Registration is now open for our 2016 Spring Papago 900. This event is being held on May 7th, 2016 at the Papago Archery Range. Registration for this event always fills up fast and lanes used by the varying divisions are determined based on a first come, first serve basis. Don’t wait, register today!
Papago Archery Association hosted the 2016 Shoot Your Heart Out Fundraising Tournament on Saturday, March 12th. We had a wonderful turnout for our fundraising kick-off. Thank you to all of our PAA club members that showed up at the range nice and early to help set up. AND A HUGE THANK YOU to all of the archers and spectators that came out to support our fundraising efforts. We appreciate each and every one of you.
The tournament was run with two sessions – AM & PM. All archers were shooting at 25 meters and on a 60cm target face of their choice (vertical 3 spot or 10 ring single spot). Barebow, recurve & compound archers all shot using the outer-10 ring scoring system. Archers shot a 3-arrow end and a total of 20 ends. There was a 20 minute break provided after the first 10 ends. Some awards were presented to those archers in the morning that competed in divisions that were finished shooting after the AM session. All other awards were presented after the PM session was completed.
We had several archers that were shooting in their very first tournament. Many adults were pleased to have the opportunity to shoot a closer distance & be able to finally compete in an ‘outdoor’ tournament. New archers were paired with more seasoned archers on their bales and it was such a pleasure to see how they helped guide the new archers through this journey. There was a total of 11 barebow archers over the various age divisions that competed in the tournament. This was our largest barebow turnout to date.
Our fundraising efforts were a huge success. We were able to raise over $5100 through registration fees, private donations & concession stand profits. This was a fantastic KICK-OFF to our fundraising efforts. Your support helped us get one step closer to beginning the Improvement Project at the Papago Archery Range.
This tournament was a wonderful way to start the Outdoor Archery Season here in AZ. We hope to see many of you out at our next tournament being hosted on May 7th, 2016 – Spring Papago 900!
To view the results of the Shoot Your Heart Out Tournament please click the link below.
COMPLETE TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Congratulations to Ron & Steve, PAA Bare Bow Crew Club Members, for their success while shooting in the 2016 AZ Senior Olympic Games. The tournament was hosted at the Paseo Vista Archery Range on March 5th, 2016.
Barebow Master’s 50 Men
Steve Rogers – 1st Place
Barebow Master’s 60 Men
Ron Shinn – 1st Place (New Personal Best of 690)
Way to go guys!