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Firearm Shooting Range Safety Use Rules Piru Holdings LLC

The following safety rules shall be applicable, and strictly adhered, to by everyone who enters the Piru Holdings LLC Shooting Range (the “Range”):

  1. The Range shall be used for the sole purpose of a firearms training and practice and for no other purpose without the express written consent of Licensor, which consent may be withheld in the sole discretion of Licensor.
  2. All federal, state and local firearm laws must be obeyed.
  3. All persons going on the Range must check in at the office and complete a “Release and Hold Harmless Agreement” form prior to entering the Range. Parents or Guardians (at least 18 years of age) must fill out the release form for any minors under the age of 18.
  4. Range fees are paid in advance per shooter at a flat rate per day. Visitors and guests do not have to pay but must complete the Release and Hold Harmless Agreement form. Visitors and guests MAY NOT shoot or handle any firearms at any time and must remain behind the red safety line at all times.
  5. No persons under eight (8) years of age are allowed on any part of the Range.
  6. Shooters are responsible for their children and guests at all times, while on Range property.
  7. Parents or guardians must be within arm’s reach at all times of persons age 8 through 21 years, both on and off the Range.
  8. Only two minors may shoot at one time per adult present.
  9. All persons, whether shooting or not during the shooting periods, MUST use EYE and HEARING protection while on the firing lines, to include using optical equipment (scopes and binoculars). Please remove your hearing protection during the cease-fires in order to hear the Line Officer’s instructions.
  10. Shirts and shoes are required to be worn on the Range at all times. High necklines are recommended to avoid burns from hot ejected brass casings. Open toe shoes, low cut shirts, or pants worn below the waist are not allowed.
  11. NO alcohol or illegal drugs are allowed on the premises of the Range, including but not limited to the parking lot and picnic areas. No one will be allowed to use or otherwise be on the premises of the Range if he/she is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The Range staff members will bar anyone believed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  12. No smoking, food or drinks in the Range at any time. No smoking in the picnic area.
  13. All firearms brought into the Range must be completely UNLOADED!
  14. All firearms and ammunition are subject to inspection by the Range staff members. Confiscated ammo will be secured in the office to be returned to the shooter at the completion of their shooting day. Unclaimed ammo will be disposed of after one week.
  15. ABSOLUTELY NO steel jacket or steel core ammunition (armor piercing, incendiary rounds, tracer rounds) or bi-metal rounds may be used or on the Range at any time.
  16. Targets may be brought into the range ONLY if approved by the Range staff members. Targets are available for sale at the main counter.
  17. No firearms are permitted in the Range Office at any time Exceptions are only made for law enforcement officers who visibly display an ID or badge while on duty.
  18. Weapons must be discharged at targets in the booths only at the firing line.
  19. Keep weapons pointed up range toward the backstop at all times.
  20. Load and unload weapons only toward the backstop at all times.
  21. DO NOT leave additional firearms loaded on the benches. All uncased firearms stored on the rear benches must be unloaded with the barrels pointed in a safe direction.
  22. Do not bring any loaded or jammed weapons off the Range for any reason. If there is a problem with a firearm, lay the weapon down in the booth, pointed down range, and notify a Line Officer or the Range staff member. NEVER force ammunition into any firearm.
  23. No cross shooting allowed.
  24. Never cross over the firing line.
  25. Never cross the backstop at any time.
  26. Do not place your targets over the backstop.
  27. Before going down range you must coordinate with the range next to you, call a cease fire, on this command, unload all of your weapons, open action, lay weapon down, and step back from your weapons.
  28. No weapons may be removed from the case until at the firing line.
  29. NEVER HAND A LOADED FIREARM TO ANYONE! If you transfer a firearm to another individual, it must be unloaded, clips or magazines removed, cylinders opened, and levers or actions open. If you are not actively shooting your firearm(s) or leaving them unattended, leave them in a safe condition.
  30. The command “CEASE FIRE” means stop shooting IMMEDIATELY! There may be extenuating circumstances for a Cease Fire without our usual one-minute warning. When “CEASE FIRE” is announced STOP SHOOTING! On this command, unload your weapon, open action, lay weapon down, and step back from the line. Do not move back into the booth for any reason until cleared to do so by the Range staff member or Line Officer.
  31. Rental weapons must be used with range ammunition only.
  32. Any person seen firing at lights, target hangers or other range property or equipment will be in material, uncurable breach of the Agreement and all privileges and use of Range amenities/facilities shall be immediately suspended. The person in breach will be reported to the proper authorities for appropriate action. Firing at boxes, cups, or objects other than approved targets is prohibited. All shooters will be held accountable for and will pay for any damage he/she (and/or his/her guests) causes, including replacement and installation charges.
  33. If you are caught firing or damaging electrical lines or transformers, you will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
  34. NEVER step away from the shooting platform while holding a loaded firearm.
  35. If you must move about the Range with your firearm, you must carry it unloaded, with the action or lever open, and the muzzle up unless cased.
  36. BRASS COLLECTION POLICY – Police your own brass. CLEAN after usage. You may ONLY collect spent brass that is your own. You may not take brass from any buckets that may be secured to any po VISITORS MAY NOT take or ask for brass from other shooters or anywhere else on the ranges. Exceptions CAN ONLY be granted by a Senior Line Officer.
  37. Clean up after yourself. Brush all brass forward of the firing line.
  38. Pick up your brass after shooting and place them in the buckets secured to the poles that say BRASS ONLY. Shotgun hulls and trash are to be deposited in the large barrels at the rear bench.
  39. Cleaning of firearms is allowed ONLY on the rear benches. You must clean the ground of all cleaning patches prior to returning to the shooting.
  40. NEVER THROW LIVE ROUNDS DOWN RANGE!! If you must dispose of any live rounds, bring them to the counter. You may also give them to any Range staff member for disposal.
  41. You agree to pay to Piru Holdings LLC upon demand a $500.00 cleaning fee shall if you do not clean up the portion of the Range covered by Agreement after each use.
  42. Piru Holdings LLC, Even Management Corporation, and their staff are not responsible for any of your property that is damaged or lost while on the premises of the Range. Any property left anywhere on the premises of the Range becomes the property of Piru Holdings LLC.
  43. No animals are allowed on any of the ranges, with the exceptions of service dogs. DO NOT tie up your animal(s) in the picnic ar This is for your animal’s safety. Piru Holdings LLC and Even Management Corporation WILL NOT be held responsible for what may happen to your animal should it escape from its tether, nor are animals to be left unattended in your automobile BY LAW.
  44. Fish and Game or any other appropriate law enforcement agencies will be called if any animal is shot on our property. All animals are protected by law. If you encounter a rattlesnake, do not attempt to kill or capture it. Notify a Line Officer or the Range staff member.
  45. Pregnant and/or nursing women must first consult with their doctor before going to the Range. Piru Holdings LLC and its staff assume no liability for any harm, or potential harm, caused to the pregnant and/or nursing women or their babies.
  46. Photographing shooters who are not part of your party IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED without their consent

Steel Challenge Range rules:

  1. The steel range is a cold range. Cold range means all guns must be empty at all times when entering or walking about the range area. Empty means no round in the chamber and an empty magazine well or cylinder.
  2. Guns must be carried in a gun bag, gun rug, or worn in a secured holster.
  3. Guns may only be handled while standing on the shooting platform, or at one of the safety areas.
  4. No ammunition may be in the safe areas at any time, no exceptions!
  5. While shooting on any of the 9 shooting areas, only one shooter may be on the shooting platform at a time, and no other guns may be loaded or handled.
  6. The shooter must maintain full control of the firearm at all times.
  7. The shooter must only point the firearm down range with the muzzle kept level.
  8. Never point the firearm up range, loaded or not. Pointing the muzzle up or down is dangerous and must not be done at any time.
  9. Do not shoot at the start markers (signs that are 2 ft. high in front of shooting platforms).
  10. Shooters may draw and fire the gun from a holster at their own risk. Holsters must be securely fastened to the shooter and must always hold the gun in a safe point of direction. This is defined as not pointed at any body part or up range. No shoulder holsters, ankle holsters or small of the back holsters.
  11. The only targets that may be shot are the permanent steel targets on each range. Paper targets on range “a” only.
  12. Shooters are asked to clean the range of spent cartridge cases after using each range.
  13. This is a speed shooting range and intended for standard velocity pistol caliber ammunition use only. No magnum, or + p (pressure) or rifle caliber ammunition!!

The use of magnum, +p, or rifle caliber ammunition can cause damage to the targets, ricochet, and bodily injury.

  1. Shooters will be responsible for damage to the targets or range caused by the use of magnum, +p, or rifle ammunition.
  2. this is a wildlife preserve!! Be aware of snakes, and predatory animals. Never shoot at any living thing. Report animals (particularly snakes) to the range master.


I have read and fully understand all of the above Firearm Shooting Range Use Safety Rules, and I agree to strictly abide by each Firearm Shooting Range Use Safety Rule, and the commands and instructions of the Range Masters/Officers, today and on all future dates.

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement PIRU HOLDINGS LLC

All persons going on the Shooting Range shall be bound by this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement

  1. Acknowledgement of Danger. I acknowledge that engaging in sport shooting is dangerous. I further acknowledge that no matter what precautions I may take, including but not limited to the wearing of various types of protective gear (including hearing and eye protection), that I could experience an injury of a very serious nature and/or die as a result of an accident or incident. I, therefore, engage in such activities voluntarily and at my own risk.
  2. Assumption of Risks. I acknowledge and represent that I am familiar with the significant risks and dangerous nature, including but not limited to causing death or serious bodily injury to myself and others and causing damage(s) to property, which originates from participating and otherwise engaging in sport shooting. I hereby assume any and all responsibilities and liabilities pertaining to such risks, whether to myself or to others and without limitation or qualification. There have not been any express or implied representations to you on behalf of Piru Holdings LLC except as set forth in this Agreement.
  3. Physical and Mental Condition. I acknowledge that at the time of signing the Firearm Shooting Range Use Agreement I am in sufficient physical and mental condition to engage in sport shooting on the Range.
  4. Condition of Equipment. I have, prior to engaging in any sport shooting at the Shooting Range, determined that, by professional standards, my shooting equipment, ammunition, and all corresponding items are in good condition and suitable for the shooting contemplated by this Release Agreement.
  5. Comprehensive Release. I do hereby, on behalf of myself and my heirs executors, administrators, assigns and legal and personal representatives, unconditionally and irrevocably release and discharge Piru Holdings LLC and Even Management Corporation, their 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”). I further do hereby on behalf of myself and my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns and legal and personal representatives 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 my sport shooting on or about the Company’s premises and/or facilities. This Release shall pertain to any claims which were known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated at the time of the execution of the Firearm Shooting Range Use Agreement, including any information of any nature which, if known by me on the date of said execution, may have materially affected my decision to execute the Firearm Shooting Range UseAgreement and specifically this Release.
  6. WAIVER OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542. I acknowledge and agree that by reason of the Release set forth in paragraph 5 above, I am assuming all risk of bodily injury, death or property damage and all other unknown and unanticipated claims, and I agree that my Release of all Released Parties contained in this Release applies thereto. In connection therewith, I expressly waive whatever benefits I may have under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which reads as follows: “A General Release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
  7. Indemnity. I hereby indemnify, without qualification or limitation, the Released Parties and defend and hold the Released Parties harmless from and against any and all claims, causes of action, demands or charges of every kind and nature, which any third party or person may claim to have or to hold for property damage or personal injuries or any other damages including death, arising from any cause or reason, of every kind and nature pertaining to this Release Agreement originating from my relationship with any of the Released Parties and any activity directly or indirectly arising from or contemplated by this Release Agreement.
  8. Video/Photograph Release.
  9. All activities on the Shooting Range will be photographed and/or video recorded. Piru Holdings LLC reserved the right to send marketing and advertising materials to your email address of record.
  10. I grant to Piru Holdings LLC the irrevocable right and permission to use photographs and/or video recordings of me on websites and in publications, promotional flyers, educational materials, derivative works, or for any other purpose without compensation to me.
  11. I understand and agree that such photographs and/or video recordings of me may be placed on the Internet. I also understand and agree that I may be identified by name and/or title in print, Internet or broadcast information that might accompany the photographs and/or video recordings of me. I waive the right to approve the final product. I agree that all such portraits, pictures, photographs, video and audio recordings, and any reproductions thereof, and all plates, negatives, recording tape and digital files are and shall remain the property of the Company.
  12. I hereby release, acquit and forever discharge Piru Holdings LLC, Even Management Corporation, their agents, officers, manager, members, employees and assignees from any and all claims, demands, rights, promises, damages and liabilities arising out of or in connection with the use or distribution of said photographs and/or video recordings, including but not limited to any claims for invasion of privacy, appropriation of likeness or defamation.
  13. I warrant that I am eighteen (18) years old or more and competent to contract in my own name or, if I am less than eighteen years old, that my parent or guardian has signed this Release Agreement, below. This Release is binding on me and my heirs, assigns, agents, employees and personal representatives
  14. Governing Law; Attorney’s Fees. This Release Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Should any party hereto institute any action or proceeding against the other party at law or in equity, or in connection with an arbitration, in connection with this Release Agreement, the prevailing party from such action shall be entitled to recover from the losing party or parties all attorneys’ fees and costs for service rendered to the prevailing party in such action or proceeding.
  15. Additional Regulations. I have read and understand, and I agree to follow the regulations set forth in the separate document entitled “Firearm Shooting Range Safety Use Rules,” a copy of which has been provided to me by Piru Holdings LLC. I also understand that hearing and eye protection (even while using a scope) are mandatory in all parts of the Shooting Range areas for all persons at all times. I agree that I will not fire or discharge any firearm or gun except in areas so designated by Piru Holdings LLC. Any ammunition purchased or obtained from Piru Holdings LLC will only be used at its Shooting Range.

My signature on the Firearm Shooting Range Use Agreement evidences that I have read this entire Release and Hold Harmless Agreement, understand it completely, and agree to be bound by its terms. If the Firearm Shooting Range Use Agreement is being executed by me as a legal guardian on behalf of a person under the age of 18 years, then all provisions of this Release Agreement shall pertain to the Minor(s) named under the Applicant’s Information section of the Firearm Shooting Range Use Agreement. By Signing this document and providing your email, you are agreeing to be opted-in to our email list and receive emails from California Tactical Academy. 

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