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Central Regional Report – March



SPECIAL EVENTS

Friends of NRA
Whether you’re a hunter, competitive shooter or just a proud gun owner, Friends of NRA has something for every-one. 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.

Central Region Director—Chad Franklin
cfranklin@nrahq.org

IA, NE—Tim Bacon
tbacon@nrahq.org

Northern IL—Mike Huber
mhuber@nrahq.org

Southern IL—Donald Higgs
dhiggs@nrahq.org

IN—Craig Haggard
chaggard@nrahq.org

MI—Allan Herman
aherman@nrahq.org

WI—Scott Taetsch
staetsch@nrahq.org

Northern MO—Travis Scott
tscott@nrahq.org

Southern MO—Gregg Pearre
gpearre@nrahq.org

KY—John LaRowe
jlarowe@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.

Illinois State Rifle Ass’n
Richard Pearson, Executive Director
(815) 635-3198; executive@isra.org

Indiana State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Jerry Wehner, Executive Vice President
(812) 534-3258; vp@isrpa.org

Iowa State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Bill Besgrove, Secretary (319) 626-2710
www.iowastateriflepistol.org

League of Kentucky Sportsmen, Inc.

Tom Mansfield, NRA Liaison (859) 858-0135
thomasjmansfield@gmail.com

Michigan Rifle and Pistol Ass’n
Leo Cebula, President (269) 781-1223
lcebula@hotmail.com

Missouri Sport Shooting Ass’n
Kevin Jamison, President
(314) 440-3811; kljamison@earthlink.net

Nebraska Marksmanship Ass’n
Bill Keil, President (402) 933-4881
hpinne@cox.net

Wisconsin Firearm Owners, Ranges, Clubs, & Educators
Jeff Nass, President  (920) 687-0505
president@wi-force.org


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
MARSHALLTOWN, IA – MAR. 8
BELOIT, WI – MAR. 20-22
GEORGETOWN, IN – MAR. 21
MILAN, IL – MAR. 21-22
WYOMING, MI – MAR. 29

SMALLBORE RIFLE
JACKSON, MI – MAR. 7
APPLETON, WI – MAR. 7-8
BLOOMINGTON, IL – MAR. 13-15
ELKHART, IN – MAR. 14

AIR RIFLE
COLUMBUS, IN – MAR. 7
GEORGETOWN, IN – MAR. 28

HIGH POWER RIFLE
FREEDOM, IN – MAR. 7
EDINBURG, IN – MAR. 28

For more information, contact Shelly Kramer at (703) 267-1459 or mkramer@nrahq.org.
For a complete listing, see www.shootingsportsusa.com.


PLACES TO SHOOT

Area Range Facilities

Randomly selected listings of shooting ranges open to the public will appear here periodically. To include your range, affiliate with NRA through the Business Alliance Affiliation program, or for more information, please call (800) NRA-CLUB (672-2582) or log on to www.nrahq.org/clubs. For more information on the facilities listed, call the accompanying numbers. For information on other shooting facilities, go to www.nra.org/nralocal.aspx and search the Clubs and Associations Directory and the Places to Shoot listings.

Central Range
Dubuque, IA
(563) 582-8514
www.centralrangeonline.com

Michigan Training Academy
Warren, MI
(586) 530-9215
www.michigantrainingacademy.com

Roush Lake Firing Range
Huntington, IN
(260) 468-5416
www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/5258.htm


GUN SHOWS

MAR. 1  WHEATON, IL
DuPage County Fairgrounds, Pioneer Valley Sportsmen Ass’n (630) 365-2808

MAR. 6-8  WAUKESHA, WI

Waukesha County Expo Center, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

MAR. 7-8  FORT WAYNE, IN

Memorial Coliseum, CPI Shows (260) 483-0827

MAR. 7-8  DUGGER, IN
Dugger Community Center, Dugger Gun & Knife Show (812) 648-2407

MAR. 7-8  EVANSVILLE, IN

Vanderburgh County 4-H Center, Central Indiana Gunshows (765) 855-3836

MAR. 7-8  MONROE, MI
Monroe County Fairgrounds, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

MAR. 7-8  MADISON, IN
National Guard Armory, Tri-State Gun & Knife Collectors, LLC (812) 521-9367

MAR. 7-8  LEOPOLD, MO
Knights of Columbus Hall, Knights of Columbus #5898 (573) 768-0294

MAR. 7-8  JANESVILLE, WI
Rock County Fairgrounds, Rock County Rifle and Pistol Club (608) 754-1911

MAR. 7-8  COLLINSVILLE, IL
Gateway Center, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

MAR. 8  SAINT CHARLES, IL
Kane County Fairgrounds, Kane County Sportsman’s Show (815) 758-2773

MAR. 13-14  WARSAW, MO
American Legion #217, American Legion Shooting Sports (701) 426-6614

MAR. 13-14  MILWAUKEE, WI

Serb Hall, Freedom Firearms (414) 430-7617

MAR. 13-14  IRON RIVER, WI

Community Center, Ray Kangas Productions (715) 372-4654

MAR. 13-15  ELKHART, IN
Northern Indiana Event Center, Gun Slinger Promotions USA (260) 624-5996

MAR. 13-15  EAU CLAIRE, WI
Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

MAR. 13-15  JOHNSON CREEK, WI
Comfort Suites, CR Promotions (920) 285-6908

MAR. 14  STEVENS POINT, WI
Izaak Walton Lodge, Izaak Walton Lodge (715) 343-2625

MAR. 14-15  BELLEVILLE, IL
Belle Clair Fairgrounds, ECA Hunting and Trade Shows (618) 545-0785

MAR. 14-15  SALINE, MI
WFC Event Center, Huron Gun Collectors, Inc. (517) 605-0624

MAR. 14-15  BIRCH RUN, MI
Birch Run Expo Center, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

MAR. 14-15  RUSHVILLE, IN
Rush County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gunshows (765) 855-3836

MAR. 14-15  PADUCAH, KY
Julian Carro ll Convention Center, RK Gun Shows (563) 927-8176

MAR. 20-21  RAPID RIVER, MI
American Legion 301, American Legion #301 (906) 474-6712

MAR. 20-22  TAYLOR, MI
Taylor Town Trade Center, Taylor Town Trade Center (313) 295-6901

MAR. 20-22  MOSCOW MILLS, MO
Tri-County Sports Center, Militia Armaments Gun Club (636) 295-0624

MAR. 20-22  ONALASKA, WI

Onalaska Omni Center, Bob and Rocco’s Gun Shows (608) 752-6677

MAR. 21-22  CROWN POINT, IN

Lake County Fairgrounds, Central Indiana Gunshows (765) 855-3836

MAR. 21-22  CADILLAC, MI
Wexford Civic Center, Sport Shows Promotions, Inc. (517) 676-4160

MAR. 21-22  SEYMOUR, IN
National Guard Armory, Tri-State Gun & Knife Collectors, LLC (812) 521-9367

*NRA Affiliate. All others are NRA Recruiters. For details, call (703) 267-3772.

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.