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North Florida Archers
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Our annual North Florida Archers Christmas party is fast approaching.
 
Dec 13, 2018, 6:00pm-9:00pm.
Clay County Shrine Club
Cost per attendee $13
Payment due Dec 1st
$10 limit for gift exchange
(Man or Women)
 
Please call (904) 365-8005
to make your reservation. Be sure to leave a message with your member name and number of people attending.
 
You may also email
jdwjaxfl@gmail.com
Please write "NFA Christmas Party" as the subject of the email and again,
be sure to leave a message with your member name and number of people attending.
 
Payment of $13 per person can be
placed in an envelope and dropped
in the lockbox at the range
(under the pavilion).
Payment due Dec 1st
Please write "NFA Christmas Party"
on your envelope to help identify it
from membership payments.

Stay tuned for corrections or additions

 

 

 

Next Club Meeting
Nov 7 , 2018
 
Next 3D shoot
Annual Ethical Shoot
December 9, 2018
 

In order to preserve the
life of our targets on the
walk around ranges, no
person will shoot more
than 2 arrows per target.
 
 Target repair/replacement
is very time consuming
and costly.
 
This policy will extend the
life of our 3D targets so we
can continue to provide a
great shooting experience
for all our members.
 
 
Click above image for Youtube trailer video
 
The new Robin Hood movie
is premiering Wednesday Nov 21, 2018
 
This will be a fantastic opportunity to promote archery in general and our North Florida Archers club.
If you can make it out this
Saturday it would be great.
 
We will need a few volunteers to
put on a traditional archery
demonstration at the at New Vision
Fleming Island 12 theatre on Saturday
November 24, afternoon (3-5 p.m.)
 
If you can be a part of of the traditional
archery demonstration, please call the
club phone number (904) 460-8512 to
let Mike Chesser know you can help.
 
The theater address is
Fleming Island Theatre
1820 Town Center Boulevard
Fleming Island, FL 32003
 
Robin Hood stars Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx and Ben Mendelsohn.
www.robinhood.movie/
 
 
 
 
2018 Shooter Of The Year
current standings 09/04
 
>> Compound <<
Don Delong 3515
Robert Keaton 2647
Mike Hicks 1929
Hector Leon 481
Shannon Terrell 393

 

   

 

 

 

   
 
2018 Shooter Of The Year
current standings 09/04
 
>> Traditional <<
Lesa Clifford 3477 (w)
Debbie Lowe 3209 (w)
Christine Booras 582 (w)
Debbie Allen 509 (w)
 
Gene Parson 4188
Mike Chesser 4119
Steve Jordan 3693
Billy Loudermilk 3379
Jim Parsons 3186
 
         

>> No Crossbows allowed, Compound and Traditional bows only  <<

Broadheads are NOT allowed anywhere on club property except the
one designated area west of the line range. >> Click here for Broadhead Area Map <<
Please don't litter, no one wants to see trash in the woods.
If you take it in... take it out.
 
Members are reminded per the North Florida Archers Membership Guidelines:
 
 Hunting is not permitted on any portion of the North Florida Archers facilities,
nor shall anyone shoot any live animal or bird for sport or target practice.
 
 Members are responsible for closing and locking the club’s access gate when
they are the last person to leave the facilities, regardless of the time of day.
 
  Members and guests shall not move any target or remove or replace any
target face  without permission from the Range officer or other club officer.

 

 

About North Florida Archers

North Florida Archers (NFA) is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to provide an opportunity for the citizens of North Florida to participate in the sport of archery.  Directed by members in good standing, the club provides facilities for both traditional and compound archers.  Sorry no crossbows allowed!

The facility is located on approximately 45 beautifully wooded acres within the Tillie K. Fowler Regional Park.  The facility features a covered target range with targets at varying distances up to 70 yards with room for targets to 100 yards.  It also has wooded shooting trails throughout the property, which feature multiple 3D targets.

NFA facilities are open from 7:00 a.m. until dark seven days a week.  Access to the facility is controlled so that members can come and go at their leisure. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other youth groups are welcome to visit and try their hand at the sport.  Coaching is offered in the finer points of archery while emphasizing the aspects of safety.

NFA has a very low membership fee for individuals and families.  Membership dues are used for facility maintenance.

Club meetings are held at 6 p.m., the first Wednesday of the month (unless holidays or special events conflict), to discuss club issues and to welcome new members. All meetings are held at the club pavilion.

The club is entirely managed by its members.  Members are encouraged to volunteer for special workdays and to help with the preparations for the monthly shoots.

For further information please browse this website, stop by the club's facilities or
call the club phone at 904-460-8512

History

The US Navy, in support of the Morale Welfare and Recreation for government personnel, established North Florida Archers in 1998.  In 1990 the facility was turned over to civilians for management and control.  Approximately 2001 the facility became part of the city of Jacksonville park system.

The property includes historical elements, including a section of the “Old Brick Road” which is a part of the history of the Jacksonville area.

Location

North Florida Archers (NFA) is located within the Tillie K. Fowler Park, 7000 Roosevelt Ave, Jacksonville, Florida.  Access to the club is across the road from the Yorktown Ave. gate of the Naval Air Station-Jacksonville (NAS-JAX).

 

See the LOCATION page for area maps, directions and further details.

Officers
President - Mike Chesser 
Vice President - Will Clifford
Treasurer - Lesa Clifford
Secretary - Don Williams
Senior Range Officer - Ben Butler
 

 

Chairman of the Board - Billy Loudermilk

 

Board of directors
Gary Beckenbaugh, Scott Carnes, Mike Cieslinski, Rick Crose,
Brian Eckert, Johnie Johnson, Hector Leon, Harvey Like, Debra Lowe
Dan Makley, Tim Perkins, Allen Sparkman, Shannon Terrell, Steve Williams
 

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