Tripp County Range Robins JOAD had three members compete in the USA Archery State Indoor Championship and the South Dakota Archers Association (SDAA) State Indoor Championship. The events were held at the Easton Yankton Archery Center in Yankton, SD on March 29 - 31, 2019.
Those who attended where Parker Baker, George Clark & Wade McClanahan.
Parker & George are also members of Tripp County 4-H Shooting Sports.
Wade is an alumni and volunteer of Tripp County 4-H Shooting Sports and also is a Level 3 USA Archery Coach.
The USA Archery State Indoor Championships is a one day tournament and is a World Archery Star FITA Event meaning any score breaking state, national or world records will become the current record.
It is shot at a distance of 18m, an archer will shoot 3 arrows at a time 20 times at a 10 ring (the highest possible score per arrow) the size of a penny. After shooting the 60 arrows the archer will have shot an equivalent of lifting 3,000 lbs.
Parker shot Cadet Male Recurve and Placed 2nd with a 476/600,
George shot Cadet Male Compound and Placed 2nd with a 558/600
& Wade shot Junior Male Compound and Placed 1st with a 579/600.
The SDAA State Indoor Championships is a two day tournament Sanctioned by the NFAA.
It is shot at a distance of 20yds, an archer will shoot 5 arrows at a time 12 times at a 5 ring about 2” in diameter. In the center of the target is an X ring a little smaller than a half dollar coin which is used as tie breakers.
For Day 1 Parker shot Young Adult Male Freestyle with a 295 with 37x and on day 2 he shot a 300 with 36x.
His first ever 150/150 which is half and his first 300/300.
Parker placed 5th.
George shot Young Adult Male Freestyle with a 300 with 49x on day 1 and a 299 with 50x on Day 2.
George placed 3rd.
Wade shot Pro Male Freestyle with a 300 57x on day 1 and a 300 with 58x on day 2.
Wade placed 1st.
Find Tripp County Range Robins JOAD at www.rargc.org/tcrr and Facebook @trippcountyrangerobinsjoad
Tripp County Range Robins JOAD Schedule - You can also see Club Calendar
Intermediate Archery - Tuesdays @ 6pm & 7pm - Starting May 21st
Intermediate Pin Shoots - June 18th, July 16th, & July 30th
June 11th no JOAD as that is 4-H shooting sports awards night
Beginner Archery - Wednesdays @ 6pm & 7pm - Starting May 22nd
Beginner Pin Shoots - June 19th, & July 31st.
Fun Shooting & Awards Night - August 6th - All intermediate and beginner archers please attend & wear your TCRR Shirt!
Reminder - RARGC has open archery at 7pm on Friday nights, kids 18 and under shoot free just bring an adult 18+. Get some extra practice and coaching to advance your shooting.