2018 Arizona State Outdoor

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Date(s) - 09/29/2018 - 09/30/2018
7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Ben Avery FITA Range

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Desert Sky Archers and USA Archery Arizona

2018 Arizona State Outdoor Championship

September 29th-30th , 2018 – Star FITA registered


All Registrations must be done on line



LOCATION: Ben Avery Shooting Facility, FITA Range, Phoenix, Arizona

TOURNAMENT RULES: USA ARCHERY including USAA World Archery rules effective April 1, 2018 will be enforced. Noted exceptions below

Dress Code: USA Archery Dress Code

Click here for current dress code


CHAMPIONSHIP ELIGIBILITY: USA Archery membership listing Arizona as your residence is required for you to compete for State Championship titles and awards. Guests (Non-USAA and/or Non-Arizonans) are welcome to shoot in a guest category.  No Awards to non Arizona guest division

CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS: Awards will be given to the top 3 in Elimination Rounds.  Medals will be given for top three scores in ranking round for each division.  Champion is the winner of the elimination round.

RANKING ROUND: 72 arrow Ranking Round will determine the Elimination Round Brackets Single Distance

  • Recurves/Barebow (or basic Compound Genesis type bow) shoot 122cm Target Face
  • Compound shoot 80cm 6 ring Target Face
  • Recurve Junior/Senior/Collegiate shoot 70m
  • Recurve Cadet/Masters shoot 60m
  • Recurve Cub shoot 50m
  • Recurve Bowman shoot 30m
  • Compound Cadet/Junior/Senior/Masters/Collegiate shoot 50m
  • Compound Cub shoot 30m
  • Compound Bowman shoot 25m
  • Barebow Senior/Junior/Cadet/Masters shoot 50m
  • Barebow Bowman/Cub shoot 30m
  • Must shoot in elimination rounds to be eligible for for awards, except if the division has only 1 archer, elimination round will determine state champion


Mandatory Elimination Rounds

  • 3 Arrow ends
  • 2 minute ends
  • Recurve/Barebow uses set scoring
  • Compound uses cumulative scoring 5 ends
  • Single elimination
  • No Equipment failures
  • Distances and target faces are the same as the ranking round, Any division with only 1 archer will use qualifying score for championship and do not shoot in elimination rounds


Shade and Chairs: There will be shade for Archers and Spectators; however you should bring your own chairs. There is limited bleacher seating for Spectators.

TOURNAMENT QUESTIONS? Tournament Director:  Rick Bachman   email desertskyarchers@gmail.com

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS? Rick Bachman desertskyarchers@gmail.com


Schedule of Events


Sept 29, 2018 (Saturday):     8:00 am             Archers Check-in & Equipment Inspection

8:30 am             Start of Official Practice

9:00 am             1st Distance – 36 arrows Begins (approx. 90 Minutes)

11:00 am           Lunch

11:45 am           2nd Distance – 36 arrows Begins (approx. 90 Minutes)



Sept 30, 2018 (Sunday):        8:30 am             Official Practice

9:00 am             Start of Elimination Rounds (Mandatory)

11:00 am           Lunch

11:45 am           Continuation of Elimination Rounds


Put away tournament equipment (all help is appreciated)

Our goal is to run the tournament as close as possible to this schedule but situations such as weather, protests or equipment failures may require us to modify the schedule. Announcements will be made at the Field.

Review the USAA AZ Tournament Rules and Procedures Information link for more event information:


You must be a member of USA Archery to compete in the 2018 State Outdoor

http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Membership/Membership-Benefits You can buy a single tournament membership

“All USA Archery members may be required to show proof of membership at the time of tournament check-in. You can print out a copy of your membership card by going to the membership page of the USA Archery web site and logged into your personal account.”

You will be asked the following questions, they must be filled out on line

Bow type:      Recurve        Compound            Barebow/Basic Compound (Genesis type bow)                

Gender:                 Male                   Female

Wheelchair required?:           Yes        No

Age:  ¨ Bowman  (Participants may compete as a “Bowman” through the calendar year of their 12th birthday)

¨ Cub  (Participants may compete as a “Cub” through the calendar year of their 14th birthday)

¨ Cadet  (Participants may compete as a “Cadet” through the calendar year of their 17th birthday)

¨ Junior  (Participants may compete as a “Junior” through the calendar year of their 20th birthday)

¨ Masters 50+  (Participants may compete as a “Master 50” beginning in the calendar year of their 50th birthday)

¨ Senior   (any age)

Collegiate Archer Division:  Must be a registered member of a collegiate archery team.


USAA Membership Information:   Your membership number and expiration date are required at registration.

USAA Membership must be current at time of registration AND tournament.


Registration Fee:

Championship – Arizona JOADS       ¨ $55.00 (eligible for Title and Award)

Championship – Arizona Adults        ¨ $60.00 (eligible for Title and Award)

Open (Guest Category – no awards) ¨ $70.00 (for USAA members not listing Arizona as their residence.)

LATE FEE:                                     ¨ $30.00, Add late fee, if we will receive forms after Sept 25, 2018

Multiple Archer Family                    ¨ $150.00, for immediate families of 3 or 4 archers


Archers may be asked to show their USAA membership card at tournament check-in.

To be eligible for an award, Arizona MUST BE your designated home state with USA Archery AND USA Archery Arizona at time of registration and competition.