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In The News: From CNBC to Rio, Archery Is Everywhere

Katelyn Rutland June 5, 2015

Downtown Range Honors Late Husband, Spreads Love of Archery Through Free Introductory LessonsAudrey Berning-Matell honored her late husband’s dreams earlier this month by opening AJ Archery in downtown Toledo, Ohio.The new archery shop, formerly a charter-school gymnasium, features a 12-lane tournament-length range with an office and workshop space for equipment repairs.The Blade reports:Audrey Berning-Matell and her late husband, Matt, shared a limitless enjoyment of the…

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ATA Members Support USA Archery, Increase Participation

Shannon Rikard April 30, 2015

After shooting competitive archery for 20 years, Denise Parker, CEO of USA Archery, admits it’s challenging to look impartially at archery to make it more attractive to newcomers. So, what should experts do to strengthen a sport they can’t objectively view? For Parker, growing archery meant seeking help from her archery colleagues. And her strategy worked.USA Archery, the sport’s national governing body, saw youth memberships increase 105 percent from 2013 to 2014, while…

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Ram Trucks Champions Women, Bowhunting

ATA Staff April 29, 2015

Would bowhunting have a place in a commercial like this three years ago? Probably not.It’s a truck commercial about trucks. And courage. And … women.Eva Shockey appears at minute marker :43 as the commercial’s voiceover says, “You can break a stereotype ... " Here’s what Teresa Johnson posted to Archery 360, the consumer site created by the ATA to appeal to young people — particularly women — interested in archery and…

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41 Pages of Archery Park Know-How

Amy Hatfield April 15, 2015

The Archery Park Guide, developed by the Archery Trade Association (ATA), offers 41 pages detailing how to build a community archery park. The Guide includes site plans and recommendations, tips from city and state officials who have already built parks and case studies from a variety of different locations. Information on risk management and a breakdown of each park's amenities and costs (where available) are also features of this park guide.

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