General Rules & Procedures for Public Ranges:
All non-members must:
- Check in at the Range House and sign a Waiver, whether or not they are shooting.
- Eye & ear protection are required for every person on a firing line or under cover behind a firing line, whether or not they are shooting.
- Free foam ear plugs and inexpensive shooting glasses are available at the Range House.
- Ranges are not open unless one or more Range Safety Officers (RSOs) are present.
- RSOs (wearing yellow or orange safety vests) are the sole authority on the range.
- Every shooter under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult – AND:
- Show their DNR Firearm Safety (FAS) certificate (wallet-sized orange card) – OR
- Show the FAS endorsement on their driver’s license – OR
- Show a current, valid hunting license
Firearms & Casing
- All firearms must be cased unless on the firing line
- Firearms may be uncased only when the firing line is Hot.
Holstered Carry is allowed with Valid Permit To Carry document.
- A holster is considered a case – do not unholster or otherwise handle your gun until you are on the firing line, and the RSO has called the line Hot.
- Drawing from a holster is not allowed at any time
Range Commands & Protocol
- The Line Is Hot– It is permitted to handle magazines, clips and ammunition and to shoot firearms.
- Cease Fire / Stop– Stop shooting Immediately and wait for further instructions.
- Line Safe– Unload and bench your firearm. Open the Action, step away and stand behind the yellow line.
- The Line Is Safe– You can now check, change and/or remove your targets.
- There is absolutely no handling of any firearm while the Line Is Safe.
- Alcoholic beverages are not allowed
- Individuals found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs – including prescription drugs that may alter your mental state – will be asked to leave immediately
Oakdale Gun Club reserves the right to refuse service to any individual or group, for any reason