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  1. US National Target Championships and US Open

    DUBLIN, Ohio - For the 134th time, archers from around the United States gathered on one field to compete in the National Target Championships. After two days of shooting and two rounds of 72 arrows, National Champions were crowned and Hoyt shooters took more than their share of US National Target Gold Medals. Additionally, Hoyt shooters stole the show the next day at the US Open, winning 3 of 4 gold medals.

    Team Hoyt shooter and Olympian, Brady Ellison shattered the National Record by 39 points on his way to a first place finish in the Men’s Recurve division. Fellow Hoyt shooters Matthew Requa and Alex Bourdage joined Brady on the podium winning silver and bronze respectively, making it a Hoyt podium sweep. The same three shooters also swept the US Open Podium with Requa clinching gold, Ellison winning silver and Bourdage winning bronze.

    Brady Ellison shattered the National Record by 39 points on his way to US National Championship.


    It was a Hoyt podium sweep in both the US Nationals and the US Open. Shown above is the US Open podium with Requa (Gold Medal), Ellison (Silver Medal) and Bourdage (Bronze Medal).


    In the Women’s recurve division 14 year old Casey Kaufhold shared the podium with her hero, Olympic Shooter Mackenzie Brown, after beating her by one point to secure the Gold Medal. Brown would later make up for it by taking the gold medal in the US Open with Kaufhold taking the bronze.

    Kaufhold shot her way to two podium finishes this weekend - a US Nationals Gold Medal and a US Open Bronze Medal.


    Brown smiles her way through competition, winning the US Open Gold Medal and a US Nationals Silver Medal.


    In the action-packed men’s compound division, Hoyt shooter Tate Morgan also spent a lot of time on the podium this weekend. Morgan won a bronze medal in the US Nationals and made good on his high qualification score to battle his way to a Gold Medal victory in the US Open. 

    Tate Morgan focuses down range on his way to a US Open Gold medal.

  2. Tazza, Hempen Win Shooters of the Year

    CULLMAN, Alabama - The 2018 3D Season has come to a close. With the last arrows shot at the ASA Classic, the final standings are in and it’s no surprise to see Hoyt Shooters Tony Tazza  and Brady Hempen take home the Shooter of Year trophies. 

    Tazza finished the ASA tour with 3 first place finishes and two more top 3 finishes to lead all other shooters in total points, securing the coveted Shooter of the Year trophy in the Senior Pro division for the second time in the past 3 seasons. Tazza was also crowned National Champion of the IBO Triple Crown for the third year in a row, making him one of the most decorated 3D shooters on the tournament circuit today.

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    With his Hoyt Prevail in hand, Tazza was clutch this season, making 6 ASA shoot-offs, finishing with 5 podium appearances, and winning three first place finishes.


    Hempen won an amazing 4 first place ASA finishes in the ultra competitive K50 division. Shooting his Hoyt Prevail, he dominated all season long and locked up the Shooter of the Year award with a win at the prestigious ASA Classic. 

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    Brady Hempen ended his season in style with a first place win at the ASA Classic and being awarded the Shooter of the Year.

  3. Mr. Perfect is Flawless in Berlin

    Mike Schloesser with his Hoyt Prevail in hand making it look easy on his way to a number one qualifying finish and Gold Medal.

    BERLIN, Germany - Stage four of the World Cup is in the books. It was the last stage before the finals, giving shooters one last chance to qualify for the finals, which made for some fierce competition. Hoyt shooter Mike “Mr. Perfect” Schloesser didn’t let any of that bother him as he coasted to another first place qualification and another Gold Medal in the men’s compound division. Hoyt teammate Sebastian Peineau joined Schloesser on the podium winning the bronze medal.

    Peineau secures his spot on the podium winning the bronze medal with his custom yellow Hoyt Prevail.


    Mete Gazoz shot the Hoyt Formula and X-Tour limbs, winning the Gold Medal in men’s recurve.

    In the men’s recurve division, Mete Gazoz of Turkey won the gold medal, punching his ticket to the upcoming World Cup Finals. Australian shooter Taylor Worth shot his way to the bronze meda, joining Gazoz on the podium.

    Taylor Worth secured the Bronze Medal shooting his Hoyt Formula and X-Tour limbs.


    Other notable finishes from Team Hoyt shooters included Jody Vermeulen and Marcella Tonioli who won silver and bronze respectively in the women’s compound division and Lisa Unruh winning the silver medal in the women’s recurve division.

    Jody Vermeulen, Silver Medal Women’s Compound. Bow: Hoyt Prevail


    Marcella Tonioli, Bronze Medal, Women’s Compound.Bow: Hoyt Prevail


    Lisa Unruh, Silver Medal, Women’s Recurve. Bow: Hoyt Epic, X-Tour limbs.

  4. Rain Can’t Stop Tazza and Hockman at ASA

     METROPOLIS, Illinois - Rain, floods and mud didn’t phase Hoyt Pro Shooters Tony Tazza and Pam Hockman who both finished on the top spot of the podium, taking home the prize money and the bragging rights. 

    Tazza, currently leading the Shooter of the Year race by almost 20 points,  went into the shoot-off in third place but soaked the competition and came out on top for another ASA 3D win.


    Pam Hockman had her best performance of the year, leading the entire event and shooting extra strong in the shoot-off to claim victory in the women’s open pro class.

  5. Lopez, Anderson Battle for Gold at World Cup in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Unforgiving heat and relentless winds made for extremely difficult shooting conditions at the World Cup in Salt Lake City, but Hoyt shooters Sara Lopez and Linda Ochoa-Anderson stood out and earned the right to shoot for Gold in the women’s compound division. Both shooters were impressive in the tough conditions, but it was Lopez proving once again why she has held the number one ranking, beating Anderson for Gold. 


    Hoyt shooters and USA Archery teammates, Brady Ellison and Mackenzie Brown won gold in the recurve mixed team finals, while the all-Hoyt men’s recurve team from the Netherlands won the men’s team Gold.

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