S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 3: No Such Thing As A “Simple Warrant”

by Editor 19. February 2013 13:30
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So there you are, serving up a heaping helping of warrant when things go...well, all sorts of wrong. 'No Such Thing As A “Simple Warrant”' was designed by Chris Klassanos and is sponsored by CORBON.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Chris Klassanos.

SCENARIO: You are serving a simple warrant when things go bad. Deal with the threats as you clear your assigned area.

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

At the signal open door with strong hand, engage T1- charging target and T2- T3 when available. P1 is standing in the doorway, use of cover is NOT required. Proceed to P2 and engage T4 - steel behind it must fall, engage T5 ,T6 & T7 when available. Proceed to P3, engage T8 & T9.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
 18
TARGETS: 9 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: CORBON
WEBSITE: www.ShopCorbon.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 4: Skill Drill

by Editor 19. February 2013 07:00
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Think of it as a "put up or shut up" kinda stage. Stage 4 dares you run 6 rounds freestyle, 6 rounds strong hand and 6 rounds weak hand – and ace it. It's a straight up 'Skill Drill' and was designed by Lou Denys. Our friends at Ruger are the people to thank for the stage sponsorship.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Chris Klassanos.

SCENARIO: You don't need no stinkin' scenario. This is a skill drill.

PROCEDURE: Start standing at P1, loaded with 6 rounds, holstered, with hands at side.

On the signal, draw and while moving to P2 engage target with 6 rounds free style. Reload with 6 rounds and engage target strong hand only, reload and finish weak hand only with 6 rounds. All magazines loaded to 6 rounds max.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 1 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 6 Above Head
 Perf. Best 12 Below Neck Perf. CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: Ruger
WEBSITE: www.Ruger.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 6: Hell At The Hospital

by Editor 18. February 2013 15:30
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It ain't easy being a first responder, especially when those Eastern European terrorists won't give up. And when they're willing to chase you into the hospital, well you know you're in for one helluva day. Of course you aren't about to give up either. 'Hell At The Hospital' was designed by Jo-Anne McKeon and is sponsored by XS Sight Systems.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Ted Picard.

SCENARIO: After fending off an attack while transporting your charge, you are pushing him through the Emergency Room where more enemy agents stage another attack. You must eliminate the threat.

PROCEDURE: Start at P1 with both hands on gurney.

On the signal, pull patient to cover using weak hand, while drawing your firearm and engaging T1 & T2 with your strong hand only in tactical priority. Once the patient is behind cover, go to cover on either side of the doorway and engage the remaining threat targets in tactical priority.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
 18
TARGETS: 9 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: XS Sight Systems
WEBSITE: www.XSSights.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 5: Hell On Wheels

by Editor 18. February 2013 07:00
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Don't you hate it when Eastern European terrorists come after you? 'Hell On Wheels' – designed by Taras Rudko and sponsored by FMG Publications – pits you against these terrorists who are after the diplomat you are transporting to the hospital. The terrorists think you're just an EMT. Aren't they in for a surprise!

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Ted Picard.

SCENARIO: You are a trained medic and low profile security specialist. Your assignment is to help transport a sick diplomat from an Eastern European country from the airport to a hospital. Unfortunately, several enemy agents have followed you and decided to take action when you are stopped at a crowded intersection. Thinking that you are nothing more than a medic, 2 of them jump out of their vehicle, throw open the ambulance doors, and draw their weapons. You must take action to defend your charge.

PROCEDURE: Start kneeling inside ambulance, both hands on patient.

When the ambulance doors open, draw and engage T1 and T2 in tactical sequence, then engage T3-T6 in tactical sequence.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
 12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: FMG Publications
WEBSITE: www.FMGPublications.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 9: Zebras, Oh My!

by Editor 17. February 2013 17:45
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Did you know that Bubba owns a Zebra Ranch in Pittsburgh? Better question, did you know there was such a thing as a zebra ranch? Neither did we, so it wasn't a surprise when we discovered that 'Zebras, Oh My!' means you have to save Bubba from zebras gone bad. Stage 9 was designed by Terry Burba and Kitty Richards, and you have ACADEMI to thank for the stage sponsorship.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Terry Burba.

SCENARIO: You are visiting Bubba’s Zebra Ranch in Pittsburgh when you see Bubba being attacked by the errant striped animals.

PROCEDURE: Start with your gun loaded to capacity and standing at the port, hands over mouth in shock.

Upon start signal, using the door frame as cover, draw and fire 2 shots on each body, then one shot on each head, in that order.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
 9
TARGETS: 3 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 On The Body, Best 1 On The Head
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: ACADEMI
WEBSITE: www.ACADEMI.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 8: Tigers

by Editor 17. February 2013 12:56
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It's not 'God Save The Queen' on stage 8 but You Save The Queen. 'Tigers' was designed by Terry Burba and Kitty Richards and requires you to come to the rescue of Joyce Wilson...the Queen Tiger. Please note, this is a pick up gun stage. Stage 8 is sponsored by Trijicon.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Terry Burba.

SCENARIO: While visiting Joyce in her office at IDPA Headquarters, you hear her scream from the foyer. You open her desk drawer to find a firearm and discover a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9 MM. Save Queen Tiger!

PROCEDURE: Start standing hands relaxed at sides. Gun Ready Condition: Gun loaded to magazine capacity and on mat.

Upon start signal, pick up firearm from the mat and fire 2 shots on targets T1 –T4.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
8
TARGETS: 4 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: Trijicon
WEBSITE: www.Trijicon.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 7: Lions

by Editor 17. February 2013 06:49
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Two words strike fear in the hearts of IDPA shooters, and they are 'Kitty' and 'Terry'. Stage 7 is called 'Lions' and was designed by Terry Burba and Kitty Richards so you could – apparently – shoot some lions at the Sheetz gas station while pumping gas. We don't understand it either but have learned to never question the mad genius of these two. Stage 7 is sponsored by GLOCK.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Terry Burba.

SCENARIO: While pumping gas at the Sheetz station near the zoo, three escaped lions attack Kitty. Save her!

PROCEDURE: Start standing with hands relaxed at sides, gun loaded to division capacity and holstered.

Upon start signal, fire 3 shots on lion targets T1 –T3 in tactical sequence.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
9
TARGETS: 3 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 On Target
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: GLOCK
WEBSITE: www.GLOCK.com

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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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S&W Indoor Nationals Stage 11: Last Chance Gold Mine

by Editor 15. February 2013 07:00
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When's the last time you ran into claim jumpers? Well they're here in Springfield on the stage called 'Last Chance Gold Mine' and you got to face off against them - 6 of them. The stage was designed by Lou Denys and is sponsored by International Cartridge.

CSO: Your CSO for this stage will be Phil Torres.

SCENARIO: You are headed to work on your claim with your partners and discover that claim jumpers have taken them hostage. Free them and defend yourself.

PROCEDURE: Start at P1 with gun loaded to division capacity, holstered, and hands on the pick axe.

At the buzzer, draw and advance to P2, using cover, engage targets with 2 body and 1 head shot each as they become visible, then advance to P3 and finish.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT: 18
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 body and one head on 
target. At least 1 round above and 1 round below the neck perf.
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE SPONSOR: International Cartridge
WEBSITE: www.ICCAmmo.com
 

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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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