Archery club hosts Sunday shoot

Local archers will gather for a “Last Chance” 3D archery shoot at 7B Ranch in Webster City for the final event hosted by the Border Brigade Archery Club before the club attends the Fall Festival in Pine Lake.

Border Brigade Archery Club founder and president Kent Schell said the event is a warmup for many archers before they go to the Fall Festival. There, the Iowa Bowhunters Association will host a shoot the first weekend in August.

“This is a good last chance to practice and get your bow tuned up before people go out and shoot for trophies and money,” Schell said.

At the shoot on Sunday, with registration from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Border Brigade Archery Club will invite archers of all ages and skill levels. The shoot will host 40 targets, water stops and a 50/50 novelty shot event. Food and beverages will be available on site.

The club will also host a team event on Aug. 18. They will also host an archery demonstration at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Claude Horse Arena. At the demonstration, the club will go over many of the general facets of archery, discuss different types of bows and give some of the club’s younger members a chance to shoot.

“We’ll maybe pull some people out of the audience and let them try it,” Schell said. “That’s what we’re here for, to promote archery.”