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Spring Papago 900 – May 12th, 2018 (Registration Open)

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.

2018 AZ State Master’s Championships

2018 Arizona State Master’s Outdoor Championships

April 14th, 2018

Papago Archery Range

USA Archery Sanctioned Event



Join Papago Archery Association and USA Archery AZ as we host the 2nd Annual AZ State Master’s Championships in 2018!

LANE ASSIGNMENTS (subject to change)


April 14th, 2018 (Saturday)

Check in & Equipment Inspection: 7:30 am  

Official Practice (minimum 2 ends): 8:30 am
First Round will begin immediately after official practice.

$50 for AZ State Master’s (registered before April 7th, 2018)*
$50 for non-resident Master’s (no awards/titles given)
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*Late registration fees have been waived as long as registration is received prior to 7am on April 13th.
PLEASE NOTE: Archers that register after April 9th may have to wait on receiving awards that are earned at the event. This is due to award ordering deadlines.

Onsite registration will NOT be accepted. 50% refunds after April 7th, 2018. NO REFUNDS after April 13th, 2018.

Papago Park Archery Range
6201 E Oak Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Tables & benches are available on site. Please bring additional chairs and canopies as needed. There will be water provided for archers and a concession stand will be available for drink & snack purchases.

*Parking is provided in the paved parking area adjacent to the range and in the additional parking lot located to the NE. All vehicles must be parked in one of the designated parking areas. No parking is allowed on unpaved surfaces.

900 Round on 122cm target faces for Recurve & Barebow divisions* – Archers will shoot three (3) rounds at three (3) different distances. Each round will be 30 arrows (5 ends of 6 arrows).  There will be a break between the middle and short distances.

*Bales with only compound archers will use (2) 122 cm five ring center spot target faces. Lanes will be identified when tentative lane assignments are posted.

*Compound Para-VI archer will shoot at 30m on 60/80/122 cm target faces.

Three Distances:
60 Meters
50 Meters
40 Meters


Bow Type:
Barebow or Genesis, Recurve Bow, Compound Bow
“Masters 50+”, (Born in or before 1968)
“Masters 60+”, (Born in or before 1958)
“Masters 70+”(Born in or before 1948)


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

Arizona Tournament Rules and Procedures can be found here:



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

USA Archery Dress Code Policy 

The USA Archery Dress Code Policy applies to the following individuals when in front of the Spectator Line at USA Archery Sanctioned Events: (a) Athletes, coaches, managers, credentialed media, team officials, tournament officials, and archer agents.

Must present a professional, athletic appearance while on the field. (Torn, ripped or badly faded clothing articles are not allowed.) Clothing may be of any color, except as noted below.
No camo or blue denim (jeans) may be worn at target events. Accessories such as trim on shirts, caps, quivers, armguards, footwear, etc., are permitted to be camo. At field events, denim may be worn but camo may not be worn.
Shorts, skorts and skirts must not be shorter than fingertip length while standing normally. Leggings (tight fitting/yoga-type stretch pants) may be worn with compliant shorts, skorts or skirts.
Men and women are required to wear upper garments covering the front and back of the body and covering the midriff when at full draw. Women’s upper garments shall have a minimum strap of 3″ or sleeves. Men’s upper garments shall have short or long sleeves.
Shoes must cover the entire foot. Sport/athletic shoes are recommended to all athletes and coaches during target events.
At no time will any athlete or coach wear any article bearing any image or language to be considered offensive to others.


Championship Eligibility: USA Archery Membership listing Arizona as your residence is REQUIRED for you to be eligible for awards.  Guests are welcome to shoot the 900 rounds on Saturday, no award given.

Membership to USA Archery is REQUIRED and CURRENT: temporary membership for the tournament can be found here.  Be prepared to show membership card if asked.



QUESTIONS: Tournament Director, Kelsey Lard


2018 AZ State Master’s Outdoor Championships

Papago is excited to be hosting the 2nd Annual State Championships dedicated to Master’s archers. This 900 round tournament will be held on April 14th, 2018 at the Papago Archery Range. Register today and try your hand at earning the title of State Champion of the Master’s Division.

2018 Arizona State JOAD Indoor Championship

January 27 & January 28, 2018

Archery / Air Pistol Indoor Range
Ben Avery Shooting Facility

4044 W. Black Canyon Blv
Phoenix, Arizona 85086

 USAA-ARIZONA Indoor JOAD Championship Format: Single FITA I – Indoor 18 meter Tournament (Star FITA)

Recurve Bow and Barebow – One (1) – 600 round from 18 meters; Bowman, Cub class – 60cm target face.  Cadet, Junior class – 40cm target face (choice of single-spot or vertical 3 spot face — must use target choice for entire tournament); outer 10 ring scoring. (Single 600 round = 30 arrows x 2 rounds = 60 arrows)

Compound Bow– One (1) – 600 round from 18 meters; – 40 cm target face (choice of single-spot or vertical 3 spot face — must use choice for entire tournament); All classes will shoot Inner 10 ring scoring. (Single 600 round = 30 arrows x 2 rounds = 60 arrows) (60 Pound draw weight maximum as measured by the Tournament scale)

Target Face – Bowman and Cub Recurve / Barebow can shoot 60cm target face. All other archer classes use a 40cm target face, single or vertical.

MEMBERSHIP – USAA/NAA membership listing Arizona residence is required to compete for the State Championship recognition. If your USAA membership expires prior to the official start date of the tournament, a copy of your USAA membership renewal and payment must accompany your tournament Registration Form. Your application will not be considered complete until your current membership is on file with the USAA. All archers must show USAA membership card at the tournament registration table. Link to USA Archery – NAA Membership You can sign up for a tournament membership on line prior to the day of the event. No registrations available at the tournament

USAA Arizona rules and procedures: http://www.azjoad.com/main/forms/USAA-AZ_Tournament_Rules_and_Procedures_Summary-Nov-19-2015.pdf

USAA rules and Dress Code apply. Link to USAA RULES. http://www.azjoad.com/main/forms/2014_USAArchery-Dress-Code-V1_1-3-14.pdf

***USAA Dress Code will be enforced…this includes official practice sessions***  NO CAMO, DENIM, LEGGINGS OR YOGA PANTS

Arrow Requirements (World Archery, Book 3):
11.1.7. Arrows of any type may be used provided they comply with the common meaning of the word “arrow” as used in target archery, and do not cause undue damage to target faces or butts. An arrow consists of a shaft with a tip (point), nocks, fletching and, if desired, cresting. The maximum diameter of arrow shafts shall not exceed 9.3mm (arrow wraps shall not be considered as part of this limitation as long they do not extend further than 22cm toward the point of the arrow when measured from the throat – nock hole where the string sits – of the nock to the end of the wrap); the tips (points) for these arrows may have a maximum diameter of 9.4mm. All arrows of every athlete shall be marked with the athlete’s name or initials on the shaft. All arrows used in any end shall be identical and shall carry the same pattern and colour(s) of fletching, nocks and cresting, if any. Tracer nocks (electrically/electronically lighted arrow nocks) are not allowed.

“Junior” through the calendar year of their 20th birthday (Born in or after 1998)
“Cadet” through the calendar year of their 17th birthday (Born in or after 2001)
“Cub” through the calendar year of their 14th birthday (Born in or after 2004)
“Bowman” through the calendar year of their 12th birthday (Born in or after 2006)

Compound: per World Archery Rules
Barebow: per World Archery Rules
Recurve: per World Archery Rules

Hosted by: Corner Archery
Tournament Director: Rhonda Crabtree
Email: cornerarch@aol.com

Register Online at http://www.cornerarchery.com

Payment is made at time of registration via Paypal. All Registrations must be paid via Paypal. No registration is complete until payment is made.

Space is limited – priority will be given to Arizona USAA Members. Corner Archery will do their best to accommodate requested shooting times. Shooting times desired may not be available as registration closure gets near.


• JOAD registration fee: $40.00

• Late – JOAD registration fee ( January 17, 2018 or Later ): $70.00

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 24, 2018 at 6pm

Registration is open until the venue is full, which may occur before the registration deadline. NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION *********** Late registration accepted on space available basis *************  USAA AZ residents will be given registration preference

Competitors will compete in One (1) of the below sessions. You must select shooting times when you register. USAA-AZ members will receive session preference.

DAY 1 (Recurve) – Saturday, January 27, 2018

AM Shooting (600 Round)
Check-in and equipment inspection 7:45 AM
Official Practice 8:30 AM (Scoring to follow immediately after)
Scoring Begins 1st – 30 arrows
Break Approximately 10 minutes
Scoring 2nd – 30 arrows

PM Shooting (600 Round)
Check-in and equipment inspection 12:15 PM
Official Practice 1:15 PM (Scoring to follow immediately after)
Scoring Begins 1st – 30 arrows
Break Approximately 10 minutes
Scoring 2nd – 30 arrows

Recurve Awards will be presented about 1 hour after the Saturday PM Session completion.

 DAY 2 (Compound)– Sunday, January 28, 2018

AM Shooting (600 Round)
Check-in and equipment inspection 7:45 AM
Official Practice 8:30 AM (Scoring to follow immediately after)
Scoring Begins 1st – 30 arrows
Break Approximately 10 minutes
Scoring 2nd – 30 arrows

PM Shooting (600 Round)
Check-in and equipment inspection 12:15 PM
Official Practice 1:15 PM (Scoring to follow immediately after)
Scoring Begins 1st – 30 arrows
Break Approximately 10 minutes
Scoring 2nd – 30 arrows

Compound Awards will be presented about 1 hour after the Sunday PM Session completion.


2018 AZ State Indoor Championships

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 –
                                         – Morgan Raley (3rd PLACE)
Barebow Women – Bianca Roman (2nd PLACE)
Barebow Men –
Scott Sefranka  (STATE CHAMPION)
                                  – Paul Wright  (2nd PLACE)
Longbow Men –
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)

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)

2018 AZ State Indoor Championships

The 2018 Arizona State Indoor is coming up very soon!
Registration has opened for this major event.

January 5-7, 2018
There are three shooting times available.

Friday/Saturday Evening  6PM Check In
Saturday/Sunday AM 7:45AM Check In
Saturday/Sunday PM 12:30 Check In

Get your registration in soon as shooting times will fill up!

Click the link below to register!