Range Safety Rules
Children must be at least 12 years of age to be allowed on the range. Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and supervised at all times.
1.) All first-time visitors to Sheepdog Firearms, LLC are required to view our Safety Video before being permitted to enter the range and shoot.
2.) Always treat firearms as if they are loaded. Always!
3.) Always keep the muzzle of your gun pointed down-range.
4.) Always keep your finger OFF the trigger and outside the trigger guard until you are ready to shoot.
5.) All shooters must be aware of their target and what is behind it.
6.) Range Safety Officer Commands must be obeyed at all times. Upon the command, “CEASE FIRE,” you must stop all shooting immediately, put your firearm down on the booth shelf and back away from the shooting booth. Shooters may not re-enter the booth or pick up their firearm until an “ALL CLEAR” signal is given.
7.) Ear and eye protection are required PRIOR to entering the range and must be worn at all times while on the range.
8.) All firearms must be cased and unloaded while going into and out of the Sheepdog Firearms LLC facility, unless carrying a firearm in compliance with Alabama State Law.
9.) Use only one firearm at a time. When finished, unload and case the firearm before uncasing the next firearm.
10.) Handling or operating any firearms outside the shooting booth is strictly prohibited.
11.) Only shoot at YOUR target. Cross lane shooting is prohibited.
12.) Shooters should fire only at their target as rapidly as their ability permits. Uncontrolled shooting resulting in damage to equipment is strictly prohibited. Violators will have range privileges revoked and will be held liable for damages to the range due to negligence on the part of the violator.
13.) Alcohol or drug use before or while shooting is strictly prohibited. Any person suspected of alcohol or drug use will be escorted off the property.
14.) No food, drink, gum, or tobacco is permitted inside the range. Cellular phone usage and texting on the range is strictly prohibited.
15.) Drawing from the holster is strictly prohibited, unless the shooter has completed the required gun safety course.
16.) Only authorized firearms and ammunition may be used. Steel core, steel jacketed, tracer, and incendiary rounds are strictly prohibited.
17.) Know and understand all of the operating and safety features of the firearms you are using.
18.) Report any unsafe activity or conditions to the Range Safety Officer immediately.
19.) When leaving the range, you must thoroughly wash your hands, forearms, and face at the provided hand washing station.
20.) Deliberate or negligent shooting of target clips will result in a $5.00 charge for each clip shot.
Download these Range Safety Rules (pdf).
*Sheepdogs Firearms LLC is a lost brass range. If you need to pick up your brass, notify the range staff during initial check-in.