Notes On Attending a USPSA/IPSC Match In Piru
- A match consists of several stages (usually 6)
- You will fire 20+ rounds for each stage of the match
- Each stage will require one or more reloads
$25 per person
The ISI Shootist
range, Piru. (directions on website)
Note: The range is approximately a one hour drive north of JPL.
150-200 rounds per person.
You can expect to use 130+ round in a USPSA match with 6 stages.
Note: In IDPA or Steel Challenge matches you will use
3 mags minimum.
Revolvers will requires speed loaders.
Holster and magazine holders
You will need a holseter and magazine holders.
(Uncle Mikes, Fobus, Blackhawk, etc. either paddle or belt mounted)
I like paddle holsters for their simplicity and comfort.
Food and Water
Water is a must but you could easily pass on bringing lunch
to the range. Most of us like to go to lunch after the match.
How long is the match
It usually takes only take 2½ to 3½ hours to navigate 6 stages.
There is no required check-in time for the competition.
Check-in opens at 8:00am and continues until 2pm.
you are welcome to check-in any time
and start the competition.
Club members that want to go through the competition as a group
should check in at 8am. The group will start the the competition
stages as soon as the competition starts.
Tip: The earlier it is, the cooler it is.
Brief Descriptions of USPSA, IDAP, and Steel Challenge
Information About How a USPSA Match is Scored
(extracted for the USPSA rules document)