2014 Honorary Members:
(In Order from Left to Right)
Marcelle Ronquille (Newly voted in this year)
Acie Orr (Not shown)
2014 Shooters of the Year:
a) PeeWee- Nathan Wright
b) Cubs- Kyle Belmont
c) Youth- Logan Lord
d) Youth Traditional- Eli Hodge
e) Traditional- David Taylor
f) Advanced Traditional- Mike Simmons
g) Women's Youth- McKenzie Farrar
h) Women's Bowhunter- Nikki Hall
i) Women's Open- Tori Sims
j) Men's Bowhunter- Mark Rogers
k) Bowhunter Outlaw- Terry Lowery
l) Open Class- Jonathan Wright
m) Senior Open- Marcelle Ronquille
n) Pro Class- Jason Daniel
Special Thanks on behalf of all of us at NELAA to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deptmnt for the use of their grounds & facility at the Ouachita Parish Rifle Range! They have been good to us helping us support the outdoor sports! Our Championship Shoot was set up on their 120 acre archery park. They offer a great mix of open field shots & in the woods, clean grounds & a huge facility! Def a great place to come whether you're coming to shoot an archery tournament or to go just to practice. They have memberships for both the archery park and the shooting range.
Go check em out on their website for more info: http://www.opso.net/public-range/
Thanks to all of our contributors:
1) Brandi & Todd Causey of the Southern Outdoors Radio Show for always helping us spread the word of 3D Archery on their radio show each & every week! Tune in every Tuesday 6pm-7pm on Z107.5fm to get tips on the outdoor life. Go "Like" their facebook page & tell em we sent ya! https://www.facebook.com/SouthernOutdoorsRadio?fref=ts
2) The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deptmnt for allowing us the use of the Ouachita Parish Rifle Range for our 3D events & their nice facility to hold our annual banquets. We appreciate you so much & the use of the Rifle Range!! www.opso.net
3) McKinney Honda in Ruston for donating us some great raffle table items. www.mckinneyhonda.com
4) TP Outdoors in Monroe for donating us a bow & helping us out on several raffle items. www.tpoutdoors.com
5) Spotted Dog Sporting Goods in Columbia for giving us the hook up on pricing on lots of raffle items, 6 bows, & donating us cases for each one of the bows. Find em on Facebook & tell em we sent ya! https://www.facebook.com/spotteddogsportinggoods?fref=ts
6) Flair Jewelers in Monroe for donating us 2 Awesome Bow Pendant Necklaces! If you are an outdoors lover you need to check out Flair Jewelers and their Compound & Recurve Necklaces, along with the rifle, shotgun, & fishing hook necklaces. Steve does an awesome job creating these pendants! Go by check them out & see their wide variety! Find em on Facebook & tell em we sent ya! https://www.facebook.com/FlairJewelersWM
7) Kenny Dyess, Dyess & Associates Co. for donating a 3D Buck Target & Bowfishing set-up.
8) Gordon Smith inventor of The Bowshooter Station for surprising us with a bowshooter station, hat & tshirt to give away on our raffle table! Be sure to go "Like" his page & tell him that we at NELAA sent ya!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bowshooters-Station/263648057084373?fref=ts or check out his online store at www.lahuntinggear.com
9) Lora Lee of Centsations for donating us a one of a kind, hand crafted, bow & arrow necklace. Check out her etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/Centsations & find her on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CentsationsbyLoraLee?fref=ts, tell her we at NELAA sent ya!
10) Chevron Fast Lube of Ruston www.chevronfastluberuston.com
11) Hips Archery Targets www.hipstargets.com
12) Mathews www.mathewsinc.com
13) Easton www.eastonarchery.com
14) Archer's Choice www.archerschoicemedia.com
15) Ted Nugent, Call of the Wild www.tednugent.com/spiritwild-ranch-ultra-exclusive-hunt
16) Earthway EV-N-Spred www.earthway.com
17) Allegro Marinade www.allegromarinade.com
18) Tex Joy Seasoning www.texjoy.com
19) Shrewd Archery www.shrewdarchery.com
20) Wildlife Research Center www.wildlife.com
21) BCY Fibers www.bcyfibers.com
22) Melinda's Habanero Sauce www.melindas.com
23) Quickdraw Bowfishing www.quickdrawoutdoorgear.com
24) Lethal Field Spray www.lethalproducts.com
25) HHA Sports www.hhasports.com
26) HME Products www.huntingmadeeasy.com
27) Burt Coyote Lumenok www.lumenok.net
28) One Stringer Custom Arrow Wraps www.onestringer.com
29) Flex Fletch Vanes www.flexfletch.com
30) Jason Daniel for donating several large bags of fletchings
31) Mr Anthony Denton for donating a large bag of fishing lures.
32) Karen Sims for making & donating a Big Beautiful Wreath
33) And, to anyone else that I may have left out we appreciate everything you've given to our association & helping us grow the sport of 3D Archery!
Thanks to everyone that made the Championship Shoot & Banquet possible!
1)Dan Lord, Rick Vandevender, Lance Sims, Cookie Rhodes, & Clint Farrar for working the shoot & getting everyone grouped out to get em out on the course. Christian & Kirsten Lord for helping me out at the registration desk to get everyone signed in & organized.
2) Brandy Farrar for helping me call & gather up donations, her beautiful flower arrangements on our banquet tables & always willing to go where ever I need her to!
4) Jason Daniel for contacting TP Outdoors & helping us each year to get us a bow to give away & helping me with ideas for our raffle tables.
5) Rick Vandevender for contacting the Spotted Dog Sporting Goods & getting us some great pricing on the 6 bows that we gave away along with Several raffle items!!
6) Roger's Catering for another mouth watering supper!
7) Karen Sims, Nikki Hall, Amie Skipper, & Amanda Friedman for making us a GREAT assortment of Deserts!
8) Cookie Rhodes & his guys for always helping us get awesome grounds & a facility to have our annual Championship Functions & all that he contributes through out the year.
9) Marcelle Ronquille for his blessing of our supper & the gathering of our NELAA family.
10) Dan & Christian Lord and Rick & Jacob Vandevender for helping the flow of our award ceremony and for making the raffle & bow giveaways worth remembering!
11) Jason Daniel, Rick Vandevender, & Brandy Farrar for selling raffle tickets & cards.
12) Damien Friedman & Zack Skipper for taking the food tickets to help get our NELAA family& guests served & taken care of quick.
13) Our little NELAA helpers, Jackson Lowery & Case Farrar for helping out with the raffle & door prize drawings.
14) Last but not least all of our shooters for their continued support every year and anyone else that I may have forgotten to mention, we appreciate each of you!
15) Thanks to all 4 of our clubs too, for bringing targets & setting up each one to give us a challenging course.
I am proud & honored to be part of the NELAA organization, we are not just a 3D Archery organization, we are a group that allows family, friends, and strangers to come together with a common interest. Ultimately we have all become family and just like all families we gain new members. Looking forward to another year & what 2015 holds for us! Thank you all for another great 3D Archery Season!! ~Kim Lord
Championship Shoot to be held at the Ouachita Parish Rifle Range on June 21st. See below listed schedule for your shoot time. Shooters will be grouped with their class, Please be there 30 minutes prior to your scheduled shoot time to allow us time to select shooters for each group.
Range: FRONT BACK
8:00 AM Traditional & Youth Traditional Women's Open
8:15 AM Advanced Traditional Senior Open
8:30 AM Women's Bowhunter Novice
9:00 AM Youth Class (Boys & Girls) Men's Bowhunter
9:30 AM NONE----------------- Bowhunter Outlaw
10:00 AM PeeWee Open
10:30 AM Cubs Pro Class
***In the event of a tie, there will be a shoot-off, if both shooters are not present then absent shooter forfiets to lower place.***
BANQUET TO START AT 6PM & WILL BE HELD IN THE BUILDING NEAR THE GUN RANGE @ THE OUACHITA PARISH RIFLE RANGE.