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Wilderness Archery Shoot-Off

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Sacramento International Sportsmen's Exposition

 January 16-19, 2020

OVERVIEW: The Wilderness Archery Shoot-Off features 14 lanes with 3D targets at 7 to 60 yards. Shooters will shoot one arrow from each lane, creating an overall score. There will be an Invitational Pro Class and an Amateur Class. Amateur Class qualifying takes place Thursday through Saturday, with seven shooters returning for the finals at 2pm on Sunday. NOTE: all rules same for both classes of shooters.

Format/Rules

  • Qualifications on 14 Delta McKenzie 3D animals.
  • Marked Yardage (7-60 yards). 1 arrow per target.
  • OPA style scoring. Called 14*, 12, 10, 8, 5 (14 and 12 rings will be colored).
  • 1 minute shot clock per arrow.
  • Each archer must have 3 arrows to participate (at least 6 arrows highly recommended).
  • Arrows will be scored and pulled by 2 “Officials”. Arrows will be returned to archer in between ends.
  • No arrow size restrictions.
  • Binoculars and rangefinders are allowed.
  • NO BROADHEADS, NO CROSSBOWS, NO DRAW LOCKING DEVICES, NO LIGHTED NOCKS.
Amateur Class
  • Two Classes:
    • Freestyle, or
    • Fixed Pins (any number of fixed pins, no slider sights, no stabilizer restrictions)
  • $5 per practice round. $20 per qualifying scored round (unlimited practice & qualifications per archer).
  • Qualifying and practice rounds will begin Thursday and conclude Saturday at 5pm.
  • After 5 pm on Saturday, the top 7 scores will be invited back for the Finals Round at 2pm on Sunday.
  • Any ties will be broken with a 1 arrow shoot-off. Closest to center wins. Distance and target will be decided at the venue on the date of the event.
  •  No pre-registration required.
 Championship Class
  • •28 shooters - First Come, First Served. Sign up online anytime at wildernessarchery.com or at the event if openings are available.
  • $50 per entry. Non-refundable after January 1st (unless a replacement is provided).
  •  All Championship Class Shooters will shoot a qualifying round Sunday Morning at 10:30.
    • Same 14 marked targets as the Amateur class. Same rules and scoring.
    •  There will be an alternating A/B line. 2 archers per target.
  • After the qualifying round, the top 7 archers will move on to the Finals at 2 pm.
  • Any ties will be broken with a 1 arrow shoot-off. Closest to center wins. Distance and target will be decided at the venue on the date of the event.
  • Pros are allowed to pay the $5 to practice the round Thursday – Saturday.
The Finals
  • Finals will be held at 2pm on Sunday. Top 7 of the Amateur Class & top 7 of the Championship Class. Same scoring applies as in qualifications.
  • Amateur Class will shoot 7 targets. Championship Class will shoot 14 targets.
  • Your qualifying score will be carried over to the Finals. Places 1-7 will be determined based on 21 scored arrows.
The Payouts
  • Amateur Class:
    •  Freestyle: 3 New Bows and $50 Wilderness Archery Gift Cards to the top 3 places.
    • Fixed Pins: 3 New Bows and $50 Wilderness Archery Gift Cards to the top 3 places.
    • Other prizes and Wilderness Archery gift cards will be paid out to 10th place per class.
    • High Score EACH DAY (Thur. - Sat.) per class will receive a $50 gift card to Wilderness Archery.
  • Championship Class:
    • Minimum of $3400 in cash payouts. 7 places Guaranteed.
Scoring
OPA style scoring. Called 14*, 12, 10, 8, 5 (14 and 12 rings will be colored). * To score a 14, the archer will be required to pull the 14 Card (provided to each archer by officials before shooting), and place it on the ground before the shot is made. This must be witnessed by an official. The 12 and 10 are no longer in play once this card is pulled.
 
More info through the Wilderness Archery Inc. website: http://www.wildernessarchery.com/