The Bylaws of the Sherwood Park Fish & Game Association (SPFGA).
The Board of Directors of the SPFGA, in accordance with articles 1.1.2 and 4.1 of the Bylaws.
A member of the SPFGA in good standing, in accordance with sections 1.1.6, 2.1 and 2.4.3 of the Bylaws.
A member who, in accordance with sections 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 is authorized for the responsible use of SPFGA facilities, EXCEPT firearms ranges.
A member who, in accordance with sections 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 is authorized for the responsible use of SPFGA facilities, INCLUDING firearms ranges.
Qualified Range Officer
A person, member or otherwise, with valid and current certification(s) from any organization with a recognizable Range Officer Program. Some examples of this are:
- SASS (Single Action Shooter Society)
- NROI/IPSC (National Range Officers Institute / International Practical Shooting Confederation)
- AHEIA (Alberta Hunter Education society)
- AFSS (Alberta Federation of Shooting sports)
A device worn on a belt or attached to the body designed for the carrying of a pistol, and that is equipped with a fastening device that can securely retain the pistol.
The storage, withdrawal, or return of a pistol to a holster. The simple act of wearing a holster does not in and of itself constitute use.
Authorization to Carry (ATC)
As defined in the Statutory Orders and Regulations (SOR) 98-207, Authorizations to Carry Restricted Firearms and Certain Handguns Regulations, located at:
A Range member of the SPFGA, employed by the Board to ensure the compliance by members with these rules.
Acting Enforcement Officer
The first Range member present on any range who, in the absence of an SPFGA-appointed Enforcement Officer, assumes the responsibility of Enforcement Officer. This member shall continue with this responsibility until delegated to another member or an SPFGA-appointed Enforcement Officer arrives. Upon departure, this responsibility to the next longest-attending member.
SPFGA Facility Rules
General Facility Rules
General Range Rules
Rifle & Handgun Ranges
These are the general rules for the Big Bore, Rimfire, Overflow, Handgun and 50 m ranges. Refer to each specific section for additional discussion.
Big Bore and Overflow Ranges
The CFO has approved the use of this range for the following:
- Centerfire rifles
- Rimfire rifles
- Shotguns with slugs or buckshot (birdshot is only permitted on the shotgun range)
- Muzzle-loading long guns
The CFO has approved the Big Bore and Overflow ranges for rifle template groups up to but not including the .50 BMG template.
Members using muzzle brakes are requested to use the plexiglass shields provided.
Members using semi-automatics are requested to use the mesh casing deflectors.