Range Rules

General Rules

  • ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
  • ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
  • ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.

Midwest Shooting Range Rules

  • Range Staff have the right to inspect all firearms, ammunition, and equipment.
  • All handgun calibers are permitted.
  • Rifles calibers up to and including .30 caliber are permitted.
  • Load and unload firearms only on the firing line.
  • All firearms must be cleared, breach open, and properly cased when removed from the firing line.
  • Shooters must put on eye and hearing protection prior to entering the range, and keep it on until they exit.
  • If any malfunction occurs, and you cannot clear the problem, leave the firearm on the shooting bench and ask a Range Officer for help.
  • Handling firearms behind the range line is prohibited.
  • No drawing and/or firing from a holster.
  • No shooting at objects on the floor, walls, or ceiling.
  • Cross lane firing is strictly prohibited.
  • If a cease fire is called, unload your firearm with the cylinder open, or slide locked back, and step behind the range line.
  • No one is allowed forward of the firing line at any time, under any circumstances.
  • Only one loaded firearm at a time.
  • Be sure you are using the correct ammo for your gun.
  • Tracers, explosive, steel case, steel core, or armor piercing ammunition is strictly prohibited.
  • Use only approved targets.
  • Never use alcohol or drugs before or while shooting.
  • Shooters under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • If you intend to do bodily harm to yourself or others, you are not permitted on the range.
  • Be courteous and aware of other shooters around you.
  • Notify Range Officer of any unsafe practices on the range.
  • No black powder firearms allowed.
  • No pregnant women are allowed on the range at any time.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted on the range.
  • Midwest Shooting INC. reserves the right to refuse use of the range or service to any person for any reason.