State Tournament Format

Qualified Equipment

  1. NASP Genesis compound bow (target colors or camouflage).
  2. Full-length, size 1820 aluminum arrows. Arrows must be marked to prevent scoring confusion.
  3. Only plastic vanes are permitted.
  4. No sights, tape, marks, or other modifications to the bow that may, in the opinion of the judges, be used as a sighting aid. Any marks or tape placed on the riser, above the grip of the bow, must be removed or the bow will be disqualified. If a bow must be numbered or otherwise identified by the school or shooter with tape, such markings should be on the lower limb of the bow below the grip.
  5. Finger tabs, gloves, and armguards may be used.
  6. The use of mechanical release aids or stabilizers will not be allowed.
  7. The use of draw stops of any type will not be allowed.

Range Set-Up

  1. Targets will be 81 cm FITA face with 10 scoring rings.
  2. Target line will be approximately 5 feet in front of target butts.
  3. There will be a 10 yard shooting line.
  4. The waiting line will be 10 feet beyond the 10 yard shooting line.
  5. Spectator seats will be placed as close as possible behind the waiting line.
  6. There will be approximately 25 shooting lanes.
  7. Each shooting lane will have two “A” and 2 “B” shooters assigned per shooting time (Flight).
  8. Two of the lane’s four shooters will be from one school and twofrom another school.

Competition Format

  1. Each archer will shoot one practice end of five arrows at 10 yards.
  2. Each archer will shoot six ends of five arrows (total of 30 shots) at 10 yards.
  3. “A” shooters will shoot and retrieve an end and the “B” shooters will shoot and retrieve.
  4. Time limit per end will be two minutes beginning with the one whistle “shoot” command.


  1. Adults will be assigned an adjacent pair of shooting lanes to score targets.
  2. These adult scorers will call arrows and record the score.
  3. Each school will provide one adult target scorer per four student archers.
  4. Adult scorers will be from different schools but on the same time line.
  5. Arrows touching or cutting a scoring ring line will be given the higher score.
  6. Judges will inspect equipment for compliance before shooting begins.
  7. Judges will call disputed arrows (when called upon by adult scorers).
  8. Judges will assure adult scorers and archers sign the score card before leaving the range.
  9. Judges will escort the archers who need to shoot bounce-outs to the appropriate lanes.
  10. Judges will deliver signed score cards to the scoring table at the end of shooting times.
  11. All ties for First through Third place will be broken with a one arrow shoot-off closest to the X immediately before the awards ceremony.

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