ATBA-ABOUT US-Objectives of the Alberta Traditional Bowhunters Association:


  • To be advocates for bowhunting with all forms of traditional archery equipment that include primitive-bows, longbows, self bows, flat bows and recurve bows which are hand-held and drawn and released by muscle power.

  • To be a political voice to promote, enhance and preserve traditional bow hunting

  • To promote and preserve the historic, archeological and cultural importance of the traditional bow and arrow.

  • Endeavor to pass  on, our knowledge of the art, history and science of traditional archery to our youth and others.

  • To unite traditional archers for the promotion and enhancement of traditional archery activities, wherever that may be.

  • Provide venues for our members to enjoy camaraderie, fraternity, and archery events, including bow hunting.

  • To promote conservation through actions. 

  • Support, liaise, and or affiliate with organizations that are working to preserve and enhance conservation, hunter education, bow hunting and hunting.

  • Recognize that this organization is only as strong as the volunteer commitment and to honor our volunteers.

  • To live by our Creed




Upcoming Events

May. 19, 2023 6:00 PM to May. 22, 2023 4:00 PM

2023 ATBA AGM and FUN Shoot
Eckville, Alberta

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Aug. 04, 2023 5:00 PM to Aug. 07, 2023 4:00 PM

2023 ATBA Heritage Classic Jamboree
Entrance Ranch Hinton, AB.

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