General Range Safety Rules
All guns must remain unloaded until the scorer or range officer determines the squad is ready. Loaded is considered as putting a live round in the chamber or magazine.
Eye and ear protection is required for all shooters.
Shooters, while on the designated shooting stations shall keep their firearms pointed in the direction that will not endanger other shooters, field personnel and spectators.
When not on a shooting station, the firearm shall be carried with the breech open and empty; Pumps and automatics will have the bolt open and fixed breeches will be broke open.
Test shots will not be permitted without the permission of the scorer or range officer.
Shooters must stand with both feet within the boundaries of the designated shooting station.
All Non-shooters and spectators must remain behind the 27 yd. marks during course of fire.
Instructors must notify the scorer or Range officer if they will be assisting and/or instructing during the course of fire.
All shooters on a squad must have their own gun.
Guns may not be shared or passed around while on the line.
Only one shell at a time will be loaded in the gun; two shells if shooting doubles.
A shooter must in no way interfere with preceding or following shooters by raising their gun, or otherwise creating a distraction.
Only shotguns of 12 gauge or less may be used.
Only TRAP loads up to 3-1/4 dram equivalent may be used.
High Brass and Magnum loads are prohibited.
Only #7, 7-1/2, 8, 8-1/2 or 9 shot may be used.
In the event that a shooter has a malfunctioning firearm the remaining squad members shall make their firearms safe while the shooter clears the malfunction.
During the re-supplying of the trap equipment; trap personnel shall indicate their presents by displaying a Red cone atop of the trap house being re-supplied.
Competitors and spectators are not allowed to consume alcohol within the trap clubhouse or area designated and recognized as the trap range during or after club events