DVA Events

DVA and it's members either host, sponsor and/or support the following events.

QCCA Outdoor Show

February 13-16, 2020 - Thursday thru Sunday. DVA supports the The Outdoor Show with archery demonstrations, lessons and allowing kids to practice shooting at paper and 3D targets.

Thursday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.: Saturday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.: and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification Class

February 29, 2020 - Saturday, The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course provides graduates the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety both on and off the archery range. The Level 1 Instructor will learn about range safety, range setup, the steps of shooting, equipment and repair, programs and lesson plans and is well prepared to teach beginner archery programs to people of all ages and abilities in a variety of disciplines. Indoor Range, 8am-4pm.

DVA Club Banquet

March 13, 2020 - Friday, DVA Club Banquet with League Awards will be held at the Izaak Walton League Davenport Chapter. Doors open at 5pm, dinner at 6pm.

QC Senior Olympics

Canceled due to COVID-19, DVA sponsors the QC Senior Olympics 900 Round Target Shoot. Registration starts at 7am and the shoot begins at 9am.

The primary purposes of the Quad Cities Senior Olympics, Inc. are to improve health, fitness and quality of life for participants. The objectives are to encourage and promote the active lifestyle for individuals over the age of 50. The QCSO accomplishes its objectives and purposes by providing a showcase to recognize individual and group excellence in creativity and fitness through opportunities in a wide variety of athletic competitions as well as in visual, literary, performing and heritage arts.

Women in the Outdoors

Canceled due to COVID-19, DVA supports the NWTF Women in the Outdoors with archery demonstrations and lessons.

Prior to the implementation of Women in the Outdoors, NWTF supported female-focused outdoor skills training programs through various organizations. Seeing the demand for such activities for women, the NWTF expanded its outreach efforts to include a formal Women in the Outdoors program in 1998.

Jake's Day

Canceled due to COVID-19, DVA sponsors the NWTF Big River Long Beards Davenport Chapter Jake's Day. Starts at 9am at the DVA Outdoor Range.

JAKES is dedicated to informing, educating and involving youth in wildlife conservation and the wise stewardship of our natural resources. NWTF chapters provide youth ages 12 and younger chances to explore their outdoor world through fun events that help pass on the traditions of responsible hunting, teach the principles of habitat management, hunting ethics and safety.