U.S. Open http://wvxu.org en National archery competition draws hundreds, including Olympians http://wvxu.org/post/national-archery-competition-draws-hundreds-including-olympians <p></p><p>They stand in a long line, a sea of pensive faces stretches across a wide green field. Every eye is trained down range at small yellow, red and blue targets.</p><p>The giant archery competition being held this weekend at Joyce Park in Hamilton is actually three competitions in one: The U.S. National Target Championships, The U.S. Open and the Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Nationals. More than 700 people from across the country are competing.</p><p>If you want to be nationally ranked, or make it to world or Olympic competition, you must shoot here.</p><p></p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 03:41:23 +0000 Tana Weingartner 14848 at http://wvxu.org National archery competition draws hundreds, including Olympians