USA Archery Logo

March 09, 2015

Barebow Format Announced for National Championship Events

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - If you'd like to compete in barebow archery, now's the time to think about tournaments. 

The U.S. National Target Championships, U.S. Open and Easton JOAD Nationals ("Outdoor Nationals") will offer Barebow divisions, as will the U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships (NOCC). Barebow will be included in these events as a "developmental" division.  

"Developmental" means that a division's inclusion in the national event program is at the discretion of USA Archery pending ongoing participation levels.

Below are the Barebow division formats that will be used at the U.S. National Target Championships, Easton JOAD Nationals and U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships. 


U.S. National Target Championships and Easton JOAD Nationals

The 2015 Barebow distances and target faces for the U.S. National Target Championships and Easton JOAD Nationals will be:

Category 

Distance   

Target Face

Senior Men/Women 

60m

122 cm     

Master (50-70)

Men/Women

60m     

122 cm

Jr. Men/Women

50m

122 cm

Cadet Men/Women

50m

122 cm

Cub Men/Women

30m

122 cm

Bowman Men/Women

30m

122 cm

U.S. National Target Championships/Easton JOAD Nationals Qualification Round - Barebow Format:

Barebow archers will shoot two 72-arrow rounds, held over a two-day period, at the distances listed above. 

U.S. Open/Easton JOAD Nationals Elimination Round - Barebow Format:

Set-system match play will be conducted at the distances listed above.

Elimination round competition will be held when there are 3 or more individuals registered in a category 60 days prior to the deadline for event registration.

Team Rounds - Barebow Format

Team rounds will be scored using the set system. Senior and Masters archers will be combined for the National Team Round competition. Archers will shoot the 60 meter distance on a 122 cm target face.

Junior and Cadet archers will be combined for the Easton JOAD Nationals Team Round competition. Archers will shoot the 50 meter distance on a 122 cm target face.

Cub and Bowman archers will be combined for the Easton JOAD Nationals Team Round competition. Archers will shoot the 30 meter distance on a 122 cm target face.

Team round competition will be contested when there are 4 or more teams registered in a category.


U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships (NOCC)

Category 

Distance   

Target Face

Barebow Men/Women 

50m

122 cm     

NOCC Qualification Round - Barebow Format:

Barebow archers will shoot two 72-arrow rounds, held over a two-day period, at the distance listed above. 

NOCC Elimination Round - Barebow Format:

Set-system match play will be conducted at the 50 meter distance, using a 122 cm target face.

NOCC Team Round - Barebow Format:

Set-system team round scoring will be conducted at the 50 meter distance, using a 122 cm target face. Team round competition will be held when there are 4 or more teams registered in a category.  


< Back to All News

A thank you to our proud sponsors

View All Sponsors

Connect With USA Archery