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Upcoming events:

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Dec 1             Clearwater                          Florida Senior Games   
Online registration is expected to be open in August, 2018
Dec 7,8,9       Everglades                          Everglades Open  
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Jan 19-20      Gator                                   Unmarked 3-D   Register Online Now

 Recent results:

Oct 20-21      Ft Lauderdale                    Target
 
Sep 22-23      Newberry                           FITA 

Aug 18-19     Newberry                                 FITA Field  


7 July                 Newberry              State JOAD

May/June        Multiple Sites                       Southeast Sectional Field

9-10 June          Gainesville/Newberry        Florida Sunshine State Games 

19-20 May        Gainesville        Gator                                        FAA Field     
 


Information:

The 2019 Marked 3-D has been moved one week forward to 30-31 March.  It was previously on the date of the Ft Benning ASA shoot.

Results from the FITA Field have been posted, records and shooter of the year have been updated.

National Senior Games - Shooting Dates - 
Albuquerque, New Mexico June 14-22, 2019.

Activity Friday, 6/14 Saturday, 6/15 Sunday, 6/16 Monday, 6/17 Tuesday, 6/18 Wednesday, 6/19 Thursday, 6/20 Friday, 6/21 Saturday, 6/22
Athlete Check-In 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p 7:00a - 7:00p
Athlete Village 8:00a - 5:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p 8:00a - 6:00p
Flame Arrival 6:30pm                
Celebration of Athletes               7:00pm  
ARCHERY Practice: Compound Release  M/W All Ages
(9:00am-4:00pm)
Compound Release
M/W All Ages
Compound Release
M/W All Ages
Practice: Recurve
M/W All Ages
9:00am-4:00pm
Recurve
M/W All Ages
Recurve
M/W All Ages
Practice: Barebow Recurve
Compound Fingers
Barebow Compound
M/W All Ages  (9am-4pm)
Barebow Recurve
Compound Fingers
Barebow Compound
M/W All Ages
Barebow Recurve
Compound Fingers
Barebow Compound
M/W All Ages
                   

August 2018 RELEASE

2019 State Shoots

19-20 Jan Gainesville Gator Bowmen FAA Unmarked 3-D  
1-3 Feb Newberry Easton Newberry FAA Newberry Open Vegas
1-3 Mar Miami Springs Miami Springs FAA Indoor Champ + SE Indoor
1-3 Mar Newberry Easton Newberry FAA Indoor Champ + SE Indoor
23-24 Mar Tallahassee Tallahassee Archers FAA Marked 3-D
23-24 Mar Ft Lauderdale Ft Lauderdale Archers FAA Marked 3-D
13-14 Apr Bunnell Flagler Archers FAA International 
25-26 May Gainesville Gator Bowmen FAA Field
25-26 May Gainesville Gator Bowmen SE Field
8-Jun Newberry Easton Newberry FAA JOAD CH @ Sunshine Gms
8-9 Jun Gainesville/Newberry Gator/Newberry Sunshine State Games
14-23 Jun Albuquerque NM NSGA National Senior Games
21-22 Sep Newberry Easton Newberry FAA FITA Ch
26-27 Oct Ft Lauderdale Ft Lauderdale FAA Target Ch
16-17 Nov Newberry Easton Newberry FAA FITA Field Ch
7-Dec
Florida Senior Games 
13-15 Dec Homestead Everglades Open (IFAA Rules)

Congratulations to Jacob Marlow.  He won Pro Freestyle against 120 of the best at the NFAA National Indoors.
Jacob Marlow Jacob Marlow



Tatyana Muntyan won Adult Female Olympic at the NFAA National Indoors.

Florida Archery Association membership totals:

Total Members = 1454

 

NFAA TOTALS

N = 712

Both = 138   

NFAA Total = 850

 

USA Archery TOTALS

Active = 89

Both = 138

Not active = 501

USA Archery Total = 728

 

Inactive FAA Life = 13


Archery News.   Tatyana Muntyan.

https://worldarchery.org/news/156551/seoul-olympian-tatyana-muntyan-shoots-world-indoors-after-15-year-hiatus


Frank Gandy had a triple bypass about a month ago.  Margaret might bring him to the Marked 3-D to say hello to folks.

Update on Bill Bishop. He had a tumor the size of a large lemon on the brain. The Dr. Removed it the 21st of March , 2917. He is doing real good, however he does not drive any more, he totaled his w 2017 Camry. The one thing he lost was the peripheral vision in both eyes on the left side. We hope you are doing well. Happy New Year.

Newberry is hosting the 2018 USA Archery Collegiate Championship May 17-20, 2018.

Tim has 50 License Plate Frames in stock -  Cost each = $5

     “I’D RATHER BE BOWHUNTING” on top

    “Florida Archery Association” on bottom




Just came back from the NFAA National Meeting.  Really disappointed.  Directors practically passed everything placed in front of them.  In my opinion, one bad idea after another (except for mine of course).  NFAA got rid of Competitive Bowhunter (one anchor point and no sight), Bowhunter Freestyle Limited, Longbow, all kids Compound Limited Freestyle classes, Pro Olympic (put in because the Pro Rep promised us the Olympic shooters who never came) and Pro Limited Freestyle.  Dues were raised but that is the cost of doing business.  Costs have gone up and we haven't raised NFAA dues in years.  Here are the unofficial minutes from the meeting that I received from Tim.  Click Here.


2018 Shoots.

Aug 18-19     Newberry                            FITA Field
 Sep 22-24      Newberry                           FITA
Oct 20-21      Ft Lauderdale                    Target
Dec 1             Clearwater                          Florida Senior Games
Dec 7,8,9       Everglades                          NAFAC/Everglades Open



 

Congratulations to Andre' Shelby.  He won a Olympic Gold medal at the Paralympics.  Way to go!


Melanie White and Bill Kelly entered the FAA Hall of Fame

Where are Florida members ----

Location of Florida Archers


If you shop with Amazon you can help the NFAA Foundation at no cost to you.  Go to smile.amazon.com and select the NFAA Foundation. 

Remember, if you want Amazon to donate to National Field Archery Association Foundation, you need to start each shopping session at the URL http://smile.amazon.com, and they will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases.

Added the ability to pay for shoots.
Choice 1: Trip for 1 to any 2 of the 2015 Indoor World Cups. 
 
Choice 2: 7-Day Trip for 1 on a South African Safari

Choice 3: $5,000 Cash Prize
Shopping for Christmas for your favorite archer?
Buy your tickets by January 1, 2014 for an "early bird" chance at a $100 NFAA apparel gift card to use at nfaausa.com. Early bird winners will still be eligible for the grand prize. 

 

For prize details or to purchase your raffle tickets, visit www.supportarchery.org

 



NFAA is looking for hunting pictures for the Archery magazine.  If you have some you would like to share, please send them to Tim or Oliver with text of who is in the picture, where it was (the State the animal was shot in <not - it was alive> we are not looking for the address of your hunting site) and what kind of animal if it is not obvious.  I will create a Hunting Picture page and of course the Release would want to use the picture as well.  Thanks.  Oliver.



FLORIDA ARCHERY ASSOCIATION NFAA's KOA Campground is operational and listed on the KOA website.  NFAA is a 20% minority owner.  All archers attending any of the Tournaments get a 10% archery discount at the KOA.

The way that I was previously placing pictures on the website was tedious and time consuming and as you have noticed I have not been posting them on the website for quite some time.  However, I have been saving all of the pictures that people have sent me waiting for time to place them on the website. 

I appreciate all of the pictures that I have been sent and know that the you appreciate seeing them. 

I am trying something new, quick and convenient (yes, there is such a thing) for pictures.  Every picture that I had waiting to be posted has now been posted and is viewable on the website.  Please take a look and see what you think.

That said.  We are now ready to post pictures quickly, conveniently and timely onto the website: so please send me your tired, your poor huddled pictures waiting to be viewed by all.

Take a look at www.floridaarchery.org/pictures.htm

Oliver


Any FAA member who wishes to forgo receiving a hard copy of the Release in the mail may do so by sending Tim an email requesting you be taken off the Release mailing list.  

This needs to be passed around and acted upon -   It is specifically against NFAA rules to draw above horizontal... it's also against NAA rules.   The practice of drawing a bow up in the air is unsafe, and many archers do it due to heavy poundage or simply out of bad habit.   Pushing the bow out with the bow arm... or better yet, pushing it slightly downward... can assist in drawing it back.   One arrow loosed high in the air and killing or damaging property three blocks away can set our sport back for years... much less ruin the day of the individual with the bow and the individual harmed by it!

I have created a new page for Archery Instruction.  We get a lot of queries about archery coaching.  If you would like to be added, please let me know.

With new automatic SPAM blockers, many of our members aren't receiving messages I send out to FAA email list.   If you used to get emails from Tim and you haven't seen one lately your email might have Tim blocked out by your SPAM Blocker will either need to list me (flarchery@earthlink.net) as an acceptable incoming address or will need to go to the FAA Website to get current information.  Tim.


Is it legal or illegal?  What happens when a rule is questioned



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