Michigan DNR Hosts Sixth Annual State Virtual Archery Tournament


The Department of Natural Resources is now accepting online registration forMichigan’s sixth annual State Virtual Archery Tournament. The tournament, for students enrolled at schools participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), will take place Jan. 30 through March 18, 2012.

To register for the state virtual tournament, please go to http://nasptournaments.org and click on Michigan and Log In to register.  The 2012 State Virtual Tournament guidelines can be found at www.michigan.gov/archery.

Teams will be separated by grade level division (4-6, 7-8 and 9-12) and must be comprised of 16 to 24 students with at least five team members of the opposite gender. Schools unable to field a team will be permitted to register students to compete individually.

Team and individual tournament champions will be awarded trophies, medals and other prizes.

Teams who place first, or who obtain a qualifying score as well as individual male and female archers placing in the top five places per division, will be invited to participate in the NASP National Tournament.  The national tournament will be held May 11-12 inLouisville,Ky.and teams and individuals will be competing for many prizes, including college scholarships.

For more information, contact Mary Emmons at (517) 241-9477 or [email protected], or visit www.michigan.gov/archery.

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