Victory Archery
AWARDS

Mossy Oak is pleased to announce that J Scott Judy is their 2018 ProStaffer of the Year. Mossy Oak is proud to have one of the largest ProStaffs in the outdoors industry, and its winner is chosen from nearly 1000 ProStaff members.

Best Binoculars Reviews (BBR) has awarded the GPO PASSION 10x42 HD binocular with its most prestigious award, 2019 Best Binocular. Now in its ninth year, BBR awards the very best binoculars they have fully tested and reviewed in the past 12 months in a range of categories.

EVENTS

Houston Safari Club Foundation HSCF’s annual Convention was held January 25-27, 2019 at the George R Brown Convention Center and Hilton Americas-Houston hotel. Complete with banquets, auctions, raffles and live entertainment, the event is HSCF’s largest annual fundraiser. With almost 300 exhibitors, the Expo has doubled in size in just two years. In addition, all three fundraising banquets were at capacity. Funds raised at Convention support HSCF’s scholarship, youth education and grants programs.

The 2019 Progressive® Insurance World Fishing & Outdoor Exposition, presented by Stihl, returns to Suffern, New York’s Rockland Community College Thursday, February 28-Sunday, March 3. The annual event provides the ideal setting to stock up on everything needed for fun in the ‘Great Outdoors,’ featuring more than 250 vendors and sales on the newest boats, products, charters and outfitter bookings for fishing, hunting and travel.

GEAR

The Cirrus Pro maintains all the same use and functionality as the original Cirrus Wind Indicator. But where the original wind indicator stops, the Cirrus Pro is just getting started. Hunters can now take advantage of a built in SD Card reader for in-field viewing of photos.

The team at Rhino Blinds, manufacturer of the world’s greatest ground blinds, have partnered up with everyone’s favorite Bone Collector crew to create the ultimate ground blind for hunters.

Nomad Women's Harvester Jacket in Realtree EDGE Camo is the ideal mid-season jacket designed specifically for women who hunt. This durable, medium-weight, wind- and water-resistant jacket was developed to be quiet and warm - featuring soft, high-pile interior for comfort. Silverz Scent Suppression keeps odors contained to improve the odds for success.

The NVX 27 boasts a .421 outside diameter, making it a monster in the indoor competitive world. This .383 series arrow features out high modulus 100% carbon fiber construction. Each arrow is digitally spine aligned for increased accuracy and shot to shot consistency.

INDUSTRY

Not sure what to get that special someone for Valentine’s Day? The answer is at your fingertips. Just type www.himtnjerky.com into your browser, and a plethora of fabulous gifts ideas will appear, making it hard to choose just one or two.

MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company devoted to making mission-specific packs recently launched the MYSTERY RANCH Hunter Conservation Program, a system designed to improve the cumbersome process of donation requests.

Brandlive, the video solutions platform for companies like GoPro, adidas, and Digital Trends, has announced the release of Brandlive Producer, a new software for producing professional-quality live video events.

MEDIA

It’s all things firearms this week on The Revolution with Jim and Trav. Joining us will be Derrick Ratliff of Horizon Firearms and Eric Poole with Guns & Ammo magazine and co-host of “Guns & Ammo” on Sportsman Channel. Plus, Eric Rice Operations and Sales Manager for Sticky Holsters as well as Jared Hinton from Federal Premium Ammunition and Captain of Team GLOCK, Shane Coley, will drop by. Jim and Trav’s Big Bang discussion is presented by Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network and MyOutdoorTV!

NEW PRODUCTS

Bear Archery announced today the launch of an all-new crossbow to the 2019 Bear X lineup. The Saga 405 is a high-performance crossbow built for top-of-the-line speed, extreme accuracy, and maximum versatility at a price that is attractive to well-seasoned hunters and novices alike.

TrueTimber Viper Western is now featured on three crossbows from TenPoint Crossbows Technologies, including the Stealth NXT™, Nitro X and new-for-2019 Titan M1. Debuted at the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Trade Show in January, the Titan M1 gives customers a value-packed crossbow package decorated in TrueTimber for a variety of hunting seasons.

PARTNERSHIPS

During the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association’s recent 50th anniversary celebration, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever signed a formal partnership agreement with NAVHDA. As a result of the alliance, NAVHDA will help fund the organization’s Hunting Heritage Program Manager position, participate together in “Learn-to-Hunt” and bird dog-related events, and help engage more people in habitat conservation and dog training.

POLICY

The Boone and Crockett Club supports President Trump’s nomination of David Bernhardt to be the new Secretary of the Interior.

The Boone and Crockett Club today affirmed its commitment to fighting Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) by supporting recently introduced House legislation HR 837.

Houston Safari Club (HSC) is supportive of the nomination of David Bernhardt, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, for the position of Secretary for the Department. In a brief statement posted to Twitter, Bernhardt said it’s “a humbling privilege to be nominated to lead a Department whose mission I love, to accomplish the balanced, common sense vision of our President.”

PROMOTIONS

The Outdoor Group is excited to announce that Stephen Wasko has accepted the position of Assembly Manager. In his new role, Steve will oversee the production and assembly of all nine brands under the TOG umbrella: Elite Archery, Scott Archery, Custom Bow Equipment, SlickTrick Broadheads, Solid Broadheads, Lynch Mob Calls, Duel Game Calls, CAMX Crossbows and Winner’s Choice.

STATES

The Castle High School Knights archery team was recognized yesterday on the respective floors of the Indiana House of Representatives and Senate for winning the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) titles of state, national and world champion last year.

TOURNAMENTS

Congratulation to Josh Schaff of Billings Montana on winning the NFAA Bowhunter Freestyle Championship in Las Vegas on February 10th, 2019. Josh was shooting his Gearhead T24 Carbon and posted scores of 299, 299 and 297 with 65X for the big win.

Sergio Pagni beat-out 23 other archers in the largest shootdown ever to take the compound open championship at the 53rd Vegas Shoot.

The year’s most anticipated tournament of the year wrapped up Sunday in Las Vegas, Nevada with record attendance and a record 24-man shoot down where Elite Archery’s Chance Beaubouef impressed with a second place finish.

Victory Archery took the 2019 Vegas Shoot by storm with the introduction of the VXT target arrow. Joining what is already one of the top performing target arrow lines in the industry, the new front-parallel, rear-tapered design of the VXT has shown lights out performance and Vegas Shoot attendees are taking notice.

Feb. 15 - Feb. 17
USA Archery Indoor Nationals
Virginia
Feb. 15 - Feb. 17
IBO Indoor World Championship
Sunbury, OH
Feb. 21 - Feb. 23
NABA Show
Reno, Nevada
Feb. 21 - Feb. 24
ASA Hoyt Archery Pro-Am
Foley, Ala.
Feb. 22 - Feb. 24
USA Archery Indoor Nationals
Georgia, California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania
Mar. 4 - Mar. 8
84th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference
Denver, Colorado
Mar. 15
USA Archery National Indoor Final
Cincinnati, Ohio
Mar. 30 - Apr. 4
USA Archery Recurve World/Pan Am Trials #3
Phoenix, Arizona
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