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West Regional Report - October



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—Brad Kruger
bkruger@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—Brad Kruger
bkruger@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.

OCT. 10—VANCOUVER, WA
(Seminar)
Lawrence Good (360) 314-6687

OCT.—ONLINE
(Instructor Development Workshop) Visit NRAOnlineTraining.org for more information


LAW ENFORCEMENT

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.

OCT. 11—HANFORD, WA
(Approved)

OCT. 18—ARLINGTON, WA
(Approved)

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

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.

OCT. 13-17—ISSAQUAH, WA

(Handgun)

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
RAVENSDALE, WA – OCT. 4
PORTLAND, OR – OCT. 18-19

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CHEYENNE, WY – OCT. 4
SPOKANE, WA – OCT. 7
NAMPA, ID – OCT. 11
ALBANY, OR – OCT. 25

SILHOUETTE
BLACKFOOT, ID – OCT. 18
SHERWOOD, OR – OCT. 25
NAMPA, ID – OCT. 25

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


GUN SHOWS

OCT. 3-5  CHINOOK, MT
Blaine County Fairgrounds, Chinook Rod & Gun Club (406) 399-2913

OCT. 3-5  MISSOULA, MT
Missoula County Fairgounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

OCT. 4-5  PALMER, AK
Palmer State Fairgrounds, Alaska Gun Collectors Ass’n (907) 566-9571

OCT. 4-5  HONOLULU, HI

Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Hawaii Historic Arms Ass’n (808) 942-8664

OCT. 4-5  MARSING, ID
Phipps-Watson American Legion, American Legion #128 (208) 350-3915

OCT. 4-5  GRANTS PASS, OR
Josephine County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

OCT. 4-5  BREMERTON, WA

Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Falcon Gun Shows (360) 202-7336

OCT. 4-5  CENTRALIA, WA
SouthWest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

OCT. 4-5  WALLA WALLA, WA
Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

OCT. 10  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

OCT. 10-12  LEWISTOWN, MT
Fergus County Fairgrounds, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 277-4485

OCT. 10-12  WISE RIVER, MT
Wise River Community Building, Van Stallman (406) 832-3238

OCT. 11-12  MANKATO, MN
Mankato National Guard Training Center, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

OCT. 11-12  CANBY, OR
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

OCT. 17-19  KALISPELL, MT

Flathead County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

OCT. 17-19  PORTLAND, OR
Portland Metro Expo Center, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

OCT. 18-19  FERGUS FALLS, MN

National Guard Armory, Neigel’s Authentic Arms Show (218) 736-2133

OCT. 18-19  STILLWATER, MN
Stillwater Armory, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

OCT. 18-19  GRANTS PASS, OR
National Guard Armory, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

OCT. 18-19  MONROE, WA
Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

OCT. 24-26  BUTTE, MT
Butte Civic Center, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

OCT. 25-26  ST. PAUL, MN
Minnesota State Fair-Coliseum Building, Minnesota Weapons Collectors Ass’n (612) 721-8976

OCT. 25-26  EUGENE, OR
Lane County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

OCT. 25-26  MITCHELL, SD
Davison County 4-H Grounds, Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Ass’n (701) 361-9215

OCT. 25-26  LYNDEN, WA
Northwest Washington Fairgrounds, Falcon Gun Shows (360) 202-7336

OCT. 25-26  PUYALLUP, WA
Western Washington Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

OCT. 25-26  RICHLAND, WA
Shilo Inn, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

OCT. 26  PORTLAND, OR
Jackson Armory, Oregon Arms Collectors (503) 254-5986

OCT. 31-NOV. 2  HELENA, MT
Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 277-4485

OCT. 31-NOV. 2  SPOKANE, WA
Spokane County Fair & Expo, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

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.