S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 11 - A Good Day, Ice Fishing, Goes Bad

by Editor 7. February 2015 14:22
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SCENARIO: During a successful ice fishing trip, a pack of wolves get the scent of your catch and move in on your buddy while he has his back turned. You must save your buddy and the catch.

PROCEDURE: Start at P1, holstered, loaded to division capacity, Ice auger in both hands.

At the buzzer, drop the auger, draw your weapon and engage each target with 3 shots each in tactical sequence (1,1,1,1,1,3,2,2,2,2,2)

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Warren Baker

STAGE SPONSOR: Speed Shooter Specialties
WEBSITE: www.SpeedShooterSpecialties.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 11 - Rescue the Scientist

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:50
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SCENARIO: You are part of a SRT trying to rescue two scientists forced to run a meth lab. As you breach the building, you come under automatic gun fire. Rescue the Scientists!

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

At the signal, engage T1-T5 with 2 rounds each in Tactical Priority. The popper activates T1 & T5, and the steel must fall.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 5 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat, 2 Steel
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Lou Denys

STAGE SPONSOR: Speed Shooter Specialties
WEBSITE: www.SpeedShooterSpecialties.com

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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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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 12: Cosmic Bowling

by Editor 14. February 2013 12:30
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Rolling a few balls wasn't supposed to end up like this. 'Cosmic Bowling' isn't exactly a scene out of The Big Lebowski, but there is a bowling ball and you do get to use your gun as you face armed gang bangers (8 IDPA targets). This stage was designed by Brian Steskla and sponsored by Speed Shooter Specialties.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Brian Steskla.

SCENARIO: You are enjoying a night of bowling with your league when the bowling alley is invaded by armed gang bangers looking to steal everyone’s money. Defend yourself.

PROCEDURE: Start at P-1 with bowling ball in both hands, gun holstered and loaded to IDPA capacity.

On the buzzer, drop the ball onto the pressure pad to activate moving targets. Draw and while retreating to scoring table engage movers, T1 & T2. Using low cover behind table engage remaining targets as they become visible.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT: 16
TARGETS: 8 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
CONCEALMENT: Required, Will Be Supplied

STAGE SPONSOR: Speed Shooter Specialties
WEBSITE: www.SpeedShooterSpecialties.com

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Speed Shooter Specialties Back As Major Sponsor Of IDPA’s Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals

by Editor 11. February 2013 07:23
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that Speed Shooter Specialties, one of the top online retailers catering to competition shooters using Smith & Wesson products, has returned as a major sponsor of the 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Speed Shooter Specialties joins ACADEMI, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, GLOCK, GlockTriggers.com, Harris Publications, Michigan Ammo Company, 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 Speed Shooter Specialties will sponsor one of the 13 stages in the championship match.

“Speed Shooter Specialties is one of the most popular sources for competition equipment thanks to their focus on the competition shooter and their tireless commitment to supporting the shooting sports. We’re very pleased to welcome them back as a major sponsor of the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

“The efforts of IDPA, its members and sponsors are crucial to keeping the shooting sports available to all. We’re very excited to be a returning sponsor of such a legendary match,” said Kenny Dickerson of Speed Shooter Specialties.

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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