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TAAF Winter Games of Texas Archery Tournament

January 12-14, 2024

Facility Host:  
STX Archery & Outdoors

87 Dincans St.
Inez, TX 77968

Line options are as follows:
Friday, January 12, 2024 6pm
Saturday, January 13, 2024 9am and 2pm
Sunday, January 14, 2024 9am and 2pm
 
Cost and Registration:
$42 per archer
Registration will close at 12:01 am January 8, 2024
Full payment refund will be available until the close of registration minus a $7.00 processing fee.
No other refunds will be available. No Walk ups allowed.
https://eyesonscore.com/archer-registration-form/SlYySkFQendWZElTNFU5aUhLTnBpUT09
 
BALE SELECTION:
Archers may choose their bale and position (A, B, C, D) when registering.
20 yard archers should choose a position on BALES 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5.
10 yard archers should choose a position on BALES 6 or 7.
Bale positions may be changed by tournament staff according to event needs.
 
Age Classes:

U10: Under 10 years of age as of tournament start date.
U13: Under 13 years of age as of tournament start date.
U15: Under 15 years of age as of tournament start date.
U18: Under 18 years of age as of tournament start date.
Adult: 19 or older as of tournament start date.
Age: An archer’s age will be determined by their actual birth date on the first day of the tournament.
U18 and younger may “shoot up” in age group with parent/guardian permission.
 
Divisions and Classes:

Recurve Men and Women: U10, U13, U15, U18, Adult
Freestyle Compound Men and Women: U10, U13, U15, U18, Adult
Fixed Pins/Bowhunter Compound Men and Women: U10, U13, U15, U18, Adult
Barebow* Men and Women: U10, U13, U15, U18, Adult
                *Barebow by definition is a recurve bow without a sight and other accessories
*Archers must compete in the gender listed on their birth certificate.
 
Entering more than one division:
An archer may compete in more than one division (i.e. Compound or Recurve) but may not compete in more than one age class in a single division (i.e. U18 or U15).  Separate fees and registration are required for each category.  The archer must shoot an additional round for each entry.
 
Equipment Definitions:
We will follow the World Archery Definitions for bow equipment. Please see the following:
https://rulebook.worldarchery.sport/index2.php?sez=793&up=3 with the exceptions listed below.
 
Exception A:  Arrow limitations: Field point or target points only! Maximum arrow diameter will be 0.422 inches, with point diameter not to exceed 0.425 inches. Lighted nocks are not allowed. NFAA rules will be followed for the arrow rules.
 
Exception B: Fixed Pins/Bowhunter Class:
Sight: Any sight pin, ring, or dot that is used without the aid of magnification. A lens with zero magnification is allowable. Clarifiers and Verifiers will be permitted. No adjustments to equipment are allowed once the scoring round has begun.
Stabilizers: A front stabilizer (or a system including quick releases, enhancers and/or weights) may be used, but may not exceed twelve inches (12”) in total length from the tip of the stabilizer (or system) to the point of attachment on the front of the riser provided by the manufacturer.  A single rear stabilizer or a single counter balance weight system may be used, with no restriction in length as measured from the point of attachment on the riser.
 
Targets and Distances:
Target face will be the 40cm or the 3 spot World Archery Target for all archers.
U10 archers will shoot a distance of 10 yards.
All others will shoot a distance of 20 yards.
3 arrows per end, 20 scored ends per archer will be shot. 60 arrows total will be scored.
2 minutes will be allowed for each end to be shot.
Targets positions “A and B” will shoot first for the entire tournament.
Target positions will remain the same during the entire tournament.
2 official practice ends will be shot at the beginning of each scoring session.
A 15 minute break will take place after the 10th end. There will be no practice ends before the 11th end.
 
Scoring:
Outer 10 Scoring will be used for the entire tournament. Archers assigned to the same target bale will score together. Scores will be recorded on paper and electronically. The paper scorecard will be the official score. The Eyes on Score scorecard must match the paper scorecard at turn in.
Any question of scoring must be resolved before the arrow is touched or removed from the target.
Questions on the scoring of an arrow can be resolved by the archers on the bale or a tournament official if necessary. Tournament Official decisions are final. Writing must be legible.  If a number is not able to be determined, the lower number will be given. 
 
Awards:
Awards will be given to the top 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each division.
Awards will be available on Sunday after the 2pm line.  Awards must be picked up in person. Please make arrangements for someone on the 2pm line to take your award if you cannot be there. Awards not picked up on Sunday will be held at STX Archery and can be picked up at a later date.
 
Dress Code:
All archers must wear closed toed shoes and shirts must have sleeves.
 
Liability Release: Must be signed at check in before the official practice arrows are fired.  
 
Event or Equipment Questions:
Robin Rodriguez at stxarcheryevents@gmail.com
Kari Goehring Karigoehring@Outlook.com