JEFFERSON CITY Mo -- The Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP) will hold its 2011 state tournament Feb 25-26 at Linn State Technical College Student Activity Center, One Technology Drive in Linn. Almost 1,000 students from around the state will participate.
MoNASP is coordinated through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) in partnership with schools and supporting organizations throughout the state. MoNASP is an affiliate of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) and promotes education, self-esteem and physical activity for students in grades 4-12 through participation in the sport of archery.
More than 25,000 Missouri students from 148 schools participate in MoNASP. Since NASP's beginnings in 2002, more than seven million students have participated in the program through 7,350 schools in 47 states and five countries.