S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 7 - Get OFF My Lawn!

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:30
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SCENARIO: You are sitting on your front porch when a group of local gang bangers try’s to steal your Grand Torino.

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

At the buzzer, drop the rifle activating T1-T3 and engage T1-T3 with 2 rounds each. Engage T4 with 2 rounds each while advancing to P2. At P2, engage T5 – T8 with 2 rounds each, using the car as cover.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
16
TARGETS: 8 IDPA, 3 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Trevor Baucom & Brian Steskla

STAGE SPONSOR: Warren Tactical Sights
WEBSITE: www.WarrenTactical.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 7 - Escape from the Hospital

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:30
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SCENARIO: After being harassed by a biker gang, while driving your Range Rover in NYC, they pulled you out of the car and messed you up bad. After finally leaving the hospital, you see the same gang waiting outside to exact further revenge for their injured comrades.

PROCEDURE: P1, seated in the wheelchair, gun loaded to division capacity, pointed at the X on the door. Ammo carriers loaded to division capacity, on the belt.

Open the door with your support hand and engage targets with 2 rounds each. All shooting and reloading must be from a seated position with your feet on the footplates at all times.

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

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
18
TARGETS: 9 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Trevor Baucom, Gene Gelberger & MetroWestTactical

STAGE SPONSOR: Warren Tactical Sights
WEBSITE: www.WarrenTactical.com

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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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S&W Back Up Gun Nationals: Stage 5 - Home Invasion

by Editor 10. November 2013 16:00
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SCENARIO:

PROCEDURE:

Start position is at P1, gun in box, loaded with 5 rounds. Low light.

String One: Lying in bed on your back with hands at side. On the buzzer, retrieve your firearm and while prone, engage T1-T5 with one shot each in tactical priority. The night stand may be placed at either end of the bed, at the shooters discretion.

String Two: Sitting on the edge of the bed, gun at the low ready, loaded with 5 rounds, engage T1-T5 with one round each in tactical priority.

String Three: At P3 gun at low ready, loaded with 5 rounds. Engage T1-T5 with one round each in tactical priority, using the dresser as low cover.

SCORING: Limited Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
 15
TARGETS: 5 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 On Target

STAGE DESIGN: Brian Steskla

STAGE SPONSOR: Warren Tactical Sights
WEBSITE: www.WarrenTactical.com

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Warren Claims High Senior Title At Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 27. February 2013 07:45
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – For the fourth time in six years Scott Warren of Warren Tactical Sights has claimed the High Senior title at the International Defensive Pistol Association’s Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

Warren, who previously won the title in 2008, 2009 and 2010, finished ninth overall in the match and third Master in the Enhanced Service Pistol division with a final time of 200.08 seconds with 76 points down.

“Scott has always been one of IDPA’s top competitors and among the best pistol shooters in America. Regardless of who’s competing in the match, Scott is going to bring his ‘A’ game and that’s exactly what he did this past weekend at the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

Second place in the Senior category went to Dave Harrington of Team Panteao, competing as a Master in the ESP division, with 203.66 (54). Team Smith & Wesson’s Jerry Miculek, who won the Enhanced Service Revolver title, finished third among the Seniors with 215.47 (55). Rounding out the top five were Bill Go of Academi with 229.07 (62) as a Master in the Stock Service Pistol division and James Martino, the 2012 defending champ and an ESP Master, who finished with 233,88 (78).

The 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship took place February 21-23 at the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center in Springfield, Mass., drawing many of the shooting sports' top pistol shooters from 28 states, one U.S. territory and three foreign nations.

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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Warren Tactical Sights Sponsors IDPA’s Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals

by Editor 19. February 2013 10:12
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) announced that Warren Tactical Sights, makers of pistol sights for law enforcement, concealed carry and competition, will be a major sponsor of the 2013 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship.

“Warren Tactical Sights are a favorite among many IDPA competitors and that’s thanks to Scott Warren’s continued support for IDPA matches, like the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals, and his own outstanding performance as a national champion,” said Robert Ray, membership and executive director for IDPA.

Warren Tactical Sights joins ACADEMI, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, CORBON, FMG Publications, GLOCK, GlockTriggers.com, Harris Publications, Insight Technology, Michigan Ammo Company, Mossberg, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, Nighthawk Custom, Panteao Productions, Ruger, Sig Sauer Academy, Speed Shooter Specialties, Taurus, Trijicon, Wilson Combat and match host Smith & Wesson as a major sponsor of the competition. As part of their sponsorship Warren Tactical Sights will host a Wednesday night hospitality and registration suite for the benefit of all competitors attending the match.

“Over the last 15 years of competing in the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals I’ve watched as IDPA has grown to become a major shooting sport. IDPA’s tremendous growth is thanks, in part, to the role Smith & Wesson has played in building the Indoor Nationals into the organization’s flagship event. I’m proud to support this match as both a competitor and a sponsor,” said Scott Warren, owner of Warren Tactical Sights.

Additional industry sponsors include Action Target, Apex Tactical Specialties, Blade-Tech, Cheaper Than Dirt!, Ergo Grip, Guns & Gear Outlet, Heckler & Koch, Hogue Grips, Leupold, Militec, PowerTech/Smith & Wesson Flashlights, Predator Tactical, Pro Ears, Rainier Ballistics, Ritchie Leather, Safariland, Samson, Schuemann Barrels, StormLake Barrels, Swab-its, Tarheel Targets and Taylor Brands/Smith & Wesson Knives.

Widely 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 sold-out 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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