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Dec. 8, 2014

  Iron Archer tournament page updated with Story and Photo Gallery. Click here
Dec. 6, 2014  

Top 48 archers from the qualification round advance to the Round Robin Matches. (Please note there were 2 withdrawals affecting final results)

Iron Archer Qualification Results       Flights Chart

Dec. 4, 2014  

Target Assignments posted on the tournament page.

Due to last minute cancelations, there are a few spaces available for the Iron Archer this weekend. Go to the tournament page for information and active registration links.

Dec. 1, 2014


Arizona JOAD Indoor Championship dates Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2015.

Registration will open online December 1, 2014.

Here is the link to Corner's website.  The registration and information link can be found at the top of the page at http://www.cornerarchery.com

Flyer for the event:  http://www.cornerarchery.com/State%20JOAD%20Indoor/2015/2015%20JOAD%20Indooor%20flyer.pdf

Nov. 26, 2014


There are 2 available shooting spots available for the PM line for the 2014 Iron Archer.

email admin@azjoad.com if you would like to shoot. Currently there is no wait list.

Please check the AM or PM rosters to see that you are listed and that your information is correct. Link to tournament page

Nov. 11, 2014  

2015 USA Archery Arizona State Indoor Championship Registration is now open. 

2015 USA Archery-Arizona State Indoor Championship is scheduled for

January 16 - 18, 2015 and hosted by Desert Sky Archers, may be found at: Tournament Information and link to register may be found at:


Join USA Archery if you are not already a member.  Existing members, please check your membership and renew as needed.  http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Membership/Membership-Benefits

Three sessions are offered:

  • Friday evening and then Saturday evening

  • Saturday morning and then Sunday morning - Full

  • Saturday afternoon and then Sunday afternoon - Full

Space at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility Indoor Range is limited, please sign up early.

No single day or different time of day sessions are offered.

Nov. 4, 2014

  Iron Archer Update: both qualification sessions are now full.

A Wait List has been started. You can see the wait list on the tournament page just below the entry lists.

Entry Lists for the Morning and Afternoon Sessions can be seen on the tournament page.  Only archers listed in the entry lists have a reserved shooting spot.

Tournament Information may be found here. 

Sept. 24, 2014


2014 Iron Archer is scheduled for Dec. 6 - 7 at the Indoor Archery range at BASF.

Tournament Information may be found here.  Registration will open on Friday, Oct. 10


Oct. 28, 2014


2014 Copper Classic (Arizona Archery Club) update:

Updated links:

Adult  http://www.ianseo.net/TourData/2014/840/ENS.php

Youth http://www.ianseo.net/TourData/2014/841/ENS.php

TARGET POSITIONS CAN AND MAY CHANGE.  Use this only to verify that you're registered.

Questions?  Email Carmen Gunn at joad@azarcheryclub.com

Sept. 5, 2014  

Warrior Shootout is scheduled for Oct. 18 at Dine' College, Tsaile, AZ.

Flyer Information

Aug. 27, 2014  

Congratulations to Arizona's:

  • Brady Ellison (Gold Medals, Individual and Team)

  • Nathan Yamaguchi (Individual Silver Medal)

  • Karissa Yamaguchi (Individual Silver Medal)

for their great medal winning performances at the  World Field Championships recently held in ZAGREB, Croatia.

Visit USA Archery for stories:



Aug. 27, 2014


2014 AZ State FITA Field will be held Oct 18-19:

Registration and information form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uZ4wUNQp5OzeAkTn40CQYtHmvLxxEDQ4-TZz6UwQY64/viewform

For any questions regarding the event, please contact Richard Doria via phone or email; phone: 480-786-8171, cell: 602-696-6042, email: rpdjr45@aol.com

Aug. 27, 2014


A Level 3-NTS Coach Certification Coarse on November 21-23, 2014 in Chandler.

Lead Instructor will be Sheri Rhodes, Co-Instructor will be Mike Cullumber.

Register promptly at:  www.solutionsinarchery.com  Space is limited.

July 29, 2014  

Duel in the Desert and Arizona Trials information flyer may be found here.

Arizona Trials is being hosted by ABFAA this year in Tucson on Sept. 6. Registration information for the trials may be found at www.abfaa.info

The Duel will be in California on Oct. 25-26.

July 29, 2014  

Desert Sky Archers is proud to announce a new type of tournament in Arizona, the 1st Annual Desert Classic.  This is a Team Tournament!

See rules and registrations at the link http://desertskyarchers.com/events/inaugural-desert-classic/ 

If you have any questions, please email desertskyarchers@gmail.com

Rick Bachman, President, Desert Sky Archers.

June 30, 2014  

Arizona Judge Seminar Report

(June 29, 2014, Scottsdale, Arizona)

Four new and five experienced judges participated in the USAA-ARIZONA  Judges' seminar held on June 29, 2014. The seminar was presented by Bob Pian with Mike Cullumber.  Diana LaBeau assisted with logistics. 

The “Basics” were presented and as is typically the case, the majority of the seminar revolved around lively discussion.  “The seminar answered a lot of questions and will help make everyone better judges”  Terry LaBeau, USAA judge.    

The participants represented several Arizona archery clubs:

  • Paseo Vista

  • Targeteers

  • Corner Archery

  • Desert Sky

L to R: Mike Cullumber, Mickey Richard, Terry LaBeau, Amy Ziegler,

Gail Spore, Carolina Lopez, Diana LaBeau, Rhonda Crabtree,

Paul Simpson, Kerry Heidebrecht, Bob Pian

Event flyer: http://www.azjoad.com/main/forms/2014-USAA-AZ-Rules-and-Judge-Seminar-Flyer.pdf

June 30, 2014  

Congratulations to Arizona's Brady Ellison, Karissa Yamaguchi, and Nathan Yamaguchi who recently shot their way onto the 2014 USA World Archery Field Championship Team.  They will compete this August in Zagreb, Croatia. 

USAA-ARIZONA has granted $250.00 to each of the three Arizonans.  Please join us in wishing them the best shooting at the World Field Championship! "  This is an unfunded trip and the archers pay their own way.

"Help Send the Yamaguchi Kids to The World Field Championships!" Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/1445495719034328/?source=3&source_newsfeed_story_type=regular&fref=nf

USAA-ARIZONA promotes target archery in Arizona.  The Arizona Cup world ranking tournament is the association's primary fundraising effort. 

Thank you Arizona clubs and volunteers for your support of Arizona target archers.

June 16, 2014  

2014 NTC and EJN Registration Reminder:

Reminder: Archers have until Tuesday, June 17 to register without a late fee for the U.S. National Target Championships and Easton JOAD Nationals! Visit http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Events/Outdoor-Nationals for complete information and to register today.

If you have already registered for the Easton JOAD Nationals, please be sure that you are a member of a current USA Archery JOAD club.

Club administrators, please check to be sure your JOAD club membership is current. Check here: https://webpoint.usarchery.org/wp15/IntraLock/Login.asp

June 4, 2014  

Judge Seminar announced for June 29, 2014

For information click here.

June 4, 2014  

BASF indoor range open Wednesdays and Fridays

Starting this summer DSA has teamed up with Ben Avery to announce the opening of the Indoor Range to the Public on Wednesdays and Fridays.  It will be open from 9AM to 5PM.  On the days of our Summer Camps it will be open from 1PM to 5PM.  Cost is $10 a day for archers 18 and over.  Archers 17 and under are free.  Youth archers will have to have a parent or guardian sign a liability release form. For more information contact Desert Sky Archers http://desertskyarchers.com/contact-us/

May 9, 2014  

2014 Summer Sizzle Registration is up and running.

Tournament is August 9 and August 10 at the indoor range at Ben Avery. 25m and 18m Indoor tournament. Sign-up early to get the times you want.  This tournament has sold out in previous years.


May 9, 2014  

See new State Records shot during the 2014 Arizona JOAD Outdoor Championships - Single Distance Records




Team Round Instruction and Information (April 2014)

USA Archery Dress Code (3 January 2014)


US National Target Championship and Easton JOAD National Championship - Hamilton, Ohio - July 23-27, 2014

Information and Registration:


April 25, 2014


Two USA Archery Arizona members certified as World Archery International Judge Candidate http://www.worldarchery.org/NEWS/News/ArtMID/10510/ArticleID/9486/Accreditation-of-new-judges-at-2014-Seminar-in-Phoenix

Congratulations to Sheri Rhodes and Mike Cullumber.

April 23, 2014  

The 2014 State Outdoor Championships are now live on ianseo.net.

Tentative target assignments, registered archers, and other items are now available online. Click on link below


March 17, 2014


The next Level 1 & Level 2 Instructor Certification Courses will be on May 17th & 18th at the Paseo Vista Archery Range. The courses will be lead by Level 4-NTS Coach Mike Cullumber.

Registration is now open. Go to www.solutionsinarchery.com for more information.

March 9, 2014  

2014 USA Archery Arizona State Outdoor Championship and 2014 Arizona JOAD Outdoor Championships,

May 3-4, Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix


Feb. 21, 2014  

Feb. 21, 2014


GET OUTDOORS at Ben Avery. Practice available on Sundays, March 23, April 13 and April 19. More information here

Feb. 5, 2014  

Mike Cullumber named USA Archery West Region JOAD Committee member!


USA Archery JOAD program is growing at a rapid pace.  It's great to have Mike on the committee to help keep Arizonans and westerners updated.

Congratulations Mike and Thank You!

Feb. 4, 2014  

2014 Arizona JOAD Indoor Championship Results

21 State JOAD Records and one unconfirmed National Record was broken during the JOAD State Championship.  Simply Amazing.

And 16 State Records set during the State Indoor.


On top of the amazing number of records set, in more than one division the second place archer would have also set the record.

Arizona JOAD Rocks!  (courtesy Rick Bachman)

New Records Posted

Jan. 29, 2014


Level 4-NTS Coach Mike Cullumber will be holding a Level 1 & Level 2 Instructor Certification class on March 15 & 16 at the Paseo Vista Archery Range.

Information and registration is available at www.solutionsinarchery.com.

Jan. 21, 2014


2014 Arizona Indoor Championship


Jan. 2, 2014  

Happy New Year!

2014 AAE Arizona Cup information and online registration is now available at:    http://www.arizonacup.com/2014

Para Archery World Ranking is now available as an additional event.  A Para archery classification hub takes place before the competition.

A judges seminar takes place on April 1-3, 2014 at the AZ Cup tourney hotel  http://www.arizonacup.com/2014-Judge-Seminar-PHX/2014-Judge-Seminar-Information.pdf

"2014 has an unprecedented number of activities and participants.  The event sells out early each year.  Sign up on line as soon as possible!"

2014 AAE Arizona Cup on behalf of USA Archery Arizona, USA Archery, World Archery Americas and World Archery.

Dec. 29, 2013


Registration for the 2014 USA Archery-Arizona JOAD State Indoor Championships is now open. The tournament will be held at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility on February 1 & 2, 2014. The Host club is Arizona Archery Club.

Tournament Director is Carmen Gunn at joad@azarcheryclub.com.

Tournament Information may be found at this link:  Information 

and also on the club website at: https://www.azarcheryclub.com/tournaments/view/arizona-state-joad-championships-ben-avery-shooting-facility-phoenix

Membership Requirements may be found at this link: Membership

Entries list may be found here

Dec. 29, 2013


National Indoor Registration is Open!  REGISTER EARLY

2014 USA Archery National Indoor Championships Feb. 28 - Mar. 1

2014 USA Archery JOAD National Indoor Championships Mar. 1 - Mar. 2

Rio Rancho, NM




2014 USA Archery Arizona State Indoor Championship January 18-19, 2014 at Ben Avery Shooting Facility Indoor Range, Phoenix Tournament and Registration information: http://desertskyarchers.com/events/2014-arizona-state-indoor-championships/

Hosted by Desert Sky Archers.  Space is limited, register promptly.

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Indoor range open

Wednesdays and Fridays


USA Archery JOAD and Indoor Championships:

Albuquerque February 20-22, 2015,


Salt Lake City March 6-7-8, 2015,


Grand Canyon State Games 2015

March 14, 2015 – Adults

March 15, 2015 – Juniors, JOAD and College.


 Applications Now Open for 2015 Ann Hoyt and Jim Easton JOAD Grants

Deadline: April 1, 2015


2015 AAE

Arizona Cup

April 7-12, 2015 Phoenix, Arizona

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