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Congratulations to

North Florida Archers member

Andre Shelby.

 Andre's fine shooting has pulled him through the qualification rounds to become a member of Team USA and represent the United States at the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo, Japan, August 24 thru Sept 5, 2021

The link below is to an article about Andre 
and his path to competitive archery.

Stars and Strips - Andre Shelby

Best of luck Andre, we're all pulling for you...

 

 

 

UPDATED to add Senior Classes

NFA Compound Championship

Aug 7 & 8, 2021

click here for info

Some shoot events have been rescheduled

The NFA Compound 3D Championship originally scheduled for December 4-5 is now scheduled for August 7-8 in place of a monthly 3D club shoot.
click here for info

The Extreme Shoot originally scheduled for Aug 22 is now scheduled for Nov 7th in place of the Ethical 3D shoot.

The Ethical 3D shoot originally scheduled for Nov 7th may either be rescheduled or cancelled. Further notice will follow at a later date.

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Next Club Meeting
Aug 3, 2021
7:00 pm
 
Next 3D Club Shoot
Aug 7-8, 2021
3D Compound Championship
Compound archers only
 
Working Man Shoot
every Tuesday Night
Through 08/31/21
5:30 pm, 10 targets
$10 cash payout
5$ fun shoot
 

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

TBOF Website and
2021 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.

 

 
 

Congratulations to North Florida Archers
member Gene Parson (pictured center).
 
Gene had a great ASA State Shoot this past weekend  shooting "Super Senior Known"
 
Gene is now the 2021 
Florida State Champion
and Shooter of the Year
 
Also with a fine showing were:
Charles Leeper 2nd place Hunter SOY
Jack Dunham 2nd place Novice
 
Great shooting to all of you.
 
 

While North Florida Archers does provide a 
broadhead area for practice, this area is for 
traditional style broadheads only. Due to the 
extreme damage done to our targets, 
TOXIC BROADHEADS or other DESTRUCTIVE 
broadheads are not permitted on 
 North Florida Archers property.

 
Ask yourself "Would I shoot my personal targets with this broadhead?". Please do your part to preserve your club's assets.

ATTENTION MEMBERS

 For all future tournaments (Monthly shoots, Tuesday night shoots, etc.) the front walk around ranges will be closed until after all shooters are in and all tournament targets have been pulled. This will insure the safety of all parties. Thank you for your cooperation.

NFA - 2021
Don't forget, Compound and Traditional 
Shoots are now split into different 
days (same weekend). Shoot day for each class is listed on the Event Calendar 
 
Also:
Compound scoring is ASA 5, 8, 10, 12 
Traditional scoring is IBO 5, 8, 10, 11
 
Keep an eye on our Event Calendar,
this website and our Facebook page
to stay informed as to who shoots when.
 
links at left...

 

North Florida Archers now has
a dedicated walk back tuning lane.
 
The ~75 yard tuning lane is located
on the north/south road
near the broadhead range.

click below for full size photos

 

 

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 Abbi Williams
 
 
2021 Shooter Of The Year 06/14/21
   Men's Known 45
Don DeLong 2358
Mike Shea 2208
Jackson Fraser 1859
Gene Parson 1400 
 
   Men's Known 40
Jacob Connally 1738
Josh Cagel 1708
Daniel Cheung 610
 

 

 

 

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 Debbie Lowe (RB), Debbie Allen (LB)
 
 
2021 Shooter Of The Year 06/14/21
   Men's Recurve
Justin Connally 2034
Butch White 1901
Dan Allen 905
Mike Chesser 512

 

         

>> 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 Wednesday 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 Feb 3, 2021
President - Butch White 
Vice President - Mike Shea
Treasurer - Debbie Allen
Secretary - Debbie Lowe
Senior Range Officer - Justin Connally
 

 

Chairman of the Board - Mike Chesser

 

Board of Directors
Dan Allen, Josh Cagle, Jacob Connally, Stan Connally, Mike Hutchison
John Mikolay, Shannonn Terrell, Abbi Williams, Don Williams, Steve Williams
 

 

 

 

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