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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—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.

JULY 19—MADISON, AR
(Instructor Development Workshop)
Edward O’Carroll (703) 475-4598

JULY 26—DESOTO, KS
(Seminar)
Michael Dann (785) 830-0854

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.

JULY 12—JUNCTION CITY, KS

Instructional Shooting Clinic (Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Archery, RTBAV)
Shirley Allen (785) 375-7305



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 14-18—GARDEN PLAIN, KS

(Patrol Rifle)

JULY 14-18—LITTLETON, CO

(Patrol Rifle)

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


AREA SHOOTS

SMALLBORE RIFLE
WHITEWATER, KS – JULY 12

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CARTHAGE, TX – JULY 5
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR – JULY 12-13
ARCADIA, OK – JULY 27

SILHOUETTE

VAN BUREN, AR – JULY 12


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

JULY 5-6  SPRINGDALE, AR
Springdale Convention Center, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JULY 5-6  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JULY 5-6  BELTON, TX
Belton County Expo Center, Real Texas Gun Shows (713) 724-8881

JULY 5-6  FORT WORTH, TX
Will Rogers Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

JULY 5-6  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Trade Shows (361) 289-2256

JULY 12-13  MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
Baxter County Fairgrounds, G&S Promotions (918) 659-2201

JULY 12-13  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Rustic Hills Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma (719) 630-3976

JULY 12-13  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, Oklahoma City Gun Show, Inc. (405) 842-3277

JULY 12-13  MESQUITE, TX
Mesquite Rodeo Convention Center, Tier 1 Gun Shows (214) 341-2895

JULY 12-13  PASADENA, TX
Pasadena Convention Center, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

JULY 12-13  SAN ANGELO, TX
City Coliseum, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

JULY 19-20  DENVER, CO
Denver Merchandise Mart, Tanner Gun Shows (303) 756-3467

JULY 19-20  DEWEY, OK
Washington County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gun Show (405) 503-3665

JULY 19-20  BURLESON, TX
SPJST Lodge, Geatest Generation Aircraft Gun Shows (817) 659-9249

JULY 19-20  IRVING, TX
Irving Convention Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

JULY 19-20  LONGVIEW, TX
Maude Cobb Exhibit Building, Classic Arms Productions (985) 624-8577

JULY 19-20  LUFKIN, TX
Pister Garrison Civic Center, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

JULY 19-20  SEGUIN, TX

Knights of Columbus, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

JULY 20  GOLDEN, CO

Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Colorado Military Show (719) 593-2171

JULY 20-21  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fair Park, Metcalf Gun Show (918) 272-1119

JULY 26-27  HOT SPRINGS, AR

Hot Springs Civic Center, South Hot Springs Lions Club (501) 767-2855

JULY 26-27  TULSA, OK

Tulsa Fairgrounds, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

JULY 26-27  ALLEN, TX

Allen Event Center, Tier 1 Gun Shows (214) 341-2895

JULY 26-27  CONROE, TX

Lone Star Convention Center, High Caliber Gun Show (281) 331-5969

JULY 26-27  KINGSLAND, TX
Kingsland Community Center, Wild Weasel Productions (210) 827-6302

JULY 26-27  LUBBOCK, TX
Lubbock Civic Center, Silver Spur Trade Shows (806) 253-1322

*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.