MINDEN, Louisiana – Archers from across the country will gather at Camp Minden from Thursday, April 21 through Sunday, April 24 for the 2022 McKenzie Archery Shooters Association Easton/Hoyt Pro/Am Tour, an event that will kick off a 10-year run at the 15,000 acre facility west of Minden.
Organizers expect the event to attract more than 2,000 competitors as well as friends, family, manufacturers and staff, as well as an expected economic impact of $25 million over the course of the race. 10 years.
Hosts for the event will be the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission and the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Commission, in partnership with the Louisiana Office of Tourism and the Town of Bossier City.
A cooperative project of the Louisiana National Guard, Caddo Parish Commission, Bossier Parish Police Jury, and Webster Parish Police Jury provided a 30+ acre tournament parking lot/village for the event, an area that will also be used as a gathering center. for the Louisiana National Guard for emergency response.
“We’re thrilled to know that we’re getting something that’s going to be so great for our area, and it’s good for ten years,” said Bob Brotherton, Bossier Parish Police Jury Member for District 1 and member of the Shreveport-Council of the Bossier Sports Commission.
“A lot of time and energy has gone into putting this event together, and it’s the result of great partnerships between Bossier and Webster Parishes, the National Guard, the Athletics Commission, and others. who helped. I can’t imagine anyone not wanting to be a part of it. It’s good for our economy and it will showcase our region nationally,” Brotherton said.
“The Archery Shooters Association has been hosting national 3-D Pro/Am archery events for over 25 years,” said Michael Tyrell, President of the Archery Shooters Association, LLC. “We’ve had the pleasure of dealing with many great host cities and believe our decision to come here is a sound business decision.”
Competition Archery Media (“CAM”) is providing “live” coverage on national cable The Sportsman Channel to showcase the Pro Pressure Point Shoot Down to be held at the Bossier Civic Center on Saturday, April 23 at 4 p.m., in partnership with the City of the town of Bossier.