H&H Shooting Sports – Gun Range Rules and Regulations

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Firearms Range Rules & Regulations—Rules subject to change without notice. Please check with Range Staff for most current rules—

Basic Safety Rules
Treat all guns as if they were loaded.
Keep your finger off the trigger until the gun is pointed down range and ready to fire.
Be sure of your target and what lies beyond.
Always wear hearing and eye protection.
Range Rules, Regulations, and Waiver of Liability and Claims

—Must be signed and followed by all who enter range—

Guns & Targets Brought Into The Range

All firearms and magazines brought into the range must be completely UNLOADED, unless you are a conceal carry permit holder. All guns and ammunition will be inspected for cleanliness, workability, and saftey prior to entering the range. All targets must meet range requirements.

Handguns: 12″ wide by 12″ long
Rifles: 23″ wide by 23″ long
Shotgun: 23″ wide by 35″ long

Range Officer

The Range Officer is in direct charge of the range at all times.
The Range Officer may request any person handling a firearm in an unsafe or careless manner to leave the range.

Firing Line Procedure

Only one loaded firearm at a time. No other gun handling behind the firing line.
All persons must wear eye and ear protection before entering the range. Please keep to your assigned shooting lane. Do not change lanes without notifying the Range Officer.
ALL MUZZLES MUST BE POINTED DOWN RANGE AT ALL TIMES
No rapid firing is allowed. Two-second intervals between shots for all rifle and shotgun calibers.
Targets MUST be set at a full distance before shooting rifle calibers.
Targets MUST be set at a minimum of 10 yards before shooting shotgun calibers.
Shooters must load and unload their own firearms. Please notify the Range Officer for assistance with all firearm malfunctions and stoppages.
Only line-of-sight (at eye-level) firing is permitted.
Drawing from the holster is not allowed.
Keep your finger off the trigger until on target.

When temporarily leaving the firing line, lay the firearm with the muzzle down range and the action open. H&H assumes no liability for lost or stolen property.

When permanently leaving the firing line, unload all firearm(s) with the action opened and place all cases or bags at the firing point. Concealed Handgun licensees may load and conceal personal firearms at the firing point only.

The command “Cease Firing” means just that: STOP shooting and step back from the lane.

–IN THE CASE OF JAMMED OR MALFUNCTIONING FIREARMS–

Do not remove firearms from the lane, and contact the Range Officer IMMEDIATELY for assistance.

Vandalism

Any person seen firing at lights, baffles, carriers, or any other range property or equipment will have their membership suspended and will be reported to the proper authorities for appropriate action. Firing at boxes, cups, or other objects is prohibited. Only targets authorized by the Range Officer will be permitted. You will be held accountable and may have to pay for any damage you cause.

Firearms Permitted

Centerfire rifles on the Rifle Range ONLY.Rifle ammunition faster than 3400 fps is prohibited. Check with the Range Officer for specific calibers.Most handguns except those chambered for centerfire rifle ammunition above 2000 fps are permitted on the Pistol RangeFully-automatic firearms are allowed at the discretion of the Range Officer and proper paperwork must be presented.(ONLY pistol calibers will be allowed).
Black powder muzzle loading firearms are permitted on the Rifle RangeShotguns are allowed at the discretion of the Range Officer.
(NO PISTOL GRIP SHOTGUNS ALLOWED.)
All air guns and BB guns allowed on the Air Gun Range ONLY.Any firearms not mentioned here must be verified and approved by the Ranger Officer prior to use on the range.Ammunition Permitted
Standard commercial and reloaded ammunition is permitted.Any type of ammunition designed for penetrating metal is not permitted.NO STEEL JACKETED, STEEL SHOT OR STEEL CORE BULLETS PERMITTED.No tracer, incendiary, gas, or explosive ammunition permitted.Firing Line Occupants

All persons using the facilities will be of good character. Appropriate dess is required at all times. Please remember we are a family-oriented facility. We have the right to refuse service to anyone. Anyone who smells, looks, or otherwise appears to be intoxicated or impaired by the influence of alcohol or any other substance will be invited to leave the facility.

All persons utilizing the range are required to receive, understand and sign the rules, regulations, and disclaimer notice.

A responsible adult must accompany persons under the age of twenty-one years of age. This adult shall act as a coach and MUST remain with the minor at all times while the minor is utilizing the range.

NO FOOD, DRINK, CHEWING TOBACCO, SNUFF, OR SMOKING ON THE RANGE.

Only one shooter and coach permitted per point, only one un-cased firearm permitted at the firing lane.
Persons not shooting or coaching are not permitted on the range. We have viewing areas provided for this.
No one is permitted forward of the firing line or beyond the carpetted area. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Any equipment or other personal items left unattended in a shooting point are left so at the owner’s risk.

Brass Retrieval
All Range brass is to be pushed forward off of the carpet.
Do not go down range to retrieve your brass.

Eye Protection
Safety glasses are MANDATORY. Available for loan at no extra charge.

Ear Protection
All persons on the range MUST wear some form of ear protection. Available for loan at no extra charge.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask the range officer about anything you are not sure of. We will be happy to help you in any way we can.
Help us keep this range safe. Please abide by the rules and report anyone you see not obeying the rules to the range officer. After all, it is your safety we are concerned about.

Waiver of Liability and Claims
I, my agents, assigns, executors or administrators for the consideration of being allowed to enter, rent and or use the facilities, and services of H&H Shooting Sports do hereby absolutely and unequivocally agree to release and hold harmless H&H Shooting Sports , its agents, employees, instructors, assigns, owners and successors from any & all claims, demand or liability, arising out of any injury loss or disability connected with the use of, attendance or activities at the facility. I further understand that shooting can be dangerous and will at all times exercise safe gun handling practices.
I have read, understand and fully agree to all of the above.