Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018
San Diego Archers
Novelty Unmarked 3D Shoot
(The Annual Iron Turkey 3D Challenge)

to Honor Our Local Military!

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All branches of the U.S. Military, active duty & retired, shoot for FREE!!
Welcome U.S. Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy,
Coast Guard and National Guard!
WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 2018, 0900
WHERE: Rube Powell Archery Range, Balboa Park
Next to the Alcazar Garden
COST: All Active Duty & Retired Military (with ID): FREE!!
SDA Members: $15
Non-Members: $20
REGISTRATION: 0700 – 0845

Any questions? Please contact the San Diego Archers at:

Honor Our Military Novelty Unmarked 3D Round
Annual Iron Turkey 3D Challenge!

This Saturday, November 3, 2018
At the Balboa Park Rube Powell Archery Range
(The Race for The Cure 5K Walk will be strolling through Balboa Park on Sunday)
Registration opens at 7:30am
Registration Closes at 8:45am
Shoot begins at 9am

The Iron Turkey 3D Challenge includes:
34 3D Targets
1 Arrow per Target
Maximum Score: 355
No Rangefinders allowed
Plus great prizes! Everyone will have an opportunity to win!

ironturkey2Legend has it that deep within the undergrowth of Balboa Park struts the voracious Iron Turkey. Many a bold archer has risked arrow and limb confronting the fiend, only to have their precious shafts shatter to shards of carbon upon the beasts iron scaled hide.

The tale goes that one courageous archer, known only as Dave the Dauntless, fired a magical black arrow at the fowl beast. This shot broke away small scales from its Iron-clad breast revealing two small vulnerabilities. A mighty archer of great skill and cunning could exploit this weakness and successfully impale the creature, as for the rest…. Your arrows will surely splinter.

This a 34 target, ONE arrow per target shoot, including the Iron Turkey and many other interesting shots to test your skill: The Blind Shot, the Jakes, and the Distant Gobbler.

Hone your skills in anticipation, shoot until your limbs ache and your fingers bleed, for that is what it will take to triumph in this challenge.

Mulligans and Doe Tags:
If you missed or scored low with the first arrow, a mulligan allows you to take another shot at a target. If you use a mulligan, your score is determined by that second arrow, even if you score worse than the first arrow. You may use a second mulligan on the same target. Your score is determined by the last arrow shot.
There will be 1 or 2 buck-doe spreads in the field, where the doe placed between the buck and the archer. If you hit the doe and do not have a doe tag, you score -5 on the target. If you have a doe tag, you score zero. You cannot use a mulligan if you hit the doe, whether or not you have a doe tag. If you hit the buck or miss completely, you may use a mulligan and your score is determined from that second arrow.

For 15 years and older, the longest distance is 50 yards.
For Youths (12-14 yo), the longest distance is 40 yards.
For Cubs (11 yo & under), the longest distance is 25 yards.

Entry Fee:
Active Duty & Retired Military (with ID): Free!
SDA members: $15
Non-members: $20
Kids (14 yo & younger): Free

Special Prizes!!!
Everyone will have a chance to win!
Random drawing for all military: $75 gift certificate
Random drawing for all 1st place archers: $50 gift certificate
Random drawing for all 2nd place archers: $35 gift certificate
Random drawing for all 3rd place archers: $20 gift certificate
Random drawing for everyone else (not included above): Surprise prize!

Please arrive at the Balboa Park Archery Range with plenty of time to register.

If you would like to fill out the Membership Application and Waiver Form in advance, please click on the links below to print the forms.

Turn in the forms with payment at any tournament registration or mail to:
San Diego Archers
PO Box 2205
La Mesa, CA 91943


Please send any questions or comment to: