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11. CHAPTER 11 – 3D ARCHERY ROUNDS




December 1, 2007               Ontario Association of Archers
                                     Book of Rules and Regulations
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[As FITA 3DI except as noted. 3D Indoors rules are FCA rule.]

References in this chapter to shooting “stakes” should be understood to refer to shooting stakes for
Outdoor 3D archery and to shooting stations for Indoor 3D archery. Unless otherwise noted, rules apply
to Indoor and Outdoor 3D rounds. For context, the entire chapter is presented, however changes (other
than editorial changes) are underlined. (See Chapter 3.3 and 3.4 for special rules for Canadian National
3D Outdoor and Indoor Championships.)

11.1 Scorecards
11.1.1 [FCA similar] It is recommended that all scorecards be shuffled and groups busted.
       A group with 3 or 4 friends or family members, plus an outside person is
       considered busted, provided that the outside person is one of the score keepers for
       the group.
11.1.2 Double scoring is required. Scorecards will be collected at the completion of each
       course. All scorecards must be legible, completed, and signed to be accepted.
       When scorecards are turned in to a Range Official, they will not be subsequently
       changed. Inaccurate total that benefits the shooters score will result in the
       elimination of that shooter's card. Anyone who alters without authorization, or
       falsifies a score, or knowingly has a score altered or falsified will be ineligible to
       compete in any FCA/OAA sanctioned event for one year.
11.1.3 Shooters are responsible for their own scorecards. Duplicate cards will not be
       issued for any lost, damaged or stolen cards, unless re-issued by a Range Official.
11.1.4 All scorecards will be kept by host club for one (1) year.

11.2 Tournament Continuity
11.2.1 Once a shooter begins shooting a course, he/she must finish with his/her own
       group or as re-assigned by a Range Official. Any shooter that leaves a range
       without the authorization of a Range Official will not be allowed to continue. (See
       procedure for equipment failures in 11.12.]

11.3 Pass-Through, Bounce-Outs
11.3.1 To score, arrows must be stuck in the target. Witnessed pass-throughs or bounce-
       outs, are to be scored as agreed on by the majority of the group, or re-shot before
       shooters advance to the target. A pass-through is defined as an arrow passing
       completely through a target, with target material 360 degrees around the arrow,
       leaving both an entrance and exit hole.

11.4 Scoring
11.4.1 For all sanctioned FCA/OAA shooting events, the scoring is as follows. One
       arrow is shot per target.
       11.4.1.1 [FCA differs] 11 - Small circle centered within the ten ring,
                  approximately 25% of the ten ring will be used. Arrow must at least
                  touch the circle. This score would reflect 11 on the scorecard.
       11.4.1.2 10 - Circle inside vital area. Arrow must at least touch circle.
       11.4.1.3 8 - Vital area other than the 10 point circle. Arrow must at least touch
                  the vital area line.

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       11.4.1.4 5 - Remainder of the animal touching body colour.
       11.4.1.5 0 – [FCA differs]An arrow embedded in the hoof or horn of an animal,
                 not touching body color, is considered a miss and is scored as a zero.
                 Targets with legs of a different color than the main body will still be
                 considered as body color for scoring.
       11.4.1.6 All scoring zones will be used unless otherwise noted at shooting stake.
       11.4.1.7 Any arrow released accidentally or deliberately, will be, if not in
                 scoring area of target, scored as 0 (miss). Any arrow, which is dropped
                 and can be recovered while touching the stake may be re-nocked and
                 re-shot.
       11.4.1.8 Targets must be scored by both scorekeepers before arrows are pulled.
                 Early pulled arrows score 0. Repeated offences will result in the
                 offending shooter being disqualified.
       11.4.1.9 [FCA differs] An arrow embedded into the nock end of an arrow
                 embedded in the target shall be scored the same as the arrow embedded
                 into the target. An arrow that hits another arrow – with the arrow being
                 struck showing visible damage – that does not stick in the target shall
                 be given the score of the arrow that was struck. The majority of the
                 group must agree that 1) a particular arrow was struck, and 2) that
                 striking the arrow prevented the arrow from sticking in the target, or the
                 arrow shall be scored as a miss.
       11.4.1.10 Any athlete on the target will refer any questions about the value of an
                 arrow in the target face, before the arrows are drawn, to the competitors
                 in the group. The majority opinion of the group will decide on the value
                 – if there is split decision (50/50) the arrow will be given the higher
                 value. That decision of the archers is final.

11.5 Range Layout
11.5.1 [FCA/OAA rule] Targets must be placed so that the entire vital areas are open and
       distinguishable. If there are multiple scoring areas on a target the Organizers must
       identify the one correct area to shoot at with signage at the shooting stake.
       Signage must be clear enough so that it won't be missed from any of the stakes. In
       most cases the broadside or most completely visible scoring vitals should be used.
       If the correct scoring area is not indicated by clear signage at the shooting stake,
       arrows in any scoring area will count.

       [FCA rule][Outdoor only] Pictures of the targets being used at a sanctioned event
       must be placed at one of the following locations with vital areas distinguishable:
            • At registration,
            • At range tents,
            • At each shooting stake, or
            Copies of the pictures can be passed out to each shooter during registration.
11.5.2 [FCA/OAA rule] Ranges are to consist of 3D type animal targets. A mixture of
       targets (size, type etc.) is allowed provided all targets have official FCA/OAA
       scoring areas.

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11.6 Shooting Stakes
[FCA similar]
11.6.1 Classes will shoot from shooting stakes as follows:
     Stake            Outdoor                            Indoor
     Orange           M50 (Masters 50                    M60 (Masters 60)
                      BHF (Bowhunter Fingers)            M50 (Masters 50)
     Max 50 yards BHR (Bowhunter Release)                BHF (Bowhunter Fingers)
     (45.72m)         BHO (Bowhunter Open)               BHR (Bowhunter Release)
                      JRC (Junior Compound)              BHO (Bowhunter Open)
                      CB (Crossbow)                      JRC (Junior Compound)
                      OP (Open)                          CU (Compound Unaided)
                                                         CADC (Cadet Compound)
                                                         HUN (Hunter)
                                                         HF (Hunter Fingers)
                                                         CB (Crossbow)
                                                         OP (Open)
     Blue             M60 (Masters 60)
                      CU (Compound Unaided)
     Max 40 yards CADC (Cadet Compound)
     (36.57m)         HUN (Hunter)
                      HF (Hunter Fingers)
     White            M50TR (Master50 Traditional) M50TR(Master50 Traditional)
                      RU (Recurve Unaided)               RU (Recurve Unaided)
     Max 30 yards TRD (Traditional)                      TRD (Traditional)
     (27.43m)         JRT (Junior Traditional)           JRT (Junior Traditional)
                      CADT (Cadet Traditional)           CADT (Cadet Traditional)
                      CUBC (Cub Compound)                CUBC (Cub Compound)
                      CUBT (Cub Traditional)             CUBT (Cub Traditional)
                      PCUBC (Pre-Cub Compound) PCUBC (Pre-Cub Compound)
                      PCUBT (Pre-Cub Traditional) PCUBT (Pre-Cub Traditional)
     Peewee stakes should be set at unknown distances up to
     15 yards (13.72m) and be yellow in colour.
11.6.2 [Outdoor only] Stakes furthest from the target are to be shot first, unless directed
       otherwise by a shoot official.
11.6.3 [Outdoor only] When shooting, the shooter must touch the stake with a portion of
       his/her body.
       [Indoor only] When shooting, the shooter must shoot from the designated
       shooting area.
11.6.4 [Outdoor only] The waiting area will be designated with caution tape or a marker
       of some type placed at a distance where the approaching group can see the group
       ahead and wait. The distance should be adequate so that the approaching group
       does not disturb the archers who are shooting. The approaching group must wait
       at that point until the archers have scored, retrieved their arrows and have moved
       on to the next target.


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11.7 Allotted Shooting Time
11.7.1 [Indoor only] Depending on course layout, groups may require more or less time
       at various stations. Groups may be warned if officials find them taking an
       excessive time to complete shooting. After a group has been warned once, 5
       points may be deducted from each shooter in the group.
11.7.2 [Outdoor only] Two minutes are allowed for the first shooter in the group. This
       time will begin when the group in front of yours clears the target. Each following
       shooter in the group will have two minutes to shoot his or her arrow. This two
       minute time limit begins when the shooter before you in your group releases his
       or her arrow. A shooter found in violation of this rule may have five points
       deducted from his or her score.
11.7.3 Each group is responsible for the shooters within their group. If other groups point
       out the time to your group, then it is your responsibility to speed up and stay
       within the allotted time. If another group makes a protest against you or your
       group, the entire group can have five points deducted from each shooter’s score.
       No warning will be given!

11.8 Protests/Appeals
[FITA differs][FCA similar]
11.8.1 All protests are to be filed with the protest committee appointed by the
       Organizing Committee. No protest will be dealt with until the protest committee
       receives a thirty ($30.00) dollar fee and the protest form. All protests must be
       filed within one hour after the ranges close for that day. All decisions of the
       protest committee are final, unless a written appeal is received by the OAA
       business office within five working days of the protest committee's decision. The
       OAA Tournament Director will hear appeals.
11.8.2 All decisions by the OAA Tournament Director will be final, with the exception
       that, at an OAA Provincial Championship, the protest committee will consist of a
       three-director panel. All decisions on any protest by this committee are final and
       cannot be appealed to the OAA Board.
11.8.3 The protest committee will be comprised of three (3) members who will be named
       prior to the tournament. They will be appointed by the host club and approved by
       the OAA Tournament Director. There should be at least one (1) spare member
       appointed should a protest be filed that would be in conflict with a member of the
       committee and that person has to resign for that particular protest.

11.9 Cameras and Rangefinders
11.9.1 Camera or range-finding devices are not allowed on any of the shooting ranges
       regardless of use. Handheld binoculars of less than 9X maximum power are
       allowed. All binoculars must bear the manufacturer’s original markings showing
       their maximum power. [FITA has removed this restriction in its 3D classes for 2007]
11.9.2 In consideration of time, no shooter may glass the target from the shooting stake
       after taking his or her shot. Shooters may glass the target prior to shooting, but are
       reminded of the time restriction for their shot. A shooter found in violation of this
       rule may have five points deducted from his or her score.

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11.10 Yardage Discussion
11.10.1          There is to be no discussion of yardages until target has been scored.
          Discussion is restricted to shooters that have already shot said target. Discussion
          of yardage with shooters that have not shot said target is considered
          unsportsmanlike conduct. (See 11.18)

11.11 Equipment
[FITA differs]

11.11.1Arrow Weight and Speed
       11.11.1.1 Shooters arrows must weigh at least five (5) grains per pound of
                 shooting weight. Shooting weight is defined as the peak draw weight
                 (maximum draw weight or thrust weight, which ever is greater) that is
                 obtained within the maximum draw cycle. Shooters will be allowed 5
                 grains for scale differences. Shooters at the maximum end of the weight
                 allowed for a class will be allowed two pounds for bow scale variation,
                 but arrow weight must follow bow weight.
       11.11.1.2 The five grains per pound limit will not apply if the shooter’s bow and
                 arrow combination generates less than 280 FPS of arrow speed. If the
                 arrow speed is higher than 280 FPS the shooter’s equipment will be
                 subject to the five grains per pound limitation. Shooters will be allowed
                 a 3% grace for chronograph differential. When a shooter is asked to
                 have his or her equipment checked they will be required to choose
                 which way they would like it checked. One way or the other, not both.
       11.11.1.3 It is the shooter’s responsibility to maintain their equipment within this
                 rule. Check manufacturer’s recommendation concerning arrow weight
                 per pound of bow weight. It is recommended that you do not shoot an
                 arrow weighing less than the minimum recommendation for your bow.
       11.11.1.4 Equipment inspection is optional at most OAA 3D events. Organizers
                 may elect not to inspect equipment or to inspect it randomly or for all
                 competitors. Exceptions are National Championships, Provincial
                 Championships and qualifying events as mandated by the FCA or
                 OAA. Rules 3.3.6.10 and 3.4.6.10 regarding the Outdoor and Indoor
                 Championships also apply to any FCA or OAA event where equipment
                 inspection is mandatory. Equipment will be checked at random.
       11.11.1.5 [OAA rule] Arrows of any type may be used provided they subscribe to
                 the accepted principle and meaning of the word “arrow” as used in 3D
                 archery, and that such arrows do not cause undue damage to target
                 faces or butts. An arrow consists of a shaft with head (point), nock,
                 fletching and, if desired, cresting. All arrows used will be of the same
                 construction and carry the same pattern and colour(s) of fletching,
                 nocks, and cresting.




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11.11.2 General Requirements
       11.11.2.1 Limb bolts. Once a shooter begins a course, his/her limb bolts may not
                 be adjusted until after the equipment can be checked by Range Officials
                 at the completion of that course.
       11.11.2.2 Sights and v-bars, when allowed, must not extend more than twelve
                 (12) inches from the bow nearest the point of attachment for all classes.
       11.11.2.3 Overdraws are legal unless otherwise stipulated in the class definition.
       11.11.2.4 Sights. Unless otherwise stipulated in the class definition, there is no
                 limit to the number of pins on a sight. Electronic sights, including
                 lasers, are allowed unless otherwise stipulated in the class definition. A
                 sight in any fixed pin class must not be moved while on the range
                 during a tournament, whether or not the sight can be moved without the
                 use of a tool.
       11.11.2.5 Any equipment that falls outside the existing guidelines will be put in
                 the Non-Competitive (NC) class until such time that the OAA
                 Tournament Director makes a ruling as to which class it should be
                 placed in.
       11.11.2.6 A Stabilizer is any device used for stabilization of the bow. Unless
                 otherwise stipulated in the class definitions, stabilizers are allowed and
                 they may be longer than twelve (12) inches.
       11.11.2.7 One golf size umbrella only, may be used at the shooting stake.
       11.11.2.8 Maximum bow peak draw weight
                    • Male competitors are allowed a maximum of 80-pounds peak
                        draw weight, except in TRD (Traditional Longbow) where the
                        maximum is 90 pounds.
                    • Female competitors, and male Junior, Cadet and Cub aged
                        competitors are allowed a maximum of 60 pounds peak draw
                        weight.
                    • Pre-Cub and Peewee aged competitors are allowed a maximum
                        of 40 pounds peak draw weight.

11.12 Equipment Failures
11.12.1         Equipment failures must be visible and agreed upon by the majority of the
        group. Upon agreement, the shooter must have his/her scorecards initialed by the
        entire group as an equipment failure. The scorecards of the shooter with the
        equipment failure will be totaled and initialed by the score keepers before leaving
        the range. At that time, the shooter (with the failure) only must proceed forward
        through the course to the range tent (Outdoors) or proceed out of the shooting area
        (Indoors), to repair his/her equipment. He/she must notify a Range Official.
11.12.2         If there are three or more shooters remaining in the group, they may
        continue shooting. If two or less shooters remain, they must join the following
        group, (unless, by joining the following group it will make a group of 6 or more)
        or step aside and wait for a Range Official before continuing.



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11.12.3         The Range Official will hold the individual's scorecards until the repair is
       completed and he/she is escorted back onto the range. The Range Official will
       determine the amount of time necessary to make the needed repair. The allotted
       time will not be exceeded. A Range Official must escort all persons re-entering
        the range to the designated target.
11.12.4         Equipment may be re-checked as the individual returns to the range.
       Equipment may not be exchanged during a course except as pertains under Rule
        11.12. Any shooter leaving the range or exchanging equipment without following
        the guidelines of Rule 11.12 may be disqualified.

11.13 Age Classes
     •    To compete as a Masters 50, a person must be 50 or older on December 31 of the
          current year.
     •    To compete as a Masters 60, a person must be 60 or older on December 31 of the
          current year.
     •    Anyone may compete in any Shooting Class which does not specify age
          restrictions.
     •    To compete as a Junior, a person must be 18 or younger on December 31 of the
          current year.
     •    To compete as a Cadet, a person must be 16 or younger on December 31 of the
          current year.
     •    To compete as a Cub, a person must be 14 or younger on December 31 of the
          current year.
     •    To compete as a Pre-Cub, a person must be 12 or younger on December 31 of the
          current year
     •    To compete as a Peewee, a person must be 9 or younger on December 31 of the
          current year.

11.14 Alcohol on Range
11.14.1             [FITA similar] No alcoholic beverages may be carried or consumed on any
          range or practice area by anyone during shooting hours. If, in the opinion of a
          Range Official, a shooter is under the influence of alcohol or any substance which
          may make him/her a disturbance or safety risk to him/herself or others, that
          shooter may be denied permission to continue in the competition and other
          sanctions may be applied by the FCA or OAA.

11.15 How Ties Are Broken
11.15.1             [FITA differs] In order to decide tied scores, the number of 11s will be
          considered. If shooters remain tied, a shoot-off will be held using a 3D animal
          target set at an unknown yardage with an “11” placed in the centre of the highest
          scoring area. The arrow closest to the centre of the “11” will determine the
          winner. If only one shooter is present at the shoot-off, he/she will be declared the
          winner.



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11.16 Spectators
11.16.1        [FCA similar] Spectators will not distract, interfere with or assist shooters
        while on the range. Those doing so will be asked to leave the venue.

11.17 One Class per Shooter
11.17.1        [FCA similar] Shooters will be allowed to participate/compete in one class
       (only) at any OAA sanctioned event.

11.18 Sportsmanship
11.18.1         Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated. Any action considered by
        Range Officials as unsportsmanlike will result in disqualification.
11.18.2         It will be considered unsportsmanlike conduct to assist a shooter by
        projecting any illuminated aiming point onto any target.
11.18.3         Littering or improper disposal of trash will be considered as
        unsportsmanlike conduct.

11.19 Shooting Classes
[Changes throughout]

11.19.1 Combined Classes
         At their discretion, organizers may offer either or both:
          • Combined or separate male and female classes, usually depending on
              number of registrants. For example, all male and female Junior
              Traditional shooters may be combined into a JRT (m/f) class instead of
              offering JRT (m) and JRT (f) classes separately.
          • Combined youth classes by eliminating the younger classes. For
              example, all Cub and Pre-Cub male and female compound shooters can
              be combined by offering just CUBC (m/f), and not CUBC (m/f) or
              PCUB (m/f) separately.

11.19.2 Designating Male and Female Classes
         In order to designate whether classes are combined or separate, “(m)” or “(f)”
         or “(m/f)” is added to the abbreviated or full designation of the class (e.g.
         HUN(m), HUN(f), or HUN(m/f), Masters 50(m), Masters 50(f), Masters
         50(m/f).

11.19.3 Shooting Classes Defined
          See Rule 11.7.1 for Indoor and Outdoor stakes for each class.
          See Rule 11.11.2 for additional requirements on equipment for the classes
          defined below.




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11.19.4 Masters 60 - M60 (m/f) or M60 (m) & M60 (f) (optional class)
         Any type of equipment or style, subject to any restrictions above, may be
         used.

11.19.5 Masters 50 - M50 (m/f) or M50 (m) & M50 (f) (optional class)
        Any type of equipment or style, subject to any restrictions above, may be used.

11.19.6 Masters 50 Traditional - M50TR (m/f) or M50TR (m) & M50TR
          (f) (optional class)
                    •     Any type of traditional Recurve or longbow may be used.
                    •     The bow may be shot with a glove, finger tab or bare fingers.
                    •     Sights are not allowed.
                    •     Stabilizers are not allowed.
                    •     While shooting, the archer will touch the arrow with the index finger
                          against the nock.
                    •     The archer will use a single anchor point - string walking and face
                          walking are not allowed.
                    •     The arrow must be shot from the shelf or hand with no elevated rest.
                          Only a piece of leather or similar material 1/8 inch thick or less is
                          allowed on the arrow shelf.

11.19.7 Compound Unaided – CU (m/f) or CU (m) & CU (f)
           • A compound bow with no sighting device must be used.
           • A rest and plunger are all that may reside within the sight window.
           • There will be no markings on the bow or bowstring that could be
             construed as sighting marks.
           • Archers must shoot with a glove, finger tab or bare fingers.

11.19.8 Bowhunter Fingers – BHF (m/f) or BHF (m) & BHF (f)
           • A compound, Recurve or longbow may be used.
           • The bow must be shot with a glove, finger tab or bare fingers.
           • A non-electronic sight which may be moveable is allowed
           • The sight may be fixed pin, cross hair or scope style with or without a
             lens, which may be magnifying.
           • Circle style pins are allowed if the circles are of one size.
           • Sights may not be adjusted while on the range during a tournament.

11.19.9 Bowhunter Release – BHR (m/f) or BHR (m) & BHR (f)
           • A compound, recurve or long bow may be used.
           • The bow must be shot with some type of release aid.
           • If a sight is used, it will have fixed pins.
           • Cross hair style pins are allowable as fixed pin sights.

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               •   Circle style pins are allowed if the circles are of one size.
               •   Sights may not be adjusted while on the range during a tournament.

11.19.10 Bowhunter Open – BHO (m/f) or BHO (m) & BHO (f)
          • A compound, recurve or longbow may be used.
          • Any type of release aid, glove, finger tab or bare fingers may be used.
          • A moveable sight of any kind may be used.

11.19.11 Recurve Un-Aided – RU (m/f) or RU (m) & RU (f)
          • A recurve or longbow may be used.
          • The bow must be shot with a glove, finger tab or bare fingers.
          • No sighting device is allowed and there will be no markings on the bow or
             on the bowstring that could be construed as sighting marks.
          • A rest and plunger are all that may reside within the sight window.
          • There will not be any type of draw check on the bow string.
          • The arrows used will all be of the same material and will all be of uniform
             length and weight.
          • No stabilizers are allowed [Note; This is a change and is different from the IBO
               definition of RU where short stabilizers are allowed.]
           •   While shooting, the archer will touch the arrow with the index finger
               against the nock. The archer will use a single anchor point - string walking
               and face walking are not allowed.

11.19.12 Hunter – HUN (m/f) or HUN (m) & HUN (f)
          • A compound, recurve, or longbow may be used.
          • The bow may be shot with a release aid, a finger tab, a glove or bare
            fingers.
          • If a sight is used,
            o a crosshair style sight will have no more than four crosshair points,
            o a fixed pin sight will have no more than (4) pins,
            o a circle pin sight must have all circles of the same size,
            o it must not have a lens whether magnifying or not.
            o It may not be electronic. Arrows must have screw-in style points and
                 minimum 4-inch vanes or feathers.
          • Only one (1) single stabilizer being less than twelve (12) inches in length
            from the nearest point of attachment is allowed.
          • Secondary vibration dampers that extend less than two (2) inches, from
            point of attachment are allowed. These vibration dampeners are not
            counter weights, and weight may not be added to them.

11.19.13 Hunter Fingers – HF (m/f) or HF (m) & HF (f)
          • Allowed equipment is as for HUN above except that the bow may only be
            shot with a finger tab, a glove or bare fingers.

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11.19.14 [FCA Differs]Traditional – TRD (m/f) or TRD (m) & TRD (f)
          • Any recurve bow or longbow may be used.
          • The bow must be shot with a glove, finger tab or bare fingers.
          • A sight is not allowed.
          • Stabilizers are not allowed.
          • While shooting, the archer will touch the arrow with the index finger
             against the nock. The archer will use a single anchor point - string walking
             and face walking are not allowed.
          • The arrow must be shot from the shelf or hand with no elevated rest. Only
             a piece of leather or similar material 1/8 inch thick or less is allowed on
             the arrow shelf.

11.19.15 Junior Compound – JRC (m/f) or JRC (m) & JRC (f)
          • A compound bow must be used.
          • The bow may be shot with a release, glove, finger tab or bare fingers.
          • If a sight is used, it can be fixed pins, moveable sight, or scope but may
             not be electronic.

11.19.16 Junior Traditional – JRT (m/f) or JRT (m) & JRT (f)
          • Any recurve bow or longbow may be used.
          • The bow must be shot with a glove, finger tab or bare fingers.
          • A sight is not allowed.
          • Stabilizers are not allowed.
          • While shooting, the archer will touch the arrow with the index finger
             against the nock. The archer will use a single anchor point - string walking
             and face walking are not allowed.
          • The arrow must be shot from the shelf or hand with no elevated rest. Only
             a piece of leather or similar material 1/8 inch thick or less is allowed on
             the arrow shelf.

11.19.17 Cadet Compound – CADC (m/f) or CADC (m) & CADC (f)
            Equipment as Junior Compound

11.19.18 Cadet Traditional – CADT (m/f) or CADT (m) & CADT (f)
            Equipment as Junior Traditional

11.19.19 Cub Compound – CUBC
            Equipment as Junior Compound
            Usually offered as combined male and female class CUBC (m/f)

11.19.20 Cub Traditional – CUBT
            Equipment as Junior Traditional


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               Usually offered as combined male and female class CUBT (m/f)

11.19.21 Pre-Cub Compound – PCUBC
             Equipment as Junior Compound
             Usually offered as combined male and female class PCUBC (m/f)

11.19.22 Pre-Cub Traditional – PCUBT
             Equipment as Junior Traditional
             Usually offered as combined male and female class PCUBT (m/f)

11.19.23 Peewee – PW
          • This class may be established at the discretion of the host club.
          • Any type of equipment or style, subject to any restrictions in the rules
             above, may be used.
          • The maximum shooting distance will be 15 yards (13.72 meters).
             [Suggested format: Announce a scheduled starting time, with all shooters
             present to begin at one time. Set a separate range of 10 targets for this
             class only. The range may be an open area with shooting stakes in a
             straight line and targets at unknown distances.]
          • Archers in this class are not entitled to receive medals or awards based on
             score but all shooters should receive participation awards.
          • There are no separate male and female Peewee classes.

11.19.24 [OAA rule] Crossbow – CB (m), CB (f), CB (m/f)
           • Any crossbow legal in Canada
           • Maximum speed of 300 feet per second (+3%)
           • Bolts must be no less that 20/64ths in diameter and no shorter than 14
              inches
           • All bolts must be identical in type, size, fletch, point weight and overall
              weight
           • Bolts must use at least three vanes or feathers and screw in field points
           • Any type of sight may be used however, sights with magnification are
              limited to no more then 8x magnification.
           • Crossbow must be in sound condition with a working safety
           • Crossbow shall not be cocked until the archer is at the stake and preparing
              to shoot.
           • Crossbow must be loaded while in a downward position and pointed
              toward the target. No crossbow may be loaded while pointed up.

11.19.25 Open (OP)
            For Open definition please see 7.3




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11.19.26 Non Competitive – NC
             • At the 3D Provincials, this class will only be established at the
               discretion of the OAA Tournament Director and the host club.
             • This class is suitable for novice archers and archers with equipment
               covered under rule 11.12.6.5.
             • Archers in this class are not entitled to receive medals or awards.
             • No separate male and female classes are to be offered.
             • Archers may shoot from any stake.
             • There will be no separate Guest category for NC at Provincial
               Championships.

11.20 RULE VIOLATIONS, RANGE OFFICIALS [FCA/OAA rule]
11.20.1         Any person in violation of the above rules will be disqualified from that
        event and could be suspended from FCA/OAA membership. There will no longer
        be warnings given on rule infractions. Any person suspended from FCA/OAA
        membership will not be allowed to shoot any FCA/OAA sanctioned event that
        shooting year or as directed by the FCA/OAA Executive Committee. Anyone that
        is suspended from FCA/OAA membership, and violates this rule, could be
        permanently suspended from FCA/OAA membership and all of its sanctioned
        events.
11.20.2         Any shooter who ignores a Range Official’s orders, will be disqualified
        from that event, and could be suspended from FCA/OAA membership.
11.20.3         A Range Official is a certified Local level or higher Judge, or a person
        appointed by the organizing committee who is knowledgeable about the course
        and 3D rules. There should be at least one Range Official per course. Where
       equipment inspection is mandatory, Range Officials will inspect all competitors’
       equipment. They will also inspect the courses for safety and conformity to the
       rules and deal with issues that arise such as from targets that move during the
       course of the competition. Range Officials will also observe to help ensure
       shooting is conducted in accordance with the rules. Rule 2.2.10.5 regarding
       Judges competing applies to Range Officials as well.




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