Clairton Sportsmen's Club, 412 Coal Valley Road, Clairton, PA 15025

Clairton Sportsmen's Club



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ABSOLUTELY NO HIGH POWER WEAPONS
OR JACKETED BULLETS
ARE PERMITTED ON THIS RANGE.

Muzzleloader Range -Trail Walk Rules

Smoothbore Rules:

  • Single barreled primitive styled smoothbore (no rear sight) flintlock or caplock ONLY.

  • Muzzleloaders firing round ball only.

  • Pre-measured powder is fine to use. You could even use the ball in the paper as well.

  • No speed loaders. Ball blocks and paper cartridges are acceptable. Historically-correct paper cartridges are not considered speed loaders. These are fine.

  • No loading directly from horn or flask. Measurer must be used.

  • All participants will walk a marked trail, unloaded and unprimed for safety with slings used only for carrying your weapon.

  • All shooting will be from a standing position, unaided by shooting sticks (unless noted at target area), slings or other external aids. No speed loaders will be allowed, all loading will be from the bag.

  • The testing of priming powder and / or snapping of caps will be done on target #1 only. Weapon MUST be pointed at target area.

  • NO SMOKING ON THE FIRING LINE - NO SMOKING WITHIN 15 FEET OF SHOOTERS ON THE LINE.

 

Rifled Flintlock or Caplock Rules:

  • Single barreled primitive styled rifled bore reproduction firearms ONLY.

  • No optical sights.

  • Muzzleloaders firing round ball only.

  • Pre-measured powder is fine to use. You could even use the ball in the paper as well.

  • No speed loaders. Ball blocks and paper cartridges are acceptable. Historically-correct paper cartridges are not considered speed loaders. These are fine.

  • No loading directly from horn or flask. Measurer must be used.

  • All participants will walk a marked trail, unloaded and unprimed for safety with slings used only for carrying your weapon.

  • All shooting will be from a standing position, unaided by shooting sticks (unless noted at target area), slings or other external aids. No speed loaders will be allowed, all loading will be from the bag.

  • The testing of priming powder and / or snapping of caps will be done on target #1 only. Weapon MUST be pointed at target area.

  • NO SMOKING ON THE FIRING LINE - NO SMOKING WITHIN 15 FEET OF SHOOTERS ON THE LINE.

 

Inline Rules - Not eligible for any competition shooting:

  • Inline rifles permitted as a practice walk thru only. Not eligible for any competition shooting.

  • Single barreled Inline rifles ONLY.

  • Open sights ONLY. NO scopes are allowed.

  • Round ball only.

  • No Speed loaders.

  • No loading directly from horn or flask. Measurer must be used.

  • All participants will walk a marked trail, unloaded and unprimed for safety with slings used only for carrying your weapon.

  • All shooting will be from a standing position, unaided by shooting sticks (unless noted at target area), slings or other external aids. No speed loaders will be allowed, all loading will be from the bag.

  • The snapping of caps will be done on target #1 only. Weapon MUST be pointed at target area.

  • NO SMOKING ON THE FIRING LINE - NO SMOKING WITHIN 15 FEET OF SHOOTERS ON THE LINE.


Cowboy Action - .22 Rimfire Rules:

  • Cowboy Action Rifles (straight wall pistol calibers), Revolvers and .22 Rimfire (standard velocity) are acceptable for these targets.

  • Special consideration may be given for other firearms loaded with lead bullets and using reduced loads that meet the velocity requirements.  You will need to gain permission for them prior to using this range.

  • The maximum velocity standard for revolvers is 1000 fps. The maximum velocity standard for rifles is 1400
    fps.
  • Cowboy Action and 22 Rimfire are not eligible for competition during the Muzzleloader Trail Walk. 
  • Special Cowboy Action Shooting Competitions are permitted on this range. 
  • NO SMOKING ON THE FIRING LINE - NO SMOKING WITHIN 15 FEET OF SHOOTERS ON THE LINE.


ABSOLUTELY NO HIGH POWER WEAPONS
OR JACKETED BULLETS
ARE PERMITTED ON THIS RANGE.