Range Rules

  • Minimum age to use the range is 12 - with adult supervision.
  • If you have never shot a gun before, please let us know so we may assist you.
  • If you are pregnant or believe you may be pregnant, you can not shoot on the range.
  • If you have consumed any alcoholic beverages or have been using any other substances within the last 8 hours, you may not shoot on the range.
  • If you are a felon you are not permitted on the range for any reason nor may you be in posession of a firearm or ammunition under federal law.
  • If you intend to do bodily harm to yourself or others, you are not permitted on the range.

Firearms brought into The Firing Line gun range

  • All firearms brought into The Firing Line gun range must be unloaded and securely encased
  • All guns must remain encased in the lobby unless cleared by Firing Line personnel - DO NOT BRING YOUR FIREARM OUT IN THE SHOWROOM!
  • All firearms should be in good working order and may be checked and approved by The Firing Line staff

Ammunition Restrictions

  • No aluminum or steel cased ammunition is permitted on The Firing Line gun range.
  • Any reloaded ammunition may be barred from the range at the discretion of the management.
  • No bare lead projectile ammunition is permitted.
  • Any ammunition that is magnetic or designed to penetrate steel is prohibited.
  • No steel shot, including BBs, is permitted.
  • No tracers, incendiary or explosive ammunition is permitted.
  • Shotguns must shoot shells purchased from The Firing Line - No outside shotgun ammunition is permitted.
  • Shotguns will shoot buck or bird shot only, no slugs.
  • Limited rifle calibers are allowed - call for caliber and ammunition restrictions


  • Any person found to be firing at lights, baffles, carriers or any other range property or equipment will be held financially and criminally responsible.
  • Targets are to be mounted only on target carriers provided.
  • Firing at boxes, cans, bottles, fruit, tannerite or any other object not previously approved is prohibited.
  • Only targets provided by The Firing Line or approved by the range officer are permitted.
  • To avoid ricochets, no head shots are allowed on silhouette targets.
  • Do not shoot at targets other than the one on your lane.

On The Range

  • All persons utilizing the range facility are required to read the range rules and sign in on the sign in sheet before being permitted on the range.
  • A responsible adult must accompany any shooters under the age of 18 the entire time they are on the range.
  • No food, drink, smoking or smokeless tobacco products are permitted on the range.  This includes chewing gum.
  • Maximum of 2 shooters in one booth at any time.
  • Only one firearm may be loaded in a booth at one time.
  • Firearms must remain in the booth they start in - do not pass uncased firearms between booths.
  • Shooters are not permitted forward of the firing line at any time for any reason.
  • Muzzles are to be pointed downrange in a safe direction at all times.
  • Firearms are not permitted to be handed to another person.
  • Approved safety glasses are required for every person on the range and for the entire time they are out there.
  • Insurance requirements dictate that every person on the range have a set of hard-shell ear muffs available to them.  If you do not have your own muffs, we will be happy to rent them to you for the day.
  • For your safety, it is recommended that you do not wear tank tops, shorts, sandals or high heels on the range.
  • Only line-of-sight shooting is permitted.  There is no hip or snap shooting.
  • Standing shooting only - no shooting is allowed from rests, stands, or bipods.
  • All targets are to be stationary while being shot at.  No shooting at targets while moving is allowed.
  • No uncontrolled rapid fire is permitted.
  • When leaving the firing line, firearms being left on the line must be unloaded with the muzzle downrange and the action open.
  • If you experience a malfunction (jamming, failure to feed/fire/eject, etc) or need any further assistance from an employee, lay the firearm down with the muzzle pointing downrange and come seek assitance.  Please do not bring uncased or malfunctioning firearms out into the showroom.
  • Shooters are responsible for cleaning up all spent brass and trash from their own shooting station.  Brass may be piled up and placed in our brass bucket or swept off the carpet forward of the firing line.
  • Shooters are entitled to take THEIR OWN brass for reloading.  You may bring your brass home, donate it to The Firing Line, or we will purchase YOUR ENTIRE PILE for ten cents ($.10).

Rental Guns

  • Rental forms are required when renting firearms - a new form must be filled out every time.
  • Firearm rental reqauires that a photo ID is left with your rental form until all firearms are returned.
  • Rental firerms are to use factory new ammunition purchased from The Firing Line only.
  • When bringing firearms on and off the range, the firearm is to be unloaded, opened, and contained in a plastic carrier bin.


  • Always treat firearms as if they are loaded.
  • Never let your muzzle cover anything you're not willing to see destroyed.
  • Keep your finger off of the trigger until your sights are on target and you are ready to shoot.
  • Always know your target and what lies beyond it - bullets do not stop once they hit the paper.
  • Range fees are good for as long as you wish to stay on the range.  Your range fee is over once you've left the parking lot.
  • All range rules are strictly enforced - failure to abide by these rules may result in ejection from the range.
  • The Firing Line reserves the right to refuse service - including use of our range facility - to anyone at any time.
  • Rules are subject to change and modification at any time.