The Archery competition in the State Games of Mississippi is always popular and draws a crowd.

The State Games of Mississippi continues after a opening with several events last weekend. The action continues this week. For more information, go to the State Games website or call 601-482-0205.

The archery competition will be held Saturday and Sunday at Bonita Lakes Park in Meridian. The times will be 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. each day. The entry fee is $30 which includes one 3-D event and one field archery event. Each additional event is $10. Competitors may enter more than one event per day. Deadline is 30 minutes before each event.

The events are 3-D targets and field targets. The divisions are as follows:

Men's Open
Senior Open
Open C
Men's Bowhunter
Open Bowhunter
Men's Bowhunter Novice
Traditional unlimited
Women's Open
Women's Bowhunter
Young Adult (age 15-17)
Youth (age 12-14)
Eagle (age 9-11)
Jr. Eagle (age 8 and under)