Group To Host Women’s-Only Archery Day March 15

Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks

EMPORIA ­–-(Ammoland.com)- The Flint Hills Gobblers chapter of Women in the Outdoors (WITO) invites women with an interest in archery to attend a fun and informative one-day event, Saturday, March 15 at Dry Creek Sporting Clays, 1257 Road 137 in Emporia. Women, age 13 and older, will learn bow basics and safety, how to purchase a bow, where to shoot, and will receive hands-on instruction. Following instruction, attendees will have the opportunity to shoot FITA and 3D targets, as well as participate in friendly, non-competitive games.

The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is required, and the event is limited to the first 50 who sign-up by calling Tami Cushenberry at (620) 343-9156 or emailing fhwito@yahoo.com. The cost to attend is $60 for non-WITO members age 18 or older (includes membership to WITO), $25 for WITO members age 18 or older, and $25 for participants age 13-17 (includes Jakes membership to National Wild Turkey Federation). Lunch will be provided and women do not need a bow to attend, however those who have bows are encouraged to bring them.

Participants will also have the opportunity to meet fellow female archer, Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail.

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