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West 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.

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

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. 12—RICHLAND, WA
(Approved)

SEPT. 19—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.

SEPT. 12—VANCOUVER, WA
(Seminar)
Lawrence Good (360) 314-6687

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


AREA SHOOTS

PISTOL
COEUR D’ALENE, ID    SEPT. 12
HIBBING, MN    SEPT. 12
PUYALLUP, WA    SEPT. 19-20
SPRINFIELD, OR    SEPT. 27

SMALLBORE RIFLE
TACOMA, WA    SEPT. 26-27

HIGH POWER RIFLE
VALE, OR    SEPT. 2
MISSOULA, MT    SEPT. 11-13
BISMARCK, ND    SEPT. 12-13
SAGINAW, MN    SEPT. 12-13
BIRCHWOOD, AK    SEPT. 19
BOTHELL, WA    SEPT. 20

SILHOUETTE
SHERWOOD, OR    SEPT. 5
BOISE, ID    SEPT. 5
TIMBER LAKE, SD    SEPT. 6
PUYALLUP, WA    SEPT. 13
FORSYTHE, MT    SEPT. 20

For more information, contact Shelly Kramer at (703) 267-1459 or mkramer@nrahq.org.
For a complete listing, see www.shootingsportsusa.com.


GUN SHOWS

SEPT. 4-6    TWIN BRIDGES, MT
Madison County Fairgrounds, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 842-5161

SEPT. 4-6    GILLETTE, WY
Cam-Plex, Up In Arms Gun Shows (208) 241-4005

SEPT. 5-6    REDMOND, OR
Deschutes County Fair & Expo, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

SEPT. 11-13    BILLINGS, MT
MetraPark, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

SEPT. 11-13    KALISPELL, MT
Flathead County Fairgrounds, Northwest Montana Arms Collectors Association (406) 471-0972

SEPT. 11-13    TERRY, MT
Prairie County Fairgrounds, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 635-2143

SEPT. 11-13    WHITEHALL, MT
Whitehall Community Center, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 498-4500

SEPT. 12    VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Square Dance Center, Arms Collectors of Southwest Washington (360) 263-7511

SEPT. 12-13    BEMIDJI, MN
Bemidji National Guard Armory, Russ Bowers Gun Shows (218) 845-2530

SEPT. 12-13    EAGLE RIVER, AK
Eagle River Lions Clubhouse, Eagle River Lions Club (907) 694-1780

SEPT. 12-13    BOISE, ID
Idaho Expo Fairgrounds, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

SEPT. 12-13    COEUR D’ALENE, ID
Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

SEPT. 12-13    LA PINE, OR
La Pine Community Center, La Pine Chamber of Commerce (541) 536-9771

SEPT. 12-13    PORTLAND, OR
Portland Metro Expo Center, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

SEPT. 12-13    CENTRALIA, WA
SouthWest Washington Fairgrounds, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

SEPT. 12-13    ENUMCLAW, WA
Enumclaw Expo Center, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

SEPT. 12-13    PORT ANGELES, WA

Port Angeles Masonic Temple, Falcon Gun Shows (360) 202-7336

SEPT. 18-20    GLENDIVE, MT
EPEC Building, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 377-3969

SEPT. 18-20    HAMILTON, MT
Ravalli County Fairgrounds, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

SEPT. 19-20    SALEM, OR
Oregon State Fairgrounds, Collectors West (800) 659-3440

SEPT. 19-20    HUTCHINSON, MN
McLeod County Fairgrounds, Elks Lodge 2427 (320) 587-8989

SEPT. 19-20    PASCO, WA
TRAC Center, Sports Connection (406) 633-9333

SEPT. 19-20    QUILCENE, WA
Quilcene Masonic Lodge, Falcon Gun Shows (360) 202-7336

SEPT. 19-20    RIDGEFIELD, WA
Clark County Event Center, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

SEPT. 19-20    TACOMA, WA
Tacoma Dome, Wes Knodel Gun Shows (503) 363-9564

SEPT. 20     PORTLAND, OR
Jackson Armory, Oregon Arms Collectors (503) 698-5986

SEPT. 25-27    GREAT FALLS, MT
Montana Expo Center, Weapons Collector Society of Montana (406) 277-4485

SEPT. 26-27    ASHTON, ID

Ashton Community Center, Northwest Traders (208) 709-1720

SEPT. 26-27    CALDWELL, ID
O’Connor Field House, Gunsmoke Gun Show Inc (208) 869-0470

SEPT. 26-27    BISMARCK, ND
Bismarck Civic Center, Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Association (701) 336-7533

SEPT. 26-27    ALBANY, OR
Linn County Expo Center, Albany Rifle & Pistol Club (516) 491-3755

SEPT. 26-27    MONROE, WA
Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Washington Arms Collectors (425) 255-8410

SEPT. 26-27    OAK HARBOR, WA
Elks Lodge, Big Top Promotions (206) 753-7956

SEPT. 26-27    SPOKANE, WA
Spokane County Fair & Expo, Lewis Clark Trader (208) 746-5555

SEPT. 26-27    VANCOUVER, WA
Clark County Fairgrounds, Collectors West(800) 659-3440

SEPT. 26-27    ST. CLOUD, MN

National Guard Armory Building, Russ Bowers Gun Shows (218) 845-2530

*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.