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Midwest Regional Report – July



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—Tom Ulik
tulik@nrahq.org

Southern TX—Liz Foley
efoley@nrahq.org

Western TX—Jack Cannon
jcannon@nrahq.org



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.

JULY 13-17—CANON CITY, CO

(Select Fire)

JULY 13-17—HENRYETTA, OK
(Handgun/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.

JULY 11—ALBUQUERQUE, NM
(Registered)

JULY 11—NORMAN, OK

(Registered)

JULY 15—RATON, NM
(Registered)

JULY 15—RATON, NM
(State Championship)

JULY 16—RATON, NM

(Registered)

JULY 16—RATON, NM

(State Championship)

JUNE 17-18—RATON, NM

(Registered)

JULY 17-18—RATON, NM

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


TRAINING

Crime Prevention
The 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, by email at refuse@nrahq.org, or by telephone at (800) 861-1166.

JULY 6—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

JULY 20—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
BYERS, CO – JULY 11
DAVIS, OK – JULY 18
MIDLAND, TX – JULY 25

SMALLBORE RIFLE
DAVIS, OK – JULY 4
PINE BLUFF, AR – JULY 4
RATON, NM – JULY 4-7
WHITEWATER, KS – JULY 11
HALTOM CITY, TX – JULY 19
BYERS, CO – JULY 25-26

HIGH POWER RIFLE
VAN BUREN, AR – JULY 4
CAPITAN, NM – JULY 10-12
GARDEN CITY, KS – JULY 11
DONNA, TX – JULY 12
DAVIS, OK – JULY 19
RIFLE, CO – JULY 26

SILHOUETTE

HOBBS, NM – JULY 4
BEAUMONT, TX – JULY 4
BYERS, CO – JULY 11
RANDOLPH, KS – JULY 12
ARCADIA, OK – JULY 12
BAUXITE, AR – JULY 18

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 detailed 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.

Silver Bullet Shooting Range
Denver, CO (720) 898-0267

The Bullet Hole
Mission, KS (913) 432-0050


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 below, 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 (303) 663-9339; fabianlaw@qwestoffice.net

Kansas State Rifle Ass’n
Patricia Stoneking, President (913) 608-1910; info@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) 324-2450; okgun@cox.net

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


GUN SHOWS

JULY 3-4  RUIDOSO, NM
Ruidoso Convention Center, Western Frontier Gun Shows (575) 430-8681

JULY 4-5  BELTON, TX
Bell County Expo Center, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

JULY 4-5  BOWIE, TX
Bowie Community Center, Whipp Farm Productions (817)929-1816

JULY 4-5  FORT WORTH, TX

Will Rogers Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

JULY 11-12  SAN ANTONIO, TX

San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

JULY 11-12  MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
Baxter County Fairgrounds, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

JULY 11-12  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Oklahoma State Fair Park, OKC Gun Show Inc. (405) 842-3277

JULY 11-12  MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Events Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

JULY 11-12  SAN ANGELO, TX
San Angelo Coliseum Fairground, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

JULY 11-12  SAN ANTONIO, TX

San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Trade Shows (361) 289-2256

JULY 11-12  THE WOODLANDS, TX
Legends Sports Complex, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

JULY 11-12  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Rustic Hills Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma Gun Shows (719) 630-3976

JULY 11-12  TOPEKA, KS
Kansas Expocentre, US Weapon Collectors (563) 927-8176

JULY 18-19  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

JULY 18-19  WICHITA, KS

Century 2 Performing Arts and Convention Center, US Weapon Collectors (563) 927-8176

JULY 18-19  ROSWELL, NM
Roswell Convention Center, Western Frontier Gun Shows (575) 430-8681

JULY 18-19  LONGVIEW, TX

Maude Cobb Activity Center, Classic Arms Productions (985) 624-8577

JULY 18-19  PASADENA, TX

Pasadena Convention Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

JULY 25-26  HOT SPRINGS, AR
Hot Springs Civic Center, South Hot Springs Lions Club, (501) 767-2855

JULY 25-26  TULSA, OK
Tulsa Fairgrounds, R.K. Shows (563) 927-8176

JULY 25-26  BURLESON, TX

SPJST Lodge #180, Whipp Farm Productions (817) 929-1816

JULY 25-26  CISCO, TX
Myrtle Wilks Community Center, Cisco Gun Show (254) 442-4479

JULY 25-26  CONROE, TX
Lone Star Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 331-5969

JULY 25-26  KINGSLAND, TX
Kingsland Community Center, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

JULY 25-26  LEWISVILLE, TX
Lakeland Plaza, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

JULY 25-26  SAN ANTONIO, TX
Freeman Coliseum, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

JULY 25-26  OVERLAND PARK, KS
Overland Park International Trade Center, US Weapon Collectors (563) 927-8176

*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.