WARRENSBURG, Mo. (AP) - More than 1,300 Missouri students are expected to participate in the state archery contest March 23 at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.
The Missouri Department of Conservation and the Conservation Federation of Missouri are coordinating the contest.
Students who shoot a qualifying score will compete in the National Archery in the Schools Program world championships June 28-30 in St. Louis.
The program provides archery programs to fourth-through-12th grade students. The organization says more than 58,000 Missouri students from 266 schools participate.