RULES AT SNAKE CREEK SHOOTING SPORTS (SCSS)
ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction
ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot
ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use
- Protective glasses and ear protection must be worn on the shooting course at all times.
- All guests must abide by all signage, rules, policies and regulations posted around the course at all times.
- Do not walk/drive off the gravel path for any reason, it is a target range, you MAY BE SHOT.
- No alcoholic beverages or recreational drugs are allowed prior or during shooting.No one will be allowed to participate in any shooting activity if deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Must present a valid driver’s license to drive shooting carts.
- All guest’s guns, ammo, gear, coolers, shooting carts may be subject to safety inspections at our discretion.
- It is forbidden to shoot at any live game.If observed or reported, you will be asked to leave the course with no refund and reported to the OK Game Commission for prosecution.
- We are not responsible for any damages to your person, gun or any equipment on the SCSS property.
- Guns carried on personal shooting carts must be carried vertically.We are not responsible for damages to personal shooting carts.Your cart is your responsibility.
- No shooting cart speeding.Speeding is considered driving faster than a person jogging, or staff’s judgment.Speeders will be asked to leave for the day with no refund, NO WARNINGS!
- Safety is everyone’s responsibility.If you see anyone in non-compliance of the rules or acting in an unsafe manner, please notify SCSS management immediately.
- Guest: Members may bring guests.However, if it is found that a member brings the same guest continually, we will ask that guest to purchase a membership due to repeated visits under another person’s membership.
- SCSS Management or Range Safety Officers (RSO) have the final determination on safety.
- A shotgun may only be loaded when a shooter is in the station, the gun is over the front rail and target area is deemed clear and safe.At all times, the gun shall be unloaded and placed on a vertical rack or carried vertically with the action open. When leaving any station or shooting area, shooters must ensure that the shotgun is unloaded, the action is open and carried in a vertical position.
- All shots must be taken from inside a station by one person at a time.Shooting from anywhere else, including next to or in front of a station, is strictly prohibited.ONLY shooters in wheelchairs are permitted to shoot directly next to a station when it is deemed safe.
- No practice mounts or swings are allowed except while in the station and the gun pointed down range.
- No more than TWO (2) shells in a shotgun. The largest shot size permitted is #7 ½ (i.e. #8, #9 allowed) – NO #6 shot or larger (i.e. #5, #4).If found with larger shot, you will be asked to leave the course with no refund. All ammunition will be inspected.Load specifications are as follows: Shot size of all loads must be either 7 ½, 8, 8 /12 or 9.Maximum Ounce lead: 12 Gauge 1 1/8 oz.; 20 Gauge 1 oz.; 28 Gauge 7/8 oz.; .410 Bore (2 ½ “maximum) ½ oz.
- Please pick up your empty shotgun shell hulls safely after shooting at each station.It is everyone’s responsibility to keep the range clear of debris.
- All shooting cart riders must be seated.No hanging or standing on the back of a shooting cart.No more than four (4) riders per shooting cart.
- Shooting squads must consist of 5 shooters or less on the Sporting Clay courses.This allows for timely play of the course and the guests following each group.
- When a cease fire is called, unload your firearms, lock all actions open, keep the muzzle pointed down range and step back behind the firing line. Take anything you might need downrange (staple guns, targets, markers) with you when you leave the bench.
- While the range is COLD do not approach the shooting bench or touch any firearms until the range is called HOT.
- Unless going down range do not cross red line during cease fire or handle any firearms behind the line.
- Ask the RSO for assistance if you must go back to the firing position during a cease fire.
- If an EMERGENCY CEASE FIRE is called, immediately place firearms on the bench and step behind the red line. DO NOT GO DOWN RANGE! Do not unload your firearms.
- No tracer ammo is allowed on the range.Use of prohibited ammunition will result in loss of membership.
- Shoot only from the designated firing lane. Do not pass beyond the tables unless you are expressly authorized to do so by the Range Officer.
- No steel targets or personal targets may be used by guests.Steel targets may be added at a later date by SCSS staff only.
- Actions must be open when gun is unloaded and at all times when not engaged in shooting.
- Rapid fire (shooting more than one round per second) is only allowed when an RSO has observed the shooter and verified their ability to stay on target.Please reach out to the SCSS staff for approval.
- Always be sure it is safe to shoot at your targeted including what is beyond it.
- Every firearm, loaded or unloaded, must be pointed down range at all times.
- Standing or Prone Shooting is only allowed once the shooter has been cleared by the RSO staff to do so. Please reach out to the SCSS staff for approval.
- Always post targets at the bottom of the backer board.
Open Carry Rules
Open carry is allowed on our range but there are a few rules to follow:
- The firearm must stay holstered until you are on the firing line. Once at the line you may un-holster the firearm and place it on the bench.
- From holster shooting must be pre-approved by SCSS RSO beforehand
- When not at the firing line, firearm must remain in holster
Any infraction of these rules can result in up to the loss of privileges, expulsion from the property and expulsion of membership status without refund.