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West 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.

Western Region Director—Brad Kruger
bkruger@nrahq.org

MN—Scott Lembke
slembke@nrahq.org

ND, SD—Clay Pederson

cpederson@nrahq.org

Northern AK—Josh Toennessen
jtoennessen@nrahq.org

Southern AK—Greg Stephens
gstephens@nrahq.org

ID—Steve Vreeland
svreeland@nrahq.org

MT—Joe Crismore
jcrismore@nrahq.org

OR, HI—Mike Carey
mcarey@nrahq.org

WA—Keifer Lewis
klewis@nrahq.org

WY—Dave Manzer
dmanzer@nrahq.org


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Police Competitions
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.

MAY 10—HANFORD, WA
(Approved)
MAY 17—ARLINGTON, WA
(Approved)

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

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 5-9—RICHLAND, WA
(Handgun)

MAY 12-16—RICHLAND, WA

(Patrol Rifle)

MAY 12-16—HOQUIAM, WA

(Handgun)

Contact Mary Shine (703) 267-1628 or mshine@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 10—MONTESANO, WA
(Seminar)
Monica Cowles (360) 532-2132

MAY 10—VANCOUVER, WA

(Seminar)
Lawrence Good (360) 314-6687


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
SLOUGHHOUSE, CA – MAR. 2
GREAT FALLS, MT – MAR. 15
SEATTLE, WA – MAR. 22-23

ACTION PISTOL
PHOENIX, AZ – MAR. 17

AIRGUN
HONOLULU, HI – MAR. 8-9
PORTLAND, OR – MAR. 15
SEATTLE, WA – MAR. 29-30

SMALLBORE RIFLE
TWIN FALLS, ID – MAR. 1
PHOENIX, AZ – MAR. 8-9
MISSOULA, MT – MAR. 8-9
HONOLULU, HI – MAR. 23

HIGH POWER RIFLE

BOULDER CITY, NV – MAR. 9
OJAI, CA – MAR. 30

SILHOUETTE

PHOENIX, AZ – MAR. 23

For more information, call Tonia Forte at (703) 267-1466.


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 logon to www.nrahq.org/clubs. For detailed information on the facilities listed below, 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.

Center Mass Firearms
Henderson, NV
(702) 558-7890

Kings County Sportsman’s Club
Hanford, CA
(559) 275-7046

Pheasant Ridge, Inc.
Tygh Valley, OR
(541) 544-2188

Red Mountain Trap & Skeet
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 990-9994



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 onto www.nrahq.org/clubs/index.asp.

Alaska Outdoor Council, Inc.
Rod Arno, Executive Director
(907) 264-6645
aoc@alaskaoutdoorcouncil.org

Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Noble Hathaway, President
(623) 687-4251; www.asrpa.com

California Rifle & Pistol Ass’n, Inc.
John Fields, Executive Director
(714) 992-2772; jcfields@crpa.org

Hawaii Rifle Ass’n
Bill Richter, Secretary
(808) 261-2754
www.hawaiirifleassociation.org

Idaho State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Neill Goodfellow, President
njg308@fmtc.com

Montana Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Zona Mowrer, Secretary/Membership
(406) 782-3450; secretary@mtrpa.org

Nevada Firearms Coalition
Don Turner, President
(602) 799-6466; donturnerllc@cox.net

Oregon State Shooting Ass’n
Tim Pitzer, President
(541) 928-2460; president@ossa.org

Utah State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Elwood Powell, President
(801) 499-9763; 1dpowell@sisna.com

Washington State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n, Inc.
Alan Carey, Secretary
(206) 427-8257; secretary@wsrpa.org

Wyoming State Shooting Ass’n, Inc.
Roger Sebesta, Secretary
(307) 335-9323; www.wyossa.com


GUN SHOWS

MAY 2-4  BUTTE, MT
Butte Civic Center, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

MAY 2-4  CASPER, WY

Central Wyoming Fairgrounds, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 241-4005

MAY 3-4  ALBANY, OR

Linn County Expo Center, Wes Kodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

MAY 3-4  MONROE, WA

Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

MAY 3-4  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

MAY 3-4  MORA, MN
Mora Civic Center, AC Expos Gun Shows (218) 290-0274

MAY 3-4  ANOKA, MN
Anoka Ice Arena, Crocodile Productions, Inc. (763) 754-7140

MAY 10  SANDPOINT, ID
VFW Post 2453, VFW Post 2453 and VFW Post 10320 (208) 610-8165

MAY 10  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

MAY 10-11  YAKIMA, WA

Central Washington State Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

MAY 17-18  MOOSE LAKE, MN

Riverside Arena, AC Expos Gun Shows (218) 290-0274

MAY 17-18  BOISE, ID

Expo Idaho, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

MAY 17-18  HELENA, MT
Red Lion Colonial Inn, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 547-4405

MAY 17-18  EUGENE, OR

Lane County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

MAY 17-18  PORTLAND, OR

Portland Expo Center, Wes Kodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

MAY 17-18  CENTRALIA, WA
Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Kodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

MAY 17-18  OKANOGAN, WA

Okanogan County Fairgrounds, Northwest Gun Shows (509) 795-0308

MAY 25  PORTLAND, OR

Jackson Armory, Oregon Arms Collectors (503) 254-5986

MAY 25-26  RIVERTON, WY

Fremont County Fairgrounds, Wyoming Weapons Collectors (307) 742-4630

MAY 30- JUNE 1  HELENA, MT

Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-2206

MAY 31-JUNE 1  WADENA, MN

Minnesota National Guard Armory, Neigel’s Authentic Gun Shows (218) 736-2133

MAY 31-JUNE 1  HILLSBORO, OR
Washington County Fair Complex, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

*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.