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AZ State Outdoor Championships

Event: 2017 Arizona State Outdoor

  • Location: Ben Avery Shooting Facility-Phoenix, AZ (RANGE MAP)
  • Event Date: October 21-22, 2017
  • Event Information: 72 arrow Ranking Round will determine the Olympic Round Brackets Single Distance
  • Registration Fees: Arizona JOAD Archers: $55, Arizona Adult Archers: $60, Guests: $70, $150.00 for immediate families of 3 or 4 archers
  • Contact: Richard Bachman at 602-295-1639 or desertskyarchers@gmail.com

2017 AZ State JOAD Outdoor Championships

Tournament Rules:  Current World Archery/USA Archery rules apply with exceptions noted below.

Dress Code:  Dress code that went into effect January 1, 2017 applies.

Championship Eligibility: USA Archery Membership listing Arizona as your residence is REQUIRED for you to be eligible for awards, elimination rounds and team rounds.  Guest are welcome to shoot the ranking rounds on Saturday, no award given.

Championship Awards: The State Champion will be based on the winner of the elimination rounds.  Plaques will be given to top 3 in each division.  Ranking rounds, top 3 will receive medals.  Team rounds, top 3 will receive medals.

Tournament Fee:  $45 (not including optional team rounds see below).  Tournament registration will stay open until April 27th, 2017.  No late registrations, no walk-up registrations.  All registrations must be done on line.  No Refunds after April 27th if cancel or no show.  Cancellations after April 23rd will be 50%.  Guests are $65 (must be of JOAD age)



  • 7:00 AM Check-In and Equipment Inspection
  • Unofficial Practice will start shortly after Check-In
  • 7:30 AM Start of official Practice 2 Ends
  • 1st Distance will start after 2 ends of Official Practice
  • 10:00 AM approx. will start 2nd Distance
  • 60 Minute Lunch following 2nd Distance
  • 1:30 PM Ranking Round Awards
  • 2:00 PM Start of Team rounds
  • Team Round Awards Upon Completion


  • 8:30AM Start of Official Practice 2 ends
  • Start of Elimination Rounds after 2 end of Official Practice
  • Awards will be given at the end of all competition


2016 Arizona State JOAD Outdoor Championship

Fusion Archery and USA Archery Arizona
2016 Arizona State JOAD Outdoor Championship
April 30th, 2016 – Star FITA registered

LOCATION:  Ben Avery Shooting Facility, FITA Range, Phoenix, Arizona

TOURNAMENT RULES:  USA ARCHERY including USAA World Archery rules effective April 1, 2016 will be enforced.  Noted exceptions below

Dress Code:  USA Archery Dress Code

CHAMPIONSHIP ELIGIBILITY:  USA Archery membership listing Arizona as your residence is required for you to compete for State Championship titles and awards. Guests (Non-USAA and/or Non-Arizonans) are welcome to shoot in a guest category.

CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS:  Medals will be given for top 3 places for Qualifying Rounds.  Medals will be given to top 3 teams in Recurve and Compound Team Rounds.

RANKING ROUND:  72  arrow Ranking Round 

  • Recurves/Barebow (or basic Compound Genesis type bow) shoot 122cm Target Face
  • Compound shoot 80cm 6 ring Target Face
  • Recurve Junior shoot 70m
  • Recurve Cadet shoot 60m
  • Recurve Cub shoot 50m
  • Recurve Bowmen shoot 30m
  • Compound Cadet/Junior shoot 50m
  • Compound Bowmen/Cub shoot 30m
  • Barebow Junior shoot 60m
  • Barebow Cadet shoot 50m
  • Barebow Cub shoot 40m
  • Barebow Bowmen shoot 20m

Optional Team Rounds:  Sign ups will be during the Ranking Round

  • Teams can be of 2 or 3 members
  • Teams can be mixed or same gender
  • Teams must register at the end of 2nd 36 arrow round
  • Teams are Compound or Recurve/Barebow
  • Bowmen/Cub Combined Shooting Bowmen Distances (Recurve or Compound)
  • Cadet/Junior Combined Shooting Cadet Distances (Recurve or Compound)
  • Single Elimination
  • Arrows shot in any order as long as no archer shoots more than other teammates
  • Recurve/Barebow shoot on 122cm target face
  • Compound shoots on 80cm target face (no more than 3 arrows in each target face)
  • Olympic Recurve set scoring
  • 2 minute ends
  • No equipment failures

Shade and Chairs: There will be shade for Archers and Spectators; however you should bring your own chairs.  There is bleacher seating for Spectators.

Tournament Director: Tina Blake, email asublake@cableone.net orfusionarcherypv@gmail.com

Schedule of Events
April 30, 2016 (Saturday):

8:00 am       Archers Check-in & Equipment Inspection
8:30 am       Start of Official Practice
9:00 am       1st Distance – 36 arrows Begins (approx. 90 Minutes)
11:00 am     Lunch
11:45 am     2nd Distance – 36 arrows Begins (approx. 90 Minutes)
1:15 pm       Start of Optional Team Rounds

Our goal is to run the tournament as close as possible to this schedule but situations such as weather, protests or equipment failures may require us to modify the schedule. Announcements will be made at the Field.

Review the USAA AZ Tournament Rules and Procedures Information link for more event information:


You must be a member of USA Archery to compete in the 2016 State Outdoor and 2016 JOAD State Outdoor

You can buy a single tournament membership

“All USA Archery members will be required to show proof of membership at the time of tournament check-in.  You can print out a copy of your membership card by going to the membership page of the USA Archery web site and logged into your personal account.”


PAA Congratulates the AZ State & JOAD Outdoor Champions


Congratulations to our PAA members that competed this weekend in the 2015 AZ State & JOAD Outdoor Archery Championships!!  Over the 2 day tournament the archers competed in qualification rounds, optional team rounds and Olympic style match rounds.

~ Way to go archers on the following wins! ~

Zoey Wapniarski – (Recurve Cub Women) Placed 1st in the qualification rounds, set a new state record for the single 36 arrow round @50m and won Gold during the Olympic rounds!

Waylon Hjerpe – (Recurve Bowman Men) Placed 1st in the qualification rounds, set 2 new state records – single 36 arrow round & 2 x 36 arrow round @30m, and won Silver during the Olympic rounds!

Kelsey Lard – (Recurve Senior Women) Placed 2nd in the qualification rounds and won Silver in the Olympic rounds!

2015 AZ State Outdoor & JOAD Outdoor Championships

Desert Sky Archers and USA Archery Arizona present:

When: April 25-26th, 2015 – Star FITA registered
Where: Ben Avery FITA Range

There is a new format for the 2015 tournament. The format is to follow the USA Archery Nationals format changes. Please visit the event website for specifics & to register.

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