2014 State Marked 3-D

TOURNAMENT DATES:  26-27 April 2014

HOSTING CLUB:  Central Florida Archers

RANGE LOCATION:  Fort Meade, Florida


SHOOTING RULES/INFORMATION:  Lower Offset 12 ring.  14 ring is not in play.

DIRECTIONS:  The range is located 3.5 miles south of Ft. Meade on Highway 17 south.

SEND REGISTRATION FORM AND CHECK TO:  Florida Archery Association, Timothy O. Austin (Sec/Treas), 1710 S W 76th Ter, Gainesville FL 32607-3418.  Phone (352) 332-1969 or (352) 332-1914.  Email:  flarchery@earthlink.net

PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Mailed entries should be postmarked by April 19.

LATE-REGISTRATION:  Phoned registrations through 24 April accepted for a $2 surcharge payable at shoot.   Registration at the shoot requires full late fee at registration address or at range on Saturday.

SHOOTING SCHEDULE:    Talk at 8:00, shoot at 8:30. Saturday 20 marked targets in the morning & 20 marked in afternoon.  20 marked Sunday morning

LUNCH:  Drinks and food may be available at the shoot.

Host Motel

Davis Bros Motor Lodge in Bartow has changed its name to Stay In & Suites -   same number 863-533-0711.  LAST YEARS INFORMATION I asked if they had a special rate for Central Florida Archers and they called me back with $52 of a single and $57 for a double plus tax... works out to $58.24 for the single and $63.84 for the double including tax. Current rates for Nov 2009.  1035 N Broadway, Bartow (13 miles from range) 863/533-0711 or 800/424-0711.  - Mention Central Florida Archers for this rate.  

Best Western - Bowling Green  863-773-2378 (Ben Brown said it's a very nice motel.  A little pricey but the best.)

Other hotels in the area.  Prices are very old.

Best Western Motel 863-773-2378 at 2727 Hwy 17, Bowling Green, Florida... about 4 miles South of the range.   The AAA (and the AARP) Rate there is $80.99/night wich works out to $86.66 including tax. Current Rate for Nov 2009.

Fort Meade Motel, 220 Charleston Ave N, Ft Meade (5 miles north of range) 863/285-8040.  Rates: $40.00 - 1 bed, $50.00 - 2 beds, $60.00 - 2 bedrooms.
Super 8 Motel, 2525 SR60, Mulberry (20 miles north west of range) 863/425-2500.  Rates: $60.00 - 2 dbl beds.
Colonial Arms in Wauchula (south of range) 863/773-9758
Footed Tub (Bed and Breakfast) Fort Green 877/664-8989 or 863/767-8989.

CAMPING SITE INFO:  Prices are very old.
Central Florida Archers has primitive camping on the range (no water and no power)
Hammock Lk Mobile Home Park, 1801 HWY 17, Ft Meade (1.5 miles north of range) 863/285-9560.  They have water and power hook up but no toilet facilities.  Rate is $17.50 per night.
River Valley RV Resort, 2555 HWY 17, Wauchula (15 miles south of range) 863/773-0088.  They have water and power hook-up, as well as restroom facilities.  Rate is $20.00 per night.

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION: Maximum adult distance of 50 yards. Youth maximum distance 40 yards, and cub maximum distance 25 yards.  Scoring 12 (center), 10 (kill) , 8 (wound) and 5 (hit)  One arrow per target.  Arrow speed 280 fps w/3% tolerance.   Two minute shooting rule.  NFAA styles as per by-laws, Article VI, par Q.  NFAA membership required.  Money and trophy class will be per NFAA by-laws.  Pre-registration “no-shows” will receive refund less $2 processing fee. 

Registration fee is $25 if paid in advance, or $27 if registered and then paid at tournament.

On site registration is $35

Wilbur Duncan        863-205-6952     
Roger Niederhoff    813-419-4508

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