Divisions and Categories

Refer to either uspsa.org or idpa.com

IDPA divisions are not required to use cover garments.



IDPA CDP - CUSTOM DEFENSIVE PISTOL DIVISION

Handguns permitted for the CDP must be 10mm Norma, .400 Cor-Bon or .45 ACP calibers.



IDPA SSP - STOCK SERVICE PISTOL DIVISION

Handguns permitted for SSP must be Double Action, Double Action ONLY or Safe Action and be of 9mm or larger caliber.



IDPA ESP - ENHANCED SERVICE PISTOL DIVISION

Handguns permitted for ESP must be Single Action or selective SA/DA and be of 9mm, .38 super, .357 Sig, or 40 S&W.




These divisions shall be governed by IDPA rules for firearm and/or holster description and rule interpretation. All IDPA entrants compete in Open Class (overall) AND individual IDPA overall category awards. Failure to meet IDPA rules and criteria shall result in disqualification from IDPA award consideration. The competitor will still be eligible in Open Class. If a Competitor incorrectly (and without deliberate intent) declares a Division, but qualifies in a different Division, they will be changed to the correct Division with no penalty. Competitors must choose between IDPA or LIMITED but are not eligible for both.  Firearms and holsters failing to make IDPA criteria may still be eligible for LIMITED Division.







OPEN DIVISION

Open shall be governed by USPSA rules for firearm description and rule interpretation. All Open entrants compete in Open Class for overall awards.  Open can utilize compensators and optics as well as any other enhancements governed by the USPSA rules.



LIMITED DIVISION

Limited shall be governed by USPSA rules for firearm description and rule interpretation. All Limited entrants compete in Open Class AND for additional Limited overall awards. Failure to meet Limited rules and criteria shall result in disqualification from Limited award consideration. The competitor would still be eligible in Open Class.



PRODUCTION DIVISION

Production shall be governed by USPSA rules for firearm description and rule interpretation. All Production entrants compete in Open Class AND for additional Production overall awards. Failure to meet Production rules and criteria shall result in disqualification from Production award consideration. The competitor would still be eligible in Open Class or Limited.



REVOLVER DIVISION

Entrants competing with revolvers will compete in Open Class AND overall Revolver. Open Revolver has no restrictions for maximum rounds or use of optics.



WOMEN'S DIVISION

All women competitors will compete in Open Class AND overall and the Women’s Division, they are still eligible for all other categories.  Women will have two Divisions – Open and Iron Sight.



LAW ENFORCEMENT / MILITARY DIVISION

These are two separate divisions.  Those qualifying will compete in Open Class and Law Enforcement and/or Military. To qualify, one must be one of the following: a sworn peace officer (current or retired), police reserve, corrections, parole, custody, or licensed security officer or proof of Military status. Please submit a copy of appropriate identification.



JUNIOR DIVISIONS

Juniors 15 years and younger will complete in the Super Junior Division and competitors 16-17 years old at the time of the match will qualify for the Junior Division. Both Divisions will also be eligible for the Overall and Categories that they otherwise qualify for. Please state birth date on the application. All Juniors competitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian. The parent or guardian must be in attendance for the Junior shooter to compete. If the parent/guardian of the Junior is competing in the tournament, they must be squaded together. The liability waiver must be signed by both the competitor and their parent or legal guardian.



SENIOR DIVISION

All competitors 55 to 64 years old at the time of the match will qualify for Open Class and Senior.



SUPER SENIOR DIVISION

All competitors 65 years of age and older at the time of the match will qualify for Open Class and Super Senior.



COWBOY SINGLE ACTION DIVISION

All entrants will compete in Open Class and in the Cowboy Single Action Division. Those entered shall be governed by SASS rules and regulations for allowable firearms and holsters. Single action shooters may use two (2) revolvers, with all chambers loaded (6). Upon emptying the first revolver and if still needing to complete the course, the competitor may draw their second revolver to complete the course of fire. However, the second revolver may not be drawn until the first revolver has been fully re-holstered. On either draw, the hammer may not be cocked until the barrel is pointed down range. Firearms must be of Single Action design. Adjustable sights are allowed, optics are not.



RIMFIRE PISTOL DIVISIONS - EVENT

There will be two categories of rimfire pistol. One will be utilizing optics/compensator and one will be with iron sight. All entrants shall compete from a "LOW READY POSTION", which will be defined as gun in hand, finger off of the trigger and pointed down range "TOWARDS THE AIMING POINT", with the shooter standing with the back straight. Due to the lack of a holster, rimfire will not be eligible for Overall awards, but will instead compete for it's own Division Championships.

RIMFIRE RIFLE DIVISIONS - EVENT

There will be two categories of rimfire rifle. One will be utilizing optics and one will be with iron sights. All entrants shall compete from a "LOW READY POSTION", which will be defined as gun in hand, finger off of the trigger and pointed down range "TOWARDS THE AIMING POINT", with the shooter standing with the back straight. Due to the lack of a holster, rimfire will not be eligible for Overall awards, but will instead compete for it's own Division Championships.