Site Safety

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  • All must wear suitable eye protection (resist 500fps point blank) at all times in the game zone.  Under 18s must wear full face protection.
  • No players can play under the influence of drugs / alcohol.
  • Minimum age to play is 16 years. Parents/guardians must accept that there may be occasions during play when a player is not supervised or in sight of a marshal. Wed night games min age is 13 yrs of age.
  • First aid kit available. Keep own medication in top left pocket / pouch
  • Site contains uneven ground, slippery areas (especially when wet) and other potential hazards.  Players should take adequate care in these areas and must accept that they play at their own risk.
  • Please note the Tap Water in the Safe Zone is UNFIT to drink from the advice from Rutland County Council EHO.
  • Players must follow any directions given by a marshal.
  • Players are warned that in games they may be subject to occasional loud noise and smoke.
  • Players must not climb on structures above waist level.
  • Players should not run up or down stairs or lean over upper floor safety rails.
  • There should be no loaded weapons or dry firing in the safe zone.
  • We do not allow Riot Shields at The Gaol Events
  • Before leaving the game zone magazines should be removed from weapons and the weapon fired a few times to clear any rounds from the chamber.
  • Maximum muzzle velocity allowed is 350 fps for AEGs, 400fps for weapons firing on semi auto only, 500FPS for Bolt Actions MED for 400 & 500 FPS 20m
  • The site is Semi Auto only Indoor and Outdoor. However dedicated Support Weapons are allowed Full Auto outside Only.
  • All Doors must remain either closed or open, ie do not open locked or taped doors and do not close wedged doors.
  • Before play all weapons will be chronographed and colour tagged. The Gaol Events also reserve the right to spot check any weapon at any time and if found over the limit it will be removed from play.CO2 guns must use a new cartridge for the test.
  • Players should be aware that they may be hit at close range.
  • There should be no blind firing.  ie.Players should be able to see where their BBs are going at all times.
  • Head shots should be avoided, players should aim for the centre of body mass where possible.
  • Do not shoot through plastic/cloth barriers. They should be regarded as solid walls.
  • No smoke grenades of any type may be used inside buildings. Smoke grenades purchased on site may be in used in outside areas
  • No smoking in the game area.
  • Only pyros sold by The Gaol Events at the site may be used. Pyros must not be thrown at players TAG Rounds are now suitable to be used on site.
  • No fixed bladed knives may be taken into the game zone.
  • Players should bring a torch as in some areas it is dark or the light is dim.
  • Lasers should only be used in 1 to 1.5s bursts and never aimed at faces or heads.
  • Any gaps less than the width of a A4 piece of paper should be regarded as sealed and there should be no Shooting through the gap.
  • Players should take care not to cause damage to the building or structures.
  • The order ‘cease fire’ is to be used for emergencies only. If players hear ‘cease fire’ they should pass the shout on, make their weapon safe and place it on the floor/ground. They should not move but wait for a Marshal to shout ‘game on’.
  • The Gaol Events will not tolerate abusive behaviour.  The Gaol Events will not hesitate to remove players from the game or ban them from the site if they are involved in verbal or physical abuse to other players or marshals.