Josh Nelson of Iron River shot a perfect score of 25 on his last target of the day at the Upper Peninsula Field Archery Association tournament on Jan. 29 at Camp Gibbs. (Stebbins photo)
IRON RIVER—On Sunday, Jan. 29, the Ojibway Archers hosted an Upper Peninsula Field Archery Association tournament.
Archers from all over the Upper Peninsula attended. The tournament involves shooters of all ages.
Archers under 12 years of age shoot at 10 yards, while 12 years of age and over shoot at 20 targets. Individuals may choose targets that are either five smaller spots or a target with one large spot. A total of 70 arrows are shot.
“We have beginners to pros shooting at our tournaments,” said Sheree Stebbins of the group, “You do not have to be a member of a club or association to shoot. Shooting fees are $6 for adults and $3 for kids under 18. All archers are welcome.”
The next shoot is on March 4. Shooting lines are at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Steak dinners with all the sides including dessert are available all throughout the day for $10. Hamburgers with chips are also available for $3.
The Ojibway Archers’ clubhouse is located at Camp Gibbs, 7.3 miles north of U.S. 2 on Gibbs City Road.
For more information, call Greg or Sheree Stebbins at (906) 367-0681, or stop in at Zippidy Duda’s to talk to Jim Duda about this event.