May 27-29, 2022
Updated March 21, 2022:
The 2022 Bowhunters Festival is scheduled for Memorial Day weekend.
Online Registration has closed. Registration is available on-site.
If you would like to get involved with the Appling Archers mission, there are opportunities! You can volunteer to help at a shoot, work a clean up day, or donate items that can be used as giveaways or prizes, for a hunting and archery type of crowd. Please use the Contact Us on this website or look us up on Facebook ‘Appling Archers’.
Schedule of Events
All those shooting Friday and Saturday will have combined scores for a separate prize.
Thursday, May 26th
Campers may check-in at “Camp Kiokee” beginning at 12:00pm
Practice Range Open
Friday, May 27th
9:00am – 4:00pm Casual start: 20 targets(pre-register for shoot time)
2:00pm-5:30pm Kids Events: Drop off at The Old Store
6:00pm Dinner at the Pavilion
6:30pm Hog Hunt give away, awards and door prizes
Saturday, May 28th
7:30am Registration and Check-In Open
8:00am Kids Events: Drop off at The Old Store
9:00am Shotgun Start (20 targets)
1:30pm Long Distance Shoot
2:30pm Saw Blade Competition
3:30pm Awards and Door Prizes
Sunday, May 29th (TBD)
9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Worship Service at the Pavilion
12:30pm Dinner on the Grounds at the Pavilion
1:00pm Course open for family fun
Men’s, Women’s, Youth Boys, and Youth Girls
Youth – 10 to 15 years old
Adult – 16 years and older
Must be 10 years old or older to participate in the tournament
Compound Hunter - max 12" front stabilizer, no lens in sight
Open Compound - Stabilizers more than 12" front and/or lens in sight
Traditional - Bare bow
Format and Rules
Have fun! Hunter style course 0-5-8-10 scoring Adults - Unknown distances - binoculars allowed, but no rangefinders Youth - Known distance
Stakes and Classes:
Farthest stake - Men's and Women's compound (Hunter and Open)
Middle stake - Men's and Women's Traditional - Youth Boys and Youth Girls compound (Hunter and Open)
Closest stake - Youth Boys and Youth Girls Traditional
Camper and tent sites are available on a limited basis. Contact Michael Brassell for camping reservations 706 339-9145.