JOAD Upcoming Events

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Intro to JOAD Style Archery

Come and see how much fun archery is! This is an introduction to JOAD Style (Junior Olympic Archery Development) All equipment is provided. Please bring water and wear closed toe shoes.

Session II: Saturday, March 21, 2020 Time:  10:00 am 12:00 pm 

Location:  Joe Henry Optimist Center Ages:  8 & Up (Under 16 must be accompanied by a registered Adult)  Fee:  $22  

JOAD Style Archery

Junior Olympic Style Archery Development. This is an 8 week archery class. Open to Youth and Adults. Focus will be on Olympic Target Archery Style Training. Both recurve and compound bows are welcome. This class requires participants to be current members of USA Archery.

Session I: September 11 – October 30, 2019

Session II: March 25 – May 13, 2020

Time 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Yuma Civic Center/Yuma Readiness Center

Ages: 8+

Fee: $50.00

Learn More about JOAD

Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a program of USA Archery that helps archers to enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition!


JOAD offers barebow, recurve and compound archers the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting technique in an environment that also fosters focus, increased self-confidence, and team building skills. JOAD is open to any youth archer aged 8 to 20 and is designed to grow with the youth archer. 


Introductory JOAD classes teach the fundamentals of proper shooting form; as the young archer develops, they will learn more advanced techniques and earn achievement awards.