***142nd NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits - May 3 - 5, 2013 - Houston, Texas***

NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits - May 3-5, 2013 - Houston, Texas - George R. Brown Convention Center
NRAs Largest Annual Meetings Ever!
Attendee Registration Hours - Thursday, May 2,  2-6pm, Friday, May 3, 8am-6pm, Saturday, May 4, 8am - 6pm, Sunday May 5, 9am -5pm
Exhibit Hall Hours - Friday, May 3, 9am - 6pm, Saturday, May 4, 9am-6pm, Sunday, May 5, 10am-5pm - Exhibit Hall is FREE to NRA members and their immediate family!
NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
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The 2013 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits features over 550 of the most spectacular displays of firearms and shooting and hunting accessories in the world! Bring the whole family because with over 400,000 square feet of exhibit space, theres something for everyone. You can book the hunt of a lifetime in our exclusive hunting outfitter section or see priceless collections of firearms in our gun collector area. You will see the full product line from every major firearm company in the country plus knives, wildlife art, shooting accessories, hunting gear, ATVs, and much more. For a complete list of exhibitors, detailed event information, ticket information and to view the floor plan go to www.nraam.org, your complete guide to navigating the NRA Annual Meetings!
Join us in Houston - Midway USA, official sponsor
Stand and Fight Rally - Saturday May 4, 7:30 pm - Doors open at 5:30 pm - George R. Brown Convention Center - Hall A-3
Presented by - Midway USA
Pre Show Sponsor - Remington
NRAs most important gathering of the year! Come enjoy a special, inspirational presentation by Glenn Beck as we rally gun owners across America to stand and fight for freedom!
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NRA-ILA Leadership Forum - Friday, May 3, 1pm - George R Brown Convention Center - Hall A-3 Presented by - Midway USA MidwayUSA
Join NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox, and our nations top Second Amendment leaders in government, the media, and the entertainment industry as we chart the course for defeating Barack Obamas gun ban agenda.
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Past Leaderhip Forum Speakers included Oliver North, Rick Perry, Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, and Scott Walker
Antique Guns and Gold Showcase National Firearms Museum
Do you own an old gun you think might be rare or valuable, or would simply like to know more about its history?  If so, bring your antique gun to the Antique Guns and Gold Showcase event on Thursday, May 2 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Experts from the National Firearms Museum will be on hand to provide a FREE appraisal. You will learn the historical significance, meaning of marks and symbols and whether you have a treasure or not. You could even be filmed for an episode in season 3 of NRAs Guns and Gold television show! - Admission is FREE!
National NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction - Thursday, May 2, 5pm - Hilton Americas-Houston, Lanier Grand Ballroom
Leave a legacy for the next generation by supporting the future of Americas shooting traditions at the 2013 National NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction on Thursday, May 2. This years event will take place in the Lanier Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Houston-Americas Hotel starting at 5 p.m. and will host an exciting evening of food, raffles, games, and a silent and live auction - all featuring opportunities to win and bid on exclusive firearms, gear, merchandise and hunts.
Tickets and table packages to the National NRA Foundation Banquet and Acution are on sale now!
Sponsored by Cabelas, Universal Coin and Bullion, and US Law Shield, LLP Cabelas Universal Coin and Bullion US Law Shield, LLP
National NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction
Proud of our Liberty, Proud of our Military History - click for special pricing for NRA Members
7th Annual NRA Womens Leadership Forum Luncheon - Friday, May 3, 10am - River Oaks Country Club
Womens Leadership Forum Ring of Freedom The 7th Annual NRA Womens Leadership Forum Luncheon is a coalition of philanthropic women united with the mission of infusing new enthusiasm, new excitement, new leaders and new opportunities into the fight for Second Amendment freedoms. These women are bringing new life and NEW ENERGY into the NRA and fueling a bright new future. The day begins at 10:00 a.m. with a reception and silent auction. Lunch will then be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
If you are interested in tickets, in sponsoring this event or have other questions, please contact Stacey Jones at sjones@nrahq.org or 703-267-1125.
NRA-ILA Dinner and Auction - Friday, May 3, 6pm - The Bell Tower
The Seventh Annual NRA-ILA Dinner and Auction will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013. This years venue is The Bell Tower on 34th located at 901 W. 34th Street in Houston, TX. The Institute for Legislative Action plays a critical role in determining the future of our Second Amendment freedoms and hunting heritage. As you know, we face great challenges in 2013. NRA-ILAs ability to fight successfully for the rights of Americas law-abiding gun owners directly reflects your support. All auction items are provided by generous industry partners and supporters, and proceeds from the auction support NRA-ILAs legislative, legal and political efforts. Do not miss your opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind firearms, knives and hunts.
Tickets will go on sale soon and demand is already high. Please send your name, mailing address and general contact information to Rachel Hyde at rhyde@nrahq.org to have your name added to the invitation list.
NRA Foundations Wall of Guns - Friday, May 3, - Sunday, May 5 - 2nd Level Geoge R. Brown Convention Center Sponsored by Leupold and Cabelas Leupold Cabelas
Come on down to the brand new, re-designed NRA Foundations Wall of Guns located on the 2nd floor of the George R. Brown Convention Center on Friday May, 3-Sunday May, 5. Built by Legacy Quest Outdoors, the 2013 well-stocked Wall of Guns will showcase the latest models from all of your favorite firearms manufacturers. Come join us and play your odds at being a winner for your choice of firearm(s) from either side of the wall. The pace is rapid, and the fun is guaranteed! Proceeds benefit The NRA Foundation. NRA Foundations Wall of Guns
NRA Country Jam III - Friday, May 3 - George R Brown Convention Center - General Assembly Theater
The 3rd Annual NRA Country Jam presented by Bushnell is back again this year with some incredible talent that we guarantee will get you dancing out of your seat!  Grammy-nominated Eli Young Band has won Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Awards for their #1 hits Crazy Girl and Even If It Breaks Your Heart. Native Texan and outdoor enthusiast Kevin Fowler will kick off the show. Purchase tickets to the concert here and join your fellow NRA Country fans on Friday night, May 3 at the Convention Center. NRA Country Jam III  with the Eli Young Band and opener Kevin Fowler
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NRA Annual Meeting of Members - Saturday, May 4, 10am - George R Brown Convetion Center - Hall A-3 National Rifle Association of America
Get the most up-to-date information available to NRA members about the state of your Association, the status of NRAs political fight for our firearm freedoms and the challenges firearm owners are facing. The Annual Meeting of Members is where your NRA Officers will share the good, the bad, and most importantly, the truth about the political status of Gun Owners and our right to keep and bear arms. These folks are in the trenches every day. You need to hear what they have to say. You need to know their first-hand experiences. Prepare to take notes and take a stand! Every NRA Officer will be in attendance at the Annual Meeting of Members on Saturday, May 4. NRA members will vote for the 76th Director to the NRA Board. Eligible members should participate in the business of the Association and are strongly encouraged to vote. Voting members help determine the future course and direction of the Association. You do not want to miss this opportunity!
Prayer Breakfast - Sunday, May 5, 7am - Hilton Americas-Houston, Ballroom of Americas Sponosred by Tijicon and Universal Coin and Bullion Trijicon Universal Coin and Bullion
Dr. Bob Reccord is the Founder and President of Total Life Impact Ministries, challenging people from all around the world to Live a Life that Matters, speaking to over 185,000 men in the last 5 years. Bob served for nine years as President of the Southern Baptist Conventions (SBC) North American Mission Board, overseeing more than 5000 missionaries, one of the top three disaster relief entities and a radio/TV network. Dr. Reccord has authored eight books which include Beneath the Surface, Forged by Fire, and Made to Count.   Joining the breakfast, Chuck Buck, CEO of Buck Knives will be sharing a personal story of his life. Also speaking will be Dr. Rick Rigsby, the character coach and chaplain for Texas A&M University football team. Providing a unique music emphasis will be artist Brian Keith Daniel.  Do not miss the opportunity to experience encouragement, fellowship and sharing with your NRA family.
Volunteers Needed in Houston
NRA is seeking volunteers to help at the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting in Houston. Volunteer opportunities include working at the “Pyramyd Air” Air Gun Range, staffing the membership counters, and stocking shelves in the NRAstore to name just a few.
For more information, contact Gayle Carter-Cook, Volunteer Coordinator, at 208-274-2670 or nravolunteer@gmail.com Click here to sign up to be a volunteer
Volunteers needed in Houston
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