Registration has opened for the Spring 900 taking place on May 12th, 2018 at the Papago Archery Range. This annual tournament is the perfect “first time” tournament for archers of all ages, especially the youth, and a fun shoot for any archer that enjoys a little friendly, outdoor target competition.
Classes are filling up quickly this year. We’ve opened 2 new sessions for 2018. Make sure you register soon to secure your spot.
Visit our CLASSES page of the website for more information.
The competitive archers of the Papago Archery Club could be found at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix this past weekend. 22 of our club members shot 4 indoor rounds over 2 days for a total of 120 arrows.
There was a tremendous amount of success to be had by the archers as well as many podium finishes, new State Champions and several state records set. Congratulations to all of you for taking on the challenge and making us proud!
Recurve Women – Kelsey Lard (STATE CHAMPION)
– Morgan Raley (3rd PLACE)
Barebow Women – Bianca Roman (2nd PLACE)
Barebow Men – Scott Sefranka (STATE CHAMPION)
– Paul Wright (2nd PLACE)
Longbow Men – Ron Shinn (STATE CHAMPION)
Recurve Men – Ron Gosnell (2nd PLACE)
– Derek Harju (5th PLACE)
Barebow Master 60 Women – Brenda Smith (STATE CHAMPION)
Recurve Master 50 Women – Sarah Vedeler (STATE CHAMPION)
Recurve Master 50 Men – Michael Betts (3rd PLACE)
Recurve Junior Men – Chris Mussmand (3rd PLACE)
Recurve Junior Women – Madison Schaecher (3rd PLACE)
Recurve Cadet Women – Katie Stains (2nd PLACE)
– Zoey Wapniarski (4th PLACE)
– Morgan Kehlenbach (6th PLACE)
Recurve Cadet Men – Jerod Focht (3rd PLACE)
Barebow Cub Women – Mia Wright (STATE CHAMPION)
Recurve Cub Men – Waylon Hjerpe (STATE CHAMPION)
– Max Brazsky (2nd PLACE)
Recurve Bowman Women – Rachel Parker (STATE CHAMPION)
Recurve Bowman Men – Aaron Tsai (4th PLACE)
NEW STATE RECORDS SET
Scott Sefranka – 2 records (18m 600 & 600×2)
Ron Shinn – 2 records (18m 600 & 600×2)
Kelsey Lard – 2 records (18m 600 & 600×2)
Brenda Smith – 2 records (18m 600 & 600×2)
Sarah Vedeler – 2 records (18m 600 & 600×2)
Mia Wright – 1 record (18m 600)
Still looking for the perfect gift to give your loved one this holiday season? Give the gift of ARCHERY! Papago Archery Association offers a 3 day Beginners Archery Course for only $75 per archer. We offer classes beginning in February and run them throughout the year. Our classes are open to youth and adults and all equipment is provided.
Register on our Classes page of our website and we’ll provide the certificate for you to present.
There will be Adventure, Fun, Stories and Prizes!
Papago club members – please check your inbox for information on how to register for this free event.
Join us on October 28th for the annual Halloween Shoot and costume contest at the Papago Archery Range.
Online registration is now open.
TENTATIVE LANE ASSIGNMENTS (updated 10/27/17)
Calling ALL Papago Club Members – – Join us for another adventure through the Kingdom of Papago!!