Range Policies, Rules & Procedures

At 88 Tactical, our top priority is safety. Our range policies, rules, and procedures have been meticulously developed to guarantee a secure and enjoyable shooting experience. Thank you for your understanding and commitment to ensuring the well-being of our community.

Range Policies

  • New shooters will need to fill out a liability waver and watch the safety brief video.
  • You cannot shoot under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • All forms of food, beverage, alcohol, and tobacco are prohibited inside of the range.
  • You cannot draw from a holster until you have completed our Draw from Holster certification course (subject to RSO availability).
  • Leather, fabric, soft, or Serpa type holsters are not allowed.
  • No muzzle loaders, bows, crossbows, paintball, or airsoft guns allowed.
  • Tracer, incendiary, armor piercing, green tip, or steel core are not allowed inside the range.
  • Only 00 buck or slug can be used for shotguns, no bird or target shot allowed inside the range.
  • An RSO will inspect all rifle and shotgun ammunition before entering the range.
  • Up to a .308 is allowed or any round with a velocity under 2800 fps.
  • Children under the age of 10 are not allowed in the range unless provided proof of hunter safety or young firearm safety.
  • Anyone under the age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times inside the range and cannot rent a firearm or buy handgun ammunition.
  • Under the age of 21 are allowed to rent and buy handgun ammunition but cannot leave the building with any ammunition.
  • All Federal, State, and Local laws must be obeyed and will be enforced. Convicted felons are not allowed.

Range Rules

  • Ear and Eye protection will be put on before entering the range and worn at all times inside the range. 
  • Sunglasses or any type of dark shaded eye protection is not allowed.
  • Commands issued by range personnel must be obeyed immediately. 
  • There are two doors when entering the range. Allow the first door to shut before proceeding through the second door.
  • There is no regulation on fire rate as long as it is performed in a controlled matter and is staying on target. 
  • Range personnel reserve the right to inspect any firearm or ammunition, at any time. 
  • Fire only at targets in your lane. 
  • Binary Triggers and Full Auto Rifles (with paperwork and stamp) are allowed to RSO discretion. 
  • Shooters may collect their own brass. 
  • Shooters are responsible for any damage they cause to the range and or equipment, regardless of intent.
  • Do not cross or reach beyond the firing line for any reason. If anything drops beyond the firing line, find an RSO to retrieve it.
  • Firearms will remain in their case until you are on the firing line.
  • The firearm will not come off the firing line uncased for any reason.
  • With multiple lanes or groups, move the shooters from lane to lane not the firearms.
  • 2 people per lane.
  • Cell phones are permitted inside the range, but not on firing line. 
  • Only paper targets are allowed.

Weapon & Safety Rules

  • Treat all firearms as if they are loaded. 
  • Never point at anything you do not intent to shoot. 
  • Keep your finger straight and off of the trigger until you’re ready to fire. 
  • Be aware of your muzzle and always keep the muzzle pointed down range. 
  • Know your target and what lies beyond and in between. 

Cease Fire Procedure

  • When the command “CEASE FIRE” is given, stop shooting IMMEDIATELY
  • Unload the weapon by releasing the magazine and removing the round in the chamber. 
  • Place the firearm on the bench with the muzzle facing down range and the slide/bolt locked to the rear. 
  • Step back with hands up to show the RSO that everything is SAFE and CLEAR.  
  • Wait for further instruction from 88 Tactical personnel.