The Salinas Bowmen Archery Club was established on August 1, 1947, and became incorporated as a non-profit organization on May 20, 1959. Throughout the years, Salinas Bowmen has been committed to promoting the spirit of good fellowship among all archers and has been instrumental in introducing the great sport of archery to men, women, and children of all ages. The bald eagle is the official logo of Salinas Bowmen. Known for its strength in flight and keen vision, the eagle has the ability to see far-off challenges. Salinas Bowmen have faced many challenges throughout the years and will continue to soar in pursuit of excellence.
Our club has developed a 4-star NFAA-Certified outdoor archery range locate on Crazy Horse Canyon Road. The 15-acre range consists of 28 target NFAA Field Course made up of covered compressed foam targets . The practice range consists of several covered compressed targets ranging from 10 to 80 yards. We also have a 90 meter FITA lane with 3 targets, one broadhead target and a 3D target walking course with over 18 unmarked yardage targets.
Mission Trail Bowhunters Association (MTBA)
The Salinas Bowmen are members of the Mission Trail Bowhunters Association. The MTBA is comprised of five clubs in the South Bay Area. See below for list:
|Black Mountain Bowmen||Santa Teresa Park Archery Range, San Jose|
|Bowhunter’s Unlimited||Stevens Creek Archery Range, Cupertino|
|King’s Mountain Archers||Huddard County Park, Woodside|
|Salinas Bowmen||238 Crazy Horse Canyon Rd, Salinas|
|Santa Cruz Archers||DeLaveaga Archery Range, Santa Cruz|
Salinas Bowmen’s philosophy is to promote, advance and perpetuate field and target archery; the spirit of good fellowship among all archers, to promote harmony among the archery community and those who support archery; to encourage the use of the bow in the taking of all legal game and fish; the propagation and conservation of fish and game; and to comply with the National Field Archery (NFAA) and California Bowmen Hunters (CBH) Association’s (see Appendix C) established rules and regulations in a Salinas Bowmen sponsored events and contests.