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2015 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship

A Girl & A Gun has been invited to participate with a VIP squad at the 2015 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship. The AG & AG squad will shoot on Wed 25th, which is VIP day.

The squad will comprise 12 ladies from around the country: 6 Facilitators and 6 Members. Selection will be based on a random lottery to fill the spots. In order to qualify, your membership must be current in AG & AG and IDPA rosters.
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2015 Smith & Wesson
IDPA Indoor National Championship

February 26-28, 2015
Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center,
Springfield MA

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Match Details

General Information:
Round Count: 201 min, at least 250 recommended
Registration opens at 7:00am. Shooter briefing 7:30am, first shot at 8:00am sharp.
Registration Fee: $175.00
What you receive with your registration:

  • Commemorative coin
  • Hat with the match logo
  • Commemorative Range Bag
  • Lunch the day of your competition
  • Ticket to the Awards Banquet and dinner (second ticket for only $35)
  • Random drawings for firearm prizes (you do not need to be present).

Refund Policy:
Smith & Wesson will refund paid registration fees, less a $25.00 processing fee, if requested in writing on or before January 14, 2015. No requests for refunds will be honored after January 14, 2015. Smith & Wesson will not issue refunds in the event participants are unable to attend the program due to inclement weather. Smith & Wesson reserves the right to cancel the program at any time for any reason. In the event Smith & Wesson cancels the program, Smith & Wesson may, in its sole discretion, refund all or a portion of paid registration fees to
participants. Smith & Wesson shall not be liable for any expenses incurred by participants in the event Smith & Wesson cancels the program.

Equipment:
In addition to standard IDPA equipment and gear shooters MUST have the following items that comply with current IDPA rules:
•At least six (6) loading devices (magazines, speed loaders etc.) MA restricts magazines to a maximum of 10 rounds.
•A functional hand held flashlight
You may also wish to consider plated or jacketed ammunition (no exposed lead) for the match due to the number of low and no light stages.

Flashlight:
A. Only hand held lights may be used in IDPA competition.
B. Lights may not be attached to the shooter’s hand, wrist, or arm in any fashion.
C. Rings or straps that go around any part of the shooter’s body (finger, palm, wrist, etc.) are not allowed.
D. Lanyards may be present, but may not be used.
E. Police and military personnel using the Duty Gear Exemption with a weapon mounted light may not activate the mounted light, but may use a hand held light per this section.
F. Factory accessories as are sold with or in addition to the flashlight may be used as long as the accessories do NOT violate ANY of the other stated flashlight rules. ‘Homemade’ accessory devices, attachments, and/or modifications which allow the flashlight to conform to the gun are not allowed.

Stage Details:
13 challenging courses of fire in variable and changing lighting conditions with and without a hand-held flashlight and/or auxiliary light source.

Stage Viewing:
Competitors will NOT be allowed to view the stages before their designated shoot time. Any competitor (including members of the press) found on the stages prior to their squad time will receive an FTDR penalty and match disqualification for repeat offenses.

Spectator Policy:
In order to present a fair opportunity to all competitors, spectators will not be allowed on the ranges or beyond the double doors at any time. If you plan to bring a guest to the match, they may use the lounge area of the Smith & Wesson Retail Store, but they will not be allowed on the range with you. The only exception will be for junior competitors if their guardian is not competing in the match.

Junior Competitors:
Juniors (ages 12-18) must be under their guardian’s observation at all times due to liability. Failure to comply will result in match disqualification for both junior and guardian.

Meals:
Coffee and donuts will be available before the shooters meetings and a box lunch will be available to competitors on their day of their participation.

Sponsor Catalogs & Promotional Items:
Catalogs and promotional items will be available for competitors to pick up at the match.

Special Events:
The Indoor Nationals wrap up with an awards ceremony at the Basketball Hall of Fame Conference Center in Springfield, MA . Dinner will be served and champions crowned. Tickets will be available for non-competing guests for the awards ceremony at a cost of $35 each. Tickets will be issued at competitor registration. There will be a very limited number of tickets available at the event so please complete your application accordingly if you plan to attend and/or bring a guest. Pre-Registration is required.

Trophies:
Trophies will be awarded according to the current IDPA awards policy. There must be a minimum of 5 competitors to honor special category awards.

Prizes:
Prizes will be issued by random drawing for the competitors.

Hospitality/Registration:
Hors d’oevres, beverages and social time will be available Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at the Hilton Garden Inn from 6:00-9:00 PM. Registration will be open from 6:00-8:00PM.

Match Hotel:
Hilton Garden Inn Springfield, MA 01105
Phone: 413-886-8000 Fax: 413-886-8100
Special IDPA Indoor Nationals room rate $96 (use code SWIN15)

There is a Pizzeria Uno’s attached to the hotel and the hotel is located next to the Basketball Hall of Fame & restaurants.

Traveling with Firearms:
Massachusetts General Law Chapter & Section: Chapter 140: Section 131G. Carrying of firearms by non-residents; conditions. Section 131G. Any person who is not a resident of the commonwealth may carry a pistol or revolver in or through the commonwealth for the purpose of taking part in a pistol or revolver competition or attending any meeting or exhibition of any organized group of firearm collectors or for the purpose of hunting; provided, that such person is a resident of the United States and has a permit or license to carry firearms issued under the laws of any state, district or territory thereof which has licensing requirements which prohibit the issuance of permits or licenses to persons who have been convicted of a felony or who have been convicted of the unlawful use, possession or sale of narcotic or harmful drugs; provided, further, that in the case of a person traveling in or through the commonwealth for the purpose of hunting, he has on his person a hunting or sporting license issued by the commonwealth or by the state of his destination. Police officers and other peace officers of any state, territory or jurisdiction within the United States duly authorized to possess firearms by the laws thereof shall, for the purposes of this section, be deemed to have a permit or license to carry firearms as described in this section.

You are solely responsible for ensuring your compliance with all applicable Federal, state, and local firearms laws and regulations.

This match is an NRA Sanctioned match. The sanction form should be copied and carried with you. Click here to download the form.

Disclaimer:
Smith & Wesson reserves the right to cancel or change any details of the program at any time for any reason.

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