Real World Gun

RWGAction1sReal World Gun matches, in the "IDSA style", test your skills with your carry firearm in your carry holster.  This tactical match mimics "the real world" so you're prepared for actual defensive situations.

Competitors may also register online at and at the Club before the match.


Single Stack 9 or 45 (SS)

Double Stack (DS)

Revolver (REV)

Carry Optics (CO)

Optic sights are allowed as long as they are on a concealable firearm that you would carry.

You must start with a flush magazine in your gun, but you can carry and reload with extended magazines from your belt.

DPC approved holsters for competition may only be worn on shooter’s strong side at 3:00 or 9:00 o'clock positions and must be concealable.  Holsters must be "concealed or open" carry style, not competition USPSA gear (inner/outer belt and Ghost style holsters not allowed).

Only 9mm caliber and larger, subject to DPC's approved caliber list, can be used in this match.  Law Enforcement Officers may use their duty equipment.  Recommended round count for the match is ~150 rounds.


Raw time plus any additional penalties or procedurals.

USPSA or IDPA Targets are scored 5 points, 4 points and 3 points respectively.

Only the two best hits are counted.

A total of 8 points are required to neutralize a threat unless indicated otherwise.


Failure to neutralize a threat (don't have 8 points) - 5 seconds added to raw time.

Failure to engage a threat - 10 seconds added to raw time. 

Hitting a non-threat - 10 seconds added to raw time for each hit.


Failure to utilize available cover, failure to engage threats in Tactical Order or Tactical Priority - 5 seconds added to raw time.


  • Tactical Order: From behind cover, engaging targets as they are presented.
  • Tactical Priority: Without cover, engaging targets from closest to farthest.
  • Boarding House Rules: Each target is engaged once, near to far, before engaging again to neutralize.

Match Dates

Matches are held the 4th Saturday of every month, starting at 9:15 am. Click on the Practiscore link above or go to our Calendar from the main page to see the currently scheduled matches.  It is recommended you arrive approximately half an hour before the start time, so you can register and get your Range Officer assignment.  Matches are held in the North Action Bays.

Additional Information

Both members and non-members are welcome to shoot in Real World Gun matches.  However, non-members are restricted to participating in the match and will not be allowed to shoot before or after the match, unless accompanied by a member in good standing.

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Match Results

Scores will be posted on Practiscore under "Dallas Pistol Club".

 Archived Scores below from mid-2016.

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