Archers go head-to-head in casual competition

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Troy Scott takes aim at his target during the Senior division of the SunUte archery challenge held Sunday, Sept. 15.
Thunder Windy Boy takes five between warm up practice and the archery competition held at SunUte.
Orion Rice gets ready to nock an arrow during warm up at the SunUte archery range, Sunday, Sept. 15.
Christian Cosio warms up at the target range alongside his peers, for the youth archery shoot.
SunUte Recreation teams up with local archers (and Sasquatch), for the annual Southern Ute Tribal Fair 3D Archery Shoot.
Archery Coach Travis Nanaeto leads the youth division in the field, navigating the 3D target course.
Mia Lopez takes careful aim on the archery range ahead of the 3D competition for youth categories.
Jack Frost II competes in a senior division shooting a traditional recurve bow.
Shawn Yazzi, searches the tall grass along the Bear Trail for signs of lost arrows on the course.
3D targets range from life size elk to small woodland critters, such as raccoons and fox.
The archery course simulated a real-world hunting scenario, bringing participants of all ages into the fields neighboring the SunUte Community Center.
SunUte Recreation Specialist, Deja Herrera, keeps a close watch on the score. Points were tallied at the end for small prize giveaways.
Andrew Gallegos takes aim on the Bear Trail, working for the win in his division.
Top of the line compound bows helped archers gain accuracy in the field during the 3D archery competition.
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
Jeremy Wade Shockley | The Southern Ute Drum
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 Archers of all ages take aim early Sunday morning along the Bear Trail for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s 3D Archery Challenge. The competitive course returned to the Southern Ute Tribal Fair this year, and was hosted by the SunUte Community Center and their recreation staff; offering traditional and compound categories for youth and adults, Sunday, Sept. 15.

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