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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—Eric Linder
elinder@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—Michael Herrera
mherrera@nrahq.org

WY—Dave Manzer
dmanzer@nrahq.org


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

Hawaii Rifle Ass’n
Harvey Gerwig, President
(808) 306-7194
hghawaii@gmail.com

Idaho State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Neill Goodfellow, President
(208) 452-0293
njg308@fmtc.com

Minnesota Rifle and Revolver Ass’n
George Minerich, President
(320) 968-6898
mrrapresident@gmail.com

Montana Rifle & Pistol Ass’n
Jamey Williams, President
(406) 868-4181 jameydan@gmail.com

North Dakota Shooting Sports Ass’n

Eric Pueppke, Executive Officer
(701) 967-8450

Oregon State Shooting Ass’n
Nelson Shew, President
(541) 409-3358
bnshew@centurylink.net

South Dakota Shooting Sports Ass’n
Dan Anderson, Secretary & Comm. Dir.
(605) 428-5488
dan@sdshootingsports.org


LAW ENFORCEMENT

Training
Public and private officers interested in becoming firearms 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 4-8—HONOLULU, HI
(Handgun/Shotgun)

MAY 18-22—MERIDIAN, ID
(Handgun)

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.

MAY 9—RICHLAND, WA
(Approved)

MAY 16—ARLINGTON, WA

(Approved)

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


TRAINING

Crime Prevention
The 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, by email at refuse@nrahq.org, or by telephone at (800) 861-1166.

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


GUN SHOWS

MAY 1-3  BUTTE, MT
Civic Center, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

MAY 1-3  CASPER, WY
Fairgrounds, Up in Arms Gun Shows (208) 420-2295

MAY 2-3  CHAMPLIN, MN

Champlin Ice Arena, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

MAY 2-3  MORA, MN

Mora Ice Arena, AC Expos (218) 290-0274

MAY 2-3  ALBANY, OR
Linn County Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

MAY 2-3  MONROE, WA

Washington State Fair and Event Center, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

MAY 2-3  MOSES LAKE, WA

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

MAY 2-3  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

MAY 9  SANDPOINT, ID
VFW Post 2453, VFW Posts 10320 and 2453 (208) 610-8165

MAY 9  VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

MAY 9-10  YAKIMA, WA
Central Washington State Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

MAY 15-17  COUER D’ALENE, ID

Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

MAY 16-17  BOISE, ID
Expo Idaho, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

MAY 16-17  MOOSE LAKE, MN

Riverside Arena, AC Expos (218) 290-0274

MAY 16-17  WACONIA, MN
Waconia Ice Arena, Crocodile Productions (763) 754-7140

MAY 16-17  EUGENE, OR
Lane County Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

MAY 16-17  PORTLAND, OR
Portland Expo Center, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

MAY 16-17  BREMERTON, WA

Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Falcon Gun Shows (360) 202-7336

MAY 16-17  CENTRALIA, WA
Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

MAY 22-24  HAMILTON, MT
Senior Center, Weapons Collectors Society of Montana (406) 852-3238

MAY 23-24  RIVERTON, WY
Fremont County Fairgrounds, Wyoming Weapons Collectors (307) 742-4630

MAY 22-25  PACKWOOD, WA
Packwood Senior Center, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

MAY 24  PORTLAND, OR

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

MAY 29-31  HELENA, MT

Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection Inc. (406) 633-9333

*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.