S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 13 - Cubical Craze

by Editor 7. February 2015 14:33
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SCENARIO: You walk into a securities exchange to perform some financial business, when sophisticated criminal gangs have taken control and are forcing the traders at gunpoint to make transactions that will put money into bogus accounts. Save your money makers.

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

At P1 open the door and draw to engage T1 with 2 rounds from cover. Advance to P2 and engage T2 and T3 with 2 rounds each from cover. Advance to P3 and engage T4 & T5 with 2 rounds each. Then advance to P4 to engage T6 with 2 rounds. Cover must be used where available.

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

STAGE DESIGN: Chris Tessier & Aaron Haines

STAGE SPONSOR: Michigan Ammo Co.

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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 IDPA Indoor Nationals Welcomes Back Michigan Ammo As Major Sponsor

by Editor 4. February 2014 07:35
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Michigan Ammo Company is once again supporting the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) and has signed on as one of the returning major sponsors of the sold-out 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Michigan Ammo Company joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Blade-Tech, Brownells, Colt, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, FMG Publications, GunUp.com, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Rand Brands, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Wilson Combat and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the match. As part of their support, Michigan Ammo Company will sponsor one of the 14 stages in the competition.

“We’re very pleased to continue our relationship with the Michigan Ammo Company which has been a constant presence these last couple years at the Smith & Wesson hosted championships,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

“Michigan Ammo Company is a proud supporter of the shooting sports and our ongoing partnership with IDPA, Smith & Wesson and the national level championships they host,” said Mike Patrick, president of Michigan Ammo Company.

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 from companies like Michigan Ammo Company.

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 Back Up Gun Nationals: Stage 10 - Firewood Shootout

by Editor 11. November 2013 16:45
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SCENARIO: You are cutting and splitting firewood with your friends when bad guys spot you and decide you look like easy prey, so they try to take your equipment. You see that they have guns and try to warn your friend. As you are fighting out of harm’s way, they grab your friend as cover.

PROCEDURE:

String One: Standing at P1, facing down range with gun at low ready. On the buzzer, engage T1-T5 with one round each in tactical priority.

String Two: At P2, same as string #1.

String Three: At P3, same as string #1.

SCORING: Limited Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
15
TARGETS: 5 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best Three On Target

STAGE DESIGN: Warren Baker

STAGE SPONSOR: Michigan Ammo Co.

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Michigan Ammo Sponsors Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals

by Editor 16. October 2013 07:45
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Michigan Ammo Company has signed on as a major sponsor of the inaugural Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals taking place November 14-16, 2013, according to officials with the International Defensive Pistol Association.

The Michigan Ammo Company joins Apex Tactical Specialties, the National Shooting Sports Foundation and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting this latest IDPA national championship event. As part of their support Michigan Ammo Company will sponsor one of the 13 stages in the competition.

“The Michigan Ammo Company has been very generous in their support for the major championships hosted by Smith & Wesson and we’re very pleased to welcome them as a sponsor of the inaugural Back Up Gun Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

“We appreciate all the work Smith & Wesson does in hosting major IDPA competitions and we’re proud to once again partner with them as a sponsor of the new Back Up Gun National Championship,” said Mike Patrick, president of Michigan Ammo Company.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals will feature a 13-stage course of fire with a round count of 180. Held on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, match officials expect the event to draw upwards of 200 top IDPA shooters vying for titles in either the Pistol or Revolver division.

Registration for the match has begun and just a handful of slots are still available for those interested in competing. Registration is being conducted online at MatchReg.com/BUG.

For more information on IDPA, the inaugural Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals 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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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 10: African Safari

by Editor 16. February 2013 07:00
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So you're doing your Hemingway thing after hunting all day in the African sun when your camp is attacked by 7 bad guys. The stage is called 'African Safari' and it was designed by Lou Denys. The stage is sponsored by Michigan Ammo Company.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Joe Buchanan.

SCENARIO: You are seated in your camp after a day of hunting, admiring the sunset. Suddenly a gang of bad guy’s, drawn by your cooking fire, attack the camp. Defend yourself.

PROCEDURE: Start seated, hands on knees with gun loaded to division capacity and holstered.

At the buzzer stand, hit the activator button with your strong hand, draw and advance to P1, engage targets with 2 rounds each as they become visible.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT: 14
TARGETS: 7 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: Michigan Ammo Company

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Michigan Ammo Co. Returns As Major Sponsor Of IDPA’s Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals

by Editor 8. February 2013 07:21
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Michigan Ammo Company is returning as a major sponsor of the 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship according to an announcement by the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA).

“The Michigan Ammo Company has been extremely generous in its support for the shooting sports and IDPA in particular. We’re very pleased to welcome them back as one of the major sponsors of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

The Michigan Ammo Company joins ACADEMI, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, GLOCK, GlockTriggers.com, Harris Publications, Mossberg, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Panteao Productions, Ruger, Taurus, Trijicon, Wilson Combat and match host Smith & Wesson as a major sponsor of the competition. As part of their sponsorship the Michigan Ammo Company will sponsor one of the 13 stages in the championship match.

“It is a pleasure and an honor to support the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals. It is truly a professionally run match with skilled shooters competing. I look forward to continuing our relationship with IDPA and the S&W Indoor Nationals,” said Mike Patrick, president of Michigan Ammo Company.

Regarded as one of the finest competitive shooting matches in the country, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship represents the official start of IDPA’s competition season. 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.

The 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship will take place February 21-23 on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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 also connect with IDPA online by following @OfficialIDPA on Twitter, like ShootIDPA on Facebook, watch IDPA TV, or check for regular updates on the DOWN ZERO Blog.

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