2017 Archery Tournaments at Mermet Lake

Archers Take Aim At Metropolis!

June 16th – 25th Metropolis IL will be the target location for archers from around the globe!

3 separate tournaments will take place at Mermet Lake Fish and Wildlife Area, 1812 Grinnell Road, Belknap, IL.  Mermet Lake is located 11 Miles North of Metropolis on State Route 45.

Make your plans to join us TODAY!!!

Scholastic 3-D National Championships

June 16th – 18th, 2017

Coming back to Metropolis for a 2nd year is the Scholastic 3-D National Championships.

The tournament will begin on Friday June 16th.  For more information and registration information visit:


$20,000.00 Superman Classic

June 20th – 22nd, 2017

The GMCVB, IDNR and the City of Metropolis are once again sponsoring the cash prize Superman Classic prior to the Mathews Archery Pro/Am Championship.  There will be a one time entry fee of $25.00 and archers are eligible to shoot once each day.  The ranges will change daily with shooting times from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Combined prize money for the professional and amatuer classes will be over $20,000.00!



NEW FOR 2017–  You can now complete and submit your registration form prior to arriving at the tournament!  Click on the link below to download the form.  After you have completed the form simply click on the email link in the form to return.  All forms must be received no later than 6/15/17 for pre-registration!  

Superman Classic Online Registration Form

The updated classes and prize payouts for the 2017 Superman Classic are now available!

We know it’s always about 9000 degrees at Mermet the week the tournaments happen.  So the GMCVB wants to make sure you are comfortable and safe.  Enjoy an air conditioned tent onsite this year!  The annual awards banquet will also be hosted in the tent as well.

 ASA Mathews Pro/Am Championships at Mermet Lake

June 23rd – 25th, 2017

The Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to welcome back the ASA Shooters to compete at Mermet Lake Fish & Wildlife Area.  Over 2100 competitors attended  the 2016 event and we are planning for even more this year!  For more information about the 2017 event visit:


How can you Support These Archery Tournaments?

Stay at a Hotel located in Metropolis!

Because these tournaments are funded primarily through the lodging tax collected from Metropolis hotels, when you stay in Metropolis you are helping sustain and grow these tournaments in the future!

Book Your Room Today!

Take a look at what happened in 2016!
Here are the results from the 2016 Superman Classic Archery Tournament.
2016 Superman Classic Results
To view daily results, click on the highlighted link to open the PDF.

Tuesday June 21st, 2016 Results – 2016 Score Sheet- Tuesday

Wednesday June 22nd, 2016 Results –2016 Score Sheet- Wednesday

Thursday June 23rd, 2016 Results –2016 Score Sheet- Thursday FINAL

Reminder: Prize money will be distributed at the Mermet Registration desk from 12p on Friday to 12p on Sunday.  Prize Money not claimed by 12p on Sunday is forfeited.  Prize money is released only to the prize holder on the winning score card. NO EXCEPTIONS

The prize money and money used to produce and promote this event, as well as, the other two archery tournaments is from the hotel/motel tax collected from Metropolis hotels.  In order to maintain and expand these events, we invite you to stay in Metropolis when attending the tournaments in 2017!  

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