Meadowcroft Atlatl Competition

Date & Time
Saturday, Jun. 17, 2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village 401 Meadowcroft Road
Avella PA, 15312
Ticketing Included with Meadowcroft admission

Test your atlatl skills at Meadowcroft’s annual competition. 

Learn how to throw an atlatl, a pre-historic throwing stick that American Indians would have used prior to a bow and arrow, and watch some of the best athletes from the World Atlatl Association compete for high score at Meadowcroft’s annual atlatl competition. All ages and skill-levels are welcome to join.


Access to the World Atlatl Competition is included with Meadowcroft admission. Purchasing tickets in advance is encouraged, but tickets will also be sold at the Visitor Center depending on availability.