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6 ATA Trade Show Attendees Emerge As Winners

Katelyn Rutland March 5, 2015

ATA Trade Show attendees who visited the Retail Archery Academy had the opportunity to participate in six prize drawings.Participants who completed the Academy survey were entered in a drawing for one of four $150 Visa gift cards or a kiosk system and free, three-month access to Archery-ProShop.com.Winner of Archery-ProShop.comRoss Landsborough, Triggers and BowsWinners of $150 Vista Gift CardDuane Fox, Plum Creek ArcheryCarrie Hookstead, Hunt-N-GearLarry Miller, Miller’s…

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Counterfeiters Target Archery

Patrick Durkin March 5, 2015

Retailers and consumers who think they’re scoring unbelievable online deals on archery products are probably right about one thing: The deal isn’t believable. In fact, if they’re buying counterfeit products, they could even be complicit in criminal retailing.Counterfeiters have grown increasingly bold the past few years as they collect or photograph samples of well-known sights, broadheads, arrow-rests and other accessories. Once in hand, they reverse-engineer and…

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Meetings Set for 2016 Trade Show Sponsorship Opportunities

ATA Staff March 3, 2015

Companies wishing to secure sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 ATA Trade Show are meeting Kurt Weber, ATA Director of Marketing, in Louisville at the Kentucky Exposition Center for individual walk-through meetings March 16 - 18. If interested in sponsoring the 2016 Show, ATA-member companies can also schedule a conference call to identify and secure sponsorship assets.Companies wishing to schedule an appointment by phone or on site can call (717) 858-2451, or email…

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Big Screen Bowhunts: Why Does Jennifer Lawrence Get a Pass?

Patrick Durkin February 26, 2015

When actor Rip Torn’s character Clyde Stewart shot a pig and slit its throat in the 1981 movie “Heartland,” Torn drew widespread protests from animal lovers.The Friends of Animals labeled the highly acclaimed movie “unacceptable,” and directed self-righteous torment at Torn. He never apologized, saying he had hunted for food since age 6, and that millions of pigs and steers get slaughtered commercially in much the same way as the pig killed in the movie.In a…

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