shutterstock_305091380The Houston Area Gun Shows, Central Texas Gun Shows and DFW area gun shows all have their origins in the Original Fort Worth Gun Show. The Original Fort Worth Gun show began in the early 70’s at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. The show was operated by the Southside Optimist Club of Fort Worth with a club member as show director. With his passing in 2005 the roles have shifted and the popularity of the gun show has grown.