International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)

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IDPA is a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters.  This sport is geared toward new and experienced shooters as well as young and old.  This match is developed so that practical pistols and practical gear can be used by its competitors.  The main goal is to test the skill and ability of the individual, not the equipment or gamesmanship.  See the below links for more information on the rules and equipment for this match.

For the latest IDPA Match Scores, click here.

IPDA match is held the 2nd Saturday of each month

Contact Joe Heffley 502-552-2241 for more information

Match fees are as follows:

  • HCGC members – $10.00
  • Non-members – $15.00
  • Ladies & Juniors (under 18) – $5.00
  • Law Enforcement & Activity Duty Military – $10.00
  • Non-members working a monthly match as SO’s – $10.00
  • Re-entry with a second gun – $5.00

The first time you shoot with us at Henry County Gun Club, you shoot for free!

We encourage you to bring new shooters, inexperienced shooters, young shooters, spouses, children or any other interested persons regardless of their skill, ability or equipment.  We will make every effort to accommodate anyone who wants to try this exciting and practical shooting sport as long as they can shoot safely.

NOTE:  IDPA rules now allow mobility-challenged persons to shoot without performing a task they cannot comfortably perform (kneeling, sitting, etc.) by taking a Procedural Error penalty (3 seconds) in lieu of performing the task.  Now you have no excuse for not coming out and having fun with the rest of us.

Henry County Gun Club is affiliated with and operates these matches under the rules of the International Defense Pistol Association. (www.idpa.com) Membership in the IDPA is encouraged but not required for our regular monthly matches.

You will need around 100 rounds of pistol ammunition for the match, a safe serviceable handgun (9mm Luger or larger), sturdy belt, strong side belt holster, magazine/speed loader carrier, 2 extra magazines or 3 extra speed loaders and a concealment garment. Shoulder and cross draw holsters are not allowed for safety reasons.

We encourage you to bring new shooters, inexperienced shooters, young shooters, spouses or any other interested persons regardless of their skill, ability or equipment.  We will make every effort to accommodate anyone who wants to try this exciting and practical shooting sport as long as they can shoot safely.

Hearing and eye protection required for shooters and spectators

For more information for new shooters, please read the following:  IDPA New Shooters Information Packet.