2010 AAE AZ Cup is
shaping up to be a very special event. We extend to the Arizona
community an open invitation to help make the event the best it
21st edition of the AAE Arizona Cup
www.arizonacup.com is shaping up to be a stellar event! Some
of the highlights include:
Ranking Tournament (4th year in a row)
Archery Ranking Tournament. Several countries have expressed
interest including the USA to take part in training and
Cadet, Junior and Senior US Archery Team Placement Tournament
Sports Development Foundation at target Handheld Terminal
computerized results system.
FITA World Ranking Tournament to utilized the Set System
The AAE AZ Cup is also a part of many Archery Manufacturer
hundred archers ranging from new target archery youths to world
class champions and Olympians from around the world will meet and
compete at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in North Phoenix, April
8 to 11, 2010.
tournament takes place with the generous help of the At Large and
Arizona Archery Community volunteers. Please considered yourself
invited and encouraged to help. There are many jobs to
Field preparation: Bob Pian and this year Jake Martin will lead.
March 13-14, March 20-21, April 2, April 5-7 are field prep and
set up days. All are welcome to come out and help in any and all
of these days. Targets and equipment are refurbished, the field
is groomed and lane line and equipment are set up on these days.
Wear work clothes and bring tools and gloves.
Meeting and greeting: Travelers including judge and officials
appreciate being greeted at the airport. Volunteers are needed
for a variety of arrival times throughout the day and night. From
time to time, officials will need rides from place to place.
Days of Tournament, April 8-11, 2010 the archers compete with the
help of volunteers who help keep the tournament moving. Help is
needed to manage the leader boards, collect score cards. Hand out
target faces. Act as arrow “caddie”s for the Paralympics archers.
Distribute water bottles. etc. Sunday is the most demanding day.
Judges: Judges are needed to provide additional judging support
to the assigned judging team. Duties include, open team round,
Set matches and Jury of Appeals.
Anti Doping Agency Chaperones: On Sunday April 11, 2010 the USADA
“May” conduct anti doping testing. Chaperone volunteers are
required that escort the archers from the competition area to the
thank the sponsors for providing the funding and amenities that
make the AAE AZ Cup the best it can be. Special thanks to AAE
Cavalier USA for providing the award and prize money funds.
AAE Arizona Cup has had the good fortune of some great ongoing
volunteer couples including: Julie and Mel Nichols, Connie and
Waylon Hunt (+Brandon), Kathy and Fred Grant (+Jessi), Cathy and
Dean Kieborz, Lynn and Mike Van Patter and family, Teresa and Alan
Huff, Juli and Doug Witt, Barbara with David Gervais, Barbara and
Andy Larrick, Shirley and Wayne Davidson, Diane and Terry LaBeau’,
Janet and Gary Yamaguchi, Judy and Ed Moore, Cathy and Rockne Repp,
Diane and Dick Tone, Vivian and Mike Koistinen, Linda and Steve
Yturralde. The list if individual volunteers is also lengthy:
Mike Cullumber, Heather Collins-Brunelle, John Heffelfinger, Tom
Jones, Barbara Noblet, Nancy Myrick. Kari Granville, Jim Hamilton,
Mark Kaufman, Bob Kortan, Damon Don, Casey Gervais, Mary Hensberry,
Kevin Hubbard, Nick Carlisle, Mark Penaz, Laura Davis, Lindsay
Pian, Mike Speck, Ted Harden, Vicki Lambert. Sorry to those I have missed.
also appreciate the club help over the years, Sun Devil Archery at
ASU, Corner Archery, Papago FITA Archers, Arizona JOAD and those
that have moved on to bigger and better things from Straight N
Arrow (Sammy and Todd Hulm) and Fiesta Archery (Koistinen family).
Ben Avery Shooting Facility and Arizona Game and Fish Department
Staff support has been wonderful: Denise and Mike Raum, Clinton
Costello, Larry Collins, Bill Kelsey and Chris Anstead and Marty
There is a special group of hero’s that make the AAE AZ Cup what
it is. They are the friends and family of the AZ Cup that travel
from far and wide to meet and work the AZ Cup. Folks like Sheri
Rhodes, MJ Rogers and Gary Gileys.
volunteer, show up with comfortable clothing including comfortable
shoes, a hat and gloves and a desire to help the archers do what
they do. On tournament days, dress smartly to represent the best
Arizona has to offer. To find out more and to reserve a job,
archers cannot do what that do without you. Help us show off
Arizona to the world!
Bob Pian and Janice Price for the AAE Arizona Cup
Local Organizing Committee.