USA Archery Level 3 National Judge Course
Upon successful completion of the online and in person practical
portions of this course, each student will be
certified as a USA Archery Level 3 National Judge and will be qualified
to judge at all USA Archery local, state, and national events.
- Minimum Age: 20
- USA Archery Membership
- USA Archery background screening*
- U.S. Center for SafeSport Training**
- Must be a Level 2 Certified Judge for two years and completed Judge
duty at one USA Archery National-level outdoor tournament, plus one USA
Archery Indoor Nationals or Field Nationals prior to application.
- The Level 3 National Judge Course will be a blended course with an
online course component and a practical component. The practical will be
held on or before the practice day of the USA Archery Target Nationals
During the online portion of this course, students will learn and demonstrate competency in the following areas:
- Field of Play
- Timing and Line Control
- Elimination Rounds
- Team Rounds
- Chairperson of Judges
- Jury of Appeal
- Field Competitions
- 3D Competitions
During the in-person portion of this course, students will
examine and discuss case studies, rule interpretations and rehearse
practical situations and procedures.
To successfully complete the USA Archery Level 3 National
Judge Certification Course, each student must be age 20 and older and
meet the following course requirements.
- Complete the online portion of the USA Archery Level 3 National Judge Certification Course
- Pass the online USA Archery Level 3 National Judge Certification Exam with a score of 85% or higher
- Complete the in-person portion of the USA Archery Level 3 National Judge Course
- Pass the in-person practical exam for the USA Archery Level 3 National Judge Course
In addition to meeting the necessary course requirements, the
following additional requirements must be completed before a certificate
of completion will be issued.
- Each student is required to successfully complete a USA
Archery Background Screen. A USA Archery Background Screen is good for 2
years from date of completion. To apply for a USA Archery Background
Screen, please visit https://usarchery.sport80.com/login. USA Archery will be notified of the results and will update the judge certification accordingly.
- Each student is required to obtain a membership to USA
Archery. Please note, a USA Archery Temporary, Recreational, Youth
Membership, or Trial Youth Membership will not satisfy the USA Archery
membership requirement. To review membership options, prices and
benefits, please visit:
- The core U.S. Center for SafeSport training is a required 90-minute online course all USA Archery judges must complete to obtain a current status. To access the course,
log in to your USA Archery member account at https://usarchery.sport80.com/login.
*Note: students will need to register for the in-person practical portion of the Level 3 National Judge Course($50) after successfully completing the online portion of the course.