Please read carefully before signing.
This is a release of liability and a waiver of certain rights.
In consideration for my being permitted to be on the property and or participate in the activities of sport shooting and or training I agree to the following waiver and release.
I agree that the activities involved in the shooting sports and or training have inherent risks, hazards, and dangers for anyone, which cannot be eliminated. I UNDERSTAND THAT THESE RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS INCLUDE WITHOUT LIMITATION:
- The risks of handling firearms and being near others that have firearms in their possession.
- The risk of ear damage from noise.
- The risk of injury from ammunition, target pieces and shot from other guns.
- Ricochets from targets or projectiles.
- Inclement weather conditions and animals or insects found in the wild.
- The risk of damage to property by others or flying debris or projectiles.
For ear and eye protection, we recommend you use proper earplugs or muffs and protective glasses. If you do not, you are doing so at your own choice, and in violation of our rules.
I understand the risks, hazards and dangers as described above and have had the opportunity to discuss them with Okeechobee Shooting Sports, LLC personnel. I understand that these activities require good physical conditioning and a degree of skill and knowledge necessary for me to engage in the activities safely. I understand that I have responsibilities. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary. No one is forcing me to participate, and I elect to participate in spite of the risks.
I AM VOLUNTARILY USING THE SERVICES and facility OF OKEECHOBEE SHOOTING SPORTS, LLC WITH THE FULL KNOWLEDGE OF THE INHERENT RISKS, HAZARDS, AND DANGERS INVOLVED AND HEREBY ASSUME AND ACCEPT ANY AND ALL RISKS OF INJURY, PARALYSIS, OR DEATH.
Lastly, I for myself, my heirs, successors, executors, and subrogates hereby KNOWINGLY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVE, RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS OKEECHOBEE SHOOTING SPORTS, LLC their directors, officers, agents, employees, Land owners, instructors and volunteers from and against any and all claims, actions, causes of action , liabilities, suits , expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) which are related to, arise out of, or are in any way connected with my participation in this activity including, but not limited to, acts, omissions, and/or NEGLIGENCE of any kind or nature by anyone, including but not limited to negligence of Okeechobee Shooting Sports, LLC. and its agents and employees, whether foreseen or unforeseen arising directly or indirectly out of any damage , loss, injury, paralysis , or death results from negligence. Subrogates, further agree not to sue Okeechobee Shooting Sports, LLC, as a result of any injury, paralysis or death suffered in connection with my use and participation in the activities of Sport Shooting.
I am not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
I will not use drugs or alcohol while handling firearms or participating in the shooting sports.
I have not been denied the purchase of a firearm through the lawful means.
I am lawfully permitted to possess and handle a firearm.
I have not been convicted of a felony or domestic violence.
I am not depressed or having suicidal or homicidal thoughts nor have I made plans to carry out an act of suicide or homicide.
I understand that if I have rented a firearm it is not permitted to leave the property or be used in a manner other than what was specified at the time of rental.
I will seek instruction from a Range Safety Officer prior to handling any firearm if I am not familiar with.
If I do not understand a range rule or procedure or feel there is a safety risk to myself or others I will notify a Range Safety Officer immediately.
I understand that I am responsible for any damage to myself, property or persons by my use or misuse of firearms or actions while on site of Okeechobee Shooting Sports, LLC.
If I am signing for a minor I have full legal authority to sign as their guardian and waive their rights. Further more if there is a challenge to my right as legal guardian authority I will pay for any expenses including legal fees involved in any lawsuit or action that may arise.
If I am a minor under the age of 18 years old I will not handle any firearm without explicit instruction and supervision by my legal guardian.
Signed on January 25, 2020