S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 4 - Daytime Drug Raid

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:15
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SCENARIO: You are part of a multi-agency task force conducting several raids throughout the day and night on suspected drug gang homes.

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

At the signal, while moving to cover, engage T1 and T2 with 3 rounds each. Move to the window and engage T3 & T4 with 3 rounds each. Then move to P3, open the door and engage T5-T6 with 3 rounds each.

NOTE: at P3, muzzle must remain above the orange line when opening the door.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Lou Denys

STAGE SPONSOR: Cor-Bon
WEBSITE: www.Corbon.com/

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 3 - Warehouse Intruders

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:10
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SCENARIO: You are working late at your warehouse when you hear noises in the back. You investigate and are confronted by armed robbers. Push your co-worker to safety and defend yourself.

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

At the signal push over the popper with strong hand and while retreating engage targets with 2 rounds each as they become visible.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
6
TARGETS: 3 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Lou Denys

STAGE SPONSOR: Wilson Combat
WEBSITE: www.WilsonCombat.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 2 - Cover Model or Pro Shooter?

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:05
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SCENARIO: Your big day as a sponsored pro shooter has arrived. The truck has just dropped off your ammo shipment and your first day has you with your publicist in a photo shoot with your guns and ammo as a back drop. In the middle of the photo shoot some dangerous people attempt to take you out to get your ammo hoard.

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

At the signal break from posing and load your photo props, engage T1-T3 from P1 in tactical sequence. Move to P2 and engage T4-T6 in tactical priority. Then move to P3, open the door and engage T5-T6 with 3 rounds each.

NOTE: At P3, muzzle must remain above the orange line when opening the door.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Chad Barber

STAGE SPONSOR: Panteao Productions
WEBSITE: www.PanteaoProductions.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 1 - Mike's Blind

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:00
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SCENARIO: Mike has taken you out to his favorite “honey hole” when danger approaches fast. Drop your shotgun as the boat approaches to fire randomly into your blind.

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

At the signal spring from the top of the duck blind while setting your shotgun down and draw your pistol. With 3 rounds each, engage T1 and T2 in the passing boat and T3 (peek-a-boo) which comes from behind the tree after the boat disappears. You’re then left to deal with the boat owner’s angry dogs coming through the marsh. Engage them with 3 rounds each.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
15
TARGETS: 5 IDPA, 1 Non-Treat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Chad Barber

STAGE SPONSOR: U.S. Coast Guard Academy
WEBSITE: www.CGA.edu

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RANGELOG Joins Others In Sponsoring 2014 S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 17. February 2014 17:02
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – RANGELOG, creators of the leading online-based personal logbook for tracking firearms maintenance, training and competitive performance, has signed on as a major sponsor for the upcoming Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

“We’re very pleased to have RANGELOG joining the list of industry leaders that are supporting the 2014 Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals as one of the match’s major sponsors,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

RANGELOG 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, 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, RANGELOG will be one of the companies hosting a special dinner to recognize the valuable contributions of the match’s all volunteer staff.

“RANGELOG is proud to be a sponsor of the 17th Annual Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship. As the shooting season begins, we are excited to see the field of new and returning IDPA competitors shooting at IDPA matches around the world,” said Rob Tate, director of shooting sports and an IDPA competitor. “RANGELOG is sponsoring the Safety Officer Appreciation dinner as our way of saying ‘thank you’ to Match Director Lou Denys and Assistant Match Director Terry Burba, and to all the match volunteers, safety officers and volunteers that come out to make these events a success.”

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 IDPA Indoor Nationals Adds Warren Tactical Sights As Major Sponsor

by Editor 14. February 2014 17:51
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Warren Tactical Sights, makers of pistol sights for law enforcement, concealed carry and competition, has joined the growing list of major sponsors for the upcoming Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

“IDPA is very pleased to continue its partnership with Warren Tactical Sights, which, thanks to Scott Warren, has been a incredibly supportive of IDPA competitions like the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

Warren Tactical Sights 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, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Speed Shooter Specialties, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor.

As part of their support, Warren Tactical Sights will be sponsoring one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

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.

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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ACADEMI Joins Others In Sponsoring S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 14. February 2014 12:22
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that ACADEMI, a leading, privately-held training and security solutions provider serving government and commercial customers worldwide, has returned as one of the major sponsors for the upcoming Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

As part of their support, ACADEMI will be sponsoring one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

“ACADEMI hosts its own IDPA monthly matches at its Salem, Conn. facility. They understand the importance of improving shooting skills through competition, and have been generous in their support of IDPA’s major matches,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

ACADEMI joins 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, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Speed Shooter Specialties, 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.

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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XS Sight Systems Returns As Sponsor of S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 12. February 2014 18:15
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – XS Sight Systems, makers of firearm sights that give the user considerable advantages in the highly dynamic world of threat situations, has again joined the list of major sponsors of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

As part of their support, XS Sight Systems will be sponsoring one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

“XS Sights is a strong sponsor of IDPA because of their commitment to promoting the shooting sports, and their focus on the CCW holder. IDPA members appreciate the generous support XS Sights and others in the industry have given to the 2014 Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals.,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

In sponsoring the sold-out 2014 match, XS Sight Systems is joined by 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, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Speed Shooter Specialties, Wilson Combat 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 from companies like XS Sight Systems.

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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Speed Shooter Specialties Back As Major Sponsor of S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 12. February 2014 10:12
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Speed Shooter Specialties, one of the top online retailers catering to competition shooters using Smith & Wesson products, will once again take its place among the major sponsors of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Speed Shooter Specialties joins 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, the Self Defense Association, SIG SAUER, Wilson Combat, XS Sights Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the sold-out 2014 match.

“The success of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals has a lot to do with the generosity of companies like Speed Shooter Specialties, which has long been dedicated to supporting the competitive shooter and the matches they compete in,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

As part of their support, Speed Shooter Specialties will be sponsoring one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

“We can't pass on the opportunity to support the IDPA Indoor Nationals.  Smith & Wesson and top tier pistol shooters: it doesn't get any better than that and we're glad to be a part of this match again,” said Kenny Dickerson of Speed Shooter Specialties.

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 Speed Shooter Specialties.

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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GLOCK Returns As Major Sponsor Of S&W IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 11. February 2014 07:40
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) 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 again be a major sponsor of the sold-out Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

GLOCK joins Apex Tactical Specialties, Blade-Tech, Brownells, Colt, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, FMG Publications, GunUp.com, Harris Publications, Leapers, Michigan Ammo Company, 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 2014 match.

“IDPA deeply appreciates GLOCK’s ongoing commitment to our sport, as well as all the shooting sports they support. Their generous sponsorship of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals is testament to how highly GLOCK values competitive shooting,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

As part of their support, GLOCK will be sponsoring one of the 14 stages in the course of fire.

“The kick-off of the IDPA shooting season is always filled with anticipation,” stated Josh Dorsey, VP of sales and marketing for GLOCK, Inc. “With GLOCKs new offerings for CDP and the BUG divisions, we are excited to be able to witness, and be a part of, this wonderful shooting discipline that exacts the finest out of each of its competitors.”

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 GLOCK.

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.

About GLOCK, Inc.
The GLOCK GROUP is a leading global manufacturer of pistols and accessories. GLOCK's superior engineering has produced a pistol with only 34 parts and a rugged polymer-frame, providing industry-leading reliability shot after shot. GLOCK is renowned for its pistols which are safe, featuring three safeties; simple, offering a low number of components to provide reliability; and fast, with no encumbering parts to slow the speed to fire. This combination makes GLOCK pistols the first choice among consumers and law enforcement, with approximately 65 percent of agencies within the United States choosing to carry GLOCK. Austrian-engineered, the group has manufacturing facilities in the United States and Austria. Based in Smyrna, Ga., GLOCK, Inc. is an advocate for our nation's law enforcement and military personnel, as well as all citizens' Second Amendment right to bear arms. For more information, please visit http://us.glock.com.

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