Course Safety Rules

This is a SHOTGUN ONLY course! Any violation of these safety rules may result in the immediate removal of the violator and their entire party from the property.

ALL SHOTGUNS MUST BE UNLOADED AND ACTION OPEN AT ALL TIMES.

  • The only time the shotgun may be loaded is when the shotgun is through the opening in the shooting stand and the shooter is ready to shoot.
  • The shotgun must be unloaded and the action open before the shotgun is withdrawn from the shooting stand opening. 
  • Keep your finger off the trigger and out of the trigger guard until ready to shoot. 
  • Break-action shotguns may be closed while in gun racks, gun cases or in carts, but must be unloaded. 
  • All other shotguns in gun racks, gun cases or in carts must be unloaded and the action will remain open.

HEARING PROTECTION AND EYE PROTECTION ARE MANDATORY FOR ANYONE ON THE COURSE. A HAT IS RECOMMENDED.

Free, disposable ear-plugs are available at the clubhouse as well as ear muffs/defenders are available to borrow. 

Prescription glasses or sunglasses provide adequate eye protection. Safety glasses are available for purchase. 


IMMEDIATELY OBEY ALL RANGE COMMANDS

Any unsportsmanlike conduct or any behaviour which may adversely impact the safety of any individual or the range may result in the immediate removal of the offender and their entire party from the property. 

COME INTO THE CLUBHOUSE DURING ELECTRICAL STORMS

  • ​​All shooters and visitors must sign a “Waiver of Liability”  before going onto the course
  • All activity on the Blackmore’s Shooting Sports grounds is at YOUR own risk.
  • All shooters and visitors must sign a liability waiver acknowledging that live ammunition is being fired on the grounds and you are assuming full responsibility in the event of any accident, loss or injury. 
  • A minor must have their parent or legal guardian co - sign their liability waiver. In the event that a parent or legal guardian is not accompanying the minor to the club then a “Waiver and Release” form signed by a parent or legal guardian must be provided by the minor at the time of arrival at the club. 
  • All shooters must adhere to and abide by the Firearms Act (Canada), its regulations and the Criminal Code of Canada. 

ALL SHOTGUNS MUST HAVE A BARREL THAT IS 26” OR LONGER

  • Exceptions for youth and female shooters 
  • Tactical shotguns are expressly prohibited 

ANY VIOLATION OF THESE SAFETY RULES MAY RESULT IN THE IMMEDIATE REMOVAL OF THE VIOLATOR AND THEIR ENTIRE PARTY FROM THE PROPERTY

COURSE ETIQUETTE

  • Please respect other shooters by standing well back and not talking loudly while they engage targets. 
  • Be aware of the shooting order and be ready when it is your turn. 
  • Pick up empty hulls and place them in the bucket before leaving the stand. 
  • Return the Long Range controller to the holder. 
  • Please don’t exceed the posted speed limit of 15 km/h while on the course. 
  • All dogs must be well managed and/or on a leash at all times. Please pick up their deposits and dispose in the garbage barrels. 

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