JOAD stands for Junior Olympic Archery Development.
Here is a collection of some of the questions we get more often. Click on each question for a detailed answer.
All JOAD and Adult Achievement participants must be members of USA Archery.
All Rapids Archery JOAD athletes must provide their own equipment.
Shooting distances are determined by age division; whether the shoot is indoor or outdoor; sponsoring organization (USA Archery or NFAA); and sometimes equipment class.
USA Archery determines your age division based on your age on Dec. 31st each year.
Nearly all sports have standard uniforms and archery is no different.