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Results and writeup for the 2014 Clout Shoot have been posted! READ MORE HERE,

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TOTS Updates:
North/West Texas! Mickey Estep is holding a TOTS event on July 26th, in Gardendale (West Midland-Northeast Odessa). The first 30 archers get to play so sign up fast! Please check this page for the info on youth outdoor tournaments in Texas! Results are here. Still looking for North/NorthEast Texas event host for July.

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7/27/2014: TOTS Update: Victoria has joined Houston as being "All full up".
7/20/2014 : Clout shoot results have been posted here.
7/16/2014: The TOTS shoots continue, with an opportunity to compete out in the Midland-Odessa region. The Houston shoot, rescheduled for September, is now full.  
7/3/2014: Coach Holly is conducting a L1 & L2 USA Archery Instructor Certification Course the weekend of August 2-3, 2014, at TXAA’s Walnut Hill (Dallas) location. Recommended.
7/2/2014: REMINDER to get the word out to all your archery friends in North/West Texas - on July 26 in Gardendale (between Midland and Odessa, TOTS will be held, hosted by West Texas JOAD, wrangled by coach Mickey Estep - The limit for the shoot is the first 30 archers.  The location will be 16941 North Hollyhock, Gardendale, Texas  79758.  Check-in at 8:30 am and start shooting by 9:30 am. Will have drinks and snacks for sale at the field, but it would probably be a good idea to pack a lunch. SIGN UP HERE FOR TOTS EVENTS
7/2/2014: The latest TOTS tournament results have been posted, and the Houston TOTS (was rain delayed) has been set! Hosted by the Buffalo Field Archery Club, 13751 Clay Road, Houston 77043 - - - the Map , Practice to start at 9am, on SEPTEMBER 13th. This will be the last TOTS event before the Championship TOTS (C-TOTS) event on September 20th in Floresville. Email Lynda LeCompte at if you have questions about the Houston event.
MORE info will be posted regarding the format for the CTOTS, which will have a few "enhancements" to make it a leeetle more interesting and challenging for the archers.
6/23/2014: THERE WILL BE A CLOUT TOURNAMENT EVENT IN JULY near College Station? If you would like more information, email Rick Stonebraker!
6/22/2014: Kevin Albers has provided the results from the TOTS event yesterday, it is posted here.
We have some weekends in July where a northern TOTS would sure be nice - anyone interested in hosting please contact John Magera.
6/18/2014: TOTS ALERT!: The event for June 28 in Columbus is now full!
6/17/2014: TOTS are happening this weekend and again soon. Please check the registration page for all of the opportunities to shoot. There are TOTS shoots happening this weekend and next weekend!  We still have slots available for both College Station and Columbus.  To register and get more information head on over to the TOTS Information Page!
6/10/2014: TAMU Archery Club will be hosting the archery portion of the Texas Games (click here for information), a single round of 60 arrows shot indoors at their new indoor facility on the A&M campus, on August 2nd (Saturday). The TOTS event formerly scheduled for that day has been MOVED one day back, to Sunday, August 3rd. See the TOTS page for more info...
6/1/2014:Unofficial Results for the National Field event have been posted by USAA
6/1/2014: The next TOTS scheduled is in the College Station area: June 21stL Brazos 4-H Club(College Station Area) - Practice will start at 9am and scoring will start at 10am.  There are food places close by, but there will be some offerings at the field.  Shooting will take place behind Sam Rayburn Middle School in the field between the track and the soccer field.  Registrations can be sent to me at this same address.  Limit will be 40 archers. See the TOTs info page for the registration link.
5/25/2014: The USA Archery National Field Championship and World Team Trials are concluded. 96 archers competed, far exceeding the number last year. Several hundred photos are in albums on Facebook, "Texas State Archery Association" - please check our albums there, TAG your friends, and share what you like. For the FULL photograph experience, please use this link.
5/22/2014: Photos from the practice day of the National Field event are albumized!
5/11/2014: Tom Barker has provided the results for the TOTS event just held at Straight Arrow Archery in Victoria. Results are here.Many more TOTS events have been added to the info page and sign-up form!!
5/8/2014: There were no cancellations - all archers registered for the National Field are paid in full and set for the event. See the list here.
5/2/2014: as of 12:01 am, a late fee for the National Field now in effect. If you have not registered, paid, you have until end of day May 8 to register & pay. Registrations not paid by then will be voided.

5/1/2014: Photos from the TSAA State Field event have been posted to this link. and Additional photos by Michael Hojnacki


4/30/2014: TOTs results are updated.
4/30/2014: Results have been posted for the State Field event.
4/15/2014: Comfort Inn Suites in Columbus is the Host Hotel for BOTH the State Field event April 26th AND the National Field Archery event in May - $75 for standard room, and $95 for suites - mention the tournament during reservations to get this great rate!
4/12/2014: The results for the Texas Senior Games' Archery competition have been posted. American 900 Round shot at the National Shooting Center in San Antonio. It is a qualifier for the 2015 National Senior Games in MN.
4/10/2014: This is the LAST day left to order an Awesome Shirt
4/5/2014: SUBSCRIBE to the newsletter - the TSAA has moved to a new software for communicating via email newsletters and you need to subscribe if you want to continue getting emails from the TSAA!
4/3/2014: The TOTS results have begun coming in, and can be found at this link.
3/26/2014: Coach Holly will conduct another Level I & II Certification weekend May 24-25, 2014, in the north Dallas area. Check the Training Ops page
3/9/2014: The Lone Star Cup tournament is now definite for MARCH 29 & 30, 2014, and registration is open.
3/9/2014: Coach Lynda LeCompte is conducting a level II course in Alvin in May. For info, check the Training Ops page.
3/8/2014: The TSAA's 32nd State Field Tournament is scheduled for April 26 & 27. Info and registration is now available
3/1/2014: Several Level II certification courses will be conducted by Level III-NTS coach, Lynda LeCompte, April 5/6, May 10/11, in the Houston area. More information to follow, stay tuned to the Training Ops page!
3/1/2014: A complete archery timer system that you can make yourself? The FaceToFace tournament in France served as the development environment for this free (!) software which is "FITA" legal, and provides diagrams and instructions on building brilliant (even in Texas daylight) LED displays. Now added to the Softwares page.
3/1/2004: Now that the Indoor Season has ended with the USAA Indoor National event, we tune our bows to the outdoors! Announcing the 2014 TOTS program!
2/28/2014: The USAA has published an adobe acrobat file listing the latest records for best archery scores.
2/16/2014: Results for the JOAD Indoor at Straight Arrow Archery in Victoria are now up, and photos to follow....a number of records were re-set.
2/10/2014, 2000hrs: The late fee for the JOAD registration is now in effect. Registration will be accepted through Wednesday at 10pm (2/12/2014).
2/7/2014: Tim Humphrey, barebow archer in TSAA for many years, has designed a pretty neat timing system, which the TSAA has been using for the last few championships. He sent us some information for the purpose of marketing it. Here's the link...
2/4/2014: All of the seating for the banquet Saturday evening during the JOAD State Indoor has been sold.
2/4/2014: The level II course in Conroe is being postponed - will post the new date when it is determined.
2/3/2014: and registration continues for the JOAD Indoor. Remember that seating for the banquet is limited, and that limit is only 10 folks away...
2/3/2014: Results for the TSAA Indoor 2014 have been posted. Thanks to James Corral and the UT Archery club for hosting this event.
1/24/2014: Tom Barker spotted this - if you are good with tools and want to make your own archery equipment!
1/15/2014: Level One and Two Courses being held soon in Conroe, Texas!
USA Archery Level One Instructor Course:  Jan 27th (Monday) 8am to 4pm  (this was a requested date by 3 people, so we are going with Monday)
Please RSVP asap but no later than Jan 19th.
USA Archery Level Two Instructor Course: Feb 8/9 8am to 4pm (both days). Please RSVP asap but no later than Jan 30th. For more information see the training ops page
1/13/2014: Board bylaws for the coming Annual meeting.
1/13/2014: Information regarding the TSAA State Indoor JOAD tournament is posted at this link. Deadline is Feb 10th to sign up. The speaker for the banquet will be Olympian medalist Vic Wunderle.
1/7/2014:Check out Jake Kaminski and the new Hoyt Recurve innovation!
1/6/2014: Registration is now active for the State Indoor, to be held at UT in Austin, at the Anna Hiss Gym. For information and to register online, use this link.
1/1/2014: Registration for this event has been extended. Chris Kamilar is running an indoor tournament in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in January. Information sheet is at this link. (Note deadline is JANUARY 20)
12/19/2013: Training opportunity in the Columbus area - a hardware clinic by John Magera. Who would benefit from this clinic?
Any archer, instructor, coach, archery parent, and anyone who wants to expand their understanding....For more info...
12/8/2013: IN the DFW area, Level I & II Archery Instructor Certification the weekends of January 18-19, 2014, and February 22-23, 2014.  Contact:Holly Lawton Avendano, USA Archery Certified Level III-NTS Archery Coach & Texas Archery Academy - Manager & College Coordinator 512-943-2026
12/7/2013: Coach Derek Davis in an ABC interview on archery!
11/22/2013: LEVEL III-NTS certification course scheduled for February 7-9, 2014 in the North Austin area. Info on the Training Ops page
11/19/2013: Chris Kamilar is running an indoor tournament in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in January. Information sheet is at this link.
11/14/2013: RESULTS FOR THE CLOUT EVENT! Fluid Grid.
11/10/2013: Results from the Longhorn Indoor - Fluid Grids: JOAD FITA Note that tables don't shrink well into cell phones.
10/12/2013: Results from the 2013 TOTS event have been posted to the Results section. The TOTS information page is found here.
10/3/2013: Results for the State Target event have been posted.
9/20/2014: The Valor Games will be held in San Antonio this Monday-Wednesday. Check their website for more information on the Archery portion.
9/18/2013: If you have an android phone, you might like this app: Tuning your recurve/compound bow, by Jake Kaminski & Jesse Broadwater!
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You can now access the JOAD Resources page directly by simply going to  A gentleman in Alaska  has held that domain for a couple of years but hadn't put up a page, and graciously allowed the transfer of this domain name.   His last name?    BOWMAN.   His first name?  JOAD.   And no, he is not an archer.  Just one heck of a nice guy, who found the coincidence as strange as I did.  Joad Bowman.   The world is indeed an interesting place, and thanks to Joad for transferring the domain.   
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