Best NM shooters vie to be 'King and Queen of the Rockies' at Taos Country Club.

Courtesy Monica Herrera Marc David Herrera, 6, is assisted by pro archery shooter Archie Nixon at the 2019 King & Queen of the Rockies Pro Shoot.

Archers from all around New Mexico and the Southwest are scheduled to converge on Taos to participate in the third annual "King and Queen of the Rockies Pro Shoot" at Taos Country Club, Friday and Saturday (June 25 and 26) and includes a dinner dance with entertainer Sim Balkey. Fifteen youth are scheduled to shoot starting 4 p.m. Friday.

A notable event of the New Mexico Professional Archery Organization, the archers vie for $1,000, $500 and $300 cash prizes. The event is sponsored by Los Alamitos LLC, Back to Earth Landscaping, Taos Off Road, Los Rios River Runners, Appliance Plus, Ortega's Jerky, Mantes Chow Cart, Baskin Robins, Olguin's Sawmill, Diamond Finish and Will Floor You.

For information, see taosarcheryklub.com or call Phil Tafoya, 575-770-3882.

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