Fort McMurray Fish & Game Association Range Rules

Rules of Use

SAFETY FIRST, LAST & ALWAYS!

1. Range Official’s commands are to be obeyed at all times. Range Official’s instructions and decisions are final. NO ARGUMENTS, NO EXCEPTIONS.
2. All members and guests must wear ear and eye protection on all ranges. NO EXCEPTIONS.
3. Members and guests are required to sign in at the gate, and at each range used during each visit.
4. Front gate must be kept locked at all times.
5. Non-member guests are allowed only 2 times as a guest. Guests MUST be accompanied by a member host at all times. NO EXCEPTIONS.
6. Proof of membership must be carried at all times. Proof of membership must be presented upon request by Range Official, FMFGA Executive or any member in good standing.
7. Firearms are to be handled, loaded and fired in a safe and responsible manner at all times.
8. Each type of firearm i.e.; Rimfire, shotgun, rifle, pistol, muzzle loader, etc. is to be discharged only at the appropriate range area as follows,

NO EXCEPTIONS:

Archery Range: NO FIREARMS OF ANY KIND.
Rimfire & Biathlon Ranges: RIMFIRE ONLY.
Trap & Skeet Range: SHOTGUNS WITH SHOT LOADS ONLY.
Blackpowder Walking Trail: MUZZLE LOADERS ONLY.
Centrefire Rifle Range: FIREARMS WITH SINGLE PROJECTILE ONLY.
Handgun Range: HANDGUNS ONLY.
Indoor Range: ARCHERY, AIRGUN, RIMFIRE, OR HANDGUN AT DESIGNATED TIMES ONLY. See schedule or contact FMFGA Executive for details.
The only exceptions allowed to the above are during a FMFGA Executive sanctioned meet or match, during which all firing is to be done under the direct control and supervision of a Range Officer. Contact FMFGA Executive for details.

9. Firearms are to be discharged DOWNRANGE from DESIGNATED FIRING LINES OR SHOOTING STATIONS ONLY.
10. Only one loaded firearm is to be handled at a time. All other firearms must be unloaded and placed in racks or unloaded and cased.
11. During ceasefire periods, ALL FIREARMS are to be unloaded and placed in racks, cased or holstered, as is appropriate.
12. Handguns are permitted to be carried and drawn from a holster ONLY ON THE HANDGUN RANGE AREA OR INDOOR RANGE. NO HOLSTER CARRY/DRAW EXERCISES ON OTHER RANGE AREAS.
13. Shooting hours on all outdoor range areas are from ½ hour before Sunrise to ½ hour after Sunset daily. Daylight hours only!
14. Alcohol and drugs are prohibited from all range areas. NO EXCEPTIONS.
15. Shooting while under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited.
ALL MEMBERS AND GUESTS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW THESE RULES AT ALL TIMES, NO EXCEPTIONS. ANYONE DISREGARDING THESE RULES WILL BE REQUIRED TO LEAVE THE RANGE IMMEDIATELY, AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO FURTHER ACTION OR SANCTIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE FMFGA EXECUTIVE.

ANY ACTS OF ILLEGAL, DANGEROUS OR IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF RANGE FACILITIES, OR ACTS OF VANDALISM OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE AND PERMANENT REVOCATION OF MEMBERSHIP AND BANNISHMENT FROM FMFGA PROPERTY, AS WELL AS CRIMINAL CODE, FIREARMS ACT AND CIVIL CHARGES.

Four Rules of Firearm Safety:

Treat all firearms as if they are loaded, always.
Control the muzzle. Never point a firearm at anything you do not intend to shoot.
Be sure of your target and what is behind it.
Keep your finger off the trigger until you are on target and ready to fire.
SAFETY FIRST, LAST & ALWAYS!