IPSC is pleased to announce the cooperation with the SHIELD SIGHTS as an official Major Partner in the field of the
IPSC Handgun red dot sight space. IPSC and SHIELD SIGHTS share a common interest in promoting the IPSC idea
Shield Sights manufactures high performance red dot sights. Based on in-depth knowledge, accumulated through 30 years
in the industry, Shield Sights are continually seeking to develop innovative products that will enable to hit the target early.
“Our sport is a technical sport. The success of athletes depends on the quality of the equipment. Companies producing
equipment for our athletes are also developing sports as we, IPSC officials. Therefore, we attach the highest importance
to partnership with companies producing and supplying sports products to our athletes. Because only in such close
cooperation are victories and the best products for humanity born!” said Vitaly Kryuchin, IPSC President.
“Shield Sights are proud to be partnering with IPSC and look forward to an exciting future as the sport continues to
develop. Our company’s founder, Jeremy White was one of the early UKPSA members and has remained a key member
since. Competing in over 8 IPSC World Shoots, the core principles that drive the design of our sights, come from years of
experience competing at the highest level in IPSC and our philosophy that has flourished from this remarkable journey is
Fit, Form & Function (Fit – the most efficient interconnection between sight and gun. Form – the sight is small, light and
clear whilst offering the best visual characteristics. Function – the sight improves the shooters ability to hit any chosen
target early). Shield Sights are made by shooters, for shooters.” said James White, Managing Director, Shield Sights.
In 2019 IPSC updated the rule books and two new divisions IPSC Production Optics and IPSC Production Optics Light in
the IPSC Handgun Competition appeared. Today in IPSC matches the optical/electronic sights are allowed for use of the
athletes in three IPSC Handgun divisions such as Open division, Production Optics and Production Optics Light divisions.
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