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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—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.

SEPT. 8—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

SEPT. 22—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

SEPT. 24—DALLAS, TX
(Seminar)
Dan Graeber (817) 220-8999

SEPT. 25—DALLAS, TX
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Dan Graeber (817) 220-8999

SEPT. 28—GRAND JUNCTION, CO
(Seminar)
Guy Masterson (970) 270-3203

Women’s Events
NRA Women on Target offers safe, fun-filled instructional shooting clinics. For more information please contact the clinic director listed or go to the NRA ISC website www.nrahq.org/women/isc/clinics.asp.

SEPT. 6—ARCADIA, OK

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun)
Suzi Rouse (405) 818-6125

SEPT. 6—PENROSE, CO
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Archery)
Linda Hill (719) 547-1934

SEPT. 6—GARNETT, KS
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Archery)
Kathy Petrowsky (785) 204-2142

SEPT. 13—RANDOLPH, KS
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Muzzleloader, Archery)
Wanda Conrad (785) 456-2593

SEPT. 14—COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Muzzleloader)
Doug Davis (719) 651-2601

SEPT. 27—WICHITA, KS

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Archery)
Jim Fry (316) 207-0982



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. 8-12—POTEAU, OK

(Handgun/Shotgun)

SEPT. 15-19—HORTON, KS

(Patrol Rifle)

SEPT. 29-OCT. 3—GARDEN PLAIN, KS

(Tactical Shooting)

SEPT. 29-OCT. 3—LITTLETON, CO

(Precision Rifle)

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.

SEPT. 14-18—ALBUQUERQUE, NM

(National Police Shooting Championship)

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
RATON, NM – SEPT. 6-7
ARCADIA, OK – SEPT. 20
HOUSTON, TX – SEPT. 28

SMALLBORE RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR – SEPT. 6
CHINA SPRING, TX – SEPT. 6
BYERS, CO – SEPT. 7

HIGH POWER RIFLE
JULIFF, TX – SEPT. 7
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR – SEPT. 20
DAVIS, OK – SEPT. 21

SILHOUETTE

GARDEN CITY, KS – SEPT. 14
HOBBS, NM – SEPT. 20
BAUXITE, AR – SEPT. 21


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

SEPT. 6-7  DURANT, OK
Durant Choctaw Casino Event Center, Your New Gun (817) 805-7039

SEPT. 6-7  ALLEN, TX
Allen Event Center, Tier 1 Gun Shows (214) 341-2895

SEPT. 6-7  MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Event Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

SEPT. 6-7  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Trades Shows (361) 289 2256

SEPT. 6-7  PORT ARTHUR, TX
Robert A. Bowers Civic Center, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

SEPT. 6-7  WINNSBORO, TX
Winnsboro Civic Center, Winnsboro Area Chamber of Commerce (903) 342-3666

SEPT. 12-14  FAYETTEVILLE, AR

Washington County Fairgrounds, Xanders Guns (479) 502-8190

SEPT. 13-14  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

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

SEPT. 13-14  LITTLE ROCK, AR
Arkansas State Fairgrounds, AG CCC Gun & Knife Show (501) 833-8064

SEPT. 13-14  TULSA, OK
Expo Square, Metcalf Gun Show (918) 272-1119

SEPT. 13-14  AUSTIN, TX
Austin Cedar Park Center, Austin Gun Show (817) 732-1194

SEPT. 13-14  ROUND TOP, TX
The Lone Star Gallery, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

SEPT. 13-14  SEGUIN, TX
Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, Liberty Gun Show (210) 708-6645

SEPT. 20-21  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

SEPT. 20-21  PUEBLO, CO
American Legion #2, Young Guns of Post 2 (719) 544-3284

SEPT. 20-21  CHICKASHA, OK
Grady County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gun Show (405) 503-3665

SEPT. 20-21  HOUSTON, TX
Reliant Center, Houston Gun Collectors Ass’n (713) 981-6463

SEPT. 20-21  DALLAS, TX
Dallas Market Hall, Dallas Arms Collectors Ass’n (972) 369-6062

SEPT. 20-21  DRIPPING SPRINGS, TX

Dripping Springs Ranch Park, Saxet Trade Shows (361) 289-2256

SEPT. 20-21  WICHITA, KS
Century 2 Performing Arts and Convention Center, US Weapons Collectors (563) 927-8176

SEPT. 26-28  WACO, TX
Tucker Hall, Lonestar Antique Arms (254) 744-4772

SEPT. 27-28  OVERLAND PARK, KS

Overland Park International Trade Center, US Weapons Collectors (563) 927-8176

SEPT. 27-28  DURANT, OK
Bryan County Fairgrounds, Sportsmans Gun Shows (580) 230-8185

SEPT. 27-28  GUTHRIE, OK
Logan County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gun Show (405) 503-3665

SEPT. 27-28  FORT WORTH, TX
Will Rogers Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

SEPT. 27-28  NACOGDOCHES, TX

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

*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.