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Midwest Regional Report – September



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—Kevin Post
kpost@nrahq.org

OK—Darren DeLong
ddelong@nrahq.org

Northern TX—Terry Free
tulik@nrahq.org

Southern TX—Liz Foley
tfree@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.

SEPT. 28-OCT. 2—KANSAS CITY, KS
(Handgun)

Contact Mary Shine (703) 267-1628 or mshine@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.

SEPT. 14—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

SEPT. 25—SAN ANTONIO, TX
(Seminar)
Ken Lewis (210) 737-7233

SEPT. 26—SAN ANTONIO, TX
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Ken Lewis (210) 737-7233

SEPT. 26—RICHMOND, TX
(Seminar)
Jason Macdonald (832) 449-5319

SEPT. 28—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
BYERS, CO    SEPT. 13
ARCADIA, OK    SEPT. 19
WHITEWATER, KS    SEPT. 26
MIDLAND, TX    SEPT. 26

SMALLBORE RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR    SEPT. 5
DAVIS, OK    SEPT. 5
SAN ANTONIO, TX    SEPT. 12
BYERS, CO    SEPT. 13

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CARTHAGE, TX    SEPT. 5
HUTCHISON, KS    SEPT. 12
BOULDER, CO    SEPT. 19
VAN BUREN, AR    SEPT. 26
BROKEN ARROW, OK    SEPT. 26
CAPITAN, NM    SEPT. 25-27

SILHOUETTE

HOBBS, NM    SEPT. 5
EL PASO, TX    SEPT. 5-6
WATKINS, CO    SEPT. 5-6
GARDEN CITY, KS    SEPT. 13
SAND SPRINGS, OK    SEPT. 13
BRYANT, AR    SEPT. 26

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

SEPT. 5-6    HOUSTON, TX
GRB Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Shows (281) 331-5969

SEPT. 5-6    MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Exhibition Hall, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

SEPT. 5-6    PALO PINTO, TX
Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office, Whipp Farm Productions (817) 929-1816

SEPT. 5-6    PONCA CITY, OK
National Guard Armory Building, Badshot Gun Shows LLC (405) 503-3665

SEPT. 5-6    SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

SEPT. 11-13    FARMINGTON, NM
San Juan County Fairgrounds, San Juan Wildlife Federation (505) 860-4903

SEPT. 12    LOUISBURG, KS
Timbercreek Event Center, Justin Bishop (913) 238-9244

SEPT. 12-13    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Arkansas State Fairgrounds, Arkansas Gun & Cartridge Collectors Club (501) 912-0492

SEPT. 12-13    ARANSAS PASS, TX
Aransas Pass Civic Center, Gulf Coast Gun Shows (254) 485-2770

SEPT. 12-13    BRYAN, TX
Brazos County Expo Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Shows (281) 331-5969

SEPT. 12-13    CONROE, TX
Lone Star Convention Center, High Caliber Gun & Knife Shows (281) 331-5969

SEPT. 12-13    DECATUR, TX
Decatur Civic Center, Hometown Productions LLC (817) 296-7844

SEPT. 12-13    GRAPEVINE, TX
Grapevine Convention Center, Dan’s Five Star Gun Shows (214) 862-3905

SEPT. 12-13    JOURDANTON, TX
Jourdanton American Legion, Eagle Outfitters (210) 371-3001

SEPT. 12-13    LEWISVILLE, TX
Lakeland Plaza, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

SEPT. 12-13    SCHERTZ, TX
Schertz Civic Center, Texas Gun Shows (210) 872-7469

SEPT. 12-13    TULSA, OK

Tulsa Fairgrounds, Metcalf Gun Shows (918) 272-1119

SEPT. 12-13    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

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

SEPT. 18-20    WACO, TX
Tucker Hall, Lone Star Antique Arms Convention (254) 744-4772

SEPT. 19-20    CHICKASHA, OK
Grady County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gun Shows LLC (405) 503-3665

SEPT. 19-20    DRIPPING SPRINGS, TX
Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Saxet Gun Shows (361) 289-2256

SEPT. 19-20    FORT WORTH, TX
Amon Carter Exhibit Hall, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

SEPT. 19-20    GRANT, OK
Choctaw Casino and Resort Events Center, Choctaw Casino (817) 805-7039

SEPT. 19-20    HOUSTON, TX
Reliant Center, Houston Gun Collectors Association (713) 981-6463

SEPT. 19-20    MCALESTER, OK
Southeast Expo Center, Metcalf Gun Shows (918) 272-1119

SEPT. 19-20    ORANGE, TX
Orange County Expo Center, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

SEPT. 19-20    WINNSBORO, TX
Winnsboro Civic Center, Greater Northeast Texas Gun Shows (903) 342-3666

SEPT. 19-20    PUEBLO, CO
American Legion #2, Young Guns of Post 2 (719) 544-3284

SEPT. 19-20    WICHITA, KS
Century 2 Convention Center, U.S. Weapons Collectors (563) 927-8176

SEPT. 19-20    LOVINGTON, NM
Lea County Fairgrounds, Western Frontier Gun Shows (575) 430-8681

SEPT. 19-20    MORIARTY, NM
Morairty Civic Center, Edgewood Civitans (505) 281-2150

SEPT. 26-27    DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

SEPT. 26-27    DALLAS, TX
Dallas Market Hall, Dallas Arms Collectors Association (972) 369-6062

SEPT. 26-27    KINGSLAND, TX

Kingsland Community Center, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

SEPT. 26-27    LEVELLAND, TX
Mallet Event Center, Hometown Productions LLC (817) 296-7844

SEPT. 26-27    MONTGOMERY, TX

Lake Conroe Event Center, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

SEPT. 26-27    NACOGDOCHES, TX
Nacogdoches County Exposition Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

SEPT. 26-27    SAN ANGELO, TX
San Angelo Coliseum Fairground, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

SEPT. 26-27    SULPHUR, OK
Murray County Expo Center, Badshot Gun Shows LLC (405) 503-3665

SEPT. 26-27    WIMBERLEY, TX
Wimberley VFW, Eagle Outfitters (210) 371-3001

*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.