archery event

How To Throw A Money-Making Archery Event

Shannon Rikard July 7, 2015

Offering archery parties is undoubtedly an excellent way to maximize your archery shop’s shooting range and earn extra income. Just ask ATA member-retailers who, like bowling alleys and skating rinks, are making archery parties one of the many ways they engage and involve new customers.Michelle Zeug, ATA’s director of archery and bowhunting programs says any archery shop that offers archery parties should list vital party details on the store’s website. Your website will…


2016 ATA Trade Show Hotel Alert: Exercise Caution When Making Hotel Arrangements!

ATA Staff June 25, 2015

The ATA Trade Show only guarantees hotel room rates and availability during the show dates for reservations made through the Louisville Housing Bureau. Entering into financial agreements with any other housing company will be at your own risk.Avoid providing full payment.We strongly advise against providing full payment in advance to secure room reservations. When this payment request is made, it's a strong indication you should proceed with caution. Today, the ATA has received emails…


Connecticut Opens Sundays to Bowhunting

Patrick Durkin June 23, 2015

Connecticut doubled its number of bowhunting days for many people when lawmakers voted in early June to open Sundays to bowhunters pursuing deer on private property in areas designated to have overpopulated herds.Connecticut hasn’t allowed hunting on Sundays since creating its modern seasons during the 1940s. Bowhunters in recent years, however, have increasingly pressured lawmakers to lift the prohibition on bowhunting in hopes of reducing the state’s burgeoning deer herds.Dr.…

Compound Bow shot

Compound Bows No. 1 with Both Genders

Patrick Durkin June 19, 2015

But Women More Likely than Males to Shoot CrossbowsNearly 60 percent of America’s 5.8 million female archers in 2012 shot compound bows, which is 20 percentage points lower than compound-bow use among the nation’s 13.1 million male archers.Those data are from a comprehensive study conducted on behalf of the Archery Trade Association by the Responsive Management research firm of Harrisburg, Virginia. The survey, which was based on 8,335 randomly selected calls to cell phones and…

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