Join, Renew, Contribute

Midwest Regional Report – May



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



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.

MAY 11-15—CANON CITY, CO

(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.

MAY 9—ALBUQUERQUE, NM
(Registered)
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.

MAY 2—GOLDEN, CO
(Seminar)
Julie Bailly-Krapes (303) 902-7157

MAY 2—LUBBOCK, TX
(Seminar)
Anthony Wilson (806) 777-0866

MAY 2—LUBBOCK, TX
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Anthony Wilson (806) 777-0866

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

MAY 16—RICHMOND, TX
(Seminar)
Jason MacDonald (832) 449-5319

MAY 16—GRAND JUNCTION, CO
(Seminar)
Guy Masterson (970) 270-3203

MAY 25—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
ARCADIA, OK – MAY 16
BYERS, CO – MAY 17
MANOR, TX – MAY 17
WICHITA FALLS, TX – MAY 23
HOUSTON, TX – MAY 24
WHITEWATER, KS – MAY 30

SMALLBORE RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR – MAY 2
DAVIS, OK – MAY 2
CHINA SPRING, TX – MAY 2
WHITEWATER, KS – MAY 9
SAN ANTONIO, TX – MAY 9
TERRELL, TX – MAY 16
HALTOM CITY, TX – MAY 17

HIGH POWER RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR – MAY 2
WICHITA FALLS, TX – MAY 2
FRIENDSWOOD, TX – MAY 9
HUTCHINSON, KS – MAY 9-10
BYERS, CO – MAY 16
RAMAH, CO – MAY 24
N. LITTLE ROCK, AR – MAY 30-31

SILHOUETTE

HALTOM CITY, TX – MAY 9
RANDOLPH, KS – MAY 10
BAUXITE, AR – MAY 16
SAND SPRINGS, OK – MAY 16
ERIE, CO – MAY 17
RATON, NM – MAY 24

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

MAY 2-3  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Colorado Springs Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma (719) 630-3976

MAY 2-3  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Expo New Mexico, Silver Spur Trade Show (806) 253-1322

MAY 2-3  CONROE, TX
Lone Star Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 489-1741

MAY 2-3  FORT WORTH, TX
Amon Carter Exhibit Hall, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

MAY 2-3  PRIDDY, TX
Melody Oaks Ranch, Hometown Productions LLC (817) 296-7844

MAY 2-3  WOODWARD, OK
Woodward Conference Center, Badshot Gun Show LLC (405) 503-3665

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

MAY 8-10  UVALDE, TX
Uvalde County Fairplex, Eagle Outfitters of Texas Inc. (210) 371-3001

MAY 9  ORANGE, TX
Orange County Expo Center, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

MAY 9-10  CALDWELL, TX
Burleson County Expo Center, Lone Wolf Events (979) 693-0904

MAY 16-17  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Colorado Gun Collectors (720) 482-0167

MAY 16-17  AMARILLO, TX
Amarillo Civic Center, Pioneer Gun Collectors (806) 353-3950

MAY 16-17  HOUSTON, TX
GRB Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Show (281) 489-1741

MAY 16-17  MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Event Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

MAY 16-17  ARANSAS PASS, TX
Aransas Pass Civic Center, Gulf Coast Gun Shows (254) 485-2770

MAY 16-17  BURLESON, TX
SPJST Lodge #180, Whipp Farm Productions (817) 929-1816

MAY 16-17  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, OKC Gun Show Inc. (405) 842-3277

MAY 16-17  SEGUIN, TX
Knights of Columbus Hall, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

MAY 22-24  TULSA, OK
Tulsa Fairgrounds, R.K. Shows Inc. (563) 927-8176

MAY 23-24  AUSTIN, TX
Cedar Park Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

MAY 23-24  BELTON, TX
Belton Expo Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

MAY 23-24  KINGSLAND, TX
Kingsland Community Center, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

MAY 23-24  LEWISVILLE, TX
Premier Event Center—Lakeland Plaza, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

MAY 23-24  WICHITA FALLS, TX
Wichita Falls Multi-Purpose Event Center, Texas Gun Collectors Show (940) 692-3766

MAY 30-31  FORT WORTH, TX

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

MAY 30-31  GLEN ROSE, TX
Somervell County Expo Center, Whipp Farm Productions (817) 929-1816

*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.