Papago 900 Tournament

Information about the Papago 900 Tournament format.

Our Spring and Halloween shoots at the Papago Archery Range (directions) follow the Papago 900 Tournament format: 3 rounds at 3 distances, 5 ends of 6 arrows per end (30 arrows per round, 90 arrows total).


  • Masters, Seniors, and U21 (formerly Junior) archers shoot 30 arrows at each distance: 60, 50, and 40 meters.
  • U18 (formerly Cadet) archers shoot at 50, 40, and 30 meters.
  • U15 (formerly Cub) archers shoot at 40, 30, and 20 meters.
  • U13 (formerly Bowman) archers shoot at 30, 25, and 20 meters.
  • Yeoman archers shoot at 20, 15, and 10 meters.
  • U21 and younger archers may shoot in a higher division if desired.

Age divisions guidance can be found at USA Archery Competitive Age Classes and the age calculator on the bottom of the USA Archery Rules for Sancitoned Tournaments page.

  • Barebow and recurve archers shoot on a 122cm target face.
  • Compound archers use 2 122cm five-ring center spot target faces per bale.

Unless otherwise indicated

  • Check-in and equipment inspection start at 7:30 AM, the first (of two) official practice ends start at 8 AM.
  • There are typically two practice ends at the first (furthest) distance.
  • There are no practice ends at closer distances, ensure you know your site settings before the tournament!
  • The range has benches and portable toilets.
  • There is shade for archers while they are shooting but none for archers once they step off the line and none for spectators.
  • You are welcome to bring your own chairs and canopies.
  • Cold water is made available for archers only, spectators can bring their own refreshments.
  • Parking is directly adjacent to the range in the paved lot or the gravel lot just north of it.
  • If the lots next to the archery range are full you must park in the softball complex and walk in.
  • No parking is allowed outside of designated parking areas. Park rangers will stop the tournament if cars are found parked outside the designated lots.