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Randy Oitker
Randyoitker
Information
Age (at audition) 27
Sex Male
Act Archer
Seasons 7
Position Reached Vegas Round

Randy Oitker was an archer act from Season 7 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated before the Vegas Round.

Background

Randy Oitker was born March 2, 1987 and lives on the family farm in Plainville, IL. Randy started shooting a bow at the age of 8 and by the age of 10 he had won 5 North American Bowhunters (NABH) qualifiers, The NABH World Championship and the NABH Shooter of the Year. Randy continued shooting the Pro archery tournament circuit winning over 17 national titles, 2 World Championships, and 3 Shooter of the Year awards by the age of 12.

Randy stopped competing and focused on introducing others to the sport of archery that he enjoys doing so much.

When Randy was 12 years old, he was asked to write a monthly column for 5 different magazines. By age 14, Randy was performing at Outdoor expos, fundraisers and grand openings and special events for Bass Pro and Cabela's stores. He has performed at Buckmaster's Expos, NWTF conventions, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundations events, Weatherby Foundation Events, and he has performed for 5 years in a row at the Harrisburg, PA. Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show and has been voted fan favorite each year. He also performs at corporate events, private functions and numerous other events related to the archery and outdoor industry. Randy performed in 2007 and 2008 for CMT'S Dukesfest (Dukes Of Hazzard Reunion). Randy has also performed at the Alfred Sloan Museum in Flint, MI.. Randy has even performed at the Bristol Motor Speedway at a Nascar Nextel Cup Race, the Food City 500 in 2005 and was featured in a commercial at the pre-race ceremony on the Speed Channel.

Randy currently is still performing at outdoor expos and events all across the country and internationally too.

In 2009, Randy traveled to London, England for the Guinness Book Of World Records TV show called "Guinness World Records Smashed" to make archery history! On April 7, 2009. Randy Oitker shot 6 arrows with one shot 6 arrows at a time and simultaneously hit 6 separate balloons! [1]

Audition

Randy Oitker's audition in Episode 706 consisted of using a bow to shoot multiple arrows at once, which in turn landed on and popped multiple balloons at the same time. Howard Stern, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending him to the Vegas Round.

Vegas Round

Randy Oitker did not compete in the Vegas Round, meaning he was either cut or withdrew before this stage of the competition.

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