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Gun Safety Rules and Gun Range Requirements


At Shoot Point Blank, our goal is to make sure all guests have a safe and comfortable experience while using our indoor gun ranges. To help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience, we've created a list of the 4 Gun Safety Rules along with our Gun Safety Rules and Gun Range Requirements.

4 GUN SAFETY RULES

  1. ALWAYS treat your firearm as if it is loaded
  2. ALWAYS point your firearm down range
  3. ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot
  4. ALWAYS be aware of your target and what is beyond it

ADDITIONAL GUN SAFETY RULES

  1. ALWAYS wear eye and ear protection
  2. NO uncased firearms outside of your shooting lane
  3. DO NOT load your firearm outside of your shooting lane
  4. DO NOT reach beyond the firing line
  5. DO NOT shoot the floor, ceiling, walls, or any range equipment; all rounds must impact the back stop
  6. DO NOT use tracer, steel core, buckshot, or birdshot ammo; see associate for complete list of banned ammo
  7. Rifles must have sights to be used on our range
  8. DO NOT draw from a holster and fire
  9. NO rapid-fire, bump, or slide-fire devices
  10. NO fully-automatic fire
  11. Maximum of 2 shooters per lane
  12. ALWAYS use ammo purchased from Shoot Point Blank in rental firearms
  13. You may pick up your own brass; all other shell casings must be swept past the firing line
  14. NO instructing or qualifying students on Shoot Point Blank’s range, unless you are a certified Shoot Point Blank instructor
  15. NO pregnant women on the range
  16. NO low-cut shirts; wear appropriate attire to shield from hot shell casings
  17. NO open-toed shoes; shooters wearing sandals must purchase a set of shoe covers from the range counter
  18. NO alcohol, illegal drugs, or any other form of impairment while on Shoot Point Blank property
  19. NO food or drink on the range
  20. NO smoking or smokeless tobacco in the store or on the range
  21. We recommend washing your hands after using the range
  22. First time visitors are not allowed to rent a firearm if shooting alone.
  23. NO targets, with real life images of people, can be used on our ranges.

AGE & ID RESTRICTIONS

  1. Must be 18 or older to use the range unaccompanied
  2. Minors (below 18 years old) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and be at least 48” tall
  3. All shooters above 18 must possess a valid state-issued ID or US passport
  4. Must be 21 or older to possess or rent a handgun
  5. Must be 18 or older to possess or rent a long-gun

Illinois Age & ID Restrictions

  1. Must be 18 or older to use the range unaccompanied
  2. Minors (below 18 years old) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and be at least 48” tall
  3. All shooters above 18 must possess a valid state-issued ID or US passport, and a valid Illinois FOID card or CCW license, unless considered a second shooter accompanying a shooter with an Illinois FOID card or CCW license
  4. Must be 21 or older to possess or rent a handgun
  5. Must be 18 or older to possess or rent a long-gun

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