Redfield Signs On To Sponsor IDPA’s 2014 S&W Indoor Nationals

by Editor 20. February 2014 08:05
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Assn. (IDPA) announced that Redfield, one of the leading American manufacturers of sports optics, known for the performance, ruggedness and reliability of its products, has signed on as the newest sponsor of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Redfield joins ACADEMI, Apex Tactical Specialties, Blade-Tech, Brownells, Colt, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, FMG Publications, GLOCK, GunUp.com, Harris Publications, Leapers, Leupold, Michigan Ammo Company, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Rand Brands, RANGELOG, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Speed Shooter Specialties, Springfield Armory, Warren Tactical Sights, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor.

“We are delighted to welcome Redfield as a new sponsor of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals. Whether it’s for competition, hunting or casual recreational use, IDPA members appreciate Redfield’s reputation for performance,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

Now in its 17th year, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals is one of the shooting sports’ most popular events, thanks to broad industry support. As part of their support, Redfield will be one of the companies hosting a special dinner to recognize the valuable contributions of the match’s all volunteer staff.

“The shooting sports are a fantastic avenue for teaching gun safety and responsibility,” said Pat Mundy, senior marketing manager at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “We’re proud to support the IDPA and the wish all the competitors the best of luck.”

The match takes place this week, February 20-22, on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. More than 300 of the sport’s best shooters are expected to compete for titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions within IDPA.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship or to join IDPA members competing each week, 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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Leupold Joins Industry Leaders Sponsoring 2014 S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 20. February 2014 05:35
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Leupold, the preeminent American-owned optics company, is continuing its support of IDPA as a returning major sponsor of this week’s Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

“Leupold is one of the most recognized and most respected brands in the outdoor industry. Over the years Leupold has lent its support to numerous shooting competitions and we’re very pleased to have them back as a sponsor of the 2014 Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

Leupold joins ACADEMI, Apex Tactical Specialties, Blade-Tech, Brownells, Colt, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, FMG Publications, GLOCK, GunUp.com, Harris Publications, Leapers, Michigan Ammo Company, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Rand Brands, RANGELOG, Redfield, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Speed Shooter Specialties, Springfield Armory, Warren Tactical Sights, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor.

Now in its 17th year, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals is one of the shooting sports’ most popular events, thanks to broad industry support. As part of their support, Leupold will be one of the companies hosting a special dinner to recognize the valuable contributions of the match’s all volunteer staff.

“While we’re known for our long-gun optics, we’re supporters of the shooting sports as a whole,” said Pat Mundy, senior marketing manager at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “Organizations such as the IDPA are doing a great job at getting people out to the range, which is good for everyone.”

The match is scheduled to take place this week, February 20-22, on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. More than 300 of the sport’s best shooters are expected to compete for titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions within IDPA.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship or to join IDPA members competing each week, 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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Springfield Armory Backs S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 18. February 2014 07:25
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Springfield Armory, one of the best known names in competition shooting, is back as a major sponsor of the upcoming Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

“The shooting sports owe a lot to Springfield Armory for their dedicated support of competitive shooting through the years. IDPA is particularly pleased to welcome them back as a major sponsor of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

Springfield Armory joins ACADEMI, Apex Tactical Specialties, Blade-Tech, Brownells, Colt, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, FMG Publications, GLOCK, GunUp.com, Harris Publications, Leapers, Michigan Ammo Company, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Rand Brands, RangeLog, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Speed Shooter Specialties, Warren Tactical Sights, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor.

“Springfield Armory is excited to support great events like the IDPA Indoor National Championship and continues to come out with products that shooters can use in these matches, like the XD(M) 5.25 Competition Series pistol, and the Range Officer 1911 that we just released in 9mm,” said Chad Dyer of Springfield Armory.

Now in its 17th year, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals is one of the shooting sports’ most popular events, thanks to broad industry support. As part of their support, Springfield Armory will be hosting the hospitality room on the range.

The match is scheduled to take place February 20-22 on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. More than 300 of the sport’s best shooters are expected to compete for titles in Custom Defensive Pistol, Enhanced Service Pistol, Stock Service Pistol, Stock Service Revolver and Enhanced Service Revolver, the five divisions within IDPA.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship or to join IDPA members competing each week, 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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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 14 - Boating Down the Deadly River

by Editor 17. February 2014 23:05
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SCENARIO: You are on vacation with friends boating to a cabin deep in the woods, when a group of marijuana growers decide that you are a threat to their livelihood and attempt to prevent you from getting too close to their crop.

PROCEDURE: P1, seated in boat, gun loaded to division capacity at low ready. Spare ammunition is on your belt.

On the signal, engage targets with 2 rounds each, in tactical priority.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Ted Picard

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

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 13 - Camping in the Deadly Woods

by Editor 17. February 2014 23:00
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SCENARIO: You and your friends arrive at the cabin. After unpacking, you are relaxing in front of the fire when the marijuana growers show up to exact revenge.

PROCEDURE: Start sitting at P1. Empty gun and ammo carriers in table drawer.

At the signal, retrieve the gun and ammo from the drawer. You MUST take ALL the ammo, no reloading from the drawer. Ammo is to be stored on the body. Charge the gun, move to either of the shooting positions and engage the visible targets with 2 rounds each, in tactical priority. Then move to the other shooting position and engaging the remaining available targets with 2 round each, also in tactical priority.

NOTE: muzzle must remain above the orange line when opening the door.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Ted Picard

STAGE SPONSOR: XS Sight Systems
WEBSITE: www.XSSights.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 12 - Standards

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:55
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SCENARIO: Standards

PROCEDURE: Start at P1, holstered, loaded to division capacity. Flashlight (if used) in opposite hand of gun.

String One: Standing at P1. At the signal engage T1 & T2 with 3 rounds freestyle while moving to P2.

String Two: Standing at P2. At the signal engage T1 & T2 with 3 rounds freestyle.

String Three: Standing at P2. At the signal engage T1 & T2 with 3 rounds, strong hand only, while moving to P3

String Four: Standing at P3. At the signal engage T1 & T2 with 3 rounds weak hand only.

SCORING: Limited Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
24
TARGETS: 2 IDPA
SCORED HITS: Best 9 shots below the neck perf and 3 best shots above the neck perf on each target
CONCEALMENT: Not Required

STAGE DESIGN: Lou Denys

STAGE SPONSOR: Michigan Ammo Co.

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 11 - Rescue the Scientist

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:50
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SCENARIO: You are part of a SRT trying to rescue two scientists forced to run a meth lab. As you breach the building, you come under automatic gun fire. Rescue the Scientists!

PROCEDURE: Start at P1, holstered, loaded to division capacity.

At the signal, engage T1-T5 with 2 rounds each in Tactical Priority. The popper activates T1 & T5, and the steel must fall.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 5 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat, 2 Steel
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Lou Denys

STAGE SPONSOR: Speed Shooter Specialties
WEBSITE: www.SpeedShooterSpecialties.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 10 - Plumb Dangerous

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:45
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SCENARIO: You are working at your company, a plumbing supply house, that stores lots of copper tubing and scrap metal. Hearing a sound, you look out the window onto the warehouse floor and are horrified to see two of your employees running from gun-wielding hooligans. Protect them!

PROCEDURE: P1, holstered, loaded to division capacity, hands clasped over your mouth in horror.

At the signal, engage T1-T4 with 2 rounds to the body and one round to the head of each target.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 4 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 below the neck perf and 1 above the neck perf
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Kitty Richards

STAGE SPONSOR: Academi
WEBSITE: www.Academi.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 9 - Praise the Lord & Pass the Ammunition

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:40
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SCENARIO: As church treasurer, you are counting the offering during your lunch hour on Monday. At the window, you see ruffians breaking in to rob the church. Take action!

PROCEDURE: Start seated in the chair, firearm loaded to division capacity in the bible. Ammo is on your belt. Your hands are clasped in prayer.

At the signal, retrieve your firearm from the Bible and engage T1-T3 with 2 rounds each to the body, and then re-engage each target with 2 rounds to the head. All shots must be taken while seated.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 3 IDPA
SCORED HITS: Best 2 below the neck perf and 2 above the neck perf
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Kitty Richards

STAGE SPONSOR: Colt
WEBSITE: www.Colt.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 8 - At the Salon

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:35
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SCENARIO: Knowing that nail salons house lots of cash, some bad actors burst in during your manicure and take the nail salon owner hostage. Save him.

PROCEDURE: Start at P1, holstered, loaded to division capacity.

At the signal, toss the basin to activate the swinger and engage T1-T4 with 3 shots each.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 4 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Kitty Richards

STAGE SPONSOR: GLOCK
WEBSITE: www.GLOCK.com

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