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Rules and Policies

Southern Tactical Range

Range Rules

Southern Tactical Range - Range Rules

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Southern Tactical Range (STR) shooters must always abide by the NRA gun safety rules:

  1. ALWAYS keep the gun pointed in a safe direction.
  2. ALWAYS keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
  3. ALWAYS keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.

Southern Tactical Range (STR) Rules:

  1. All members, member’s guests and public shooters will check in and out at the STR office. A valid form of a government-issued photo ID.
  2. Children: under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times and at arm’s length during handling of loaded firearms; under the age of 16 are not allowed to shoot machine guns; under the age of 10 are not allowed in the range. Exceptions can be approved by STR management.
  3. Members using STR targeting equipment will be required to leave a credit card on file to charge if damages to STR equipment are found.
  4. All persons entering STR property will be required to sign a STR liability form/waiver before accessing the shooting complex. Waivers are to be completed once every year or again in the event the waiver changes.
  5. Member badges are to be worn at ALL times on the complex. Non-members will wear the appropriate wrist bands at all times. Shooters must check in with the RSO (Range Safety Officer) on each range prior to shooting.
  6. No persons other than STR staff or authorized volunteers shall be on the property during “Non-operational / Closed “times. Hours will be posted at the STR office and the official STR website.
  7. Do Not Enter Restricted Areas unless you have received prior Authorization. Follow ALL RULES regarding locations of posted " No videography / photography or other means of electronic recordings".
  8. Personal Firearms must be UNLOADED and cased, or holstered (with a current and valid Concealed Weapons License), unless at a designated shooting station within the range.
  9. NEVER handle loaded un-cased or un-holstered firearms behind the firing line.
  10. Eye and ear protection are to be worn at all times. Closed-toed shoes maybe required at specific shooting ranges.
  11. Commands issued by range personnel must be obeyed immediately and WITHOUT QUESTION. The Ruling of instructions by the STR RSO are Final. Protocols and rules provide safety to all shooters and are meant to provide a safe and structured shooting environment.
  12. Drug and alcohol use are strictly prohibited before or while shooting. No alcohol is permitted on STR property, STR owners may exclusively make exceptions to this rule for special events when firearms are not in use.
  13. No shooter or guest may use or possess a firearm if they have been legally prohibited from using or possessing a firearm.
  14. No pets are permitted on STR property. Official Service Dogs may be permitted and must be announced at the front desk upon check-in.
  15. If you observe any unsafe behavior or condition by anyone, report it to a Range Safety Officer immediately.

During Cease Fire:

  1. When the command “CEASE FIRE” is given, stop shooting IMMEDIATELY and await further instruction from range personnel. A “CEASE FIRE” can be called at any time, by anyone if they feel that safety has been compromised.
  2. ALL firearms are to be UNLOADED, action open and magazine removed. If the firearm doesn’t have an action open feature the use of a chamber flag is required.
  3. EVERYONE MUST move behind the Yellow Line, when the RSO /RO announces the range is COLD.
  4. NO HANDLING OF FIREARMS DURING CEASE FIRE.
  5. Please notify the RO if you wish to exit the Rifle Range /never leave loaded firearms unattended.
  6. Targets downrange may be tended to, brass retrieved, etc., ONLY during cease fire.
  7. Do NOT re-approach the firing line or pick up your firearm until the “All Clear” signal is given.

During Shooting:

  1. No food, drink, gum or tobacco is permitted at the shooting line.  Smoking is only allowed in designated areas. Wash your hands each time you leave the range and before smoking, eating or drinking.
  2. Children: under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times and at arm’s length during handling of loaded firearms; under the age of 16 are not allowed to shoot machine guns; under the age of 10 are not allowed in the range. Exceptions can be approved by STR management.
  3. Know and understand the operating mechanism and safety features of your firearm. If assistance is needed, notify range personnel.
  4. No shooters may go or reach beyond the firing line ( except in private/training/competition bays). If assistance is needed, notify range personnel.
  5. For any firearm or ammunition problem, (such as a squib or hang fire) keep the gun pointed down range, do not set the gun down, remain in your shooting lane, signal a Range Safety Officer for assistance by raising your non-shooting hand.
  6. At no time may a loaded firearm leave the range (with the exception for valid CCW holders).
  7. Ammunition:
  • Use only the correct ammunition for your firearm.
  • Only jacketed ammunition allowed (exception: rim fire, shotgun slugs or with prior permission from STR staff).
  • All firearms and ammunition are subject to inspection at anytime by STR personnel.
  • STR does not permit STEEL CORE, STEEL SHOT, TRACER, INCENDIARY, FIRE PROJECTILE or ARMOR PIERCING ammunition. Other high power ammo that exceed velocity of 3600 fps or as determined by range staff, may be disallowed at the discretion of STR.
  • No buckshot or birdshot of any kind may be fired in the pistol /rifle range.
  • The use of Muzzle Loaders or Black Powder is only authorized in the designated areas.
  1. Only one loaded firearm is allowed in each booth at a time. All firearms not on the firing line must be unloaded. All firearm manipulations including: firing, loading, casing, malfunction clearing, etc., must be done within the Shooting Lane.
  2. Two people are allowed to be in a shooting lane, only one person may fire from any booth or firing lane at a time.
  3. No holster, quick draw, or rapid fire shooting are allowed in the range without range personnel approval.
  4. Please do not offer assistance, help, advice, or “pointers” unless asked for. Teaching or instructing for a profit/fee by a member, guest, or visitor is not permitted on STR property without express written consent of STR. STR encourages third party instructors, but need a release for liability purposes.
  5. Each shooter will be held financially responsible for any damage caused to STR property or equipment, whether accidental, willful, or otherwise. Damages may result in forfeiture of STR membership.

Range Closure:

  1. STR reserves the right to close ranges for any reason deemed necessary. STR ranges can be closed for maintenance and special events/competitions, STR will make all reasonable effort to minimize range closing and to notify members prior to closing.

General Descriptions:

  1. Public and Member Pistol Bays – Shooting of rimfire and centerfire pistol ammunition only (NO RIFLE Ammunition (.223,7.62 X39, .300, .308 and greater) without approval from RSO, Short Barrel Rifles and shotgun ammunition are NOT allowed without approval from RSO. Shooting from the seated and standing positions only. No shooting from the Holster or platform quickdraw allowed. No Rapid Fire (2 full seconds between shots) without approval from RSO. No Full Auto (only permitted in private bays). The use of black powder pistols requires approval of RSO.
  2. Short Range Rifle (100 & 300 yds.) – Shooting from the seated, standing and prone positions only (prone requires RSO approval. No shooting from the Holster, platform quickdraw allowed. Bipod /tripod allowed (members and 300yd only). No Ammunition over the calipers of .300,.308, 30 -06. The use of black powder rifle is permitted only in the designated areas of the 300 yard members area.
  3. Private Member Bays – These bays allow for the use of STR Steel Rental targets ONLY.  The use of full auto is allowed under the direct supervision of a STR SRO ONLY. Proper documentation must be presented to the RSO prior to use of any firearms/attachments that require ATF stamps/ Governmental approval. At any point where target penetration is not gained under the use of burst or full auto the STR RSO can deny the use of Rapid Fire. The use of short barreled rifles is allowed.  Shooting from the seated and standing positions only. Prone shooting is allowed within designated areas only. Shooting from the Hip/Holster or platform quickdraw can only be done under direct supervision of a STR SRO.
  1. Tactical 600 BayQualification is required***, These bays allow the use of STR Steel Rental targets ONLY.  The use of full auto is allowed under the direct supervision of a STR SRO ONLY. Proper documentation must be presented to the RSO prior to use of any firearms/attachments that require ATF stamps/ Governmental approval. At any point where target penetration is not gained under the use of burst or full auto the STR RSO can deny the use of Rapid Fire. The use of short barreled rifles is allowed.  Shooting from the seated, standing or prone positions are permitted (prone shooting is allowed within designated areas only).  If any shot whether from aiming miscalculations, misfire or careless actions doesn’t penetrate a designated backstop/berm, the discretion of the STR staff and RSO the shooting privileges can be revoked for the day and member must complete a range safety class before admission back upon the property of STR.
  2. Long Range Rifle (1000+ yards) Qualification is required***, This shooting area allows the use of STR Steel Rental targets ONLY The use of Full Auto is NOT allowed.  Shooting from the seated and prone positions ONLY. The use of STR’s ‘’ No Daylight “equipment is required unless specifically expressed in writing from the CRSO. If any shot whether from aiming miscalculations, misfire or careless actions doesn’t penetrate a designated backstop/berm, the discretion of the STR staff and RSO the shooting privileges can be revoked for the day and member must complete a range safety class before admission back upon the property of STR.

Qualifications for Tiered Memberships ***

  1. Membership from 300 yards to 600 yards requires the member to use the NRA 300-yard competition target purchased from STR scoring a 3 shot score of 27+to qualify to shoot upon the 600-yard Tactical Range
  2. Membership from the 600 yards to 1000+ yard requires the members to use the NRA LR-C 1000-yard competition target purchased from STR scoring a 3 shot score of 27+to qualify to shoot upon the 1000 yard + range
  3. Members that have shown the STR SRO three separate qualifying targets can then be permitted to shoot upon the designated STR multilevel shooting platforms

*****PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THESE RANGE RULES ARE A STRICT PROTOCOL THAT PROVIDE EVERY ONE OF OUR MEMBERS/SHOOTERS THE RIGHT TO SHOOT IN A FUN YET SAFE AND STRUCTURED SHOOTING ENVIROMENT****************************************

Refund Policy

Southern Tactical Range, LLC. Refund Policy

Refunds are to be only issued upon denial of Southern Tactical Range's membership application or to change or alter membership levels.

Refunds

If your refund is approved, we will initiate a refund to your credit card (or original method of payment).

You will receive the credit within a certain amount of days, depending on your card issuer's policies.

Contact Us

If you have any questions on how to return your item to us, contact us at info@southerntacticalrange.com

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Southern Tactical Range, LLC. Statement of Privacy

Protecting your private information is our priority.  This Statement of Privacy applies to Southern Tactical Range, www.southerntacticalrange.com,  (hereinafter  “STR”) and governs data collection and usage. The STR website is a news and information site. By using the STR website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information

STR may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number

If you purchase STR’s products and services, we may collect billing and credit card information to complete the purchase transaction.

STR is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites you may choose to link to from the STR website. STR encourages you to review the privacy statements of all outside websites to understand d how those websites collect, use, and share your information.

Use of your Personal Information

STR collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver services you request.

STR may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from STR and its affiliates. STR may also contact you via surveys to obtain your opinion(s) and conduct research about current services or potential new services STR may offer.

STR does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

STR may share data with trusted third party partners to perform statistical analysis, assist in delivery of electronic or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide the aforementioned services and are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

STR will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on STR or its websites; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of STR; or, (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of STR users or members of the public.

Automatically Collected Information

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Security of Your Personal Information

STR secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information (e.g., credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, STR uses the following encryption protocol to protect your information:

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Protocol

Children Under Thirteen

STR does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.  If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

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Changes to this Statement

STR will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. It is your responsibility to keep apprised of changes to STR’s Statement of Privacy and, therefore, STR encourages you to periodically review this statement to stay informed on STR’s privacy policy.

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Southern Tactical Range

4400 Cooper Lane

Holt, Florida 32564

E-mail address:

info@southerntacticalrange.com