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West 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—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—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.

APRIL—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

Police Competition
The 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. 11—RICHLAND, WA
(Approved)
Contact Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or tking@nrahq.org.


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
BOZEMAN, MT – APR. 4
SHERWOOD, OR – APR. 18
BOISE, ID – APR. 26
LAKE ELMO, MN – APR. 26
BREMERTON, WA – APR. 26

SMALLBORE RIFLE
BOTTINEAU, ND – APR. 11-12
LEAD, SD – APR. 11-12
FERGUS FALLS, MN – APR. 16-18

HIGH POWER RIFLE
BOTHELL, WA – APR. 19
ROCKER, MT – APR. 25

SILHOUETTE
MISSOULA, MT – APR. 4
SHERWOOD, OR – APR. 4
SODA SPRINGS, ID – APR. 11
EATONVILLE, WA – APR. 12
LANDER, WY – APR. 19

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


GUN SHOWS

APR. 3-4  CARLTON, MN
Carlton Four Seasons Complex, AC Expos (218) 290-0274

APR. 3-4  ROCHESTER, MN
Armed Forces Center, Zumbro Valley Arms Collectors (507) 269-3673

APR. 3-5  SPOKANE, WA
Spokane County Fair & Expo, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

APR. 4-5  MONROE, WA
Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

APR. 10-12  MISSOULA, MT
Missoula County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection Gun Show (406) 633-2206

APR. 11  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

APR. 11-12  BOISE, ID
Expo Idaho, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

APR. 11-12  FILER, ID
Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Ray & Don’s Gun Show (208) 404-3276

APR. 11-12  ANOKA, MN
Anoka Armory, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

APR. 11-12  SAUK CENTRE, MN
Sauk Centre Civic Ice Arena, Neigel’s Authentic Arms Shows (218) 736-2133

APR. 11-12  EUGENE, OR
Lane County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

APR. 11-12  RAPID CITY, SD
Rushmore Civic Center, Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Ass’n (605) 923-5191

APR. 11-12  TACOMA, WA
The Tacoma Dome, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

APR. 17-19  BILLINGS, MT
Metra Park, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

APR. 17-19  PORTLAND, OR
Portland Metropolitan Exposition Center, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

APR. 18-19  ST. PAUL, MN
Minnesota State Fair, Minnesota Weapons Collectors Ass’n (612) 721-8976

APR. 18-19  BUTTE, MT
Copper King Hotel, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 420-2295

APR. 18-19  CENTRALIA, WA
SouthWest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

APR. 24-26  GREAT FALLS, MT
Montana Expo Park, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 277-4485

APR. 25-26  FAIRBANKS, AK
UAF Patty Center, Tanana Valley Sportsmen’s Ass’n (907) 488-2884

APR. 25-26  ELK RIVER, MN
Elk River Ice Arena, AC Expos (218) 290-0274

APR. 25-26  HASTINGS, MN
Hastings Armory, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

APR. 25-26  CANBY, OR
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

APR. 25-26  KLAMATH FALLS, OR
Klamath County Fairgrounds, Jefferson State Shooting Ass’n (541) 880-3870

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

APR. 25-26  PUYALLUP, WA
Washington State Fair and Events Center, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

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

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

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.