Range Rules

PLEASE READ EACH OF THE FOLLOWING RULES. ANY VIOLATION WILL CAUSE IMMEDIATE REMOVAL FROM THE PREMISES

All Federal, State and Local firearm laws must be obeyed.

Everyone must follow the Five Basic Rules of Firearm Safety at all times:

            1. All gun muzzles must ALWAYS be pointed down range

            2. Treat all guns as if they are loaded

            3. Never point a gun at anything you are not willing to shoot or destroy

            4. Keep your finger straight and off of the trigger until your sights are on the target and you are ready to shoot

            5. Be sure of your target, what is inline with it and what is beyond it

-EYE AND EAR PROTECTION MUST BE WORN BEFORE ENTERING THE FIRST DOOR TO THE RANGE

-ALL FIREARMS MUST BE UNCASED AT THE FIRING LINE & RECASED BEFORE YOU LEAVE THE FIRING LINE

-GUNS OR MAGAZINES ARE ONLY TO BE LOADED & UNLOADED AT THE FIRING LINE 

-ALL PINE RIDGE EMPLOYEES HAVE UNQUESTIONABLE AUTHORITY REGARDING THE OPERATIONS AND RULES OF THE  SHOOTING RANGE AND FACILITY

​-WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DENY SERVICE TO ANYONE, AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON

-The Range Safety Officer on duty is in charge of the range and all participants at all times. The Range Safety Officer  may immediately ban anyone from the range handling a firearm in an unsafe or careless manner.

-No preloaded magazines are allowed in the building. All magazines are to be loaded and unloaded on the firing line only

-Cross lane firing is strictly prohibited, Shoot only at your own target.

​-Only one loaded firearm at a time is allowed on the firing line. Any other guns on the firing line must be unloaded, on the bench, with the  chamber open and a range flag inserted in it.

-Notify the Range Safety Officer of any unsafe practices on the range.

-Ear and eye protection must be worn upon entry to and at all times in the range. Do not open the door to or from the range if the red safety light is on.

-No smoking, chewing tobacco, or snuff allowed in the range or the building, 

-Drug and alcohol use is strictly prohibited. Anyone with alcohol on their breath or appears to be impaired in anyway (including impairment  from prescription or over the counter drugs) will not be permitted in the range.

-Eating and drinking in the range is prohibited.

-Only one person may fire from the firing lane at a time, with a maximum of two people per lane.

-Controlled rapid fire is allowed. ​DEFINITION: 2-3 CONSECUTIVE SHOTS

-In the event that a "Cease Fire" is called you are to stop shooting IMMEDIATELY, place the firearm on the bench and back away from the  firing line.

-In the event of an emergency or power outage, treat the situation as a cease fire.

-NEVER CROSS THE FIRING LINE FOR ANY REASON!

-If a loaded firearm is brought into the building, or range; the shooter will not be able to shoot that day (with the exception of  concealed  weapon permit holders).

-Firearms and ammunition are subject to inspection prior to shooting.

-NO STEEL PROJECTILES, ARMOR PIERCING, TRACER, OR INCENDIARY ROUNDS ALLOWED (IF A MAGNET STICKS TO THE  HEAD OF THE AMMUNITION, IT CAN'T BE USED). SHOTGUNS ARE PERMITTED, SLUGS ONLY. CALIBERS OVER A 30-06 AND  MUZZLE LOADERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE SHOT IN THE RANGE.

-Only ammunition with a MAXIMUM muzzle velocity of 3,600 ft/second is allowed on the range.

-If a malfunction occurs keep the gun pointed down range for at least 30 seconds. Open the chamber and insert a range flag into the  chamber.

-AT NO TIME MAY A MALFUNCTIONED FIREARM WITH A ROUND IN THE CHAMBER LEAVE THE RANGE. BRING IT TO THE  ATTENTION OF THE RANGE SAFETY OFFICER ON DUTY AND THEY WILL TAKE THE APPROPRIATE ACTION.

-You may keep any of your brass that YOU shoot that day; NEVER cross the firing line to retrieve any brass or anything else.

-Clean your lane after you shoot, this includes removing your targets, removing your brass from the tables, and pushing your brass forward of the firing line with the brooms provided in the range.

-The target should be positioned so that the center of your target is at shoulder height.

-Targets must be placed at a minimum of 13 feet for pistols, and 46 feet for rifles and shotguns.

-A maximum of two people per lane only. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED!

-Do not exchange firearms with another booth! Switch shooters, not the firearms!

-Any personal items or equipment in or on a shooting lane left unattended are at the owner's own risk. Pine Ridge is not responsible for any  lost or stolen items.

-Always wash your hands and face immediately after shooting. Lead wipes and wash are available.

-Range fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

-Any person seen firing at lights, baffles, target carriers or any other range property or equipment will be asked to leave the range and will  be reported to the appropriate authorities. Damage to any part of the range due to the neglect of a patron or guest could result in the  customer paying for the damage and/or suspension or termination of membership. A minimum fee of $20 PER HIT will be charged for any  damage to the equipment.

​-There is no cleaning of firearms allowed in the range or building.

-Open toed shoes are prohibited in the range

-Pregnant women are not allowed in the range due to the possible lead exposure.

-Be sure your firearm is safe to operate and that you know how to safely use it. 

-NO DRAWING FROM A HOLSTER AND FIRING, OR DRY FIRING PRACTICE DRAWING FROM A HOLSTER