I do on average a couple of IPSC matches a year. I thought about increasing until the Steel Challenge came along with the USPSA this past year, and the wife and I got really involved where we make every monthly match. My question is about the round count on the IDPA scene compared to my IPSC matches which normally run anywhere from 150-189 rounds minimum. In these times and conditions, I would think the minimum round count might be reduced, but I'm guessing it was set in time for any USPSA sanctioned event. Our club schedules most of the matches on weekends which pretty much coincides with our work schedules one way or another. But....there is an indoor range relatively close that does IDPA matches on a weekly basis on weekday evenings. What do you all shoot on average per match? It's a feasibility issue with me mainly, and I'd like continuing practice for me and my wife in the action shooting sports since I've got her hooked. We'll continue to do the Steel Challenge monthly for the year, but I want to get her into the action, and at twice the rounds fired, at least there could be some trade off as to at least not traveling as far or less rounds fired to get the same effect. Follow me?
I'm not looking for pros and cons, one over the other, or what's best for what reason. Just what meets our current criteria. Thanks