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April meeting - Special Vote
We will be holding a vote to affiliate
North Florida Archers with the
International Bowhunting Organization (IBO).  We believe this will elevate
our club and set the course for a
great future for North Florida Archers!
If you are not familiar with the IBO,
you can visit their website at http://www.ibo.net/
All are welcome to attend the meeting
April 04, 2018
Be there for your input and your vote.


By-Laws Review and Update
North Florida Archers has formed a committee to review and update the club's by-laws. That process is currently underway. The committee has put together an updated draft. If you would like to review the proposed changes you can click on the "By-Laws" link shown below. That link will send you to a PDF copy of the proposed document for your review. If you have any input for suggested changes or additions, please forward them to the
NFA By-Laws committee chairman at: jdwjaxfl@gmail.com

By-Laws document here

As of January 1st, 2018, annual
membership dues are $60 for
individual memberships, $75 for family memberships, effective on your renewal date.


Next Club Meeting
April 4, 2018
Next 3D shoot
April 8, 2018
Annual Tom Swift
Traditional Rendezvous
April 13-15
Working Man Shoot
Every Tuesday Night
Begins Mar 13
Ends Aug 28
6:00 pm - 10 targets
$10 cash payout
$5 fun shoot

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 a
great shooting experience
for all our members.

2017 Shooter of the Year
>> Compound <<
 Don DeLong
>> Traditional <<
Steve Jordan


We are using a roving mulligan system this year for our shoots, including the Tuesday night Working Man shoot. We will not not have a designated mulligan on the course. You take your ONE mulligan shot at whichever target you wish to use it on, at the time you need to use it. You can not come back and take your mulligan at a later time, including after you have finished the course. If you have not used it after completing the course,  you lose it. Your mulligan shot will replace your original shot on that target even if your mulligan shot results in a lower score. The mulligan shot must be marked on your scorecard as an "M" next to your score for that target



>> 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 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.  The club can provide more information please call (904) 307-9755

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 904-254-0347


The US Navy, in support of the Morale Welfare and Recreation for government personnel, established North Florida Archers in 1998.  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.


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.

President - Mike Chesser 
Vice President - Will Clifford
Treasurer - Lesa Clifford
Secretary - Don Williams
Senior Range Officer - Ben Butler


Chairman of the Board - Billy Loudermilk


Board of directors
Gary Beckenbaugh, Scott Carnes, Mike Cieslinski, Rick Crose,
Brian Eckert, Johnie Johnson, Hector Leon, Harvey Like, Debra Lowe
Dan Makley, Tim Perkins, Allen Sparkman, Shannon Terrell, Steve Williams

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