What is IPSC
IPSC shooting is one of the fastest growing sports in the world.
While roots come
from California back in the early 50's, it has gained membership worldwide. The
International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) is the international governing
body that oversees the sport. Local matches ANPRACS are held every 2nd and 4th
Sunday each month. IPSC was officially founded in May 1976 at the International
Combat Pistol Conference that was held in Columbia, Missouri. Colonel Jeff Copper
was the first IPSC World President. The motto of IPSC is DVC: Diligentia, Vis,
Celeritas (Accuracy, Power & Speed) You can visit the IPSC website here to learn
more about this organization.
What is USPSA?
The United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) is our
here in the United States. The current USPSA President is Mike Voigt. USPSA
promotes the sport of practical shooting in the United States. By joining USPSA
you automatically are made a member of IPSC. While the primary focus of the
USPSA is on pistol matches, they also have 3-gun matches which utilize pistol,
rifle and shotguns. The intent of all USPSA matches is promote the motto.
You can learn more about this organization.
The United States has produced some of the greatest shooters in the
IPSC shooting. You can visit the USPSA site here to see what they offer.
Who Shoots IPSC?
All kinds of people from a variety of backgrounds and professions
matches- it's just like any other sport. We have accountants, law enforcement
officers, business owners, executives, college students, and the list go on.
We have both male and female shooters and we even have a Junior Division
for younger shooters. As a matter of fact there are many "families" who shoot
together. All of them hold certain beliefs very high like safety, sportsmanship.
and camaraderie. So what are you waiting for? Come out and join us!