All FRIDPA side matches are free and completely
optional. Your match score will not be affected by your participation in the
Two (three) divisions. Pump and semi-auto. 12 or 20
gauge. Tube / tech loaders not allowed. Porting (factory or aftermarket) or
tech loaders bump you into “Outlaw” division.
Two (three) divisions. Service and Enhanced. No
caliber or capacity restrictions. Muzzle breaks allowed in both. Optics or
laser devices bump you into Enhanced. Multiple optics bump you into “Outlaw”
Back-Up Gun (BUG)
Two divisions, Revo and Semi-auto. Two divisions are
only recognized if there is an on the clock reload. Sub-compact pistols such
as Glock 26/27, 1911 Officers model, S&W J-Frame, or any pistol with a max
barrel length of 3.8 inches and max Revo barrel length of 3.0 inches.
Minimum caliber is 32 auto. Max number of rounds to be loaded is 5.
The 4 rules of gun safety
The 1st Rule of Gun Safety - The Gun Is Always Loaded!
The 2nd Rule of Gun Safety - Never Point A Gun At Something You're Not Prepared To Destroy!
The 3rd Rule of Gun Safety - Keep Your Finger Off The Trigger Until Your Sights Are On The Target!
The 4th Rule of Gun Safety - Always Be Sure Of Your Target And What Is Behind It!
All matches at FRIDPA are conducted using a COLD RANGE.
Firearms must be:
2. holstered or bagged at all times
3. hammer/striker down on a empty chamber/empty cylinder
4. no magazine inserted
You may only handle your firearm at the direction of a Safety Officer (SO) or in the designated Safe Area. You may not handle any ammunition or loaded magazines in the Safe Area.
Violation of the COLD RANGE will result in a match disqualification.
Match Conduct Safety Course©
Shooters new to IDPA must attend a full Match Conduct Safety Course©; late arrivals for the course are not allowed to join the course in progress nor shoot the match.
Front Range IDPA©