Austria’s largest archery fair in Wels
Again Wels will be the place to be for many archers from 7th to 8th February, 2015. Both professionals and interested beginners will find interesting offers in the exhibition area. The tailor-made social program provides helpful tips and information.
The archery fair scores with many highlights, including the unique archery cinema where archers can test their marksmanship for free all day. Much skill will also be necessary in the ArcTrap – a trap shooting event. A special machine will hurl disks of 25 cm diameter in the air. With a recurve bow, these can then be shot by inquistive visitors. On the fair’s 3D course, adventurous visitors can test their skills in exciting hunting scenes. An indoor firing channel will also be available for practice tests. A special highlight this year will be the Kyudo show of “Steel City Dojo Linz”. The visitors will experience the art of Japanese archery up close.
Austrian Indoor Archery Championships 2015
For the first time, the Austrian Indoor Archery Championships 2015 in the disciplines recurve and compound, longbow, bare bow and instinctive bow in different age classes, will be part of the archery fair and the national champions will be determined. About 350 starters, among them the best in Austria, will have thrilling competitions. Competent moderation and interim results will offer visitors the opportunity to experience the excitement firsthand.
Expert guest at the archery fair
The conference center will constantly offer exciting presentations by experts from the archery scene. Henry Bodnik is going to reveal the secrets of the instinctive archery, Dietmar Vorderegger will explore traditional archery, Urte Paul will offer a Sunday workshop on competition knowledge. More about instinctive archery, its history and the roots of the sport will be revealed by Uwe P. Tesch.
(Link to the lecture program: www.bogensportmesse.at/)
Coinciding with the archery fair, this year’s Fishing Festival will also take place in Wels.