RENDEZVOUS CAMPING RULES
- This is a working sheep ranch; therefore, Any dogs brought onto the property MUST be on a leash at all times and MUST be inside your camping unit at night.
- NO LOADED firearms are permitted in camp.
- No illegal substances are permitted on the property.
- No open fires. Above-ground fires of charcoal BBQ or wood in metal containers are OK, weather conditions permitting.
- No alcoholic beverages are permitted on the ranges.
- No smoking is permitted on the shooting ranges.
- Adults are responsible for the conduct of their children.
- Children may not carry sharp dangerous objects (knives, hawks, etc.) without adult supervision.
- LEAVE NO TRACE - Clean up your camp before you leave and PLEASE TAKE YOUR GARBAGE HOME with you.
ALL TRAIL WALKS RULES
- Write your name and shooter number on your scorecard before starting the trail walk.
- Range masters are on duty for gun problems or trail walk help.
- Load from powder measure only! DO NOT LOAD from horn, flask, or can.
- Cap or prime on the firing line only! Do not leave firing line if you have a hang fire or misfire until the problem is resolved.
- Use patched round ball. No greased patches.
- Open iron sights only. No shaders or sight hoods.
- Keep loaded guns pointed down range.
- Shooter must call all multiple point targets before a shot is taken.
- The range master for the event will handle competitor challenges/disputes.
- Other items will be decided by the rendezvous committee and that decision will be final.
- NMLRA Rules, 1987 edition will prevail except where preempted by SVML club rules or SVML Rendezvous rules.
- Eye and ear protection is recommended for all participants, and required for Peewee’s.
RIFLE TRAIL WALK RULES
- All shots are off-hand and behind the shooting stake unless otherwise posted.
- Cap or prime on the firing line only!
- Fire Start tinder will be provided by SVML. Flint must be natural stone.
- Steel must be iron or steel and not half-soled. No other materials are permitted.
- Char cloth must be free from combustion-promoting agents of any kind.
PISTOL TRAIL WALK RULES
- All shots are off-hand.
- Percussion Revolver Shooters will load one chamber only at each shooting station.
PEEWEE RIFLE TRAIL WALK RULES (Trail Walk is at the Pistol Range)
- Pee Wees must use cross-sticks or fence rails.
- Pee Wees must be supervised and accompanied by a responsible adult.
- Pee Wees MUST wear eye and ear protection while on the Trail Walk.