US Nationals '13 Stage 7: Children Of The Corn

by Editor 16. September 2013 08:00
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SCENARIO: You have taken your kids to a pumpkin patch and corn maze. The kids enter the maze ahead of you and encounter terror within. Rescue them!

PROCEDURE: Start with gun loaded, holstered and concealed. Both hands holding pumpkin.

At the signal, move through the maze and engage T1-T6 with 2 rounds on each. Use all available cover and any IDPA legal reload.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Wayne Ritchie

STAGE SPONSOR: Blade-Tech
WEBSITE: www.Blade-Tech.com

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FNH USA Sponsors IDPA’s U.S. National Championship

by Editor 16. September 2013 07:42
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that famed firearms maker FNH USA has added its name to the list of prominent companies sponsoring the 2013 IDPA U.S. National Championship taking place this week in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

FNH USA joins a veritable who’s who of firearms and shooting sports industry leaders supporting the match, including the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CZ-USA, GLOCK, Harris Publications, Nighthawk Custom, Ruger, Safariland, Smith & Wesson, Taurus and Wilson Combat.

“In recent years FNH USA has risen to the forefront of companies promoting the shooting sports here in America. As a major sponsor of IDPA’s 2013 U.S. National Championship, FNH USA continues its commitment to the American shooter with generous support for our flagship event,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

This year’s championship takes place September 19 thru 21 on the ranges of the U.S. Shooting Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and officials expect to draw over 300 of the sport’s top competitors.

For more information on IDPA, the 2013 IDPA U.S. National Championship, or to join the more than 22,000 members competing each week all across America, visit www.IDPA.com.

You can further connect with the IDPA community through IDPA’s social media, such as @OfficialIDPA on Twitter and ShootIDPA on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, or check for regular news and updates on the organization’s DOWN ZERO Blog.

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US Nationals '13 Stage 6: Jail Riot

by Editor 15. September 2013 17:00
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SCENARIO: You are at the County Jail with a church group dropping off cookies for the deputies when a riot breaks out. You’re unarmed but a guard is shot in front of you and you decide that turning the other cheek will only get your group killed.

PROCEDURE: Start kneeling at desk next to guards body.

At the signal while using low cover, retrieve guard’s gun. Engage T-1through T-8 with 2 rounds each. Engage PP1 with at least 1 round. All reloads must be made off of guard.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
17
TARGETS: 8 IDPA, 1 Steel, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Not Required

STAGE DESIGN: Robert Ray

STAGE SPONSOR: Heckler & Koch
WEBSITE: www.HK-USA.com

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US Nationals '13 Stage 5: In The Weeds

by Editor 15. September 2013 14:00
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SCENARIO: While on a weekend camping trip, your “youngun” goes off to fetch some more wood. He returns quicker than expected, running towards you with dogs chasing behind him. Turns out you picked the wrong part of the woods to camp in, because directly nearby is a marijuana grow field. The guerilla guards chase your child back to the camp to eliminate any and all witnesses.

PROCEDURE: Start Seated at P1, facing down range with strong hand stoking the fire, support hand on knee, gun loaded to division capacity and holstered.

At the signal, draw, and engage targets T1-T2 and pepper poppers PP1-PP3 (dogs), while remaining seated, in any order. Engage target T3 on the move to position P2. From low cover at P2 engage targets T4-T6 in tactical priority. All targets require 2 shots each and steel must fall.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
15
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 3 Steel, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Not Required

STAGE DESIGN: Darrell Sells

STAGE SPONSOR: Wolff Gunsprings
WEBSITE: www.Gunsprings.com

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US Nationals '13 Stage 4: The Hills Have Stills

by Editor 15. September 2013 10:00
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SCENARIO: You are doing a little back wood hiking when you stumble upon an Ozark moonshine still. The moonshiners don’t take to kindly to that and start shooting.

PROCEDURE: Start at P1, strong hand holding hiking stick. Gun loaded and concealed.

At the signal, advance to P2 while engaging T1 with 5 rounds in the lower scoring zone and 1 in the upper scoring zone. From P2 engage T2-T6 with 2 rounds each using all available cover.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
16
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Six on T1, Best Two On The Rest
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: John May & Robert Ray

STAGE SPONSOR: Safariland
WEBSITE: www.Safariland.com

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US Nationals '13 Stage 3: Dinner Disaster

by Editor 14. September 2013 17:00
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SCENARIO: You are having a nice dinner with a friend. Unfortunately the restaurant is the target of a local gang. The only cover is what you can make.

PROCEDURE: Start sitting at P1, gun loaded and concealed. Hands on table at X’s.

At the signal engage T1 with 2 rounds then flip over the table for cover. From cover (either squatting or low cover) engage T2 – T6 with 2 rounds each.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: John May

STAGE SPONSOR: Comp-Tac Victory Gear
WEBSITE: www.Comp-Tac.com

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US Nationals '13 Stage 2: Paintball Attack

by Editor 14. September 2013 14:00
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SCENARIO: You are playing paintball with the kids when thugs enter the area with real guns. Luckily, you placed your carry gun in your equipment bag.

PROCEDURE: Start with gun loaded and placed on X in bag with all reloads. Start standing at P1 holding paintball gun in both hands.

At the signal, move to table and retrieve gun. From P2, engage T1-T4 with 2 rounds each.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
8
TARGETS: 4 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Not Required

STAGE DESIGN: Eoin May

STAGE SPONSOR: AnimalCustoms.com
WEBSITE: www.AnimalCustoms.com

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US Nationals '13 Stage 1: Blinded

by Editor 14. September 2013 10:00
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SCENARIO: You are bow hunting and are just about to put down a deer when things go wrong. The pot growers whose field you set up near decide you have seen them and will report their crop.

PROCEDURE: Start with gun is loaded, holstered and concealed. Both hands holding crossbow pointing at deer while seated in deer blind.

At the signal, drop bow and engage T1-T3 with 2 rounds each to the lower scoring zone then re-engage with 1 round to each upper scoring zone. You must stay within the blind.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
9
TARGETS: 3 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Three On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Robert Ray

STAGE SPONSOR: Cor-Bon
WEBSITE: www.Corbon.com/

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CZ-USA Once Again Sponsoring IDPA’s U.S. National Championship

by Editor 13. September 2013 14:14
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Firearms maker CZ-USA is once again playing a major role in competitive shooting as one of the main sponsors of the International Defensive Pistol Association’s (IDPA) 2013 IDPA U.S. National Championship.

CZ-USA joins a who’s who of firearms and shooting sports industry leaders supporting the match, including the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, GLOCK, Harris Publications, Nighthawk Custom, Ruger, Safariland, Smith & Wesson, Taurus and Wilson Combat.

“CZ pistols are known worldwide as competitive shooters across the globe rely on CZ to take them to the winner’s circle. We are very pleased to have CZ-USA back as one of the top sponsors of IDPA’s 2013 U.S. National Championship,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

This year’s championship takes place September 19 thru 21 on the ranges of the U.S. Shooting Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and officials expect to draw over 300 of the sport’s top competitors.

For more information on IDPA, the 2013 IDPA U.S. National Championship, or to join the more than 22,000 members competing each week all across America, visit www.IDPA.com.

You can further connect with the IDPA community through IDPA’s social media, such as @OfficialIDPA on Twitter and ShootIDPA on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, or check for regular news and updates on the organization’s DOWN ZERO Blog.

About CZ-USA:
CZ-USA is the exclusive U.S. importer for firearms from Ceska Zbrojovka and Zbrojovka Brno in the Czech Republic as well as their line of shotguns from Huglu, Turkey. CZ-USA is the holding company for Dan Wesson, a premium handgun manufacturer in New York, and the Safari Classics line of custom sporting rifles. For more information visit www.cz-usa.com.

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US Nationals '13 Stage 10: Rodeo Round Count

by Editor 13. September 2013 12:25
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SCENARIO: You are watching the rodeo at the country fair when a militant group of “animals first” wack jobs start shooting up the place. Because of the crowd you are blocked in one aisle. Save your friends and neighbors.

PROCEDURE: Start sitting at P1, gun loaded and concealed. Hands on knees.

At the signal engage T1 – T9 with 2 rounds each. Use any IDPA approved reload. All targets must be shot in tactical priority.

 

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 9 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Robert Ray

STAGE SPONSOR: Alien Gear Holsters
WEBSITE: www.AlienGearHolsters.com

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