CHATTANOOGA RIFLE CLUB, INC. PROPERTY IS FOR MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY! TRESPASSERS ARE SUBJECT TO PROSECUTION. MEMBERS MUST ACCOMPANY ALL GUESTS AND ENSURE THAT GUESTS FOLLOW THE SAFETY AND RANGE RULES. MEMBERS MUST SHOW THEIR CLUB BADGES AND A STATE ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARD UPON REQUEST. LOANING OF MEMBERSHIP BADGES AND/OR TRANSPONDERS/PROX-CARDS IS FORBIDDEN AND MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF MEMBERSHIP. PLEASE RETRIEVE AND DISPOSE OF ALL TARGETS AFTER USE. DO NOT USE THE TRASH CANS TO DISPOSE OF LIVE AMMUNITION. DO NOT SHOOT AT ANY WILDLIFE ON THE HUNTER ROAD CRC PROPERTY. ALL ACTIVITIES OF MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.
ANYONE DELIBERATELY DAMAGING RANGE FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT, OR ANYONE REMOVING CLUB PROPERTY WITHOUT PROPER AUTHORIZATION IS SUBJECT TO ARREST AND PROSECUTION UNDER CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS.
Designated for use with any safe firearm, and for shooting at any distance up to 75 yards, is available for the non-competitive shooters. Individual shooters may set out almost any target they deem necessary for practice, but no glass items are permitted.
PLINKING RANGE RULES! This range is designated for the use of nearly all safe and legal firearms. THIS IS THE ONLY RANGE ON WHICH FULLY AUTOMATIC FIREARMS ARE ALLOWED. FULLY AUTOMATIC FIREARMS MAY BE FIRED ONLY IN THE PRESENCE OF A MACHINE GUN RANGE OFFICER OR WITH PROPER CERTIFICATION. All shooters must fire from the concrete pad. All shooting shall be perpendicular to the concrete pad (no shooting across the range). Targets which will cause ricochets shall be placed NO CLOSER THAN 25 YARDS. Bullets must not impact the ground within the baffle area. Tin cans and other targets may be left on the Plinking Range for others to use.
HIGH-POWER RIFLE RANGE
The High-Power Rifle Range has open air firing points at 200, 300 and 500 yards, and lift-type target frames in the pit area. It can accommodate up to 8 shooters per relay for competition purposes. Both the 200 and 300 yard firing points also have covered areas with shooting benches.
It is designated primarily for shooters using rifles chambered for high-powered cartridges, using paper targets only. Other types of firearms may be fired on this range when no official matches are scheduled or when high-power rifle shooters are present and desire to practice. No machine guns are allowed on this range. The 500 yard range may be used only during scheduled matches. The pits must be checked for occupancy and the chain secured before either the 200 or 300 yard lines are utilized.
A skeet shooting area is located on the far right-hand side of the 200 yard high-power range. It is for skeet shooting and pattern testing only, using shotguns and shot shells loaded with trap or skeet loads. Users must ensure that pellets or shot do not travel in the direction of the Plinking Range. Aerial shooting using other types of firearms or with buckshot loads is strictly prohibited.
HIGHPOWER RIFLE RANGE RULES
The 200 and 300 yard ranges are designated primarily, but not exclusively, for shooters using rifles chambered for centerfire rifle cartridges. All targets shall be paper and must utilize the unlocked “NUMBER 1” frame. The “PITS” must be checked and the road chain hung across the access road before the 200 or 300 yard ranges are used. THE 200 AND 300 YARD SHOOTING LINES CANNOT BE USED SIMULTANEOUSLY. Use of the 200 and/or 300 yard shooting lines is on a first come first served basis, except for scheduled matches. THE 500 YARD RANGE SHALL ONLY BE USED DURING SCHEDULED MATCHES.
SKEET SHOOTING AREA RULES
This area is located on the 200 yard range, to the far right if you are facing downrange. It is for clay shooting using shotguns and shotshells loaded with TRAP OR SKEET LOADS ONLY. Shot pellets must not travel in the direction of the Plinking Range. AERIAL SHOOTING WITH OTHER TYPES OF FIREARMS IS FORBIDDEN. As with 200 or 300 yard line use, the pit area must be checked and the chain hung across the access road to the pit area before use.
BULLSEYE PISTOL RANGE
The Pistol Range has a covered firing point with rotatable target stands at 25 and 50 yards. It can accomodate up to 27 shooters per relay for competition purposes.
This range is restricted to pistols using straight walled cartridge cases, muzzleloaders, and rimfire (.22 pistols and rifles) guns. The use of other types of firearms is prohibited. CENTERFIRE MAGNUM AMMO, BOTTLE-NECKED CENTERFIRE AMMO, ALL SABOTED AMMO FOR MUZZLELOADERS, AND ARMOR PIERCING BULLETS ARE PROHIBITED. All shooters must fire from the concrete pad. 24 inch backers shall be used in the target frames. All shooting shall be done at 25 or 50 yards using the existing target frames. Targets must not exceed the size of the cardboard backer. Target backers for range use are located in the holders beneath the tables.
The Smallbore Range
The smallbore range has a covered firing point with 15 permanent concrete shooting benches, and marked spaces for an additional 30 shooters in Smallbore Rifle, Silhouette Pistol and Practical Shooting competitions. Several portable shooting benches are also provided. Permanent target bases for both 50 and 100 yard Smallbore Rifle matches are installed, with down-range markers placed for all Silhouette Shooting activities. Shooters must supply their own targets and dispose of them properly.
This range is designated for shooting rifles and pistols. THIS IS NOT A PLINKING RANGE. Shooters must supply their own targets and dispose of them properly. The shooting of clay targets is prohibited. The silhouette stands are not target holders. Self provided target holders should be tall enough to clear both the 50 and 100 yard berms if targets are placed closer than 50 yards or between 50 and 100 yards.
This range is restricted to rimfire ammunition use only. Only scheduled classes with instructors present are allowed to fire centerfire pistols on this range.
Practical Pistol / Sub-Gun Competition Range
The newest facility, the Practical Pistol and submachine gun range, which is located in the gully beyond the 100 Meter line of the smallbore Range, is now only open for use in Practical Pistol and Sub-Gun shooting competition. Subgun matches are for members only and their guests. During formal competition events its’ usage will preclude any firing activity on the Smallbore range facility.
PRACTICAL RANGE RULES
This range, which is located at the end of the Competition Range, is for MATCH USE ONLY. If this range is in use, THE ENTIRE COMPETITION RANGE IS CLOSED. Check your calendar for the dates of scheduled competition on the Practical/Tactical Range.