3D Scramble $$$ Shoots – 2nd Saturdays at 5pm

3DScrambleJoin us for a little after-hours fun and a chance to take home some cash. We will be hosting 3D Scrambles (Jackpot Shoots) the 2nd Saturday of EACH MONTH with team draw and shooting starting promptly at 5 pm (please arrive early to warm up).

NOTE, the August shoot has been moved to 6 pm on 8/18 and will happen as long as we have 10 shooters there on Saturday (we are expecting it with Game Fair traffic). Pre-registration is still required, but will not close on Wednesday as normal.

Cost is $20 per shooter. Pre-registration (REQUIRED) will close at midnight of the prior Wednesday. The shoot will be canceled and refunds issued if less than 10 shooters sign up. 

  • There will be at least $100 in prizes at each shoot (minimum of 10 shooters required).
    Larger prize pools for shoots with more participants. Shooters will have the option to pay into a 100% payout pool. 
  • Luck of the draw 2 person teams.
  • 20 targets spread 2 animals per lane (10 lanes).
  • 1 arrow per person per animal with the best arrow scoring for the team for each animal.
  • The targets are scored by the team next to you.
  • No rangefinders, arrows must be a hunting style arrow (no bigger than .312″ OD)
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Trying Archery at Average Joes Archery

Into to archery leagueThe mission of Average Joes Archery is to introduce, educate, and equip people for the sport of archery. As part of this mission, we offer our Archery Experience and Open Shooting for those that want a simple way to try archery in a fun, safe shooting range. For those that want to learn a little more, we offer archery group classes (Intro to Archery Class & New Bow Owners Class) and individual lessons.

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Hunter’s Tune Up – Get Ready for Hunting Season

With Deer Archery season and Bear season coming up it is time to make sure your bow, gear setup and shooting are ready. We have a full line of new equipment if you are looking to upgrade your gear. To help make sure your shooting is where it needs to be you can come to the shop for open shooting or our TechnoHUNT Video Simulator. If your bow needs a little work as well Average Joes Archery is now offering our Hunter’s Tune Up. It includes the following:

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Customer Appreciation Weekend at Average Joes Archery 6/2-6/3

Stop by June 2nd and 3rd (Saturday and Sunday) for our customer appreciation weekend as we celebrate 9 years in business.

Average Joes Archery would like to thank all of our customers for a supporting us. As a show of our appreciation we will be offering the following that weekend:

  • 9% off all New Equipment Purchases 
    Excludes Red Tag Items
  • Try and Buy w/ 3 Month Free Layaway on all New Bows
  • Free Open Shooting on the Range
    Rental equipment subject to availability and rental fees.
  • Free Kid’s Shoot
    Win a free archery lesson.
  • TechnoHUNT Tournament
    $10 to enter with over $250 in prizes for the top 3 shooters as well random drawing winners. Full details listed at the shop.
  • Educational Demos
    – How to buy a bow
    – String and bow maintenance
    – Arrow fletching and building

We will be open for you to stop by from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Thanks for stopping by.

 

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Ladies Night

Ladies are invited to join us on May 18th from 6-9 pm for a fun evening of archery, games, snacks, and beverages.  This event is for all skill levels and ages 12 up.  We will be doing an introductory lesson for those who have not shot before in the beginning then playing several games throughout the night.

$20 event fee includes rental equipment, range time, snacks, and beverages.

Advanced sign up is suggested as spots are limited.

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Africa Night – 2/27/2018

Join us Tuesday the 27th in hearing from Dries Visser Safaris about bowhunting in South Africa. The presentation will be given by Cobus and Elana Pretorius and starts at 7pm. See the flyer below for more details.

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3D Scramble $$$ Shoot – Feb. 24th at 5pm

3DScrambleJoin us for a little after hours fun and a chance to take home some cash. We will be hosting a 3D Scrambles (Jackpot Shoots) Saturday, Feb. 24th with team draw and shooting starting promptly at 5pm (please arrive early to warm up).

You are strongly encouraged to reserve your spot in advance. There is no cost for this. 

  • $15 per person cost. $10 goes to the pot. Please bring cash.
  • Luck of the draw 2 person teams.
  • 20 targets spread 2 animals per lane (10 lanes).
  • 1 arrow per person per animal with the best arrow scoring for the team for each animal.
  • The targets are scored by the team next to you.
  • The top 3 scores pay out.
  • No rangefinders, arrows must be a hunting style arrow (no bigger than .312″ OD)
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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years from Average Joes Archery.

The shop will be closing at 4pm on Sunday for Christmas Eve and will be closed all day Monday for Christmas. We will also be closing at 4pm on New Years Eve and all day on New Years Day.

If you are looking for a last minute gift idea we have a few options for you that can be ordered right from our site if you don’t have time to make it to the shop this week.

NOTE, all of our website range purchases include gift receipts that are emailed directly to you after your purchase.

Our Intro To Archery Class and the Archery Experience for 2 are great gifts for those just getting into archery or wanting to try it for the first time.  The Virtual Hunting Experience is also great for beginners or for those who have shot a few times. All three include the needed range time and rental equipment.

For shooters that are more established our Hunter’s Tune UpOpen Shooting Punch Card, and TechnoHUNT Punch Card make great gifts.

We also sell gift cards if you are not sure what archery stuff the person you are gifting to has. Our staff is also happy to help walk you through any last minute questions if you want to call us.

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ULTIMATE Archer Challenge League

Ultimate Archery Challenge at Average Joes Archery

You can win up to $750 in cash and over $750 in prizes including a custom built drum smoker grill, hunter safety systems, Beronett ground blind and more (based on 30 shooters in the league).

Starting Oct. 12th we will be having our Archer Challenge league. This 10-week league will feature 3 weeks of 5 Spot target shooting (360 rounds), 3 weeks of 3D foam targets and 3 weeks of TechnoHUNT video archery simulator shots. We will have one makeup week where you have the option of shooting either a 5 spot OR 3D round. Since there will be prize money on the line we will have a FIRM line time of 6:00 each Thursday night for the 5 spot and 3D weeks so all scoring can be verified by other shooters. The cost will be $125 per shooter with $25 going to the prize pot. $5 to the pot for each of the 3D, 5 Spot, and TechnoHUNT rounds and $10 to the pot for the overall top 3 shooters. League is limited to 30 shooters.

League starts October 12th.  The 12th, 19th, and 26th are 5 spots weeks.  November 2nd, 9th, and 16th will be 3D targets.  The league will be off for Thanksgiving.  Nov 30th, Dec 7th, and 14th will be TechnoHUNT weeks with the 14th being also a makeup week for 5 Spot and 3D. The league banquet on the 21st at 6 PM.

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3D Targets on Thursdays and Fridays – Warm Up for Hunting Season

Minnesota 2017 archery deer season opens on September 16th. To help make sure you (and your gear) are ready for the season we will have open 3D shooting Thursdays (starting around 3pm) and Fridays September 7-23. We will also be hosting a couple of 3D Scrambles on

We will also be hosting a couple of 3D Scrambles on 9/15 and 9/22 with team draw and shooting starting promptly at 7pm (please arrive early to warm up).

  • $15 per person cost. $10 goes to the pot. Please bring cash.
  • Luck of the draw 2 person teams.
  • 20 targets spread 2 animals per lane (10 lanes).
  • 1 arrow per person per animal with the best arrow scoring for the team for each animal.
  • The targets are scored by the team next to you.
  • The top 3 scores pay out.
  • No rangefinders, arrows must be a hunting style arrow (no bigger than .312″ OD)
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