Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit Continues To Grow

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posted on September 20, 2021
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The SIG Sauer Academy recently completed the 2021 Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit (ADSS) in Epping, N.H., from September 10-11. This accessible shooting event is intended for people with disabilities.

The 2021 ADSS was structured as an IDPA-style match that included eight scenario-based stages testing all skill levels and disciplines. Twenty-seven competitors competed in two divisions: Carry Optics or Stock Service Pistol.

2021 Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit
From the website: “The Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit is an accessible shooting event for people with disabilities of all skill levels and knowledge of firearms.”


Below are the top shooters at the 2021 ADSS (scores in parentheses).

  • Overall Champion: Greg Washburn (114.59)
  • Overall Runner-Up: Jeff Messer (118.25)
  • Overall 3rd Place: Nicholas Fairall (129.23)
  • Carry Optics: Greg Washburn (114.59)
  • Stock Service Pistol: Chris Fleming (148.62)
  • High Lady: Brooke King (399.19)


Here is what SIG Sauer's Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Commercial Sales, Tom Taylor, said about the match.

“The Adaptive Shooting Summit is a fantastic event that brings together industry manufacturers and organizations across the firearms industry to host the premier competition for competitive shooters with disabilities. The match continues to grow and has proved to be a success in attracting new shooters to the sport. This year’s competition was fierce, and the challenging course of fire tested the marksmanship skills of every competitor in low light, close quarter, and concealed carry scenarios, that was great to watch as they progressed from stage to stage. Congratulations to all the competitors and top finishers at this year’s match.”

The 2021 Adaptive Shooting Summit was sponsored by ANR Designs, Canik, Colt, Camp Freedom, GLOCK, Honored American Veterans Afield, Hunters Gold, ICARUS Precision, IDPA, The Independence Fund, Mossberg, Mobis Mobility, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Ruger, SIG Sauer, SIRT Next Level Training, Smith & Wesson, SCCY and Tandemkross.

For the latest about the Adaptive Defensive Shooting Summit, go to adaptiveshoot.com. Learn more at sigsauer.com.


Read more: Adaptive Shooting: Competition for Everyone

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