Thirteenth Annual Convention

Kerrville, March 6 and 7, 2010

Registration Form | Raffle Tickets (PDF)

| Speakers | Banquet | Registration | Lodging | Membership Meeting | Fun Shoot | Handgun Raffle | CHLPP Hospitality |

The Texas Concealed Handgun Association Board of Directors is proud to announce plans for the 13th annual conference, March 6 and 7, 2010 at the YO Ranch Resort.


The keynote speaker will be former Texas Representative Susanna Hupp. After surviving the 1991 active shooting in the Killeen Luby's, near the recent Fort Hood shooting, Representative Hupp ran for the Texas Legislature, where she had a key role in passing the concealed handgun law in 1995. Her new book, From Luby's to the Legislature: One Woman's Fight Against Gun Control, is available through TCHA.

Erwin Ballarta, Executive Vice President at Capitol Strategic Operations, will speak at the opening lunch. Capitol Strategic Operations (CSO) provides global leading strategic and advance security solutions and training through a diverse, highly trained and experienced world class team of professionals with the highest integrity and absolute commitment to client focused quality service.

Alan Korwin of Bloomfield Press and returns to give us updates on the legal scene.

Defense Attorney Walt Cleveland handles legal matters in the following practice areas: Concealed Carry, Criminal Law, Assault and Battery, Burglary, Robbery, Theft of Service, Capital Offenses, Civil Forfeiture, Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Defense, Criminal Forfeiture, Drivers License Suspension, Driving While Intoxicated, Driving Under Influence, Felonies, Grand Jury Practice, Homicide, Murder, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Theft, and Retaliation.

TSRA firebrand Alice Tripp returns to give us the legislative lowdown from Austin.

Bill Davison of Tac Pro Shooting Center returns with more tactical insider info.

How can you afford to miss this lineup of speakers?


The Saturday evening banquet will include the conference's Keynote speaker, a special recognition of 10-year members, good food and fellowship, door prizes, raffles and auction items. Don't miss this once-a-year event.


Registration form (PDF). Register by February 7, 2010 and pay $60 for the seminar and luncheon only, or $55 for the banquet only. Your best buy is the seminar, luncheon, banquet combo at $80. Sign up for the Saturday morning Fun Shoot for $15.

Late registration after February 7, 2010; Seminar and luncheon $80 each, banquet only $75 each, seminar-luncheon-banquet combo $100 each. Register early and save.


The YO Ranch Resort, 2033 Sidney Baker, Kerrville, Texas 78028, has reserved rooms for members at $82 per night. Contact the hotel at (877) 967-3767 before February 7 and tell them you're with TCHA to reserve your room at this special rate.

Membership Meeting

The Association's Regular Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Elections will be held on Sunday, March 7, 2010 beginning at 9:00 AM at the YO Ranch Resort, 2033 Sidney Baker, Kerrville, Texas 78028. The meeting is open to all Association members at no charge.

All members are encouraged to attend. Safeguarding our right to keep and bear arms and concealed carry is dependent upon the interest and support of everyday citizens. Support your Association – Make plans today to attend the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Texas Concealed Handgun Association.

Fun Shoot

Once again we will hold a Fun Shoot at the Hill Country Shooting Sports Center. Bring your favorite sidearm and plenty of ammo. Be prepared for lots of target and action shooting at this Olympic facility. A holster will be handy, but is not required.

Gun Raffle

This year's gun raffle features the Taurus Judge. We will sell chances for this .45 Colt/.410 shotgun revolver in the Concealed Handgun newsletter, or you can download tickets. We will also raffle off several handguns at the conference.

Hospitality Gathering

The CHL Protection Plan will be hosting a hospitality/welcome gathering before the banquet on Saturday, March 6, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. You can also gather at Rick's hotel room starting about 5:00 PM Friday, March 5. CHLPP will provide adult beverages and cigars. They look forward to seeing you there.


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