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Western Regional Report - April



SPECIAL EVENTS

Friends of NRA
Whether you’re a hunter, competitive shooter or just a proud gun owner, Friends of NRA has something for everyone. The format is simple—food, fun, family and fundraising! At every Friends of NRA banquet you’ll have the opportunity to participate in games, raffles, live and silent auctions, and more. You’ll also find many unique items including limited edition firearms, wildlife art, jewelry and outdoor gear. To learn more about events in your area, visit www.friendsofnra.org, contact your local field representative or call (800) 672-3888, ext. 1342.

Western Region Director—Brad Kruger
bkruger@nrahq.org

MN—Scott Lembke
slembke@nrahq.org

ND, SD—Clay Pederson
cpederson@nrahq.org

Northern AK—Josh Toennessen
jtoennessen@nrahq.org

Southern AK—Greg Stephens
gstephens@nrahq.org

ID—Steve Vreeland
svreeland@nrahq.org

MT—Joe Crismore
jcrismore@nrahq.org

OR, HI—Mike Carey
mcarey@nrahq.org

WA—Keifer Lewis
klewis@nrahq.org

WY—Dave Manzer
dmanzer@nrahq.org


TRAINING

Crime Prevention
NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim program provides men and women with common-sense crime prevention and personal safety strategies. The most up-to-date schedule is available on the Internet at NRAInstructors.org. Please contact the instructor listed for more information.

APR. 26—SUNDANCE, WY
(Seminar)
Erik Fritz (406) 346-2825


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training

Public and private officers interested in becoming firearm instructors should attend one of NRA’s Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Development Schools, designed to enhance the instructors’ firearm knowledge and handling skills, as well as prepare them to develop effective training programs, instruct in a professional manner, and conduct practical training exercises.  Restricted to law enforcement officers only.

APR. 21-25—WENATCHEE,WA
(Patrol Rifle)

Contact Mary Shine (703) 267-1628 or mshine@nrahq.org

Police Competition
NRA Police Pistol Combat competition is intended to be used as an extension of an officer’s training. See PPC Rulebook (Rule 2.4) for eligibility requirements.

APR. 12—HANFORD, WA

(Approved)

APR. 19—ARLINGTON, WA

(Approved)

Contact Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or tking @nrahq.org


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
BILLINGS, MT – APR. 5
WADENA, MN – APR. 5-6
HONOLULU, HI – APR. 5-6
PORTLAND, OR – APR. 13
BOISE, ID – APR. 26

HIGH POWER RIFLE
ELK RIVER, MN – APR. 12-13
PORT TOWNSEND, WA – APR. 13
ROCKER, MT – APR. 26

AIRGUN
CORVALLIS, OR – APR. 19-20

SMALLBORE RIFLE
CORVALLIS, OR – APR. 26-27

SILHOUETTE
SODA SPRINGS, ID – APR. 5
EATONVILLE, WA – APR. 13
LANDER, WY – APR. 19

For more information, call Tonia Forte at (703) 267-1466.


GUN SHOWS

APR. 4-5  CARLTON, MN
Carlton Four Seasons Sports Complex, AC Expos of Minnesota (218) 290-0274

APR. 4-6  MISSOULA, MT
Missoula County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

APR. 4-6  SPOKANE, WA
Spokane County Fair & Expo, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

APR. 4-6  LUSK, WY
Niobrara County Fairgrounds, Wyoming Sportsmans Gun Shows (307) 760-1180

APR. 5-6  HILLSBORO, OR
Washington County Fair Complex, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

APR. 5-6  MONROE, WA
Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

APR. 5-6  BROOKLYN PARK, MN
Brooklyn Park Armory, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

APR. 11-13  BILLINGS, MT
Metra Park, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

APR. 11-13  CHEYENNE, WY

Laramie County Fairgrounds, Wyoming Sportsmans Gun Shows (307) 760-1180

APR. 12  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

APR. 12-13  EUGENE, OR
Lane County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

APR. 12-13  CENTRALIA, WA
SW Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

APR. 12-13  SAINT PAUL, MN
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Minnesota Weapons Collectors Ass’n, Inc. (612) 721-8976

APR. 12-13  RAPID CITY, SD
Rushmore Civic Center, Dakota Territories Gun Collectors Ass’n (605) 923-5191

APR. 12-13  SAUK CENTRE, MN
Sauk Centre Civic Arena, Neigel’s Authentic Arms Shows (218) 736-2133

APR. 18-19  ROCHESTER, MN
Armed Forces Center, Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors (507) 289-2520

APR. 19-20  PALMER, AK
Palmer State Fairgrounds, Alaska Gun Collectors Ass’n (907) 346-1075

APR. 19-20  CALDWELL, ID
O’Conner Field House, Gunsmoke Gun Show, Inc. (208) 870-0551

APR. 19-20  MOSES LAKE, WA
Grant County Fairgrounds, Grant County Fairgrounds (509) 765-3581

APR. 25-27  PORTLAND, OR
Portland Expo Center, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

APR. 26-27  DETROIT LAKES, MN
Minnesota National Guard Armory, Neigel’s Authentic Arms Shows (213) 736-2133

APR. 26-27  ELK RIVER, MN
Elk River Ice Arena, AC Expos of Minnesota (218) 290-0274

APR. 26-27  HASTINGS, MN
Hastings Armory, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

APR. 26-27  BIG LAKE, AK
Big Lake Lions Recreational Center, David Porter (907) 355-1073

APR. 26-27  ASHTON, ID

Ashton Community Center, Northwest Traders (208) 709-1710

APR. 26-27  KLAMATH FALLS, OR
Klamath County Fairgrounds, Jefferson State Shooting Ass’n (541) 882-8263

APR. 26-27  LYNDEN, WA
Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, Falcon Gun Shows (360) 202-7336

APR. 26-27  PUYALLUP, WA
Puyallup Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

APR. 26-27  RICHLAND, WA
Shilo Inn, Sports Connection, Inc. (406) 633-2206

APR. 27  PORTLAND, OR
Jackson Armory, Oregon Arms Collectors, Inc. (503) 254-5986

*NRA Affiliate. All others are NRA Recruiters. For details, call (703) 267-3784.

Bringing the Association home to Main Street America, the "NRA Regional Report" delivers timely information on local shooting competitions, training seminars, shooting ranges, Friends of NRA dinners and events of interest to members where they live, in five geographic regions of the country.