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  1. This event does NOT follow NFAA rules - they make...

    This event does NOT follow NFAA rules - they make their own as a hybrid of several organizations. So Traditional Barebow does not allow a stabilizer.

    Barebow would allow Compound bows.
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  2. Thread: Need Advice

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    The web site for New York Field Archers and...

    The web site for New York Field Archers and Bowhunters is http://members.localnet.com/~archery1/

    Looks like they've got the info you are looking for.
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    I'll answer for the state of Washington, and try...

    I'll answer for the state of Washington, and try to put my responses between the original questions.


    Washington has a single State level organization (WSAA) that is affiliated with both NFAA...
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    Not quite, because the OLD 5/3 target didn't HAVE...

    Not quite, because the OLD 5/3 target didn't HAVE an X ring.
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    I think there is a club in California that still...

    I think there is a club in California that still does a "Nostalgia" shoot using the old faces.

    And I've got some OLD NFAA rule books around the house. I dug them out a couple days ago, because I...
  6. Yes, much as I hate to admit it, the Archery...

    Yes, much as I hate to admit it, the Archery Center at Yankton is developing into a pretty special place.

    If staying a couple days, you can get a room at the Best Western Kelly Inn, right there at...
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    When I shot Vegas this year (for the first time...

    When I shot Vegas this year (for the first time in a long time) in FSL Flights, one thing really struck me.

    It was nice to be among 33 archers in the category, instead of being a singleton, like I...
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    Even after I posted the info copied from the NFAA...

    Even after I posted the info copied from the NFAA Tournament Booklet handed out at the Outdoor National, this statement is confusing.



    So if it has gold, red, blue, black and white - all five...
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    Here are the rules for the NFAA Outdoor National...

    Here are the rules for the NFAA Outdoor National Target Championship 2014:



    And I'll attach the registration form.

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    The rule allowing Traditional and Longbow archers...

    The rule allowing Traditional and Longbow archers to shoot from the "Youth" blue stakes applies ONLY at State level and below.

    So any National event would use the full distances.

    I read the...
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    The limit is 3 let downs PER ARROW. Start the...

    The limit is 3 let downs PER ARROW. Start the count over again with the next arrow, and over again with the next target!
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    Yes, the NFAA Barebow Fraternity is still alive...

    Yes, the NFAA Barebow Fraternity is still alive and well.

    They are a social group and advocate for all who shoot bows without sights - Barebow, Bowhunter, or Traditional.

    I attended the...
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    You mean That's not a real sign? I fell for it...

    You mean That's not a real sign? I fell for it and thought it was a good idea. Not at the same time the archers are using the range, however!
  14. One more option to bring the point of aim back to...

    One more option to bring the point of aim back to center of target would be to use a high anchor.

    Lots of BB (BH) archers use an anchor just below the eye, instead of the usual jaw or chin...
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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...
  17. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. $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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