Club Rules


Below are a few of our club rules.

You should read and understand the FULL rules before applying to become a member.

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Southampton Buccaneers Club Rules

The principal objective of the Southampton Buccaneers FTC is to support, encourage and promote all aspects of the sport of air rifle field target shooting. The Club is affiliated to the British Field Target Association (BFTA) through the Central Southern Field Target Association (CSFTA) and will abide by the rules, regulations and constitution of the BFTA.

The Club’s ground is near Romsey and is leased from the Broadlands Estate.

Membership is offered on the condition of acceptance and abidance with these rules.

No one is permitted to shoot at the Club Grounds on a non Club day.

No one will be permitted to shoot at the grounds on club days unless two Committee members are present and the range has been declared open

All shooters must abide by the safety regulations required under legislation, set out in the BFTA instruction manual and those contained within this web site or as directed by a club official including testing of the power level of an air weapon.

All members shall ensure that they are holders of a valid SBFTC membership card. Proof of membership to The Club may be requested by Broadlands Estate Staff or other tenants in neighbouring areas to the Club Ground.  The club shall arrange for members to obtain a BFTA card at the members own cost at the members option.




Air guns of any calibre which comply with the statutory limitations in force at the time of the Club day may be used.  FAC air guns may not be used at the Club.  Intentionally using a weapon that is known or suspected to be over the statutory limit for non FAC weapons or modification of a weapon with intenet to increase power to exceed the statutory limit may lead to suspension or termination of membership.

Shooting of wildlife is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate suspension of membership.

Club Days
The Ground will be opened at 9:00am and will close at 12.30 am on a Club Day. 
The Main Gate to the road that accesses the club area must be closed and locked at the end of a club day and all speed limits observed.

To meet insurance regulations, all shooters must sign-in before starting to shoot on a Club day.

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