Six Arizona JOAD’s competed at the 2005 US Indoor
Team Trials, which is double the number of Arizona JOADs that took
part in the last US Indoor team trials in 2003.
The Texas Tens JOADs host club had just the
right number of volunteers run the tournament including the
sophisticated match seeding, scoring and food and beverage sales
through out the tournament.
They deserve a big congratulations and thank you.
Six Arizona JOADs and their parents deserve
congratulations and thanks for the time and financial sacrifice
needed to compete nationally and internationally.
Individual Arizona JOAD Highlights:
Catherine Holcomb (Straight N Arrow JOAD),
Competed in her first national tournament and did
very well by posting a “personal best” 600 round score.
She finished just out of the top 10 and gained great
experience for the future!
Maggie Huff (Precision Shooter JOAD), Junior
Maggie was seeded 6th from the qualifying
round with a determined effort move up to a 5th place
The trials are just the beginning of a full indoor
tournament spring schedule for Maggie.
Robyn Repp (Mesa Targeteers), Junior Compound
The 600 seeded Robyn in 4th place.
As a result she took part in round robin matches,
which is sure to be helpful when she participate in several trials
Brady Ellison (Pineapple Archery), Junior
Compound 2005 US Indoor World Team Member!
The group was very competitive with only one point
separating the Brady from the second place competitor.
Hard work paid off.
Aprilyn Witt (Straight N Arrow), Junior
Compound 2005 US Indoor World Team Member!
Great scoring put Aprilyn in a back and forth battle
for the top spot.
At tourneys end, April secured the first place.
Lindsay Pian (Straight N Arrow), Junior
Recurve 2005 US Indoor World Team Member!
Lindsay’s tourney preparation resulted in a good
She finished in the top spot.
The team is only partially funded.
Those that would like to help Arizona World Team
members should send them to:
Arizona World Team Members support
Carefree, AZ 85377
The first tournament day consisted of a two separate
600 round lines and 5-12 arrow round robin matches.
Incomplete 600 round score cards, set up, a protest,
a major equipment failure and an average of 4 tie breaker shoot offs
after every match made for a long day that didn’t end until about
The second and final tournament day went much better
as all were accustom to the unique process.
The round robin matches accounted for approximately ¾
of the possible points.
The event concluded with a nice team presentation
Kathy Loesch, PSE Tucson, 2005 US Indoor World
Jessica Grant, Compound, past 2003 US Indoor
World Team member, who attends Texas A and M.
Mark Penaz will be the Head US Coach for the
Alexander Kirrilov will be the Recurve team
Bob Pian judged.
Janice Price and Alan Huff took part as
available Jury of Appeals members.
venue was a former Wal-Mart store, a little over an hours drive
south of Dallas/Fort Worth.
Whitetail FITA targets took 65 meters of wall space, about 215’.
Linda and Wyatt
Misenheimer, lead the tournament organizers.
The Arizona JOADs
had several chances to earn a qualifying score in the 2004 Iron
Archer Series, the after Christmas qualifier at PSE and the early
January Simply 600.
practiced before and after a Star FITA, 18 meter, 600 qualifying
round as part of funding eligibility.
made to the final tourney set up.
began with a 600 round (AM group and PM group)
The 600 round
seeded the round robin matches.
Five of the six
Arizona JOADs made the cut to compete in the round robins.
the five, 12 round robins shooting began around 5:00 PM.
Recurve Female Juniors and the Compound Male Juniors field were cut
to 8 archers while all the other categories were cut to 16.
erroneous and tardy score cards that had to be hunted down delayed
the beginning of the round robin matches.
Match set up, a
protest about round robin target faces, a major equipment in the
form of a broken limb and shoot offs after every match delayed the
At least one match
went to a fourth shoot off arrow.
The round robin
matches were set up so that all the archers changed targets from
match to match regardless of seeding.
shoot arrows into the wrong target before realizing the error.
By days end the
archers were more than tired.
The first days
shooting ending around 10:00 PM.
On Sunday the
categories with 8 archers competed in 9 matches, the rest took part
in 10 matches.
staff generated individualized sheets to direct the archers to the
correct match target.
Again score card
problems and match tie shoot offs too their toll on the schedule.
The matches began
at 7:30 AM and ended just before 5:00 PM
The Texas Tens
conducted a very nice awards presentation and photo session.
Here is the
Here is the NAA
Easy access from
DFW Airport to Hillsboro.
hotels close to the venue.
Parking at the
A Super WalMart
Good lighting on
all but 4 bales.
Food on site as
well as dining tables.
set up tables.
including data entry and result determination.
We hope the
Texas Tens JOAD host another big tournament again!
Better luck next time.
3 tournament day
in lieu of two.
that don’t slide on the tile floor.
PA speakers at
each end of the range.
A clip board for
every competitor plus extras.
between this tournament director and the next tournament director
to insure continuity.