and experiences its largest archery tournament since the pandemic with over 15,000 archers participating in NASP® Bullseye and NASP® IBO 3D archery!
May 15, 2023
This past week, 15,492 student archers in grades 4-12 gathered in Louisville, KY to compete in Bullseye and 3D archery. 14,079 NASP® Bullseye archers submitted scores as well as 6,434 NASP® IBO 3D archers. The competition was held at the familiar Kentucky Exposition Center. These archers all earned the right to compete by advancing from state tournaments in 33 states. It was estimated that more than 40,000 friends, family, and volunteers were also present to help cheer on the student archers at the world’s largest archery tournament!
As planned in conjunction with all three national NASP® events, random $500 bullseye scholarships were awarded to Eastern National NASP® Bullseye competitors. The coaches of these random winners have been notified by email regarding the random scholarships.
For a complete description of the NASP® scholarship picture for 2023, please visit: https://www.naspschools.org/2023-scholarship
For final Eastern National Tournament NASP® bullseye results, please visit:
For final Eastern National NASP®IBO 3D Challenge results, please visit:
In addition to those competitions, Centershot Ministries also conducted Bullseye and 3D archery competitions with over 2,200 student archers competing.
Centershot and NASP® also combined to offer the second-ever JROTC Eastern Championship with over 200 cadets participating.
During the NASP® awards program, the On Target for Life Award winners (OTFLA) were announced, OTFLA is a NASP® recognition program that recognizes students and adults who make a positive impact in their home NASP® programs.
View the 2023 OTFLA details.
NASP® would like to thank its medal level sponsors for their contributions to the Eastern Tournament this year. These dedicated and supportive sponsors make events like our national tournaments possible.
View more Information on this year’s NASP® tournament sponsors.
Looking ahead, the NASP® Open Championship Tournament will be held June 8-10, 2023, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
More information can be found on this exciting event at: https://www.naspschools.org/event/open-championship-2022/
For more information on NASP® news and events, please visit: https://www.naspschools.org