FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2013 For more information, contact Amy Hatfield at (803) 275-2257 or by e-mail at email@example.com NEW ULM, Minn. – The Archery Trade Association (ATA) has collaborated with its member organizations and businesses to launch Archery360.com, a consumer-facing website targeting teens and young adults new to archery and bowhunting. Archery’s recent popularity surge uncovered a need for easy-to-find online information for beginners: how…
Oklahoma's first archery park opened with a $40,000 grant from the Archery Trade Association and city assistance. The park will be open daylight to dark year-round for archers and bowhunters, and is free to use. Coweta schools were the first in the state to implement National Archery in the Schools, which could provide a built-in fan base for the park. More than 400 schools in Oklahoma now have NASP programs.
Few people know more about precision archery than Olympic silver medalist Jacob Wukie. So, who better than Wukie to open an archery shop specializing in repairs and fine-tuning in his hometown of Oak Harbor, Ohio? The Olympian said he can order bowhunting equipment, and hopes to establish an archery range and begin coaching soon.
As part of Cabela's Fall Great Outdoor Days event series, an archery seminar for women was held Aug. 18 in Billings, Mont. for those interested in learning more about archery equipment and shooting techniques. Seminar participants join the fast growing number of women getting involved in archery. A recent national archery survey shows that 5.8 million women enjoyed the sport in 2012.
Did You Know?
Nine Alabama communities have archery parks, and additional communities are showing interest in building their own.