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I’ll be landing in Indianapolis, Indiana late this evening to attend the NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits, and it appears that there is going to be a lot of things to see and do.

Here’s the listed schedule of events.

Thursday

NRA Gun Gurus
2:30 p.m.
See a live filming of the Outdoor Channel’s show featuring Jim Supica and Phil Schreier. Taping will occur in the lobby across from Hall D.

NRA RING OF FREEDOM Heritage Society Tour and Luncheon
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction
5 p.m.
Lucas Oil Stadium.
$85

Friday

Firearms Law Seminar
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
JW Marriott, 10 S. West St.
Cost: $295/practicing attorneys; $175/general attendees; $75/active duty military and police officers. Cost includes course, study materials, continental breakfast, luncheon, and post-course reception.

For more information, visit www.nrafoundation.org/lawseminar or call 1-877-NRF-LAWS.

Ring of Freedom Brunch
9:30 a.m.
Sagamore Ballroom
Gathering of Ring of Freedom family members each year. New members inducted into the NRA Golden Ring of Freedom.

Creating a Constitutionally Centered Estate Plan
10 a.m.
Westin Hotel
Free.
Workshop will help attendees create an estate plan focused on passing fire arms from generation to generation.

Advanced Sausage Processing, BBQ and Smoke Cooking Techniques by Bradley Smoker (USA)
11 a.m.
Room 137
Brad Lockwood demonstrates how to process and smoke cook sausage, jerky, fish, game and traditional barbeque food.

3 Gun 101
11 a.m.
Room 138
Travis Gibson demonstrates what a 3 Gun match is and how it’s scored at club, regional and national levels.

Shoot to Win: Tips, Tactics and Techniques to Shoot like a Pro
11 a.m.
Room 136
Guest speaker: Chris Cheng, winner of Top Shot season 4, provides shooting advice.

Defensive Shooting Skills Development
11 a.m.
Rooms 140-142
Rob Pincus teaches attendees how to be prepared for defensive scenarios.

Women’s Leadership Forum Luncheon & Auction
noon
JW Marriott
$250
Call (703) 267-1127 or [email protected]

NRA Pistol Instructor Training Course – For Women Only
12:30 p.m.
Room 231
This class is designed to help meet the need for female pistol instructors. Friday class begins at the range for pre-qualification. Class lasts through Saturday.

Leadership Forum
1 p.m
Speakers include: Gov. Mike Pence, Sen. Dan Coats, Sen. Marco Rubio, Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, Sen. Rick Santorum. $10, Lucas Oil Stadium.

Refuse to be a Victim
1 p.m.
Room 232-233
Four-hour seminar discussing safety tips to avoid dangerous situations. Open to the public. Limited seating.

The Men and Guns of D-Day
1 p.m.
Room 130-132
Speakers: Martin K.A. Morgan, military historian, and Mark A. Keefe IV, editor-in-chief of American Rifleman Magazine discuss small arms used by American troops during the D-Day invasions.

Methods of Concealed Carry seminar
1 p.m.
Room 237-239
Guest speaker Tom Marx, former police officer, writer and trainer. This four-hour lecture and demonstration is intended for officers and civilians. The program is not just about concealing guns, but ammo, holsters, clothing, carrying environments, physical conditioning and women’s issues.

Leadership in the Shadows
2 p.m.
Room 133-135
Guest speaker: Retired Delta Force Sergeant Major Kyle Lamb discusses leadership from his battlefield experiences from the Black Hawk Down incident as well as five tours in Iraq.

Wild Game Cooking: From Field to Table
2 p.m.
Room 138
Scott and Tiffany Haugen demonstrate how to prepare big game for the dinner table.

Puppy to Professional: Dog Training and Handling
2:30 p.m.
Room 137
Jennifer Broom, Cabela’s pro-staff dog trainer and founder of Quinebaug Kennels, provides training tips for your family pet and hunting companion.

Home Defense Concepts
2:30 p.m.
Room 140-142
Rob Pincus talks about the balance between securing firearms from unauthorized access and having quick access to defensive tools.

ILA Dinner & Auction
6 p.m.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 W. 16th St.
Sold out.

NRA Country Jam IV
7 p.m.
Crane Bay Event Center
551 W. Merrill St.
Features country artists Joe Nichols and Jerrod Niemann.

Saturday

NRA Pistol Instructor Training Course – For Women Only
8 a.m.
Room 231
Day 2 of a class is designed to help meet the need for female pistol instructors.

Annual Meeting of Members
10 a.m.
Sagamore Ballroom
Join Wayne LaPierre, Chris Cox and NRA officers as we zero in on the historical importance of the 2014 congressional elections and what they mean for the future of our right to keep and bear arms.

Creating a Constitutionally Centered Estate Plan
10 a.m.
Westin Hotel.
Workshop will help attendees create an estate plan focused on passing firearms from generation to generation.

Freedom First Financial Seminar
11 a.m.
Room 138
Fund managers, estate planners and gold experts provide advice for your financial future. Q & A to follow seminar.

The Men and Guns of the Battle of the Bulge
11 a.m.
Room 130-132
Martin K.A. Morgan talks about the men and guns used during Germany’s massive defense that involved 600,000 American soldiers.

3 Gun 101
11 a.m.
Room 139
Travis Gibson demonstrates what a 3Gun match is and how its scored at club, regional and national levels.

Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act
11 a.m.
Room 136
Overview of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act and the misconceptions around it. Presented by James Baranowski.

Puppy to Professional: Dog Training and Handling
11:30 a.m.
Room 136
Jennifer Broom, Cabela’s pro-staff dog trainer and founder of Quinebaug Kennels, provides training tips for your family pet and hunting companion.

Refuse to be a Victim
1 p.m.
Room 232
Four-hour seminar discussing safety tips to avoid becoming a victim of a crime. Open to the public. Limited seating.

NRA Certified Instructor Update
1 p.m.
Room 234-236
See the NRA’s new system for firearms instruction. Top trainers from across the country will demonstrate methods and offer tips.
To register, visit http://www.nraam.org/seminars/instructors-update.aspx.

Methods of Concealed Carry seminar
2 p.m.
Room 237-239
Guest speaker is Tom Marx, former police officer, writer and trainer. This four-hour lecture and demonstration is intended for officers and civilians. The program is not just about concealed guns, but ammo, holsters, clothing, carrying environments, physical conditioning, and women’s issues.

Survival Mindset: Are you Prepared?
2 p.m.
Room 133-135
Retired Delta Force Sergeant Major Kyle Lamb discusses combat mindset and training for confrontation.

Wild Game Cooking: From Field to Table
2 p.m.
Room 139
Scott and Tiffany Haugen demonstrate how to prepare big game.

Advanced Sausage Processing, BBQ and Smoke Cooking Techniques by Bradley Smoker (USA)
2:30 p.m.
Room 137
Brad Lockwood demonstrates.

Defensive Shooting Skills Development
2:30 p.m.
Room 140-142
Rob Pincus teaches attendees how to prepare for defensive scenarios.

NRA Certified Instructor Techniques
2:30 p.m.
Room 233-236
Those who complete the course receive a free NextLevel Training SIRT affiliate instructor T-shirt for your efforts.

Secret Commandos: The Men and Guns of SOG
2:30 p.m.
Rooms 130-132
Major John L. Plaster talks about the weapons, tactics and techniques SOG’s Green Berets used along the Ho chi Minh Trail during the Vietnam War. The presentation includes a fascinating variety of suppressed weapons, unusual explosive devices, diversionary devices and formerly classified sabotage materials.

Shoot to Win: Tips, Tactics and Techniques to Shoot like a Pro
2:30 p.m.
Room 136
Guest speaker: Chris Cheng talks, winner of Top Shot season 4, provides advice on training and shooting like a pro.

NRA Stand and Fight Rally
7 p.m.
Lucas Oil Stadium
Event features musical guests Alabama & Sara Evans, as well as Lt. Col. Oliver North and Former Gov. of Alaska Sarah Palin. $20.

Sunday

Prayer Breakfast
7 a.m.
JW Marriott White River Ballroom
Keynote speaker is Dr. Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham. John Smithbaker and Meredith Andrews will also be present.

National Gun Collectors Awards Ceremony
9 a.m.
Room 136

Refuse to be a Victim
9 a.m.
Room 232
To be eligible for this workshop instructor candidates must attend the Friday or Saturday Refuse to be a Victim seminars and register with NRA staff. Successfully completing the Instructor Development Workshop earns individuals the NRA credentials required to teach the Refuse to be a Victim Seminar in their communities. $175

NRA Clubs and Associations
9 a.m.
Room 235-236
Network with other clubs and Second Amendment supporters.

NRA Women’s New Energy Breakfast
9:30 a.m
This women-only continental breakfast provides an opportunity to meet the NRA’s female board members and volunteers. Open to all women. Tickets are $15 per person.

NRA Youth Day
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibits and activities include Sport 3 Gun Experience, LaserShot, Duck Calling, Boy Scouts of America Pin Car Derby, Youth Hunter Education Challenge and rodeo roping. Attendees will receive a free six-month youth membership. For more information call (703) 267-1472 or email [email protected]

3 Gun 101
11 a.m.
Room 138
Travis Gibson demonstrates what a 3 Gun match is and how it is scored.

Defensive Shooting Skills Development
11:30 a.m.
Room 140-142
Rob Pincus teaches ways to be prepared for defensive scenarios.

Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act
11:30 a.m.
Room 139
Overview of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act and the misconceptions around it. Presented by James Baranowski.

Puppy to Professional: Dog Training and Handling
11:30 a.m.
Room 137
Jennifer Broom, Cabela’s pro-staff dog trainer and founder of Quinebaug Kennels, provides tips for your family pet and hunting companion.

NRA Pistol Instructor Training Course – For Women Only
noon
Room 131
Day 2 of a class is designed to help meet the need for female pistol instructors.

Sheepdogs! The Bulletproof Mind for the Armed Citizen
1 p.m.
Room 130-132
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, co-author of Glenn Beck’s book “Control: Exposing the Truth About Guns,” and author of “On Combat,” will present abour the mental and physical preparedness of armed citizens.

US M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle
1:30 p.m.
Room 133-135
A history of the nation’s most used combat rifle.

Advanced Sausage Processing, BBQ and Smoke Cooking Techniques by Bradley Smoker (USA)
2:30 p.m.
Room 137
Brad Lockwood demonstrates how to process and smoke cook sausage, jerky, fish, game and traditional barbeque food.

Home Defense Concepts
2 p.m.
Room 140-142
Rob Pincus talks about the balance between securing firearms from unauthorized access and having quick access to defensive tools.

Shoot to Win: Tips, Tactics and Techniques to Shoot like a Pro
2 p.m.
Room 136.
Guest speaker: Chris Cheng talks, winner of Top Shot season 4, provides advice on training and shooting like a pro.

Second Amendment: Now More Than Ever!
2 p.m.
Sagamore Ballroom
Ted Nugent talks about the right to keep and bear arms, and defend oneself.

Wild Game Cooking: From Field to Table
2 p.m.
Room 136
Scott and Tiffany Haugen demonstrate how to prepare big game for the dinner table.