Outdoors
5:35 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Participation Doubles For Illinois Archery Tournament

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will host the National Archery in the Schools Program  Illinois State Tournament on Saturday, March 22 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. According to a news release from DNR, participation continues to grow as 873 archers from 32 schools have qualified to compete. The 2013 State Tournament drew about 700 archers; 400 students competed in 2012.

Credit Flickr user / Ben Sutherland (CC BY 2.0)

Qualifying schools include:

Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire
Armstrong Potomac Grade School
Armstrong Potomac High School
Athens High School
Canton High School
Canton Ingersoll Middle School
Centennial High School, Champaign
Central High School, Champaign
Chicago Military Academy
Cuba High School
Evansville Attendance Center
Ewing Grade School
Foreman High School, Chicago
Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School
Georgetown-Ridge Farm Middle School
Highland Middle School
Jefferson Middle School, Champaign
Lane Tech College Prep, Chicago
Lewistown
Mark Bills Middle School, Peoria
Metamora St. Mary’s
Metamora Township High School
Next Generation School, Champaign
Oswego High School
Phoenix Military Academy, Chicago
Pinckneyville High School
Pinckneyville Junior High School
Riverton High School
Roberto Clemente High School, Chicago
Schlarman Academy, Danville
Tremont High School
Washington Middle School, Springfield