Eagle+ digital subscriptions | E-Eagle | Manage Delivery
Centershot Ministries, an organization that combines archery with religious teachings took part in the shoot.
Link to image
| Buy this photo
Michael Pearce / The Wichita Eagle
Kris Kobach's youth archery shoot was named after the statue that sits atop the Kansas capital building.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach awards medallions to an age group at the youth archery shoot he sponsored.
Bows furnished by the Kansas Archery in the Schools program wait kids.
Secretary of State Kris Kobach coaches his daughters five-year-old Reagan, (left) and seven-year-old Lillian. Their mother also enjoys archery and Kobach is an avid bowhunter.
Cayden Harper, Kansas City, tries casting at one of the displays the Ad Astra archery shoot.
This yaers Ad Astra event was held at MacLennan Park, near Cedar Crest, in Topeka. Next year Kris Kobach hopes to have it on the grounds of the Kansas capital.
A group of kindergarten-third-graders take aim at Secretary of State Kris Kobach's Ad Astra Archery Tournament.
The shoot's medallion is modeled after the Ad Astra sculpture atop the Kansas capital.
Cayden Harper, 8, takes aim.
Anna Rio shows medallions all kids got for participating in Kris Kobach's Ad Astra Archery Tournament.
Some of the hundreds of arrows shot at Saturday's youth archery shoot in Topeka.
Todd Lovin, of the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism helps a young shooter score her arrows.
All of the shooters had to have been experienced in target archery shooting through the National Archery in the Schools Program, 4H or other organizations. Beginners could get free lessons at the shoot.
Related story: Aimed in the right direction