From July 21-23, nearly 50,000 people will head to Sherwood, Oregon, for the 37th Annual Robin Hood Festival.
Although its a fun, family-themed festival celebrating the movie hero, theres one dangerous event that pits the festival against its partners across the pond.
The archery contest, which features the Sherwood Archers a local archery group engages in a bow-and-arrow battle against their British rivals, an archery group in Nottingham, England.
The England archers dont actually come across the pond instead, the shooting squads compare results after all the bows have been shot.
Spokesperson Kelly Price isnt boasting about the hometown bow-and-arrow boys, but he says, Lets just say, most of the time the Sherwood group wins. Its pretty competitive, though.
If archery isnt for you, the festival also features a parade, Robin Hood look-a-like contests, and hot air balloon rides that soar over the town.
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