Introduction to Archery Class – Saturday 2/28/15

Are you interested in learning how to shoot a bow & arrow?
Have you wanted to learn more about the sport of archery? 

Join us for our free Introduction to Archery class taking place this weekend on Saturday, 2/28/15, from 8-9am at Papago Archery Range.


Check out the event page for more details and to reserve your spot(s) in the class.  This class is available for ages 8 – 80!


PAA 2015 AZ JOAD Indoor Champions

Congratulations to all of the Papago JOAD archers that participated in the 2015 AZ State JOAD Indoor Championships this past weekend. Our archers not only walked away with another excellent tournament experience under their belt, but with champion mugs for placing in their division. Thank you to Coaches Kevin & Lindsay for all of your support in preparing these youth archers for the competition.

Recurve Bow – Cub Women
1st Place – Zoey Wapniarski

Recurve Bow – Cub Men
2nd Place – Ben Nearing

Barebow/Genesis – Cub Men
3rd Place – Nico Garnero

Recurve Bow – Bowman Men
1st Place – Waylon Hjerpe**

**Once again, Waylon Hjerpe, broke the state record in the 18m  600 for his division.

Way to go Papago JOAD Archers!!



Congratulations PAA Archers – 2015 AZ State Indoor Championships



A huge Congratulations to all of the PAA members that participated in the 2015 AZ State Indoor Championships this past weekend!

The following PAA members placed in the following divisions.

Barebow – Master 70 Men
1st Place – Dennis Mowery

Recurve Bow – Women
1st Place – Kelsey Lard
3rd Place – Leslie Nearing

Recurve Bow – Cub Women
1st Place – Zoey Wapniarski

Recurve Bow – Bowman Men
1st Place – Waylon Hjerpe

***Our very own, Waylon Hjerpe, set a new AZ State Indoor Record in the Recurve Bow – Bowman Men division for both 18m-600
& 18m-600×2. Way to go Waylon!!!!


For complete results from the 2015 AZ State Indoor Championships please visit the event site by clicking here.

Arctic Challenge 900 Tournament Results (2014)


Despite the cold weather, we had another fantastic turnout at the Arctic Challenge tournament this year. A big thank you to all of the archers that participated, the  volunteers, and our tournament organizer, Angi Sullivan, for all of your efforts and hard work to make this another successful event!

Download the RESULTS of the tournament HERE.


2015 Membership Update


The new 2015 PAA membership applications are available on the website. All existing members that are interested in continuing their membership for 2015 are required to complete the renewal process by January 3rd, 2015. We welcome new members that are interested in joining the club, please make sure to read through our membership page on the site to get started!

NEW REQUIREMENTS – USA Archery has implemented new requirements for 2015. All PAA members must have an active membership with USA Archery moving forward. If you do not have a USA Archery membership yet, please visit their site to register. For more information about the renewal/registration process for Papago Archery Association, please visit the membership page of our website. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Thank you and we look forward to shooting with you all in the new year!

Papago Arctic Challenge 2014

Papago Range

The Papago Arctic Challenge is coming up on Saturday, December 13th, 2014.

It’s not called the Arctic Challenge by chance – This is our turn to pay the Piper for those days in June, July, and August when we are dying in the heat!

When: Saturday, December 13
Registration is at 7:30am.
Practice at 7:45am.
First Round at approx 8:30am

Location: Papago Park Archery Range
6201 E Oak Street, Phoenix, AZ

Cost: $30 for Senior & Master, $25 for Bowman to Junior

Format: 900 in Meters

Master, Senior & Junior 60/50/40M
Cadet 50/40/30M
Cub 40/30/20M
Bowman 30/25/20M
Join us for this great tournament!
Click HERE for registration info!