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RESULTS - 2019 AZ State Masters Championship

posted Apr 21, 2019, 2:04 PM by Kristy Wapniarski   [ updated Apr 21, 2019, 2:07 PM ]
Papago Archery Association hosted the 2019 AZ State Masters Championships on April 20th, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ at the Papago Archery Range.

2019 AZ State Masters Archers

Of the 44 archers that registered, 39 were present and competed. Archers ages 50+ were eligible to compete for the state champion title in one of 18 available divisions. The archers shot 30 arrows at 3 different distances (60/50/40 meters) for a total possible score of 900 points.

The shoot started promptly at 8:30am and awards wrapped around noon. The weather was agreeable with light winds & temperatures in the 80s. All archers competing completed the 900 round.

The top score shot in the tournament was an impressive 881 by Larry Butterfield (Compound Master 60 Men)! The top Barebow score was shot by Ron Shinn with a 675 and the top Recurve score was shot by Gary Yamaguchi with an 808! Caytie Belzner shot the top female score of the tournament with an 823. Congratulations to all!

There were 20 new state records set this year and 1 record tied. It's incredible to see how the Masters archers just keep getting better with age and bring some fierce competition to the shooting line each year. To see a list of the complete results and records set, please click one of the links below.

More photos will be available on the Papago Archery website soon.