RULES OF THE ARCHERY/AIR GUN RANGE
SAFETY FIRST" IS THE #1 RULE!
Updated November 5, 2015
6.3 ARCHERY / AIR GUN RANGE RULES
6.3.1 Everyone utilizing the Range must practice proper
shooting line etiquette. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied and
directly supervised by an adult while at the Range. All guest(s) must be
accompanied by a member while at the Range whether or not said guest(s) are
6.3.2 All patrons of the Range are expected to
sign-in/out of the Range Log.
6.3.3 Persons using the Range are required to dispose of
all trash, which includes cans, bottles, and paper products, into proper trash
bins and cigarette butts in appropriate receptacles.
6.3.4 Any person who appears to be under the influence of
drugs or alcohol is prohibited to be on the Range.
.3.5 If you observe any unsafe conditions and cannot
correct them, notify PPOA security as soon as possible.
6.3.6 Shooting of firearms is prohibited in the Range at
all times. By definition, a firearm is a weapon from which a projectile can be
discharged by an explosion caused by igniting gunpowder. Anyone found shooting
firearms at the Range will be found guilty of a flagrant violation as described
in Section 12, Penalties.
6.3.7 Shooting will be from designated locations only.
6.3.8 Shooting will not commence until all persons are at
or behind the firing line and the Range is called “HOT.”
6.3.9 All archers/shooters must remain at or behind the
firing line until the Range is called “COLD!” This can be signaled by anyone at
the firing line blowing of a whistle or verbally calling the line “COLD!” Once
the line is called “COLD”, all archers/shooters must secure their bows/guns in
safe position, then retrieve their arrows or review/change their targets at the
same time. No one is allowed to handle their bows/guns while the Range is
6.3.10 No unauthorized vehicles are allowed on the Range
at any time.
6.3.11 No unleashed pets are allowed on the Range at any
time. All pets must be under direct control of owner at all times.
6.3.12 Arrows and air gun projectiles must always be
directed towards a proper target, never shot up in the air, and never towards
person(s) or wildlife. Anyone caught deliberately doing so will be found guilty
of a flagrant violation as described in Section 12, Penalties.
6.3.13 Broadhead arrows may only be shot at broadhead
targets and are to be supplied by the archers using broadhead arrows. The range
target butts are not designed to receive broadheads. Anyone found shooting
broadhead arrows at the range target butts will be found guilty of a flagrant
violation as described in Section 12, Penalties.
6.3.14 Person(s) violating these rules are subject to
penalties as outlined in Section 12, Penalties.