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Hoyt Dominates Vegas. AGAIN.

Feb 23, 2017 |  #Hoyt #target archery #recurve #compound

Undeniably the most competitive, demanding and pressure-packed archery tournament in the world, the Vegas Shoot takes no prisoners. The sheer number of contestants and a relentless tournament structure create a merciless environment that brutally punishes imperfection. Nowhere in the archery world is precision more prized, skill more imperative, and luck less influential than at the Vegas Shoot. In keeping with tradition, a red-shirted shooter prevailed and stood atop the podium when the dust settled on this year’s tournament.

Mike “Mr Perfect” Schloesser won the 2017 Vegas Shoot, joined by David Houser who took Bronze. Both shot 2017 Hoyt Prevails.

Since introducing the Cam & ½ System in 2003, Hoyt bows, operated by masterful Hoyt shooters, have dominated the Men’s Open Pro Championship, winning 11 times in 15 years. Mike “Mr. Perfect” Schloesser and his Hoyt Prevail earned that honor for 2017, prevailing over a record number of competitors to tally up his second personal Vegas Championship and a back-to-back Vegas Championship for Hoyt. Mike was joined on the podium by fellow Hoyt shooter David Houser, also shooting the Prevail, who secured Bronze.


Since the introduction of the Cam & ½ in 2003, Hoyt bows have been an unstoppable force at Vegas, the most difficult tournament on earth.

The domination continued in the Men’s Recurve Division, where Team Hoyt recurve shooters added another tally to their notable month-long winning streak with their Faktor bows. The sweep of the Vegas Shoot rounded out a string of back-to-back-to-back-to-back podium sweeps on the world stage. In addition to the Vegas Shoot, Hoyt Recurve shooters and their Hoyt Faktors swept the Vegas Indoor World Cup Finals, Lancaster Archery Classic, and Nimes, all within a 3-week window. Brady Ellison, Crispin Duenas and Oh Jin-Hyek secured Gold, Silver and Bronze in the Vegas Shoot, respectively.


Brady Ellison, Crispin Duenas and Oh Jin-Hyek teamed up to paint the Vegas Shoot Recurve Podium solid red at Vegas Shoot 2017.

In addition to Mike Schloesser and David Houser, Steve Anderson, Tate Morgan and Chris Bee all shot Perfect 900′s with their Hoyt Prevails. These perfects scores secured each of them a spot in the Vegas Shoot Off. Each also earned the coveted Hoyt Vegas 900 Club custom belt buckle. 


Team Hoyt was well represented in the Vegas Shoot Off, with a full 5 pro shooters earning perfect scores, more than any other bow manufacturer.

Shooting a perfect 900 and winning the coveted Hoyt Vegas 900 Club buckle is no easy feat for anyone, but doing so in the Young Adult Division is especially impressive! Carson Sapp was the only young adult to shoot clean at Vegas, enough to also secure him the Young Adult Division Championship. 


Carson Sapp was the only young adult to shoot a perfect 900, earning him the championship and a coveted Hoyt Vegas 900 club buckle.

A huge congratulations to these Team Hoyt archers on their notable achievements, as well as to all members of Team Hoyt Nation who showed up in full force and rocked the Vegas shoot. We loved seeing you there, and loved watching the Hoyt wall fill up with your perfect 300s, proving once again that Hoyt bows truly are the Bows of Champions. Get Serious Get Hoyt. 


Team Hoyt shooters plastered the Hoyt wall with perfect 300 after perfect 300.


Thank you, Team Hoyt, for showing up at Vegas in full force!