2018 IDPA National Championship

by Administrator 8. December 2017 11:31
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IDPA is excited to announce the dates and location of our 2018 US National Championship.

The 2018 event will be held September 13 - 15, 2018 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park in Talladega, AL.

NASCAR fans will recognize Talladega as the home of the Talladega Super Speedway . However, located two miles from the world - famous Talladega Superspeedway , Talladega is also home to the CMP’s 500 - acre facility . It features a 15 action pistol bays , a 600 - yard rifle range wi th targets at 200, 300 and 600 yards, a 100 - yard multi - purpose range and a 50 - yard pistol range. It also includes a trap field, 5 - stand field and a 15 - station sporting clays field – all with automated trap machines.

With this move in location we will also have a new Match Director. Chad Barber, recently retired from the Coast Guard, is a familiar name to those that have enjoyed the great IDPA matches at the S&W facility in Massachusetts as both a stage designer, CSO and MD for matches there. Well versed in building and running matches, we are expecting a great event f rom him and his team. Assisting him in the AMD role is Sam Henderson, MD of the challenging and exciting Masters match in AL and Nicky Carter, AC for Mississippi and a respected MD.

We are looking forward to seeing you there in September!

 

 

 

 

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New events being added!

by Administrator 27. November 2017 13:03
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The 2018 shooting season will be here before you know it! You can visit http://www.idpa.com/compete/competitionsearch to find next year's events. Matches fill up quick so start planning now! 

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Tactical Journal

by Administrator 17. November 2017 07:39
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Did you know that you can few all the past Tactical Journals at http://www.idpa.com/tactical-journal? The online Tactical Journals go all the way back to 2004! 

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Thank you to all our sponsors!

by Administrator 14. November 2017 15:57
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We want to again thank all of our 2017 IDPA US National Championship sponsors.  

 

To see a complete list of sponsors visit the link below.

ThankYouSponsorsPages.pdf (564.48 kb)

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IDPA HQ Closed Nov. 23-24

by Administrator 12. November 2017 15:54
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IDPA HQ will be closed on November 23-24 for Thanksgiving. We hope everyone has a safe holiday!

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New Gear in the Range Bag

by Administrator 12. November 2017 15:46
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Have you checked out the new gear that we have recently put into the IDPA Range Bag? The perfect gifts for the upcoming holidays!

Go check out all the gear at https://store.idpa.com.  
IDPA Classic Coffee Mug

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Glenn Shelby Wins CDP Title at Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 5. March 2015 16:37
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Wilson Combat’s Glenn Shelby returned to the winner’s circle when he captured the Custom Defensive Pistol division title at the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals this past weekend in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Shelby, who is the dominating force in his division, claimed the CDP title with his final time of 217.45 seconds while shooting just 39 points down. Overall, Shelby placed fourth among the 328 shooters competing in the annual championship.

“Glenn is a tremendous shooting talent and has been the leading CDP competitor in IDPA over the last few years. Winning the Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals, yet again, shows that 2015 is likely going to be another great year for Glenn,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

Second place in the division went to Smith & Wesson’s David Olhasso who finished sixth overall with 225.16 (65). Shelby’s Wilson Combat teammate Austin Proulx took first Master and finished 16th overall with 241.81 (72). Rounding out the top five were Team Colt’s Mark Redl who finished fourth in the division, 18th overall and claimed the High Senior title with 243.58 (71) while Chris Chamberlin placed fifth, and 20th overall, with 245.32 (70).

Elsewhere in the Custom Defensive Pistol division, Bob Biehl took first Expert with 268.23 (50), Andy Holton won first Sharpshooter with 335.97 (119) and Danielle Vermeulen claimed first Marksman with 398.74 (142).

Smith & Wesson has hosted the IDPA Indoor National Championship on the indoor ranges of their Shooting Sports Center for 18 years. One of the most popular matches on the IDPA competition calendar, the Indoor Nationals serves as the official start of the IDPA season.

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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Randi Rogers Wins Smith & Wesson Indoor Nationals Ladies Title

by Editor 5. March 2015 16:30
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Randi Rogers of Team Comp-Tac and Team Smith & Wesson claimed the Ladies title at the 2015 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals this past weekend in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Rogers, who competed in the Stock Service Pistol division, finished with a final time of 247.46 seconds while shooting 75 points down. This is the seventh time Rogers has taken the Ladies title at the Indoor Nationals.

“Randi is one of the very best shooters in IDPA, and not just among the women. She holds multiple national and world titles in the shooting sports and we’re proud to recognize her among IDPA’s best,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

Finishing second behind Rogers was fellow Smith & Wesson shooter Julie Golob who also competed in the SSP division and shot the match in 267.52 seconds with 86 points down. Third place went to Enhanced Service Pistol division shooter Joanna Lenczewska with 314.61 (133). Katie Rowe finished fourth with 382.04 (161) in SSP while Danielle Vermeulen rounded out the top five shooting a final time of 398.74 (142) in the Custom Defensive Pistol division.

Smith & Wesson has hosted the IDPA Indoor National Championship on the indoor ranges of their Shooting Sports Center for 18 years. One of the most popular matches on the IDPA competition calendar, the Indoor Nationals serves as the official start of the IDPA season.

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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Colt’s Mark Redl Wins Senior Title at Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

by Editor 5. March 2015 16:19
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Colt’s shooting team member Mark Redl won High Senior at the 2015 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals this past weekend in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Redl competed as a Master in the Custom Defensive Pistol division where he finished fourth, and 18th overall out of the more than 320 shooters competing in the championship. He shot 71 points down and posted a final time of 243.58 seconds.

“Congratulations to Mark and Team Colt on taking High Senior at this year’s Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals. Mark faced off against some very strong shooters and held on to take the title,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

Second place in the race for the Senior title went to Team Smith & Wesson’s Jerry Miculek who competed in the Enhanced Service Revolver division with 263.81 (80). Bob Biehl, another CDP shooter, finished third with 268.23 (50). Rounding out the top five were Walt Proulx competing in CDP with 276.48 (108) and Scott Warren who finished with 280.05 (122) while competing in the Enhanced Service Pistol division.

Smith & Wesson has hosted the IDPA Indoor National Championship on the indoor ranges of their Shooting Sports Center for 18 years. One of the most popular matches on the IDPA competition calendar, the Indoor Nationals serves as the official start of the IDPA season.

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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Miculek Outpaces Lentz to Claim Smith & Wesson ESR Indoor Title

by Editor 5. March 2015 15:40
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BERRYVILLE, Ark. – Team Smith & Wesson shooters, and two of the top wheelgun shooters in the shooting sports, Jerry Miculek and Josh Lentz battled for the Enhanced Service Revolver division title at the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals with Miculek taking the championship by 13.69 seconds.

Miculek won 10 of the 13 stages on his way to posting a final time of 263.81 seconds with 80 down. Lentz, who won the other three stages, finished with 64 points down in a time of 277.50.

“Jerry Miculek continues to dominate the revolver shooting sports. His talent and skill with a wheelgun is unparalleled so it’s no surprise that he’s collected yet another IDPA national title,” said Joyce Wilson, executive director of IDPA.

Rounding out the top five in the division were Bill Thorpe, an Expert class shooter, with 377.54 (121). Master shooter Ken Ortbach claimed fourth with 379.87 (129) while Roger Coutant, another Expert, took fifth with 444.99 (187).

Smith & Wesson has hosted the IDPA Indoor National Championship on the indoor ranges of their Shooting Sports Center for 18 years. One of the most popular matches on the IDPA competition calendar, the Indoor Nationals serves as the official start of the IDPA season.

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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