The User has read and fully understands RifleGear’s range rules and agrees to abide by said rules at the risk of suspension or expulsion from the facility, criminal prosecution, etc.
RifleGear employs Range Masters/Officers who are responsible to oversee and control the proper access to and use of the Range and as well as enforcing the Range Rules. The commands and instructions of the Range Masters/Officers shall be immediately obeyed without question by all persons.
All accidents and injuries shall be immediately reported to the Range Master/Officer.
Any tampering or destruction of RifleGear property by a participant, or a family member or guest thereof, constitutes grounds for removal, cancellation of membership, prosecution, damages, or other remedies available at law or in equity.
At RifleGear’s sole discretion, RifleGear reserves the right to restrict or deny access and/or use by any person to the Range or any part thereof at any time for any reason. Decisions made by any RifleGear staff regarding restriction or expulsion from the Range are final and binding, and RifleGear is not obligated to offer any refund or discount or any other type of compensation as a result thereof.
Participant shall not conduct any classes or private lessons to any person, or host any event, for profit.
The Range shall be used for the sole purpose of personal firearms training and practice and for no other purpose without the express prior written consent of RifleGear, which consent may be withheld or conditioned in the sole discretion of RifleGear.
If a Participant desires to sponsor a shooting match, competition or other event at the Range, Participant shall deliver to RifleGear, at least thirty (30) days prior to the desired date of the event, an email request setting forth the type of activity, the number of participants, and the weapons and ammunition desired to be used. Based on the written request, RifleGear, at its sole discretion, shall approve or disapprove the request. RifleGear reserves the right to impose conditions relating to the requested event which Participant must always satisfy. RifleGear further reserves the right of any person to refuse the access to and use of the Range.
By agreeing to this document and providing your email, you are agreeing to be opted-in to our email list and receive emails from RifleGear.
All activities on the Range may be photographed and/or recorded at any and all times. Participant grants RifleGear the irrevocable right and authorization to use photographs and/or recordings of Participant and Participant's family members and guests on the internet and in publications, promotional flyers, educational materials, derivative works, or other media, or for any other purpose without compensation and/or liability to any such person. Participant waives the right to approve the final product thereof. Participant agrees that all such photographs and recordings, and any reproductions thereof, and all plates, negatives, tape and/or digital files thereof are and shall remain the exclusive property of RifleGear at all times.
Participant hereby releases, acquits and forever discharges RifleGear and its successors, assigns, owners, members, managers, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys, independent contractors, subsidiaries, and affiliates and each, every and all persons acting by, through, under or in concert with any of them (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, demands, rights, promises, losses, injury, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities arising out of or in connection with the use or distribution of said photographs and/or recordings, including but not limited to any claims for invasion of privacy, appropriation of likeness or defamation.
Participant shall ensure that all Participant's family members and guests who access and use the Range are knowledgeable regarding such photographs and recordings.
This Agreement does not constitute a license for the exclusive use of any portion of the Range by Participant , or any of Participant's family members or guests. Participant acknowledges that RifleGear and others access and use the Range.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Participant shall indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, injury, death, costs, and expenses, including but not limited to amounts paid in satisfaction of judgments, compromises, and settlements, fines, penalties, reasonable attorney’s fees and costs, and expenses of investigating or defending against any claim or alleged claim of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, liquidated or unliquidated, that are incurred by RifleGear and arise out of any act, omission or violation by Participant or any of Participant's family members or guests who access and/or use the Range, or anyone claiming to be acting under Participant's direction or control or on Participant's behalf, during, in connection with, or incident to or arising out of the performance of this Agreement or any of the activities in connection therewith. The provisions of this section shall survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement.
It is the intent of the Parties that Participant will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, as set forth in the Paragraph immediately above, regardless of the existence or degree of fault or negligence, whether active or passive, sole or concurrent, on the part of RifleGear or anyone acting under RifleGear’s direction or control or on RifleGear’s behalf. This indemnity and hold harmless provision, insofar as it may be adjudged to be against public policy, shall be unenforceable and void only to the minimum extent necessary so that the remaining terms of this indemnity and hold harmless provision may be within public policy and enforceable.
Participant hereby, on behalf of Participant and Participant's family members, guests, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, as well as legal and personal representatives, generally and unconditionally and irrevocably release and discharge the Released Parties and agree not to sue, or otherwise initiate legal, equitable or similar action or to otherwise file a complaint or other action for controversy resolution or otherwise seek losses, costs or expenses of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, fixed or contingent, including without limitation, wrongful death, and any and all personal injuries, known or unknown, and death and/or personal injuries to third parties, and injuries to property, real or personal, known or unknown, against any of the Released Parties, caused by any reason whatsoever related to Participant's actions or inactions at or about the Range. This general release shall pertain to any claims which were known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated at the time of the execution of this Agreement, including any information of any nature which, if known by Participant on the date of said execution, may have materially affected Participant's decision to execute this Agreement and specifically this general release. Participant acknowledges and agrees that by reason of this general release, Participant is assuming all risk of bodily injury, death or property damage and all other unknown and unanticipated claims, and agree that this general release of all Released Parties contained herein applies thereto. In connection therewith, Participant hereby expressly waives whatever rights Participant may have under applicable law regarding a general release not extending to claims that the party releasing does not know or suspect to exist in his/her favor at the time of executing such release, which if known by him/her must have materially affected his/her settlement with the released party.
The exercise of any rights by RifleGear pursuant to this Agreement shall be exercised at RifleGear’s sole and absolute discretion.
This Agreement is intended to be performed in accordance with, and only to the extent permitted by all applicable laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations. If for any reason any provision of this Agreement shall be deemed by a court of competent jurisdiction to be legally invalid or unenforceable in any respect, the validity and enforceability of the remainder of the Agreement shall not be affected and such provision shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make such provision consistent with applicable law and, in its modified form, such provision shall then be enforceable and enforced.
Any delay or failure of RifleGear to require performance, or failure to insist upon strict compliance with any of the terms, covenants, conditions or provisions of this Agreement shall not constitute or be deemed a waiver of such term, covenant, condition or provision, nor shall any waiver or relinquishment of any right or power hereunder at any one time or more times be deemed a waiver or relinquishment of such right or power at any other time or times. Any waiver granted must be in writing to be effective and shall apply solely to the specific instance expressly stated.
This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the Parties and their respective legal representatives, successors and permissible assigns.
Except as may be expressly contemplated in this Agreement, the Parties do not intend to confer, and this Agreement shall not be construed or deemed to confer, any rights or benefits to any person or entity other than the Parties to this Agreement.
Participant shall strictly comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, codes, regulations, and guidelines. In the event of any changes in any such applicable laws, ordinances, codes, regulations or guidelines, the parties shall use all reasonable efforts, to the extent required, to revise this Agreement to conform and comply with such changes. Member shall be liable and solely responsible for paying for all damages, fines, costs, and expenses caused by the violation of any applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances, codes, regulations and guidelines.
The validity, performance, construction, and interpretation of this Agreement and all disputes hereunder shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas with respect to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within the State of Texas, excluding any laws that direct the application of another jurisdiction’s laws. The County of Denton shall be the exclusive venue for all disputes between the parties arising under this Agreement and in any action in which suit thereon is filed.
If any legal action at law or in equity, or any arbitration proceeding, is brought for the interpretation or enforcement of this Agreement or any part hereof, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs incurred in that action or arbitration proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled.
Neither Party shall be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance under this Agreement or other interruption of service deemed to result, directly or indirectly, from acts of God, civil or military authority, acts of public enemy, war, accidents, fires, explosions, earthquakes, floods, failure of transportation, strikes or other work interruptions by either Party’s employees, or any other similar cause beyond the reasonable control of either Party unless such delay or failure in performance is expressly addressed elsewhere in this Agreement.
This Agreement supersedes any and all prior understandings of whatsoever kind or nature, whether written or oral, existing between or among the Parties regarding the subject matter hereof. No oral statements, representations, or prior written materials shall be of any force or effect, except as they may be specifically set forth herein. All prior or concurrent negotiations, agreements, and understandings, whether oral or written, regarding the subject matter of this Agreement are hereby revoked, canceled and rescinded, and are all merged herein and suspended hereby.
Each signatory represents that he/she is fully authorized and of sound mind and physical condition to enter into and comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement and to legally bind the party on whose behalf the signature is proffered. Each Party has caused this Agreement to be executed by its respective duly authorized representative.
By coming to RifleGear to use the Facility and equipment, the User acknowledges and agrees to the following.
User is at least 18 years of age or, if a minor, that User is accompanied by the User’s Parent and or Guardian who is at least 21 years of age and that the following statements are true and correct.
User is physically capable of safely using and handling firearms and the equipment at RifleGear.
User is not an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana, any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or any controlled substance.
User is not under indictment for any felony, convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor for domestic violence.
The User agrees and understands all rules, instructions, or commands given by any RSO or RifleGear staff must be adhered to at all times. If the User fails to comply with rules and or commands given, the User can and will be expelled from the premises without refund.
User is aware of the potential risk of using ammunition containing lead. Lead can cause serious illness and injury. User must wash hands after handling ammunition or discharging a firearm.
User is aware of the dangers of firearms and ammunition. User understands that this can include serious injury, permanent disability, and/or death caused by user’s negligence or negligence by others.
The User, heirs, representative, admins, executors, next of kin, forever waives and releases the released parties of any claim, demand, charge, suit, judgement and penalties, including any and all expenses and costs associated.
User is responsible for all damages to equipment and facility caused by negligence or mishandling of firearms or equipment. Damages will be assessed and must be paid for before leaving the facility.
Children must be minimum of 8 years old to enter the range.
All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent and/or guardian of at least 21 years of age at all times.
Customers must be 18 years old to rent rifles/shotguns and 21 years old to rent handguns or NFA items.
Customers must be 18 years old to purchase rifle/shotgun ammunition and 21 to purchase handgun ammunition.
BASIC SAFETY RULES:
Always treat firearms as if they are loaded.
Always keep muzzle pointed down range.
Always keep finger off trigger and outside of the trigger guard until you are ready to shoot.
Always be aware of your target and what is beyond it.
ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES:
Be sure the firearm is safe to use.
Know how to use the firearm safely.
Be familiar with the parts of the firearm, how it works and how to safely load and unload it.
Use the correct ammunition for the firearm you are using.
Always wear ear and eye protection when shooting. Wearing ear plugs under earmuffs is recommended, but not required.
Any time the firearm is set down on the bench, the action must be locked open.
Know the basic range commands.
If your firearm has a mechanical or ammunition problem, place the firearm on the bench in your stall with the muzzle pointed downrange and immediately signal the RSO for assistance. Do not bring any uncased firearms out of the shooting stall.
Range Safety Officer (RSO) commands must always be obeyed. Upon the command “CEASE FIRE,” stop shooting immediately, put your firearm down on the table facing downrange and step behind the firing line, out of the shooting stall. Wait for further instructions from the RSO. You may not enter the stall or pick up firearms until an “ALL CLEAR” signal is given.
Immediately report all unsafe activity to the nearest RSO or staff member.
All firearms must be in a case and unloaded when entering and leaving facility. All bags and cases are subject to inspection. Holstered firearms shall remain in holsterand are not required to disarm or unload them.
Firearms can only be uncased and handled on the tabletop in the stall. Do not bring uncased firearms outside of the shooting stall. Never move uncased firearms between lanes - move shooters between lanes.
Do not bring any loaded or malfunctioning guns out of your shooting stall. If you need assistance with your firearm, leave it in the booth facing downrange and immediately contact range personnel for assistance.
All firearms that are not in use must have the action open and be placed on the shooting table. A chamber flag can be used.
All ammunition is subject to inspection from staff. No steel core, steel jacketed, tracer, incendiary rounds, bimetal jacketed, or armor piercing ammunition is allowed. Ammunition will be checked upon entrance to the range and is subject to inspection at any time while on the range.
Ear and eye protection will be worn at all times by all shooters, including shooters with hearing disabilities and shooters with suppressors.
Only aimed fire is allowed - no shooting from the hip. All firearms must have sights or an optic.
No more than 4 shooters are allowed on 1 lane at a time. Only 1 person can be shooting at any given time – all other guests must be behind the shooter.
Shoot only at the target in your lane.
Shooters are only allowed to handle one firearm at a time. No dual wielding.
Shooters should only fire at their target as rapidly as their ability permits. All shots fired must impact the backstop. Firing speed is at the RSOs discretion and all shooters will be held liable for damages to the range due to negligence - damages will be assessed by range staff and added to the customer’s tab prior to checkout.
Drawing from the holster on the range is permitted, but only after prior qualification by a RifleGear Firearms Instructor. Ask a member of the range staff for details.
No cleaning or gunsmithing of firearms on the range.
Shotguns are allowed on the 25-yard lanes only and are limited to slugs only. Birdshot and buckshot are not allowed.
No black powder firearms.
You must notify the RSO that you will be collecting your own brass. Brass that goes beyond the firing line may not be collected.
All rental firearms must be used with ammunition purchased from the facility on the same day.
Taking photos or videos in the shooting stall is allowed, but only by guests who are not shooting at the time. All safety rules must be strictly followed.
Alcohol or drug use before or while shooting is strictly prohibited. Any person suspected of impairment in any way will be escorted off the property.
No food, drink, gum or tobacco of any kind is permitted inside the range.
Women who are pregnant will not be permitted to shoot on the range.
The dress code must be followed by all patrons. No low-cut shirts, open-toed shoes, sagging pants, undergarments worn as outergarments, clothes displaying drugs, obscenities, lewd or illegal behavior, sexual overtones, or any clothing affiliated/suspected to be affiliated with gang activity. Dress code enforcement is at the discretion of range staff.
Range rules are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of RifleGear. Any changes or amendments will be posted.
Approved Firing: Deliberate, controlled and aimed fire, which results in every shot hitting the trap. Aimed shots in rapid succession are allowed.
Firing Line: the area where the shooting stalls are located is designated as the live fire area.
Live Fire Activity: Any activity that involves the firing of a gun. Individuals involved in a live fire activity include the shooter(s), students, Range Safety Officers (RSOs), and instructors.
Range Safety Officer: An employee that is trained and charged with enforcing all rules outlined in this SOP and assisting in correcting basic firearms or ammunition issues.
Uncontrolled Firing: Firing from the hip, firing a rifle/carbine or shotgun without the butt of the stock against the shooter’s shoulder. Any other type of firing in which the firearm is not aimed by having the shooter’s eye aligned with the firearm sights and the sights are aligned with an approved target. All firearms must have sights or another aiming device.
“CEASE FIRE”/”LINE IS COLD”: command used to immediately stop shooters from firing or manipulating the firearm further in any manner. Everyone at the firing line watches the RSO and awaits the next command, while keeping the muzzle pointed downrange and finger off the trigger.
“CLEAR YOUR GUN”: remove the magazine and lock the slide back (if applicable). The chamber MUST be empty. Place gun on the bench with ejection port up. Don’t pick up the ejected round until the Resume command is given.
“ALL CLEAR”/ “LINE IS HOT”: the command given after a cease fire when the range is once again ready for use.
By signing below, I hereby certify that I...
...am not under indictment or information in any court for a felony or any other crime for which the judge could imprison me for more than one year.
...have never been convicted in any court of a felony, or any other crime for which the judge could have imprisoned me for more than one year, even if I received a shorter sentence (including probation).
...am not a fugitive from justice.
...am not an unlawful user of or addicted to marijuana or any depressant, stimulant, narcotic drug, or other controlled substance. I also understand that the use or possession of marijuana remains unlawful under Federal law regardless of whether it has been legalized or decriminalized for medicinal or recreational purposes in the state where I reside.
...have never been adjudicated as a mental defective or been committed to a mental institution.
...have never been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions.
...am not subject to a court order restraining me from harassing, stalking, or threatening my child or an intimate partner or child of such partner.
...have never been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
...have never renounced my United States citizenship.
...am not an alien illegally or unlawfully in the United States.
The following are acceptable forms of identification for using RifleGear's range:
A state/Government issued ID with photo bearing the name, residential address, date of birth, and be within a period of validity, including but not limited to:
Driver License (any US state)
License to Carry/Concealed Handgun License (any US state)
State Issued ID Card (any US state)
Passports are ONLY acceptable for non-US residents that fall within the exceptions outlined:
An alien admitted to the U.S. under a nonimmigrant visa is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition unless he or she falls within one of the following exemptions:
1. is in possession of a hunting license or permit lawfully issued by the Federal Government, a State, or local government, or an Indian tribe federally recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which is valid and unexpired. The hunting license does not have to be from the State in which the business premises is located;
2. was admitted to the United States for lawful hunting or sporting purposes;
3. is an official representative of a foreign government who is accredited to the United States Government or the Government’s mission to an international organization having its headquarters in the United States;
4. is an official representative of a foreign government, who is enroute to or from another country to which that alien is accredited;
5. is an official of a foreign government, or a distinguished foreign visitor who has been so designated by the Department of State;
6. is a foreign law enforcement officer of a friendly foreign government entering the United States on official law enforcement business; or
7. has received a waiver from the Attorney General of the United States.
Permanent resident aliens and aliens lawfully admitted to the U.S. without a visa (e.g. Visa Waiver Program) do not fall within the prohibition, and therefore do not need to meet one of the above exemptions to rent and shoot a firearm.
Under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, travelers in the following categories must obtain a visa prior to traveling to the United States as they are no longer eligible to travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP):
Nationals of VWP countries who have traveled to or been present in Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen on or after March 1, 2011 (with limited exceptions for travel for diplomatic or military purposes in the service of a VWP country).
Nationals of VWP countries who are also nationals of Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria.
Under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, travelers in the following categories must obtain a visa prior to traveling to the United States as they are no longer eligible to travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP): • Nationals of VWP countries who have traveled to or been present in Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen on or after March 1, 2011 (with limited exceptions for travel for diplomatic or military purposes in the service of a VWP country). • Nationals of VWP countries who are also nationals of Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, or Syria. Currently, the following countries are part of the Visa Waiver Program: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom