NEW This Week on Shooting USA – The Florida State IDPA Championship

The Florida State IDPA Championship
The Florida State IDPA Championship

Nashville, TN -( Florida is open and so is International Defensive Pistol Association competition at the Florida State Championships. Nearly 300 competitors show up at the Universal Shooting Academy ranges to shoot real-world challenges and contend for the state titles.

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Deplorable Bill
Deplorable Bill
8 days ago

IDPA is a REALLY GOOD way to learn the defensive use of a hand gun. It’s good practice. You will need 50 rounds per match, ear and eye protection. There is a small entrance fee so you won’t break the bank. You will meet some world class shooters. There are several classes of shooters re: their competency level. It’s eye opening to watch someone who knows how to run a handgun. You realize pretty quickly just how fast a situation can go sideways in real life. There are normally 4 stages per match and they are timed and scored so… Read more »

8 days ago

Or, you can bypass the beginner rungs and shoot USPSA matches.

I shot IDPA for a number of years and went to the Nationals in Mississippi four years in a row and took home some awards; my eldest son took home more and bigger awards.

We had started shooting USPSA by then and with the stuff Bill Wilson was doing we left IDPA in the dust and I have been shooting USPSA ever since. Have a match this Saturday as a matter of fact.

Nothing wrong with IDPA, just know that there are other fish out there, waiting.

7 days ago
Reply to  RoyD

IPSC is still around too! That was my game back in the 1980’s, before I got married and had kids. That and bowling pins.

7 days ago
Reply to  Knute

bowling pins with a 44 desert eagle fun times