Category Archives: IDPA

Oct 13 2018 Match Results and Notes


Thank you so much, everyone, for “falling in” with us on the first beautiful weather day we’ve had for a match since (wait for it) March. Started in the 60s, ended in the very low 70s, shooter count was in the middle 80s. (musically) Who could ask for anything more? (end music) An extra-extraordinary Thank You to the stage designers and MD (Amp) for six short-sweet-but-challenging and “super fun” stages**. Much todo on the list today (day late, sorry), so: standby! […]

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September 29 2018 BUG Match Results


Thanks so very much to everyone for joining us for today’s still wet and muddy from Hurricane Florence Back-Up Gun (BUG) Match. Sorry about your shoes! It was a great match with great shooters and we feel “lucky and blessed” that Florence didn’t hurt us as bad as so many of our friends and neighbors; and, that you chose to spend your Saturday with us. “Gotta go, gotta go, hauling freight,” a truck-driver friend of ours used to say when […]

September 8 2018 IDPA Match Results


We’ve got a lot to do in today’s (day late) post about the match (yesterday). So, we’re going to do a shortened THANK YOU to the shooters, participants, SOs and other volunteers, everyone, and… one special Thank You for Stage Six and glad to see you to Ricky and Kay. We got quite a few good pictures at the match. This post is going to be a little more “visual” than usual. Check out this fantastic ‘in action’ catch: We we’re […]

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August 11 2018 Match Results


Thanks goes out to 75 shooters for braving the hot-heat and mud-mud and joining us today. Dancing between the raindrops “they” say – we danced between the rain events* today and it turned out really good. *=storms at 4AM and 3PM. Thanks deluxe, as always, to our Safety Officers (SOs), Match Director (MD) Amp, score keepers and stage designers. OK! Thanks for your patience and understanding. It is done (and tested). Pre-registration for the September 8 Match is open at […]

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July 14 2018 Match Results


Thanks, as always, to all of our shooters and spectators for making today a great, fun day here at H2O. All of the SOs and other volunteers that make these matches happen: Thank You! An extra note of thanks to Shari, Andy, Carson and Eddie for getting the scores done so fast. A-little-lot to do today (not a lot lot) so here we go… Registration is open for the August 11th match at Practiscore. We ‘told it’ to (o)Allow squadding […]

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June 30 2018 BUG Match Results


Thanks everyone for joining us in the heat today and for gettin’ it done before it got really hot-hot. FYI it was 89-degrees at 9am when we got started! Thanks – always – to the MD (“Amp”) and the stage designers for putting together a fast-and-fun Mega-BUG match. DW forgot Leanne’s Gold Medal for the 2nd match in a row. Another “not cool” thing Coming Up at H2O 2nd Saturday IDPA Match on July 14, 2018 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/451960198610772/ NEW […]

May 12 2018 NC Shooting Sports Games Results


Thank you to 92 shooters, SOs, stage designers, everyone!, for making the 5th Annual running of North Carolina Rifle and Pistol Association’s NC Shooting Sports Games IDPA match a success. Chief Hall (Coats PD) thanks for hanging out with us in the heat all day – and Anna thanks for letting him and driving him . We’ve got a lot of ground to cover this time. Stand by… We’ll start by giving an internet high-five to the North Carolina Rifle […]

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April 14 2018 Match Results


Thanks – so much – to 78 shooters in today’s IDPA match here at H2O. We are very thankful for our first match that had real warm weather. As always: Amp, Ash and all of the Safety Officers (SO) who set up the match and worked it all the way through, thank you! Ash: there were many, many comments about how good the stages were today. Well done on a couple of “Abbreviated Classifiers” after the match: * Joe Weber – […]

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March 31 2018 Mega-BUG Match Results


Thanks everyone for joining us this holiday weekend for what turned out to be a fantastic Mega-BUG match. Thanks-plus to all of the Safety Officers for the setup and hard work all day.  Thanks-plus-plus to Ash D. for some very cool stages. We want to wish everyone a Happy Easter tomorrow. Not a lot of news and announcements today.  The next match is our regular 2nd Saturday IDPA match on April 14th.  After that is the 5th running of the North […]

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March 10 2018 Day and Night Match Results


Where to begin? We always start with the “thanks giving” so let’s do that. Thank you to 88 day shooters and 50 night shooters. Thanks a million to the Match Director (Amp), Stage Designers and Safety Officers for about 14 “straight” hours of extremely hard work. We can’t thank Eddie and Carson enough for the “statistician” work until after 11pm (12:00am adjusted for DST)***. *** Murphy’s Law (the old one, not Robocop) = technology dependence inevitably leads to technology failure (ok, […]

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