It has been a busy month for Trojan Archery, dearest readers. Following on the heels of the National Indoor Championships we have been swamped with all sorts of new preparation. The most pressing of which was preparing ourselves for outdoor competition. For those unfamiliar with the shooting formats, all of the competitions mentioned in our … More And Two Rose From the Ashes
This past weekend, we here at Trojan Archery kicked off our 2018 competition season at the Southern California Collegiate Indoor Invitational at the Easton Archery Center for Excellence in Chula Vista. For a lack of better words, it went off like gangbusters. Based on the point system used by the judges Trojan Archery was second in men’s recurve, third in women’s and men’s barebow, and … Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe!: Southern California Collegiate Indoor Invitational 2018 Recap
As a part of our fundraising effort for this competition season, Trojan Archery is hosting a tournament, and we want you (YES, YOU!) to participate and spread the word! The tournament will be held on Sunday, February 4th at the Pasadena Roving Archers Main Range. The registration is $30 and will go towards helping our competitive team cover the cost of travel and lodging for … Continue reading Ringing in the Spring 2018 Semester
With the equipment discussed in the last part of our SYWTBA series, Beginner’s Introduction to Gears, we have completed the so-called barebow recurve set-up. This set-up, despite the connotation of the name, is by its own right a recognized archery discipline. By virtue of being a college club, we here at Trojan Archery are also interested in providing resources for those who shoot in the … Continue reading So You Want to be an Archer: Intermediate Level Gears
As we all drag ourselves by the skin, teeth, nails – you get the gist – that are left to us after finals take their due, we here at Trojan Archery cannot help but look back at the past semester with a strong sense of pride. Over the past 4 months, we have introduced hundreds of beginners to the sport of archery, gained dozens of … Continue reading The Winter Wrap-Up
Following in the wake of the USC-UCLA rivalry week, we here at Trojan Archery thought it would be good to try and build a sense of community and camaraderie with our brothers and sisters in arm guards at UCLA by…… …….having a joint-shoot-turned-tournament. Because sibling-esque rivalry is how we show each other love. The mini tourney featured individual events at 18 meters with archers shooting … Continue reading Rivalry Week Recap: USC vs. UCLA Archery
This past Friday, our club members participated in their first official scoring round: 3 arrows over 10 ends for a total of 300 points. Did things get intense? Maybe. Did people enjoy themselves? Sure looks like it. This was also the first opportunity for our club members to begin earning their achievement pins. This was an opportunity for our members to check their growth and … Continue reading The First Pin’s the Sweetest
We here at Trojan Archery are excited to announce that our club will be participating in the USA Archery Adult Achievement Program! In order to for the developing archer to track—and, honestly, flaunt–their progress in the sport, we will begin offering mini tournament style 300 Rounds (ten ends of three arrows for a maximum of 300 points). By tracking the score with USAA’s scoring matrix, … Continue reading Calling All Achievement Hunters!