Elk Country Alliance organizes an archery competition
ELK COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Keystone Elk Country Alliance has combined fitness and archery to create a multi-day challenge.
The first annual Elk Country Alliance Archery Challenge is a three day event. Competitors face various challenges to win a check for $250, a cooler, a backpack and a trail camera. There is a 3D recreational trail open to the public as well as youth events, vendors etc.
For a full list of events and challenge descriptions, read below:
Friday July 29:
- 2pm-4pm – Check-in/check-in
- 3 p.m.-8 p.m. – 3D course open (on registration only)
- 4:00 p.m. Welcome course/challenge competition
Saturday July 30:
- 7:30-8:30 a.m. – Check-in/check-in
- 8:30 a.m. – Welcome and opening ceremonies
- 9pm-1:30pm – Qualifying rounds for head-to-head races
- 10am-6pm – 3D course open to pre-registered shooters & general public
- 3:00 p.m. – Semi-final and final for head-to-head races
Sunday July 31:
- 9:00 a.m. – Challenge race pack
- 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – 3D course open to pre-registered shooters & the general public
- 1 p.m. – Closing ceremonies & draws
Those who enter will face a variety of challenges. Each requires different skills, making sure the competition is fair.
Challenge course – Competitors will traverse several different obstacles, including shooting challenges while being timed.
Head-to-head races – Competitors will be paired in side-by-side timed races. The races will include sprints, shot saves and agility challenges.
pack race – Competitors will run approx. 2 miles with a weighted bag and will perform various archery shots.
3D course – Accessible to competitors or the general public. This 30 target course will test shooting skills.
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The grand prize is offered to both a high level competitor and a high level competitor.