Congrats to Northern Axperts for their recent announcement to bring axe throwing to Sault Ste. Marie & North Bay, in addition to their original location in Sudbury Ontario this Fall!
NATF sanctioned leagues will soon be taking place each Tuesday at all locations - check out their website for sign-up details to compete for a position in the 2018 National Axe Throwing Championship.
Here it is! Check out this great footage prepared by our friends at Beau's All Natural Brewing from the 2017 National Axe Throwing Championship and All Star Weekend.
Good luck to everyone playing hard this year to qualify for finals at next February's NATC. Did we mention it's only 7 months away?
Good news for out of town visitors to Toronto for Summer Skills! The National Axe Throwing Federation has secured special rates for anyone looking for a place to stay in a prime location this upcoming Labor Day.
Use the following details for preferred pricing at the Howard Johnston Yorkville Hotel in downtown Toronto, which is only 4km away from the Skills Competition taking place at BATL's Toronto West location.
Confirmation #: 60350855
Group Name: NATF
Arrival Date: 9/3/17
Departure Date: 9/5/17
Non-smoking king $151.20 CAD
Non-smoking two doubles $159.20 CAD
To book the rate call 1-866-820-2718.
True North Axe Throwing is the latest member to join the National Axe Throwing Federation. Based in Lethbridge Alberta, with plans to soon open a second venue in Utah, the folks at True North will soon be competing in regional competition against Forged Axe Throwing and BATL Calgary on their road to the NATC.
Their first league season just launched on Tuesday - we can't wait to see ya'll in friendly competition soon!
We've got some major announcements coming up for our yearly Summer Skills competition happening this Labour Day (Monday September 4th) in Toronto, but we first figured we'd tease you with a video from Winter Skills this past February. Thanks to Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. for the video work, and constant support of the axe throwing community.
Summer Skills events will include Blackjack, Doubles, Around the World and Yahtzee. Tickets go on sale July 9th, so stay tuned for details. Any Axe Throwing organizations out there who are interested in being a part of our ever growing community, don't be shy. Reach out and we'll let you know how you can become part of the movement
One of the NATF's founding members, Urban Axes recently announced their planned expansion for 3 new locations in Baltimore, Cincinnati and Austin later this year. Details for opening dates will be announced soon, but we couldn't be more happy to have our axe throwing community spreading so quickly across North America. We can't wait to meet ya'll at next year's National Axe Throwing Championship!
Northern Axeperts are the latest members to join the NATF, with 2 competitive leagues already underway at their recently opened at their Sudbury location in Northern Ontario, Canada - and a second location coming soon to the nearby city of North Bay. We'll see you guys soon at our Summer Skills competition in Toronto!
When not throwing in our weekly competitive leagues, NATF players love to have some fun with our specialized axe throwing games which are featured as part of our semi-annual Skills Competitions.
Our next axe throwing Summer Skills competition will be held Labour Day weekend in Toronto, Canada, and feature 4 competitive games including Around the World, Doubles, Blackjack and Yahtzee.
Full instructional videos for all of our Skills games can be found on the NATF website here. Stay tuned for more details to follow soon for Labour Day!
NATF founding members Riot Axe were recently featured in local media outlet, the Guelph Mercury Tribune, with a terrific article explain their early beginnings a success in bring axe throwing to residents of Guelph Ontario.
Check out the full article here.
We couldn't be more proud to have visited Red Door Family Shelter yesterday to deliver our donation of $4,057.28 from the proceeds of this year's National Axe Throwing Championship.
Matt Wilson representing the NATF, together with Rob Morra on behalf of Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. were greeted with a warm welcome by the team at Red Door, who shared some incredibly moving stories of how the money will be put to use - such as helping a local family with 3 children who are to in transition and without home get back on their feet, and into a place of their own.
To our amazing family in the axe throwing community, thank you for being there for each other, and for others. To our All Star Weekend sponsors - we can't say enough about you guys ... this wouldn't have been possible without your generous support.