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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We Turn 8 So You Get 8% OFF!

Today is Average Joes Archery’s 8 year anniversary!  To celebrate we are offering 8% off of any new bow purchase and for new bow purchases over $500 you will receive 1/2 dozen of your choice of Beman ICS Bowhunters, Easton Aftermath, or Victory Sport arrows. Sale applies for both in-stock and special order bow purchases. Sale ends 6/9.

Thanks for 8 years of supporting Average Joes Archery.

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3D Scramble $$$ Shoots – Thursday Nights Till 6/22

3DScrambleJoin us for a little after hours fun and a chance to take home some cash. We will be hosting 3D Scrambles (Jackpot Shoots) Thursday nights 6/1 – 6/22 with team draw and shooting starting promptly at 8pm (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)
  • Reserve Time – 3D Scramble $$$ Shoot

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3D Scramble $$$ Shoot – Includes Pizza and Pop

3DScrambleJoin us for a little after hours fun, Chanticlear Pizza and pop, and a chance to take home some cash. We will be hosting a 3D Scramble (Jackpot Shoot) Friday, March 17th at 7pm.

There is also a rumor of some side bets, metal targets and arrow busting, live on Facebook…

Please reserve your spot so we can make sure we order enough pizza. 

  • $25 per person cost. $10 goes to the pot.
  • Pizza and pop available to every paid shooter.
  • 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 5 teams move on to the finals.
  • Finals consist of 5 targets with both team arrows scoring.
  • The top 3 scores pay out.
  • No rangefinders, arrows must be a hunting style arrow (no bigger than .312″ OD)
  • Reserve Time – 3D Scramble $$$ Shoot

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MSAA State Indoor Regionals at Average Joes Archery

If you plan on shooting the MSAA State Indoor Regionals (MSAA flier with more info) at Average Joes Archery please use the link below to reserve your line spot. We only have room for 20 shooters per day. Start time is 2 pm on January 21-22, 28-29 and February 4-5, 2017. Please arrive in time to sign up, setup and be ready to shoot at 2pm sharp. There is no charge to reserve your spot (stand MSAA fees will apply to the shoot).

 

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years from Average Joes Archery.

The shop will be closing at 4pm on Saturday for Christmas Eve and will be closed all day Sunday 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.

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 certificates in store 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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Christmas Charity Tourament

avejoeslogochristmastagAverage Joes Archery will be hosting our 1st annual Christmas Fundraiser tournament on Saturday, December 17th to support Anoka County based Toys for Joy. Join us for the shoot and enjoy pizza and door prizes. Call the shop at 763-208-5717 to reserve your spot (limited to 40 shooters).

  • 330 Vegas format
  • $30.00 dollar entry fee
    $10 to cover range time and pizza
    $10 to the tournament purse
    $10 or a new, unwrapped toy for donation to Anoka County families through Toys for Joy
  • The purse will pay out 1st, 2nd, 3rd places
  • Registration starts at 3 pm and the shoot starts promptly at 4pm.
  • Yardage will be 20 yards
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Family Fun Night 11/25 from 6pm – 9pm

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Come join us on Black Friday from 6pm – 9pm for open shooting, pizza and soda. We will have our range set up with 3D foam targets, balloons for the kids and will have our TechnoHUNT running for open shooting (included in the entry fee). We are looking for this to be a great way to get your whole family out to the range to enjoy a sport together (all shooters must be at least 7 years old, if under 18 youth waiver is required). Rental equipment is included in the entry fee, so don’t worry if you or a family member (or an out of town family member) doesn’t have a bow to shoot. We do have limited spots for this event to ensure there is room on the range for everyone to shoot so you are encouraged to purchase your spot in advance.

Entry fee is $15 per person. Space is limited and this event has sold out every time, so please reserve your spot ASAP with the link below.

 

 

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Breast Cancer Foundraiser Tournament

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Average Joes Archery will be hosting our 1st annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser tournament on Saturday, October 22nd. Join us for the shoot and enjoy pizza and door prizes. Call the shop at 763-208-5717 to reserve your spot.

  • Vegas style format
  • $30.00 dollar entry fee
    $10 to cover range time and pizza
    $10 to the tournament purse
    $10 will be donated to local breast cancer charities
  • The purse will pay out 1st, 2nd, 3rd places
  • There will be a trophy for 1st place
  • Shoot starts at 3 pm and will run till we finish
  • Yardage will be 20 yards
  • If enough youth participate we will run a 10 yard grouping
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