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    I don't think finding a field would be TOO much...

    I don't think finding a field would be TOO much of an obstacle. For example, we've got a great multi-field playing field near my house, there is also a beautiful site at Arlington - where you turn...
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    I'd love to have it. I'm the NASP State...

    I'd love to have it. I'm the NASP State Coordinator for Washington, and we could use the net for our Basic Archery Instructor (BAI) classes and other demonstrations.

    Unfortunately this is a bad...
  3. On the NFAA Website, in the "Resources" section...

    On the NFAA Website, in the "Resources" section under "Documents", look for 2014/2015 NFAA Constitution & By-Laws

    Here is a link to all the documents: https://nfaausa.com/documents

    And here is...
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    Washington State has NOT got rid of the 90 meter...

    Washington State has NOT got rid of the 90 meter FITA.

    We do have an Outdoor FITA on our Tournament Calendar.

    We have not been successful in the past few years of finding a host willing to...
  5. Interesting dichotomy. So no consideration for...

    Interesting dichotomy. So no consideration for whether an archer uses release aids or whether they have a sight at all (barebow)?

    Viewing score reports for marked distance events, FS (moveable...
  6. There are "after market" draw stops for the...

    There are "after market" draw stops for the Genesis bow, and it is one of the "Features" of the Genesis Pro.

    BUT a draw stop runs counter to a couple of the purposes of the Genesis bow
    -...
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    What format of tournament do you have in mind? ...

    What format of tournament do you have in mind?

    IFAA (NFAA) Style Field?
    FITA Field?
    FITA Target?
    Indoor?

    I think that would make a lot of difference in our opinions.
  8. I remember Tacoma Sportsmen had a pretty good...

    I remember Tacoma Sportsmen had a pretty good one. Gravity type - pull it uphill and let it run downhill.
  9. I'll second the motion for a Genesis bow. A...

    I'll second the motion for a Genesis bow. A 9-year old is still growing rapidly.

    A lot of the youth bows CAN be adjusted to increase draw length as the archer develops, but that requires noticing...
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    See the Maryland Archery Association website...

    See the Maryland Archery Association website http://md-archery.org/

    Welcome to md-archery.org, the official website of the Maryland Archery Association (MAA).
    MAA is the Maryland affiliate for...
  11. Washington State Games offers Barebow (compound)...

    Washington State Games offers Barebow (compound) and Barebow Recurve. But our event is already over.

    Even if your State Games doesn't OFFER Barebow, you CAN shoot anyway. You might luck out with a...
  12. $100 the first year, or any year you don't work...

    $100 the first year, or any year you don't work to support the Club.

    Work hours earn credit, second .... year can be as low as $30. Seems like people either don't work at all (pay the full $100...
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    Youngsters are exposed to so much "trash talk"...

    Youngsters are exposed to so much "trash talk" between competitors at various venues and a wide range of sports.

    We hear "I'm going to kick your a**" and such phrases.

    It's good to be confident...
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    YES, I would think that when I go to a State or...

    YES, I would think that when I go to a State or National tournament, the rules that apply to that tournament would be fully in effect.

    You say you were surprised that the targets were [higher than...
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    Dacota's post made me think of another big...

    Dacota's post made me think of another big advantage for an archer to be homeschooled.

    Since a lot of archery is done outdoors, and although we may put up with some weather we do need daylight.
    ...
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    You can find Washington State's specific rules...

    You can find Washington State's specific rules for the FITA Field on our website www.WashingtonArchery.org.

    Look here:...
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    Where is the FITA Field you plan to attend?

    Where is the FITA Field you plan to attend?
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    In NFAA or USAA competition, anyone using a...

    In NFAA or USAA competition, anyone using a release aid would shoot in Freestyle (unlimited) or Bowhunter Freestyle category, where MOST of the shooters would be using compound bows and sights...
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    California uses A, B, and C classes WITHIN the...

    California uses A, B, and C classes WITHIN the various equipment styles. The cutoff points for what makes you an A class shooter vary from style to style. It takes a higher score to be A in Freestyle...
  20. Wow, too bad we didn't hear about this in...

    Wow, too bad we didn't hear about this in advance. It might have been fun to shoot the R100, take a week break to visit family in Minnesota, then come back to Yankton for the NFAA Outdoor National.
  21. How about providing a "real world" name so we...

    How about providing a "real world" name so we know who to look for?

    I'm Silver Senior and spouse is Master Senior, we just got around to registering for Nationals yesterday (been registered for...
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    Yes, you might get more response in the...

    Yes, you might get more response in the bowhunting forum, as the Field section is mostly for target shooting - not for things that breathe and swim or crawl.

    I THINK when they go for BIG critters...
  23. Thread: Funny Moments

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    Several years ago (about 20+) a club in...

    Several years ago (about 20+) a club in California was setting up for a 3D shoot.

    They had permission to use the adjoining horse pasture to extend some of the shots. But they setup on Thursday,...
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    My thoughts EXACTLY! With a 3-day shoot Friday,...

    My thoughts EXACTLY! With a 3-day shoot Friday, Saturday, Sunday - even with the shorter Animal round on Sunday, unless you are REAL close or CRAZY dedicated (I was in my younger days, but not so...
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    Well, kind of interesting that you posted this in...

    Well, kind of interesting that you posted this in the 3D section of the Forum.

    For most of us, the number of arrows we shoot in a practice end depends a little on what type of target we are...
  26. Well, maybe we in Washington are doing something...

    Well, maybe we in Washington are doing something right!

    Out of 97 archers at our WSAA Field Championship this year, 28 of them (more than 1/4) were in the Young Adult, Youth, and Cub categories...
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    I forwarded the original post content to all the...

    I forwarded the original post content to all the coaches who brought archers to our Washington NASP State Championship this year (about 35 total coaches). Some may post directly to Archery Talk here,...
  28. Well people are already saying NFAA has "too many...

    Well people are already saying NFAA has "too many classes".

    So if we add another category with reduced distances, is this just ONE group? One for MEN and one for WOMEN = 2? Add SENIORS and it's up...
  29. We always tell people when they register for our...

    We always tell people when they register for our events that if they feel the distance is too far for them, no need flinging arrows into the dirt. Just declare yourself "non competitive" and move up...
  30. That always strikes me as funny, as the rounds we...

    That always strikes me as funny, as the rounds we shoot for Field and Target, including the distances and number of arrows, were set BEFORE there were sights, release aids, and compound bows.

    The...
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