2020 Lancaster Classic is almost here! Are you registered yet? Deadline is January 15th! Be a part of the East Coast's largest indoor archery tournament scheduled for January 23-26, 2020 at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pa. The Classic has been on a steady growth path each year, and this year is no exception. And it promises to be even bigger than last years record-setting draw of over 1,700 archers!
As noted below, CD Archery is also awarding additional cash awards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in the Men's and Women's Barebow competitions! To those shooters, shooting with any CD Archery riser, we will award $500 for First, $300 for Second, and $200 for Third. Better get your A game ready! Competition is fierce!
In case you haven't heard... Registration for the 2020 Lancaster Archery Classic at Spooky Nook Sports complex in Manheim, PA is now OPEN!
And in case you also haven't heard, on top of the amazing Lancaster awards, CD Archery is also awarding additional cash awards to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in the Men's and Women's Barebow competitions! To those shooters, shooting with any CD Archery riser, we will award $500 for First, $300 for Second, and $200 for Third. Better get your A game ready! Competition is fierce!
01/01/19 Congratulations to Glen Thomas! After 4 days of stiff competition he's in 13th position in the top 16! Completion of step 2 in 4 qualifications for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials . They will cut to the top 8 in California then top 4 cut in Florida. If he can hold out, the top 3 go to Japan with the 4th position as alternate! Stay tuned to our Facebook or Instagram for updates. Next stop in April 2019! Go Glenny!
We are so pleased to have Sergi Cebrian Arc Pujol represent CD Archery for the past two years. We also are please with the various video's he has produced to promote our company and risers. Here is one of his productions. Enjoy!
RESULTS ARE IN! The World 3D Championships for 2019 in Lac La Biche, Canada, are in the books! Some amazing shots made and some missed opportunities, but overall, quite impressive! In France, in 2017, CD Archery had 3 risers in the over 20 person team. The highest individual placement was our own Dewayne Martin with his 7th place finish. This year we had at least 7 participants with WF risers finishing very impressively! Dewayne Martin won Bronze individual with our brand new WF29XO! He did not go home with it either! It is now in Sweden in very capable hands! Our men's team with the same members as in 2017 finished in the 4th position. Overall our USA shooters all qualified in very good standing with all but one making the first day cut and 7 making the second day cut. We had 4, 4th place finishers with the Women's USA team winning a Bronze medal! Gotta say that was the most exciting match to watch! Those women really shot well! The CD shooters in the above pictures include Dewayne Martin, Cindy Pires, John Winker, Heather Leduc and Tyler Moore both from Canada. We also show German Cane trying out a WF27XO. Be sure to look for our risers where ever you go! We just passed out 5 more in Canada!
World Archery 3D Championships are right around the corner and it all comes down to this moment! See the best 3D athletes in the world compete for a place on the podium! Follow along as the shooters shoot!
The competition schedule and live results will be available on http://ianseo.net/Details.php?told=4814 Sept 2-6, 2019
Be sure to follow us on Instagram for updates as we move along!
We are so excited once again to quality to join the USA Team for the 2019 World Archery 3D Championship in Lac La Biche in Alberta Canada! Once again our very own CD Archery partners will be shooting this time to defend our Team Gold medal in 2017 in Robion France (picture on left) and have a chance for individual medals, Dewayne Martin shooting our new WF29XO in Men's Barebow and Calvin Smock shooting what he does best in Men's Longbow! We will also have many others representing our risers in their respective classes! Over 300 international archers from around the globe will be vying for a place on the podium! They represent over 30 countries with 600 attendees and 1,500 spectators! Events like this is why we shoot. It's the magic of watching that arrow fly and see it hit the spot. We are so proud of our partners and all the shooters living the dream doing what they love. Be sure to watch for updates as we travel and be sure to cheer us on! GO TEAM USA!!!
Qualifications for USA Archery 2019 3D Team Trials coming up next week in London Ky on June 19 & 20, 2019! Be sure to watch your favorite shooters and we'll be watching all the CD Archery risers for you! They will be qualifying to represent Team USA from August 31st thru September 8th 2019 in Lac La Biche, Alberta Canada. There are currently over 100 archers vying for a spot on each Nations teams. The last competition was in Robion France with Team USA winning GOLD! Let's see if we can do it again boys and girls! GO USA!
Next Event! 2019 The Vegas Shoot held February 8-10, 2019. We counted 54 countries represented this year! Be sure to check their website for schedule and for links to live scoring!
Good luck to all our CD WFX shooters! Look for our risers out there and be sure to introduce yourself to us when you see us! You can't miss our shirts!
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From Lancaster Archery Website:
We've received an overwhelming response for the Women's Recurve division! With the number of archers already registered for this division, we are expanding the cut for eliminations from the top 8 archers to the top 16 qualifying scores! Payouts will remain the same.
The 2019 Lancaster Archery Classic is scheduled for Jan. 25-27 at the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pa. And while it might not seem possible for the East Coast’s largest indoor archery tournament to get even bigger, the 2019 event promises just that. The 2017 Classic was the first at the massive Spooky Nook complex, which features 17 acres under roof, and it drew a record 1,100 archers from 13 countries. But there’s plenty of room for many more archers.
The 1,600-plus archers expected to enter the 2019 Classic will compete in 15 divisions for over $300,000 in prize and contingency money, including the top payout of $20,000 for the Open Pro champion. That’s a $5,000 increase over last year’s top prize. Read more...
Over $300,000 in Prize & Contingency Money, All Payouts Guaranteed, including $20,000 for 1st Place Open Pro
Open Pro – 1st $20,000, 2nd $7,500, 3rd $5,000, 4th $2,500, 5th $1,500, 6th $1,250, 7th $1,000, 8th $750, 9th thru 16th $500, 17th thru 32nd $350
Women's Open Pro & Masters Open Pro – 1st $4,000, 2nd $2,000, 3rd $1,250, 4th $1,000, 5th thru 8th $500
Men's Open – 1st $4,000, 2nd $1,750, 3rd $1,000, 4th $750, 5th $600, 6th $475, 7th $375, 8th $300, 9th thru 16th $250, 17th thru 32nd $150
Women’s Open, Masters Open, Senior Open & Bowhunter – 1st $1,250, 2nd $700, 3rd $450, 4th $250, 5th thru 8th $200, 9th thru 16th $150
Youth Male Open – 1st $2,000, 2nd $1,000, 3rd $600, 4th $350, 5th thru 8th $250, 9th thru 16th $150
Youth Female Open, Youth Male Recurve & Youth Female Recurve – 1st $1,000, 2nd $550, 3rd $350, 4th $250
Recurve Payouts Increased Again for 2019!
Men's Recurve – 1st $6,000, 2nd $2,500, 3rd $1,500, 4th $750, 5th thru 8th $350, 9th thru 16th $250
Women's Recurve – 1st $3,000, 2nd $1,500, 3rd $1,000, 4th $500, 5th thru 8th $250
Barebow – 1st $6,000, 2nd $2,500, 3rd $1,500, 4th $750, 5th thru 8th $300, 9th thru 16th $200, 17th thru 32nd $150; Plus, LAS Classic Barebow trophies for the top three finishers
In addition, the top three women in the LAS Classic Barebow division, based on Friday’s qualification scores will receive:
1st $750, 2nd $250, 3rd $150; Plus, LAS Classic Barebow trophies
29th Annual ETAR 2018 is history! What a great but very wet week! Congratulations to Calvin Smock for taking home the Eagle Eye Champion Wounded Warriors Benefit Shoot winnings of $1,200 and the most beautiful plaque along with a new hand made trophy from Stick Bowman from Dennis Kozora of Unique Creations from Sarver PA! What an amazing work of art this trophy is and such an honor to have been awarded this piece of art! We see his slogan is "When the Ordinary is not good enough" and this is not the ordinary! Also congratulations to all the shooters qualifying for this very difficult challenge to hit that spot with a wood arrow. Calvin has been lucky enough to win this event twice with his 21st Century Longbow and it is one of the highlights of our year! If you have never attended this event, there are at least 8 challenging courses to shoot along the hillsides and thru the valleys with names like "Cardiac Ridge", "Nine Mile" and "Swamp Course" to keep you busy shooting until your fingers hurt all week! If you like to take pictures, this is a wonderful opportunity to take some great ones! Be sure to put this one on your calendar for next year if you love to shoot and love to camp and love to shop everything Trad! Rain or shine, this is the shoot for you!
CD Archery was also well represented this year! If one of our shooters has a picture they would like to add to this post, please forward them to us in the "Contact Tab" on this site. We have attached the qualifying Eagle Eye Shot from our friend from Canada, Gentian Zoto! If you have not met him yet, you are in for a treat! A great guy and amazing shooter! This is all about having the opportunity to meet wonderful people from all over the world! Think about all the friends you have gained thru this amazing sport. We are humbled by the numbers..
We will be everywhere at the 2018 Indoor National Championships in Cincinnati Ohio on March 9-11! Come see our newest WF27XOlympic riser and see if it's right for you!
Spring is here and so is ASA Pro/Am Championship in Foley Alabama!
Look for Calvin! He has new toys!
WF27XO WF25X WF25XLite WF19
THE VEGAS SHOOT IS APPROACHING! Will you be there? We will! Watch for us! We will be well represented!
2018 Lancaster Classic is in the books! We are so pleased to have, once again, Dewayne Martin and Bobby Worthington in the final 4! Congratulations to all our CD Archery Shooters! Barebow rocked with 125 registered shooters this year! Outstanding! Thanks to Rob Kaufhold, John Wert, The Push and everyone involved with the production of another great event! I'm sure the preparation has already started for 2019! See you there! Congratulations to all the winners! Richard Barker 1st, John Demmer III 2nd, and Dewayne Martin 3rd. The entire video follows the pictures below.
The Barebow community rallied to support the class in 2018! Lancaster Archery will review and adjust the Lancaster Classic payouts for 2019 to recognize the overwhelming response from the Barebow competitors. For the upcoming 2018 Classic Lancaster Archery is able to respond to the surge in participation with the help of a few key sponsors. We are very happy to share this announcement from Rob Koufhold, President of Lancaster Archery Supply.
"Thanks to those companies who have contributed to specifically sponsor the Barebow Recurve Division, we've been able to add special Barebow Recurve trophies plus payouts for the Gold/Silver/Bronze for Women's Barebow Recurve competitors and increase the Payouts even more for the elimination and Shoot-Up finalists in the Barebow Recurve Division. Please thank and patronize these companies and products for their contribution and commitment to the Barebow Recurve community."
These new payouts for the LAS Classic Money Division based on the outcome of the Elimination and Shoot-Up Stage events are: (regardless of gender)
1st: $3,000 plus crystal LAS Classic and Recurve Barebow Championship Trophies
2nd: $1,250 plus Recurve Barebow 2nd Place Trophy
3rd: $650 pls Recurve Barebow 3rd Place Trophy
In addition, the top 3 females in the LAS Classic Barebow Recurve Division based on the Friday's qualification Scores will receive:
1st: $750 plus Women's Recurve Barebow Championship Trophy
2nd: $250 plus Women's Recurve Barebow 2nd Place Trophy
3rd: $150 plus Women's Recurve Barebow 3rd Place Trophy
Please remember to thank these companies for their support:
CD Archery, Galaxy Archery, GILLO Gold Medal Archery of Italy, Arco Sport Spigarelli Archery of Italy, Yost Archery Products & TradTech Archery
WORLD ARCHERY 3D CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ROBION FRANCE 2017 IS ON THE BOOKS!!
We are so excited to announce that Team USA has won GOLD in a very exciting match between Spain and Team USA! Special congratulations to all our 3 shooters at the event and especially our own Dewayne Martin for placing 7th in the individual matches and being the Barebow shooter on the USA Team. The team was consistent of Dewayne Martin, Barebow, our own Calvin Smock, Longbow, and Dalton Richardson, PSE Compound. This was an experience of a lifetime and we are looking forward to more international events! Next stop, Alberta Canada, 2019!!
We are very excited to announce that we will be representing the USA in Robion France in September! We are so pleased to have three CD Archery shooters qualify to shoot in their classes.
Dewayne Martin and Erik Schwartz in Mens Bare Bow class and Joella Bates in Women's Bare Bow.
Also Calvin Smock has qualified for Mens Longbow so we will have a great group of shooters representing the USA! Stay tuned for results!
Be sure to get to this event at Denton Hill!
Check out their website at www.archeryfestivals.com for complete details.
Don't miss Friday night seminar Advanced Aiming Methods by Matt Zirnsak @thepusharchery. Also be sure to look for the CD Archery booth this year and say Hello to Dewayne and Calvin! We're there to take questions and handle our risers! This is the biggest traditional event you will be able to attend!
Congratulations to all our CD Archery shooters for the great showing at the 2016 IBO World Championship & Archery Festival held last weekend at Seven Springs Mountain Resort.
Those shown are:
Mike Wilson 1st Place
Joella Bates 1st Place
Dewayne Martin 1st Place
Bobby Worthington 2nd Place
(Also noting that the WF took all 3 places in the Sr Trad Division with Mike Wilson, 1st, Jim Powell 2nd, and Dan Haire 3rd.)
Results are in!! Our very own partner, Dewayne Martin was able to hold his lead and win the ASA Shooter of the Year in the Traditional Class and also the event at the ASA Classic! Nothing but the best for our WF shooters!! Congratulations Dewayne!
Congratulations to Sierra Lynn Cofield for winning the Long Range Dot Shoot and winning a WF19 and a set of Dryad Recurve limbs at the IBO Tradworlds at Twin Oaks Bow Club.
She will be going to college and shooting on a barebow team! We're thinking she will be way ahead of her competition!!
We could not be happier!
Congratulations to all our winners at the IBO Tradworlds at Twin Oaks TN.
Jessie Dietz won the 3 Rivers Sponsored Womens Challenge and the Trad Tech Ladies Team Shootdown. Spanky Brooks won the 3 Rivers Sponsored Mens Challenge and the overall high score in the final shootdown for $500 each!
Also congratulations to the winners of the CD Archery and Arvin Weaver Selfbow Challenge
Congratulations to Dewayne Martin winning the IBO Triple Crown once again this year for 2016!
Congratulations to Bobby Worthington for his First Place position, Dewayne Martin for taking Second Place and Keith Roberts for taking Third at the ASA Pro Am in London Kentucky this weekend, June 4, 2016! CD Risers had an awesome showing taking 8 of the 10 top positions! Way to go for all our shooters!
Just got home from First Leg of the 2016 IBO Triple Crown in Pipestem Resort State Park West Virginia. What a weekend with all types of weather! Sun, wind, rain, cold, with snow and hail on our way home.
RESULTS ARE IN! CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR CD ARCHERY SHOOTERS FOR A GREAT SHOWING AT THE 1ST LEG OF THE IBO TRIPLE CROWN!
1st in TRAD Dewayne Martin
1st in RU Bobby Worthington
2nd in STRAD Mike Wilson
3rd in STRAD Bill Gustavson
3rd in FTRAD Kim Timberlake
3rd in RU Jim Roher
We'll be heading for ASA in Augusta Georgia for the weekend shoot, April 28th 2016. Hope to see many of our friends there! Calvin & Dewayne
Congratulations to Dewayne Martin for taking Second Place at the ASA Pro Am Championship in Augusta GA!
Congratulations to our Partner, Dewayne Martin on a big win this weekend at the ASA Pro Am Shootout in Paris Texas! Also to Spanky Brooks for taking second and Partner, Calvin Smock for taking 4th place! Yes, that's 3 out of top 4 places shooting CD Archery risers! We are off to a wonderful start for 2016!
Just received these pictures courtesy of Bert Sullivan of hunts of Rhett Palmer who uses his WF19 and Border Limbs. This is from his Texas hunt. The buck grossed over 160 lb! We love to post these pictures!
February 15, 2019: Good morning Janet, to my surprise customs cleared my package today already, so I'm now the proud owner of the 1st WF25X in Argentina!! YAY!!! Won't be able to test it until tomorrow, but just having it in my hands the quality is beyond impressive, kudos to all the team for a magnificent job!!
Just wanted to thank you again, I absolutely love my new WF19 riser. I haven't been able to put it down since I got it. Close to 500+ arrows already. It shoots so nice I almost want to take my plunger out of my WF25X and shot off the rest like with the 19. It has great balance, great grip, and great color (Bronze). Already built some GT Traditional XT's that fly amazing at 20 yds. Thank you so much for making Barebow Shooting such a great experience.
CD Archery Shooter for Life!
January 31, 2017
Good morning Cal!
I finally finished my new bow set up!! I did a rough turning in my garage with a variety of arrows and all shot well. This riser is very well made. It sits dead still balanced perfectly in my hand. I'm taking it to the range tomorrow for some serious shooting. From what I've experienced so far, I think this may turn out to be the riser I've been searching for. Pictures attached. I'll let you folks know my results... ALOHA! DAVE "Deep Woods"
Just to let you know the riser has arrived tonight.. all good.
Thank you so very much...looks fantastic and I'm sure it will shoot as well as it looks so I look forward to the morning.
Thank you for your help and the spare parts and wrench as well as set up.. The bow is now in its place of honor.. the Chinese believe that hanging a bow in a house is very good luck.. The calligraphy says "Black Dragon".. my Chinese name.
Once again thank you for a quality product and great service!
Regards, Peter Taylor (my Chinese name)
Your riser has now made the trip from china to New Zealand.
Not had a chance to hunt with it yet other than a few rabbits but I thought you may like this picture.
I am very happy with the riser...bloody amazing
Thanks guys. Peter taylor.
Martin Ottoson gave the riser for me two weeks ago in Sweden,So I shoot it ever since. I have only positive feedback of riser, and I can saythat Design has managed to brilliantly. Last weekend I shot WA 24 target fieldround in Riihimaki(Finland) I scoring 339 points with a few “stitch” mistakes.I am very pleased to riser and I will shoot all season with this riser.
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We would like to congratulate Kyle Olson who it the new Minnesota State 3D Champion for 2016 with his new CD Archery WF25 bow! Great shooting with another happy customer!!
Date: September 1, 2016 at 5:19:22 PM EDT
Subject: Re: Message via http://cdarchery.jimdo.com/contact/
Real awsome riser. Very proud that it is american made. I put das Long bow limbs on the riser shoots nice. I shoot with a low ancor point and your site window is Perfect , you can really see the target clearly. Nice job what a riser for the money
Hi Janet & Calvin,
This is Craig from Bondi Beach, Sydney Australia (down under).
I shot my new wf19 for the 1st time today at my club, Sydney Bowman. Your riser is amazing to shoot. Your service is awesome. I'm a very happy and grateful Aussie archer.
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We would like to thank Matt Zirnsak @tradtips for all the exposure he has given us thru his videos featuring CD Archery. We will try to keep his links posted here and on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Feel free to view his postings and YouTube videos. Here is his latest with more to come: youtu.be/OaYPOZVPqOk
Longbow Dan: Web Crawl with his WF19 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0jSkbHDU3vE
We started this adventure into barebow innovation in the fall of 2014. As they say, "Necessity is the mother of invention!" We felt it was necessary to do what no one else would do - build a barebow riser right here in the USA.
So Calvin Smock and I, Dewayne Martin, knew we had a big advantage that most other manufacturers do not. We are serious archers that know exactly what we want. We know how a bow is supposed to feel and how it is supposed to shoot.
Calvin's son, Kevin Smock, had worked as a Product Designer for other companies as well as an archery company so we were able to show him exactly how we wanted this to be built. We wanted it to balance with no weights or stabilizers. He created the WF (weight forward) series. Kevin is also currently a knife maker and can be reached at www.smockknives.com.
We presented the prototype to the best barebow archers in the U.S. John Demmer III, Jennifer Stoner, Jared Neal, Alan Eagleton and Gary and Sandy McCain all were able to test it for at least a week. Their reports back to us were all considered. A few changes were made before first production.
We feel we have the ONLY choice for a Barebow riser out there today to meet the specifications of today's serious and competitive shooter. And for the not so serious, it will give you the confidence of shooting a proven winner.
If you choose to own this very innovative one of a kind product, we welcome your feedback!
Also please feel free to browse Kevin's website at www.smockknives.com and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.
OWNERS: Dewayne Martin 1022 Pollard Rd Christiansburg, VA 24073 Phone: (540)-320-1424
Calvin Smock 227 St Johns Rd Fredonia, PA 16124 Phone: (724)-866-0163