National Field Archery Association

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The National Field Archery Association is a field archery organization in the United States. Founded in 1939, it is a non-profit organization. It consists of 49 chartered state organizations and nearly 1,000 affiliated clubs. It is also a member of the International Field Archery Association and an allied organization of USA Archery.[1] Members receive its quarterly magazine, Archery.[2]

The NFAA supports a variety of archery styles: Barebow, Freestyle, Freestyle Limited, Freestyle Bowhunter, Traditional, Freestyle Limited Recurve and Crossbow.[3]

In conjunction with the Easton Development Foundation (ESDF), the NFAA awards scholarships to student archers participating in competitive archery programs. Grants are also available to Olympic, PanAmerica and World Team members, who have graduated from college.[4]

In 2007 the NFAA, the Easton Sports Development Foundation and the City of Yankton teamed to create a Regional Archery Center of Excellence in Yankton, South Dakota.[5] In 2011 they expanded and the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center now provides three outdoor field ranges, a 3D range, two FITA ranges, a 90m indoor range, classroom and fitness areas, an art studio and the NFAA Foundation Archery Museum.[6]

There are state chapters within the NFAA that hold state level tournaments, such as the Ohio Archers Association (OAA).


  1. ^ "Our Purpose | NFAA". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  2. ^ "Membership | NFAA". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  3. ^ "CONSTITUTION and BY-LAWS of the NATIONAL FIELD ARCHERY ASSOCIATION, Forty-third Edition" (PDF). National Field Archery Association. 2017–2019. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  4. ^ "ESDF-NFAA Scholarship Application and Program Guidelines | Easton Foundations". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  5. ^ "National Field Archery Association & Easton Sports Development Foundation Announce a Regional Center of Archery Excellence in Yankton South Dakota | Easton Foundations". Retrieved 2018-02-01.
  6. ^ "NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex". Retrieved 2018-02-01.

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