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West Regional Report - August



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—Eric Linder
elinderr@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—Michael Herrera
mherrera@nrahq.org

WY—Dave Manzer
dmanzer@nrahq.org


LAW ENFORCEMENT
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.

AUG. 10-14—CHEHALIS, WA
(Handgun/Shotgun)
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.

AUG. 1—RICHLAND, WA
(Approved)

AUG. 15—ARLINGTON, WA
(Approved)

Contact Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or tking@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 online at NRAInstructors.org. Please contact the instructor listed for more information.

AUGUST—ONLINE
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Visit nraonlinetraining.org for more information.


State Associations

NRA-affiliated state associations promote and support the purposes, objectives, policies and programs of the NRA. For more information, contact your state association listed here, or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs/index.asp.

Alaska Outdoor Council
Rod Arno, Executive Director (907) 264-6645 aoc@alaskaoutdoorcouncil.org

Hawaii Rifle Ass’n
Harvey Gerwig, President & Director (808) 306-7194; hghawaii@gmail.com

Idaho State Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Neill Goodfellow, President (208) 452-0293 president@idahosrpa.org

Minnesota Rifle and Revolver Ass’n
George Minerich, President (320) 968-6898; mrrapresident@gmail.com

Montana Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Jamey Williams, President (406) 868-4181; jameydan@gmail.com

North Dakota Shooting Sports Ass’n
Eric Pueppke, Executive Officer (701) 967-8450

Oregon State Shooting Ass’n
Nelson Shew, President (541) 409-3358; bnshew@centurylink.net

South Dakota Shooting Sports Ass’n
Dan Anderson, Secretary (605) 428-5488; dan@sdshootingsports.org


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
COEUR D’ALENE, ID – AUG. 8
LAKE ELMO, MN – AUG. 16
HONOLULU, HI – AUG. 16
BREMERTON, WA – AUG. 30

SMALLBORE RIFLE
ST. FRANCIS, MN – AUG. 9

HIGH POWER RIFLE
REXBURG, ID – AUG. 1
CHEYENNE, WY – AUG. 1
FAIRBANKS, AK – AUG. 2
SHEDD, OR – AUG. 15
GLENDIVE, MT – AUG. 15
BOTHELL, WA – AUG. 16
GRAND FORKS, ND – AUG. 22-23
ST. FRANCIS, MN – AUG. 29

SILHOUETTE
TIMBER LAKE, SD – AUG. 2
PE ELL, WA – AUG. 2
BISMARCK, ND – AUG. 8-9
BUTTE, MT – AUG. 9
BLACKFOOT, ID – AUG. 15
SHERWOOD, OR – AUG. 22
LANDER, WY – AUG. 22-23

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


GUN SHOWS

JUL. 31-AUG. 2  MISSOULA, MT
Adams Event Center, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 549-4817

AUG. 1  CARSON, WA
American Legion, Cascade Sportsmen’s Club (360) 887-8987

AUG. 1-2  ANCHORAGE, AK

Lumen Christi High School, Mat-Su Veterans Foundation (907) 441-4770

AUG. 1-2  PENDLETON, OR
Pendleton Convention Center, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

AUG. 1-2  PUYALLUP, WA
Western Washington Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

AUG. 7-9  LIVINGSTON, MT
Park County Fairgrounds, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 580-5458

AUG. 8  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

AUG. 8-9  ANOKA, MN
Anoka Armory, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

AUG. 14-16  SIDNEY, MT
Richland County Fair and Rodeo, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 480-5594

AUG. 21-23  ANACONDA, MT
Elk Lodge, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 832-3238

AUG. 21-23  ROCK SPRINGS, WY
Sweetwater County Events Complex, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 241-4005

AUG. 22-23  PORTLAND, OR
Holiday Inn, Oregon Arms Collectors (503) 254-5986

AUG. 22-23  LACEY, WA
Thurston County Fairgrounds, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

AUG. 28-30  CASPER, WY
Central Wyoming Fairgrounds, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 241-4005

AUG. 29-30  CENTRALIA, WA
Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

AUG. 29-30  REDMOND, WA
Redmond Veterans of Foreign Wars Banquet Hall, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

AUG. 29-30  YAKIMA, WA
Central Washington State Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

Dates and locations subject to change—contact the show before traveling. Discounted NRA membership sold through NRA recruiters. *Some shows may offer free admission for new membership and renewals. To become an NRA Recruiter 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.