2006 Duel Team Outcome
Women’s Team –
Men’s Team –
Overall Team -
A wonderful time was had by all…Fast,
Effective and Fair.
The 2006 Duel in the Desert –
California vs Arizona is in the record book.
After what seems like a decade of the
Arizona Duel Team mostly losing to California, Arizona
shot their way to a dominating 2006 Duel in the Desert
Women’s and Overall Team victory.
On the men’s side the Arizona Team
started with a lead but by the end of the first
distance the CA men took a 20 point lead. By the end of
the matches Arizona lost by only 11 points.
There were a total of 70 archers that
took part in both the Duel Team and Open Star FITA
Tournament and included large number collegiate
The Arizona tradition of outstanding
JOAD performances continued with Maku Wood,
Max Lambert, Robyn Repp and Matt Bullard
collected more than their fair share of points.
Arizona JOAD members of the USA Jr
World Team, Maggie Huff and Brady Ellison
both won their matches as the top “Senior” team
members in AZ.
The weather was in the cool 60s in
the morning but rapidly warmed up to the 80s by
The winds at the Ben Avery Shooting
Facility were at the variable at 5 to 10 mph and
stiff at times.
The Arizona State Archery Association
ran an ontime tournament from start to finish.
Duel Team leader board was updated
every 12 arrows.
Anson Tyau fulfilling a lost wager,
entertained us all with "I am a Pretty Pretty
Princess" song and dance.
The Bowcats Archery Club at the
University of Arizona (Wood family) provided light
breakfast and lunch on the field along with beverage
The awards ceremony featured
individual open tournament plaques for each division
as well and presentation of the Duel in the Desert
Day one started 8 AM and finished at
Day two started at 8 AM, with scoring
finished at 2:10.
Scores were collected and compiled by
2:30 PM and the awards presentation was over by 3:05
Californians were able to leave the
field by 2:05 PM California time!
Unfortunately no Arizona Club chose to
take on the task of hosting 2006 Duel in the Desert.
The tournament was managed by the
Arizona State Archery Associations Tournament
The 2007 Duel in the Desert is
scheduled to take place in Long Beach, CA at the
Eldorado Park Archery field.
Arizonans, please consider hosting the
Duel in the Desert in 2008 to insure that the
tournament lives on.
DOS Heather Brunelle-Collins
(Straight N Arrow JOAD North),
Judges: Ed Votruba (Papago JOAD)
and Richard Hirano (California)
Tournament Coordinator and COJ: Bob
Pian, AZ Jr & Collegiate Archery
Leader board: Janice Price
(TOC), Julie Nichols (Pineapple Archery),
Linda Collier (United JOAD of So Cal), Barbara
Noblet (Papago FA), Alan Huff (PSJ) and
Vicky Lambert (Mesa Targeteers)
Set up and Take down: Harold Rush
(Rim Country), Sun Devil Archers (Granville,
Harden+), Anson, Votrubas, Noblet, Lamberts, Huff and
Check in, Equipment inspection 8:00
Official Practice 8:30 to 9:17
First Distance 9:35 to 11:20
Second Distance 12:20 to 1:55
Practice 8:00 to 8:50
Third Distance 9:03 to 11:05
Fourth Distance 12:05 to 2:10
CA depart field at 3:05