Match Information

Dear friends,

On behalf of IPSC Aruba it is our profound pleasure to invite you all to attend our Aruba Open 2012 – IPSC Level 3 Competition.

The main match will be held on Saturday August 18th, 2012 and Sunday August 19th, 2012 on the Wela shooting range in Aruba.

Match information:

  • Registration fee: US$ 100 p/person.
  • Firearms & ammunition permits: All final firearms information MUST be received before July 25th, 2012 (no exceptions and/or changes after that date)
  • Stages: 12 (+ chronograph)
  • Minimum rounds: 300 (including chronograph)
  • Fired cases: May be collected AFTER each squad finishes the stage
  • Unfired live rounds: May be exported, however, certain restrictions do apply!
  • Divisions recognized: Open, Standard, Classic, Production and Revolver (subject to Appendix A2 of the IPSC rulebook)
  • Categories recognized: Lady, Junior, Senior & Super Senior (subject to Appendix A2 of the IPSC rulebook)
  • Teams recognized: Will not be available. No team’s registration.
  • Function firing bay: Will not be available. Function firing on request (Range Master) only.
  • Shooting range location: Wela, Frenchman’s Pass, Santa Cruz
  • Range surface: light gravel and sand
  • Temperature: The monthly average temperature in Aruba in May is 90° F or 32° C
  • Squading: Timetable
  • Shooting format (pre-match): Full day format
  • Shooting format (main match): Full day format. Competitors will shoot 6 stages on the August 18th, 2012 and also on August 19th, 2012.
  • Shooting order within squad: According to IROA format
  • Logistics: Food and refreshments will be for sale at the range. Water will be provided for the competitors, free of charge. Remember to bring sun block and headwear to the range.
  • Transportation: Transportation to and from the match hotel to the range, will be provided by the organization on all match days. All other competitors, not staying at the match hotel, will have to provide for their own transportation to and from the range.
  • Arbitration fee: US$ 100


Please note that the pre-match is only available to Regional Directors, Match Officials, Sponsors and other persons specifically authorized by the Match Director (rule 6.6.2). The pre-match will be held on Friday, 17th August 2012. Unless there are exceptional circumstances, other persons will not be permitted to shoot the Pre-Match.

ALL competitors must be approved by their Regional Director prior to commencement of the Pre-Match.