Any visitor, Hippo Creek Member and / or any other person participating in shooting activities and / or visiting as part of the audience, must comply with the rules and regulations as noted below, in order to promote a safe shooting environment for shooters, audience and staff alike.
You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of others.
All accidents are preventable.
Do not indulge in horseplay on the ranges or near firearms.
Never wear slippery footwear, wear appropriate attire.
Practice good housekeeping.
The consumption of food beverages is prohibited while on the ranges.
The consumption of alcohol beverages is prohibited while on the ranges and before shooting.
Make sure your firearm is safe and unloaded before leaving the range and before storage.
Never climb obstacles such as trees and fences with a loaded firearm.
Never shoot at a hard or flat surface like water at an angle as the ricochet could injure yourself or others.
Firearms have no brains so please use your own before pulling the trigger.
Before firing a shot, make sure that it is safe at the target and beyond.
Always comply with the instructions of the range official.