Welcome to the official webpage of the World Atlatl Association!

logoThe World Atlatl Association, Inc. (WAA) welcomes as members anyone who is interested in the atlatl, an ancient hunting weapon, and who agrees with the objectives of the association. Founded in 1987, WAA unites members throughout the world. Members receive our quarterly newsletter, The Atlatl, which publishes information about events and competition results, archaeological finds, scientific information, reports, cartoons, and just about anything else that is related to the atlatl as a primitive weapon or contemporary sport. If you have an interest in primitive skills and want to link up with a terrific and friendly group of atlatl fans who share your interest and enthusiasm for this fascinating stone age/space age dart throwing device, call or write today!

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ATTENTION, WAA MEMBERS!  The WAA is joining the rest of the 21st century and beginning use of mass-emails to communicate.  If you did not recieve a mass email from newsletter editor Devin Pettigrew on 7/21/14, your email is not up to date in the WAA file.  Please email your new email address to Devin by clicking this link.  Doing so will ensure you don’t miss out on important mailings.

The annual meeting of the World Atlatl Association is coming to Cheyenne, Wyoming, August 7-10!  Click this link for more information!

Russell Richard, host of this year's WAA meeting and all around stand-up guy sits atop his 3D Mammoth target

Russell Richard, host of this year’s WAA meeting and all around stand-up guy sits atop his 3D Mammoth target

World Atlatl Association Officer election is upon us!  Please click this link to find candidate statements and the printable ballot form.

NEW EDITOR OF THE ATLATL
The WAA now has a new editor for our quarterly newsletter, The Atlatl. 

Devin Pettigrew of Fayetteville Arkansas has graciously agreed to serve in this capacity for at least the next year.  The newsletter goes out by the 15th of January, April, July and October, and articles should be submitted at least 20 days in advance.  Please send submissions of articles and photographs to Devin by email, by clicking this hyperlink.

Membership info:

For membership inquiries or to pay dues, please contact Alex Woods, either by email by clicking this hyperlink or by post: Alexander Woods, 307 E Washington Street, Black River Falls, WI, 54615

Before applying for membership, please view our membership application (Click below) and our bylaws.

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View our events schedule, or schedule an ISAC event of your own:

To hold an ISAC event, please contact Courtney Birkett, either by clicking this hyperlink or by post or phone: Courtney Birkett, 5 Grove Avenue, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, phone: (757) 259-0116.

Please note events must be published in the Atlatl newsletter in order to be officially sanctioned.  For more information, please consult section 6.3 of the ISAC rules and regulations.

To view our 2014 WAA Event Schedule, click here.

Newsletter submissions:

To submit an article to The Atlatl, our  quarterly newsletter, please contact Devin Pettigrew, either by clicking this hyperlink. Submissions are only being accepted in electronic format at this time. The newsletter goes out by the 15th of January, April, July and October, and articles should be submitted at least 20 days in advance.

For a current listing of the officers and board members of the WAA, as well as their contact information, please click the hyperlink below to download a PDF:

WAA Officer listing, as of 2/18/2014

Official WAA documents (meeting minutes and proceedings, 2013)

Minutes of the 26th Annual Meeting of the WAA Membership

2013 Board meeting