North Bristol Sportsmans Club
7229 N Greenway Rd, Sun Prairie, WI 53590
NSSF Rim Fire Challenge 2016
Club Members who want to use the range must first attend a Range Use and Safety Orientation conducted by the Pistol Range Safety Committee. This is a requirement pertaining to all new and current Members. Safety/Orientation sessions are by appointment only. There is no set schedule. The sessions last approximately one hour. Current and new members need to contact Dick Malsch to arrange an appointment.
MEMBER SHOOTING HOURS:
9:00am to 9:00pm or Dusk
PLEASE NOTE: Dates/Events are subject to short
notice changes. Check club newsletter and posting at
range gate and club house for range use updates.
The Pistol Range Orientation has changed over the years. There will be updates published here on our web site, and future newsletters.
1.No Horizontal Shoulder Holsters are to be worn on the range or elsewhere on club property. A Horizontal Shoulder Holster has a loaded gun pointed at people behind you. 2.No Practice drawing from a holster, it creates a potential for an accident. Also, no simulated drawing from a holster. 3.No loaded Guns in a Holster, Loaded guns are to pointed down range at all times.
1.Our Guest Policy is such that you can bring out a non-member or a Member that has not paid the Range fee to shoot with you. 2.Our Guest Policy is not that you can bring out non-Members or a Member that has not paid the Range Fee whereby a 3rd party is training one of the other Guests. 3.You are allowed two (2) guests per visit. There is a $10 fee per hour per guest, that is, for a guest that shoots. All guests must be registered. If you have two guests and they are both shooting, even if for a short time, there is a minimum of $10 per hour or portion thereof. 4.Remember you are responsible for the actions of your guest and you are to be supervising the activities of your guests. When the Guest is shooting, you should not be shooting, but observing safe shooting practices and rounds hitting the berm.
1.If you are working with a dependent or spouse/significant other that is okay. 2.If another Member asks for help, that is okay. 3.If a Non-Member Friend asks about learning how to shoot and you feel qualified to help, that is okay. However, the Guest count is one, not two. Also, you should recommend that they seek a professional to teach them. 4.If you bring a 3rd party (non-member) in to work with you or a guests, that requires Board approval.
Shot gun shooting on the Pistol Range is not allowed. Exceptions include:
1.Sight-in of single projectile slugs (Shot gun Slugs) as approved for deer hunting requires a static shooting position on Lanes 7 & 8 with the all steel target stand with a cardboard backer shot from the bench with an RSO present. Placement of the target shall be so that the projectile strikes the berm and do not strike the baffles, uprights or adjoining target stands. 2.Patterning of shot guns for Trap &/or Skeet with 7-1/2 to 9 shot shall be done on the Skeet Range patterning board. 3.Patterning for Turkey or other Hunting loads is confined to Lanes 7 & 8 with the all steel target stand with a cardboard backer and turkey site in target or site in target and requires a static shooting position from the bench with an RSO present. Placement of the target shall be so that the projectile strikes the berm and do not strike the baffles, uprights or adjoining target stands. 4.Buckshot and off hand rapid firing of shotguns of any gauge, style or shot size is not allowed on any range, unless approved as part of a competitive event, under define rules, target placement and RSO and Range Master supervision and review. 5.Muzzle Loader sighting-in is confined to Lanes 7 & 8 with the all steel target stand with a cardboard backer and site in target and a static shooting position from the bench with an RSO present. Placement of the target shall be so that the projectile strikes the berm and do not strike the baffles, uprights or adjoining target stands and preferably during the sight-in clinics. 6.Long range muzzle loader and shotgun site in may be allowed on the rifle range if proficiency is shown at the 50 meter range with an RSO and time allows
1.Be sure of the placement of the target stand and the placement of your target on the cardboard backing. Please observe your neighbors as to where their bullets impact. 2.There are/will be Lane Markers for Target Stand placement. 3.There are fence post along the side of the range at 10 yard intervals. There are a couple of ones at a +5 yard marker
Hot and Cold Range:
A Hot Range is when all shooters are behind the RR ties and all shooters on the different lanes agree that the Range can go hot for shooting activity, or the casing or uncasing of firearms. Note, during the Hot status, all guns are to be pointed down range. Any dry fire activity can only be done during a "Hot" range and pointed toward the berm.
A Cold Range is when no shooters are handling firearms and all firearms are pointed down range with actions open. Shooters are to be behind the bench. The loading of magazines is permissible during the Cold status, so long as firearms are not touched or handled. During the "cold" status, firearms are not to be cased or uncased.
No Dry Fire activity during a "Cold" range.
NO OPEN SHOOTING DURING RIMFIRE CHALLENGE OR PISTOL LEAGUE
Range Setup will start approx. 1 hour before scheduled shoot times.
RIFLE RANGE WILL BE CLOSED FOR ALL RC SATURDAYS AND SOME RC WEDNESDAYS.
Non-Member Shooting Contact:
Range Use Fee
A reminder that all Club members wanting
to use either the 50 meter or 200 meter ranges must pay the annual $20 range
maintenance fee. This is in addition to the
annual membership fee and applies to all
memberships, regular, family and life. The
gate combo is changed February 1st of each
year. Only members who have renewed their
membership, attended one of the Safety/
Orientation sessions, and paid the $15 use fee will be given access to the range.
Schedule your orientation
Open Shooting on our 50 Meter Range
April through October with the exception of the 2nd Saturday of each month, the Pistol Range is available for open shooting on Saturday & Sunday 10am to 2pm. If there is no RSO* present on the Pistol Range, check in with the Rifle Range.
November through March hours are "By Appointment"
Shooting fees are $10 per hour with a $10 minimum
As always, we are closed on Holidays and special events.
For member with their Safety Orientation completed, those hours are posted below. If any member has a question, please contact Dick Malsch with your question.
*Range Safety Officer
The Rimfire Challenge is a .22 rifle and pistol program created to introduce new people to the shooting sports and provide a pathway to shooting competition. The NSSF Rimfire Challenge can provide individuals or families with a fun and exciting first-time shooting experience.
Our Event runs from April 9th Through September 11th of 2016. We have some great pictures of last season final shoot be sure to check them out below. Also if you would like to see a shoot in action check out this link. NSSF Rimfire Challenge