Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the National Archery Association, known today as USA Archery, was formed in 1879 to foster and promote the sport of archery. USA Archery is the National Governing Body for the Olympic sport of archery.

USA Archery is the organization recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee for the purpose of selecting and training men’s and women’s teams to represent the U.S. in Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and Pan American Games. USA Archery also selects teams for World Championships, World Cups and other international competitions annually. 

Membership in USA Archery is open to everyone involved in all disciplines of archery. USA Archery sanctions more than 300 events annually and conducts indoor, outdoor and youth National Championships as well as the United States Archery Team Qualifier Series. USA Archery also conducts youth and adult archery programs throughout the United States, and trains archery instructors and coaches. The mission of USA Archery is to provide the necessary resources to foster strong athlete participation, competition and training in the sport of archery. 

Click the links on the left to learn more about USA Archery's governance by Board of Directors, how to volunteer with a committee, view financial documents, or learn more about the organization's strategic direction. Click here to download the USA Archery brochure, which explains the various programs and opportunities available through USA Archery.