Granite City JOAD & Adult Achievement program provides year round archery instruction. From October – April instruction/training is held indoor at Harvest Fellowship Church Sauk Rapids on Tuesday evenings and Minnesota Sportsmens Club Zimmerman, Thursday evenings. May - August outdoor session are held in Duelm area on Monday evenings.
Tuesday December 20th start 2nd session at Sauk Rapids 6:00 p.m. set up range / start shooting 6:30 p.m. / 8:00 p.m. end shooting
Thursday January 5th start 2nd session at Zimmerman 7:00 p.m. start shooting
Club provide equipment?
Yes the club has Genesis bows and arrows available for rent at Sauk Rapids location for $10.00 per session.
How it works.
We hold 10 week training sessions; payment is due 1st week of each session. Cost for Sauk Rapids location will increase starting with our next session December 20th $70.00 for 1 child or adult, $30 per addtional family member. Cost for Zimmerman is $75 per person for 10 weeks. In addition all archers must be recreational, youth or family members of USA Archery by 3rd time attending any JOAD or Adult Achievement session. See USA Archery website to join, link provided on our link page. 2-3 times during the 10 weeks we will hold a "pin" shoot to earn merit pins. New archers typically are accepted on 1st week of any given 10 week session. Please call Coach Linda Beck for exceptions.
Based on score archers earn merit pins. To receive pins archer must hold either a youth or family membership with USA Archery.
Training consists of a variety of techniques used to improve archer’s skills and ultimately score. Techniques include use of stretch bands, string bows, blank bale, muscle mimetic, etc.
Iowa Pro Am Des Moines IA - January 6-8
All State Vegas Shoot Wild River Archery North Branch - January 21
USA Archery Indoor Nationals Mankato MN- March 3-5
Erich J. Kanne Memorial Tournament Becker Field House - March 25
MAA State JOAD Indoor Championship Rapids Archery - April 8
MAA State 25 meter Championship Wild River Archery North Branch - April 22
The mission of Granite City JOAD is to promote the sport of archery among youth, as well as adults, encourage sportsmanship and volunteerism and to provide youth with positive and enjoyable opportunities to excel in the sport of Archery. The mission of Granite City JOAD shall also provide members with the opportunities to achieve sustained competitive excellence in local, National and International Archery Competitions. Granite City JOAD is a 501c organization.