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 6 - Get OUT of My House!

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:25
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SCENARIO: You have chased the gang bangers off you lawn, but now they have invaded your house and are threatening your family, save them.

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

At the buzzer, engage T1 & T2 with two rounds each while retreating to P2 or P3. Open the window and engage T3 & T4 or T5 & T6 depending on which direction you chose, with 2 rounds each. Move to the opposite side and engage the remaining targets with 2 rounds each. Opening either window activates T7 & T8. NOTE: you must engage T7 & T8 before moving to the other side.

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

STAGE DESIGN: Mike Critser

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

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 5 - Evil Enchanted Forest

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:20
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SCENARIO: 

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

At the buzzer, engage T1-T4 with 3 rounds each, free style. All targets are equidistant (equal threat) and can be engaged in any order.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 4 IDPA
SCORED HITS: Best 3 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: D. Brian Kester

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

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 4 - The Enchanted Forest

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:15
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SCENARIO: You continue your journey through the park, flying monkeys are the least of your problems. As you make your way through the enchanted forest and defend yourself.

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

At the buzzer, engage T1-T4 with 2 rounds each from P1, steel must fall. Move to P2 engage T5 from cover with 2 rounds. Move to P3; engage T6-T7 with 2 rounds each, from cover using tactical priority.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT: 14
TARGETS: 7 IDPA, 2 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper, Steel Must Fall
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: Pasquile Vitetta, Jr.

STAGE SPONSOR: Guns & Gear Outlet
WEBSITE: www.GunsAndGearOutlet.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 3 - Bad Dreams in the Poppy Field

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:10
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SCENARIO: String 1 - You are resting on a conveniently located hillside after a flurry of activity and drift off to sleep. You are soon rudely awakened by a trio of deviants approaching at a somewhat rapid pace. Handle it. String 2 - You sit mentally drained, trying to refocus after your rude awakening, only to discover that more threats are looming. Defend yourself.

PROCEDURE: Start concealed, loaded to division capacity (both strings)

String 1 – At P1, lying on your support side facing the threats with your hands under your face as if sleeping. Firearm in the box; chambered and loaded to division capacity. All shots are freestyle, but must be taken while lying on stomach or support side.

String 2 - Seated on the hillside, gun at low ready, looking at the ground.

String 1 - Self-start. At P1, When ready, retrieve firearm from the box and engage threats, with 2 rounds each, in tactical priority. T1 & T2 are equal threats.

String 2 – At the buzzer, while seated, engage T1-T5 with 2 rounds each, in tactical sequence. After engaging T1-T5, proceed down the yellow brick road to P3 engaging threats as they appear, with 2 rounds each. T6 & T7 must be engaged while moving, T8 & T9 may be engaged while advancing or at P3

SCORING (String 1): Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
6
TARGETS: 3 IDPA
SCORED HITS: Best 2 on Paper
CONCEALMENT: Required

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

STAGE DESIGN: D. Brian Kester & Paul Jones

STAGE SPONSOR: Comp-Tac Victory Gear
WEBSITE: www.Comp-Tac.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 2 - Munchkin Land Gone a Little Wrong

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:05
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SCENARIO: As you and your family continue to travel through the amusement park, you come upon Munchkin Land. All is beautiful and fun until you look up and find that the landscape is now full of thugs and little criminals. Handle It.

PROCEDURE: At the buzzer, advance to P2 and engage T1 – T3 with 2 rounds each in tactical priority. Move to P3 or P4 and engage the visible targets with 2 rounds each using cover. Move to the opposite side and engage the remaining targets with 2 rounds each using cover. Movement forward is prohibited.

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

STAGE DESIGN: DR Cuddeback & Les Davala

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

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 1 - On The Fence, the Calm Before The Storm

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:00
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SCENARIO: You are enjoying your day, passing the time at the amusement park, walking along the fence line on your way to a picnic. You look up and see a number of interlopers out looking for trouble. Handle it.

PROCEDURE: Standing at P1, loaded to division capacity, holding the picnic basket on support side (either on the arm or in the hand). Other hand relaxed at your side.

At the buzzer, engage T1-T6 with 1 round each, to the body (below the neckline), STRONG HAND ONLY, while advancing down the fence line (all shots must be taken on the move). Basket must be held until all targets have been engaged AND you have reached P2. At P2 (after activating the non-threat), re-engage T1-T6 with one round each to the head (above the neck line), freestyle.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 1 on each head and 1 on each body
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: DR Cuddebaack

STAGE SPONSOR: Academi
WEBSITE: www.Academi.com

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S&W Indoor Nationals: Stage 1 - On The Fence, the Calm Before The Storm

by Editor 4. February 2015 21:00
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SCENARIO: You are enjoying your day, passing the time at the amusement park, walking along the fence line on your way to a picnic. You look up and see a number of interlopers out looking for trouble. Handle it.

PROCEDURE: Standing at P1, loaded to division capacity, holding the picnic basket on support side (either on the arm or in the hand). Other hand relaxed at your side.

At the buzzer, engage T1-T6 with 1 round each, to the body (below the neckline), STRONG HAND ONLY, while advancing down the fence line (all shots must be taken on the move). Basket must be held until all targets have been engaged AND you have reached P2. At P2 (after activating the non-threat), re-engage T1-T6 with one round each to the head (above the neck line), freestyle.

SCORING: Vickers
ROUND COUNT:
12
TARGETS: 6 IDPA, 1 Non-Threat
SCORED HITS: Best 1 on each head and 1 on each body
CONCEALMENT: Required

STAGE DESIGN: DR Cuddebaack

STAGE SPONSOR: Academi
WEBSITE: www.Academi.com

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ACADEMI Returns To Sponsor 2015 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 2. February 2015 11:09
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – ACADEMI, a leading, privately-held training and security solutions provider serving government and commercial customers worldwide, will once again be a major sponsor of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals.

ACADEMI joins Apex Tactical Specialties, FMG Publications, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the IDPA Indoor Nationals. As part of their support, ACADEMI will be one of the stage sponsors for the competition.

“ACADEMI understands the important roll competition plays in improving the gun handling skills of shooters and how matches like the Indoor Nationals provide the perfect platform for measuring those skills. We greatly appreciate their continued support for IDPA,” said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship, now in its 18th consecutive year, serves as the official start of the IDPA season. The 2015 match will take place February 26-28 and draws upwards of 350 of the best IDPA shooters to Springfield, Massachusetts to compete on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals or to join the more than 24,000 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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Alien Gear Holsters’ Unique Swappable Shell System

by Editor 28. January 2015 11:43
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HAYDEN, Idaho – Alien Gear Holsters, one of the fastest growing holster manufacturers in the concealed carry industry is experiencing continued success with it’s inventive universal shell system and Free Shell Trades for Life Guarantee.

Alien Gear holster owners can choose from over 350 custom molded shells designed for most handguns, complete with holes pre-drilled and ready to attach to the holster base. Removing the screws and spacers on the base allows you to easily swap one shell for another. This simple process eliminates buying one holster for each pistol that you own. Instead, only one holster base is needed for multiple shells.

Alien Gear Holsters’ wide selection of molded shells are available for semi-automatic or revolver styles. The shells are made of durable, .093” boltaron material which offers enhanced impact resistance and reduces cracking or deformation in extreme temperatures. Each shell is molded to the bottom of the gun to protect the front sights from impact and to prevent the pistol from wearing a hole in your garments.

Each Alien Gear Holsters shell costs only $12.88 and is backed by a Free Shell Trades for Life Guarantee. If you ever decide to carry a different handgun, Alien Gear Holsters will trade your previous shell to match your new gun. You may make unlimited trades as long as you own your Alien Gear Holster.

Learn more about Alien Gear Holsters swappable shells at aliengearholsters.com.

Founded in 2013, Alien Gear Holsters manufactures premium, incredibly comfortable holsters for concealed carry. Alien Gear Holsters are the most comfortable, concealable holsters on the planet. Any planet. For more information about Alien Gear Holsters, visit www.aliengearholsters.com.

 

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