This group of the Swift Current Archery Club members have been busy testing their accuracy against competitors from across the province. Pictured are: BACK (L to R) Chris Bender, Pat Leupke, Rachelle Peterson, Loren Anderson. MIDDLE (L to R) Emily Loose, Keylon Pawluk Anderson, Chayten Pawluk Anderson. FRONT (L to R) Daylon Hope and Riley Johnson.
Members of the Swift Current Archery Club have enjoyed a successful past few months during competitions across the province.
In their most recent competition on April 6-7, club members attended the Junior Olympic Program and Indoor Fita Championships in Sturgis.
Junior Olympic Program Winners:
Chayten Pawluk-Anderson, first in Champion Bowman and Champion Archer.
Rachelle Peterson, fourth in Expert Archer.
Daylon Hope, Emily Loose and Kylon Pawluk-Anderson also shot well out of a total of 265 archers shooting both days.
FITA Age Category Winners:
Emily Loose - Gold.
Riley Johnson - Gold.
Chris Bender - Silver.
Rachelle Peterson - Silver.
The quartet of Daylon Hope, Chayten PawlukAnderson, Pat Luepke and Loren Anderson also participated in the event.
Back on March 3, a group of club members attended the Canadian Indoor Regional Championship in Delisle. Emily Loose led the way by placing fourth in the Pre Cub category. Dave and Chris Bender, Riley Johnson and Rachelle Peterson also attended the championships.
Several members of the Swift Current Archery Club are planning to attend the 2014 Canadian National Archery Championships in Lac La Biche, AB. Club members will be working bingos, selling 50/50 tickets, raffling on a Hoyt bow, plus hosting hot dog sales and numerous other events to help defray the cost.