Today marks day one at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. In addition to everything that the city has to offer, there's plenty of things that you should and can do once you arrive.
Before you hit the floor you have to hit the registration desk. Not only will you receive the proper credentials, but you'll also lay your hand upon a bag full of NRA goodies. Located under the cover section of the 10th Street, it's the first place to be before heading into the Lawrence.
- "Pyramyd Air" Air Gun Range
Opening their doors at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, the "Pyramyd Air" Air Gun Range gives you the opportunity to show your skills with an air rifle or pistol. With a one dollar ($1.00) fee for five shots, there's no reason why you can't take the time to get yourself a bullseye.
If you're looking to walk away from the Annual Meeting with any kind of NRA gear, then the NRAstore is for you. From shirts to hats to towels and glasses, the NRAstore has anything and everything you're looking for. Located on the second floor, you can get all the shooting gear, tactical accessories, firearm books and more at the NRAstore,
- Antique Guns & Gold Showcase
Have an old coin? Better yet, have an old gun? One that's been handed down from generation to generation until finally winding up in your hands? Always wondered what it might go for at auction? Then the Antique Guns & Gold Showcase is for you. Have the experts from the NRA National Firearms Museum take a look at your treasure and give you the scoop.
- National NRA Foundation Banquet
Now this event does require a ticket, but it's well worth the price. Kicking off at 5 p.m. in the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom, the evening promises to include a great meal, tons of beautiful items to bid upon, and find out who will walk away with the 100th Anniversary Edition Master Engraved Colt Model 1911.