accomplished some remarkable results at the
division 2005 Arizona Cup
Check out www.arizonacup.com
for results and photos
Arizona JOADs, who
can shoot senior distances, have the unique opportunity every year
to compete in a major international archery tournament right here in
They are able to
shoot with national and world champions as well as archers from
around the globe. The tournament is a US Archery team qualifying
tournament and attracts the countries best. Juniors from around the
world also take part, this year traveling from Canada and Poland.
The Arizona Cup
averages over 200 FITA style archers per year. The tournament takes
place on the same field as the State Championship the weekend prior
allowing the JOADs to compete in familiar territory.
The Arizona JOADs
all did very with all finishing in the 20s and some finishing in the
Not bad for
Juniors and Cadets competing against Seniors.
Ellison, Compound, Qualified in the FITA in 4th
Place and then finished 6th in the Olympic Round
against some of the best compound archers in the world.
Gorelik, Recurve, Qualified in the 20s. She won her first
match against a Texas A and M archer, then lost to the eventual
Gold medal winner.
Recurve, Qualified in 15th place. She won her first OR
match and then went up against a fellow PSE archer and was
Compound, The state champion finished his FITA and OR with a
ranking in the 20s. Brandon shot an amazing 175 in one of his 18
Recurve, Qualified in the FITA in 4th Place and then
finished 6th in the Olympic Round.
Compound, Qualified in 6th place and then finished in 8th
place in the Olympic Round. A top 8 finish in the OR round is
quite an accomplishment.
Compound, Qualified in the FITA in 4th Place and then
finished 6th in the Olympic Round. A quick transition
from the World Indoor Archery Championships.
Ask these archers
about their experiences then consider taking part next year.