Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day - IGOLD - We are here to stay!

ISRA is proud to sponsor
Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day for 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014


IGOLD Links:

Bus Info

Train Info

Volunteer Info

IGOLD Clothing: For Sale at Event

All Illinois gun owners are invited to join in Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day (IGOLD) in Springfield in 2014.  This is an annual event where everyone goes to lobby` their representatives in the Illinois House and Senate. IGOLD is sponsored by ISRA and   Other participating organizations are, Guns Save LifeSangamon County Rifle Association, and the McHenry County Right To Carry Association. Get your local organization involved as well!

We will meet at the Prairie Capital Convention Center - Doors open at 10:45 with the program set to begin at 11:30 am. We will have a legislative briefing, then we will all march to the Capitol Building to locate and talk with our representatives.

Please join us for Illinois Gun Owner Lobby Day, you won't regret going.

When &
Begins Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:30am
Starting Location:
10:45:00 am - Prairie Capital Convention Center - Doors open - View Map
                                      Located at the corner of 8th St & Adams.
12:00 pm - Prairie Capital Convention Center - Legislative Briefing
  1:00 pm - Head out to lobby Senators and Representatives at the State Capitol.
                                      respectfully make our presence known in
                                      committee hearings that are in session
 3:00 pm - Rally At The Rotunda!! (State Capitol rotunda)
 4:00 pm - Buses depart for home (north side of Capitol on Monroe St.)
Parking: Several parking garages are located near the Convention Center.
Metered on-street parking
is available in the area.
The meters accept quarters for up to a 9 hour period.
More parking locations and a printable map available soon.
Better Travel:

Bus Info

Forget the hassle of parking near the Capitol!  IGOLD will have buses going to Springfield from strategic locations throughout Illinois. Ride the bus, ride with your friends.  This year there are additional buses in the Chicago area.

These gun rights organizations and retailers are sponsoring the buses to offset your cost:
TBD has made flyers for each bus route and they are listed with the bus info.  Print and post in your local club, shop, range!
Take the Train! Amtrak has trains to and from Springfield and selected cities in Illinois along a line from Chicago to St. Louis.  More info here.
Apparel: Wear whatever you'd feel comfortable in while you are meeting your representatives, and don't forget you'll also be representing the rest of your fellow Illinois gun owners.  Business casual is suggested, dress up if you want.  We suggest that you don't wear any camo.
Security: There are metal detectors in the Capitol Building that you will have to pass through on your way in, so please think ahead for this: no knives, novelty ammo keyfobs, etc.  Bring proper identification.  Bring a see-thru bag for your change, keys, etc as you pass the metal detectors.
Who: You, of course! ...and bring a friend.  Even Better: bring two friends!