BIG TIMBER RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB GENERAL MEMBERSHIP RULES
It is the responsiblity of each member, participant and guest to follow all Big Tiber Rifle and Pistol Club (BTRPC) General Membership Rules as well as Standard and Specific Range Rules.
All members must participate in a range orientation prior to being issued a gate key and using the ranges or facilities of the club.
Members are responsible for the actions of their guests. Members will ensure their guests know and understand all BTRPC General Membership Rules as well as Range Rules and Emergency Procedures prior to the guests using the ranges or facilities of the club, and their guests abide by all such rules while on club property.
Rule violations by guests may result in enforcement actions against both the guest and the hosting member.
Anyone observing a violation of any rule must immediately bring it to the attention of a Range Safety Officer (if present) and/or the person committing the violation so corrective action may be taken and further violations may be avoided.
The hunting or killing of any animals or birds on club property is structly forbidden at all times, whether domestic or wild, in season or out. Violations are criminal acts.
Club property shall not be destroyed, moved between ranges or removed from the ranges by any person without specific permission from the Board of Directors. Violations are criminal acts.
BTRPC ranges and facilities are unstaffed outside of formal events and scheduled training. Members present and using the ranges and facilities during unstaffed activities are expected to act as Range Safety Officers (RSO) for themselves and their guests, coordinating with others as required.
Commandss of a RSO must be obeyed by all persons on that range, whether participating in activities or just observing.
No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances are permitted on BTRPC property, including empty containers. In addition, no shooter scheduled to fire will be allowed to fire if it can be determined the shooter has been drinking an alcoholic beverage or is under the influence of a controlled substance before he/she is scheduled to shoot.
A shooter who does not appear to be able to safely handle firearms for reasons of illness, or consumption of legal or illegal drugs, or for any unknown reason, will be removed from the range without firing. The RSO will make that decision. The decision of the RSO is final.
All Certified Firearms Instructors who wish to conduct training of any sort on club property must first register with the BTRP Board of Directors before commencing training.
Pets on club property must be on a leash or remain in vehicles.
Smoking is not allowed in the classroom or within 10 feet of the entrance to the classroom. Smokingn is limited to outside graveled areas. Smokers are to clean up after themselves, properly picking up and depositing used smoking materials in a trash can.
Anyone observing repeated rule violations after the violator has been made aware of their violation, or severe violations resulting in theft or destruction of property or poaching, are asked to report violations to the Board of Directors andor the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office or the Oregon State Police as deemed appropriate for the violation.
Any violation of a General Membership Rule or Range Rule may result in a penalty up to and including the permanent revocation of your membership without reimbursement.