S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 9 - Praise the Lord & Pass the Ammunition

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:40
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SCENARIO: As church treasurer, you are counting the offering during your lunch hour on Monday. At the window, you see ruffians breaking in to rob the church. Take action!

PROCEDURE: Start seated in the chair, firearm loaded to division capacity in the bible. Ammo is on your belt. Your hands are clasped in prayer.

At the signal, retrieve your firearm from the Bible and engage T1-T3 with 2 rounds each to the body, and then re-engage each target with 2 rounds to the head. All shots must be taken while seated.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 3 IDPA
SCORED HITS: Best 2 below the neck perf and 2 above the neck perf
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Kitty Richards

STAGE SPONSOR: Colt
WEBSITE: www.Colt.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 8 - At the Salon

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:35
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SCENARIO: Knowing that nail salons house lots of cash, some bad actors burst in during your manicure and take the nail salon owner hostage. Save him.

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

At the signal, toss the basin to activate the swinger and engage T1-T4 with 3 shots each.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 4 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Kitty Richards

STAGE SPONSOR: GLOCK
WEBSITE: www.GLOCK.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 Indoor Nationals: Stage 6 - Gun Store Hold-Up

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:25
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SCENARIO: While working at the local gun store less than desirable members of society decide to become gun owners by illegal means.

PROCEDURE: Start at P1, firearm in the drawer (either side at the shooters discretion), loaded magazine in the gun, chamber empty. Revolver loaded and cylinder closed. Spare loading devices in the drawer.

At the signal, take low cover (at least one knee on the floor) and engage T1-T6 with 2 rounds each in tactical priority. Opening the drawer will activate the mover.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Not Required

STAGE DESIGN: Brian Steskla

STAGE SPONSOR: Apex Tactical Specialties
WEBSITE: www.ApexTactical.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 5 - Night Time Drug Raid

by Editor 17. February 2014 22:20
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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, open the door with strong hand and engage T1 and T2 with 3 rounds each. Move to P2 and engage T3 and T4 with 3 rounds each. Move to P3 and engage T5 and T6 with 3 rounds each.

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

STAGE DESIGN: Lou Denys

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

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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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