🏹 2nd TIFAM All Ireland Archery Festival – Unleash Your Inner Archer! 🏹

Join us for an unforgettable weekend of arrows and adventure at the 2nd TIFAM All Ireland Archery Festival, proudly organized by The Irish Field Archery Monthly in partnership with Black Castle Archers Thurles.

📅 When: September 7-8, 2024
📍 Where: Near Thurles, R498 road (Exact location: 52°42’20.5 “N 7°52’38.2 “W)

🌟 What’s in store for you:

Saturday Spectacle (Open to the Public):

🏹 Workshops and Demonstrations: From string making to compound bow techniques, experts will guide you through the art of archery.

🎯 Laszlo Long Distance Shoot Challenge: Witness archers pushing their limits in this thrilling long-distance competition. This year, it’s exceptionally curated by Ken, but don’t worry, Laszlo will reprise the role in the following installment.

🔄 Buy & Sell Area: Discover hidden gems and sell your previously loved archery equipment. A perfect opportunity to upgrade or find unique pieces!

🎙️ Live Podcasts: Tune in for live podcasts covering all things archery, featuring interviews with seasoned archers, equipment experts, and event highlights.

🛍️ Free Stall Spaces: Calling all archery shops and artisans! We’re offering free stall spaces for archery-related businesses and local arts and crafts vendors. Showcase your products, share your passion, and engage with a diverse audience of archery enthusiasts and art lovers.

☑️ Archery Associations and Clubs Stands: We extend a warm invitation to all archery associations to present themselves at dedicated stands. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with the community, share information, and foster collaboration. Similarly, archery clubs, regardless of their affiliation, are welcome to set up their stands to showcase their unique offerings and connect with potential members.

🍔 Catering and Coffee Kiosk: Energize your archery adventure with a variety of delicious food options and a dedicated coffee kiosk. Refuel with mouthwatering meals, snacks, and your favorite caffeinated beverages. Relax, recharge, and savor the flavors of the festival.

Sunday Showdown (Registered Archers Only):

🏹 3D Archery Tournament: For registered archers and members of the archery organization, it’s time to showcase your skills and compete for glory.

🎟️ Sunday Lottery: Don’t miss the exciting lottery on Sunday with lots of fantastic prizes to be won! Sponsored by Avalon Archery and Bohning, this year’s festival promises even more excitement. We hope more sponsors will join before the start of the 2nd edition!

🏕️ Camping: Get the full festival experience by camping at the site! Camping facilities will be available from Friday afternoon, providing you with a convenient and immersive stay throughout the weekend.

🏆 TIFAM Youth Merit Cup Launch: Announcing the launch of the special TIFAM Youth Merit Cup! This annual award is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the achievements of young archers. Sponsored by TIFAM, the Youth Merit Cup aims to inspire and support the next generation of archery enthusiasts. Stay tuned for more details on how young archers can participate and shine in this exciting pursuit.

🎉 Why Attend?

🤝 Networking: Connect with fellow archery enthusiasts, professionals, and associations.

🌈 Fun for All Ages: Whether you’re a seasoned archer, an art aficionado, or a curious beginner, there’s something for everyone.

🍔 Food and Entertainment: Enjoy delicious meals, snacks, and a festive atmosphere throughout the festival grounds.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this archery extravaganza! Mark your calendars, gather your bows, and join us for a weekend filled with excitement, camaraderie, live podcasts, camping, free stall spaces, and the chance to score amazing archery deals at the Buy & Sell area!

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