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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


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.

MAY 5—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

MAY 19—WICHITA, KS
(Seminar)
Warren Glore (316) 641-2842

MAY 25—GRAND JUNCTION, CO
(Seminar)
Guy Masterson (970) 270-3203



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 19-23—GUNNISON, CO

(Patrol Rifle)

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
MANOR, TX – MAY 16-18
WHITEWATER, KS – MAY 31

SMALLBORE RIFLE
PINE BLUFF, AR – MAY 3
WHITEWATER, KS – MAY 10

HIGH POWER RIFLE
CARTHAGE, TX – MAY 2-4
JULIFF, TX – MAY 10
COWETTA, OK – MAY 24

SILHOUETTE

WORTHAM, TX – MAY 3-4
MANOR, TX – MAY 17
WHITEWATER, KS – MAY 17
RATON, NM – MAY 18
BENTON, AR – MAY 25
BAUXITE, AR – MAY 31


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

MAY 2-4  WACO, TX
Tucker Hall, Lone Star Antique Arms Convention (254) 744-4772

MAY 3-4  SPRINGFIELD, AR

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

MAY 3-4  JACKSONVILLE, AR
Former Wal Mart Building, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

MAY 3-4  COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Rustic Hills Event Center, Prospectors Sertoma (719) 630-3976

MAY 3-4  CHICKASHA, OK

Grady County Fairgrounds, Badshot Gunshows (405) 503-3665

MAY 3-4  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Fairgrounds, Metcalf Gun Shows (918) 272-1119

MAY 3-4  SAN ANTONIO, TX
San Antonio Events Center, Saxet Trades Shows (361) 289-2256

MAY 3-4  BELTON, TX
Bell County Expo Center, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

MAY 3-4  FORT WORTH, TX
Will Rodgers Center, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

MAY 17-18  DENVER, CO
Merchandise Mart, Colorado Gun Collectors Ass’n (720) 482-0167

MAY 17-18  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, Claude Hall’s Original Oklahoma City Gun Show (405) 842-3277

MAY 17-18  AMARILLO, TX
Amarillo Civic Center, Pioneer Gun Collectors Ass’n (806) 353-3950

MAY 17-18  MESQUITE, TX
Big Town Event Center, Big Town Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

MAY 24-25  DURANT, OK
Bryan County Fair Grounds, Sportsmen’s Gun Shows (580) 230-8185

MAY 24-25  TULSA, OK
Tulsa Fairgrounds, RK Shows (563) 927-8176

MAY 24-25  FORT WORTH, TX
Will Rodgers Center, Lone Star Gun Shows (214) 635-2009

MAY 24-25  SAN ANTONIO, TX
Pedrotti’s North Wind Ranch, Liberty Gun Shows (512) 774-4867

MAY 31-JUNE 1  OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, Grand American Arms Shows (405) 612-0223

MAY 31-JUNE 1  BRENHAM, TX
Brenham Firearms Center, The Real Texas Gun Show (713) 724-8881

MAY 31-JUNE 1  CLEVELAND, TX
Cleveland Civic Center, Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce (919) 773-8448

MAY 31-JUNE 1  SAN ANTONIO, TX

Expo Hall at the Freeman, Premier Gun Shows (817) 732-1194

*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.