Girl scout ‘Hunger Games’ archery competition

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NORTH CAROLINA – To mark the opening of the new “Hunger Games” sequel, “Catching Fire,” hundreds of girl scouts put their archery skills to the test this weekend.

Scouts from all over North Carolina came together in Shelby at the location where the first movie in the series was filmed.

“Teaching them safety and the fun we can have and then also teaching them a little about the movie industry and what it means to the local economy and how that brings money into our local economies as well.”

Production for the first Hunger Games film generated an estimated 60 million for that region in 2011.

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