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Old 07-29-2010, 02:35 AM   #11
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For Uspsa goto United States Practical Shooting Association
From the menu on the left side of the page click on match rules then click on the link for 2008 Handgun Rules

There is also alot of info on the home page menu as far as what is uspsa, the history and how the game is played, a locator to find local matches, and a "how do I get started" section
You don't have to join a club or even pay for a membership in the USPSA to participate in your local matches.
Give it a try, what have you got to lose?
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Youtube has videos of USPSA / IPSC shooting. I would think there are also IDPA videos. Good luck.
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Thanks everyone, the input is appreciated. Can't wait to try competition as soon as I get the appropriate funds to start with a new RI 1911.
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You can find rules and information about IDPA at their website. Many clubs will let you compete in at least one match without joining the association.

One range I go to hosts what they call Action Pistol matches. They are conducted with USPSA rules and scoring, but they aren't sanctioned. Check out ranges in your area to see what they have to offer. If you want to get serious about competing, though, join whichever association suits you and go to sanctioned matches. That way you'll have the opportunity to qualify for national matches.

The same range that has Action Pistol competition has orientation classes. They go over the rules, show you how the targets are scored, and they set up a simple stage and let everyone shoot it for time to get a feel for a match. Maybe there's something like that near you.
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