Please go to the idpa website and read the entire rules book to become familiar with all of the changes. The list of changes from the previous version is available here. So, if you shoot at least one major idpa match every 12 months, you dont have to worry about shooting a classifier for the next 12 months. Also note that other firearm restrictions only lists the most significant firearm restrictions for a division. Under the revolver permitted modifications, for both ssr and esr subdivisions, rule 8. New idpa rule book is out competitive shooting sports. It should be correct but i only have two eyes, two hands and one brain. Fault lines, pcc and flagrant fouls posted in idpa shooting. Idpa rulebook updates blue grass sportsmens league.
John, my son ashton, and i all started shooting idpa together as a family. The idpa rulebook is not intended to be an exhaustive description of all. No need to be too proud to wear them old man straps, just look at it this way, youre toting around a nearly 2. In order for shooters to be able to compete with their peers, idpa competitors are divided into. I like to think of myself as one of the few uspsa shooters that can discuss idpa. I read in several spots that the new rule book would be coming out around nationals. Right away it is clear that the rulebook has been thoroughly numbered which makes it easy to reference a rule or section.
Reliability work may be done to enhance feeding and ejection. All rules in the idpa rulebook applies to dmg rules, except where noted or not. Rules of firearm safety have appeared in the beginning pages of books. I wanted to make a post for those that are wanting to get started in competition shooting like idpa or ipscuspsa. Idpa classification match sheet idpa italy idpa italia. Since idpa is a defensive scenario based sport, there are certain features or attachments that are not permitted. Matches sanctioned by idpa are required to operate under the cold range rule, but may use hot bays if desired. As one of the more popular action shooting competitions, the international defensive pistol association idpa continues to evolve. New idpa rule book the new rule book is published, so i looked over the new ccp gun division compact carry pistol. With the introduction of a new performance center 686 see this thread. Questions about rules should be directed to your area coordinator or international point of. Those that have been around a while will know which rule books i am referring to.
This somewhat changes on the higher level matches as they will more strictly follow the idpa rule book. What are the most current rule books for each group. Beginners guide to shooting competitionsidpa youtube. Idpa targets are divided into down point scoring zones d0, d1, d3, with a d5 for a target. Idpa basic equipment list georgia mountain shooting. Yet, everything is very quite about it, so wonder if any official release date has been announced. Idpa dmg shooting events require the use of rifles and. Old historical idpa rule books rulebook the flatfooted reload rule book. The proposed rulebook, vetted by the idpa board of directors and legal, has been posted on. Seems to be several changes made as well with what holsters that are now allowed. The following rule book supplement pertains to the administration of idpa.
The props used to create the course of fire cof are. International defensive pistol association idpa is a shooting sport that simulates real world selfdefense scenarios using practical handguns and holsters that are suitable for selfdefense use. Final dates will be announced in the tactical brief when available. Cylinder latches may be changed to another factory offering from the firearm manufacturer. I am wanting to get into idpa next year and i was wondering what you kind of stuff you guys prefer your 1911 to have.
Word is they lowered the times because the old times made being a master way too easy compared to say uspsa. Thoroughly read the instruction manual supplied with your firearm. This is a rule book printing of a decision that was sent out during the last several years. I run a ghost rocket connector and a competition trigger spring in my g34 with a very thorough 25 cent trigger job. The dmg rules should be read together with the idpa rulebook. And that is great but this particular game has rules, both idpa specific and range specific. Jan 04, 2005 i just got finished reading the entire new rule book. John took me to my first idpa match and i fell in love. Member feedback period opens we are excited to share the news that the preliminary version of the 2017 idpa rulebook and match administration guide will soon be available for member feedback. Dec 23, 2016 this rule book goes into effect january 1, 2017. At its core, idpa is a selfdefense scenario based sport. There are smaller box inserts for ccp and bug division, but we will get to that later.
Some rules are written complete as they are totally new, other just the changesadditions are written down. The most current for each i could find is idpa april 15 2005 uspsa janurary 2008 i was planning on printing both of them and reading them over so i have some idea of what is going on before i start competing. Idpa rulebook international defensive pistol association. Pcc with 10 rounds and minimum barrel lengths, fault lines if you kinda feel like using them, 1 second penalty scoring aka skill gap the size of the grand canyon, simplified classifier that was already easy as hell, need i go on. Range officer, in which case the provisions of the previous rule will apply. Cover extends back from the center of the target body 0 zone to the point of the physical barrier up range to infinity. Some csos may have filled out the old application previously, but please fill out the. Grips may be changed to another style or material that is. The latest version of the match administration guide is here. If youve built a shelter over your belt buckle like many of us have andor your back side resembles a bullfrog standing up on his hind legs, perry type suspenders are highly recommended.
It is not a complete list of the rules changes but an overview of the rules most likely to come into play at every event. These same questions are going to be asked from here to the end of time as long as manufacturers produce new products. One of the unique facets of this sport is that it is geared toward the new or average shooter, yet is fun, challenging and rewarding for the experienced shooter. Information for newcomers to the collin county idpa club in the dallas. Below are some excerpts from the idpa rulebook that you really should focus on before shooting your first match. Looks like they are adding a new division for revolvers which will be the enhanced service revolver. Jan 08, 2018 the latest version of the idpa rule book v 2017. Idpa rulebook 2017 quick access to idpa rulebook by chapters chapter 1 the founding concepts of idpa introduction 1. One of the unique facets of this sport is that it is geared toward the new or average shooter, yet is fun, challenging and rewarding for the.
Idpa rules clarifications version 20141217 01 our main goal is to test the skill and ability of the. Should the cof call for a tacload and the magazine is empty while a round remains in the chamber, the empty magazine must be retained. The new rule book is published, so i looked over the new ccp gun division compact carry pistol. A changing gun culture one of the common discussions in the mainstream firearms community is the changing landscape of gun ownership. No need to be too proud to wear them old man straps, just look at it this way. We are excited to share the news that the preliminary version of the 2017 idpa rulebook and match administration guide is available for member feedback. Couple of new models, a conflict within the idpa revolver division rules has occurred. Appendix two, approved idpa reloads, tactical reloads. For a summary of the changes which is a shorter read please click here key changes to the rules include. At first glance, it appears that most of the ambigous rules are tightened up. Nov 14, 2016 pcc with 10 rounds and minimum barrel lengths, fault lines if you kinda feel like using them, 1 second penalty scoring aka skill gap the size of the grand canyon, simplified classifier that was already easy as hell, need i go on. Idpa match rules international defensive pistol association. Please go to the idpa website and read the entire rules book to.
The founding principles and purpose of idpa have been strengthened to emphasize the concealed carry aspect of the sport. What follows are the changes i have noted from the 2015 released current rules. Announcement will be made via the idpa website, eblast, the tactical journal and the idpa official facebook page when the final version is released. Please keep in mind, the main goal of idpa is to test the skill and ability of the. Dropping a loaded or unloaded firearm is a dq offense.
Grip modification legal for idpa ssp and uspsa production sign in to follow this. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable for all shooters of all. Manual safeties may be engaged at the shooters discretion. In order to run this match at your club, download the pdf with the stages. Questions about rules should be directed to your area coordinator or international point of contact. The question of hot and cold ranges at the local club level is subject to individual club policy. Jan 07, 2005 this is a rule book printing of a decision that was sent out during the last several years. New idpa members will receive the latest edition of the rulebook in the membership packet, which can also be downloaded in pdf format from the idpa web. Aug 14, 2010 per the idpa rule book, available for all to see at.
The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable for all shooters of. I have noticed that with each rendition of the rule book that there are more complaints, more griping, and more people saying that idpa is going down the tubes. Even shooters with previous experience at other idpa clubs or. To download the rules please click here and look for the 2017 rule book link in the top righthand corner. The proposed rulebook, vetted by the idpa board of directors and legal, has been posted on idpa.
Nov 24, 2015 those that have been around a while will know which rule books i am referring to. The first step in finding out is to use the idpa rule book. Curious about the match rules, scoring, and what you need to do before shooting a match new idpa rulebook ontelaunee idpa march 1. Idpa preferences 1911addicts the premiere 1911 forum. New idpa rulebookanother update anyone had a chance to look over the new idpa rulebook. I just got finished reading the entire new rule book.
Eye protection required at gmsa an ansi z87 rating is highly recommended get the best pair of safety glasses that you can afford and dont be too proud to wear those side shields, weve only. My son and i just recently started shooting idpa, so i have already done the research that you are doing now and i thought it would be nice to try and put most of it in one place, perhaps saving others some time. Idpa the final version of the 2017 idpa rulebook will be. Apr 14, 2007 i wanted to make a post for those that are wanting to get started in competition shooting like idpa or ipscuspsa. The idpa rules for 2017 make for some significant changes that may alter the way shooters approach the game. Also, i read in the idpa magazine it would be out in plenty of time for everyone to read and digest before the new year. Back in the old days i did not hear as much complaining about the rules. The following is a list of basic equipment needed to shoot an idpa match. All the ipsc bashing is out, which makes it a lot more professional looking. Curious about the match rules, scoring, and what you need to do before shooting a match. The updated simplified idpa rules have been released and will apply to all future shoots. Club contacts can bulk upload classification match scores or upload individual scores at. Updated so training materials will be available soon after that.
Preparing for the new idpa rulebook gun nuts media. The founding principles and purpose of idpa have been strengthened to. Latest version of idpa rule book etc idpa newfoundland. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable for all shooters of all skill levels, with a premium put on the. Only currently affiliated clubs may award classifications and only current idpa members may shoot the classifier. Idpa classification match score sheet breakdown of classification scores. Safety officer instruction materials will be available shortly and testing will be updated. New idpa rulebook another update anyone had a chance to look over the new idpa rulebook.
The international defensive pistol association idpa, founded in 1996, is an organization. The minimum power factor rule is designed to mitigate the speed and accuracy advantages of smaller calibers. Ipsc handgun competition rules jan 2019 edition final 30 dec. The competitor has not won three 3 glock firearms as high overall at previous gssf. That would certainly fix the round dumping rule, but it wouldnt address the next issue that idpa and actually all the shooting sports face. Yet, everything is very quite about it, so wonder if. Membership international defensive pistol association.
Every shooter in a sanctioned match must be classified per 9. Oct 05, 2014 whats changed in the new idpa rulebook. In ssp, manual safeties may be engaged at the shooters discretion. Power factor pf in practical shooting competitions refers to a ranking system used to reward. Beginners guide to idpa and ipscuspsa oklahoma shooters. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable to all shooters of all. International defensive pistol association wikipedia. The internet forums and message boards are consistently flooded with the question.
We look forward to receiving your opinions on the idpa 2017 rulebook. Heck, in the gssf rule book, if you were considered a master in uspsa or other shooting organizations you had to sign up as master class for a gssf match. Grip modification legal for idpa ssp and uspsa production. This issue is the sole responsibility of local clubs and is beyond idpa control. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable to all shooters of all skill levels, with a premium. I am looking at getting a sig scorpion in the next week or so and plan to use it for idpa and as an occasional carry gun. Easiest solution is dont play idpa games, and you wont get hassled about it. Founded in 1996, the international defensive pistol association idpa is the governing body for idpa competition, a handguncentric shooting sport based on simulated selfdefense scenarios. Nevermind, i see their highly official facebook post now. Internal action work may be used to enhance trigger pull as long as safety is maintained no visible external modifications allowed. Working with your firearm at a shooting competition isnt only a great way to get to know your weapon, its also a great way to get to know other shooters. If i shoot a nonthreat target 10 times, ill get 10, 5 second penalties, where under the old rules it would only be the one 5 second penalty per nonthreat target.1230 102 1202 396 510 551 483 338 1282 791 962 336 760 353 473 728 1178 133 453 493 369 1081 1552 689 966 1496 602 758 82 577 1340 1179 419 348 486 970 490 1266 269 556 546 1425