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October thru April (Never to exceed sunset)
Monday thru Saturday 9 am - 7 pm, Sunday 9 am - 5 pm
May thru September (Never to exceed sunset)
Monday thru Saturday 8 am - 8 pm, Sunday 9 am - 5
Updated with Board Approval: 12/23/2019
Piqua Fish and Game Members Only
Violators Will Be Prosecuted
When present, a Piqua Fish and Game Range Safety Officer is the authority on the range and has the responsibility of making the final decision on all range safety matters. All members and guests are to abide with his / her direction as it pertains to range activities. Users of the ranges should make themselves aware of the identity and location of any RSO, so as to report and assist if necessary, in correcting an observed unsafe condition. All members are to consider themselves to be safety officers. officers in the absence of any assigned RSO.
- Observe all safety rules. Always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction; Always keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot; Always keep the gun unloaded until you are ready to use it; Know your target and what is behind it.
- Shooters must carry their guns unloaded in a gun case, gun bag or holster securely attached to a belt on their persons. Shooters carrying their handgun in a holster must have an empty magazine well or an empty cylinder. Firearms may be carried to the range in an open, unloaded condition. Law Enforcement personnel may carry loaded pistols while on duty.
- Firearms are to be uncased and cased at the firing line only, with the muzzle pointed down range.
- When using any Range, firearms, when not in use, shall be unloaded and holstered per 13, or unloaded with the action open and pointed down range.
- All shooting activities shall be conducted on the appropriate Range; Range 1, Rifles and shotguns with slugs only, no shot, Range 2, Pistols only, Range 3, (50-yd range), Pistols, .22 rifles, and shotguns with slugs only, Range 4, Pistols only, Steel Ranges are for Pistols only. All other ranges are for Cowboy Shooting only.
- Shoot only at AUTHORIZED targets. Do not shoot Cowboy Props. Targets approved by the NRA, IPSC, PPC, SASS, USPSA, SCSA and other recognized organizations are approved. Bottles, cans, fruit and vegetables are strictly prohibited. When in doubt, ask a Range Officer.
- Ground level targets are NOT authorized without a proper backstop. Ground level targets such as swinger targets or dueling trees may be used if placed near the backstop(s), in a position that will ensure no projectile goes over the backstop.
- No Steel Targets are ever allowed on the Rifle Range.
- No static steel targets are to be used on any range unless approved and placed by the Steel Challenge Committee. These shall not be moved and will be shot only from the designated shooting box.
- No tracer, steel jacketed, or armor piercing ammunition is to be used on any of the Ranges.
- No firearms capable of fully automatic fire shall be fired in that mode, unless under the direct supervision of the Chief Range Officer. This includes “Bump Stocks”, “Binary Triggers”, cranks or other apparatus that enables rapid fire.
- No uncontrolled rapid fire is permitted, (Each shot must be aimed.). Rapid fire strings must be in accordance with the NRA shooting rules and will not consist of more than a ten-round string. (IPSC and SCSA excepted.) Rapid fire of any weapon is strictly prohibited on the Rifle Range.
- Everyone involved in shooting and by-standers must wear eye protection. Ear protection is highly recommended.
- Proper attire to protect the shooter from splatter must be worn.
- Non-shooters are not allowed on the firing line. Members are responsible for their guests.
- Shooters under the age of 18, are required to stay within arms-reach of their parent, adult guardian or Range Officer at all times while on the firing line.
- Always dispose of live ammunition into the live ammo dump.
- No firearms or ammunition are allowed in the Clubhouse.
- During the use of the Ranges, NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES of any kind are allowed. ANYONE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE RANGES.
- All PF&G Members who wish to shoot on the Ranges, must attend an Orientation Class and sign a copy of the Range Safety Rules and Liability Release before using the Ranges. This provision is waived for events open to the Public.
- Range hours, except the Trap Range are; October through April, Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.; May through September, 8:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, 9:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m., (never to exceed sunset). A Sign-in-Sheet is provided at the Range entrance and must be used by all shooters.
- The Trap Range may have evening shooting under the lights, but cannot extend past 10:00 p.m. nor start before 9:00 a.m.
- Only Members may use the Corporation Ranges. Any guests must be accompanied by a member wearing a current Range Badge, unless they are participating in an event open to the public. Guests are limited to once a year, after which they must become members. Active duty military personnel, accompanied by a Range Member, are allowed unlimited visits.
- The flag, (located in the mailbox), must be flown at all times when shooting. The flag must be taken down and put into the mailbox when finished.
- Willful destruction of Corporation property will not be tolerated.
- There is to be no shooting at wild life. There is no hunting on PF&G property.
- All animals brought onto the Corporation property are the responsibility of the owner. All animals must be on a leash and must be cleaned up after.
- Shooters are responsible for policing litter, cartridge cases, used targets and backers and any other debris from around their shooting station. Please put paper, cardboard and wood scrap in the metal burn barrels and plastic and other non-flammable material in the plastic barrels.
- Any Club Member who knowingly brings a guest to the range for the purpose of recreational shooting who was convicted of a felony or violent misdemeanor which prohibits the possession or use of a firearm will be expelled and banned from the use of the ranges permanently.
- Club members indicted or charged with a felony, domestic violence or other charges, which could prohibit the possession or use of a firearm shall report the same to a member of the club and will be suspended from the use of the firing ranges until adjudication of these matters.
- Violations of these rules should be reported to the Chief Range Officer or a Board Member only. Do not try and enforce the rules by yourself unless there is an imminent danger,
- Violations of these rules can be grounds for immediate removal from the range. Violations will be reviewed by the Executive Board and may result in the loss of membership.