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Revised December 5, 2019
FIREARMS & SAFETY
1.) No fully automatic or class 3 firearms allowed on any Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun
Range at Horry WLA. This also includes any action that simulates a Full Automatic during firing, i.e. slam fire or hellfire actions.
2.) No shotguns allowed on Pistol or Rifle ranges, with only the following exceptions:
a. Shotguns may be used on Pistol Berm 8. b. Shotguns, shooting slug ammunition only, can be used on the rifle range. c. Any member caught firing a shotgun at a Pistol or Rifle backstop (the wooden target frame) or berm (other than those specified in a & b above) will be subject to automatic loss of Horry WLA Membership. d. Anyone using a shotgun subject to exception a & b, must not shoot over the berm.
Shotguns can only be fired on the Trap / Skeet Ranges, Rifle Range, Pistol Berm 8, or at the Shotgun Patterning Area. Pistols and Rifles may not be used in designated Shotgun Only Areas (which are the Trap/ Skeet ranges and the shotgun patterning area)
3.) No explosive, armor piercing, or incendiary ammunition (i.e. tracer ammo) is to be used on Chapter property.
4.) If your Firearm is not holstered the firearm action must be in the opened position and barrel pointed in a safe direction. Example: When a handgun, rifle or shotgun are not in use and placed on the bench in a staging area.
5.) Eye and ear protection required for anyone inside fence area at pistol or rifle bays and Trap / Skeet Ranges and Shotgun Patterning area. At the 100-yard Rifle bay and the 8 pistol bays, shoot only from inside berm. No berm, no shoot. At the Trap and Skeet Range, no pistol or rifle shooting is allowed (no berms).
6.) As you enter the grounds, the Pioneer Village is on the left. Absolutely no discharges of firearms are permitted in this area. Also during Pioneer Events there will be no OPEN CARRY on Horry WLA Property. Concealed carry is acceptable.
7.) Persons under age 18 must have adult (Parent or Guardian) supervision.
8.) All range users are personally responsible for their actions and that of their guests.
9.) During special events, the facility will be closed except for use by the special event and it’s participants.
1.) Shoot into back stops only. All targets must be placed at least one (1) foot from edges on all wood backboards.
2.) No unauthorized targets ( example: cans, bottles, or exploding targets, etc.) No shooting at target frames.
3.) After shooting please remove used targets, empty bottles and any other trash in the Pistol or Rifle Range area. Even if you did not leave a mess, please check the area and correct any deficiency.
4.) Authorized targets are any paper targets which are generally used for target practice. For example: a target downloaded from the internet from an NRA site, silhouette targets, paper plates, or your own metal targets which you remove after shooting. The examples given above are only a partial listing, If you are unsure of a target you wish to use, contact the current President or a Board Member for clarification. Remember remove your used targets from the range upon completion of your target practice and police your used brass.
5.) The Steel Targets (when set up) in Bays 1-2-3 are the property of SASS (Cowboy Action) and are not to be used by anyone else. SASS reserves the listed Bays and pays a fee for their use. If you are shooting in one of those Bays on the day designated for SASS activity SASS has the right to ask you to stop shooting and move to another open Bay not used by SASS. You may bring your own steel targets for practice and take them with you when you are finished shooting.
ACCESS, FEES AND RANGE TIMES
1.) New members who join WLA, must take the orientation course and come to a meeting and obtain a Gate Key for $50.00. For access to Property a Key is needed for entry. If you loan your key to anyone else, you lose your key. Anyone who takes the range orientation class has the opportunity to acquire a key. Do not open the gate for anyone (even another member) who does not have a key.
2.) Upon arrival at WLA property, unlock gate, enter property, then stop and re-lock gate. Go to the Resource Education Center, sign in (in the duck box next to REC door) and pay Range fee as shown below:
RANGE FEE SCHEDULE Rifle/ Pistol Bays Range fees per day: Member $2.00 Non-member $5.00
Trap/ Skeet Range Fees per round: Trap/Skeet- Member $3.50 Trap/ Skeet- Non-member $5.00
Pre-Scheduled Group Activities: Facilities fee: $100 minimum fee for up to 20 people.
$ 5 per head for more than 20 people. Plus: Trap/Skeet fee: $4.00 per person per round
3.) Range fee payment should be placed in envelope with (name and date on it) and the envelope should be placed in the black, steel box on the concrete next to REC door (under the duck box)
4.) Range times are as follows:
Jan. 1 through August 31 - 9 AM until dark Sept. 1 through Dec. 31 - 9 AM until 4 PM (except Tues. and Thurs. which remains 9 AM until dark )
5.) Locks are changed on meeting day in January of every calendar year. Keys are
available beginning in January after the locks are changed. Members in good standing must appear in person to sign for their key, return their old key, and remit a $50, non-refundable fee. Keys are individually assigned and may not be loaned.
6.) Only those members designated by the board (such as board members, range officers, and members with assigned maintenance responsibilities) will be issued keys to the skeet and trap houses.
1.) Respect all WLA property. No climbing on berms, fences, etc.
2.) Possession and/or use of alcohol or drugs on Chapter property are prohibited. Any member found in violation will be subject to review by the ethics board and if found in violation subject to a fine or loss of membership.
3.) Any violation of these rules, disregard of range safety or abuse of facilities may
result in revocation of key and membership.
4.) When at Wildlife Action, be and treat others as ladies and gentlemen. Be a goodwill ambassador of WLA.
5.) Interpersonal conflicts will not be tolerated.
6.) No pets in building. Pets outside must be leashed and you must clean up after them.
7.) Anything that you bring in, you must take out. In other words, take your trash with you.
8.) If a situation arises that is not covered in the above Rules and Regulations it will be brought before the Board of Directors for a Decision. Disagreements may be brought before the Grievance Committee for review and recommendations. The decision of the Board of Directors is final and the recommendations of the Board will enacted.
Hereby enacted this 5th day of December, 2019, by the Board of Directors of Horry Chapter, Wildlife Action, Inc.
Horry Chapter of Wildlife Action, Inc.
Aynor, SC Rules and Regulations