The 51st World Archery Congress was held July 24th - 25th, 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark where many prestigious awards were received. Bruce Cull, NFAA President, received a silver plaquette.
Kendall Woody is the 2015 National Outdoor Field Professional Men's Freestyle champion. Kendall ended up in a shoot off against Jesse Broadwater. This is Kendall's first big win in the professional division. We wanted to get to know the first time winner, so here's his responses.
A simple game for archers of all ages and skill levels. The main purpose of this activity is to reinforce the archer's form. To find out how to play and what supplies you need to play, read the full post.
Many clubs and shops don’t have regular access to a wooded field course, yet they can still provide a field experience where archers shoot at varying distances. The NFAA has provided guidelines for an indoor field simulation in the form of the Indoor Flint Round.
The NFAA catches up with the Button family, longtime NFAA members, for a quick Q&A. Jeff, a NFAA Senior Pro; Jessica, Adult Female Freestyle & Danny, an up and coming Adult Male Freestyle shooter have become familiar faces at NFAA tournaments.
Chris Perkins maintained he wasn’t nervous as he chased archery history. All he needed to do was record another perfect round Sunday and he would leave Yankton with the sport’s first-ever $1 million prize. “If you get yourself thinking a little bit too much in this game, it really takes a toll on you,” Perkins said after his round Sunday at the First Dakota Classic, a weekend tournament held at the Easton Yankton Archery Complex. “I just tried to keep calm and cool and stuck with my shots.”
If you have been around the NFAA over the past few decades, you may have heard the name Bennie Mooer. Not only did Bennie serve as nearly every position in the organization but he was also a major advocate for starting the NFAA Indoor National tournament.
The 2015 Vegas Shoot showed record numbers with 2,578 registered archers, 19% growth over 2014’s 2,165 participants. The largest growth occurred in the Junior divisions with over 550 participants. This number has shown drastic increases over the last two years with 276 participants in 2013 and 417 participants in 2014. In total, the Junior divisions and the New! Young Adult Championship divisions attracted nearly 640 young archers.
The 2015 Vegas Shoot has come to an end, but some archers are still celebrating their “big checks” from the largest archery payout ever of over $275,000.
With a record setting 2,578 registered archers, the weekend was filled with exciting moments and memories that will last a lifetime.
The National Field Archery Association and Lancaster Archery Supply are excited to introduce Practice with the Pros: Vegas Edition. Join us Thursday February 5, 2015 from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the South Point Arena. Experience what it's like to shoot toe-to-toe with the World's top archers! Autograph session will begin at 6:00PM followed by an hour of shooting from 6:30-7:30PM.