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Midwest 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.

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

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. 3-7—HENRYETTA, OK
(Patrol Rifle)

AUG. 17-21—LITTLETON, CO
(Tactical Shooting)

AUG. 31-SEPT. 4—MONTROSE, CO
(Precision Rifle)

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.

AUG. 8—ALBUQUERQUE, NM
(Registered)

AUG. 13-14—NORMAN, OK
(Regional)

AUG. 15—NORMAN, OK

(State Championship)

Contact Tiffany King at (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.

AUG. 3—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

AUG. 8—HOUSTON, TX
(Seminar)
Joe Woolley (281) 467-9792

AUG. 8—HOUSTON, TX

(Instructor Development Workshop)
Joe Woolley (281) 467-9792

AUG. 17—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

AUG. 22—RICHMOND, TX
(Seminar)
Jason Macdonald (832) 449-5319

AUG. 29—MAUMELLE, AR
(Seminar)
Jeffrey Allison (501) 813-2908

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



AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
DAVIS, OK – AUG. 8
BYERS, CO – AUG. 9
MANOR, TX – AUG. 16
WHITEWATER, KS – AUG. 22

SMALLBORE RIFLE
DAVIS, OK – AUG. 1
PINE BLUFF, AR – AUG. 1
WHITEWATER, KS – AUG. 8
BELLVILLE, TX – AUG. 15
BYERS, CO – AUG. 15-16
CAPITAN, NM – AUG. 29-30

HIGH POWER RIFLE

CAPITAN, NM – AUG. 1-2
GARDEN CITY, KS – AUG. 8
MANSFIELD, TX – AUG. 9
VAN BUREN, AR – AUG. 22
RAMAH, CO – AUG. 23
ARCADIA, OK – AUG. 30

SILHOUETTE
EL PASO, TX – AUG. 2
TOPEKA, KS – AUG. 8
BYERS, CO – AUG. 8
COOLIDGE, TX – AUG. 9
ARCADIA, OK – AUG. 15
BAUXITE, AR – AUG. 16
RATON, NM – AUG. 23



GUN SHOWS

AUG. 1-2  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

AUG. 1-2  CARTHAGE, TX
Carthage Civic Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 1-2  GRANBURY, TX
Granbury Convention Center, Hometown Productions LLC (817) 296-7844

AUG. 1-2  McKINNEY, TX
Meyers Park–The Landing, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

AUG. 1-2  MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Exhibition Hall, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

AUG. 1-2  MIDLAND, TX
Midland Horseshoe, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

AUG. 1-2  PASADENA, TX
Pasadena Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 1-2  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

AUG. 7-9  LEADVILLE, CO
Lake County Six Street Gym, Leadville Rod & Gun Club (719) 641-6735

AUG. 8-9  BATESVILLE, AR
Independence County Fairgrounds, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 8-9  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, OKC Gun Show Inc. (405) 842-3277

AUG. 8-9  HOUSTON, TX
Reliant Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 8-9  ROBSTOWN, TX
Richard M. Bouchard Regional Fairgrounds, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

AUG. 8-9  TYLER, TX
Harvey Hall Convention Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

AUG. 8-9  WICHITA FALLS, TX
Wichita Falls Multi-Purpose Event Center, Texas Collectors Gun Show (940) 692-3766

AUG. 8-9  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Rustic Hills Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma Gun Shows (719) 630-3976

AUG. 8-9  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Expo New Mexico, New Mexico Gun Collectors Association (505) 262-1350

AUG. 15-16  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

AUG. 15-16  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Expo New Mexico, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

AUG. 15-16  JONESBORO, AR
Northeast Arkansas District Fair, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

AUG. 15-16  BURNET, TX
Burnet Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

AUG. 15-16  HOUSTON, TX
GRB Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 15-16  LEWISVILLE, TX
Lakeland Plaza, Premier Gun Show (817) 732-1194

AUG. 15-16  McALLEN, TX
McAllen Convention Center, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

AUG. 15-16  NACOGDOCHES, TX
Nacogdoches County Exposition Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 15-16  UVALDE, TX
Uvalde County Fairplex, Eagle Outfitters (210) 371-3001

AUG. 22-23  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, Gun Show of the Rockies (563) 927-8176

AUG. 22-23  FORT SMITH, AR
Kay Rogers Park Expo, Fort Smith Gun Show (479) 522-0169

AUG. 22-23  SHAWNEE, OK
Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 22-23  AUSTIN, TX

Cedar Park Center, Premier Gun Show (817) 732-1194

AUG. 22-23  BRENHAM, TX
Brenham Firemen’s Center, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

AUG. 22-23  CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
Al Amin Shriners, Al Amin Shrine Provost Shooters (361) 876-5553

AUG. 22-23  JEFFERSON, TX
Jefferson Visitor Center, Marion County Chamber of Commerce (903) 665-2672

AUG. 22-23  PASADENA, TX
Pasadena Convention Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

AUG. 22-23  SEGUIN, TX
Knights of Columbus, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

AUG. 22-23  STEPHENVILLE, TX
City Hall at City Limits, Whipp Farm Productions (817) 929-1816

AUG. 29-30  BELTON, TX
Bell County Expo Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

AUG. 29-30  FORT WORTH, TX
Amon Carter Exhibit Hall, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

AUG. 29-30  MIDLOTHIAN, TX
Midlothian Conference Center, GGA Productions (817) 659-9249

AUG. 29-30  NEW BRAUNFELS, TX
New Braunfels Civic Center, Liberty Gun Shows (210) 393-0371

AUG. 29-30  PASADENA, TX

Pasadena Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 29-30  TYLER, TX
Harvey Hall Convention Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

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.