Competitive Advantage

Competitive Advantage Training Program

What is Competitive Advantage?

In a sport as individual as archery, the best advantage is a strong community of support. Competitive Advantage offers support from coaches, peers, and family. Selected archers will meet weekly to train in a more focused and competitive environment. Each session will feature multiple coaches and topics that range from goal setting to advanced equipment tuning.

Compound archers will meet on Tuesdays from 6pm to 8pm

Recurve archers will meet on Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm


Is Competitive Advantage the program for you?

Competitive Advantage takes a commitment from all parties: archers, parents, and coaches. Competitive Advantage strives to excel and promote the growth of the individual as a person and competitor. The program is geared towards athletes that want to be competitive on the state and national level. Some travel is required. If you question if the Competitive Advantage program would be a good fit for you or your child, please contact your JOAD coach.


Archers who have this season earned Olympian Awards:
Ashley Siakowski – Bronze Compound
Katie Strukel – Bronze Compound
Spenser Eller – Bronze Compound
Tom Mihilich – Silver Barebow
Melanie Schoening – Silver Compound
Upcoming Events/ Highly Recommended


Junior Smackdown – January 6th – Hosted by RPA

OHIO JOAD – January 13th – OH

Kansas City Shoot Out – TBD ( Expected Jan 20th & 21st)

Lancaster Classic – January 26th – 28th – Lancaster, PA

SAM JOAD State Championship – January 28th  – WMAC (Also offered in February)

Local events available. (TriCounty, Saginaw, MAA)

TCAA Multi Lakes – FITA – January 27,28

SVAA Flint Bowman – 600 Round – Jan. 5,6,7

SVAA Saginaw Field & Stream – 600 Round – Jan. 13, 14

SVAA Mid-Thumb – 450 Round – Jan. 19,20,21

SVAA Thorny Acres Sportsmen – 450 Round – Jan. 26, 27, 28


SAM Indoor State Championships – February 3rd & 4th – WMAC

  • Team Hotel: The Grand River Hotel
Hotel Address: 270 Ann Street Northwest
Grand Rapids MI, 49504, United States
Hotel Phone Number: 616-363-9001

MAA State FITA Championship – February 3,4,10,11- Capital Area Sporstmens

SAM JOAD – February 2nd, February 3rd 6pm  – WMAC

The Vegas Shoot – February 9th – 11th – Las Vegas NV

  • Team Hotel: SouthPoint

Meijer Winter Games – Feb. 16th, 17th & 18th, WMAC (Single day event)

NFAA Great Lakes Sectional – Feb 24-25. OCSC

US JOAD Indoor Nationals – Feb. 24th, Mason MI

US Indoor Nationals – Feb. 25th-26th , Mason MI

  • Team Hotel: Same as US JOAD Indoor Nationals

Local Events available. (TriCounty, Saginaw, MAA)

Tri-County NFAA 5 Spot – February 17th & 18th – OCSA

SVAA Sterling Sportsmen – 5 Spot – Feb. 16,17,18


MAA NFAA 5 Spot State Championship, March 3,4,10,11 – Lenawee

NFAA Indoor Nationals – March 10th & 11th, Cincinnati OH

Team Hotel: Hyatt Regency

Local Events:

TCAA Detroit Archers – MAA 420 – Mar. 24, 25

SVAA Bay City Bowman – 5 Spot – Mar. 3,4


Arizona Cup, USAT#1, Apr. 6-8 – Phoenix, AZ.

MAA State Indoor 420 Championship. Apr. 7,8,14,15 – OCSC

First Dakota Classic Apr. 20-22, Yankton SD


Gator Cup, USAT#2, May 11-13, Newberry FL.


TCAA Marked 3D – Detroit Sportsmen’ s Congress – June 3rd

MAA State Outdoor 420 June 9-10, Mid-Michee Bowman

MAA State 3D – June 23-24, Detroit Congress


US JOAD National Target Championships. July 11-15. Raleigh, NC


US National Target Championships Aug. 8-12. Dublin, OH


September ??th and ??th – Fall Classic (L) Lansing MI – Cancelled


Winter Classic – 25th – 27th Hosted By RPA

Archived Results