Shooting Range Rules

Shooting Range Rules

GLOBAL FIREARM TRAINERS reserve the right to REFUSE range access to anyone.

Should anyone be found breaking the rules or damaging property or equipment and shooting in non-specified areas or directions other than directed or behaving unsafely or irresponsibly in any means on the range, may result in a loss of shooting privileges and or your removal from the range.
You will be held liable for cost occurred by non-compliance.

  1. When arriving at the shooting range, the SHOOTING RANGE REGISTER must be COMPLETED. The indemnity is in the register and it is your responsibility to READ it!
  2. Eye and ear PROTECTION ARE MANDATORY for all persons on the range, this includes shooters and spectators.
  3. You may ONLY REMOVE YOUR FIREARM from its bag on the firing line under supervision of the RO. No handling of firearms is permitted except on the firing line.
  4. All firearms not on the firing line must be in a bag or case and unloaded.
  5. No firearms to be handled until instructed to do so by the range officer. Handling of firearms is ONLY permitted at designated shooting areas and with strict regard to safety.
  6. Once on the firing line, you are not permitted to turn around with a loaded firearm.
  7. Range officer’s commands must be adhered to always. The RO is in control of the range and range rules and instructions by the RO are not negotiable.
  8. No person under the influence of alcohol or a substance with a narcotic effect is allowed on the shooting range.
  9. Persons under 18 must always be accompanied by an adult.
  10. Clothing must be appropriate for shooting (no flipflops or open shoes. Ladies wear closed tops brass burns).
  11. Load and unload weapons and magazines inside of the booth only.
  12. Never load your firearm with people in front of you.
  13. Always maintain a safe direction.
  14. No one other than Range personnel may go forward of the firing line.
  15. Shooting is only to commence on range officer’s command.
  16. Should you have a malfunction or stoppage which cannot be rectified by yourself, keep your muzzle pointing in a safe direction, raise your hand and wait for the range officer’s assistance.
  17. Never bring a loaded firearm out of the range. If your firearm malfunctions, lay it in the booth facing down range and notify the Range personnel.
  18. Food, beverages, and smoking are prohibited on the range. (Smoking is prohibited throughout the building).
  19. Shooting in the direction of the backstop is the ONLY permitted direction of fire.
  20. Shooting in any direction other than the designated direction of the backstop on the range is NOT ALLOWED.
  21. You may ONLY shoot at approved targets.
  22. Shooting on range signs and equipment is expressly NOT allowed.
  23. Cross firing of targets is prohibited.
  24. Firearm types and calibres are to be used ONLY on the appropriate range for the specific firearm and calibre.
  25. Range personnel reserve the right to inspect any firearms or ammunition for safety considerations.
  26. Expecting mothers are not permitted on the range at any time.
  27. Each shooter is responsible for any damage he/she causes.
  28. It is you DUTY TO ACT RESPONSIBLY and safely on the range. Should you notice anyone breaking the rules, it is YOUR DUTY to act against such a person and report this to the RO as a matter of urgency.