Happy New Year!
The Colorado Virtual Archery in the Schools Tournament is happening on-line starting in just a couple weeks. We have FABULOUS prizes - bows, equipment, shirts and more for top scoring individuals and teams. Please consider participating! See the details below.
Congratulations to the 6 schools that were awarded 2011 equipment grants! Palmer Elementary, South High School, Renaissance School, Galileo School of Math and Science, Gunnison Middle School and Evergreen Middle Schools are all ordering equipment for their schools now.
As always, if you have questions, please contact your Regional Education Coordinators (see the Quick Links section).
Colorado Archery in the Schools Program State Coordinator
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Archery in the Schools Virtual Tournament!
January 16 - March 16, 2012
Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites all Colorado schools participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) to participate in our first Colorado State Tournament. The 2012 virtual tournament gives every student that participates in the NASP® curriculum during the school day the chance to compete with other archers around the state and the opportunity to qualify for the 2012 National Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Colorado State NASP® Tournament is also inviting community groups and after school programs to participate, although these types of programs are not eligible to qualify for the NASP® National Tournament.
Participation in this type of tournament is simple. Using the rules below, you simply run your own tournament at your school sometime between January 16 and March 16. Once completed, then you access the tournament web page and submit scores for each archer. For every archer you entered there is a $1.25 processing fee that you will be required to pay upon score submission.
NASP® in District 51
Local Partnerships Make Archery Happen in Grand Junction
Thanks to the hard work of Frank McGee, Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager, several local agencies, companies and non-profits came together to help purchase District 51 with not just a classroom set of archery equipment for the National Archery in the Schools Program® but also a transport trailer for storage!
Local sponsors include:
- Colorado Parks and Wildlife
- Grand Junction Lion's Club
- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Colorado Mule Deer Association
- National Wild Turkey Federation (Western Slope Chapter)
- EnCana Oil & Gas (Parachute, CO)
- Red Rock Archery
The trailer allows Grand Junction area schools to share the equipment throughout the school year. The total value of the donation is about $7,000.
P.E. Academic Standards Correlations
Ever want to prove to your administrators that this program meets the requirements you have for your class?
We have created a standards correlation to the Colorado Academic Standards for grades 5 - high school to the NASP® curriculum.