Archery competition

The MacKenzie Center will host an archery competition and events on July 22.

On July 22, along with support from archery vendors, local businesses and the National Archery in the Schools Program, the Friends of MacKenzie will be hosting a 3-D Archery Competition and Youth Event.

The competition runs from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with registration open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

There will be seven classes for the competition: Youth Female 12 and under, Youth Male 12 and under, Youth Female 13-16, Youth Male 13-16, Adult Bowhunter Female, Adult Bowhunter Male and an Open Competition Class. There will prizes or trophies for each class.

Youth events will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on the day of the competition.

In addition, kids or adults can be paired one-on-one with an instructor who will show them how to shoot and other archery techniques. There will be bows for kids to use, a craft area, a shed hunt, and aerial archery for kids and adults to participate in. For more information or to register, go to www.friendsofmackenzie.org/event/3d-archery-competition.

-Dan Martinson

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