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NFAA Easton Yankton
Archery Complex

800 Archery Lane
Yankton, SD 57078


Weekdays: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 10am - 7pm
Sunday: 12pm - 7pm

NEYAC To Offer Level 1 and 2 Instructor Courses March 22-23

A combined Level 1/Level 2 Instructor Certification Course will be offered the weekend of March 22-23 at the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex. The course information is below and registration can be done online at The deadline for registration is March 13th so that materials can be ordered.

A Level 1 Instructor is most closely associated with a "grassroots" program that is short-term in scope and focused on introducing basic archery skills to beginners. Such programs would include: camps, Scouting, 4-H, and Parks and Recreation.

  • Course content: Range safety, range set-up, basic equipment setup and repair, and how to teach the basic steps of shooting.
  • Length of Course: 4-12 hours
  • Prerequisites**: Minimum age: 15
  • Course Cost: $80.25, including tax
  • Certification period: Three years
  • Any Level 1 Instructor who wants individual insurance coverage will need to become a member of USA Archery and complete a background check
  • Level 1 Course is not required to attend the Level 2 Course

A Level 2 Instructor works with a more established archery program such as J.O.A.D., A.S.A.P., college clubs and local clubs with a strong beginner component. Level 2 Instructors are also certified to teach Level 1 courses. Current Level 2 Instructors with a successful background screen are eligible for insurance benefits.

  • Course Content: Basic shooting steps, introduce intermediate shooting steps, safety, range set-up; equipment setup and repair, fitting equipment to an archer, how to teach archery and how to teach a Level 1Instructor Course.
  • Length of Course: 12-20 hours
  • Prerequisites: Minimum age: 18, USA Archery or NFAA membership, Successful background screen, successful completion of SafeSport training
  • Course Cost: $176.55, including tax
  • Certification period: Three years.

Please note: No certification will be processed without membership, a successful background screen and completion of SafeSport training

Register Online