Category C - Bowhunters who
have shown literary or organizational excellence.
His dreams of taking archery beyond the NAA way of
tournaments to what John Yount and his friends called "field
shooting" over a roving range of targets became reality. And a way
many of the archers and bowhunters wanted to better perfect their
bowhunting skills and a way of shooting targets at an unknown distance.
Its acceptance as a nationally known organization spread throughout the
United States and is now one of the largest organizations of archers and
bowhunters in the world, know as the National Field Archers Association
This was all accomplished through the
1940s when many others felt the same way as John, and knew there had to be
a better way than the NAA way of just shooting targets at known distances
and in a park-like atmosphere.