Self-taught Southern Ute archer, Muz Pinnecoose – pointing out the general layout of the target trail, donated his time and his land for the 3D Archery Shoot on Sunday, May 22.
L-R: David Archuleta, Cody Jones, Chris Jones, Kelsey Kanckstedt and Stoney Womack prepare to start the 3D archery course.
Richard Esquibel from Farmington, N.M. gauges the distance before taking aim at the 3D standing bear target.
L-R: Brent Wallace, Tankard Floyd both of Durango and Meg and Kevin Armstrong of South Fork, pose in front of the Turkey tom 3D target.
Brent Wallace of Durango works to pull free the arrows which each scored points either way, a +5 for vital, -5 for out of vital area. A miss scored 0 points.
L-R: Tommy Romero of Durango, Becca Ward of Ignacio, Klayson Smith of Ignacio and Brandon Waldel of Hesperus take a quick photo, not pictured is team moral supporter – Dean Hudson.
Clayson Smith gives some expert advice to the other shooters before each taking their turn at the target.
L-R: Zachary Kotonuts of Towaoc, Richard Esquibal of Farmington, and Bailey and Kursh kotonuts of Towaoc take a breather as they await their turn on the next target.
L-R: Michelle Werner and A.J. Deschneau give thumbs up on the archery course.
L-R: Trace Maltsberger of Fort Collins, Tyler Rogers of Cortez, Bo Watts of Ignacio, Wayne Maltsberger, Zeb Smith and Ron Thompson pose with the lizard.
Muz Pinnecoose and Senior Center employee, Mataya Rock tally scores as archers turn in their scorecards.
(L-R Tyler Brown, Earl Brown, and Zach Brown complete the 2 1/2 hour archery course with some assistance from Bullseye and Bullet - their dogs.
Traditional bow archer, Brent Wallace of Durango proves why he won the Traditional Men's division by hitting the elk target.
Debra Herrera Director at the Ignacio Senior Center stands with Muz Pinnecoose and the winner in the compound men’s division, Clayson Smith who shot a 90 for the day.
The Southern Ute Senior Center staff pose after a hard few days of work, organizing and setting up the shoot, with Muz Pinnecoose who donated his time and his archery range for the shoot.