2016 NASP National Youth Archery Tournament Breaks All Records

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPOver a 3-day period last week, multiple world records were broken in Louisville, Kentucky. The world’s largest indoor archery ranges, totaling more than a half-mile were set-up in just 20 hours at Kentucky’s Exposition Center. Then, over the next three days student archers broke the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) national tournament record with 12,897 archers (up 7%). The NASP®/IBO 3D Challenge (“3D Challenge”) hosted 3,416 shooters (up 20%), and Centershot Ministries (archery in the church) had 953 archers (up 1,200%). Archers from 909 schools in 41 states and Washington D.C. competed, in these, the worlds largest archery tournaments! Female participation at Nationals was 47%, another record for NASP® by two points! [Read more…]

NASP Academic Archer Program Concludes with Over 8500 Students Enrolled

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPUS and International response from educators and coaches to NASP’s new Academic Archer program has been outstanding! Registration concluded for the 2015/2016 school year on April 30th with 8,517 students enrolled into the program. Educators from 38 US states and two Canadian Provinces implemented the NASP Academic Archer Program with their students. [Read more…]

Virginia School Places 1st at NASP World Tournament

Virginia School Places 1st at NASP World TournamentAn archery team from Virginia’s Ronald Reagan Middle School in Prince William County beat teams from Canada, the United Kingdom, Namibia, South Africa, and the United States to win the 3D Archery Challenge at the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) World Tournament held in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday. [Read more…]

Hunter Ed Course Supports Youth Through NASP Team

Hunter Ed CourseThe online hunter education company, HunterEdCourse.com, supported youth involvement in the outdoors with sponsorship of the Simon Kenton High School National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) team and school tournament held in Independence, Kentucky.

Through the support of Hunter Ed Course sponsoring the team, it provided team member Abby Voltz, with the opportunity that led to earning an archery scholarship at Midway College in Midway, Kentucky. Over 20 other team members also benefited with being introduced to archery and competition. [Read more…]

Pope & Young Club Announces Continued Support for NASP

The Pope & Young Club announces continued support for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®).

Chatfield, MN — The Pope & Young Club is proud to announce their continued support for the National Archery in the Schools Program with a grant for the twelfth consecutive year. [Read more…]

VDGIF To Host 6th Annual Virginia NASP State Tournament

Virginia Dept of Game & Inland FisheriesVDGIF To Host 6th Annual Virginia National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament March 8 at the Meadow Event Park in Doswell.

The Flights begin at 9:00 and the last scheduled Flight is 4 pm. [Read more…]

Annual student archery tournament set for Newberry

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPThe 2014 Florida National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) State Tournament will be held in Newberry Feb. 22.

The tournament will be conducted in two formats: a live tournament competition that will take place at the Easton-Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave., and a virtual tournament for school students who cannot travel. [Read more…]

NASP, IBO Partner for New NASP Student Archer Challenge

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPThe International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) and the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) have joined forces to implement an exciting additional shooting activity for student archers. Together they will launch the “NASP® IBO 3D Challenge” at the 2014 NASP® National tournament in Louisville, KY May 10-11. [Read more…]

7th Annual Harvest Festival

NASP - Winded Bowhunter - Potomac Point WineryIt’s that time of year again… For Potomac Point Winery’s 7th annual Harvest Festival!

Some of our staff will be assisting Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries running the outdoor archery range for kids. There will also me a casting course so the kids can learn to cast!

Come out today for an afternoon full of fall games, festive food, grape stomping, and tons of live music! Come celebrate this exciting harvest season with your Potomac Point family!!! [Read more…]

The National Archery in the Schools Program continues to break records

National Archery in the Schools Program NASPStudents from nearly 600 NASP schools across the United States just buried the world record they set just one year ago! Additionally, the top male archer, Jericho Vannoy from Madisonville, KY tied NASP®’s individual world record. Top teams shared the record-breaking frenzy as well. Chatsworth, Georgia’s Woodlawn Elementary School and Cadiz, Kentucky’s Trigg County High School also broke two of NASP®’s three team world records.

The 2013 NASP® National Tournament was held May 9-11 at Louisville, Kentucky’s Exposition Center. Our indoor archery range is the world’s largest at 1,350 feet because it had to accommodate the world’s largest gathering of archers at 9,426 students this year. This was larger than the number that set the Guinness World Record at last year’s NASP Nationals with 7,804 4th-12th grade student archers. [Read more…]