PIERCE COUNTY SHOOTING RANGE RULES
- THE RANGE OFFICER HAS FULL AUTHORITY ON THIS RANGE, AND THEIR INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE FOLLOWED AT ALL TIMES.
- Anyone with alcohol or controlled substances in their blood will not be permitted to use the range.
- Firearms will be pointed downrange at all times including during loading and sight adjustment.
- When you walk downrange to check targets, or move from one range to another, your firearm will be unloaded and either be cased or have the action open.
- All persons using the Pierce County Shooting Range should wear ear and eye protection.
- You will be given a copy of the shooting range rules and regulations.
- Everyone must sign a Pierce County Shooting Range waiver of liability form to enter the shooting range:
- The waiver of liability is only good for the day it is signed, dated and witnessed.
- A parent or legal guardian must accompany everyone under the age of 18, and sign their Waiver of liability form to permit them to enter the shooting range.
- For minor children to shoot without parental supervision, the child must be over age 14 with a Hunter Safety Certificate, or over the age of 16 without a Hunter Safety Certificate.
- If you are registering to shoot, you must sign in and pay a $5.00 shooting fee.
Those under 14 years of age do not pay a fee.
- There is a one hour time limit on shooting bench use when someone is waiting to use that shooting bench. If the shooting bench remains open, the shooter may continue shooting for another hour.
- All firearms must remain cased until the shooter reaches the shooting line or shooting benches.
- Only bona fide paper, tag board, hardboard, or cardboard targets that meet the range supervisors approval, may be used. Targets are available for sale to shooters who need targets.
- All targets must be affixed to the target holders specifically installed for that purpose;
Absolutely no other target placement is permitted in order to prevent ricochets or damage range fixtures.
- All shooting in a particular section will cease, by mutual consent, and all shooters will walk downrange simultaneously; absolutely no one will shoot while there is a person downrange, or walk downrange while a shooter is shooting in their section.
- When you are through shooting, you will remove all targets, fired cartridge cases (except .22 rimfire), cartridge boxes, shooting wads, muzzle loader and cleaning patches and other debris from the shooting positions and deposit them in the trash cans. Non-paper targets, foam, metal and glass containers will be taken with you. Any trash at your shooting position when you take over is your trash.
- When you have finished shooting, you will unload and case your firearm before leaving the shooting range.
- Failure to abide by these rules and regulations may result in having your firearm confiscated, court action, or being banned from further use of this shooting range.
Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our shooting range safe.