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Georgia Southern Gives Archery a Boost

Patrick Durkin December 27, 2013

Georgia Southern University is building a nearly $7 million Shooting Sports Education Center on its campus, and expects to open it for public use by Feb. 15, 2015. The university broke ground on the 30,000-square-foot building in mid-November, and is taking applications for a director to oversee the center’s operations. The facility is located near the student recreation center, and will provide indoor ranges for archers and firearms shooters, as well as an outdoor archery range. The Shooting…

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ATA Partners with NRA’s Great American Outdoor Show

ATA Staff December 20, 2013

New Ulm, Minn. — The Archery Trade Association is partnering with the National Rifle Association to help promote archery and bowhunting in February during the NRA’s new Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa. This nine-day event – scheduled for Feb. 1-9 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – replaces the former Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show, which shut down earlier this year after its owner, Reed Exhibitions, sparked a boycott by banning AR-style…

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Don’t Miss These Customer Appreciation Events!

Shannon Rikard December 18, 2013

The 2014 ATA Trade Show is your opportunity to see the archery industry’s newest and best products. Meanwhile, the Hudalla and Outtech sales-rep groups take advantage of the Show to thank their valued dealers.  Mark your calendar for these three customer-appreciation events at the Trade Show: 1) Hudalla Pre-Show Event Sunday, Jan. 5, 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Features: New product sneak peek, open forums and presentations by Bear Archery, Excalibur Crossbows and Ozonics. 2) Outtech Innovations…

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Nebraska Shooting Facility on Schedule

Patrick Durkin December 18, 2013

Bowhunters and target archers around Lincoln, Neb., will soon be shooting in a first-class 32-lane indoor shooting facility now under construction. That’s according to a recent article in the Lincoln Journal Star. Mitch King, director of government relations for the Archery Trade Association (ATA), said the shooting center is a great example of proactive work by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. “Nebraska is a national leader in efforts to grow archery and bowhunting,” King…

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