A Girl & A Gun has been invited to participate with an all-ladies squad at the 2016 Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship. The squad will comprise members and facilitators from around the country. In order to qualify, your membership must be current in AG & AG and IDPA rosters.
2016 Smith & Wesson
IDPA Indoor National Championship
February 18-20, 2016
Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center
Round Count: 201min, at least 250 recommended
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).
- 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.
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:
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 handheld 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.
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.
Awards: 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 will be awarded according to the current IDPA awards policy. There must be a minimum of 5 competitors to honor special category awards.
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.
Hilton Garden Inn, Springfield
800 Hall of Fame Ave (use 800 West Columbus Avenue for GPS)
Springfield , MA 01105
Special IDPA Indoor Nationals room rate $107 (use code SWIN)
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: You are solely responsible for ensuring your compliance with all applicable Federal, state, and local firearms laws and regulations.