The purpose of the GBAA, as defined in the Constitution and Bylaws, is: (1) To unite field archery clubs and shops in the state of Georgia into one organized unit that will work uniformly and effectively in providing for the development of the sport of archery in conformance with the will of a majority of the membership. (2) To provide the basic plan by which individual archers can organize into a club that becomes part of the State Association, in order to regulate and administer the sport within Georgia. (3)
To provide affiliation with the National Field Archery Association (NFAA). (4) To foster, expand, promote and perpetuate the practice of field archery and any other archery games as the GBAA may adopt and enforce uniform rules, regulations, procedures, conditions, and methods of playing such games. (5) To encourage the use of the bow in the hunting of all legal game birds and animals, and to protect, improve, and increase the sport of hunting with a bow and arrow. (6) To conduct a continuous educational program designed to acquaint the public and the archer with the use of the bow as a recreation and a weapon suitable for the hunting of legal game. (7) To conduct tournaments to determine State champions in all archery games adopted by the GBAA and to provide sanctions for tournaments. (8) To develop programs dedicated to the conservation and preservation of game and its natural habitat, and to cooperate with the federal and state agencies and sportsman and conservation organizations also dedicated to this purpose. (9) To cooperate with other archery associations to foster and perpetuate the use of the bow in accordance with its ancient and honorable traditions. (10) To foster and perpetuate a spirit of good fellowship and sportsmanship among all archers. (11) To evolve and conduct programs that will give recognition to archers for proficiency with the bow and arrow in all sanctioned competition and hunting accomplishments. (12) To regularly inform each member, in good standing, as to the major problems and issues affecting the sport of archery and hunting with bow and arrow, and/or to the action proposed or taken in order that the membership may make its will known to their duly elected representatives.
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