Mike Schloesser winning the 2017 Lancaster Archery Classic
Photo courtesy Lancaster Archery
The 2018 Lancaster Archery Classic at Spooky Nook Sports will feature a special gathering of some of the sport’s biggest names. Fans can get autographs and photos, shake hands or just say hi.
The Meet the Pros event is scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27, in the main shooting hall.
Among those scheduled to appear are U.S. Olympians Brady Ellison and Mackenzie Brown, and the following pros listed by the bow manufacturers they represent:
Bowtech: Paige Gore, Tim “The Hammer” Gillingham, Danielle Reynolds and Domagoj Buden
Elite: Reo Wilde, Chance Beaubouef, Cara Kelly and Kris Schaff
Hoyt: Steve Anderson, Linda Ochoa-Anderson, Matt Stutzman, Mike Schloesser and Toja Ellison
Mathews: Levi Morgan, Jesse Broadwater, Tanja Jensen, Sarah Sonnichsen, Braden Gellenthien and Chris Perkins
Prime: Dave Cousins, Paul Tedford, Breanna Theodore, Heather Gore and Benton Christensen
PSE: Stephan Hansen, Jack Wallace II, Lewis Holmes III, Christine Harrelson, Joby Shaw, Mason Smith, Chris Berry and Michael Braden.
All of these archers are among the best in the game, and they have scores of titles, championships and world records to their credit. They’re also known for being very generous with their archery fans.
Fans can bring items they’d like to have their favorite pros sign, or the pros will have cards and targets on hand that they will autograph.
The event is free and open to anyone. Spooky Nook does charge $5 for parking, however. Spooky Nook Sports is located at 75 Champ Blvd., Manheim, PA.