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When students register for a Firearms Academy class they are sent a confirmation letter which includes a detailed map to the range (available as a PDF at this link), and if taking a two day class, a list of local hotels. The range facility is not open to the public.
altFew firearms students manage to fit regular, meaningful practice into their busy lives. Competitive shooting is a great way to fill that void, because a one day match blends fun, social time with other shooters, and the invaluable opportunity to practice handgunning skills relevant to self-defense use of the gun. Please direct all questions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

3-GUN MATCHES are held at Firearms Academy March through October as are IDPA MATCHES

The premier shooting sport for competition with practical personal defense firearms is the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA). In 2011, the Firearms Academy of Seattle, Inc. reactivated its IDPA club, and is once again hosting IDPA matches. Matches at F.A.S. have the unique features of low-light in daylight hours, moving target arrays and more.

Are you new to IPDA? That’s great, come out and experience an IDPA match. New shooters will be put in a squad with an experienced Safety Officer, who will give the group a new shooter orientation, then take the squad through the match, explaining the in’s and out’s of shooting the match and make sure your first match is an enjoyable experience. NOTE: After the first match, shooters must join IDPA to continue to participate in matches. We support this requirement, because in order to get classified, one must be a member, and IDPA survives financially due to membership dues.

To learn more about IDPA, visit the IDPA web site at http://www.idpa.com/.

To get printable driving directions to the Firearms Academy of Seattle’s tactical training range, click on this link

You may pre-register for IDPA matches through Practiscore: https://practiscore.com/clubs/firearms-academy-of-seattle

Mar. 10, 2018
April 14, 2018
May 12, 2018
June 9, 2018
July 14, 2018
Sept. 8, 2018
Oct. 13, 2018

Mar. 11, 2018
April 15, 2018
May 13, 2018
June - NO 3-GUN
July 15, 2018
Aug. - NO 3-GUN
Sept. 9, 2018
Oct. - NO 3-GUN

MATCH FEES: $20.00

Match registration: 9 to 10 A.M.; shooting starts by 10:00 A.M.; No preregistration required
Taught by Marty Hayes and Zach Campbell (both IDPA multiple handgun Masters) this three-day, 1,000 round count course will take the Marksman’s or Sharpshooter’s performance to the next level (or even next two levels!). For Experts, no guarantee to get you to Master, but we will try!

Running from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day, the morning session will concentrate on developing your handgun shooting skills, then in the afternoon, we will concentrating on IDPA specific issues. Course content will cover ALL aspects of IDPA shooting, including, but not limited to: Concealed carry draw, tactical and speed reloads, multiple targets, moving tagets, one handed shooting, lowl ight shooting with and without flashlights, and position shooting as one might find in a typical match.

Enrollment limited to the first 12 sign ups. Must be an IDPA member AND hold at least a Marskman classification to participate. This is not a beginner-level class.

Class Dates:
May 18-20, 2018
July 6-8, 2018

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Boot Camp Equipment List (below)


Matches Starting On

Sun Jun 11
IDPA and 3-Gun Match
Sun Jul 16
IDPA and 3-Gun Match
Sun Sep 17
IDPA and 3-Gun Match
Sun Oct 15
IDPA and 3-Gun Match

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