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2010 AAE Arizona Cup Photos courtesy of:

- Steve Stringham

- Christian Deligant

- Gary Holstein

- Peter Scudner


Thank You!






Oct. 18, 2010

The 2011 AAE Arizona Cup Website is located at  

Please change your bookmark or favorite.  This 2010 website will no longer be updated.

Aug. 1, 2010

Preliminary Notice of 2011 Arizona Cup.  Tentative Dates are April 6 - 10, 2011 pending final schedules by USA Archery, Coparco and FITA.    Preliminary Letter of Invitation

April 26, 2010 Open Team Results
April 23, 2010 Arizona Cup Records UPDATED
April 20, 2010

More photos now linked in left column.  Thank You... Steve Stringham, Christian Deligant, Gary Holstein and Pete Scudner.

April 14, 2010

2010 Photos from Gary Holstein may be viewed here .  There are some great shots.  Thank you!

April 14, 2010

Brady’s campaign “Shoot for the Cure” at the Arizona Cup has raised over $3,300 in the just the sale of wristbands, t-shirts, pledge amounts and donations.  This amount will increase with sponsor funds.

April 13, 2010

Thank you for taking part in the 2010 AAE Arizona Cup COPARCO nominated FITA World Ranking, Para Archery and Cadet, Junior and Senior US Archery Team Ranking Tournament.  We are delighted that 303 archers, a tournament record, from fourteen FITA member associations competed under the warm Arizona sun.


We appreciate the kind words of thanks to our tournament staff “Team”. 


Please see the press release on the FITA World Archery website announcing new world records.


It has been the Arizona target archery community's pleasure to host the Arizona Cup beginning in 1989.  We also want to congratulate our own Jim Hamilton for the dedication of the field in his honor to be known as "Jim Hamilton Field".


Special thanks to our Sponsors for supporting archery and archers.


Best wishes and we hope to see you again.


Sincerely,  Bob Pian and Janice Price

21st Arizona Cup


April 13, 2010

2010 Raffle Winners



Package #1 – Easton Arrows / AAE Fletching Kit & Vanes

          Spike Ford (USA)


Package #2 – Doinker Stabilizer Set Up / BCY Products

          Rigoberto Hernandez  (ESA)   


Package #3 – Sure-Loc Sight / BCY Products

          Jim Hamilton (USA)


Package #4 – Carter Release / AAE Arrow Rest

          Anna Miscione (USA)



April 13, 2010

Congratulations to our Finalists


Compound Women:

Gold – Jamie Van Natta (USA)

Silver – Felissa De La Concha (MEX)

Bronze – Erika Anschutz (USA)


Compound Men:

Gold – Logan Wilde (USA)

Silver – Jean Pizarro (PUR)

Bronze – Rodger Willett (USA)


Recurve Women:

Gold – Jennifer Nichols (USA)

Silver – Alejandra Valencia (MEX)

Bronze – Marie Pier Beaudet (CAN)


Recurve Men:

Gold – Brady Ellison (USA)

Silver – Vic Wunderle (USA)

Bronze – Vetle Meland Risinggard (NOR)


See all results at


April 8, 2010

See Brady Ellison's interview on Channel 12  Video Interview  discuss his Shoot for the Cure campaign.

April 8, 2010 For results online, Go to for live scoring and much more.


April 4, 2010

(Special note to Cadets) an unavoidable change in schedule has pushed back Cadet qualifying rounds into the afternoon due to an unprecedented number of on time registrations received during the last few days leading up to the March 25 deadline. 

This Cadet change was shown in the revised schedule posted on March 31, 2010.  If any Cadet would like to cancel and receive a full refund, please email  We do apologize for the inconvenience.

March 31, 2010

Entry list and Schedule have been revised.


March 27, 2010

Join USA Olympian, Brady Ellison, as he launches his campaign to fight breast cancer at the 2010 AAE Arizona Cup.

Learn more about Brady Ellison's "Shoot for the Cure...X out Breast Cancer" campaign and how you can join in or donate to the cause.  Click on link in left column to find out more.

March 26, 2010

Entries List has been updated

March 25, 2010


The 2010 AAE Arizona Cup field at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, is now full!

Online Registration has been closed.

(Space maybe available for Cadets)

We have started a waiting list of those that would like to take part should space become available.

If you are registered but will not be competing, please email and cancel as soon as possible, so that another can take your place.

The registration list is being reviewed and will be updated shortly.

Thank you,

Bob Pian, Tournament Director

Registration questions: email

Feb. 6, 2010



Want even more competition?  The 2010 Arizona State Championship is a registered Star FITA for Saturday, April 3, 2010 on the same field as the AZ Cup.  Format:  one day 72 arrow qualifier followed by a Set-System elimination round. Guests are welcome.

More information at Arizona Outdoor Championship for registration information

Feb. 4, 2010


Volunteer page added.  Link
Jan. 30, 2010



In addition to being selected as a COPARCO World Ranking Tournament, the 2010 AAE Arizona Cup has just been placed on the  FITA Para Archery Calendar as an International Tournament.

More info at FITA:

More Para Archery news from the newly formed FITA Para Archery Committee in this FITA article


Jan. 9, 2010


For Immediate Release:

AAE Arizona Cup, April 8-11, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona USA 

Individual archers and national teams are invited.  The tournament is scheduled to be the first FITA World Ranking Tournament to utilize the 2010 FITA rules, individual elimination “Set” match scoring system after two 70M ranking rounds.  The tournament is a popular COPARCO and North American event and features USA Archery Cadet, Junior, Adult and USA Para Archery Team ranking.  Three archer team and the new Mixed team rounds are offered as well as Open team rounds for clubs and teams that “form on the field”.   

AAE Cavalier USA and the Arizona State Archery Association sponsor the tournament with USA Archery and COPARCO endorsement.

A wide variety of archers that take part in the AZ Cup including Youth, Para Archers, Olympians, Pan Americans, World Champions, as well as those that come to start the outdoor season with friends from around the world. Tournament Director - Bob Pian, “We are excited to conduct the 21st  year of the Arizona Cup including USA Archery/Easton Sports Development Foundation supported hand held electronic scoring to provide instant results online for World Archery fans.”  

Visit for more information and to register.

Nov. 29, 2009

AZ Cup will be one of the first tournaments utilizing the new FITA April 1, 2010 rules. Please review the anticipated rules changes on the link in the left column.

Nov. 3, 2009 USADA and WADA have published their 2010 Prohibited Lists.       USADA link        WADA link

July 3, 2009

COPARCO has selected the 2010 Arizona Cup to be a FITA  World Ranking Tournament. 

2010 Arizona Cup dates are Thursday April 8 - 11, 2010:


July 3, 2009

Over 1,000 photos of the 2009 AZ Cup shot by Mel Nichols have been archived to a new AZ Cup Gallery.  Click on the new link under "Photos" in left column.  (Some galleries have multiple pages as noted at the top.)