Axe Throwing Now Available

Our axe-throwing lanes are now open! We have walk-in throwing open on Mondays & Tuesdays and group reservations can be made for any day except Wednesday and Thursday. See Axe-Throwing for more information or to make a reservation.

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Axes & Arrows Holiday Scramble

Axes at Average Joes is here. To celebrate our new axe throwing range and close out the year with something new we are hosting a Axes & Arrows Holiday Scramble on December 31st. Everyone in the scramble will compete in 3 disciplines, axe throwing, target archery, and 3D archery (foam targets).

Check-in & registration opens at 8 am.

$35 early registration 
$40 same-day registration 

We will start at 9 am with a 30-arrow target round (6, 5 arrow ends) shot on an NFAA indoor target. Archer’s choice of single or five spot target.

After a short break with snacks & drinks, we will move on to axe throwing & 3D archery.

15 axe round. Target point values will be doubled. Red dot = 12  Inner Ring = 10 then 8, 6, 4, & Outter ring = 2. We will not be scoring the blue dots.

3D archery will be 15 targets with 12, 10, 8, 5 scorings.

1st, 2nd, & 3rd place will be awarded for each individual discipline, for each age class, and split by compound & barebow/recurve.

1st place will be awarded for the best 2 of 3 score total.

Ages and archery distance.
7-12    10  Yards (3D will be varied distance with the longest shot @ 20 yards)
13-17   20  Yards
18 +    20  Yards

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Archery For Christmas

If you have some Christmas archery shopping to do you are welcome to stop by the store. We are happy to help.

The shop will be closing at 4 pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed all day for Christmas. We will also be closing at 4 pm on New Year’s Eve and all day on New Year’s Day.

We have a few options for you that can be ordered right from our site. NOTE, all of our website purchases include gift receipts that are emailed directly to you after your purchase.

Our gift cards can be ordered online and picked up in-store with the emailed gift receipt.

Our favorite gifts for Christmas are our Store Gift + Custom Archery T-Shirt and Store Gift + Custom Archery Tumbler which are on sale right now. We can mail it out or it can also be picked up in-store with the emailed gift receipt, either before or after Christmas. Basically, buy a $100+ gift card and get the $15 t-shirt/$20 tumbler for free!

Our Intro To Archery Class and the Archery Experience for 2 are great gifts for those just getting into archery or wanting to try it for the first time. Both include the needed range time and rental equipment.

If you are giving someone a new bow for Christmas our New Bow Owners Class is a great gift. NOTE, this class is included at NO CHARGE with any new bow purchase from us.

For shooters that are more established our Hunter’s Tune-Up and Store Membership make great gifts.

Our staff is also happy to help walk you through any last-minute questions.

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Pumpkin and Zombie SHOOT THEM NOW! 10/29 from 5 pm – 8 pm

Join us the Saturday before Halloween (10/29) from 5 pm – 8 pm for open shooting, pizza, and soda. We will have our range set up with REAL PUMPKINS, (fake) zombie targets, and other fun targets for the kids (and adults). We are looking for this to be a great way to get your whole family out to the range to enjoy a sport together (all shooters must be at least 7 years old and if under 18 youth waiver is required). Rental equipment is included in the entry fee, so don’t worry if you or a family member (or an out-of-town family member) don’t have a bow to shoot. We do have limited spots for this event to ensure there is room on the range for everyone to shoot so you are encouraged to purchase your spot in advance.

Space is limited so please reserve your spot ASAP with the link below.

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New Bow 2021 Sale

Bowtech, PSE, Bear, Prime, and our other bow manufactures are finally getting us reliable shipments of bows. To make sure we keep space on the shelves open for new bows coming we are doing a New Bow November 2021 sale through the end of, while, November 2021 (we have extended the sale through the end of 2021)! For any new, in-stock bow purchased this month year we are offering a $100 store credit for any bow purchase of at least $1000 and a $50 store credit for any bow purchase of at least $500. The store credit is good for any future purchase. We look forward to seeing you.

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We have moved!

We have moved to a new location. We are still working on finishing out the new space but we are open for business. Our retail sales are all up and running and we are able to accept limited bow work. Our range space is currently limited. If you have your own equipment to shot with you are welcome to stop by during the week to shoot (the range is booked for the weekends). Rental equipment and reservations are still closed through the 24th.

1285 114th Ave NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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Moving Out MAYHEM Tournament

We are moving to a new location on March 29th, so to celebrate our last weekend in the old building we are hosting an all weekend tournament.

  • March 27th and 28th, line times of 8 am and 1 pm both DAYS. 1 pm line on the 28th is FULL
  • This is a World Archery Star Fita sanctioned event.
  • This event qualifies athletes to register for USA Archery 2021 Indoor Nationals.
  • USA Archery rules. All shooters must have a current USA Archery membership.
  • The tournament is a FITA Indoor 600 round at 18m (60 arrows) w/ 40cm target.
  • Archers must arrive 1 hour before their line time for check-in & equipment inspection.
  • Awards ceremony at 6 pm on Sunday.
  • $80 registration on site.
    All registration fees are non-refundable.
  • Due to Covid restrictions, lines will be run in 2 groups at 50% capacity. Register early to ensure you have a spot.
  • Due to Covid restrictions spectators will be limited to one adult per minor athlete.
  • Hosted at 3050 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Suite #116, Coon Rapids, MN 55433
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Garage Sale

We are tired of stepping around 10+ years of archery store clutter, so we are having a garage sale (in our party room). Includes old merchandise, store fixtures, shop equipment, etc. Prices will be reduced every few days for the next couple of weeks.

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COVID-19 Update

We are open. All range activities and leagues have resumed.

The safety of our staff and customers is our number one priority, so as we reopen our store and range for walk-in business we will be taking the required precautions for COVID-19. As part of these precautions, we will be doing extra sanitization on our common surfaces and rental equipment and ensuring there is proper space on the range for social distancing.

We apologize for any inconvenience these precautions may cause. 

If you need to reschedule a reservation that was canceled due to the required closure or have any questions or concerns feel free to contact us by calling and leaving a message at 763-208-5717 or emailing us at

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Poker Night

We are doing another Poker Night Tournament on June 18th at 8 pm. See the video above for details on the targets we use. We will be shooting at our poker cards target. The night will start with a head-to-head shoot-out with the person to win best of 3 hands moving on. Once we are down to 3-6 people we will be having a final table that ups the ante and involves betting chips after 2 flops. $15 of each entry fee will go towards the pot that will be paid out to the top finishers in the top table with possible payouts to consultation tables depending on the number of entries. This an open event with no equipment limitations.

This tournament is limited to 40 shooters. Use the link below to sign up and save $5 on your entry fee ($25 in advance, $30 at the door).

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