Leo's JOAD at West Falls Conservation Society
55 Bridge Street, West Falls NY  14170

JUNIOR OLYMPIC ARCHERY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
J.O.A.D.

BACKGROUND:
LEO'S JOAD is on of the oldest JOAD clubs in the United States and was founded by Helen (MA) Little in 1968 on Transit rd in Depew NY at Leo's Archery Range.  Leo Baldwin was the original owner of Leo's Archery and when he retired, Ma's daugher Mary and her husband Harry Staebell took over the Business and the JOAD program.  Later, Leo's moved to East Aurora, NY, where the JOAD flourished until the Staebell's retired in 2005, and Bob and Eileen Pfeil and daughters took over the JOAD Program, beinging it to WFCS.

COST PER CLASS:
      
The cost is $5.00 per class which includes a range fee, equipment rental and upkeep.  Our Instructors are all NAA CERTIFIED AND VOLUNTEERS.

TIME:
        Tuesday Evenings: (Fall, Winter, Early Spring):

Beginner Class * 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Intermediate Class: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Advanced Class: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

        Tuesday Evenings: (Late Spring, Summer)

   One Class, Outdoors 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

* ALL NEW STUDENTS NEED TO COME TO THE BEGINNERS CLASS

EQUIPMENT:
Equipment will be furnished by LEO's JOAD Club, unless they have their own equipment. 
However, if they have their own equipment, we ask that they check with an instructor before
using it. 
Archers shooting compound bows must furnish their own equipment to begin the program.

(Beginners Class):

1. Students are taught to shoot at 10 yards, shooting ends of 3 arrows.
2. Students are taught fundamentals of archery and safety.
3. Advancement in this program is controlled by the student's achievements; at that point they will be given the opportunity to move to the intermediate class.

 

Pre J.O.A.D. PROGRAM:
     Students shooting and scoring at 10 yards, generally ages 6-9 OR new shooters

Score Rankings:

Rugrat   50 points Fox 200 points
Chipmunk   75 points Bobcat 250 points
Gremlin 100 points Weasel 270 points
Beaver 150 points Lion 290 points

J.O.A.D. Program:

1. Students shoot at 18 meters, shooting 3-6 arrows per end for 30 arrows.

Score Rankings: (Rankings and target size are based on age and recurve or compound bow)

Yeoman   30 points Master Archer 250 points
Junior Bowman   50 points Expert Archer 270 points
Bowman 100 points Olympian 290 points
Junior Archer 150 points Silver Olympian 295 points
Archer 200 points Gold Olympian 200 points


IF THERE ARE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT EILEEN OR BOB AT leosjoad@aol.com  or on Facebook at LEO'S JOAD

 

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