LANSING, Mich.The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA), along with the MSU Archery Club and the Hope Sports Complex are pleased to be teaming up to host the 2016 National Outdoor Collegiate Archery Championships, May 19-22, 2016.

This event, being held for the first time in Greater Lansing, will bring over 300 archers from 40 different colleges and 22 different U.S. states to compete in Greater Lansing during this multi-day competition.

“This is a first-rate sports event for the region and for the governing body to select Greater Lansing to host is a huge win,” said Meghan Ziehmer, Manager of Sports Events. “Our resume of past successful archery events combined with the strength of our regional partners was a key to getting this event which will have all kinds of positive impact on the community as a whole.”

The National Outdoor Collegiate Archery Championships will include over 300 participants, coaches, officials and hundreds more friends and family for an average four-night stay in the Greater Lansing area. During the stay, visitors will have time to get out and explore the community and its many restaurants, shops and attractions.

The competition, which will include both individual and team rounds, will feature the very best college-aged archers in the country. The event is spectator-friendly with free admission daily. There is a $5 charge for parking at Hope Sports Complex.

Visit for additional event information. If you have specific questions about the event or the GLSA, contact Meghan Ziehmer at 734-417-8967.