IDPA Match


For Gainesville IDPA Match results, click here.
IDPA is the use of practical equipment including full charge service ammunition to solve simulated "real world" self-defense scenarios using practical handguns and holsters that are suitable for self-defense use. The main goal is to test the skill and ability of an individual.


The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) is the governing body of a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real life encounters. It was founded in 1996 as a response to the desires of shooters worldwide. The organization now boasts membership of more than 22,000, including members in 50 foreign countries.

If you have any questions about the match please contact Joel Hodges at

Club: Gainesville IDPA
Day: 3rd Sunday of the month
Registration: 9AM-9:45AM
Safety brief: 9:45AM
Shooting begins: 10AM
Round Count: Minimum 100, suggested 150+





(for GTR members)
(for non-members)

IDPA is held on the third Sunday of each month.