PISTOL SECTION

PISTOL SAFETY RULES

Beginner Shooting Tips

USE OF HOLSTERS ON CLUB RANGES
Drawing of loaded firearms from a holster is restricted to black badge qualified personnel only

A black badge card or current club membership card showing your black badge number must be visible at all times.
The above does not apply to duty firearms during approved classifications/practice.

2019 ACTION PISTOL EVENTS

Handgun events held every Tuesday evening, 6pm

Action Pistol matches, start 8am: Aug. 17 and Sept. 8

Action Pistol territorials in Hay River: Sept 21 and 22

Steel Challenge* events, start 6pm: June 19, July 10 & 24, Aug 14 & 21
*Steel Challenge is based on raw speed, Shoot 5 passes on an array of 5 steel targets one hit per steel for run to count. Best 4 passes count as your score. You get to remove the slowest one. All shooting is done from low ready if not Black Badged. Open to all shooters who have a pistol and 5 magazines or speed loaders.

I.P.S.C. INFORMATION

IPSC Information
IPSC Rules
IPSC Match Etiquette

 

PISTOL SAFETY RULES

All Yellowknife Shooting Club rules posted at the gate are to be followed.
1. Treat all firearms as if loaded
2. Never point a firearm at anything you are not willing to destroy.
3. Keep muzzle in safe direction at all times
4. Keep your finger off the trigger and out of the trigger guard unless actively engaging targets
5. Be sure of your target and what is behind it.

In addition to the Basic Safety Rules, there are some further rules that will be followed:
- The casing and uncasing of firearms will be in the safety area only
- Once holstered, pistols may not, under any circumstances, be handled in any fashion without express authorization of the Range Officer.
- Pistols in between stages will be carried in the holster, unloaded, hammer down, and no magazine inserted.
- Eye and Ear protection will be worn at all times during live fire

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