Self Defense Assn. Sponsoring Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals

BERRYVILLE, Ark. – The>Self Defense Association (SDA), which provides training and educational resources, up-to-date information on state firearms laws, and financial support to such organizations as Project Child-Safe, will once again be a major sponsor supporting this week's Smith & Wesson>IDPA Indoor National Championship.

"IDPA is proud to continue our relationship with the Self Defense Association and appreciate their generous support for the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals," said Robert Ray, membership and marketing director for IDPA.

The Self Defense Association joins ACADEMI, Apex Tactical Specialties, Brownells, Comp-Tac Victory Gear, FMG Publications, GLOCK, Harris Publications, the National Rifle Association, Sig Sauer Academy, Springfield Armory, Wilson Combat, XS Sight Systems and Smith & Wesson, the title sponsor, in supporting the IDPA Indoor Nationals. As part of their sponsorship, the Self Defense Association will host one of the nightly hospitality suites open to all competitors and staff participating in the championship.

The Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor National Championship, now in its 18th consecutive year, serves as the official start of the IDPA season. The 2015 match takes place February 26-28 and will draw upwards of 350 of the best IDPA shooters to Springfield, Massachusetts to compete on the indoor ranges of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center.

For more information on IDPA, the Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals or to join the more than 24,000 members competing each week, visit

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Media Contact:
Robert Ray
(870) 545-3886