The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. The organization now boasts membership of more than 25,000, including members in 70 foreign countries. IDPA offers an exciting forum for practical shooters in which truly practical equipment, techniques and courses of fire are mandated.
If you’re interested in using truly practical pistols to solve challenging and exciting defensive shooting problems, then IDPA is the sport for you.
Learn more about what makes IDPA great, from the practical skills training rules, the variety of matches, the wide range of competitors and the ever growing community.
New Shooter's are always Welcome. Please read the IDPA Rule Book 2018 ed.
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. If it's raining, We will shoot inside!!! Cost $5.00. Open to the Public, ALL are welcomed to come-out and shoot. This is a good introduction to IDPA. Any Questions, Please contact us. Email Us
We will be running Classifiers by appointment, please email us to set-up a Classifier. We would like to run 3-4 shooters at a time. See the IDPA rule book regarding the Classifier.
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The First Four Rules of Gun Safety:
1. The gun is always loaded.
2. Never point a gun at something you are not prepared to destroy.
3. Always be sure of your target and what is behind it.
4. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target.
Additional Bridgeville Rifle & Pistol Club Safety Rules:
1. When you attend a BVIDPA match for the first time, you must see the Match Director for a safety briefing before uncasing your firearm.
2. Obey the commands of the Safety Officer at all times.
3. Obey all BVIDPA and IDPA safety rules. If you see an unsafe act, please inform the nearest Safety Officer. Any unsafe act or serious or repeated rule violation may result in disqualification from the match.
4. All shooters and spectators are required to wear eye and ear protection during the match.
5. The only safe muzzle direction is downrange towards the dirt berm of the BVIDPA pistol pit range. Always point the muzzle of your firearm towards the dirt berm, and parallel to the ground or down toward the bottom of the berm.