Be prepared before you shoot at a Range. Know the rules and equipment requirements in order to enjoy your experience. Refer to FAQs below.
You may use any gauge or type of shotgun, but, if you are shooting Skeet or Sporting Clays, you will need a shotgun that is capable of firing at least 2 shotgun shells. However, no one is allowed more than two shotgun shells at a time. At Ben Avery Clay Target Center (BA CTC), rental shotguns are available. BA CTC rentals are semiautomatic shotguns only.
You will need a minimum of one box of shotgun shells (25), and these must be the same gauge as your shotgun Only 7 1/2, 8 or 9 shot is allowed at a shotgun Range, and you may not load more than 2 shotshells at any time. At Ben Avery Clay Target Center, if you rent a shotgun, you must purchase your ammo from the CTC. You will need a shell holder of some kind for carrying ammo as you move on a range field. Shell holders are available for purchase from the BA CTC.
Ear protection is MANDATORY. Foam plugs, muffs or custom molded ear protection are all quite suitable.
Eye protection is MANDATORY. Use your sunglasses in the daylight hours and other clear protective wear or prescription eyeglasses for evenings.