It was the most memorable of days yesterday, with players representing NATF members from across North America competing in the annual National Axe Throwing Championship. At the end of a gruelling 8 hour tournament with over 125 competitors, it was Stefan Herda from the Backyard Axe Throwing League who became the inagugeral winner of the Wilson Cup and $1000 prize money. Congrats Stefan, and thanks to our weekend sponsors, volunteers and everyone who came out to make it an incredible All Star Weekend.
Urban Axes and the Backyard Axe Throwing League were recently featured by GearJunkie, which examined the emerging popularity of axe throwing across North America. Check out the full article online here! https://gearjunkie.com/hatchet-axe-throwing-leagues
Have you wondered why the NATF website has included a Polish language translation selection these past few months? Well, the secret's out - the National Axe Throwing Federation's now expanded to include a Polish member organization!
A warm welcome to Kacper and the team that have recently opened Axe Nation in Krakow - we're looking forward to throwing against you in some friendly transatlantic competition in the years ahead.
Save the date! Tickets for All Star Weekend, presented by Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. go on sale online to players from all NATF member organizations next Thursday, 19 January, with the following early bird pricing:
• Skills Competition only: $25
• Prom only: $60
• Prom & Skills combo: $70
It's all for a good cause, with this year's All Star Weekend benefiting Red Door Family Shelter - so plan to get your tickets before they're gone!
Special thanks to Beau's Natural Brewing and all other NATF Partners for making the 2017 All Star Weekend possible
The annual NATF All Star Weekend is just around the corner, with the National Axe Throwing Championship and Winter Skills Competition both taking place Sunday, 19 February 2017 in Toronto, Canada.
Our Winter Skills Competition is open to registration by all NATF players, with on-sale information for tickets to be announced soon. Can't wait to start brushing up on your game? Check out instructional videos describing details of each event below!
Attention all NATF players in Canada! We've heard through good sources that the Amazing Race Canada is looking to have a team of Axe Throwers compete in their 5th season, with filming taking place in 2017.
The time to submit your entry is limited however, with deadline for team submissions being midnight on 1 December. Full details for casting may be found here:
Save the date! The inaugural NATF All Star Weekend is being held February 19 - 20 in Toronto, ON. Things will begin on Sunday with the National Axe Throwing Championship, with the best throwers from all member locations squaring off head to head, followed by our Skills Competition and Axe Prom hosted by BATL taking place on Monday. Stay tuned for full weekend details and ticket info!
The National Axe Throwing Federation is thrilled to announce that 6 months after founding, the organization is expanding to include Thunderbolt Axe Throwing in Chicago, USA, and Maniax located in Sydney Australia. Today's expansion will benefit all affiliated players who can now compete head-to-head against an even larger footprint of world class throwers. Welcome to the family!
Check out the great piece on Urban Axes, the Backyard Axe Throwing League and emergence of the NATF in today's Washington Post!