USA Archery (USAA) is committed to providing a safe, healthy and fun learning environment for our athletes and participants. To this end, USA Archery utilizes a standardized approach to background screening through the National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI).
According to the USA Archery Background Screen Criteria and Review Policy (the Policy), at a minimum of every two years the following individuals must undergo a background screening:
The cost of each background screening is the responsibility of the individual. The Minor Athlete Abuse and Prevention Policy (MAAPP) spells out expectations for adults in coaching and leadership positions and has regular contact with amateur athletes who are minors (i.e., those under the age of 18).
It is the responsibility of each event organizer, Club and State Association to monitor this policy with regard to all participants required to complete and maintain a background screen. A person may be disqualified and prohibited from working with USAA and/or participating in USAA sanctioned activities if there is a red light finding in the background screen.
Once submitted, background screens are not refundable.
Feel free to contact [email protected] with any questions regarding the Background Screening requirement.
If you have a question regarding a red light finding in the Background Screening, please contact [email protected].
* USAA Sanctioned Event media (not credentialed or authorized by USAA), field crew, vendors, water station, volunteers, day of arrow agents volunteers, registration volunteers, EMTs and medical personnel are exempt from this requirement.
** International training partners staying less than 14 days are exempt from this requirement.