NMLRA National Range Officer Certification Classes will be held first Sunday, of the June and September shoots at 8:00 A.M. and at 6:00 P.M. in the Education Building in Friendship, Indiana. Preparation for this intensive class includes prior study of the NMLRA Range Rules and Regulations. The course will include a multiple choice examination of 55 questions; any person getting 50 or more correct will receive a “50” patch. A score of 80% must be attained before you can proceed to the second phase of the examination—that of working as a range officer for one day on the Walter M. Cline National Range under the supervision of the Chief Range Officer. Notification of your acceptance or rejection of status as a certified NMLRA National Range Officer will be given to you before the end of the shoot.
NMLRA Range Officer Certification Program
Purpose of the Program:
To provide training and information for range officers that will be conducting shooting events of competition involving muzzleloading guns.
This is intended to insure that All Certified Range Officers:
Goal of the Program:
To insure that muzzleloading competition events are conducted in a similar manner across the nation regardless of geographic location in as safe a manner as can be achieved.
This is intended to provide a competitor with:
The same competition experience at the local level, as they will find at any other level of sanctioned competition.
A familiarity of range commands, safety procedures, and range operation that is consistent.
Levels and Descriptions of Certifications:
(1) Range Officer Certification Chairman:
A National Certification Instructor appointed by the NMLRA President.
(2) National Certification Instructor:
A Certified National Range Officer appointed by the certification chairman to assist in preparing for and conducting certification classes at the national level.
(3) Field Certification Instructor:
A Certified Field or National Range Officer appointed by the Certification Instructor to conduct field certification classes.
(4) Certified National Range Officer:
A current NMLRA member, who has successfully completed the national certification course, and required range duty.
(5) Certified Field Range Officer:
One who has successfully completed the field certification course and required range duty (one does not need to be a current NMLRA member).
Description of Responsibilities for Each Level of Certification:
(1) Range Officer Certification Chairman.
(2) National Certification Instructor Responsibilities.
(3) Field Certification Instructor Responsibilities.
(4) Certified National Range Officers Requirements.
(5) Certified Field Range Officer Requirements.
(6) Keeping Your NMLRA Certification Current.
All classes of certification are dependent on three things:
(7) Range Officer Certification Chairman:
(8) National Certification Instructor:
(9) Field Certification Instructor:
(10) Certified National Range Officer:
(11) Certified Field Range Officer:
(12) Increase of Certification:
Any certified Field range officer may have their certification advanced to National range officer by working two shifts on a National range.
(13) Reduction of Certifications:
(14) Loss of Certification:
Any level of certification may be revoked for the following reasons:
(15) Reinstating A Previously Held Certification.
A certification that has lapsed may be reinstated if:
(16) Certification Test Procedure.
(17) Qualifications Needed To Take The Certification Class.
(18) Certified Range Officer Information
(19) Chain of Command