Learn more about our core safety rules, etiquette and more

At Texas Gun Experience, your safety is our top priority. Whether you are an experienced shooter or a new shooter, it is important to follow our gun safety rules to create a prudent, controlled environment for you and your fellow shooters. If you want extra help with shooting and to feel fully prepared, be sure to check out our Training Experiences. Let's make your first time at our shooting range fun and safe!

Core Firearm Safety

Before you shoot a gun, you must know and practice all of the Core Firearm Safety Rules. These rules are to keep you, fellow shooters, and our workers safe.

  • • Always treat every firearm as if it is loaded.
  • • Always keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction.
  • • Always keep your finger straight and off the trigger until you are ready to fire.
  • • Always keep your firearm on safe until you intend to fire.

Range Rules

  • Eye protection and ear protection are mandatory while on the indoor range.
  • If you observe any unsafe condition alert a Range Safety Officer immediately.
  • Never cross the firing line for any reason. Alert a Range Officer to help retrieve a fallen item.
  • All firearms must be holstered and/or cased while entering, exiting, or on the premises, unless you are in your shooting booth.
  • If you do not know how to operate your firearm or have a malfunction of any kind, please alert a Range Safety Officer immediately to help you. Keep your firearm on the shooting bench and pointed down range during this time.
  • No green tip ammo allowed.
  • No black powder, incendiary, or tracer rounds are allowed to be fired at our facility.
  • Only slugs are allowed to be fired through a shotgun.
  • If you hear the command "CEASE FIRE" from any staff member or shooter, please place your firearm on the bench pointed down range and move to the back to await further instructions.
  • Shooters may collect their own brass behind the firing lane.
  • If you bring more than one firearm, we recommend that you uncase only one at a time. This will reduce the chance of loading the wrong ammunition and will allow you the space to shoot comfortably without interference.
  • Commands issued by a Range Safety Officer are final and to be obeyed.
  • To return rental inventory and range equipment, please notify the RSO.
  • Rifle calibers up to .458 permitted in 50-yard range only.

Gun Range Etiquette

  • Never use drugs or alcoholic beverages prior to coming to Texas Gun Experience. We reserve the right to refuse service to or remove individuals from the facility who are suspected of being under the influence.
  • Always keep your children at arm’s length.
  • Do not bring food, drinks, or vaping and tobacco products on to the firing range.
  • Only case or un-case your firearms on the bench inside your own lane.
  • Do not participate in unsafe activities. Foul language, horseplay, or any other activities deemed unsafe by our staff will not be permitted.
  • If you must move a firearm from one stall to another, alert a Range Safety Officer for help or ensure it is in its case or bag before moving.
  • Wash your hands prior to leaving our facility to remove lead and other shooting contaminants.

Draw and Shoot/Rapid Fire

  • Rapid Fire and/or double tapping is permitted in 2-3 round bursts. However, we reserve the right to stop and prevent future rapid-fire sessions if we witness unsafe firearm handling, including loss of firearm control.
  • Drawing and Shooting from a holster may be limited to certain hours. Ask Range Check-in when you arrive to see if draw and shoot is available. This will not be available during peak hours. We reserve the right to stop and prevent future draw from holster sessions if we witness unsafe firearm handling, including loss of firearm control during target shooting.