1. Cub (CUB)

CUB is the class for male or female archers 0 to 11 years old. Equipment shall consist of a compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.

2. Youth Ages (Male and Female) 12-17

12-17 is for archers 12 to 17 years old. Equipment shall consist of a compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.

3. Hunter Class (Male and Female)

A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with or without sights. A sight shall have fixed pins, cross hair, or circle style pins without lens or magnification. If circle style pins are used, all circles must be the same size. A sight may have a rear aperture (i.e., peep sight or fixed rifle type sight). Sights may not be adjusted after entering the shooting course. Arrows must have screw-in points and at least three (3) feathers or vanes no less than two (2) inches long (measured minimum 1.75 inches). Only one stabilizer or stabilizer system having a single point of attachment may be used. The stabilizer can be any shape or configuration as long as it is contained within a theoretical sphere having a radius of 12 inches measured from the point of attachment. Additional V-bars, counter balances, or weighted attachments are prohibited. (For the purposes of this rule, any device adding length or weight to the stabilizer shall be considered part of the stabilizer and shall be subject to the 12-inch rule.) Un-weighted vibration dampeners are not considered to be stabilizers; however, un-weighted vibration dampeners attached to the stabilizer are measured as a part of the stabilizer and are subject to the 12-inch rule above. Equipment in this class may be shot with finger tab, shooting glove or release. HC archers shoot from the yellow stake. Vibration dampeners are not considered to be stabilizers; however, unweighted vibration dampeners attached to the stabilizer are measured as a part of the stabilizer and are subject to the 12-inch rule above. Equipment in this class may be shot with finger tab, shooting glove or release.

4. Men’s Masters Class

MSR is an optional class for archers 50 years of age or older. Equipment shall consist of a compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restrictions on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.

5. TRADITIONAL CLASSES (Male and Female)  Recurve

A recurve shot with fingers directly contacting the bowstring using a glove, finger tab, or bare fingers. No sighting device of any kind may be used. A rest and plunger are all that may reside within the sight window of the bow. A limb mounted draw check or clicker may be used. There shall be NO markings on the bow or bowstring (intentional or accidental) that could be construed as sighting marks. All arrows shall be of the same material and be of uniform length and weight. String walking and face walking are permitted in the RU class. A stabilizer measuring 12” or less may be used in Recurve UnAided Class.

6. Longbow

A one (1) or two (2) piece longbow shot with fingers directly contacting the bowstring using a glove, finger tab, or bare fingers, Archers may use up to two (2) nock locating devices, but they must use the same nocking point and anchor point for each shot and the index finger must contact the string in the same place for each shot. The index finger must touch the nock of the arrow. Face and/or string walking are not permitted. No sighting device of any kind may be used. There shall be no markings on the bow or bowstring (intentional or accidental) that could be construed as sighting marks. No type of draw check or clicker may be used. Arrows shall be made of wood and shall be identical in length, weight, and color (allowances shall be made for normal wear). Arrows shall be shot off the hand or shelf of the riser. LB archers will shoot from the white stake.

A longbow shot in in the Longbow Class shall conform to the following specifications:

1. The bowstring, when the bow is strung, may only contact the nocks of the bow.

2. No stabilizers, counterbalances, or weights of any kind may be attached or built into the bow; except a bow quiver clearly designed to hold arrows.

7. Modern Bowhunter (Male and Female) NEW CLASS

A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with or without sights. Sight may be fixed or adjustable, cross hair, or circle style pins without magnification. Stabilization rules are the same as bowhunter class. Arrows must have screw in points and at least 3 fletching measuring 1.75”

8. Freestyle Class (Male and Female)

A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with or without sights. A sight shall have fixed pins, cross hair, or circle style pins without lens or magnification. If circle style pins are used, all circles must be the same size. A sight may have a rear aperture (i.e., peep sight or fixed rifle type sight). Sights may not be adjusted after entering the shooting course. Equipment in this class may be shot with finger tab, shooting glove or release. There is no restriction on stabilizers. Arrows may have screw or glue-in points.

9. Open Class (Male or Female)

A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.

10. Open Pro (Male and Female)

A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.

11. Pro Masters - (Men)

Is an optional class for archers fifty (50) years of age or older. Equipment shall consist of a compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.

RULE VIOLATIONS AND PROTESTS

Rule Violations

1. Any person in violation of the above rules may be disqualified from the event in which they are participating. No warnings are necessary prior to imposing a disqualification, suspension, other discipline, or penal.