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West Regional Report - June



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


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.

JUNE—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


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training
Public and private officers interested in becoming firearms 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.

JUNE 8-12—REXBURG, ID

(Patrol Rifle)

JUNE 8-12—GREAT FALLS, MT
(Handgun/Shotgun) – sworn law enforcement only

Contact Mary Shine at (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.

JUNE 13—RICHLAND, WA
(Approved)

JUNE 20—ARLINGTON, WA
(Approved)

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
BREMERTON, WA    JUNE 6-7
COUER D’ALENE, ID    JUNE 13
LARAMIE, WY    JUNE 13-14
SPRINGFIELD, OR    JUNE 14
LAKE ELMO, MN    JUNE 20
BILLINGS, MT    JUNE 20-21
BISMARCK, ND    JUNE 21

HIGH POWER RIFLE
ANACONDA, MT    JUNE 13
WORLAND, WY    JUNE 13
BOTHELL, WA    JUNE 14
RAVENSDALE, WA    JUNE 21
SAGINAW, MN    JUNE 27-28
JUNEAU, AK    JUNE 28
NAMPA, ID    JUNE 28

SILHOUETTE
SHERWOOD, OR    JUNE 6
TOWNSEND, MT    JUNE 13
PUYALLUP, WA    JUNE 14
IDAHO FALLS, ID    JUNE 20-21
LANDER, WY    JUNE 21

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


GUN SHOWS

JUNE 5-7    BIG TIMBER, MT
Big Timber Civic Center, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 932-5969

JUNE 6-7    REDMOND, OR
Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

JUNE 12-14    TWIN BRIDGES, MT

Madison County Fairgrounds, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 842-5161

JUNE 13    VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

JUNE 13-14    EAST BETHEL, MN

East Bethel Ice Arena, AC Expos (218) 290-0274

JUNE 13-14    CENTRAL POINT, OR

Jackson County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

JUNE 13-14    SPOKANE, WA
Spokane County Fair & Expo, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

JUNE 19-21    PORTLAND, OR
Portland Metro Expo Center, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

JUNE 19-21    SALMON, ID
Sacajewea [sic] Center, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 241-4005

JUNE 20-21    BRAINERD, MN
Brainerd National Guard Armory, Russ Bowers Gun Shows (218) 845-2530

JUNE 20-21    BREMERTON, WA
Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

JUNE 20-21    CENTRALIA, WA
Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

JUNE 21    PORTLAND, OR
Jackson Armory, Oregon Arms Collectors (503) 254-5986

JUNE 26-28    DEER LODGE, MT
Old State Prison, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 846-3111

JUNE 26-28    ROCK SPRINGS, WY
Sweetwater County Events Complex, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 241-4005

JUNE 27-28    CANBY, OR
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

JUNE 27-28    PUYALLUP, WA
Western Washington Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

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.