10,000 students compete in The National Archery tournament - WDRB 41 Louisville News

More than 10,000 students compete in The National Archery tournament

Posted: Updated:

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- More 10,000 students from 37 states are in Louisville this weekend with their focus on the bullseye.

The National Archery in Schools tournament is underway at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

This is considered the largest archery tournament in the world.

For many, it gives students a chance to compete in a sport.

The program touts that it helps increase students' confidence, focus and improves behavior.

"I like to shoot archery because I'm not very good at very many other sports. I figured why not," says Zackary Gillogly.

The tournament will award scholarships to four boys and four girls totaling more than $50-thousand dollars.

Copyright 2013 WDRB News.  All Rights Reserved.

  • Closed CaptioningMore>>

  • Closed Captioning Message

    Thanks to a grant from Norton Healthcare, this story and others are available in real-time closed captioning on WDRB.
    Thanks to a grant from Norton Healthcare, this story and others are available in real-time closed captioning on WDRB.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WDRB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.