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North Florida Archers “Shooter of the Year” sign up is now under way. You can sign up now through the February monthly shoot. Our first monthly shoot is this weekend January 22-23. The 22nd is Traditional day and 23rd is Compound day. You may also sign up via email to NFarchers@gmail.com

 No entry fee required. Points will be calculated for 7 of 8 monthly shoots (drop one lowest shoot score) plus the season end Championship shoot. No Tuesday night scores will be counted.

Shooter of the year will be awarded to one Male and one Female for Compound and Traditional classes.

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Next club meeting
Tuesday, Feb 01, 2022
6:00 pm
 
Next 3D Club Shoot
01/22/22 (T)raditional
01/23/22 (C)ompound
 
Tuesday Night
Working Man Shoot
5:30 pm, 10 targets
 March 15, 2022 thru
Aug 30, 2022

Looking for archery lessons?  Contact our certified instructors at
 
NFAlessons@gmail.com

TBOF Website and
Shoot Schedule

North Florida Archers
is an annual membership
club. Single/daily passes
are not available.
See our "Membership"
page for full info...

In order to preserve the 
life of our targets on the 
walk around ranges, no 
person will shoot more 
than 2 arrows per target.
 
Target repair/replacement 
is very time consuming 
and costly.
 
This policy will extend the 
life of our 3D targets so we
can continue to provide
great shooting experience 
for all our members.

Club membership cards to 
be displayed/worn while 
you are at the club. 
 
Your membership card
identifies you as a current
and valid club member.

 

 

 

Our 2022 Target Fund drive is underway.  See link at top of this page to make your donation.  Any donation is appreciated however a donation of $50 will get your name posted on our Target Fund board at the club AND will enter your name for our year end raffle of a gift card from
Green Acres Sporting Goods.

Our 2021 winner was Brandon Kuebler 

You could be our 2022 winner...

Our Certified Archery Instructors Debbie Lowe and Mike Chesser (pictured back row) hosted Girl Scout Troop 607 for an Archery merit badge workshop this past Saturday Dec 4, 2021. We are happy to report they all received certification for their merit badges. Congratulations...

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NFA provides an introductory to archery workshop about 4 times a year. If you are interested, keep an eye on this site for workshop postings or contact or instructors directly at the email below.

NFAlessons@gmail.com

We are excited to be hosting Brooks Adaptive Sports and Recreation for monthly archery sessions, serving veterans living with disability in our community. This collaboration is made possible by a grant from the Veterans Administration. These sessions will take place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:00PM – 6:00PM, starting this Oct 20, 2021.  The 20 yard target bales will be closed during this time, so please plan accordingly.

 

 

 

 

Compound Shooter of the Year
2016 Don DeLong, Abbi Williams
2017 Don DeLong, Abbi Williams
2018 Don DeLong
2019 Don DeLong, Abbi Williams
2020 Mike Shea, Abbi Williams
2021 Don DeLong, Jacob Connally, Abbi Williams
 
2022 Shooter Of The Year
   
 

 

 

 

Traditional Shooter of the Year
2016 Gene Parson, Lesa Clifford
2017 Steve Jordan, Lesa Clifford
2018 Gene Parson, Lesa Clifford
2019 Gene Parson, Lesa Clifford
2020 Mike Chesser, Debbie Lowe
2021 Justin Connally, Debbie Lowe (RB), Debbie Allen (LB)
 
2022 Shooter Of The Year

 

         

>> No Crossbows allowed, Compound and Traditional bows only  <<

Broadheads are NOT allowed anywhere on club property except the
one designated area west of the line range. >> Click here for Broadhead Area Map <<
Please don't litter, no one wants to see trash in the woods.
If you take it in... take it out.
 
Members are reminded per the North Florida Archers Membership Guidelines:
 
 Hunting is not permitted on any portion of the North Florida Archers facilities,
nor shall anyone shoot any live animal or bird for sport or target practice.
 
 Members are responsible for closing and locking the club’s access gate when
they are the last person to leave the facilities, regardless of the time of day.
 
  Members and guests shall not move any target or remove or replace any
target face  without permission from the Range officer or other club officer.

 

 

About North Florida Archers

North Florida Archers (NFA) is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to provide an opportunity for the citizens of North Florida to participate in the sport of archery.  Directed by members in good standing, the club provides facilities for both traditional and compound archers.  Sorry no crossbows allowed!

The facility is located on approximately 45 beautifully wooded acres within the Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park.  The facility features a covered target range with targets at varying distances up to 70 yards with room for targets to 100 yards.  It also has wooded shooting trails throughout the property, which feature multiple 3D targets.

NFA facilities are open from 7:00 a.m. until dark seven days a week.  Access to the facility is controlled so that members can come and go at their leisure. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other youth groups are welcome to visit and try their hand at the sport.  Coaching is offered in the finer points of archery while emphasizing the aspects of safety.

NFA has a very low membership fee for individuals and families.  Membership dues are used for facility maintenance.

Club meetings are held at 6 p.m., the first Tuesday of the month (unless holidays or special events conflict), to discuss club issues and to welcome new members. All meetings are held at the club pavilion.

The club is entirely managed by its members.  Members are encouraged to volunteer for special workdays and to help with the preparations for the monthly shoots.

For further information please browse this website, stop by the club's facilities or
call the club phone at 904-445-0001

History

The US Navy, in support of the Morale Welfare and Recreation for government personnel, established North Florida Archers in 1988.  In 1990 the facility was turned over to civilians for management and control.  Approximately 2001 the facility became part of the city of Jacksonville park system.

The property includes historical elements, including a section of the “Old Brick Road” which is a part of the history of the Jacksonville area.

Location

North Florida Archers (NFA) is located within the Tillie K. Fowler Park, 7000 Roosevelt Ave, Jacksonville, Florida.  Access to the club is across the road from the Yorktown Ave. gate of the Naval Air Station-Jacksonville (NAS-JAX).

See the LOCATION page for area maps, directions and further details.

 
Officers effective Dec 07, 2021
President - Butch White 
Vice President - Mike Chesser
Treasurer - Debbie Allen
Secretary - Debbie Lowe
Range Officer - Justin Connally
 
Board of Directors
Dan Allen, Jacob Connally, Stan Connally, Chris Crawford
John Mikolay, Shannonn Terrell, Abbi Williams, Steve Williams
 

 

 

 

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