Big Changes made to the Event.
- Copper Classic is now Inner 10 for compound, Outer 10 for recurve.
- There is NO Cut, all competitor who compete in the ranking rounds will be allowed to stay and shoot in the head to head competition.
On November 7 & 8 Arizona Archery Club is hosting the Copper Classic. November 7th is for Youth, November 8th is for Adults.
Here is a link of the event flyer – 2015 Copper Classic Flyer
Online Registration can found here – Online Registration Link
1 – National events WILL now be using Inner Ten scoring in the Compound Bowman and Cub classes. Here is the actual text from the press release. “……USA Archery, with the consideration and approval of the JOAD Committee, is making changes for the JOAD National Indoor Championships format. Compound Cub and Bowman will now score using the inner 10-ring. This change will make the scoring for these two age classes the same as what they shoot in the National Indoor Championships……”
2 – Also, Barebow has been added as a seperate class at the National events. Here is the text from the press release. “…. Additionally, Barebow has been added to the National Indoor program as a developmental division……”
3 – USA Archery has released their ruling on the new World Archery total ban on Camo. Here is the text from the press release. “……USA Archery is also releasing an update on Camo. Early in 2015, World Archery published an updated by-law to the rules governing Camo clothing and equipment. Camo colors are those traditionally found in nature: blacks, greys, greens, sand, beige, and whites (forest or desert situations). These new by-laws, which apply to World Archery events from World Ranking tournaments to multi-sport games, Continental Championships, World Championships and Olympic/Paralympic Games, state the following:
- Book 3 Target – Chapter 11 – Article 11.3.3: Athlete equipment shall not include camouflage colors of any kind.
- Book 3 Target – Chapter 20 – Article 20.1.1: No demin, jeans or camouflage clothes and equipment may be worn, no any oversize or baggy type pants or shorts.
- Book 4 Field and 3D – Chapter 33 – Article 33.3: Clothing and equipment shall not be camouflage.
USA Archery has determined that we will allow camo colored equipment at all sanctioned events. Camo clothing is still not allowed. This new by-law will impact any archer who plans on attending the 2016 Arizona Cup because it is World Ranking Event for both able-body and Para athletes.
For questions related to the indoor events schedule and registration, please contact National Events Manager Sheri Rhodes at email@example.com. For a complete list of USA Archery sanctioned tournaments, including state championship events, click here……….”
USA Archery has updated their event schedule to include the upcoming 2016 Indoor National locations and dates. For those who are interested, here is the link to the USA Archery event page.
USA Archery Event Page
The 2016 Tournament schedule has been released. There are a few events late in the year that have not been added to the schedule at this time. Please keep in mind that all Tournaments are subject to change by the event coordinators. Please make contact with event coordinators prior to making travel plans.
2016 USA Archery Arizona Tournament Schedule
On November 14 & 15, Desert Sky Archers is hosting the 2015 Desert Classic Outdoor. This is a 72 arrow qualifier, followed by Olympics Rounds. There is also an Optional Team round.
Tournament information can be found here – Tournament Info
Online Tournament Registration can be found here – Online Registration Link
On October 31, Papago Archery is hosting the Halloween 900 round at Papago Park.
Here is a link to the information – Tournatment Info Link
Here is a link to the event Recap and Scoring – Event Recap and Scores.
On October 24 & 25, Usery Mountain Archers is hosting the 2015 AZ State FITA Field.
Here is a Flyer for the event – Event Flyer
Here is a link to the online registration – Online Registration Link
Here is a link to the registered archers – Registered Archers Link
USA Archery Arizona would like to announce the newly Elected Board Members. Congratulations to Diana Labeau, Mike Speck and Charles Corridori.
Arizona Registered members of USA Archery.
Please take the time to Vote for your favorite AZ Archery Board of Directors candidate. Last time around we had a record number of votes, and that was only a couple votes in total. This is your chance to choose who directs the future of target archery in Arizona.
You can cast you vote by emailing your response to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a link to the 2015 Board of Directors Bio’s and Ballot.
2015 USA Archery Arizona Ballot
2015 AZ State Field is being held at Usery Mountain Park on October 24 & 25, 2015. Here is a link to the Online registration page. Online Registration Link List of Registered Archers Here is the link to the Facebook Event page. State Field Event Page