• Always keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction. 

  • Firearms should be unloaded when not actually in use.

  • Don't rely on your gun's safety.

  • Be sure of your target and what's beyond it. 

  • Use proper ammunition.  

  • If your gun fails to fire when the trigger is pulled, handle with care.  

  • Always wear eye and ear protection when shooting.  

  • Be sure the barrel is clear of obstructions before shooting.  

  • Don't alter or modify your gun and have it serviced regularly.  

  • Learn the mechanical and handling characteristics of the firearm
you are using.  

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  • We do not allow alcohol on the club grounds.

  • We do not hunt on the club grounds.

  • We do not use rocks or glass as targets.

  • We do not carry concealed firearms or LOADED guns on the club grounds.

  • We do not, EVER, load a firearm unless we’re on the appropriate firing point and preparing to fire.

  • NSCA tournament rules require all vehicle-mounted gun racks (carts, atv, etc) to be positioned so gun muzzles point up.  As an NSCA-affiliated club, we follow this safety practice. 

In addition, we observe the following fundamental
safety rules:  

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