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45th Annual NFAA Indoor National Championships to be Held at Navy Pier in Chicago

The National Field Archery Association (NFAA) is excited to announce that its 45th Annual Indoor National Championships will be hosted at the historic Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois, February 14-16, 2025.

The NFAA will host its 45th Indoor National Championships at the historic Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois, from February 14-16, 2025. This prestigious event will gather archers from across the nation to compete in one of the archery community's most anticipated tournaments, shooting the iconic blue & white NFAA 40cm target.

Next year’s venue, Navy Pier, is one of Chicago’s most popular attractions, located just off the Magnificent Mile. Known for its vibrant atmosphere and scenic views of Lake Michigan, Navy Pier offers a variety of attractions suitable for all ages, including the famous Centennial Wheel, Chicago Children's Museum, year-round festivals, and numerous dining and shopping options. Its central location provides families and participants a perfect mix of competitive action and leisure, enhancing the experience of all attendees. Festival Hall, located in the heart of the Navy Pier, offers an expansive indoor venue with over 170,000 square feet of event space. Learn more at https://navypier.org/.

Bruce Cull, Executive Director of the NFAA, expressed his enthusiasm about the location, stating, "We have been searching nationwide for the 2025 Indoor Nationals location, and we are excited to have a unique venue like Navy Pier. Navy Pier offers a wealth of attractions, making it an ideal spot to explore and enjoy beyond the competition." Cull further noted, “In addition, we are working on an exciting new partnership event that will coincide with the championship. This will give archers the opportunity to compete in two events over the same weekend!”

"Navy Pier is pleased to welcome the NFAA Indoor National Championships in February 2025. As the Midwest’s top nonprofit tourism destination, we are excited to offer our guests over 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, and more along Lake Michigan. With facilities designed to inspire, educate, and connect communities from across the globe, we look forward to hosting more than 3,000 participants and spectators at this prestigious event and sharing all that Navy Pier has to offer," said a spokesperson for Navy Pier.

Hotel information for participants and attendees will be released shortly, ensuring convenient accommodations are available to complement this top-tier archery event.

Keep an eye out for more updates as the event gets closer, and make sure to circle February 14-16, 2025, on your calendars! Come join us for some thrilling competition at one of the country's top venues and enjoy all the beauty Chicago has to offer. We hope to see you there!

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