines and return this signs to the not in use position when shooting is completed.
  7. No shooter may chamber a cartridge and release or otherwise close the bolt placing a rifle in battery and ready to fire before the rifle is horizontal to the ground and aimed in the direction of the impact berm. This is to ensure muzzle control & safety.
  8. All rifles will be brought to the firing lines with an empty chamber indicator in the rifle’s open breech and magazines removed.
  9. Motor vehicles are prohibited from entry on the High Power Range. An exception is made for utility vehicles engaged in routine maintenance for the range.
  10. Apart from scheduled events, usage of the High Power Rifle Range is on a first come, first served, basis However, in the event that another member arrives on the Range with the intention of shooting at a different distance, the first member on the range must yield after (1) hour has elapsed (unless the shooters can work out an alternative arrangement to their mutual satisfaction). .500 & 600 Yard Rules
  11. All members utilizing the High Power Rifle Range at distances greater than 300 yards must be trained, vetted/qualified or approved by a qualified member of the High Power Rifle Committee with final approval of the High Power Rifle Committee Chairperson. This is to ensure that they have the ability and are equipped to shoot at distances of 500 & 600 yards safely. Must be verified annually by the High Power Rifle Committee Chairman. Vetting may take place at scheduled training or Open Rifle Events supervised by the Rifle Committee.

    Exemptions:

    Law Enforcement: Club members who are full time Law Enforcement sniper trained and qualified thru their departments will be exempt. A letter from the departments Training Officer, Principle Firearms Instructor, SRT, SWAT, Tactical Team Commander or the Chief/Sheriff verifying the member has completed training and is a current qualified/certified sniper for the department. This letter will signify that the member has attended and completed a specialized training program for Police Sniper.NRA High Power Rifle shooters classified as Marksman, Sharpshooter, Expert, Master or High Master.
  12. When shooting from the 500 or 600 yard lines there must be a minimum of two vetted/qualified or approved shooters present, one spotting and operating target and one on the firing line at 500 or 600 yard positions. There must be radio or mobile phone contact between the firing line and pit area at all times. Exception: Any member with an NRA High Power Rifle classification of Expert, Master or High Master may shoot for groups at the 500 or 600 yard lines without a spotter or second person in the pit.
  13. No projectile of less than 75 grain is recommended beyond 300 yards, 68 grain Match Ammunition is acceptable. Be sure to test your ammunition prior to using it at the Rifle Range.
  14. The range has a 5 shot rule. If any shooter cannot get on target after 5 shots they must discontinue shooting. They can return to the Utility Ranges and validate their rifle’s zero. If any shooter is having difficulty getting their rifle or ammunition on target please contact a Rifle Committee member for assistance.
  15. Center fire ammunition only, must be less than .50 cal. BMG. Anyone wishing to shoot a .50 cal. BMG bolt action or semi-auto type rifle must contact the Rifle Committee Chairman or the CRSO or his/her designee for approval.
  16. Firing from all firing lines will be slow, deliberate and controlled fire, for the purpose of accuracy and precision. Past the 300 yard line, single round loading only.

 

IDPA Ranges (updated June 2022)

  1. Targets are to be either paper or cardboard unless first approved by SF&G IDPA Chairman. No clay pigeon targets are to be used.
  2. Shooters should plan on supplying their own paper or cardboard targets, target frames or uprights, and frame bases. Use wooden and/or PVC target frames only.
  3. Airborne targets or ground targets are prohibited on the IDPA ranges without the approval of the SF&G IDPA Chairman.
  4. All targets must be placed within 20′ of the base of the Rear Impact berm unless an SF&G IDPA Safety Officer is present. Targets are to be located so that bullets do not strike the ground.
  5. No permanent target stands, benches or other permanent structures are to be built on the IDPA ranges.
  6. Multiple shooters firing on the same range must agree to the firing line position. The person closest to the berm shall be the new temporary firing line and all subsequent firing shall be from that line only.
  7. Firearms are NEVER to be handled when anyone is forward of the firing line.
  8. Approved eye and ear protection are required when shooting, no exceptions.
  9. The 180 degree rule will be observed at all times. The muzzle of the firearm must never break the 180 degree plane facing the rear impact berm.
  10. All targets, target stands, bases, and debris are to be removed and the ranges cleaned up after use. Please carry out what you carried in.
  11. These ranges are intended for the use of handguns. No rifles or shotguns are to be used without the approval of the SF&G IDPA Chairman.
  12. No unauthorized vehicles on the IDPA ranges.
  13. During an IDPA event, all ranges will be reserved for IDPA use only, unless first approved by SF&G IDPA Chairman.
  14. The red range active flag must be raised whenever an IDPA bay is active or being used. The pole and flag are located outside of IDPA Bay #6 in the IDPA designated safety area.
  15. Appendix Carry is not approved for or allowed in IDPA match competition or clinics.

 

ARCHERY RULES

Use of Scarborough Fish & Game Association grounds, facilities and equipment is:
AT YOUR OWN RISK.

  1. Discharging a firearm on the Archery Range is prohibited.
  2. NEVER point or draw a bow and arrow at another person.
  3. NEVER nock an arrow if others are down range.
  4. NEVER nock an arrow until you are ready to shoot.
  5. All shooters must shoot from the firing line.
  6. NEVER shoot broadhead tipped arrows at club targets, target backers, and 3D targets. Use only field or target points. Broadheads may only be used on targets supplied by you.
  7. NEVER use explosive tipped arrows or explosive targets.
  8. NEVER shoot at unauthorized targets (cans / bottles, etc.).
  9. NEVER dry fire a bow.
  10. NEVER draw or fire a damaged or cracked bow, limb, or string.
  11. NEVER shoot a broken, bent, or cracked arrow.
  12. NEVER shoot an arrow straight up into the air.
  13. ALWAYS inspect your equipment prior to shooting.
  14. ALWAYS use proper equipment. Direct any questions regarding equipment condition to your local archery pro shop (Lakeside, Cabelas, Howells, and Kittery Trading Post to name a few). Archery committee members are happy to provide recommendations but will not be held liable should problems arise.
  15. ALWAYS make sure the range is clear of all persons prior to nocking an arrow.
  16. ALWAYS aim and shoot at designated targets only.
  17. No Running on the Archery Range.
  18. All minors (under the age of 18) must be accompanied by and supervised by an adult member.
  19. All members using the Archery Range are responsible for Range Safety.
  20. Please pick up and dispose of your paper targets.
  21. Members may bring no more than 3 guests at a time. Guests must be under direct member supervision.
  22. All guests are required to pay $5 per hour of static range time. Only exception is during warm-up for paid use of the 3D archery course.
  23. Member fee for use of the 3D archery course is $5 per round (30 targets) per shooter except as specified for club-sanctioned 3D shoots.
  24. Guest fee for use of the 3D archery course is $10 per round per shooter except as specified for club-sanctioned 3D shoots.
  25. Members and guests using the archery area without paying stated fees risk loss of membership and banishment from Scarborough Fish & Game Association.

 

INDOOR RANGE

  1. No one is allowed forward of the firing line except authorized Indoor Range personnel.
  2. There will be absolutely no lead based ammo used on this range.
  3. Only ammo supplied by the Indoor Range committee will be used.
  4. Handling or loading of firearms will be on the firing line only.
  5. Do not elevate or angle muzzle above a level position.
  6. No food, beverages or smoking materials on the range.
  7. Only targets approved by the Indoor Range Committee and/or the CRSO will be used.
  8. No more than one guest per member, guest must be directly supervised.
  9. Minors must be under direct adult supervision.
  10. Appropriate eye and ear protection must be worn while on the range or ready room.
  11. When a CEASE FIRE or STOP command is signaled or called shooters will stop shooting at once, firearms will be cleared, made safe and placed on the bench with actions open. Shooters may be required to leave the range at the request of range personnel.