International Defensive Pistol Association
IDPA is the governing body for a shooting sport based on simulated self-defense scenarios.
The IDPA was designed to be enjoyable for all shooters of all skill levels, with a premium put on the social interaction and camaraderie. Participation in IDPA matches requires the use of handguns, holsters and other equipment suitable for concealed carry self-defense.
Today, IDPA stands as the fastest growing shooting sport in the United States with over 25000 members and over 400 affiliated clubs. www.idpa.com