FIREARM SAFETY IS EVERY MEMBER’S RESPONSIBILITY
Blue Ridge Cherry Valley Rod and Gun Club is proud to be a member of the National Rifle Association and follow their Code of Conduct for Safe Firearm Handling:
- ALWAYS KEEP THE FIREARM POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION
- ALWAYS KEEP YOUR FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER UNTIL READY TO SHOOT
- ALWAYS KEEP THE FIREARM UNLOADED UNTIL READY TO USE
- ALWAYS KNOW YOUR TARGET AND WHAT IS BEYOND
We are also proudly affiliated with the following organizations:
- Civilian Marksmanship Program
- Pennsylvania Rifle & Pistol Association
- (NSSF) National Shooting Sports Foundation
Special Closing Period:
BRCV has two shooting ranges:
The Lower Rrange (50,100 & 140 yard) allows Rifle, Shotgun and Handgun, each having their own area and limitations.
The Upper Range (50 yard) is exclusively dedicated to Handgun shooting with one exception permitting the use of rim fire rifles.
No shotgun shooting is allowed on the upper range.
Club approved Steel Targets, Clay targets and Paper targets.
Paper targets are to be stapled to cardboard backings, fastened to club-provided target stands.
Hit the berm: Position your targets such that bullets passing through them will impact only the backstop.
Note – Club approved steel targets are provided on the Rifle Range at 100 yard and 140 yards.
Metal targets, cans, bottles, any ground targets or exploding targets. Barrels and/or frame support posts are not approved target stands.
Rifles and Shotguns brought onto or taken from cub property must be Unloaded, Cased and Actions open.
Full-Automatic firearms and 50cal. BMG.
NO TRACER AMMUNITION
Remove all of your ammunition from the range when you leave.
Live rounds must not be dumped into the brass bins, or the ground.
All shooters and spectators must adhere to the following safety precautions:
NOTE – Electronic Hearing Protection will be mandatory on the firing line for Members joining BRCV, starting April 2015 and will include all members after September 2015. The only exception to this rule applies to Trap shooters who will be allowed to use earplugs.
BRCV welcomes non-members to club-sanctioned events and Tournaments, as listed on the club’s calendar.
Waivers are necessary for all non-members. They are available in the clubhouse.
Shooting and handling of firearms is reserved for club members only – See Guest Rule Policy.
Spectators must remain behind any designated firing line. Safe distance will be determined by the attending Range Safety Officer.
Anyone under the age of 18, whether shooting or watching, must be under the supervision of a parent or responsible adult.
The Club’s Chief Range Safety Officer may alter the range regulations depending on special conditions related to shooting events or activities. Changes, if any, will be outlined by Match Director of the event.
Alcohol is not permitted on club property at any time.
VIOLATION OF CLUB RULES OR REGULATIONS – Article H of BRCV’s By-laws States:
"If at any time charges of major violations of the rules or regulations of the club, or of any offense committed in detriment to the welfare of the club be brought against any member, the Board of Governors reserves the right to eject said member from the club by a majority vote of the members of the Board of Governors present; provided the accused member is notified by Registered Letter to be present at the meeting and be given the opportunity to defend his case."