15 GLC Shooting Academy Students Take Home Trophies At Republic Of Texas IDPA Championship

by Editor 30. May 2014 16:43
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HOUSTON, Texas – GLC Shooting Academy announced that 15 GLC students took home trophies at the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship held this past weekend in Cresson, Texas.

Among the match honors won by GLC students were five match bumps, which moves shooters to the next highest skill level classification in the sport, as well as five classification wins. Founded by Gordon Carrell the GLC Shooting Academy is a Texas based shooting school dedicated to improving shooters’ skills for recreation, competition or self-defense.

“Seeing your students perform to the best of their ability is a rewarding experience for any instructor. To watch as 15 of them collect trophies, including classification wins, at the state championship match is a very proud moment. It is with great pleasure that I congratulate each of them for a job very well done,” said Gordon Carrell.

In addition to being represented in the match by numerous students, the GLC Shooting Academy was one of the major sponsors of this year’s championship.

Serving as the state’s premier defensive pistol shooting competition and state championship match, the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship took place Saturday, May 24 at the Triple C Tactical Range. The event was hosted by the Collin County IDPA club.

For more information on the GLC Shooting Academy visit www.GLCShootingAcademy.com. For more information on IDPA visit www.IDPA.com.

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Comp-Tac’s Gordon Carrell Extends Republic of Texas IDPA Win Streak To 12

by Editor 30. May 2014 12:26
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HOUSTON, Texas - For the 12th year in a row Gordon Carrell of Comp-Tac Victory Gear captured the Stock Service Pistol division title at the Lone Star State’s IDPA championship, the Comp-Tac Republic of Texas Championship.

Finishing with a final score of 229.81, Carrell not only took the SSP division title but also finished High Overall for the second year in a row. With just 28 points down in the match, he also took home the title of Most Accurate.

“This year’s Republic of Texas was one of the most challenging and well run matches I have had the pleasure of competing in. The stages were straight forward yet required a wide range of skill sets. Of course, it helps when you have the best equipment,” said Gordon Carrell who in addition to being sponsored by Comp-Tac is supported by Apex Tactical Specialties, Armadillo Concealment, Smith & Wesson, Sportsman’s Outlet and Warren Tactical Sights.

The 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship took place Saturday, May 24, at the Triple C Tactical Range in Cresson, Texas, and was hosted by the Collin County IDPA club. The match drew over 200 of the state’s best shooters as well as widespread industry support from leading companies such as title sponsor Comp-Tac.

“As a Texas company, the Republic of Texas IDPA Championship is one of our favorite matches as it allows us to support our state’s IDPA shooting community and spend the afternoon on the range with friends. Of course, we’re also very proud to have the state SSP title coming back to Comp-Tac thanks to another outstanding shooting performance by Gordon,” said Gregg Garrett, owner and president of Comp-Tac.

For more information on the full line of Comp-Tac holsters and gear, visit www.Comp-Tac.com, follow Comp-Tac on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CompTac, Twitter at @CompTac or visit our Blog.

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GLOCK Sponsors Comp-Tac Republic Of Texas IDPA Championship

by Editor 23. May 2014 07:30
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – IDPA officials announced that GLOCK, the nation’s leading pistol provider to American law enforcement agencies and maker of some of the most popular pistols used in the shooting sports, will be a major sponsor of the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

GLOCK joins Academi, Armadillo Concealment, Atlanta Arms & Ammo, Bayou Bullets, Black Bullets International, BrianEnos.com, Brownells, ESCA Tech, Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, GLC Shooting Academy, GraphXCentral.com, Gun Goddess, The Hearing and Balance Clinic, Hornady, Lee Precision, Lone Star Medics, Safariland, Sierra Bullets, Smith & Alexander, Springfield Armory, Starline Brass, Target Barn, UniqueTek.com, Zero Bullet Company and Comp-Tac Victory Gear, the title sponsor of the match, in supporting the sold-out Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

“GLOCK has not only been one of IDPA’s strongest industry sponsors, they have also been making some of the most popular handgun models used in our sport. We’re pleased to once again be working with GLOCK to bring great matches like the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship to our growing membership,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

Serving as the state’s premier defensive pistol shooting competition and state championship match, the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship will take place tomorrow, Saturday, May 24, at the Triple C Tactical Range in Cresson, Texas. The event is being hosted by the Collin County IDPA club.

For more information on IDPA, or to join the more than 23,000 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 Sponsors Comp-Tac Republic Of Texas IDPA Championship

by Editor 22. May 2014 07:50
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Springfield Armory, one of the most recognized names in competition shooting, will be a major sponsor of the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

Serving as the state’s premier defensive pistol shooting competition and state championship match, the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship will take place Saturday, May 24 at the Triple C Tactical Range in Cresson, Texas. The event is being hosted by the Collin County IDPA club.

“We are very pleased to once again be partnering with Springfield Armory. Through their continued and generous support of the shooting sports, Springfield Armory has helped bring the thrill and excitement of competition to recreational shooters all across the country,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

Springfield Armory joins Academi, Armadillo Concealment, Atlanta Arms & Ammo, Bayou Bullets, Black Bullets International, BrianEnos.com, Brownells, ESCA Tech, Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, GLC Shooting Academy, GraphXCentral.com, Gun Goddess, The Hearing and Balance Clinic, Hornady, Lee Precision, Lone Star Medics, Safariland, Sierra Bullets, Smith & Alexander, Starline Brass, Target Barn, UniqueTek.com, Zero Bullet Company and Comp-Tac Victory Gear, the title sponsor of the match, in supporting the sold-out Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

For more information on IDPA, or to join the more than 23,000 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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Armadillo Concealment Returns As Major Sponsor Of Comp-Tac Republic Of Texas IDPA Championship

by Editor 21. May 2014 07:45
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Armadillo Concealment, makers of the increasingly popular custom-fitted concealment vests for use in IDPA competition, has returned as a major sponsor of the Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

Armadillo Concealment joins Academi, Atlanta Arms & Ammo, Bayou Bullets, Black Bullets International, BrianEnos.com, Brownells, ESCA Tech, Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, GLC Shooting Academy, GraphXCentral.com, Gun Goddess, The Hearing and Balance Clinic, Hornady, Lee Precision, Lone Star Medics, Safariland, Sierra Bullets, Smith & Alexander, Starline Brass, Target Barn, UniqueTek.com, Zero Bullet Company and Comp-Tac Victory Gear, the title sponsor of the match, in supporting the sold-out Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

“We are very pleased to welcome back Armadillo Concealment as a major sponsor of the Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA. “Armadillo Concealment has quickly become the hot brand among concealment vests because of their custom fit and performance, as well as their continued support of IDPA matches like the Republic of Texas.”

Serving as the state’s premier defensive pistol shooting competition and state championship match, the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship will take place Saturday, May 24 at the Triple C Tactical Range in Cresson, Texas. The event is being hosted by the Collin County IDPA club.

For more information on IDPA, or to join the more than 23,000 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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GLC Shooting Academy Returns As Major Sponsor Of Comp-Tac Republic Of Texas IDPA Championship

by Editor 16. May 2014 07:45
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – IDPA announced that GLC Shooting Academy, a Texas based shooting school founded by Gordon Carrell and dedicated to improving shooters’ skills for recreation, competition or self-defense, has returned as one of the major sponsors of the Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

In addition to sponsoring the match, Gordon Carrell will be competing as the defending Texas SSP division champion. A title he was held for the last 11 years.

“There are a number of IDPA shooters who have risen through the ranks thanks to the training they’ve received from Gordon and his GLC Shooting Academy. His broader commitment to IDPA is well known as he is not only one of the sport’s top shooters but also heavily involved as a leading voice in helping grow IDPA,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

GLC Shooting Academy joins Academi, Atlanta Arms & Ammo, Bayou Bullets, Black Bullets International, BrianEnos.com, Brownells, ESCA Tech, Front Sight Firearms Training Institute, GraphXCentral.com, Gun Goddess, The Hearing and Balance Clinic, Hornady, Lee Precision, Lone Star Medics, Safariland, Sierra Bullets, Smith & Alexander, Starline Brass, Target Barn, UniqueTek.com, Zero Bullet Company and Comp-Tac Victory Gear, the title sponsor of the match, in supporting the sold-out Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

Serving as the state’s premier defensive pistol shooting competition and state championship match, the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship will take place Saturday, May 24 at the Triple C Tactical Range in Cresson, Texas. The event is being hosted by the Collin County IDPA club.

For more information on IDPA, or to join the more than 23,000 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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Comp-Tac Republic Of Texas IDPA Championship Draws Lone Star State’s Best

by Editor 14. May 2014 07:45
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Lone Star State’s top shooters are headed to Cresson, Texas in two weeks to test their defensive shooting skills in the 2014 Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship.

Serving as the state’s premier defensive pistol shooting competition and state championship match, the sold-out Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship will take place Saturday, May 24 at the Triple C Tactical Range in Cresson. The event is being hosted by the Collin County IDPA club.

“Comp-Tac is very pleased to once again be the title sponsor of the Republic of Texas IDPA Championship. As the top holster brand in IDPA, and a proud Texas-based company, we know Texans are passionate about their shooting sports and we are committed to supporting our friends and neighbors here in the Lone Star State,” said Gregg Garrett, owner and president of Comp-Tac.

This is the second year in a row that Comp-Tac has taken the title sponsorship position at the Texas IDPA state match. The shooting competition is among the many that Comp-Tac supports throughout the U.S.

“The International Defensive Pistol Association is very fortunate to have a great working relationship with many of the firearms industry’s leading companies, such as Comp-Tac. Our members throughout Texas and across the United States appreciate the generous support Comp-Tac and others have provided IDPA, because without them we wouldn’t be the fastest growing shooting sport in the country,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

The 12 stage Comp-Tac Republic of Texas IDPA Championship will kick off early Saturday morning, May 24, with 7:00am registration followed by an 8:00am shooters’ meeting. First shots will be fired at approximately 8:15am and the match is scheduled to wrap up at 5:00pm. The awards ceremony will take place at 6:00pm.

For more information on IDPA, or to join the more than 23,000 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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Rogers Makes It 6 In A Row With High Lady Win At S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 26. February 2014 07:50
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Team Smith & Wesson’s Randi Rogers has extended her Indoor Nationals win streak another year picking up her sixth consecutive High Lady title at the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Competing as a Master in the Stock Service Pistol division, the sales and marketing manager from holster maker Comp-Tac Victory Gear finished fourth Master and fifth in the division to claim the High Lady award with her final time of 219.85 with 121 points down.

“Winning the High Lady title is never easy when Randi Rogers is competing against you. She is an incredible shooter and with a six year win streak at the Indoor Nationals, meaning she’s all but unbeatable at the moment,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

As part of its continued focus on women shooters, Smith & Wesson again this year recognized not just the top female shooter but the top three, and honored Colleen Vaccaro as the second High Lady finishing in ESP as a Expert with 258.24 (100) and Joanna Lenczewska as third High Lady with her SSR Expert finish of 332.46 (140).

The 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship took place February 20-22 at the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Mass., drawing many of the shooting sports' top pistol and revolver shooters from across the country and outside the U.S. Full results are available online at IDPA.com.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship or to find a club near you, 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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Comp-Tac Continues IDPA Support with S&W Indoor Nationals Sponsorship

by Editor 24. January 2014 07:35
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Assn. (IDPA) announced that the Houston-based holster maker Comp-Tac Victory Gear will be one of the major sponsors of the upcoming Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Now in its 17th year, the 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals sold out in record time. The match is scheduled to take place February 20-22 on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

“Comp-Tac’s commitment to supporting IDPA all around the country has not only helped us reach a record number of clubs and members, but it has made them the most popular brand of holster used by our national level competitors,” said said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

Comp-Tac Victory Gear joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Colt, CORBON, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Rand Brands and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the match. As part of their support, Comp-Tac will sponsor one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

“We are proud to sponsor IDPA matches and see it as one of the best value adds to our business. The sport is an important testing ground for our new products, a place to learn more about what customers need and want, and it gives Comp-Tac excellent feedback on how the market enjoys our products. We’re pleased to again partner with IDPA on another national championship event,” said Gregg Garrett, owner and president of Comp-Tac Victory Gear.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship represents the official start of IDPA’s competition season and is regarded as one of the finest competitive shooting matches in the country, thanks to broad industry support from companies like Comp-Tac.

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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