Live Free Or Die Stage 4: Hostage

by Editor 16. October 2013 15:45
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SCENARIO: The current situation on the ground has taken a turn for the worse and you are the only one on the scene. Take out the bad guys before they kill the hostages.

PROCEDURE: Start centered on car, hands on roof. Gun holstered and loaded to division capacity with ammo carriers on body.

At the signal, engage T1-T5 and PP1-2 from through the windows or side of the vehicle.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 5 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat, 2 Steel
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Pioneer IDPA Club

STAGE SPONSOR: RangeLog
WEBSITE: www.RangeLog.com

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Live Free Or Die Stage 3: Birthday Party Part 2

by Editor 16. October 2013 13:15
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SCENARIO: Your daughter wasn’t impressed with your special birthday meal, and the piñata you made out of a dead cat was just gross. This party isn’t going well, but you’re sure she is going to like the new handgun you got her (even if it did come off one of the dead marauders from stage 2). Unfortunately, party crashers have arrived. They weren’t invited, so open her present early and teach them a lesson.

PROCEDURE: Start seated at P1 with firearm unloaded, in IDPA box. Ammo carriers loaded, in box on table. Hands holding an MRE packet.

Engage T1-T6 with 2 rounds each. NOTE: The lid to the IDPA box hits the button that activates the swinger T1. Poppers behind T2 and T3 activate T4 and T5. T1 and T4 are not disappearing. T6 is at 25 yards.

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

STAGE DESIGN: Metro West Tactical

STAGE SPONSOR: Sig Sauer
WEBSITE: www.SigSauer.com

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Live Free Or Die Stage 2: Birthday Party Part 1

by Editor 16. October 2013 10:15
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SCENARIO: Society has collapsed and it’s a dog-eat-dog world and you’re wearing milk-bone underwear. It’s also your daughter’s birthday and you want to do something special. You’ve convinced her that you can whip up something special with MREs and you’ve taken her out to your last hidden stash to retrieve your last box. Unfortunately, some marauders have followed you and would rather have those MREs for themselves.

PROCEDURE: Start with firearm loaded to division capacity and holstered; ammo carriers on body. Strong hand holding the handle of the shovel.

Engage T1 with 6 rounds. T2-T3 with 3 rounds each.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 3 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Six On T1, Best Three On T2-T3
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: MetroWest Tactical

STAGE SPONSOR: Sig Sauer Academy
WEBSITE: www.SigSauerAcademy.com

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Live Free Or Die Stage 12: Romantic Clearing

by Editor 15. October 2013 18:45
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SCENARIO: A romantic dinner in a secluded restaurant. Three thugs pull knives and go for your significant other. As you make your way out of the restaurant you find other thugs.

PROCEDURE: Start standing at P1, gun loaded to division capacity and holstered with ammo carriers on body.

Engage Engage targets T1-T3 while moving to P2 in tactical sequence. Engage T4-T6 from P2, steel behind T6 activates T5 which is an up/down. From P3, engage T7-T8 from low cover. NOTE: T5 is not disappearing. T7-T8 is not visible from P2 Hay will be used behind wood to prevent shoot throughs.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
16
TARGETS: 8 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat, 1 Steel
SCORED HITS: Best 2 On Target, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Pioneer IDPA Club

STAGE SPONSOR: Academi
WEBSITE: www.Academi.com

This stage will serve as the Alternate King of New England selection for those competing in the series.

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Live Free Or Die Stage 13: Windows

by Editor 15. October 2013 16:45
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SCENARIO: A Riot in your town. Your gun and ammo is located in the nightstand. Grab your gun and protect your home through the front windows. Watch out for neighbors.

PROCEDURE: Start standing facing up range. Gun is loaded to division capacity, placed in night stand behind you. Ammo in the drawer also.

Get your gun and any ammo you wish to take with you. Engage T1-T8 with 2 rounds each. Steel must fall. NOTE: Cannot come back to nightstand once you leave P1.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 8 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat, 2 Steel
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Pioneer IDPA Club

STAGE SPONSOR: New England Tactical
WEBSITE: www.NewEnglandTactical.com

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Live Free Or Die Stage 8: Haunted

by Editor 15. October 2013 14:30
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SCENARIO: You are local PD on the scene investing a noise complaint when you hear screaming from inside the house while you are looking around outside. You enter the residence and you recognize local missing persons who are trying to escape. Their attackers look like they are undead or on meth. Don’t mind the coffin.

PROCEDURE: Start with hands relaxed at side. Gun loaded to division capacity, ammo carriers on body.

At the signal, engage T1-T2 from P2. Engage T3-T5 from the left side of the open door at P3. Engage T5 from P4. Engage T6-T8 from P5. NOTE: Sensors near P1 activate the charger. T1 drops down from the ceiling.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 8 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Jonathan Wolfe

STAGE SPONSOR: Smith & Wesson
WEBSITE: www.Smith-Wesson.com

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Live Free Or Die Stage 5: Thriller

by Editor 15. October 2013 12:30
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SCENARIO: Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand, Creatures crawl in search of blood, To terrorize your neighborhood; And though you fight to stay alive, Your body starts to shiver, For no mere mortal can resist, The Evil of the thriller.

 

PROCEDURE: Start outside gate with strong hand on gate. Gun holstered and loaded to division capacity with ammo carriers on body.

Engage T1-T18 from low cover at P2. NOTE: Gate activates swinger.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 18 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 1 On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Jonathan Wolfe

STAGE SPONSOR: Academi
WEBSITE: www.Academi.com

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Live Free Or Die Stage 1: Cereal Killer

by Editor 15. October 2013 10:30
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SCENARIO: Supermarket is getting robbed by a gang of thugs and they are looking for people to shake down. You are just there looking for ice cream for a birthday party later. What happened to the lights?

PROCEDURE: Start holding a box of cereal. Gun holstered and loaded to division capacity with ammo carriers on body. Flashlight in weak hand.

Move to cover at P2 before engaging T1-T5. Engage T6 from P3. T7-T9 will be engaged between food stuffs via portal at P4.

SCORING: Vickers Count
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 9 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Two On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Lee Adams

STAGE SPONSOR: iMarksman
WEBSITE: www.iMarksman.com

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Safariland Sponsors Smith & Wesson Live Free Or Die IDPA Match

by Editor 15. October 2013 07:45
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – When competitors hit the range this weekend for the International Defensive Pistol Association’s 2013 Smith & Wesson Live Free Or Die State IDPA Championship it’s going to be thanks to support from sponsors like Safariland®.

Safariland, one of the leading holster brands and longtime supporter of the shooting sports, joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, iMarksman, New England Tactical, RangeLog, Ruger, SIG SAUER, Taurus and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor of the match, as one of the main sponsors of the sold out championship event taking place October 18-20 at the Pioneer Sportsmen Club in Dunbarton, N.H.

“The return of the New Hampshire IDPA state championship, the Live Free Or Die match, is one of the big stories in the New England IDPA community. And the number of industry icons, like Safariland, that are supporting the match has got every shooter excited,” said Ken Lambert, match director. “On behalf of the match, the staff and the Granite State IDPA shooters, I want to thank Safariland for all they’ve done for IDPA.”

“Safariland has a long tradition of promoting the shooting sports, and those competing every week across the country. We are proud to be among the companies supporting New Hampshire’s fast growing IDPA community and the Live Free Or Die State Championship,” said Scott Carnahan, Vice President, Equipment Category Marketing, The Safariland Group.

In addition to determining the New Hampshire state title, the match will also serve as the final leg of the King of New England contest presented by Apex Tactical. The 17th Annual Massachusetts State Championship and the New England Regional, both sponsored by Smith & Wesson, make up the first and second legs, respectively, of the newly announced series.

For more information on IDPA, 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 Safariland®
Established in 1964, Safariland® has earned worldwide renown and a leadership position in the industry for its technologically advanced holsters and other gear to the law enforcement, military, concealment and competitive sporting markets. Safariland holsters, belts and accessories provide users with high-quality tools to perform their jobs safely and effectively. Safariland is credited for developing the first Level III retention holster for the uniformed duty market. With a reputation for INNOVATION NOT IMITATION®, the Safariland brand continues its position as the worldwide leader in retention holsters. Safariland is a part of The Safariland Group family of brands. For more information, visit www.safariland.com/dutygear.

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Brownells Sponsors Smith & Wesson Live Free Or Die IDPA Match

by Editor 9. October 2013 08:05
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Brownells – The World's Largest Supplier of Firearms Accessories and Gunsmithing Tools™ − is continuing its commitment to the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) by sponsoring the 2013 Smith & Wesson Live Free Or Die State IDPA Championship.

Brownells joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, iMarksman, New England Tactical, RangeLog, Ruger, SIG SAUER, Taurus and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor of the match, as one of the main sponsors of the sold out championship event slated to take place October 18-20 at the Pioneer Sportsmen Club in Dunbarton, N.H.

“If there’s a competitive shooter that doesn’t know of, and buy from Brownells I don’t know who it is, and that’s because Brownells has been a longtime sponsor of matches like the Smith & Wesson Live Free Or Die State IDPA Championship,” said Ken Lambert, match director. “We greatly appreciate all that Brownells does for the shooting sports and are proud to announce them as a major sponsor of this year’s championship.”

“We at Brownells believe strongly in supporting the shooting sports and the “Live Free or Die” match is one of the great events for IDPA shooters. We’re honored to be a part of it,” said Matt Buckingham, president of Brownells.

In addition to determining the New Hampshire state title, the match will also serve as the final leg of the King of New England contest presented by Apex Tactical. The 17th Annual Massachusetts State Championship and the New England Regional, both sponsored by Smith & Wesson, make up the first and second legs, respectively, of the newly announced series.

For more information on IDPA, 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 Brownells:
Founded in 1939, Brownells is an Iowa-based, family-owned company that supplies more than 82,000 firearms parts, accessories, reloading components, gunsmithing tools, and ammunition to armorers, gunsmiths, the military, and shooters worldwide. In addition to their industry-leading 100% lifetime guarantee - forever - on EVERY product sold, their staff of veteran Gun Techs is available to assist customers with technical help to fix any gun-related problem - free of charge. There are no minimum order sizes or return/exchange fees. To place an order, or for more information, call 800-741-0015 or visit www.brownells.com.

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