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April 30, 2024

Chinook Seedery becomes title sponsor of the 140th USA Archery National Target Championship and U.S. Open

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - For archers up and down the line, maintaining those energy levels during a long day of competition is crucial and so USA Archery’s new partner, Chinook Seedery, may just provide a solution to fend off those hunger pangs.

Chinook Seedery is a Texas-based company which produces uniquely flavored sunflower seeds, including jalapeño ranch, parmesan and pepper, lemon pepper, dill pickle, hatch chile, smokehouse bbq, cinnamon toast, and original.

As part of the relationship, Chinook Seedery will become the title sponsor of the 140th USA Archery Target Nationals and U.S. Open, which takes place in Lubbock, Texas from August 14-17.

Mark Pettyjohn is the Founder and Chief Seed Enthusiast of Chinook Seedery. He said, “We launched in 2015 having had a vision to do sunflower seeds better. There’s no premium brand in the market, and no better-for-you brand.

“We’re focused on quality and quality ingredients. We roast our seeds in small batches instead of mass producing them, and we’re having a crazy period of growth this year. We’re setting record numbers every month, both online and in retail stores.”

A young company that has already cornered the market in the Lone Star State, they have recently landed in around 1,500 stores in California as their nationwide presence builds.

And Pettyjohn admits sunflower seeds and archery make the perfect fit. He added, “We got to know Brady Ellison, and he told us how many people are eating seeds when they’re practicing, and why not? It’s a great outdoor snack food, whether archery or hunting or camping, hiking, fishing, baseball, or road-tripping.

“We couldn’t be more delighted to be partnering with USA Archery and to have our name associated with an event that is rich in history and deep in quality.”

Registration for the Chinook Seedery USA Archery Target Nationals and U.S. Open is available.

As well as the individual event, there will also be both a mixed team and team competition. Plus, barebow will have their own masters division within the 50, 60 and 70 age classes, while a new barebow award will be presented to the top archer across Indoor Nationals, Field Nationals and Target Nationals.

Register now for the individual, the mixed team (one male and one female from the same bow type and age class) and the team competition (three archers from the same bow type, gender and age class).

The early registration fee runs through July 24. The deadline for registration is July 31. The event takes place at Berl Huffman Athletic Complex from August 14-17.

Those wishing to register for coach credentials can do so HERE. Online registration for coach credentials will close on August 9.

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