Self Defense Assn. Sponsoring Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 24. February 2015 07:25
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Self Defense Association (SDA), which provides training and educational resources, up-to-date information on state firearms laws, and financial support to such organizations as Project Child-Safe, will once again be a major sponsor supporting this week’s Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

“IDPA is proud to continue our relationship with the Self Defense Association and appreciate their generous support for the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

The Self Defense Association joins ACADEMI, Apex Tactical Specialties, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, FMG Publications, GLOCK, Harris Publications, the National Rifle Association, Sig Sauer Academy, Springfield Armory, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the IDPA Indoor Nationals. As part of their sponsorship, the Self Defense Association will host one of the nightly hospitality suites open to all competitors and staff participating in the championship.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship, now in its 18th consecutive year, serves as the official start of the IDPA season. The 2015 match takes place February 26-28 and will draw upwards of 350 of the best IDPA shooters to Springfield, Massachusetts to compete on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals or to join the more than 24,000 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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Self Defense Assn. Sponsors Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals

by Editor 5. November 2014 07:30
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Self Defense Association (SDA), which provides training and educational resources, up-to-date information on state firearms laws, and financial support to such organizations as Project Child-Safe, has once again signed on as a major sponsor of the 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals.

“We are thrilled to have the Self Defense Association back supporting this year’s Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals and deeply appreciate their generous sponsorship of this and other IDPA matches,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

The Self Defense Association joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Brownells, Colt, Comp-Tac, FMG Publications, GLOCK, Harris Publications, Kimber, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the Sig Sauer Academy, Springfield Armory, Voodoo Tactical, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting this popular IDPA national championship event. As part of their sponsorship, SDA will be sponsoring a hospitality room.

The 2014 Smith & Wesson Back Up Gun Nationals will be held November 6-8 on the indoor ranges of the company’s Shooting Sports Center.

For more information on IDPA, the 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals or to join the more than 24,000 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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Self Defense Association Sponsors 2014 S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 31. January 2014 07:30
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The sold-out 2014 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship continues to pick up support as the Self Defense Association (SDA) is the latest to sign on as a major sponsor.

SDA is an exclusive association consisting of concealed carry permit holders. SDA caters to these concealed carry permit holders by providing additional training and education resources, discount programs tailored to the concealed carry holder and up to $250,000 self-defense coverage.

SDA 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, Wilson Combat and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the match.

“We want to thank the Self Defense Association for their ongoing support of IDPA competition and welcome them as a major sponsor of the 2014 Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

As part of their support, the Self Defense Association will host the Thursday night hospitality and registration suite for the benefit of all competitors attending the match.

“SDA is proud to sponsor IDPA. We believe in the continual training in the safe use of firearms and IDPA is a great organization for everyone that has a concealed carry permit to join to become more proficient with their handguns,” said Darryl Swagerty of the Self Defense Association.

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 the Self Defense Association.

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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Self Defense Association Sponsors Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals

by Editor 29. October 2013 09:09
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The Self Defense Association (SDA), which provides training and educational resources, up-to-date information on state firearms laws, and financial support to such organizations as Project Child-Safe, has signed on as one of the major sponsors of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals.

The Self Defense Association joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Harris Publications, Michigan Ammo Company, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, SIG SAUER and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting this latest IDPA national championship event. As part of their support, the Self Defense Association will be hosting a hospitality suite for competitors and staff.

“We’re very pleased to welcome the Self Defense Association as one of the major sponsors of the inaugural Smith & Wesson Back Up Gun Nationals and deeply appreciate their generous support of IDPA’s newest national championship,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

“At the Self Defense Association we believe whole heartedly in training, and IDPA is an ideal outlet for CCW permit holders to enhance their shooting and gun handling skills. We’re proud to support IDPA and the Smith & Wesson Back Up Gun Nationals,” said Darryl Swagerty of the Self Defense Association.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals will take place November 14-16 and 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 is open 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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