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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


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 on the Internet at NRAInstructors.org. Please contact the instructor listed for more information.

AUG. 9—HOUSTON, TX
(Seminar)
Joe Woolley (281) 467-9792

AUG. 11—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

AUG. 17—GRAND JUNCTION, CO

(Seminar)
Guy Masterson (970) 270-3203

AUG. 25—WICHITA, KS

(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842


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.

AUG. 4-8—TOPEKA, KS
(Handgun, Shotgun)

AUG. 18-22—LITTLETON, CO

(Tactical Shotgun)

Contact Mary Shine (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. 6—NORMAN, OK
(Registered)

AUG. 7-8—NORMAN, OK

(Regional)

AUG. 9—NORMAN, OK

(State Championship)

AUG. 9—ALBUQUERQUE, NM

(Registered)

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


AREA SHOOTS

HIGH POWER RIFLE
JULIFF, TX  AUG. 3
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR  AUG. 9-10
ARCADIA, OK  AUG. 31

SILHOUETTE
GARDEN CITY, KS  AUG. 10
PEARLAND, TX  AUG. 16
BENTON, AR  AUG. 24


GUN SHOWS

AUG. 2-3  BATESVILLE, AR
Independence County Fairgrounds, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 2-3  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

AUG. 2-3  BRYAN, TX
Brazos County Expo Center, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 2-3  DALLAS, TX
Dallas Market Hall, Dallas Arms Collectors Ass’n (972) 369-6062

AUG. 2-3  MIDLAND, TX
Midland Horseshoe, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

AUG. 2-3  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Trade Shows (361) 289-2256

AUG. 2-3  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

AUG. 9-10  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Rustic Hills Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma (719) 630-3976

AUG. 9-10  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Expo New Mexico, New Mexico Gun Collectors Ass’n (505) 262-1350

AUG. 9-10  HOUSTON, TX
George R. Brown Convention Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

AUG. 9-10  KELLYVILLE, OK
Creek County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gun Show (405) 503-3665

AUG. 9-10  HAWNEE, OK
Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 9-10  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, Oklahoma City Gun Shows (405) 842-3277

AUG. 9-10  CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
Bouchard Fairgrounds, Saxet Trade Shows (361) 289-2256

AUG. 9-10  ROUND TOP, TX
The Lone Star Gallery, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

AUG. 9-10  TYLER, TX
Harvey Hall Convention Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

AUG. 9-10  WICHITA FALLS, TX
Wichita Falls Event Center, Texas Collectors Gun Show (940) 692-3766

AUG. 16-17  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Expo New Mexico, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

AUG. 16-17  JONESBORO, AR
Northeast Arkansas District Fair, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

AUG. 16-17  TULSA, OK
Tulsa Fairgrounds, Grand American Arms Show (405) 612-0223

AUG. 16-17  HOUSTON, TX
Reliant Center, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 16-17  NACOGDOCHES, TX
Nacogdoches County Expo Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 23-24  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, Gun Shows of the Rockies (563) 927-8176

AUG. 23-24  LOVELAND, CO
The Ranch Events Complex, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

AUG. 23-24  BUCHANAN DAM, TX
Hill Country Hall, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

AUG. 23-24  CANTON, TX
Canton Civic Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

AUG. 23-24  CLEVELAND, TX
Cleveland Civic Center, Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce (281) 592-8786

AUG. 23-24  FORT WORTH, TX
Amon Carter Exhibit Hall, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

AUG. 23-24  JEFFERSON, TX
Jefferson Visitor Building, Marion County Chamber of Commerce (903) 665-2672

AUG. 23-24  NEW BRAUNFELS, TX
New Braunfels Civic Center, Liberty Gun Shows (210) 708-6645

AUG. 23-24  PASADENA, TX
Pasadena Convention, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 30-31  HOUSTON, TX
George R. Brown Convention Center, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

AUG. 30-31  MCALLEN, TX
McAllen Convention Center, Saxet Trade Shows (361) 289-2256

AUG. 30-31  MESQUITE, TX
Mesquite Rodeo Convention Center, Tier 1 Gun Shows (214) 341-2895

AUG. 30-31  SCHERTZ, TX
Schertz Civic Center, Texas Gun Shows (210) 872-7469

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.