DIRECTORS: 
Diana and Terry LaBeau, Cory Woolson, Steven Coleman

OFFICIAL:
Ricky Hoyle

COVID19 POLICY: Please refer to our COVID19 policy by clicking here.

FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL:
In an effort to fulfill our mission of fostering worldwide peace, health and friendship, we are excited to announce, on our 35th anniversary, the Friendship Festival. We invite all athletes and their friends, volunteers, sponsors and community members to join us for six nights of food, fun, entertainment and friendship. The festival will provide flexibility for participants to attend at their convenience on any or all nights of what is sure to be a new favorite opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones regardless of your sport.

SCHEDULE:      
Monday, Oct. 3
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Official practice with line control
Tuesday, Oct. 4
8:15 am - 9:00 am - Check-in - Games ID badge required
9:00 am - 9:30 am - Two warm-up ends at 60 yards
9:30 am - 5:00 pm - Official scoring  (one warm-up end between distances)
Wednesday, Oct. 5
8:15 am - 9:00 am - Check-in - Games ID badge required
9:00 am - 9:30 am - Two warm up-ends at 60 yards
9:30 am - 5:00 pm - Official scoring  (one warm-up end between distances)
Breaks - There will be no extended breaks for lunch.  A 15-minute break will be taken after both the 60 yard and 50 yard distance to allow for snacks and beverages.  Lunch will be available for a reasonable fee at the venue

VENUE: Washington County Legacy Park Fairgrounds - 5500 West 700 South, Hurricane  **** NEW VENUE - UPDATED 09/29/22 ****

DIVISIONS: 5-Year Age Brackets: 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+, 90+, 95+, 100+
Games officials reserve the right to cancel any event or combine age divisions due to insufficient entries.

SPORT FEE: $30 Per Person

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
Early Bird Deadline (Save $20) – August 1
Final Registration Deadline – September 1

REGISTRATION RULES:
• Participation will be limited to the first 168 Athletes.
• All athletes are required to read and understand the rules.
• Archers should be able to keep their arrows on the target at 60 yards.
• For equipment questions and rulings refer to :
     National Field Archery Association (NFAA): https:/www.nfaausa.com or National Senior Games (NSG): nsga.com
• Archers may compete in one of the following classes:

Compound Fingers/Freestyle Limited - (Includes former Limited Freestyle Bowhunting Division shooting compound with fingers to satisfy NSGA Rules)

Compound Release/Freestyle - (compound with release aid to satisfy NSGA Rules)

Barebow Compound - Any compound bow may be used. Bow sights are not allowed. Archers may string walk and /or face walk in sighting. No levels are allowed. Archers may use a stabilizer and may use a draw check that is either on the bow limbs or under the arrow in the bow window.

Recurve/Freestyle Limited Recurve - Sights and stabilizers allowed. No peep sights allowed.

Barebow Recurve - Any recurve bow or longbow may be used. Bow sights, peep sights and stabilizers are NOT allowed. Archers may string walk and /or face walk in sighting.

Note:
Former Freestyle Bowhunter Division will compete in the Freestyle Division that includes scopes, release aids and stabilizers.

Note: The following division will be available for Huntsman World Senior Games target Archery Only. It will not be a recongized Division as an NSGA qualifier.

Freestyle Bowhunter - A maximum of (5) five fixed reference points: points of attachment shall not be considered reference points. A line running vertically from its top attachment in the pin guard to it's bottom attachment in the pin guard would be legal. Sighting reference points, string peep (with or without a lens) and/or kisser button may not be moved during a round. Scopes, clickers and draw checks are not allowed. A round or oval housing around the points of reference is not sidered a scope as long as no lens is used. No additional pin guard may be used. A sight pin consisting of a housing with a hole through it, that does not contain a fixed reference point within the hole, is not allowed.
Release aids will be permitted. In case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers or release aids. NFAA 2021/2022/2023 31.
A pinguard mounted on the sight, and a level mounted anywhere will be legal in this style of shooting, provided that there are no additional marks or blemishes on either of these items that could be used for sighting.
A string of suitable material with a center serving and end servings of the same or different color than the string may be used. One consistent nocking point only is permitted. Nocking point locators shall not extend more than 1/2 inch above or below the arrow nock when at full draw. Brush buttons and string silencers properly attached will be legal.
One anchor point only is permitted.
All arrows shall be indentical in size, length, weight, and fletching with allowances for wear and tear.
Brush buttons, string silencer, positioned no closer than midway between the nocking point and where the string touches the wheel/cam, and bow quiver installed on the opposite side of the sight window, with no part of the quiver or attachments visible in the sight window are legal. One straight stabilizer, coupling device included if used, which cannot exceed 12 inches at any time, as measured from the back of the bow, V-bar, counterbalance and string dampeners may be used.
An archer will not be permitted to change the draw weight of the bow during a round.
During a round no adjustments may be made to the bow and its related equipment unless equipment failure is recognized.

FORMAT / RULES:
• Archers must provide their own bows and target arrows
• The “900” American round will be shot each day as follows:
3 ends of practice and Five ends of 6 arrows from 60 yards – 1 end of practice and Five ends of six arrows -30 arrows from 50 yards – 1 end of practice and Five ends of six arrows -30 arrows from 40 yards – Five ends of six arrows
• The maximum time permitted for an archer to shoot an end of six arrows is five minutes
• Shoes covering the entire foot required on the field at all times.
• The Director of Shooting shall be advised if an archer, when drawing back the string of his bow uses any technique which, in the opinion of the judges, could allow the arrow, if accidentally released, to fly beyond a safety zone.  If the archer persists in using such a technique, he shall, in the interest of safety, be asked by the Games Director or DOS to stop shooting immediately and to leave the field.  Archers must draw back with the arrow pointed at the target, not at the sky

MEDALS: In each class and age division, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to the top three scores.  There will be no tie-breakers.  Ties will be given identical medals.