The Archery Trade Association announced winners for its third annual Best in Show awards program at the 2022 ATA Trade Show in Louisville, Jan. 7-9.
The ATA recognized two individuals and three organizations in its Impact Awards program. Additionally, three products in the Featured Product Showcase won an award and six products received awards through the New Product Launch Showcase.
Timmy Thomas won an Individual Impact Award. Photo Credit: ATA
The ATA created the Impact Award program to recognize those who use their voice or platform to inspire others to participate in archery and bowhunting. “Impact” means having a strong effect on someone or something. Individuals and companies that worked to grow archery sports were eligible. A nominee’s impact could be driven by creativity, service, technology, engagement, longevity, sustainability, and overcoming adversity or awareness. The award recipients are:
Read ATA's article "ATA Announces 2022 Impact Award Winners" for recipient reactions and information about the winners.
JAKT Gear accepts their Featured Product award. Photo Credit: ATA
The Featured Products Showcase serves as a product preview for attendees. Exhibitors could submit products to be put on display in the Featured Products Showcase. Each product was automatically entered to receive a Best in Show award. Buyers voted for their favorite products on Day 1 of the Show. The winning products are:
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Tethrd accepts their New Product Introduced at the Show award. Photo Credit: ATA
The New Product Launch Showcase allows exhibitors with products released at the Show or with products released after Oct. 1, 2021, to enter to win a Best in Show award. Over 100 products were submitted between both categories. A team of industry judges selected products that exemplifed innovation to receive an award. The winners are:
Products Introduced at the Show
Products Introduced after October 1, 2021
Congratulations to all our winners! For more information about the ATA’s awards program, please contact Allison Jasper, ATA’s senior director of marketing and communications, at email@example.com or (507) 233-8136.