Range Rules


Safety is the number one priority at Sportsmanís Park Trapshooting Range, and the range rules have been developed with this in mind.  In order to ensure the safety of yourself and those around you, everyone is expected to adhere to the range rules.

Range Rules

1. All Illinois residents using the range must be in possession of a valid Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card.  There are exceptions to this rule, please check with a Sportsmanís Park Range Officer.

2. Only Steel shotshell ammunition is allowed.  Lead ammunition of any kind is not allowed 

3. Eye and Ear protection is mandatory for anyone on the trap field (inside the fence).

4. All guns must be unloaded and the actions open except when it is your turn to shoot.

5. Keep the gun pointed in a safe direction at all times.

6. Only one shell is allowed in the chamber or magazine at a time.  The only exception to this rule is when shooting doubles.