PPC does not have a conventional shotgun facility and cannot accommodate shotgun shooting by the public. However, shotguns are used during certain authorized matches and can be used on a limited basis (no over the berm shots) upon specific authorization by the on-duty Range Manager.
Only PPC owned or approved target stands may be utilized. Non-standard targets are not allowed. At the termination of shooting return stands and sticks to their proper locations (see 3.7 of the Range Manual located in the Range Office). Participants are responsible for payment of damaged stands.
No one to be on the range under the age of 8 years due to safety reasons.
Dogs are not allowed on the range (except Service animals and LE K9s). This includes in vehicles.
RANGE 1 (Blue Range)
Range 1 (the Blue Range) is a handgun only range for day shooters and members.
It is generally and usually used for conventional style shooting from the booths for both matches and practice.
Targets are to be placed no closer than 10 yards, from the booths, with a minimum target height of 4 ft from the ground to the bottom of the target. In all cases targets must not be placed in such a manner that rounds will go over the berms either directly for by ricochet. Steel targets, rifles and shotguns are prohibited on this range. AR and AK pistols are not allowed on this range but may be used on Range 2. Drawing from a holster is not allowed.
Range 2 (the 100 Yard Range) is a rifle only range. AR and AK type pistols and other hunting caliber pistols are allowed on this range.
Targets are to be placed no closer than 25 yards from the firing line. Targets must be placed at 50 yards if shooting while standing. In all cases targets must not be placed in such a manner that rounds will go over the berms either directly or by ricochet.
Steel targets are prohibited on this range.
Shotguns can be test fired on this range but not at PPC provided target stands.
Wheelchair bound shooters may shoot pistol in handicap designated area.
RANGE 3, 4 (Green Ranges)
Ranges 3 & 4 are to be used as follows:
Board approved matches.
Casual shooting by members and their guests.
Member practice for practical shooting and practice for matches.
No fully automatic firearms are allowed (organized law enforcement training exception). All rapid fire is limited to 3 round bursts. All rifle targets must be placed against the berm. Steel targets must also be placed at the berm. No bench shooting of rifles.
Non-members may use these ranges only when participating in a Board approved match or training session or when accompanied by a member. All shooters engaged in informal activities on these ranges MUST share the ranges to the extent possible. In all cases, targets must not be placed in such a manner that rounds will go over the berms either directly or by ricochet.
Shooters may shoot handguns from under the awning only if they are downrange of the painted red line, and paper targets must be a minimum or 20 yards downrange and no lower than 4 ft. from the ground to the bottom of the target. Static steel plates mounted on 5 ft. 2 x 4’s may also be used at 20 yards. The plate rack and all other steel poppers, dogs, or knock offs must be placed at the berm. In all cases involving steel targets the shooter must be a minimum of 10 yards from target.
Any shooter found in violation of these shooting rules on ranges 3 & 4 must cease when the violation is pointed out.
RANGE 5, 5A, 5B, 5C and 5D
Range 5 – the Southern-most range is the 200 yard rifle range. It is open on a scheduled basis. Please refer to the PPC calendar for scheduled dates it will be open.
Ranges 5A, 5B, 5C and 5D may be utilized for shorter distances when the full 200 yard range is not in use.
If the 200 yard rifle range is in use, the gate entrance to the 200 yard line firing benches is to be open and the 200 yard access gate closed. In addition, the red flag will be flown and the gate between Range 5 & 6 locked.
Ranges 5A, 5B and 5C are utilized for member practice for practical shooting and matches. No steel is allowed on these ranges
Range 5D – Steel is allowed.
As an added safety precaution, when users are utilizing the ranges 5A, 5B & 5C, a vehicle should be driven out onto the wash floor so that anyone standing on the rifle range firing line can clearly see that the rifle range is obstructed.
All users are to avoid using the southern-most berms and any portion thereof as an impact area.
Shooters firing from the 200 yard rifle firing line MAY NOT engage targets other than at 200 yards. Shooters shooting at targets at the end of the 200 yard line may NOT stand closer than the shooting benches on the 200 yard line rifle range. The exception to this rule is when the end portion is being used as a stage on a PPC Board authorized match or event.
RANGES 6 & 8
Ranges 6 & 8 are for authorized matches and competitive shooters who are members. These ranges can be used for match practice by badge endorsed members who are competitive shooters.
No guests are allowed and no member under the age of 18 is allowed.
When the 200 yard range is in use, access to these ranges is through the rear gate. The gate between Range 5 & 6 must be closed.
Range 8 has a muzzle safe point (red post at south berm) if a shooter is shooting from a position at or near the Ramada, this muzzle safe point must be observed. Violation of this rule may lead to suspension of use of these ranges.
RANGE 9 (THE PIT)
Range 9 is a handgun, rifle and shotgun range for members and groups.
Range 9 is used by, and hosts such approved user groups as Law Enforcement , and national shooting sports organizations including youth groups.
Range 10 is used for pistol, rimfire rifles and pistol caliber carbines. No rifle caliber pistols such as AK or AR pistols. No steel targets except for specific matches.
Members and guests may use this range for practice or chronograph. Paper targets must be against the berm.
Range 11 is used by members, guests and certain user groups.
Pistol, rimfire rifles and pistol caliber carbines (PCC) are allowed on this range. No AK or AR pistols. No steel targets. Paper targets must be placed at the berm.
Range 12 is used by members and guests and for certain matches and match practice.
Pistol, rimfire rifles and pistol caliber carbines (PCC) are allowed on this range. No rifle caliber AK or AR pistols. No steel targets except for specific matches and match practice.