- Maximum arrow speed will be 300 FPS, as measured by on-sight chronograph, with an allowable variance of 3%.
- The maximum peak draw weight allowed shall be 80 lbs.
- In the interests of safety and well-being, all competitors must be able to draw their bow under control and without undue difficulty. If in the opinion of the Range Official the competitor is having difficulty drawing the bow, the competitor shall be required to decrease the poundage to allow them to properly draw and shoot the bow regardless of arrow speed.
- Archers are not allowed to practice or shoot for fun any target set up for competition purposes. Anyone caught doing so will be disqualified and asked to leave the shoot.
- Grievances must be submitted to the registration table within one hour of leaving the range. The grievance must be in writing and accompanied by a $25 protest fee. The protest fee will only be returned if the grievance is upheld. A grievance committee will investigate and render a final decision.
- Inappropriate behavior, regardless of the person's standing will not be allowed and may cause disqualification and asked to leave the shoot.
Indoor Shoot Rules
- NO ONE IS TO ADVANCE PAST THE SHOOTING LINE UNTIL THE ALL CLEAR SIGNAL IS GIVEN.
- ALL classes will shoot from the far line, except cubs, which will use the near line.
- Archers must touch or straddle the line when shooting.
- When a rug is present at the line, the archers must Kneel to shoot the target.
- When a tree stump is present at the line, the archer must sit to shoot the target.
- Each archer is allowed no more than one minute to shoot his arrow.
- The maximum inside shooting distance will be 60 yards.
Outdoor Shoot Rules
- NO ONE IS TO ADVANCE PAST THE SHOOTING POINT UNTIL THE ALL CLEAR SIGNAL IS GIVEN.
- The archer's body must be within 6 inches of the shooting stake/flag when shooting.
- If the group feels the shooting stake/flag has been moved, they are to contact a range official.
- The Range has been set up were the target's inner most ring is open while standing, bending, kneeling, or sitting. Any obstruction must be agreed upon by the group. If the group agrees, an individual may straighten a target or an obstacle. Only unforeseen events can be considered and not because an individual is having trouble shooting over or around an obstacle.
- In some cases, a target may be positioned so as to force an archer to kneel. Tree branches are not to be broken to assist an archer in making a shot. If it is determined that an archer moved a planned obstacle, they will receive a 0 for that round.
- On the second day of a two-day shoot, archers will be assigned to a target and a group. Archers are to complete that days shoot with that group. If an archer is late in starting, the must find and complete the course with their assigned or receive a zero for the round.
- The maximum outside shooting distance will be 60 yards.
- Only one arrow can be shot at each target.
- Targets must be scored before arrows are pulled.
- Arrows touching a line will be scored at the higher value.
- 12, 10, 8, 5, and 0 scores may be used. Be sure to read scoring rules on scorecard.
- Score 12 points for arrow inside inner most ring.
- Score 10 points for arrow inside vital area circle but outside 12 ring.
- Score 8 points for arrow outside 10 ring but inside outer most ring.
- Score 5 points for arrow outside 8 ring.
- Score 0 points for any miss, glance off, wrong target, or hitting the target's horns or feet.