CARLISLE, PA - Sports and outdoor enthusiasts will converge on central Pennsylvania during the weekend of September 6-8, 2013 for the all-new Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Nationals. The event, taking place at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds, hosts family fun, displays, industry guests, interactive exhibits, demonstrations and more. Best of all, the weekend caters to all branches of the sports and outdoor lifestyle. In doing so, Carlisle Events is pleased to welcome the National Wild Turkey Federation onsite for their archery shoots and competitions. In addition, Cabela's will be sponsoring the shoot and will provide upwards of $5,000 in prizes for competitors.

Along with the NWTF, the State College Archery Club will also present additional competitions. The club hosts a fun shoot, while the NWTF anchors onsite competitions. As part of the set up, there will be 3D targets with the 3D shoot presented by NWTF. Rinehart targets will be set up at various distances on the course. Additionally, a more challenging option exists for those who are part of the competition, as they will be prohibited from using a range finder. With distance and breeze a factor, that will make the battles that much more intense. Participation in the archery competition and fun shoot has an additional fee associated. As part of the entry costs, prizes will be available via Cabela's for those participating in the 3D shoot. Additional prizes will be available for those participating in the fun shoot. All registrations must take place onsite during event weekend.

"The NWTF has embarked on its new Save the Habitat, Save the Hunt initiative, which aims to create 1.5 million new hunters, conserve or enhance 4 million acres of wildlife habitat and open access to 500,000 acres for public hunting," said Chris Piltz, NWTF Special Events Coordinator. "Bringing our archery competition to the Carlisle Sports and Outdoor Nationals will help achieve these goals as we work to create the next generation of hunters and conservationists."

Further, the NWTF will be offering multiple interactive kids activities. These additional programs are designed to foster the growth of the hobby, increase interest with the future of the sport and in general, provide something fun for young enthusiasts to participate in. A complete list of all weekend activities and the form to register for this event are available online via Finally, anyone interested in being a sponsor, vendor or guest can call 717-243-7855 for more information.

About Carlisle Events: Carlisle Events is a partner or producer of 17 annual collector car, truck, motorcycle and outdoor-themed events. Events are held at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds (Carlisle, PA), Bloomsburg Fairgrounds (Bloomsburg, PA), Allentown Fairgrounds (Allentown, PA), Auburn Auction Park (Auburn, IN) and Festival Park (Zephyrhills, FL). The season schedule hosts a sports and outdoors event, seven automotive swap meets of varying size, six auctions, as well as individual specialty shows featuring Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, trucks, motorcycles, imports and kit cars and tuner and modern customs. Founded in 1974 by friends Bill Miller and Chip Miller, events hosted at Carlisle attract more than a half a million enthusiasts annually from all corners of the globe. More information is available via