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The NFAA Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding, promoting and perpetuating the sport of archery. The Foundation is a 501(c)3 Public Charitable Foundation and all donations meet the IRS requirements as charitable donations. In partnership with Easton Foundations, the NFAAF awards over $30,000 in archery scholarships to student athletes each year.

Situated on nearly 100 acres; the NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Center includes three outdoor field ranges, a 3D range, two FITA ranges, a 90m indoor range with a raised viewers’ mezzanine, two classrooms, a fitness studio, an art studio and the NFAA Foundation Archery Museum.

Yankton is a great spot for year-round recreation! Yankton, SD has numerous ways to enjoy the outdoors, including resorts, camping, fishing and all forms of water recreation on Lewis & Clark Lake and the Missouri River. The Yankton Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to help make your stay in Yankton memorable.

Explore South Dakota and feel at home in our state. We go out of our way to welcome visitors as they explore our world-class attractions and phenomenal outdoor opportunities. The South Dakota Department of Tourism is here to serve the people of South Dakota and all who come to meet our Great Faces and explore our Great Places.


The goal of The Easton Foundations is to promote and maintain the viability of archery by growing the sport as a mainstream activity at the state, regional and national level. This will be accomplished by developing grassroots programs in communities and schools, supporting college and university programs, and through these efforts, inspire the next generation of Olympic hopefuls.

A strong supporter of the NFAA Foundation and title sponsor of the First Dakota Classic, First Dakota National Bank was founded in Yankton in 1872. Today, First Dakota has grown to a network of 16 full service and 6 loan production offices with assets over $945 million and delivers a complete array of banking, investment and trust services.

The Sport:80 team have been involved with the sport of archery for almost 10 years. We are now utilising our extensive knowledge, expertise and experience to develop a ludicrously inventive and exciting Sports Management Platform to support the continued progress of the sport at all levels. We are delighted to have partnered with the NFAA to support the WAYC 2015.

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 in the U.S. for the Olympic sport of archery.

Our Supporters Say it Best

  • We are unbelievably excited to invite the World to our state-of-the-art archery facility. Yankton is a quiet and impressive river city that offers a safe environment for young athletes from around the World. Our community has a long history with the sport of archery as past host of National and World events. We look forward to putting on a World-class event!–Bruce Cull – NFAA President

  • Yankton welcomes you with true Great Plains warmth!  As the event manager, our committee has been working for months to provide you a world-class archery experience with a hometown feel.  While in South Dakota, we would like to share with you our Native American culture, outdoor lifestyle and welcoming community.  We hope that many of you will be able to participate in the post-archery tours to Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills.–Nancy Wenande – WAYC Tournament Manager

  • Yankton is extremely proud of the fact that we were picked to host the 2015 WAYC event and welcomes all archers to our city and state.  Many individuals and groups have been involved with making this the best experience for everyone involved and we all hope your experience brings you back to our area again.–Dave Carda – Mayor, Yankton

  • We are excited to show off our signature Midwest hospitality and beautiful community. Our committee is planning a fun filled week for all participants that not only focuses around top-level archery but also encourages the archers to interact with each other. What an incredible opportunity for these young archers to learn about different cultures and meet their peers from around the World!–Brittany Salonen – WAYC Assistant Tournament Manager

  • The City of Yankton welcomes all the archers, coaches, parents, and fans to city that has become the archery capital of the U.S.–Todd Larson – Yankton Parks and Recreation Director

  • When you arrive in Yankton, you will enjoy Midwestern hospitality that comes from the heart.  Yankton’s history, natural beauty, and love of archery will create an all-American experience you will never forget.–Amy Nelson – City Manager, Yankton

  • The Yankton School District warmly welcomes the student athletes and coaches who will be participating in this wonderful event!  We are eager to learn more about the visiting countries and wish their families a terrific visit in Yankton.– Dr. Wayne Kindle – Superintendent of Schools, Yankton

  • On behalf of myself, and the entire Mount Marty College community, we want to wish all competitors and visitors a warm welcome. Hospitality is one of our core values, and we think you will find that out about not only the college but the entire Yankton community.– Chuck Iverson – Director of Athletics, Mount Marty College