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Fall Open Training and Beginner JOAD at BASF





Next Class session: Seasonal Only

email azjoad@cox.net

Update (10-26-2004)  Well the weather is now beautiful, just in time to move to the indoor season. We may hold practice on Sundays, if there is enough interest to sustain the effort.  Let me know.  Since the shops are closed on Sundays, maybe there will still be the interest?

Update (10-3-2004)   Three Sunday morning archery "beginners" competed in the Arizona State Championships. All won medals and one was selected to the 2004 Arizona Duel in the Desert Team. Fantastic!

Update ( 9-26-2004 )  All AZJOAD Genesis bows have now been fitted with adjustable “sights”   Thank you Sunday donors and Straight N Arrow Archery.


Update ( 9-19-2004 )  A dozen take part, 5 are youths.


Update ( 9-12-2004 )  Sunday morning get together proves to be popular.


Bull’s-eye!    Beginner and veteran JOADs learn and train side by side

  • 12 archers ranging from 8 year olds to 60+ masters took part in the inaugural  Ben Avery FITA Range beginner JOAD and open training session.

  • BCA and AZJOAD bales were set up from 10 to 90 meters.

  • Most are preparing for the State Championship and Duel Trials.

  • Beginning archers are able to work on technique using club Genesis bows and arrows.

  • Join in!




Beginner youths, Experienced JOAD and Adult/Senior Training.


Beginner youth instruction using Genesis bows and arrows.

JOAD and Senior Training.


Ben Avery Shooting Facility, FITA Archery Range

NWC of I-17 and the Carefree Highway.

Once in BASF, follow the “ARCHERY” signs to the FITA range.

           Ben Avery Internal Range Layout



Seasonal Only

Sunday afternoon, check www.azjoad.com for schedule

Self service set up 1:30 PM

Class 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Open Training 1:30 PM to  3:30 PM

Self Service take down 3:30 PM



Self service set up. 

Instructors and equipment provided to beginners.

JOAD and Seniors are welcome to train on the FITA target butts.

How Much: 

BASF is free to use for youth up to and including age 17.

BASF range fee for Adults 18 and older, $5 per day, payable at the FITA range.

Donations accepted by AZJOAD for target wear and tear

(AZJOAD receives no funding from BASF)



The BCA and AZJOAD need NAA certified instructors to volunteer their time to instruct on Sunday mornings to sustain the program.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Wayne Davidson at (623) 694-1228 or by email at wdavidson2@cox.net  OR  Bob Pian azjoad@cox.net