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Midwest Regional Report – November



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.

NOV. 1—GARDEN CITY, KS
(Seminar)
Linda Morgan (620) 276-9629

NOV. 1—LITTLE ROCK, AR
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Ed O’Carroll (703) 475-4598

NOV. 3—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

NOV. 8—CABOT, AR
(Seminar)
Stephen Giese (501) 499-5827

NOV. 17—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

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



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.

NOV. 3-7—SAN ANTONIO, TX

(Patrol Rifle)

NOV. 3-7—ABILENE, TX

(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.

NOV. 8—ALBUQUERQUE, NM

(Registered)

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
DAVIS, OK – NOV. 8
HOUSTON, TX – NOV. 30

SMALLBORE RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR – NOV. 1
WHITEWATER, KS – NOV. 8
AMARILLO, TX – NOV. 23

HIGH POWER RIFLE
DONNA, TX – NOV. 9
BRAZORIA, TX – NOV. 15
DAVIS, OK – NOV. 16
RIFLE, CO – NOV. 23

SILHOUETTE

HALTOM CITY, TX – NOV. 8
GARDEN CITY, KS – NOV. 9
MANOR, TX – NOV. 9
AURORA, CO – NOV. 15

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
David Joyner, President (479) 263-6665; davidj@specent.com

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.
Anthony Trennel, President (505) 856-6574; ttrennel@msn.com

Oklahoma Rifle Ass’n
Charles Smith, Executive Director (405) 324-2450; okgun@cox.net

Texas State Rifle Ass’n
Stephen Hall, Executive Director (512) 550-7330; execdir@tsra.com


GUN SHOWS

NOV. 1-2  DODGE CITY, KS
Western State Bank Expo Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

NOV. 1-2  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, Grand American Arms Show (405) 612-0223

NOV. 1-2  BRENHAM, TX
Brenham Firearms Center, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

NOV. 1-2  MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Event Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

NOV. 1-2  PASADENA, TX
Pasadena Convention, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

NOV. 1-2  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, SAXET Shows (361) 289-2256

NOV. 8-9  TULSA, OK
Tulsa Fairgrounds, Joe Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show (918) 492-0401

NOV. 8-9  ENNIS, TX
SOKOL Lodge, GGA Gun Shows (817) 659-9249

NOV. 8-9  HAMILTON, TX
Hamilton Fairgrounds, Whipp Farm Productions (817) 929-1816

NOV. 8-9  MESQUITE, TX
Mesquite Texas Exhibition Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

NOV. 8-9  SCHERTZ, TX
Schertz Civic Center, Texas Gun Shows (210) 872-7469

NOV. 8-9  SEGUIN, TX
Seguin-Guadalupe Coliseum, Liberty Gun Show (210) 708-6645

NOV. 15-16  ARDMORE, OK

Hardy Murphy Coliseum, Badshot Gun Shot (405) 503-3665

NOV. 15-16  BELTON, TX
Bell County Expo Center, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

NOV. 15-16  CORPUS CHRISTI, TX
Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds, SAXET Shows (361) 289-2256

NOV. 15-16  FORT WORTH, TX

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

NOV. 15-16  HALLETSVILLE, TX

American Legion Hall, Schoppes Guns and More (979) 693-0904

NOV. 15-16  LONGVIEW, TX
Maude Cobb Activity Center, Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show (985) 624-8577

NOV. 15-16  VICTORIA, TX
Victoria Community Center, Liberty Gun Show (210) 708-6645

NOV. 22-23  PARAGOULD, AR
Green County Fairgrounds, SEMO Gun Shows (573) 649-2848

NOV. 22-23  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, Gun Shows of the Rockies (563) 927-8176

NOV. 22-23  LOVELAND, CO

The Ranch Events Complex, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

NOV. 22-23  WICHITA, KS
Kansas Coliseum, US Weapons Collectors (563) 927-8176

NOV. 22-23  PONCA CITY, OK
National Guard Armory, Badshot Gun Shot (405) 503-3665

NOV. 22-23  HOUSTON, TX
George R. Brown Convention Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

NOV. 22-23  MCALLEN, TX
McAllen Convention Center, SAXET Shows (361) 289-2256

NOV. 23  LENEXA, KS
Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, Missouri Valley Arms Collectors Ass’n (913) 441-7161

NOV. 28-30  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Rustic Hills Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma (719) 630-3976

NOV. 29-30  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK

Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, Metcalf Gun Shows (918) 272-1119

NOV. 29-30  CLEVELAND, TX

Cleveland Civic Center, Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce (281) 592-8786

NOV. 29-30  DALLAS, TX
Market Hall, Dallas Arms Collectors Ass’n (972) 369-6062

NOV. 29-30  NACOGDOCHES, TX

Nacogdoches Civic Center, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

NOV. 29-30  TEMPLE, TX
Mayborn Convention Center, Tejas Gun Shows (254) 527-4446

*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.