Rivanna Rifle 
            & Pistol Club, Inc.

General Range Rules Applicable to  ALL Ranges


Mon. – Sat. = 8:00 am – Sunset
Sunday = 1:30 pm – Sunset

(Exceptions must be approved by BOD)


Mon. – Sat. = 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday = 1:30 pm – 10:00 pm

General Safety Rules


  • Keep guns pointed in a safe direction.

  • Keep finger off trigger until ready to shoot.

  • Keep guns unloaded until ready to use.

  • Wear eye & ear protection while range is hot.


  • Handle firearms while anyone is downrange.


Members must wear their RRPC name tags while at the range.

Guests- Members are responsible for ensuring that their guests follow the Range Rules. Up to four guests per member are permitted.  Guests must shoot on the same range as the member. 

Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

Please clean up after yourself. Do not leave garbage or targets on the range, and please pick up your brass.

NO Explosive Targets!

If you have questions about any of these Range Safety Rules, please contact our Safety Committee.


Eye and ear protection must be worn by ALL shooters and spectators present.


Handguns and Carbines shooting Rimfire and Pistol caliber Cartridges ONLY.

Bullet velocity of 2000 fps or less -if you don't know don't use it.

NO high powered rifles. No AR-15, AK-47 varients or pistols allowed.

NO 5.7 x 28 ammunition allowed. 

No shotguns or pistols using shotgun ammo.

No armor piercing ammo. NO bullets attracted to a magnet. (Any damage to the steel targets is the members responsibility.)

No Bi-Metal projectiles. If it causes sparks when you hit the target, DO NOT USE THAT AMMO!

No full auto firing.

Type of Shooting

Only standing shooting position is allowed.

Drawing from a holster is permitted, but no small of the back or shoulder holsters are allowed for use at RRPC.

Firing Line & Target Location

All shooters MUST use the same firing line. 

DO NOT TOUCH FIREARMS when shooters are in front of you at the 10 yard line.

Firing must be done from within the wooden boxes in front of their respective targets. No cross shooting from one shooting box to a different target.

Minimum distance to steel is 10 yards (See marked distance on wall.) Do not shoot from within the Red Wall Zone.

Plinking Range Interaction

Steel target, plinking and Pistol ranges must cease fire before anyone goes down range on the 300 yard range. Cease fire will be in effect while light and pistol range buzzer are on.

Updated 1/20/2018

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