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New to Concealed Carry? A Real Life Look at What Life Is Like When Carrying - Presented by Cole McCulloch

4:15pm - 5:15pm on Aug 26, 2017, Saturday|Room 101B|Add To Calendar

New to Concealed Carry? A Real Life Look at What Life Is Like When Carrying - Presented by Cole McCulloch

Are you new to carrying a handgun or are you considering carrying a handgun? If so, this may be the absolute best course you could ever attend. In this simple session, we'll go over the the important decisions you'll need to make in order carry responsibly and be safe with your handgun in the real world. We'll also review what a day in the life looks like for the responsible Concealed Carry citizen from the time you put your gun on in the morning, until the time you take it off in the evening. We'll focus of safety, need for training, scenario's and judgement required for every day life with a concealed handgun. 

About Cole

Cole McCulloch is the NRA's Director of Competitive Shooting and was an active duty Marine during the early 1990’s, spending time in the infantry and serving as a member of the Marine Corps Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team (FAST Co.) and is a graduate of Virginia Tech.  Cole is a multi-discipline competition shooter, firearms trainer, long-range hunter, and is the founder and lead instructor for the NRA Defensive Handgun Academy, the NRA Precision Long Range Shooting School and the NRA Practical Hunting & Rifle School.  Cole also works closely with NRA Outdoors Programs, NRA Sports Programs and is the founder and manager of the NRA World Shooting Championship, which crowns the world’s greatest shooter each year.

Get Ready for the Expo

NRA’s Carry Guard Expo will feature a wide array of companies showcasing the latest and greatest guns, gear and services dedicated to personal protection and defense, concealed carry and home defense. 

Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations at any time and receive updated information about the event.

Show tickets are valid for the entire weekend, so come for 1, 2, or all 3 days. Your show ticket includes full access to the Exhibit Hall and all of the free educational seminars!

“I Will Never Carry A Gun Without Carrying This.”

- Dana Loesch, Gold NRA Carry Guard Member

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NRA Carry Guard Expo

A 3-day educational and interactive experience dedicated to Individuals interested in increasing their knowledge and skills within personal protection, concealed carry and defense tactics.