S3DA Eastern 3D

National Championship

Rend Lake

North Marcum Recreation Area

June 13-14-15-16, 2024

The Scholastic 3D Archery (S3DA) Program provides archery and bowhunting opportunities for young people and parents throughout the US and the world.  The 2024 National Tournament at Rend Lake will be one of four National competitions held this year. For more information about the S3DA, go to https://www.s3da.net

Site Information:   

S3DA National Championship – June 13th-16th, 2024 – North Marcum Recreation Area at Rend Lake Coordinates 38°03’09.11″ N / 88°56’34.59″ W  – For Mapquest locator, use 11231 Marcum Branch Road Benton IL 62812. The Rend Lake Army Corps of Engineers and the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park manage the 19,000-acre lake and provide the best outdoor camping and recreational facilities. There are more than 800 campsites ranging from primitive to full camper hookups. Recreational facilities include a new archery complex, kayak trails, bike paths, two beaches, hunting and fishing, a golf complex, and more. Host Cities of Benton, Sesser, Mt. Vernon, and other area communities offer restaurants, shops, festivals, and fun! Lodging includes a variety of hotels, cabins, and privately-owned campgrounds. All within minutes of Rend Lake.

Event Information:

S3DA will host their 10th annual S3DA 3-D National Championship on June 13th-16th, 2024. Students will compete against S3DA members from across the United States for their division’s “National Champion” title. There will be Shoot-downs for each class in the youth and young adult divisions! Other special activities will be available to students and parents for a nominal fee. Vendors will sell their products and equipment on-site to families, students, food vendors, and more! For more information about the S3DA, go to https://www.s3da.net

Area Lodging Facilities:

Seasons Lodge, Condominiums, and Cabins (618) 629-2600 (800) 999-0977 / www.RendLakeGolfResort.com

Cabins In Woods at Rend Lake (618) 927-0371 / rendlakecabins@yahoo.com / www.RendLakeCabins.com

SureStay by Best Western  (618) 200-4116  /  (800) 780-7234

Benton KOA Campground (618) 439-4860 / www.KOA.com/campgrounds/benton

Hampton Inn – Mt. Vernon, IL  (618) 244-2323 mvnhh_hampton@hilton.com

Holiday Express & Suites – Mt. Vernon, IL  (618) 242-6710 ext 624 / 618-242-8876

Double Tree by HiltonMt. Vernon, IL (618) 244-7100


The US Army Corps of Engineers and Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park manage more than 800 campsites and many day-use areas around the lake. Campsites include complete hookups and shower facilities. For Corps of Engineers reservations go to recreation. gov / For Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park – https://camp.exploremoreil.com/location/260

Rend Lake Visitor Center: US Army Corps of Engineers Rend Lake Visitor Center provides lake information and features exhibits and presentations, and activities for all ages. (618) 724-2493  / Biking: Rend Lake has 22 miles of paved bike trails and 5 Mountain Bike Trails! (Cycle One rents bikes (618) 200-9242. / Kayaking: The 6 Kayak Trails are an exciting way to explore at Rend Lake. (Black Dog Storage & Kayak Rentals provides delivery and pick up (618) 724-9220 / BlackDogStorageatRendLake.com / Swimming Beaches: Rend Lake has two swimming beaches with large sand areas, showers, and picnic areas / Disc Golf Course: located in the North Sandusky

 Campground / Golf Course: Rend  Lake Golf Course features is a 27-hole course one of the finest in the nation. The complex features condominiums and seasons Lodge at the course, a restaurant and meeting facilities, and a full-service pro shop. Call 618-629-2353 / Rend Lake Marina: Boating, skiing, etc. (Visit Rend Lake Marina for boat rentals, camping supplies, and more (618) 724-7651)

For Mapquest locator use 11231 Marcum Branch Road Benton IL 62812