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Midwest 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.

Midwest Region Director—Tom Ulik
tulik@nrahq.org

AR—Erica Willard
ewillard@nrahq.org

CO—Brad Dreier
bdreier@nrahq.org

KS—Rick Chrisman
rchrisman@nrahq.org

NM—Peter Ide
pide@nrahq.org

OK—Darren DeLong
ddelong@nrahq.org

Northern TX—Chris Griffin
cgriffin@nrahq.org

Southern TX—Liz Foley
efoley@nrahq.org

Western TX—Jack Cannon
jcannon@nrahq.org



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.

Arkansas Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Ann Fairless, Secretary/Treasurer (501) 327-4702 aekfairless@sbcglobal.net

Colorado State Shooting Ass’n
Tony Fabian, President (720) 283-1376; pres@cssa.org

Kansas State Rifle Ass’n
Patricia Stoneking, President (913) 608-1910 pstoneking@ksraweb.org

New Mexico Shooting Sports Ass’n, Inc.
Leonard Stans, Vice President (505) 821-6356; vicepresident@nmssa.org

Oklahoma Rifle Ass’n
Charles Smith, Executive Director (405) 324-8498; okgun@cox.net

Texas State Rifle Ass’n
David Stroud, President (512) 615-4200; sass332@windstream.net



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. 13-17—LITTLETON, CO
(Handgun)

APR. 27-MAY 1—SAN ANTONIO, TX
(Patrol Rifle)

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

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—ALBUQUERQUE, NM
(Registered)
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.

APR. 13—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

APR. 18—GOLDEN, CO
(Seminar)
Julie Bailly-Krapes (303) 902-7157

APR. 18—WALLER, TX
(Seminar)
Jason MacDonald (832) 449-5319

APR. 27—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

APR. 27—DALLAS, TX
(Seminar)
Daniel Graeber (817) 220-6836

APR. 28—DALLAS, TX
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Daniel Graeber (817) 220-6836

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



AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
AMARILLO, TX – APR. 17-19
MANOR, TX – APR. 19
DENVER, CO – APR. 25
HOUSTON, TX – APR. 26

SMALLBORE
PINE BLUFF, AR – APR. 4

HIGH POWER RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR – APR. 4
CARTHAGE, TX – APR. 4
N. LITTLE ROCK, AR – APR. 11-12
DONNA, TX – APR. 12
BRAZORIA, TX – APR. 18
ARCADIA, OK – APR. 26

SILHOUETTE
HOBBS, NM – APR. 4
BYERS, CO – APR. 5
ARCADIA, OK – APR. 18
BRYANT, AR – APR. 25
DELPHOS, KS – APR. 25-26
COOLIDGE, TX – APR. 26



GUN SHOWS

APR. 11-12  MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR
Stone County Fairgrounds, Timbo Volunteer Fire Department (870) 746-4349

APR. 11-12  BURLINGTON, CO
Burlington Community Center, John Hansen (719) 346-7623

APR. 11-12  TOPEKA, KS
Kansas Expo Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

APR. 11-12  TULSA, OK
Tulsa Fairgrounds, Joe Wanenmacher (918) 492-0401*

APR. 11-12  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

APR. 18-19  PUEBLO, CO
Colorado State Fairgrounds, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

APR. 18-19  WICHITA, KS
Kansas Coliseum, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

APR. 18-19  GUTHRIE, OK
Logan County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gun Show LLC (405) 503-3665

APR. 18-19  ARANSAS PASS, TX
Civic Center, Gulf Coast Shows (254) 485-3698

APR. 18-19  ALLEN, TX
Allen Event Center, Tier 1 Gun Shows (214) 341-2895

APR. 18-19  DRIPPING SPRINGS, TX
Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

APR. 18-19  MIDLAND, TX
Midland Horseshoe, Silver Spur Trade Show (806) 253-1322

APR. 18-19  PASADENA, TX
Pasadena Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 331-5969

APR. 18-19  TYLER, TX
Harvey Hall Convention Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

APR. 19  GOLDEN, CO
Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Colorado Militaria (303) 596-7879

APR. 25-26  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

APR. 25-26  IRVING, TX
Irving Convention Center, Tier 1 Gun Shows (214) 341-2895

APR. 25-26  JOURDANTON, TX
Jourdanton American Legion, Eagle Outfitters (210) 371-3001

APR. 25-26  LEWISVILLE, TX
Premier Event Center-Lakeland Plaza, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

APR. 25-26  LUBBOCK, TX
Lubbock Civic Center, Silver Spur Trade Show (806) 253-1322

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.