We shoot outdoor idpa matches on the first, third, and fifth saturday of the month at the mission 160 range south of whitewright, and on the fourth saturday of the month at the greenville police department range west of. Idpa matches first one for my home club of west shore sportsmen just outside of harrisburg is the last sunday of the month in february, 2008. Ipa teams the ipa is a group of shooters in teams that compete against one another in an nra sanctioned league located in upstate new york and northeastern pa. This an action shooting sport the is designed to help keep shooters keep practiced and proficient in defensive handgun skills. Hits are counted and any misses are noted at 5pts each.
The problem with beach bunny that we were trying to overcome, is that beach bunny is computerspecific. Welcome to idpa scoring, perhaps the single most confusing part of our wonderful sport. Idpa scoring georgia mountain shooting association. Shootn score it improved design for idpa idpaforum. Forscore should be the official scoring software for idpa. But with uspsa, i felt totally like a semitrained monkey at the keyboard. The pocket pro ii from competition electronics is a favorite with both amateurs and professionals. For shooters, practiscore provides instant results and an online home for their shooting life. The main thing to remember when scoring in idpa is that everything is based on time. New 2017 idpa classifier and targets i looked over the idpa website, but i did not find any information on the availability of the new idpa target, which has the 4 diameter circle in the head area for a zero down hit. Shooting performance firearms training programs including defensive handgun, defensive rifle, low light fight, uspsa competition training, idpa competition training and more.
This is a great place to learn the basics of idpa without the pressure of competition. Idpa as a sport is quite simply the use of practical equipment including full charge service ammunition to solve simulated real world selfdefense scenarios. The idpa target is divided into three scoring zones, marked 0, 1, and 3. Practiscore is the most common way of scoring a uspsa match as it is free to member clubs and its output is required if you want to electronically upload classifier scores. Idpa scoring converts everything to a time score and the lowest time wins. At gmsa, theres something going on almost every weekend. I am going out on a limb here and saying that this is the one software that appears to be what a local idpa match needs for their match scoring. We currently host ibs, idpa, 3gun, tactical pistol, sass matches. Idpa shooting is a fun and safe way to learn defensive pistol skills and sharpen your gun handling and shooting abilities.
Join a community of shooters to learn, grow and most importantly have fun. While it is permissible to allow re shoots due to gun problems andor mental shooter errors for the purpose of accurate classification, no re shoots are to be permitted of individual strings of fire. All you need to know is that each point down adds 12 second to your raw time for the stage. Thus, while idpa shooting is definitely a game, it does not allow use of specialized competition gear.
Our club hosts an idpa match on the 2nd saturday of each month at jacobs plain gun club in greenville, texas. The best equipment for shooting idpa collin county idpa. However, i believe that what the hit factor scoring gives you is worth that extra step it takes to grasp in that it provides a greater picture of how the stages are shot and performance. You have to register before you can post registration is free. I have concluded that the league shoots place a premium on accuracy more than speed. Uberscoremaster rapid idpa score entry, publishing and. Partially this is a result of the scoring of the target, which is more of an nra target than an ipscidpa style.
Hearing the complaints of others on the lack of good idpa scoring software i knew my company had the means and experience to write a fantastic program for the idpa community that could really help address the needs of the improving idpa shooter while at the same time introducing new technology into shooting sports. It has aftermatch and realtime scoring capabilities, online match signup, excel reporting, uploads to idpa website, charts, graphs, emailing and texting of results, barcode support and much more. To learn more about idpa, please visit the official idpa site. What i am trying to do here is to come up with a simpler guide to scoring and hopefully clarify the issue for everybody. Shooters competing in idpa events are required to use practical handguns and holsters that are truly suitable for selfdefense use. Idpa is the use of practical equipment including full charge service \u0003ammunition to solve simulated real world selfdefense scenarios using practical. We really need something that isnt the swiss army knife of scoring that tries to do everything from a local match to a sanctioned match. These numbers refer to points down, from the total points available for the target and are used as a convention to simplify scoring. Shootn score it the free match organizer scoring result web service for idpa, uspsa, ipsc etc has had a major design update to be more easy to use from ipads, tablets and smartphones. It is invaluable to those of us who run sanctioned idpa matches since it handles registration, scoring, trophies, money, event materials, etc. Ntx practical shooters is a defensive pistol shooting club affiliated with idpa striving to promote safe gun handling and provide practical competition matches related to selfdefense and concealed carry. It is more complex than the asf scoring system, but it does includes more functionality. Please read this material to familiarize yourself before your range safety orientation and test.
You can get a fairly comprehensive listing of idpa matches, directions to ranges, contacts, etc. The main goal of idpa is to test the skill and ability of the individual, not equipment or gamesmanship. Ipa interstate pistol association league conventional or bullseye pistol competition in a nutshell not the official rules. Getting better at the sport of idpa uberscoremaster. So if you have a handgun capable of loading at least six rounds, of caliber 9mm luger or larger, a strong side holster and 3 magazines capacity varies depending on caliber and class but generally except. Hey i love idpa and let me begin to tell you i only had 2 mags when i started. Ive written scoring software for idpa which is what ripon uses, btw and was the scorekeeper for the local uspsa club for a year and a half as well as for our idpa club for 2 years. Its been around for a long time, so its been extensively tried and tested. Sadpa club starter pack south african defensive pistol association page 2 table of contents 1. Idpa is relatively easy to get started in, since it is based on guns and gear that most people use for regular concealed carry purposes. Idpa basic equipment list georgia mountain shooting.
This project grew out of a desire to have an easy, reasonably automated method for posting local club uspsa match scores on the oceanside practical pistol website. It works well to give an improved depthoffield when using a stationary shooting position. Practiscore combines ios and android match scoring apps with optional web services for match registration, match information, online squadding, online payments and results viewing to make a match directors job as easy as possible. Scoring rules the scoring system in idpa is designed to reward a balance of accuracy with speed. All you need to know is that each point down adds 1 second to your raw time for the stage. Havent heard of that software, but the output looks better than the idpa software which isnt hard. Idpa was founded in 1996 to provide shooters with a sport that allows them to develop and practice defensive handgun shooting skills using realworld equipment suitable for everyday concealed carry. Uspsa hit factor scoring isnt as simple as idpa time plus scoring. Founded in 1975, located in the foothills of ne georgia, we are a private shooting range closed to the public except for sanctioned shoots and events. The international defensive pistol association idpa, founded in 1996, is an organization based in bogata, texas, that has created a shooting sport based on defensive pistol techniques, using equipment including fullcharge service ammunition to solve simulated real world selfdefense scenarios. Razorback dynamic shooters is a shooting club that meets in northwest arkansas to participate in dynamic shooting sports including uspsa and idpa.
After shooting a course of fire the time is recorded. From what i understand, jane has never asked for any money from idpa, just for them to make forscore the. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Idpa is a safe and fun shooting sport where practical defensive equipment is used in simulated self defense scenarios. The scoring system is also designed to be very simple to understand and use. I dont do the stats, but i do handle the website and the output i get from our stats guy that the idpa software spits out is worthless for posting on the net. However, from skimming the rules and watching videos, i cant really tell the difference. Any podcast listeners have heard several wellknown gun enthusiasts harp on idpa as being the best. Idpa legal handgun holster 2 magazine holders 3 magazines.
Youll often find, particularly in major matches, that hundredths, or even thousandths, of a second can make the difference between finishing first and finishing back in the pack. Weve had a lot of visitors come to our site looking for things like the best gun for idpa, winning idpa pistol, good idpa guns, and top idpa equipment. So, lets start with the basic and most important rule. Collin county idpa club hosts weekly defensive pistol matches, monthly steel matches, and occasional 3gun matches in the dallas area of north texas.715 127 1157 177 1427 655 369 713 375 1165 1266 882 1041 613 454 1295 154 1496 1091 1180 798 232 263 602 344 983 1005 313 244 603 1383 542 128