Biography: Dave Sevigny


Performance History – 240 Major Championship Wins

13x USPSA National Champion

9x IDPA National Champion

7x IDPA Indoor Nationals/Winter Championship

7x Steel Challenge National Iron-Sight Champion

6x Steel Challenge World Iron-Sight Champion

5x Steel Challenge National Rimfire Champion

4x Pro-Am Shooting Champion

3x IPSC National Champion

3x Steel Challenge National Steel Master

2x Steel Challenge World Steel Master

2x Steel Challenge World Rimfire Champion

2x Tactical Shooting National Champion

2x Winchester World Challenge Champion

IPSC World Champion

IPSC Pan-American Champion

NRA Action Pistol World Champion

NRA Bianchi Cup National Champion

Light & Laser Invitational Champion

Winner of 240 state, regional, national and world championships 1999-2016

 

Beginning

Working as a blue collar employee in the machine trade Dave began recreational pistol shooting in his early 20’s.  The time spent on the range would soon lead to a change in his career path. After his first two seasons in competition, Dave would be recognized as one of the most skilled and accomplished handgun shooters in the world of competitive shooting sports.

Armed only with target shooting experience, one pistol and a commitment to be the best Dave competed in his first few matches in 1997-1998 with his carry pistol.  In 1999, he began practical shooting sports competition in IDPA and USPSA. Using his explosive movement and rising skill, Dave had immediate success at the highest level of competitive shooting…2000-Won his first IDPA Indoor Nationals…2001-Won his first IDPA National Championships and his first USPSA National Championship…2002-Won Steel Challenge World Championship and IPSC World Shoot XIII in Production division.

In the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Dave is a 13x National Champion in Production(6x), Limited-10(4x), Limited(2x) and Single Stack divisions. His six Production wins are the most by any individual and he is the only competitor to win the Limited Nationals with a striker-fired pistol.

In IPSC World Shoot competition, Dave competed in three events making it to the podium each time. He has won individual Gold, Silver and Bronze medals along with a team Gold and two Silver medals.

 

Today

Following 18 illustrious seasons spanning 1999-2016, Dave has accumulated 240 major championships in seven different action handgun shooting sports:  International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA), International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC), NRA Action Pistol (including Bianchi Cup), Pro-Am Shooting & outlaw steel, Steel Challenge Shooting Association, Tactical Shooting Association and United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA).  Dave is a five-division USPSA Grand Master class competitor and is recognized as the most accomplished competitor today with polymer frame striker-fired pistols. Being a consistent performer is Dave’s theme and his stats in the most prestigious tournaments speak for themselves. IPSC/USPSA Level V and IV tournaments: 18 Wins, 13 @ 2nd place, Top 5 overall in 47 of 50 total entries and 95-99% in 41 of 50 entries.

During the 2016 season, Dave won another USPSA National Championship, Steel Challenge National Championship and Steel Challenge World Championship using polymer frame striker-fired FN FNS Longslide pistols topped with Warren Tactical Series-Sevigny sights. Dave added 11 more Area and State level tournament wins in Steel Challenge and USPSA for 14 total wins.

Dave is employed by FN America specializing as a brand ambassador, subject matter expert, trainer and athlete in competitive shooting. He also represents GASTON J. GLOCK style LP’s high quality line of hunting and shooting apparel.

Dave Sevigny is a world champion and household name in shooting sports yet he continues to conduct himself as a regular guy, right where he began.  Polite, humble and committed to sharing his experience you will find Dave mixing in with others anywhere he competes.  Off the range, Dave is a husband, father, outdoorsman and hockey player.

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