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2020 Concealed Carry Expo. Presented by USCCA

OCT. 1-3, 2021 | FORT WORTH, TX

All Concealed Firearms Are Welcome

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The USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Expo is a three-day consumer show dedicated to opening the world of protection to empowered Americans who want to be prepared as their families' first lines of defense. Here’s a first look at what you can expect:

Experience safe and practical seminars and courses on a variety of topics with trusted subject matter experts.

Try out new guns and sharpen your shooting skills at the FREE live-fire range.

Test out female-specific carry options and products in the Women’s Concealed Carry Showroom. 

Explore hundreds of products like guns, holsters, knives and more from industry-leading vendors.

All Concealed Firearms Are Welcome

Exhibit Hall Dates & Hours

Location: Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX

Day 1

October 1, 2021

2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Day 2

October 2, 2021

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Day 3

October 3, 2021

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Please Note: Exhibit hall hours are different from seminar hours.

Day 1 - The USCCA Presents

Proving Ground Live

Friday Only! 7:00-8:30PM

Experience training as real as possible to prepare YOU for the unthinkable…​

Experience training as real as possible to prepare 
YOU for the unthinkable…

  • Three LIVE self-defense scenarios
  • Meet some of the industry’s best
  • Complimentary snacks & beverages
  • VIP members receive a special gift

YOUR CONCEALED CARRY EXPO AGENDA

Learn From The Best Minds In Self-Defense & Train Side By Side With Industry Experts…

Limited seating: Pre-register now to secure your spot at our industry-leading training courses and seminars.

Main Seminar Room Schedule

Seminars begin at 9:00 AM daily

Please note: Some seminars may be earlier than exhibit hall hours. Paid courses require registration.

Dave Young

Dave Young

Handgun Protection & Retention: Keeping Your Firearm in YOUR Control

Dave Young

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About the presentation:
Led by self-defense expert Dave Young, this hands-on course will guide you through various drills and exercises to prepare you for some of the most common deadly force scenarios you may encounter when carrying concealed.

Topics covered include: situational awareness, the 10/5/2-foot rule, understanding the five basic safety indicators, how to manage distance and control positioning, strategies for shielding your firearm, escalation options when everything else fails and much more. Get the skills and knowledge to carry with confidence, train better and survive a deadly encounter.


About the speaker:
Dave Young is a nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor with a 30-year history in military and civilian law enforcement. As the founder and director of ARMA Training and U.S. Fighting Systems, Dave has dedicated his life to defensive training instruction. Specializing in personal and officer survival, crowd management, and non-lethal weaponry, he has been featured on the National Geographic channel and sits on the boards of PoliceOne.com and Police Magazine.

Dave is an active member of several organizations, including the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), National Rifle Association (NRA) and Georgia International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI).

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 202-A

paid course

Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

Women’s Introduction To Handguns

Beth Alcazar

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About the presentation:
“Women's Intro. to Handguns” is designed by women for women as a welcoming and engaging learning environment for new shooters, especially those who are brand new to firearms (and maybe have never even picked up or used a gun before). This course is ideal for demystifying firearms and for helping new shooters overcome fear and uncertainty with knowledge and empowerment. All the necessary basics and fundamentals of shooting will be introduced, explained and reinforced, along with the universal safety rules, basic firearms nomenclature, basic firearms functions and reasons to train/carry.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 202-D

paid course

Michael Martin

Michael Martin

Countering the Mass Shooter Threat

Michael Martin

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About the presentation:
In this course, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat author Michael Martin reviews data gathered from 48 mass shootings that have occurred since Columbine to determine what can be learned from these terrible tragedies. Questions analyzed include whether a reduction in magazine capacity or any kind of firearms ban could have changed the outcome of these events. Michael also looks at whether so-called “gun-free” zones impact the planning of these mass murderers, whether victim response at any mass shooting has made a difference and whether “universal background checks” or other proposals by gun-control advocates stand a chance of stemming the current trajectory of these shootings. Michael summarizes this data with a comprehensive plan designed to eliminate the scourge of these shooters once and for all.


About the speaker:
Michael Martin is the researcher and author behind the USCCA textbooks, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat, Emergency First-Aid Fundamentals and Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. In addition to his work with the USCCA, Michael is also certified as a CIRAS (Collaborative Incident Response, Active Shooter) instructor. He teaches police, fire and EMS agencies how to respond to the aftermath of mass shooting events in order to minimize the loss of life. Martin's textbooks and other training materials are currently in use by thousands of USCCA instructors across the U.S., and he is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts in mass shootings. Martin also serves as a full-time firefighter and paramedic in the Twin Cities and is a U.S. Army veteran, with service time in South Korea; Augsburg, Germany; and Washington, D.C.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: 203

free

George Sichler

George Sichler

Emergency Trauma Care in a Time of Civil Unrest

George Sichler

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About the presentation:
If you have EDC (everyday carry) gear, that EDC gear should include a trauma kit. More than just a bleeding-control class, this course will incorporate why certain techniques are used in dynamic critical incidents instead of others. Watch and learn as a Trauma FX Manikin responds to appropriate interventions.


About the speaker:
George Sichler is a retired NYPD detective who spent the majority of his 20 years in special operations. He is an active USCCA Certified Instructor in CCHDF and DSF. He has instructed all over the U.S. in firearms and tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) from the civilian level up to elite military units. He is a tactical advisor for movie productions, including some large Hollywood blockbuster films. Currently residing in New York, he is the Northeast training and sales representative for Tactical Medical Solutions, an industry leader in trauma and emergency care for military, first responder and public-access spaces.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: 202-B

free

Don Gulla

Don Gulla

Calm and Confident: Self De-Escalation When Things Get Rough

Don Gulla

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How do you remain calm and confident during a crisis, especially if it involves deciding whether or not to use a firearm? Sgt. Don Gulla spent more than three decades as a law enforcement officer before retirement, working as a SWAT Operator for 12-plus years and completing roughly 600 missions. During this course, he’ll provide students with tips, tactics and training examples on how to remain calm and confident in both low-stress and high-stress situations. He will also cover self de-escalation techniques, how to add stress to training to improve performance, pre-attack indicators, factors of fear and how to apply all of these different pieces to firearms training.


About the speaker:
Sgt. Don Gulla is a veteran of the King County Sheriff's Office in Washington State and the founder of the police and public safety training organization Gulla’s Arrestling. His comprehensive law enforcement career includes 12 years of full-time SWAT Team experience and seven years of service as an Academy Instructor. Additionally, Don holds certifications as a Chief SIRT Pistol Instructor, Master Defensive Tactics and Firearms Instructor, and Senior Master Taser Instructor. Don is also a five-time gold medalist of the World Police and Fire Games in Karate. After more than 45 years practicing the sport, Don was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: 202-C

free

Kevin Dixie

Kevin Dixie

Freedom: The Underlying Reason We Carry

Kevin Dixie

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About the presentation:
In this discussion, Kevin Dixie will cover the history of the U.S. and why the right to carry a firearm is so significant to all Americans. Once a person has decided to act on the human right to defend himself or herself, one must appreciate the responsibility that comes with it and what this choice signifies. It’s much more than simply carrying a gun. How has the person subconsciously decided to make the community safer? Kevin will help you answer that and other related questions during this presentation.

Kevin will also address the biases individuals have formed. What does the bad guy look like when someone imagines a self-defense scenario? Does the bad guy always look, dress and speak the same? As protectors, we must exclude these biases. How do we subdue those thoughts and think outside these confines?

Having worked 10 years in law enforcement, Kevin has been exposed to people making rash decisions based on what their conscious has come to believe was a threat. This has cost many people their freedom and the ability to protect what they love. Kevin’s job was to apprehend some of the most ruthless human beings imaginable … and now he wants to prevent good people from being misidentified as criminals.


About the speaker:
Kevin Dixie is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri, and married father of two. He has served for 10 years with the Saint Louis City Police Department in the Prisoner Processing Division and 15 years as a private security professional.
Kevin is the owner and operator of No Other Choice Firearms Training (NOC) — a professional firearms and self-defense company — and the founder of Aiming for the Truth — a six-step program to help heal broken families, strengthen the community bonds of neighbors and improve the lives of people nationwide. Aiming for the Truth is focused on getting to the root of the factors that are driving violence in our communities.
Kevin has spent 20 years as a civil rights advocate. He has presented on community building and civil rights throughout the U.S. He has been featured on NRATV, CarbonTV, Gun Freedom Radio, Firearms Network, Tom Woods Show and dozens of podcasts.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Room: 203

free

Chad Winkler

Chad Winkler

Building a Personal Training Program

Chad Winkler

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About the presentation:
There are an estimated 100 million gun owners and 18 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States. Only a small percentage of this number actually enroll in additional training beyond state required permit courses. This one-hour seminar explores the different types of training and how to incorporate it into a personal program. It will provide attendees with information and drills to help them develop and maintain their fundamentals, build speed and accuracy, and discuss the importance of reality-based training and other courses in well-rounded personal training programs.


About the speaker:
Chad Winkler is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor and one of only 65 Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructors in the country. In his role as training coordinator for one of the finest training facilities in the Southeast, Chad has developed curriculum for civilian and law enforcement agencies. He has worked and trained with many top nationally known trainers, including Massad Ayoob, Tom Givens, Dave Spaulding, John Farnam, Rob Pincus and more. Chad is also an NRA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor.

10:30 AM - 12:30 AM

Room: 202-B

free

Sarah Joy Albrecht

Sarah Joy Albrecht

Threats from Within: Assessing Risk and Creating a Safety Plan

Sarah Joy Albrecht

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Situational awareness — being aware of one’s surroundings and ready to engage appropriately — is vital to carrying a concealed firearm. It can make the difference between life or death. Yet gun owners may be experiencing a more personal threat in their homes. Range Safety Officer and USCCA Gold Member Sarah Joy Albrecht, co-founder of Hold My Guns®, a nonprofit that partners with FFLs to provide voluntary offsite firearms storage, will guide participants in assessing household risk factors. She will also discuss creating an individualized safety plan that includes the safekeeping of firearms during a time of crisis or personal need such as deployment. Drawing on her 11 years of experience helping families navigate life changes as a doula and birth educator, Albrecht emphasizes taking personal responsibility and making informed decisions. When taking a proactive self-governance approach to this often-taboo yet important issue, gun owners have the opportunity to help prevent suicide, protect their property and preserve their rights. Planning ahead is key.


About the speaker:
Sarah Joy Albrecht is the Executive Director of Hold My Guns®, a 501(c)(3) for-gun-owners by-gun-owners nonprofit with a mission to connect responsible firearm owners with voluntary, private, offsite storage through partnering FFLs during times of crisis or personal need. Founded after the suicide by firearm of a teenager in Sarah’s community, Hold My Guns® is a non-legislative, pro-rights solution to help prevent suicide, accidental shootings, and theft. It is also the goal of Hold My Guns® to empower firearms owners and industry leaders to shine in their communities through shoulder-to-shoulder volunteer work and service opportunities via partnering FFLs. The daughter of a USMC Vietnam Veteran, firearms and freedom have always been focal points in Sarah’s life. She is an NRA certified Range Safety Officer and volunteers her time serving at local youth rifle league. Prior to founding Hold My Guns®, Sarah was a doula and childbirth educator for 11 years, and specialized in supporting clients who had survived sexual trauma. Sarah loves the Lord and was baptized on Easter Sunday, 1998. She and her husband Tom reside in Pennsylvania along with their five young-adult children.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: 202-C

free

Justin Peters

Justin Peters

Accessorizing Your Personal Defense AR

Justin Peters

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AR-15s are the most popular rifles in the United States. They are favored for home and vehicle defense, as well as by armed professionals. Being so popular, ARs have all types of modifications available. Some of these additions and modifications are valuable, while others should be avoided. Justin will cover these to help attendees get on the right track in setting up their defensive AR.


About the speaker:
Justin Peters developed an early interest in firearms from his grandfather, a city of Milwaukee police officer. Justin, wanting to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, received a degree in Criminal Justice. Justin now works with the USCCA Training Division on the Instructor Support Team. He is one of the USCCA's Training Tour instructors for both the Defensive Shooting Fundamentals and Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals curriculums. Justin has received firearms training from multiple quality instructors including John Lovell, Rob Pincus, Barret Kendrick and Deryck Poole.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: 203

free

George Harris

George Harris

In the Beginning: What You Need to Know About Concealed Carry Firearms

George Harris

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To master any skill, you must have a solid foundation — carrying concealed is no different. In this course, renowned firearms instructor George Harris provides answers to many of the questions that new and prospective firearms owners may have. Practical topics that are covered include: revolver versus pistol use, caliber selection for personal protection, methods of concealed carry, concealed carry education and training, and so much more.


About the speaker:
George Harris has been a leading firearms educator and trainer for more than 40 years. He is the co-founder of SIGARMS Academy, now known as SIG SAUER Academy, an internationally recognized and highly sought-after training institution for armed professionals and responsible citizens. He was awarded the U.S. Army Distinguished badges for both Service Pistol and Service Rifle and served as a coach and team member of the World Champion U.S. Army Reserve International Combat Team. George currently serves as the CEO of International Firearms Consultants, LLC, a “one-stop shop” for all personal and professional firearms-related needs.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Room: 204

free

Don Gulla & Gary Drake

Don Gulla & Gary Drake

Advanced Concealed Carry: Close-Quarters Shooting & Weapons Retention

Don Gulla & Gary Drake

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This three-hour course is designed to deliver crucial advanced concealed carry training skills. Taught by Gary Drake and Sgt. Don Gulla, the curriculum focuses on combining hand-to-hand tactics with firearms training. Topics include: shooting from a seated position, developing a flinch draw, weapon retention, close-quarter shooting and small-joint manipulation.


About the speaker:
Don Gulla:
Sgt. Don Gulla is a veteran of the King County Sheriff's Office in Washington State and the founder of the police and public safety training organization Gulla’s Arrestling. His comprehensive law enforcement career includes 12 years of full-time SWAT Team experience and seven years of service as an Academy Instructor. Additionally, Don holds certifications as a Chief SIRT Pistol Instructor, Master Defensive Tactics and Firearms Instructor, and Senior Master Taser Instructor. Don is also a five-time gold medalist of the World Police and Fire Games in Karate. After more than 45 years practicing the sport, Don was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016.

Gary Drake:
Gary Drake is a veteran of law enforcement, law enforcement training, military training, tactical training and the United States Marine Corps. His certifications and awards include SIRT Pistol Instructor, Level 4 Arrestling Instructor and induction into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Gary currently serves as an instructor of firearms and defensive tactics for basic academy recruits at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center.

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: 202-A

paid course

Dave Young

Dave Young

Active Shooter Survival Workshop

Dave Young

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During this 90-minute workshop, Dave Young will cover the most common indicators and threats that occur before and during active-shooter attacks. Attendees will learn about everything from common traits of active shooters to becoming a tactical leader during an active-shooter event. This crucial workshop is fast-paced and hands-on and will arm you with field-proven strategies to manage the safety of yourself and your family.


About the speaker:
Dave Young is a nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor with a 30-year history in military and civilian law enforcement. As the founder and director of ARMA Training and U.S. Fighting Systems, Dave has dedicated his life to defensive training instruction. Specializing in personal and officer survival, crowd management, and non-lethal weaponry, he has been featured on the National Geographic channel and sits on the boards of PoliceOne.com and Police Magazine.

Dave is an active member of several organizations, including the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), National Rifle Association (NRA) and Georgia International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI).

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room: 202-D

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Michael Martin

Michael Martin

Emergency First-Aid Fundamentals

Michael Martin

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Beyond performing CPR and the Heimlich maneuver, do you know how to save a life before the paramedics arrive or, worse, when help isn’t accessible? Become your family's first responder by attending this course! Attendees will learn how to assess a patient’s condition and properly treat life-threatening conditions, including broken bones, spinal injuries, serious bleeding, shock and more. Learn how to help when minutes count.


About the speaker:
Michael Martin is the researcher and author behind the USCCA textbooks, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat, Emergency First-Aid Fundamentals and Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. In addition to his work with the USCCA, Michael is also certified as a CIRAS (Collaborative Incident Response, Active Shooter) instructor. He teaches police, fire and EMS agencies how to respond to the aftermath of mass shooting events in order to minimize the loss of life. Martin's textbooks and other training materials are currently in use by thousands of USCCA instructors across the U.S., and he is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts in mass shootings. Martin also serves as a full-time firefighter and paramedic in the Twin Cities and is a U.S. Army veteran, with service time in South Korea; Augsburg, Germany; and Washington, D.C.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Room: 204

free

Ed Monk

Ed Monk

Training Strategy to Prepare for Countering the Active Shooter

Ed Monk

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Learn a proven method of live-fire training to specifically prepare for countering the active shooter. This training is realistic, repetitive and progressive, and gives the armed citizen the mental and physical skills needed to aggressively stop an active shooter attack. This training methodology will include recommendations on skills prioritization, drills and scenarios using paper and 3D targets.


About the speaker:
Ed Monk retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander after 24 years of active duty in the U.S., Europe and Iraq. He went on to teach high shool and serve as a deputy sheriff in Kentucky. Ed now uses his experience as a police officer, school teacher, firearms trainer and Army officer to research and provide training on active shooter threats. He has trained armed public school staff, church security teams and school resource officers on countering active shooters. Ed has also presented on the topic at several conferences, universities and law enforcement agencies. Ed is a co-owner of and instructor at Last Resort Firearms Training in White Hall, Arkansas, where he trains citizens and law enforcement on the defensive use of firearms.

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: 202-C

free

Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

How to Speak to The Anti-Gun Crowd

Beth Alcazar

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About the presentation:
We all know someone from the anti-gun crowd — perhaps at work, at church, in our circle of friends or even within the walls of our own homes. How do you reach such a person? Or what should you do if (and when) you encounter an anti-gun individual in person or online? Undoubtedly, there's no right answer for every person or every situation. But there are some tips to keep in mind when interacting with someone who may be unsure about — or even completely against — our right to keep and bear arms.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room: 203

free

Lena Miculek

Lena Miculek

Cheat Codes to Easier Shooting With Team SIG’s Lena Miculek

Lena Miculek

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In this presentation, Lena will cover the most valuable techniques she has discovered throughout her 10-year professional shooting career. These concepts have allowed her to continually evolve and excel toward all of her shooting goals. From pistol to rifle to shotgun to pistol-caliber carbine, her discoveries will help you build YOUR perfect shooting technique and leave you with a different view and deeper understanding of the shooting fundamentals.


About the speaker:
Regarded as the top female 3-Gun competitor in the world, Lena dominates both 3-Gun and PCC competition. Lena entered into the competitive shooting world in 2005 with five consecutive Sportsman’s Team Challenge Sub-Junior and Junior Division national titles. At 17 years old, she won her first World
Champion title. Since turning pro, Lena has earned more than 75 major wins, including back-to-back NRA World Shoot High Lady titles, a High Lady title for carry optics and eight world titles. Additionally, in pistol-caliber carbine (PCC) competition, Lena is breaking barriers for female professional shooters. She is a two-time national female champion for PCC and was the first female to earn a top-five finish in PCC and the first female to win Master Class for PCC

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room: SIG SAUER Academy Demo Stage

free

Tom Grieve and Kevin Michalowski

Tom Grieve and Kevin Michalowski

Ask an Attorney

Tom Grieve and Kevin Michalowski

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About the presentation:
Self-defense laws are convoluted. You can easily end up in jail if you don’t know when and how to legally stop a threat. Join Concealed Carry Magazine Executive Editor Kevin Michalowski and Attorney Tom Grieve as they answer some of your most critical self-defense and legal questions live.

Their discussion will cover some of the most popular questions on topics like self-defense misconceptions and unexpected legal ramifications. This session is normally a benefit available ONLY to Platinum and Elite USCCA Members, so be sure to take advantage of this rare opportunity.


About the speaker:
Tom Grieve:
Tom Grieve is a highly awarded former state prosecutor who started Grieve Law, LLC — now one of the largest criminal defense firms in Wisconsin. He is respected as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the state and has developed a nuanced understanding of Wisconsin firearms laws throughout his years of experience. Although Tom’s legal background speaks for itself, he has gone above and beyond the call of duty, receiving his certification as a firearms instructor and participating as a regular speaker and panelist with the USCCA for live broadcasts, training videos and national expos. He also serves as a speaker and analyst on numerous radio stations, television stations and both college and law school campuses.

Kevin Michalowski:
Kevin Michalowski is executive editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and a fully certified law enforcement officer working part time in rural Wisconsin. He is a USCCA and NRA Certified Trainer. Kevin has participated in training across the U.S. as both a student and an instructor in multiple disciplines. These specialties include pistol, rifle, shotgun, empty-hand defense and rapid response to the active shooter. Kevin is passionate about the concealed carry lifestyle, studying the legal, ethical and moral aspects of the use of force in self-defense. He is a graduate of the Force Science Institute Certification Course and has worked as a professional witness and consultant on matters concerning the judicious use of deadly force and deadly force decision-making.

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: 204

free

Steve Fischer

Steve Fischer

Home Invasion Response

Steve Fischer

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About the presentation:
Steve Fischer, Director of Training Operations for the USCCA, will be combining elements from both of the USCCA's core curriculums — Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals and Defensive Shooting Fundamentals — to help attendees gain an understanding of how to reduce the risk of experiencing a home invasion. More importantly, he will explain how to plan, prepare, practice and respond so that the odds favor the good guy instead of the bad guy.


About the speaker:
Steve Fischer started training in the Martial Arts at a young age. His hunting and range experiences with his father and grandfather led him on a lifelong journey and ignited his passion for personal defense and firearms.

While serving in the U.S. Army Reserve, Steve completed training as an Infantry Soldier, Combat Lifesaver, Master Fitness Trainer and Drill Sergeant, eventually becoming an instructor at the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School. He competed for a number of years as a member of the 84th Division High Power Rifle Team, earning his Army Excellence in Competition Bronze Rifle Badge.

Steve’s commitment to Martial Arts led him to become a full-time Martial Arts Instructor. After 35+ years of teaching and training, he decided to retire from the profession as a Kukkiwon Certified 4th Degree Master Instructor and has since been recommended to skip test to 6th Degree in honor of his long-term commitment to passing on his knowledge.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and has had the privilege of learning from and training with a wide variety of experts, including George Harris, Steven Gilcreast, Massad Ayoob, Rob Pincus, Lew Gosnell, Eric Ingersoll, Chris Currie, Mike Hughes, Dave Young, Anthony Lambert, Deryck Poole, Barret Kendrick and Jason Speller.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room: 203

free

George Harris

George Harris

The Essentials of Marksmanship

George Harris

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About the presentation:
This interactive lecture will provide a comprehensive overview of the forthcoming USCCA book and training program authored by the speaker. While it looks easy to master, properly and effectively shooting a gun is actually quite challenging. Fortunately, there are multiple methods and techniques that can be implemented to make shooting safe, simple and successful. The importance of muzzle management and trigger finger discipline are critical to achieve both safety and success. This presentation will include unconventional training and communicating methods to achieve shooting objectives in less time with minimal exertion. Human vision, bio-mechanics and reprogramming the brain will be covered during the presentation to help improve mechanics and accuracy. If time permits, methods of self-diagnosis will also be offered to attendees.


About the speaker:
George Harris has been a leading firearms educator and trainer for more than 40 years. He is the co-founder of SIGARMS Academy, now known as SIG SAUER Academy, an internationally recognized and highly sought-after training institution for armed professionals and responsible citizens. He was awarded the U.S. Army Distinguished badges for both Service Pistol and Service Rifle and served as a coach and team member of the World Champion U.S. Army Reserve International Combat Team. George currently serves as the CEO of International Firearms Consultants, LLC, a “one-stop shop” for all personal and professional firearms-related needs.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Room: 202-B

free

Demonstration & Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Schedule

Demonstrations are held on demo stages inside the exhibit hall.

Todd Jarrett

Todd Jarrett

Gun-Handling Skills

Todd Jarrett

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About the presentation:
With repetition comes proficiency and confidence, and everyone has the right to shoot better. But between your busy life and the current ammunition shortages, you might not be able to train at a range on a regular basis. This presentation will educate you on key gun-handling skills and dry-fire drills and how you can best practice these skills and drills at home.


About the speaker:
Todd Jarrett is an American competitive shooter, firearms instructor and filmmaker. He is a 16-time USPSA National Champion and four-time World Champion and holds hundreds of regional, state and area championships in USPSA, 3-Gun, Steel Challenge and IDPA. An NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor, Todd has worked in the firearms industry for 32 years and is dedicated to helping shooters of all skill levels shoot their best.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Chad Winkler

Chad Winkler

Lethal Force Simulator and Low-Light Tactics Demonstration

Chad Winkler

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About the presentation:
Chad Winkler of Boondocks Firearms Training Academy will present hundreds of self-defense scenarios, including low-light tactics.


About the speaker:
Chad Winkler is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor and one of only 65 Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructors in the country. In his role as training coordinator for one of the finest training facilities in the Southeast, Chad has developed curriculum for civilian and law enforcement agencies. He has worked and trained with many top nationally known trainers, including Massad Ayoob, Tom Givens, Dave Spaulding, John Farnam, Rob Pincus and more. Chad is also an NRA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor.

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Tony Pignato & Lanny Barnes

Tony Pignato & Lanny Barnes

How Do YOU Carry?

Tony Pignato & Lanny Barnes

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About the presentation:
In this demo series, Tony will ask you to guess how different Staccato shooters are concealing their firearms and what they’re concealing. You can expect entertainment as well as valuable information on how there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to personal defense and carrying concealed.


About the speaker:
Tony Pignato:
Tony Pignato served 20 years as a first sergeant in the U.S. Army and has spent the last 10 years in the firearms industry as a TV host and strategic marketing consultant. Currently, Tony is the chief experience officer at Staccato, where he envisions and architects customer and training experiences for shooters — from dealers to experts to those new to firearms.

Lanny Barnes:
Lanny Barnes is a three-time biathlon Olympian and professional 3-Gun competitor. Lanny has made the 3-Gun Nation Pro Series and won four major High Lady match titles. A Babes With Bullets Instructor, Lanny also teaches courses to military, law enforcement and competitive shooters on how to shoot with an elevated heart rate and under high stress. Lanny and her sister Tracy started The Olympian Project (T.O.P.) Shooting Institute to share the skills they developed through 15 years of shooting under extreme physical and mental stress. Lanny spends much of her free time speaking at schools, 4-H clubs, Boys & Girls Clubs and Boys & Girls Scouts, encouraging kids to follow their dreams, set goals and lead healthy, active lifestyles.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Julia Valencia

Julia Valencia

Safety Planning and Rehearsal: At Home, At Work, and In Public

Julia Valencia

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THINK SAFE, ACT SAFE, BE SAFE: This presentation will inspire you to be your safest self: protect yourself and those around you through simple planning and tactics. Learn how you can enhance your safety at work, home and out in public. We will explore mindset, awareness and how to minimize opportunity for assaults, thefts and injury.


About the speaker:
Julia Valencia is an accomplished, well-respected law enforcement officer and trainer. She is a premier Defensive Tactics and Combatives Instructor who provides training at local police agencies, the Police Academy and even to security teams outside of the U.S. Julia was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016 for instruction in tactical training and women’s self-defense. She is the only female primary instructor for the nationally known defensive tactics training group “Arrestling” and a lead instructor for Next Level Training (SIRT). In 2018, she earned the title of “Officer of the Year.” She is currently assigned as a police Corporal with her agency and is the first female motorcycle officer there. She has also recently taken a position at West Coast Armory/Bellevue Gun Club helping citizens understand firearms and the legalities of gun ownership. Julia is passionate about personal safety, community service and family.

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

Selecting a Firearm: It’s More Than Just ‘Fit’

Beth Alcazar

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Have you ever heard that the best gun for you is the one that will fit your hand? You certainly want a gun that feels good in your hand and that seems to nestle perfectly into the natural curves and contours of your fingers and palm, but there’s much more to it than that. Learn what to look for so that you can find the right firearm for you.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

USCCA

USCCA

Protector Academy APP

USCCA

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Learn more about how the USCCA Protector Academy can improve your firearms training experience.

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Greg Slemp

Greg Slemp

Mission: Home Defense

Greg Slemp

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You’ve purchased a firearm for home defense and protection. Now what? Learn home defense tips and skills from an Army veteran. Like any successful mission, your weapon of choice is just one part of the equation. Learn how tactical geometry techniques can help you understand the use of cover and concealment, and how planning and practice will build confidence and resilience.


About the speaker:
Greg Slemp is a United States Army veteran and former U.S. Department of Justice Team Leader. He brings over twenty-five years’ experience conducting surveillance, intelligence gathering, firearms instruction, special operations, and close protection missions in austere environments, including supporting the United States Government in the Global War on Terror. He is a United States Department of State (DOS), United States Department of Defense (DOD), United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and National Rifle Association (NRA) vetted instructor. Additionally, Greg is the President and Lead Instructor at Threat Cadre, an organization that provides vital training to the military, law enforcement, and concerned citizens.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

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Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

Women’s Intermediate Handguns

Beth Alcazar

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“Women's Intermediate Handguns” is ideal for ladies who are ready to take the next step with their firearms skills, tools and mindset. Basics and fundamentals of shooting will be reviewed, while exploring situational awareness, popular types of handguns, ammunition types and storage and concealed carry options. Recognizing and clearing malfunctions, understanding range etiquette and commands, and using the dominant and non-dominant hand and reloading will also be covered.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 202-D

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Dave Young

Dave Young

Skills Building: Preparing for a Gunfight

Dave Young

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Learn from self-defense expert Dave Young as he reveals the truth about real-life gunfights and discusses the knowledge, skills and gear you need to survive one. During this primarily hands-on course, Dave will walk you through the drills and exercises that will give you the gunfighting skills you need to overcome a deadly threat. Topics include: moving with your firearm, drawing your firearm, hand-eye coordination, different angles of fire and much more.

This course will also cover topics such as how to select the right holster and firearm for your unique needs, different ammo types, the advantage of carrying concealed and the tactics you need to know to protect yourself and your loved ones anytime, anywhere.


About the speaker:
Dave Young is a nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor with a 30-year history in military and civilian law enforcement. As the founder and director of ARMA Training and U.S. Fighting Systems, Dave has dedicated his life to defensive training instruction. Specializing in personal and officer survival, crowd management, and non-lethal weaponry, he has been featured on the National Geographic channel and sits on the boards of PoliceOne.com and Police Magazine.

Dave is an active member of several organizations, including the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), National Rifle Association (NRA) and Georgia International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI).

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 202-A

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Chad Winkler

Chad Winkler

Building a Personal Training Program

Chad Winkler

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There are an estimated 100 million gun owners and 18 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States. Only a small percentage of this number actually enroll in additional training beyond state required permit courses. This one-hour seminar explores the different types of training and how to incorporate it into a personal program. It will provide attendees with information and drills to help them develop and maintain their fundamentals, build speed and accuracy, and discuss the importance of reality-based training and other courses in well-rounded personal training programs.


About the speaker:
Chad Winkler is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor and one of only 65 Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructors in the country. In his role as training coordinator for one of the finest training facilities in the Southeast, Chad has developed curriculum for civilian and law enforcement agencies. He has worked and trained with many top nationally known trainers, including Massad Ayoob, Tom Givens, Dave Spaulding, John Farnam, Rob Pincus and more. Chad is also an NRA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor.

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Room: 204

free

Johanna Rosaly & Rolando De La Vega

Johanna Rosaly & Rolando De La Vega

Minority Within a Minority: The Second Amendment Community and Educating Firearms Owners About Their Rights

Johanna Rosaly & Rolando De La Vega

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With an estimated more than 70 million gun owners in America, the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution should have plenty of advocates. But does it? It’s time to evaluate ourselves as a community and face the reality that many in our ranks take the freedoms we enjoy for granted. But we can change this. How do we inspire the old guard and educate the new? The Locked & Loaded Latinos lead a discussion examining the current state of the firearms community, the boom in gun sales amongst first-time gun owners, diversity within the community and how to prevent 2A advocates from becoming the minority within the minority


About the speaker:
Johanna Rosaly:
Johanna Rosaly is a grassroots advocate for the Second Amendment. A firearms enthusiast for almost a decade, Johanna added her voice in the fight to preserve our right to bear arms after the Parkland shooting in South Florida.
Johanna adopted the social media moniker Latina Locked N Loaded in November 2019 after attending and being inspired by the 2nd Amendment Rally in Washington, D.C. Realizing that Latino American media often aligned her culture with anti-gun sentiment, she focuses on de-stigmatizing gun ownership in both the female and Hispanic communities.

Rolando De La Vega:
Rolando De La Vega, known by his social media handle the Puerto Rican Pistolero, is an IT professional and Second amendment advocate living in South Florida.
Rolando was born in Puerto Rico and, despite being the son of a 25-year Navy veteran, was not exposed to firearms until his adulthood. Following the tragic Parkland mass killing only 30 minutes from his Florida home and subsequent overreach by the Florida state government’s passage of unconstitutional “red flag” laws, he realized he needed to do more within the community. Along with his wife Johanna Rosaly, Rolando hosts the “Locked & Loaded Latinos” podcast and participates in 2A advocacy events across the country.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: 203

free

George Sichler

George Sichler

Emergency Trauma Care in a Time of Civil Unrest

George Sichler

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If you have EDC (everyday carry) gear, that EDC gear should include a trauma kit. More than just a bleeding-control class, this course will incorporate why certain techniques are used in dynamic critical incidents instead of others. Watch and learn as a Trauma FX Manikin responds to appropriate interventions.


About the speaker:
George Sichler is a retired NYPD detective who spent the majority of his 20 years in special operations. He is an active USCCA Certified Instructor in CCHDF and DSF. He has instructed all over the U.S. in firearms and tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) from the civilian level up to elite military units. He is a tactical advisor for movie productions, including some large Hollywood blockbuster films. Currently residing in New York, he is the Northeast training and sales representative for Tactical Medical Solutions, an industry leader in trauma and emergency care for military, first responder and public-access spaces.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: 202-B

free

Ed Monk

Ed Monk

Training Strategy to Prepare for Countering the Active Shooter

Ed Monk

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Learn a proven method of live-fire training to specifically prepare for countering the active shooter. This training is realistic, repetitive and progressive, and gives the armed citizen the mental and physical skills needed to aggressively stop an active shooter attack. This training methodology will include recommendations on skills prioritization, drills and scenarios using paper and 3D targets.


About the speaker:
Ed Monk retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander after 24 years of active duty in the U.S., Europe and Iraq. He went on to teach high shool and serve as a deputy sheriff in Kentucky. Ed now uses his experience as a police officer, school teacher, firearms trainer and Army officer to research and provide training on active shooter threats. He has trained armed public school staff, church security teams and school resource officers on countering active shooters. Ed has also presented on the topic at several conferences, universities and law enforcement agencies. Ed is a co-owner of and instructor at Last Resort Firearms Training in White Hall, Arkansas, where he trains citizens and law enforcement on the defensive use of firearms.

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 203

free

Steve Fischer

Steve Fischer

Home Invasion Response

Steve Fischer

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Steve Fischer, Director of Training Operations for the USCCA, will be combining elements from both of the USCCA's core curriculums — Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals and Defensive Shooting Fundamentals — to help attendees gain an understanding of how to reduce the risk of experiencing a home invasion. More importantly, he will explain how to plan, prepare, practice and respond so that the odds favor the good guy instead of the bad guy.


About the speaker:
Steve Fischer started training in the Martial Arts at a young age. His hunting and range experiences with his father and grandfather led him on a lifelong journey and ignited his passion for personal defense and firearms.

While serving in the U.S. Army Reserve, Steve completed training as an Infantry Soldier, Combat Lifesaver, Master Fitness Trainer and Drill Sergeant, eventually becoming an instructor at the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant School. He competed for a number of years as a member of the 84th Division High Power Rifle Team, earning his Army Excellence in Competition Bronze Rifle Badge.

Steve’s commitment to Martial Arts led him to become a full-time Martial Arts Instructor. After 35+ years of teaching and training, he decided to retire from the profession as a Kukkiwon Certified 4th Degree Master Instructor and has since been recommended to skip test to 6th Degree in honor of his long-term commitment to passing on his knowledge.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Services and has had the privilege of learning from and training with a wide variety of experts, including George Harris, Steven Gilcreast, Massad Ayoob, Rob Pincus, Lew Gosnell, Eric Ingersoll, Chris Currie, Mike Hughes, Dave Young, Anthony Lambert, Deryck Poole, Barret Kendrick and Jason Speller.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Room: 202-B

free

Michael Martin

Michael Martin

Emergency First-Aid Fundamentals

Michael Martin

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Beyond performing CPR and the Heimlich maneuver, do you know how to save a life before the paramedics arrive or, worse, when help isn’t accessible? Become your family's first responder by attending this course! Attendees will learn how to assess a patient’s condition and properly treat life-threatening conditions, including broken bones, spinal injuries, serious bleeding, shock and more. Learn how to help when minutes count.


About the speaker:
Michael Martin is the researcher and author behind the USCCA textbooks, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat, Emergency First-Aid Fundamentals and Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. In addition to his work with the USCCA, Michael is also certified as a CIRAS (Collaborative Incident Response, Active Shooter) instructor. He teaches police, fire and EMS agencies how to respond to the aftermath of mass shooting events in order to minimize the loss of life. Martin's textbooks and other training materials are currently in use by thousands of USCCA instructors across the U.S., and he is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts in mass shootings. Martin also serves as a full-time firefighter and paramedic in the Twin Cities and is a U.S. Army veteran, with service time in South Korea; Augsburg, Germany; and Washington, D.C.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 204

free

Julia Valencia

Julia Valencia

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop: Working Your Way to the Gun

Julia Valencia

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In this workshop, Julia Valencia will provide an introduction to tried-and-true self-defense tactics. Attendees will learn how to increase awareness, build confidence, maximize their safety and execute the appropriate close quarters draw from various positions and platforms.


About the speaker:
Julia Valencia is an accomplished, well-respected law enforcement officer and trainer. She is a premier Defensive Tactics and Combatives Instructor who provides training at local police agencies, the Police Academy and even to security teams outside of the U.S. Julia was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016 for instruction in tactical training and women’s self-defense. She is the only female primary instructor for the nationally known defensive tactics training group “Arrestling” and a lead instructor for Next Level Training (SIRT). In 2018, she earned the title of “Officer of the Year.” She is currently assigned as a police Corporal with her agency and is the first female motorcycle officer there. She has also recently taken a position at West Coast Armory/Bellevue Gun Club helping citizens understand firearms and the legalities of gun ownership. Julia is passionate about personal safety, community service and family.

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Room: 202-C

free

Lena Miculek

Lena Miculek

Cheat Codes to Easier Shooting With Team SIG’s Lena Miculek

Lena Miculek

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In this presentation, Lena will cover the most valuable techniques she has discovered throughout her 10-year professional shooting career. These concepts have allowed her to continually evolve and excel toward all of her shooting goals. From pistol to rifle to shotgun to pistol-caliber carbine, her discoveries will help you build YOUR perfect shooting technique and leave you with a different view and deeper understanding of the shooting fundamentals.


About the speaker:
Regarded as the top female 3-Gun competitor in the world, Lena dominates both 3-Gun and PCC competition. Lena entered into the competitive shooting world in 2005 with five consecutive Sportsman’s Team Challenge Sub-Junior and Junior Division national titles. At 17 years old, she won her first World
Champion title. Since turning pro, Lena has earned more than 75 major wins, including back-to-back NRA World Shoot High Lady titles, a High Lady title for carry optics and eight world titles. Additionally, in pistol-caliber carbine (PCC) competition, Lena is breaking barriers for female professional shooters. She is a two-time national female champion for PCC and was the first female to earn a top-five finish in PCC and the first female to win Master Class for PCC

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Room: SIG SAUER Academy Demo Stage

free

George Harris

George Harris

Firearms Modifications: Dos and Don'ts

George Harris

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Every gun enthusiast knows that the number of modifications his or her firearm needs is “just one more.” But in the wide world of customization, some changes might add nothing to performance — and can even limit it. In this course, George Harris, firearms trainer and CEO of International Firearms Consultants, LLC, will review a list of popular modifications used for concealed carry and home defense, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.


About the speaker:
George Harris has been a leading firearms educator and trainer for more than 40 years. He is the co-founder of SIGARMS Academy, now known as SIG SAUER Academy, an internationally recognized and highly sought-after training institution for armed professionals and responsible citizens. He was awarded the U.S. Army Distinguished badges for both Service Pistol and Service Rifle and served as a coach and team member of the World Champion U.S. Army Reserve International Combat Team. George currently serves as the CEO of International Firearms Consultants, LLC, a “one-stop shop” for all personal and professional firearms-related needs.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: 202-B

free

Chad Winkler

Chad Winkler

Building a Personal Training Program

Chad Winkler

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There are an estimated 100 million gun owners and 18 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States. Only a small percentage of this number actually enroll in additional training beyond state required permit courses. This one-hour seminar explores the different types of training and how to incorporate it into a personal program. It will provide attendees with information and drills to help them develop and maintain their fundamentals, build speed and accuracy, and discuss the importance of reality-based training and other courses in well-rounded personal training programs.


About the speaker:
Chad Winkler is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor and one of only 65 Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructors in the country. In his role as training coordinator for one of the finest training facilities in the Southeast, Chad has developed curriculum for civilian and law enforcement agencies. He has worked and trained with many top nationally known trainers, including Massad Ayoob, Tom Givens, Dave Spaulding, John Farnam, Rob Pincus and more. Chad is also an NRA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: 204

free

Don Gulla & Gary Drake

Don Gulla & Gary Drake

Advanced Concealed Carry: Close-Quarters Shooting & Weapons Retention

Don Gulla & Gary Drake

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This three-hour course is designed to deliver crucial advanced concealed carry training skills. Taught by Gary Drake and Sgt. Don Gulla, the curriculum focuses on combining hand-to-hand tactics with firearms training. Topics include: shooting from a seated position, developing a flinch draw, weapon retention, close-quarter shooting and small-joint manipulation.


About the speaker:
Don Gulla:
Sgt. Don Gulla is a veteran of the King County Sheriff's Office in Washington State and the founder of the police and public safety training organization Gulla’s Arrestling. His comprehensive law enforcement career includes 12 years of full-time SWAT Team experience and seven years of service as an Academy Instructor. Additionally, Don holds certifications as a Chief SIRT Pistol Instructor, Master Defensive Tactics and Firearms Instructor, and Senior Master Taser Instructor. Don is also a five-time gold medalist of the World Police and Fire Games in Karate. After more than 45 years practicing the sport, Don was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016.

Gary Drake:
Gary Drake is a veteran of law enforcement, law enforcement training, military training, tactical training and the United States Marine Corps. His certifications and awards include SIRT Pistol Instructor, Level 4 Arrestling Instructor and induction into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Gary currently serves as an instructor of firearms and defensive tactics for basic academy recruits at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center.

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: 202-A

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Kevin Dixie

Kevin Dixie

Freedom: The Underlying Reason We Carry

Kevin Dixie

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In this discussion, Kevin Dixie will cover the history of the U.S. and why the right to carry a firearm is so significant to all Americans. Once a person has decided to act on the human right to defend himself or herself, one must appreciate the responsibility that comes with it and what this choice signifies. It’s much more than simply carrying a gun. How has the person subconsciously decided to make the community safer? Kevin will help you answer that and other related questions during this presentation.

Kevin will also address the biases individuals have formed. What does the bad guy look like when someone imagines a self-defense scenario? Does the bad guy always look, dress and speak the same? As protectors, we must exclude these biases. How do we subdue those thoughts and think outside these confines?

Having worked 10 years in law enforcement, Kevin has been exposed to people making rash decisions based on what their conscious has come to believe was a threat. This has cost many people their freedom and the ability to protect what they love. Kevin’s job was to apprehend some of the most ruthless human beings imaginable … and now he wants to prevent good people from being misidentified as criminals.


About the speaker:
Kevin Dixie is a native of Saint Louis, Missouri, and married father of two. He has served for 10 years with the Saint Louis City Police Department in the Prisoner Processing Division and 15 years as a private security professional.
Kevin is the owner and operator of No Other Choice Firearms Training (NOC) — a professional firearms and self-defense company — and the founder of Aiming for the Truth — a six-step program to help heal broken families, strengthen the community bonds of neighbors and improve the lives of people nationwide. Aiming for the Truth is focused on getting to the root of the factors that are driving violence in our communities.
Kevin has spent 20 years as a civil rights advocate. He has presented on community building and civil rights throughout the U.S. He has been featured on NRATV, CarbonTV, Gun Freedom Radio, Firearms Network, Tom Woods Show and dozens of podcasts.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: 203

free

Sarah Joy Albrecht

Sarah Joy Albrecht

Threats from Within: Assessing Risk and Creating a Safety Plan

Sarah Joy Albrecht

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Situational awareness — being aware of one’s surroundings and ready to engage appropriately — is vital to carrying a concealed firearm. It can make the difference between life or death. Yet gun owners may be experiencing a more personal threat in their homes. Range Safety Officer and USCCA Gold Member Sarah Joy Albrecht, co-founder of Hold My Guns®, a nonprofit that partners with FFLs to provide voluntary offsite firearms storage, will guide participants in assessing household risk factors. She will also discuss creating an individualized safety plan that includes the safekeeping of firearms during a time of crisis or personal need such as deployment. Drawing on her 11 years of experience helping families navigate life changes as a doula and birth educator, Albrecht emphasizes taking personal responsibility and making informed decisions. When taking a proactive self-governance approach to this often-taboo yet important issue, gun owners have the opportunity to help prevent suicide, protect their property and preserve their rights. Planning ahead is key.


About the speaker:
Sarah Joy Albrecht is the Executive Director of Hold My Guns®, a 501(c)(3) for-gun-owners by-gun-owners nonprofit with a mission to connect responsible firearm owners with voluntary, private, offsite storage through partnering FFLs during times of crisis or personal need. Founded after the suicide by firearm of a teenager in Sarah’s community, Hold My Guns® is a non-legislative, pro-rights solution to help prevent suicide, accidental shootings, and theft. It is also the goal of Hold My Guns® to empower firearms owners and industry leaders to shine in their communities through shoulder-to-shoulder volunteer work and service opportunities via partnering FFLs. The daughter of a USMC Vietnam Veteran, firearms and freedom have always been focal points in Sarah’s life. She is an NRA certified Range Safety Officer and volunteers her time serving at local youth rifle league. Prior to founding Hold My Guns®, Sarah was a doula and childbirth educator for 11 years, and specialized in supporting clients who had survived sexual trauma. Sarah loves the Lord and was baptized on Easter Sunday, 1998. She and her husband Tom reside in Pennsylvania along with their five young-adult children.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room: 202-C

free

Dave Young

Dave Young

Family Firearms Education

Dave Young

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Get the lifesaving education and safety information you and your family need to prevent gun mishandling, serious accidents and even death. Join firearms expert Dave Young as he shares valuable lessons on teaching your children about guns. Topics include proper firearms storage, the four key safety rules, how to properly handle a firearm, how to safely remove a firearm from a child, emergency first aid for gunshot wounds and much more.

Many in-home firearms deaths and accidents that involve children are preventable with proper education and supervision. Dave will show you the successful methods he has used as a Marine Corps veteran, tactical firearms instructor and father of six to keep his kids safe and his guns secure.


About the speaker:
Dave Young is a nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor with a 30-year history in military and civilian law enforcement. As the founder and director of ARMA Training and U.S. Fighting Systems, Dave has dedicated his life to defensive training instruction. Specializing in personal and officer survival, crowd management, and non-lethal weaponry, he has been featured on the National Geographic channel and sits on the boards of PoliceOne.com and Police Magazine.

Dave is an active member of several organizations, including the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), National Rifle Association (NRA) and Georgia International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI).

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room: 202-D

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Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

Living Safely With Kids & Guns

Beth Alcazar

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There’s no doubt that kids need guidance, protection and education … and it’s up to us as responsible gun owners to provide that for them. Since we can’t just lock them up or “baby proof” the entire world, we must consider firearms education for children, safe firearms storage options and home preparedness and planning for the entire household. Learn important — and possibly life saving — information about how you can be more comfortable, confident and safe with children and guns.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Room: 204

free

Paul Callahan

Paul Callahan

Stop The Bleed

Paul Callahan

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No matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. This is a sobering fact when you consider that a human being can die from blood loss within five minutes of an initial injury. In this free presentation, Paul Callahan will be teaching the various ways to control bleeding with or without a trauma kit.


About the speaker:
After retiring from 35 years in the insurance business, Paul Callahan has made it a point to help individuals who are sick or injured and train others to do the same. His qualifications include NREMT certification with Tactical Emergency Training Support, TCCC and Rescue Task Force training. Paul is an instructor in American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red Cross (ARC) CPR/AED and first aid. He also instructs in basic bleeding control, verbal defense and influence, USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Level 1 and Accident Scene Management Bystander Assistance. Additionally, Paul serves as a reserve police officer, Tae-Kwon-Do instructor, a member of the FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association, National Tactical Officers Association and on several charity boards.

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Room: 204

free

Tom Grieve

Tom Grieve

Should I Shoot?

Tom Grieve

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“Should I shoot?” is the most important self-defense question. It can have life-changing implications. Join USCCA Attorney Network member and Ask an Attorney webinar host Tom Grieve as he walks through several different defense scenarios and their outcomes, some of which were real-life cases. During this course, attendees will learn about the processes surrounding arrest, interrogation and court proceedings. They will also discover how their split-second defense decisions could be scrutinized and criticized by law enforcement.


About the speaker:
Tom Grieve is a highly awarded former state prosecutor who started Grieve Law, LLC — now one of the largest criminal defense firms in Wisconsin. He is respected as one of the top criminal defense lawyers in the state and has developed a nuanced understanding of Wisconsin firearms laws throughout his years of experience. Although Tom’s legal background speaks for itself, he has gone above and beyond the call of duty, receiving his certification as a firearms instructor and participating as a regular speaker and panelist with the USCCA for live broadcasts, training videos and national expos. He also serves as a speaker and analyst on numerous radio stations, television stations and both college and law school campuses.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room: 202-B

free

Michael Martin

Michael Martin

Countering the Mass Shooter Threat

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In this course, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat author Michael Martin reviews data gathered from 48 mass shootings that have occurred since Columbine to determine what can be learned from these terrible tragedies. Questions analyzed include whether a reduction in magazine capacity or any kind of firearms ban could have changed the outcome of these events. Michael also looks at whether so-called “gun-free” zones impact the planning of these mass murderers, whether victim response at any mass shooting has made a difference and whether “universal background checks” or other proposals by gun-control advocates stand a chance of stemming the current trajectory of these shootings. Michael summarizes this data with a comprehensive plan designed to eliminate the scourge of these shooters once and for all.


About the speaker:
Michael Martin is the researcher and author behind the USCCA textbooks, Countering the Mass Shooter Threat, Emergency First-Aid Fundamentals and Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. In addition to his work with the USCCA, Michael is also certified as a CIRAS (Collaborative Incident Response, Active Shooter) instructor. He teaches police, fire and EMS agencies how to respond to the aftermath of mass shooting events in order to minimize the loss of life. Martin's textbooks and other training materials are currently in use by thousands of USCCA instructors across the U.S., and he is considered one of the nation’s foremost experts in mass shootings. Martin also serves as a full-time firefighter and paramedic in the Twin Cities and is a U.S. Army veteran, with service time in South Korea; Augsburg, Germany; and Washington, D.C.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room: 203

free

Michelle Cerino

Michelle Cerino

Concealed Carry for the Real World

Michelle Cerino

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Situational awareness, condition yellow, and mindset are all buzzwords thrown around almost lackadaisically. But what do they really mean? How do you instill being aware of your surroundings to yourself or others? Without that mindset and understanding, what good is having a firearm with you? Michelle Cerino delves into these topics and offers suggestions for choosing the right concealed carry option for yourself from a non-tacticool point of view.


About the speaker:
Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, entered the firearms industry in 2011 when Cerino Training Group was established. She immediately began competing in both 3-Gun and NRA Action Pistol, becoming a sponsored shooter. Michelle is currently a columnist and Managing Editor of Women’s Outdoor News as well as Event-Staff for CZ-USA Field Sports. Aside from instructing at various firearms training events such as AG&AG National Conference and FASTER Saves Lives, she also manages social media for CZ-USA Field Sports, Vera Koo, and GTM Original. Michelle encourages others to step out of the comforts of home and explore.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room: 202-C

free

Tony Pignato

Tony Pignato

Hard Target: Team Family

Tony Pignato

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One of the first lessons you probably learned as a kid was to beware of strangers. But sometimes the threat is in “social camouflage.” In this presentation, Tony will talk about the fundamentals of situational awareness and how utilizing each family member’s strengths will help improve your threat identification, threat analysis and action planning.


About the speaker:
Tony Pignato served 20 years as a first sergeant in the U.S. Army and has spent the last 10 years in the firearms industry as a TV host and strategic marketing consultant. Currently, Tony is the chief experience officer at Staccato, where he envisions and architects customer and training experiences for shooters — from dealers to experts to those new to firearms.

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Demonstration & Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Schedule

Demonstrations are held on demo stages inside the exhibit hall.

Todd Jarrett & Heather Miller

Todd Jarrett & Heather Miller

Holster Selection & Technique

Todd Jarrett & Heather Miller

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After finding your ideal firearm comes holster selection. In this presentation, Todd and Heather will cover what to look for in a holster and also touch on special considerations: needs of women vs. men, holsters for different scenarios (CCW, in-vehicle, home, etc.) and holsters for different gun platforms.


About the speaker:
Todd Jarrett:
Todd Jarrett is an American competitive shooter, firearms instructor and filmmaker. He is a 16-time USPSA National Champion and four-time World Champion and holds hundreds of regional, state and area championships in USPSA, 3-Gun, Steel Challenge and IDPA. An NRA Certified Law Enforcement Instructor, Todd has worked in the firearms industry for 32 years and is dedicated to helping shooters of all skill levels shoot their best.

Heather Miller:
Heather Miller is a competitive shooter in 3-Gun, Pistol, Long Range and Shotgun. Coming from a family of law enforcement/military members, her passion for firearms started at the age of 4 as a hobby shared with her father. That hobby blossomed into a career when she shot her first competition in her 20s. In addition to being a competitive shooter, Heather is a regional business development manager at Staccato, an avid outdoorsman, a hunter, a Second Amendment advocate, a firearms instructor, a photographer and a writer. She is always looking for the next adventure. Heather gives back to the community by teaching firearms clinics and programs across the country while supporting local and national 2A efforts.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Barret Kendrick

Barret Kendrick

Presentation From Concealment

Barret Kendrick

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Due to the nature of a group live-fire course, presentation from the holster is usually performed from a non-concealed position. The skill of presenting a handgun from concealment is often overlooked and not often practiced. The ability to remove the firearm from the holster while concealed will most likely need to be modified depending on seasonal dress or other situational reasons. Deryck and Justin will cover presenting from concealment from a variety of carrying positions, setups and configurations and offer tips on practicing this outside of a live-fire environment.


About the speaker:
Barret Kendrick is the founder and lead instructor at Bearco Training, a firearms education and consulting company that specializes in providing defensive shooting skills and tactics for civilians. He works with hundreds of students annually in defensive shooting, force-on-force training, active shooter response and instructor development.

Barret also works as a staff instructor with ICE Training, where he is the lead instructor for reality-based training instructor development. He is a master instructor for the USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Instructor Development Course, a board member of the Louisiana Shooting Association and Co-Host of Personal Defense Network’s Training Talk.

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Rob Pincus

Rob Pincus

Intuitive Defensive Shooting

Rob Pincus

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In order to maximize your time at the range, it’s imperative that you train in as effective, realistic and practical a manner as you can. Rob Pincus will discuss the steps you’ll need to take to go from just sending rounds downrange to actually training in specific, tested methods of armed self-defense.


About the speaker:
Rob Pinus is a leading international personal defense educator specializing in the area of defensive shooting. He is the executive director of Personal Defense Network and owner of I.C.E. Training Company. Rob has conducted training courses for armed professionals and people interested in personal and home defense for more than two decades and is the author of several books and producer of more than 100 DVDs on self-defense topics. In addition to his work in the education field, he is the designer of the Avidity Arms PD10 pistol and a well-respected consultant to ranges around the world. He has spent thousands of hours researching, developing and teaching the courses that he and his team of certified instructors offer.

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Room: SIG SAUER Academy Demo Stage

free

Michelle Cerino

Michelle Cerino

Becoming a Gunslinger

Michelle Cerino

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In this course, columnist and sponsored competitive shooter Michelle Cerino dives into the details of what comes after you get your concealed carry license. Learn what you can do, mentally and physically, to get yourself to the next level when it comes to firearms training. Feel confident carrying your firearm on a daily basis by learning what it takes to become a gunslinger!


About the speaker:
Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, entered the firearms industry in 2011 when Cerino Training Group was established. She immediately began competing in both 3-Gun and NRA Action Pistol, becoming a sponsored shooter. Michelle is currently a columnist and Managing Editor of Women’s Outdoor News as well as Event-Staff for CZ-USA Field Sports. Aside from instructing at various firearms training events such as AG&AG National Conference and FASTER Saves Lives, she also manages social media for CZ-USA Field Sports, Vera Koo, and GTM Original. Michelle encourages others to step out of the comforts of home and explore.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Tim Schmidt

Tim Schmidt

Make America Safe Again

Tim Schmidt

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USCCA President and Founder Tim Schmidt will be sharing how to protect your family and freedom as violent crime and anti-gun legislation explode across America. He’ll also announce new USCCA upgrades that will help every USCCA Member, that member’s loved ones, and even that member’s community to be better prepared for what’s coming next. (Don’t miss this, as Tim will be giving away two guns during this presentation!)


About the speaker:
Tim Schmidt is the president and founder of the United States Concealed Carry Association. As the founder of one of America’s fastest-growing companies, Tim forged the USCCA into the nation’s leading organization focused solely on empowering those who want to protect the people they love.
Tim founded the USCCA in 2003 when he launched Concealed Carry Magazine during his own self-defense awakening. His company Delta Defense, the service provider of the USCCA, has since been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies every year from 2012 to 2020.
The USCCA now has more than 600,000 active members and Delta Defense, LLC employs over 500 individuals.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Room: SIG SAUER Academy Demo Stage

free

Teresa Dear

Teresa Dear

Parenting in the 2A Lifestyle

Teresa Dear

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Author of Freedom Baby ABC, Teresa Dear will discuss how encouraging the next generation to preserve America’s gun culture can affect parenting. Teresa will address raising children to be comfortable with weapons and self-defense and setting your family’s foundation for personal responsibility and growth.


About the speaker:
Teresa Dear is an Air Force veteran turned author. She wrote Freedom Baby ABC to start young children on the right path toward gun safety. The book features brightly colored images touting 2A principles and firearms vocabulary. A mother of five, Teresa encourages the next generation to preserve America’s gun culture.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Chad Winkler

Chad Winkler

Lethal Force Simulator and Low-Light Tactics Demonstration

Chad Winkler

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About the presentation:
Chad Winkler of Boondocks Firearms Training Academy will present hundreds of self-defense scenarios, including low-light tactics at the Boondocks booth.


About the speaker:
Chad Winkler is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor and one of only 65 Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructors in the country. In his role as training coordinator for one of the finest training facilities in the Southeast, Chad has developed curriculum for civilian and law enforcement agencies. He has worked and trained with many top nationally known trainers, including Massad Ayoob, Tom Givens, Dave Spaulding, John Farnam, Rob Pincus and more. Chad is also an NRA Certified Instructor and Training Counselor.

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Tony Pignato & Ursula Williams

Tony Pignato & Ursula Williams

How Do YOU Carry?

Tony Pignato & Ursula Williams

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In this demo series, Tony will ask you to guess how different Staccato shooters are concealing their firearms and what they’re concealing. You can expect entertainment as well as valuable information on how there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to personal defense and carrying concealed.


About the speaker:
Tony Pignato:
Tony Pignato served 20 years as a first sergeant in the U.S. Army and has spent the last 10 years in the firearms industry as a TV host and strategic marketing consultant. Currently, Tony is the chief experience officer at Staccato, where he envisions and architects customer and training experiences for shooters — from dealers to experts to those new to firearms.

Ursula Williams:
Ursula Williams began her professional shooting career in 2015 as a way to complement the training she received during her law enforcement career. She currently competes in multiple disciplines, including pistol, multigun and precision rifle. After falling in love with firearms, she has also become a Second Amendment activist, firearms/concealed carry instructor, author, volunteer match director and co-host of the Basic American Podcast.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Barret Kendrick

Barret Kendrick

Mistaken Identity: Handgun Ready Positions After a Violent Encounter

Barret Kendrick

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There have been several instances where concealed carry permit holders or off-duty law enforcement officers were shot after being mistaken as threats. This concern exists when they are not wearing a uniform and a badge during an active-shooter event, when law enforcement is responding to an incident or anytime a gun may be involved in the public space. Join Barret Kendrick on the demonstration stage as he discusses the pros and cons of different ready positions to mitigate the risk of being mistaken for the bad guy.


About the speaker:
Barret Kendrick is the founder and lead instructor at Bearco Training, a firearms education and consulting company that specializes in providing defensive shooting skills and tactics for civilians. He works with hundreds of students annually in defensive shooting, force-on-force training, active shooter response and instructor development.

Barret also works as a staff instructor with ICE Training, where he is the lead instructor for reality-based training instructor development. He is a master instructor for the USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Instructor Development Course, a board member of the Louisiana Shooting Association and Co-Host of Personal Defense Network’s Training Talk.

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Barret Kendrick

Barret Kendrick

Presentation From the Holster

Barret Kendrick

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Many states have required training to obtain a permit to carry a concealed handgun, but none call for individuals to learn how to present from the holster or practice this critical skill. It is a complex skill that has some safety risks. During this presentation, Deryck and Justin will cover the proper presentation from the holster (as included in the USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals course) and discuss the steps and safety precautions, as well as how to incorporate it into your training.


About the speaker:
Barret Kendrick is the founder and lead instructor at Bearco Training, a firearms education and consulting company that specializes in providing defensive shooting skills and tactics for civilians. He works with hundreds of students annually in defensive shooting, force-on-force training, active shooter response and instructor development.

Barret also works as a staff instructor with ICE Training, where he is the lead instructor for reality-based training instructor development. He is a master instructor for the USCCA Defensive Shooting Fundamentals Instructor Development Course, a board member of the Louisiana Shooting Association and Co-Host of Personal Defense Network’s Training Talk.

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Sara Morrell

Sara Morrell

Employing a Taser in Self-Defense

Sara Morrell

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About the presentation:
Join Sara Morrell for a live demonstration on how to properly engage a Taser for self-defense. Witness the effect Taser deployment has on a live volunteer and ask any questions you would like of the Taser representatives.


About the speaker:
Customer Service & Training Specialist — TASER Self-Defense

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Room: SIG SAUER Academy Demo Stage

free

Julia Valencia

Julia Valencia

Safety Planning and Rehearsal: At Home, At Work, and In Public

Julia Valencia

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THINK SAFE, ACT SAFE, BE SAFE: This presentation will inspire you to be your safest self: protect yourself and those around you through simple planning and tactics. Learn how you can enhance your safety at work, home and out in public. We will explore mindset, awareness and how to minimize opportunity for assaults, thefts and injury.


About the speaker:
Julia Valencia is an accomplished, well-respected law enforcement officer and trainer. She is a premier Defensive Tactics and Combatives Instructor who provides training at local police agencies, the Police Academy and even to security teams outside of the U.S. Julia was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016 for instruction in tactical training and women’s self-defense. She is the only female primary instructor for the nationally known defensive tactics training group “Arrestling” and a lead instructor for Next Level Training (SIRT). In 2018, she earned the title of “Officer of the Year.” She is currently assigned as a police Corporal with her agency and is the first female motorcycle officer there. She has also recently taken a position at West Coast Armory/Bellevue Gun Club helping citizens understand firearms and the legalities of gun ownership. Julia is passionate about personal safety, community service and family.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

Selecting a Firearm: It’s More Than Just ‘Fit’

Beth Alcazar

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Have you ever heard that the best gun for you is the one that will fit your hand? You certainly want a gun that feels good in your hand and that seems to nestle perfectly into the natural curves and contours of your fingers and palm, but there’s much more to it than that. Learn what to look for so that you can find the right firearm for you.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Main Seminar Room Schedule

Seminars begin at 9:00 AM daily

Please note: Some seminars may be earlier than exhibit hall hours. Paid courses require registration.

Dave Young

Dave Young

Firearms Survival Tactics: When Your Life Depends on Your Performance

Dave Young

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Uncover the firearms tactics relied on by elite military and law enforcement personnel with expert firearms trainer Dave Young. Learn what to do when someone is pointing a gun at you, how to work as a team with a family member or bystander, how to control your angles of fire, the strategies you need to know in order to win against all odds and much more.

This is a hands-on course that will help you build the skills and knowledge necessary to save your life and the lives of those around you in a variety of life-threatening scenarios.


About the speaker:
Dave Young is a nationally recognized defensive tactics instructor with a 30-year history in military and civilian law enforcement. As the founder and director of ARMA Training and U.S. Fighting Systems, Dave has dedicated his life to defensive training instruction. Specializing in personal and officer survival, crowd management, and non-lethal weaponry, he has been featured on the National Geographic channel and sits on the boards of PoliceOne.com and Police Magazine.

Dave is an active member of several organizations, including the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), National Rifle Association (NRA) and Georgia International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (GALEFI).

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: 202-A

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Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

How to Speak to The Anti-Gun Crowd

Beth Alcazar

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We all know someone from the anti-gun crowd — perhaps at work, at church, in our circle of friends or even within the walls of our own homes. How do you reach such a person? Or what should you do if (and when) you encounter an anti-gun individual in person or online? Undoubtedly, there's no right answer for every person or every situation. But there are some tips to keep in mind when interacting with someone who may be unsure about — or even completely against — our right to keep and bear arms.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room: 203

free

Justin Peters

Justin Peters

Accessorizing Your Personal Defense AR

Justin Peters

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AR-15s are the most popular rifles in the United States. They are favored for home and vehicle defense, as well as by armed professionals. Being so popular, ARs have all types of modifications available. Some of these additions and modifications are valuable, while others should be avoided. Justin will cover these to help attendees get on the right track in setting up their defensive AR.


About the speaker:
Justin Peters developed an early interest in firearms from his grandfather, a city of Milwaukee police officer. Justin, wanting to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather, received a degree in Criminal Justice. Justin now works with the USCCA Training Division on the Instructor Support Team. He is one of the USCCA's Training Tour instructors for both the Defensive Shooting Fundamentals and Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals curriculums. Justin has received firearms training from multiple quality instructors including John Lovell, Rob Pincus, Barret Kendrick and Deryck Poole.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Room: 203

free

Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

Living Safely With Kids & Guns

Beth Alcazar

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There’s no doubt that kids need guidance, protection and education … and it’s up to us as responsible gun owners to provide that for them. Since we can’t just lock them up or “baby proof” the entire world, we must consider firearms education for children, safe firearms storage options and home preparedness and planning for the entire household. Learn important — and possibly life saving — information about how you can be more comfortable, confident and safe with children and guns.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Room: 204

free

Sarah Joy Albrecht

Sarah Joy Albrecht

Threats from Within: Assessing Risk and Creating a Safety Plan

Sarah Joy Albrecht

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Situational awareness — being aware of one’s surroundings and ready to engage appropriately — is vital to carrying a concealed firearm. It can make the difference between life or death. Yet gun owners may be experiencing a more personal threat in their homes. Range Safety Officer and USCCA Gold Member Sarah Joy Albrecht, co-founder of Hold My Guns®, a nonprofit that partners with FFLs to provide voluntary offsite firearms storage, will guide participants in assessing household risk factors. She will also discuss creating an individualized safety plan that includes the safekeeping of firearms during a time of crisis or personal need such as deployment. Drawing on her 11 years of experience helping families navigate life changes as a doula and birth educator, Albrecht emphasizes taking personal responsibility and making informed decisions. When taking a proactive self-governance approach to this often-taboo yet important issue, gun owners have the opportunity to help prevent suicide, protect their property and preserve their rights. Planning ahead is key.


About the speaker:
Sarah Joy Albrecht is the Executive Director of Hold My Guns®, a 501(c)(3) for-gun-owners by-gun-owners nonprofit with a mission to connect responsible firearm owners with voluntary, private, offsite storage through partnering FFLs during times of crisis or personal need. Founded after the suicide by firearm of a teenager in Sarah’s community, Hold My Guns® is a non-legislative, pro-rights solution to help prevent suicide, accidental shootings, and theft. It is also the goal of Hold My Guns® to empower firearms owners and industry leaders to shine in their communities through shoulder-to-shoulder volunteer work and service opportunities via partnering FFLs. The daughter of a USMC Vietnam Veteran, firearms and freedom have always been focal points in Sarah’s life. She is an NRA certified Range Safety Officer and volunteers her time serving at local youth rifle league. Prior to founding Hold My Guns®, Sarah was a doula and childbirth educator for 11 years, and specialized in supporting clients who had survived sexual trauma. Sarah loves the Lord and was baptized on Easter Sunday, 1998. She and her husband Tom reside in Pennsylvania along with their five young-adult children.

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Room: 202-C

free

Ed Monk

Ed Monk

Training Strategy to Prepare for Countering the Active Shooter

Ed Monk

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Learn a proven method of live-fire training to specifically prepare for countering the active shooter. This training is realistic, repetitive and progressive, and gives the armed citizen the mental and physical skills needed to aggressively stop an active shooter attack. This training methodology will include recommendations on skills prioritization, drills and scenarios using paper and 3D targets.


About the speaker:
Ed Monk retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander after 24 years of active duty in the U.S., Europe and Iraq. He went on to teach high shool and serve as a deputy sheriff in Kentucky. Ed now uses his experience as a police officer, school teacher, firearms trainer and Army officer to research and provide training on active shooter threats. He has trained armed public school staff, church security teams and school resource officers on countering active shooters. Ed has also presented on the topic at several conferences, universities and law enforcement agencies. Ed is a co-owner of and instructor at Last Resort Firearms Training in White Hall, Arkansas, where he trains citizens and law enforcement on the defensive use of firearms.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Room: 202-D

free

Michelle Cerino

Michelle Cerino

Concealed Carry for the Real World

Michelle Cerino

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About the presentation:
Situational awareness, condition yellow, and mindset are all buzzwords thrown around almost lackadaisically. But what do they really mean? How do you instill being aware of your surroundings to yourself or others? Without that mindset and understanding, what good is having a firearm with you? Michelle Cerino delves into these topics and offers suggestions for choosing the right concealed carry option for yourself from a non-tacticool point of view.


About the speaker:
Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, entered the firearms industry in 2011 when Cerino Training Group was established. She immediately began competing in both 3-Gun and NRA Action Pistol, becoming a sponsored shooter. Michelle is currently a columnist and Managing Editor of Women’s Outdoor News as well as Event-Staff for CZ-USA Field Sports. Aside from instructing at various firearms training events such as AG&AG National Conference and FASTER Saves Lives, she also manages social media for CZ-USA Field Sports, Vera Koo, and GTM Original. Michelle encourages others to step out of the comforts of home and explore.

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Room: 204

free

Julia Valencia

Julia Valencia

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop: Working Your Way to the Gun

Julia Valencia

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In this workshop, Julia Valencia will provide an introduction to tried-and-true self-defense tactics. Attendees will learn how to increase awareness, build confidence, maximize their safety and execute the appropriate close quarters draw from various positions and platforms.


About the speaker:
Julia Valencia is an accomplished, well-respected law enforcement officer and trainer. She is a premier Defensive Tactics and Combatives Instructor who provides training at local police agencies, the Police Academy and even to security teams outside of the U.S. Julia was inducted into the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame in 2016 for instruction in tactical training and women’s self-defense. She is the only female primary instructor for the nationally known defensive tactics training group “Arrestling” and a lead instructor for Next Level Training (SIRT). In 2018, she earned the title of “Officer of the Year.” She is currently assigned as a police Corporal with her agency and is the first female motorcycle officer there. She has also recently taken a position at West Coast Armory/Bellevue Gun Club helping citizens understand firearms and the legalities of gun ownership. Julia is passionate about personal safety, community service and family.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room: 203

free

Johanna Rosaly & Rolando De La Vega

Johanna Rosaly & Rolando De La Vega

Minority Within a Minority: The Second Amendment Community and Educating Firearms Owners About Their Rights

Johanna Rosaly & Rolando De La Vega

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With an estimated more than 70 million gun owners in America, the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution should have plenty of advocates. But does it? It’s time to evaluate ourselves as a community and face the reality that many in our ranks take the freedoms we enjoy for granted. But we can change this. How do we inspire the old guard and educate the new? The Locked & Loaded Latinos lead a discussion examining the current state of the firearms community, the boom in gun sales amongst first-time gun owners, diversity within the community and how to prevent 2A advocates from becoming the minority within the minority


About the speaker:
Johanna Rosaly:
Johanna Rosaly is a grassroots advocate for the Second Amendment. A firearms enthusiast for almost a decade, Johanna added her voice in the fight to preserve our right to bear arms after the Parkland shooting in South Florida.
Johanna adopted the social media moniker Latina Locked N Loaded in November 2019 after attending and being inspired by the 2nd Amendment Rally in Washington, D.C. Realizing that Latino American media often aligned her culture with anti-gun sentiment, she focuses on de-stigmatizing gun ownership in both the female and Hispanic communities.

Rolando De La Vega:
Rolando De La Vega, known by his social media handle the Puerto Rican Pistolero, is an IT professional and Second amendment advocate living in South Florida.
Rolando was born in Puerto Rico and, despite being the son of a 25-year Navy veteran, was not exposed to firearms until his adulthood. Following the tragic Parkland mass killing only 30 minutes from his Florida home and subsequent overreach by the Florida state government’s passage of unconstitutional “red flag” laws, he realized he needed to do more within the community. Along with his wife Johanna Rosaly, Rolando hosts the “Locked & Loaded Latinos” podcast and participates in 2A advocacy events across the country.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room: 204

free

Demonstration & Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Schedule

Demonstrations are held on demo stages inside the exhibit hall.

Lanny Barnes

Lanny Barnes

Gun-Handling Skills

Lanny Barnes

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About the presentation:
With repetition comes proficiency and confidence, and everyone has the right to shoot better. But between your busy life and the current ammunition shortages, you might not be able to train at a range on a regular basis. This presentation will educate you on key gun-handling skills and dry-fire drills and how you can best practice these skills and drills at home.


About the speaker:
Lanny Barnes is a three-time biathlon Olympian and professional 3-Gun competitor. Lanny has made the 3-Gun Nation Pro Series and won four major High Lady match titles. A Babes With Bullets Instructor, Lanny also teaches courses to military, law enforcement and competitive shooters on how to shoot with an elevated heart rate and under high stress. Lanny and her sister Tracy started The Olympian Project (T.O.P.) Shooting Institute to share the skills they developed through 15 years of shooting under extreme physical and mental stress. Lanny spends much of her free time speaking at schools, 4-H clubs, Boys & Girls Clubs and Boys & Girls Scouts, encouraging kids to follow their dreams, set goals and lead healthy, active lifestyles.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Michelle Cerino

Michelle Cerino

Becoming a Gunslinger

Michelle Cerino

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About the presentation:
In this course, columnist and sponsored competitive shooter Michelle Cerino dives into the details of what comes after you get your concealed carry license. Learn what you can do, mentally and physically, to get yourself to the next level when it comes to firearms training. Feel confident carrying your firearm on a daily basis by learning what it takes to become a gunslinger!


About the speaker:
Michelle Cerino, aka Princess Gunslinger, entered the firearms industry in 2011 when Cerino Training Group was established. She immediately began competing in both 3-Gun and NRA Action Pistol, becoming a sponsored shooter. Michelle is currently a columnist and Managing Editor of Women’s Outdoor News as well as Event-Staff for CZ-USA Field Sports. Aside from instructing at various firearms training events such as AG&AG National Conference and FASTER Saves Lives, she also manages social media for CZ-USA Field Sports, Vera Koo, and GTM Original. Michelle encourages others to step out of the comforts of home and explore.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Teresa Dear

Teresa Dear

Parenting in the 2A Lifestyle

Teresa Dear

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About the presentation:
Author of Freedom Baby ABC, Teresa Dear will discuss how encouraging the next generation to preserve America’s gun culture can affect parenting. Teresa will address raising children to be comfortable with weapons and self-defense and setting your family’s foundation for personal responsibility and growth.


About the speaker:
Teresa Dear is an Air Force veteran turned author. She wrote Freedom Baby ABC to start young children on the right path toward gun safety. The book features brightly colored images touting 2A principles and firearms vocabulary. A mother of five, Teresa encourages the next generation to preserve America’s gun culture.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Tony Pignato & Heather Miller

Tony Pignato & Heather Miller

How Do YOU Carry?

Tony Pignato & Heather Miller

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About the presentation:
In this demo series, Tony will ask you to guess how different Staccato shooters are concealing their firearms and what they’re concealing. You can expect entertainment as well as valuable information on how there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to personal defense and carrying concealed.


About the speaker:
Tony Pignato:
Tony Pignato served 20 years as a first sergeant in the U.S. Army and has spent the last 10 years in the firearms industry as a TV host and strategic marketing consultant. Currently, Tony is the chief experience officer at Staccato, where he envisions and architects customer and training experiences for shooters — from dealers to experts to those new to firearms.

Heather Miller:
Heather Miller is a competitive shooter in 3-Gun, Pistol, Long Range and Shotgun. Coming from a family of law enforcement/military members, her passion for firearms started at the age of 4 as a hobby shared with her father. That hobby blossomed into a career when she shot her first competition in her 20s. In addition to being a competitive shooter, Heather is a regional business development manager at Staccato, an avid outdoorsman, a hunter, a Second Amendment advocate, a firearms instructor, a photographer and a writer. She is always looking for the next adventure. Heather gives back to the community by teaching firearms clinics and programs across the country while supporting local and national 2A efforts.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

USCCA

USCCA

Protector Academy APP

USCCA

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About the presentation:
Learn more about how the USCCA Protector Academy can improve your firearms training experience.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Sara Morrell

Sara Morrell

Employing a Taser in Self-Defense

Sara Morrell

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About the presentation:
Join Sara Morrell for a live demonstration on how to properly engage a Taser for self-defense. Witness the effect Taser deployment has on a live volunteer and ask any questions you would like of the Taser representatives.


About the speaker:
Customer Service & Training Specialist — TASER Self-Defense

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: SIG SAUER Academy Demo Stage

free

Beth Alcazar

Beth Alcazar

On-Body & Off-Body Carry: I Do Both

Beth Alcazar

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About the presentation:
If you’ve ever struggled with the choice between on-body and off-body carry, why not consider both … even simultaneously? We’ll cover the good and the bad (along with some dos and don’ts) for these varied concealed carry holster options.


About the speaker:
Author of Women's Handgun & Self-Defense Fundamentals, associate editor of Concealed Carry Magazine and creator of the Pacifiers & Peacemakers blog, Beth Alcazar has enjoyed nearly two decades of teaching and working in the firearms industry. She holds degrees in language arts, education and communication management and uses her experience and enthusiasm to share safe and responsible firearms ownership and usage with others. Beth is certified through the NRA as a Training Counselor, Chief Range Safety Officer and Certified Instructor for multiple disciplines. She is also a Certified Instructor through SIG Sauer Academy, ALICE Institute, DRAW School, TWAW, I.C.E. Training and is a USCCA Certified Instructor and Senior Training Counselor. Beth also received the NRA's prestigious Marion P. Hammer Woman of Distinction Award for 2019.

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Women's Concealed Carry Showroom Demo Stage

free

Ursula Williams

Ursula Williams

Hard Target: Women

Ursula Williams

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In this compelling presentation, Ursula discusses how women can become “hard targets” for potential assailants. Ursula will focus on female safety, including firearm selection, concealed carry techniques and education, plus touch on macro crime statistics and risk factors.


About the speaker:
Ursula Williams began her professional shooting career in 2015 as a way to complement the training she received during her law enforcement career. She currently competes in multiple disciplines, including pistol, multigun and precision rifle. After falling in love with firearms, she has also become a Second Amendment activist, firearms/concealed carry instructor, author, volunteer match director and co-host of the Basic American Podcast.

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Room: Family & Freedom Demo Stage

free

Call For Presenters

We are now accepting applications from firearms trainers for seminar presentations and demonstrations to be offered at the 2021 Concealed Carry & Home Defense Expo. Presenters are encouraged to explore the many aspects of concealed carry, self-defense, home defense, firearms training, etc.

Please apply by completing the application linked below. Speakers will be evaluated upon receipt of application, and selected speakers will be notified by March, 2021.

WHAT MAKES THE EXPO SO GREAT?

Hear It For Yourself, Straight From Our Attendees

1

Get hands-on experience shooting new firearms in the USCCA’s Live-Fire Range.

2

Arm yourself with training courses, classes and educational tools you need to become the best responsibly armed version of yourself.

3

Discover the newest guns and gear the concealed carry world has to offer as first hand as you make your way through hundreds of industry-leading vendor booths.

4

Learn more about how your USCCA Membership can bring your family the ultimate peace of mind in the event of a self-defense incident.

5

Uncover the answers to the most-asked questions about women’s concealed carry and try the top women’s products in the industry in the Women’s Concealed Carry Showroom.

USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense EXPO

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USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense EXPO

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EXPERIENCE LIFESAVING SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING at the live-fire range

  • Sharpen your skills with unlimited free rounds of ammo at the Live-Fire Shooting Range.
  • Shoot new guns you’ve been dying to get your hands on from brands like: Ruger, SIG Sauer, Kahr, Lone Wolf, Springfield Armory and Charter Arms.
  • Learn helpful training tips like target identification, isolation and how to react under stress.

Safety First

Concealed Carry & Home Defense Expo Firearms Policy

Defensive sidearms are welcome inside this show. All state laws will apply, and all guests must abide by the following rules:

1

Your personal defensive sidearm WILL REMAIN HOLSTERED at all times unless you are reacting to an imminent deadly threat. In the unlikely event you need to use your firearm in defense of life, remember the rules: Target Acquisition, Target Identification and Target Isolation.

2

You are specifically prohibited from drawing your firearm to check holster fit, “show” the gun to anyone or otherwise conduct ANY administrative handling of your defensive firearm. This includes but is not limited to loading, unloading, clearing, cleaning or any other activity that does not involve reaction to an imminent deadly threat.

3

ANYONE observed violating any of the above-mentioned rules will be immediately escorted from the premises and barred from returning. No refund of your admission fee will be given.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

EXPO LOCATION

Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

HOTEL INFORMATION

OPTION 1:
Hilton Fort Worth

  • Rate: $159 Per Night
  • Discounted Reservation Link
  • Or call 817.870.2100 and mention the Group Name US Concealed Carry Association to secure the discounted rate. 

OPTION 2:
Fairfield Marriott

  • Rate: $149 to $169 Per Night
  • Discounted Reservation Link
  • Or call 817.529.9200 and mention the Group Name Concealed Carry Expo to secure the discounted rate.

Become An Exhibitor At The
USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Expo

Handgun products display at USCCA Expo Exhibit

Showcase your products or services in front of thousands of responsible gun owners and trusted industry partners. Join us at the 2021 Concealed Carry & Home Defense Expo, connect with like-minded individuals, initiate potential business relationships and experience the thrill of showcasing your company.