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
Archery is a sport in which both the physicality of the shooter and the physical performance and design of the bows and its parts work in tandem to produce accurate and reproducible shots. To that end, the bow itself contains significantly more pieces than most casual observers can surmise; with each piece serving a particular function in making the shot the most accurate and reproducible. … Continue reading So You Want to be an Archer: Beginner’s Introduction to Gear
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
So evidently “next time” came a lot sooner than we had planned. But it’s okay because there are awesome Halloween photos to share with you all! This past Friday, Trojan Archery continued a long-running tradition of the club and hosted our annual pumpkin carving and monster shoot. Our members took off the kid gloves and took down some monsters. They then threw down even more … Continue reading It’s the Great Pumpkin, Captain Max!
Last Sunday, Trojan Archery made the trek down to San Diego to meet with the Sun God of USCD; joint practice ensued and everyone had a good time (and tan; because what even is cloud coverage). Many thanks to the members who traveled with us to represent the club, our dedicated driving members, and especially our Head Coach, Terri! If you could not join us last … Continue reading Meeting the Sun Gods
Do you want to prove yourself to be the Pumpkin-g of Trojan Archery? Then come join Trojan Archery for some pumpkin carving this upcoming Friday, October 27th and the subsequent shooting of the carved pumpkin on Sunday, October 29th at the Pasadena Roving Archer range! You bring the artistic finesse, and we’ll bring everything else. Even if you’re not feeling the pumpkin hype, come join us this Friday … Continue reading This is Halloween
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!