RAPID CITY, SD (January 8, 2024) –National Bowhunter Education Foundation (NBEF) will exhibit at the 2024 ATA Show, Booth #NP1, January 11-13 in St. Louis, MO. Alongside their anatomy and shot placement items, NBEF will be displaying new trucker caps, apparel and updated educational tools.

Attendees and exhibitors can enter a drawing to win a 3-D Whitetail Deer Anatomy Sectional valued at $250. It’s molded to near life size and pre-drilled to show arrow shot placement on white-tailed deer. A removable magnetic scapula and display stand are included. Visit the NBEF booth and drop off a business card to enter the drawing. The drawing will be held at the end of the show. The winner will be notified by email or text and the prize will be shipped to their office or home.

“We greatly appreciate NBEF’s continued partnership and the important work they do on behalf of bowhunters and bowhunting,” said ATA President & CEO Jeff Poole. “The ATA Show is not only the best opportunity to connect buyers and sellers, but also the best place industry organizations can gather to collaborate and support each other and the rest of the archery industry.”

“ATA provides a great opportunity for NBEF to reconnect with friends and make new connections to help drive bowhunter education, safety and success,” explained NBEF Executive Director Marilyn Bentz. “We’re grateful ATA supports industry non-profits like NBEF. We look forward to another successful show.”

About Archery Trade Association

The Archery Trade Association is the organization for manufacturers, retailers, distributors, sales representatives and others working in the archery and bowhunting industry. The ATA has served its members since 1953. We work to increase the recruitment and retention of new, current and once-active archers and bowhunters. We are the driving force in defending, educating, and lobbying for the greater good of the industry and sport. We preserve and promote archery and bowhunting’s rich heritage to ensure active consumer participation, and successful manufacturing and retailing for generations to come. The organization also owns and operates the ATA Trade Show, the archery and bowhunting industry’s largest and longest-running trade show worldwide. Learn more at Archerytrade.org.

About NBEF

The National Bowhunter Education Foundation offers instructional content and tools for bowhunter education classes in the US. Helping bowhunters become safe and successful hunters and stewards of the sport are important NBEF missions. NBEF provides the bowhunter certification standards and class content that some states and certain circumstances require in order to bow hunt. NBEF provides instructor training and certification.

NBEF oversees the International Bowhunter Education Program and works with the International Hunter Education Association and state agencies to coordinate a unified program. States may have additional requirements. Europe and other countries accept the NBEF (IBEP) certification and conduct classes.

NBEF also oversees the International Crossbow Education Program and works with state agencies responsible for crossbow education to develop comprehensive online crossbow safety courses that teach students important laws and regulations, game identification, and safe, responsible handling of crossbow equipment.

NBEF is a 501(c)3 corporation that isn’t a membership-based organization. Tax-deductible donations to support this non-profit are welcome.

Learn more at nbef.org.



Kim Emery, Firefly Publicity, kim@fireflypublicity.com