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October 14, 2009

JOAD Mail-In Tournaments Invitation

November/December 2009 and January 2010 USAAJOAD Mail-In Tournaments Invitation

The USA Archery JOAD Committee is proud to announce the 23rd annual JOAD Mail-In Tournament "Series".  This season two separate tournaments are offered.  Please take note of the age changes below.

MEMBERSHIP:  Participants DO NOT need to be USA Archery members, however, membership is strongly encouraged. Please visit www.usarchery.org to view a list of reasons why a USA Archery Individual, Club or Summer Camp  membership can benefit you. A USA Archery membership application can be found at http://www.usarchery.org/pages/103.

RULES: Archers shall score an official indoor JOAD round - 30 arrows (10 ends - 3 arrows each) on the appropriate target face at 18m (see table). Three JOAD archers will double score the round with a JOAD Leader present. Competition may take place indoors or outdoors. Tie breakers apply.  Indoor ties are determined by 10's, and then if still tied, 9's.  (Note: Hits or "X's" do not apply.  An archer may also elect to shoot a smaller target face or longer distances than required).

AGES: There are TWO JOAD Mail-In tournaments being offered this season.  

  • The First 2009/2010 JOAD Mail-in tournament ("First") being held November 15 thru December 31, 2009 event follows the FITA classifications for competition up to and including the 18th year for Junior and 16th year for Cadets.

  • The Second 2009/2010 JOAD Mail-in tournament ("Second") January 1 - 31, 2010 follows the FITA classifications for competition up to and including the 20th year for Junior and 17th year for Cadets. The 2010 age categories gives all archers that will be moving up a chance to compete in their new age category and give those archers that have or were moving out of JOAD the opportunity to continue on with JOAD.

FEES: The fee for the tournament is $10.00 per archer per category and a team fee of $15 per team. See more team information below.  An archer may enter more than one category.  All fees, completed registration forms and report forms may be returned at the same time to:

Mail to: Diane Watson, USAA JOAD Coordinator, attn: JOAD Mail-In, 11815 Lakewood Dr., Hudson, FL 34669

Make checks payable to: USA Archery with "2009/2010 JOAD Mail-In in the memo area.

Credit Cards payments will be accepted. Please see the bottom of the Registration Form.

SCHEDULE:

The First JOAD Mail-In tournament is to be scored from November 15 to December 31, 2009

The Second JOAD Mail-In tournament is to be scored from January 1 through January 31, 2010

Only one score per archer per event (late 2009 and early 2010) will be accepted in each category (an archer may enter more than one category and may enter both events).

Entries for the First JOAD Mail-In tournament must be received no later than January 10, 2010.  Incomplete entries will not be included in final results.

Entries for the Second JOAD Mail-In tournament must be received no later than February 10, 2010. In complete entries will not be included in final results.

Team Round:  There will be a team round for an All Girls/All Ages JOAD team and an All Boys/All Ages JOAD team for each bow type (division): Compound, Compound Fingers, Recurve, Barebow, and Genesis Barebow, but no mixed gender nor mixed bow types. You may enter up to three archers for each team. JOAD clubs may enter multiple teams in each division using an archer only once per division.  For the team round, archers will use their score from their individual round. All team members must belong to the reporting JOAD club.

ADULTS (SENIOR) ARCHERS: There will also be a separate category for adults. They will follow the same rules / fees and you can use the same reporting form. Please encourage the adults that support your club to support this activity. Adult teams are welcome and encouraged to participate. Adult teams will follow the same rules and fee strructure as the JOAD Teams.

AWARDS: Certificates will be provided to first, second and third place winners (individuals and teams) for each category per event.  Details covering Categories, Distances and Target Face Sizes are outlined at the end of this invitation.

SPECIAL NOTE:

ALL REGISTRATION FEES RECEIVED FROM THIS MAIL-IN TOURNAMENT WILL BE DONATED TO THE ANN HOYT LEGACY FUND WHICH SUPPORTS JOAD.

JOAD indoor Rules Reminders for First JOAD Mail-In tournament:

Class Age
Junior (J) Through the year of the 18th birthday (born in or after 1991)
Cadet (C) Through the year of the 16th birthday (born in or after 1993)
Cub (Cub) Through the year of the 14th birthday (born in or after 1995)
Bowman (B) Through the year of the 12th birthday (born in or after 1997)
Seniors (S) Over 18 years - no Master's Dvisions (born in or before 1990)

 JOAD indoor Rules Reminders for the Second JOAD Mail-In tournament:

Class Age
Junior (J) Through the year of the 20th birthday (born in or after 1990)
Cadet (C) Through the year of the 17th birthday (born in or after 1993)
Cub (Cub) Through the year of the 14th birthday (born in or after 1996)
Bowman (B) Through the year of the 12th birthday (born in or after 1998)
Seniors (S) Over 20 years - no Master's Dvisions (born in or before 1989)

Discipline, Class, Division Chart:

Discipline Indoor/Outdoor
Class Gender/Age
Division: Bow Type: Compound, Compound Fingers, Recurve, Barebow, Genesis Barebow
Category Combination of Class (Gender/Age) and Division (Bow Type)
Discipline Class Divisions 18m - Target Scoring
Indoor/Outdoor Junior Male; Junior Female; Cadet Male; Cadet Female Compound and Compound Fingers 40cm - Inner 10 ring
Indoor/Outdoor Junior Male; Junior Female: Cadet Male; Cadet Female Recurve, Barebow, and Genesis Barebow 40cm - Outer 10 ring
Indoor/Outdoor Cub Male: Cub Female: Bowman Male; Bowman Female Compound and Compound Fingers 40cm - Outer 10 ring 
Indoor/Outdoor Cub Male; Cub Female; Bowman Male; Bowman Female Recurve, Barebow, and Genesis Barebow 60cm - Outer 10 ring

We hope many archers will take this opportunity to participate and we thank everyone in advance for their support.

Good Luck to all Participants!

Click here to download the Registration Form.

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