I just received an email as im sure alot of you did from idpa hq stating that the new rule book will be available online thursday, january 6, 2004. Sometimes i think the idpa leadership just doesnt care about looking even remotely professional. And to make it successful it will require a certain level of volunteer help as has any of the other successful types of competitions and events. Click below to get the pdf version of the stages that will be used for the 2020 idpa postal match running janapril 30, 2020. Idpa youll want a minimum of two spare mag carriers, this will allow you to have 3 magazines for each stage. I would think the biggest new market is in the ipsc handgun competition, as two new divisions that have been lurking on test appear. Also, the idpa equipment and competition rules pdf are posted there. The idpa 5x5 classifier pdf stage description and procedure is available on the main idpa web site. For those playing along, the match admin guide is called w42vltfk. Apr 09, 20 sometime this year, were going to see a new rulebook for idpa. All rulebook numbers quoted are as per the latest version available. Rules, chapter 8 of the 2017 idpa rulebook pdf download, 1. 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. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable for all shooters of all skill levels, with a premium put on the.
Weve now had four matches since the new rule book was issued. Preparing for the new idpa rulebook gun nuts media. Looks like they are adding a new division for revolvers which will be the enhanced service revolver. Jan 04, 2018 the idpa tech site itself states that things on that website are not official. Shooting competition started by cerealbyter, nov 18, 2016. What follows are the changes i have noted from the 2015 released current rules. New idpa members are unclassified in a division until they shoot their first idpa classifier in that. What are the most current rule books for each group. Dec 25, 2019 new idpa rulebook ontelaunee idpa march 1.
Rules of firearm safety have appeared in the beginning pages of books, videos. The first impression a new shooter gets of an affiliated club is. Idpa targets are divided into down point scoring zones d0, d1, d3, with a d5 for a target. Sep 19, 2019 new idpa rulebook ontelaunee idpa march 1. New idpa rules addendum discussion in idpa and ipsc started by rod snell, jul 7, 2010. The target implementation date is 1117, although the. Details for each stage, including walkthrough and videos are available for each. Idpa match rules international defensive pistol association. Manual safeties may be engaged at the shooters discretion. Please familiarize yourself with the changes to the rules. Right away it is clear that the rulebook has been thoroughly numbered which makes it easy to reference a rule or section.
Apr 09, 2019 the following is an inclusive list of targets which are allowed. Join us each wednesday morning and the 1st and 3rd saturday of the month from 0900 to about 1200, for club matches using idpa rules and format. The idpa tech site itself states that things on that website are not official. Ipsc rules form the basis of our sport, as does the rules for any sport.
These rule addendums are an important part in clarifying the rule book and help in keeping idpa headed in the right direction. Some changes to division sizes and clarifications of rules concepts were also made. Open to the public, all are welcomed to comeout and shoot. Shooting the newly proposed 2017 idpa rule book classifier and showing that its much easier to make master than with the previous one. The addendum can be found on the idpa website or on. New idpa members are unclassified until they shoot their first idpa classifier in. 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. The idpa rulebook is not intended to be an exhaustive description of all. Understandably, everyone will want to see the results as quickly as possible, but realize. The idpa rulebook has a comprehensive list of those responsibilities and conduct expected of shooters. In response to comments received, we made several changes to the draft rulebook, some of which simplified rules. 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.
Nov 14, 2018 a huge market opens as ipsc international practical shooting confederation update their rule books in january 2019 i would think the biggest new market is in the ipsc handgun competition, as two new divisions that have been lurking on test appear. Here is a summary of the new changes according to my local idpa club facebook group. Idpa the final version of the 2017 idpa rulebook will be. Idpa rulebook updates blue grass sportsmens league. Idpaapproved guns, holsters, and equipment collin county idpa. If you are a new shooter, most idpa clubs will let you shoot one of their. Some of what is listed is simple clarifications but there are several rule changes as well. Also note that other firearm restrictions only lists the most significant firearm restrictions for a division. It would be more convenient to find after downloading if the file name actually represented what it was. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable to all shooters of all skill levels, with a premium. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable to all shooters of all skill. Headquarters is pleased to announce that we have completed the revision to the international defensive pistol association rulebook and it will be placed online and become effective on thursday, january 6, 2005. 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. I just hope there is enough left of 2015 by the time the new rules are out to get our 6 required matches in.
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. The idpa competition format was designed to be enjoyable for all shooters of all. I also think the new classifier is a great improvement. Right away it is clear that the rulebook has been thoroughly numbered which makes it easy to reference a rule or. New 2019 ipsc rule book opens up a huge market the. I was standing in line at the coffee shop this morning when i got a text from a friend asking if i had seen the new idpa rulebook yet. I like the new rule book and i think it will be much easier to rule on and a lot less subjective. They are ipsc production optics and ipsc production optics light. If a competitor is merely required to carry, retain or grasp an object during his attempt at a course of fire, rule 10. New 2019 ipsc rule book opens up a huge market the firearm blog. I like to think of myself as one of the few uspsa shooters that can discuss idpa.
Sometime this year, were going to see a new rulebook for idpa. New brackets for classification times have been posted for the 5. The idpa rules for 2017 make for some significant changes that may alter the way shooters approach the game. In ssp, manual safeties may be engaged at the shooters discretion. Jun 26, 20 weve now had four matches since the new rule book was issued. All cardboard targets used in idpa local and sanctioned matches must be official idpa cardboard targets. New idpa rules northwest firearms oregon, washington. Pdf if you would like to peruse it i started getting text messages with all of the new changes, and i have to say, im shocked to see that they listened to the membership and have made a lot of. Some rules are written complete as they are totally new, other just the changesadditions are written down. New idpa rule book is out competitive shooting sports.
The tech does lead the a lot but dont start running matches based on idpa. The main goal of idpa is to test the skill and ability of. These targets will be scored as marked, as 0, 1, 3, and a miss is 5. The international defensive pistol association idpa, founded in 1996, is an organization.
Please note that the updated rulebook is preliminarily scheduled to be effective on jan. 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. New idpa rulebookanother update anyone had a chance to look over the new idpa rulebook. To guide you to the answers, we look at the 2015 idpa rulebook section 8 equipment rules. For tube fed firearms, the reloading rules will not be as per idpa rules, with the following rules applying. Nov 15, 2016 shooting the newly proposed 2017 idpa rule book classifier and showing that its much easier to make master than with the previous one. This section covers everything from pistol divisions to how you wear your gear and ammunition power factor. Old historical idpa rule books rulebook the flatfooted reload rule book. What is the logic of naming the rulebook file cfcvw4ka.
The first step in finding out is to use the idpa rule book. Its an organic sort of growth that proceeds in a fairly predictable pattern. I read in several spots that the new rule book would be coming out around nationals. Area clubs are screaming for so classes, so the sky doesnt appear to be falling. New idpa rule book the new rule book is published, so i looked over the new ccp gun division compact carry pistol. This is the version that was originally printed with a green cover i. The following assumes that you have read the 5x5 classifier stage description, and have it handy for reference. The new 2017 version of the idpa rule book is now available, and can be downloaded in pdf format here. Our club isnt running idpa matches anymore until we have a new rule book, as we just paid to train 5 of our 6 sos in may for the obsolete one and are meeting a bit of resistance enforcing what some argue to be dead rules. Dec 23, 2016 new target design is listed and is optional, but is not required to be used until jan. The matches consist of a 1 to 3 stage course of fire, depending on the classification method in use. Always check the idpa website for the latest rules. Idpa rulebook 2017 quick access to idpa rulebook by chapters chapter 1 the founding concepts of idpa introduction 1. Beginners guide to idpa and ipscuspsa oklahoma shooters.
Cowboy action shooting with jerry miculek single action revolver, lever action rifle duration. New posts new classifieds new resources new media latest activity. Typical locations can be the rail or the pistol grip. The following rule book supplement pertains to the administration of idpa. 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. A huge market opens as ipsc international practical shooting confederation update their rule books in january 2019. The rules set standards for competition around the world and ensure safety and good order in our sport. The founding principles and purpose of idpa have been strengthened to emphasize the concealed carry aspect of the sport. The following is an inclusive list of targets which are allowed. As one of the more popular action shooting competitions, the international defensive pistol association idpa continues to evolve.
Until it makes it into the official and assd rule book. Lrsa idpa new shooter information guide september 2019. Jan 06, 2017 the new 2017 version of the idpa rule book is now available, and can be downloaded in pdf format here. Please go to the idpa website and read the entire rules book to. Dropping a loaded or unloaded firearm is a dq offense. For revolver shooters, you can get away with only two speedloader holders if using a vest and put the third in an easy access pocket, though some run a third holder behind the gun. I havent been an idpa member for several years, so i didnt get the memo that the new rulebook had been posted.
Please go to the idpa website and read the entire rules book to become familiar with all of the changes. Theres still some confusion about how some of the new rules should be applied, but its mostly the rules that dont see much use. 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. Official idpa cardboard targets may be stationary or moving. New target design is listed and is optional, but is not required to be used until jan. If youre looking for the new 2017 provisional rulebook, hit up episode 209 of the podcast here. International defensive pistol association wikipedia.540 916 524 1548 493 1483 1060 814 850 1220 403 229 3 1538 620 892 227 676 752 1134 1123 1107 1263 332 1085 1122 609 1047 1236 586 1283 619 889 1598 849 574 1295 1086 936 1016 1477 969 86 1270 707 197 314 177