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2005 was another great JOAD year for Arizona.

In the late 90s the Arizona JOAD Association focused on the goal of providing for Arizona youth archers. 

Year after year the program and archery in Arizona has continued to grow. 

Today, Arizona Junior and Collegiate Archery still serves youth archery as well as collegiate, seniors and masters.


2005 Arizona Junior and Collegiate Archery, year in review:

The Mesa Targeteers JOAD conducts twice a week sessions in Mesa and Chandler.

Straight N Arrow JOAD conducts Friday evening sessions.

Precision Shooters JOAD at PSE conducts twice a week sessions.

Desert Destroyers JOAD Tucson, changes homes and starts to rebuild.


Many Arizona JOADs have graduated to the collegiate ranks and many will soon.

Dine College continues as the oldest collegiate archery program in AZ

Kari Granville joins the Sun Devil Archery Club as team coach/leader and tournament host.

Tina Blake establishes the Golden Eagle Archery Club at Embry Riddle, Prescott.



US World Indoor Championship Team Trials, Hillsboro, Texas; six Arizona JOADs take part, three make the team. 

JOADs take part in the Arizona JOAD Indoor Championship and Arizona State Archery Association Indoor Championship, both at PSE in Tucson.

Michael Loughridge begins as Arizona JOAD Coordinator



Inaugural AZ JOAD Team Vegas Showdown is huge success with 30 Arizona JOADs and their families from three clubs taking part.

Champions, Straight N Arrow JOAD, Phoenix

Second Place, Mesa Targeteers JOAD at Archery HQ

Third Place, Precision Shooter JOAD, PSE, Tucson



Arizonans compete in the NAA Indoor Nationals in Tulare, CA; Texas A&M; Salt Lake City, Utah and Wichita, Kansas. 

Several Arizona JOADs and Arizonans finish in the top of their categories.



April Witt, Lindsay Pian and Brady Ellison compete in 2005 World Indoor Championships in Denmark. 

April and Lindsay win medals (team) and Brady  wins two medals (individual and team) as members of the US team.



AZ JOADs compete with Mexican archers at the Arizona State Outdoor Championship.

At the Arizona Cup, Arizona JOADs finish high in the qualifying rounds and Olympic rounds as part of an international field.



Arizona JOAD Outdoor Championship includes inaugural AZ JOAD Club Team Championship.

Champions, Precision Shooter JOAD, PSE, Tucson

Second Place, Mesa Targeteers JOAD at Archery HQ

Third Place, Straight N Arrow JOAD, Phoenix


Ted Harden earns Academic All American status and becomes the first ASU Archer to compete in the US Intercollegiate Archery Championships in a decade.

Maggie Huff competes in the Mexican Grand Prix in Mexico City and wins several medals!

The ASAA encourages field archery.  Field archery is a great way to try out for a US World Team



Payson Shoot continues its long history of tournament fun.

Mesa Targeteers JOADs go to National JOAD camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista.

Arizonans compete in the JOAD National Championship in Orlando Florida. 

Two AZJOADs become JOAD National Champions in their categories.



Sun Devil Archers featured on TV 3 Good Morning Arizona.

Archers prep for the National Target Championship by practicing in the early AM.



National Target Championship, Colorado Springs, CO. 

Two AZJOADs and two AZ Masters win National Target Championships.

Ted Harden receives the inaugural AZ Jr and Collegiate Archery Scholarship for his efforts to establish and run the Sun Devil Archery Club.



2005 Jr. US Archery Team includes three Arizonans, Maggie Huff, Brady Ellison and Lindsay Pian.



Arizona Duel in the Desert Trials, 9 JOADs and Collegiate make the AZ Team.



Duel in the Desert, Long Beach CA, A fun time was had by all.  The Duel will be in AZ in 2006.



Iron Archer 600 rounds and Round Robins, Straight N Arrow, Phoenix. 


2006 more and better.