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2022 AAE Arizona Cup General Information 

Tournament Venue Location:
Ben Avery Shooting Facility – FITA Archery Event Range
37016 North Archery Dr, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Entry Fee:
Early Registration Fee through March 11th.........$190.00
Late Registration Fee effective March 12th..........$225.00
Champions Purse Fee*............................................$115.00

USA Coach Credentials are available for prepurchase on the USA Archery website. Coach credentials will NOT be available for purchase on site. Please make sure you order them in advance. Questions? Please contact:  events@usarchery.org

Also Available for Purchase:
Open Practice (3/31/2022).....$15.00 per athlete
Merchandise is available for pre-purchase during registration.
Premium seating will be available for 2022 and available during registration.
*Archers shooting in the Senior Recurve, Compound or Barebow categories are eligible to participate in the Champions Purse.

U.S. Team Trials:
World University Games - U.S. Team Trials Registration - CLICK HERE

World Games - U.S. Team Trials for Compound and Para Compound will be combined with the 2022 AAE Arizona Cup USAT event. No separate registration is required.

The World Games Trials event for Para Compound and Compound will be announced following the AZ Cup per the following selection criteria.

USA Archery will select the Compound team based off the USA Archery Compound Senior NRS following the 2022 Arizona Cup USAT event with the following exceptions: compound NRS calculation will exclude all international event bonus points.

USA Archery will select the Para Compound Open team based off of the USA Archery Para Compound Open NRS following the 2022 Arizona Cup USAT event.

USA Archery Membership: All USA participants must be a current member of USA Archery. NFAA members may be allowed per USA Archery temporary membership policy. See USA Archery website for additional membership information and additional steps to qualify. Please check to see if your membership expires prior to the tournament and renew prior to the tournament. At tournament check-in, please have your current membership card available if needed. 

Non-USA Membership: Must be a current member of another World Archery member association. Your World Archery member association must be in good financial standing with World Archery before you will be allowed to compete.

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Competition Rules & Format:

World Archery Rules

USA Archery Fixed Pins

USA Archery Dress Code

National Ranking System

AGE CATEGORIES

  • U18 (Cadets) – through the calendar year of your 17th birthday.

  • U21 (Juniors) – through the calendar year of their 20th birthday.

  • Seniors – participants may compete as a senior at any age they wish.
    Para Division offered in Recurve and Compound for Senior age class.

  • 50+ (Masters) – participants may compete as a master when the competition takes place in the year of their 50th birthday and thereafter.

BOW TYPES

  • Recurve

  • Barebow
  • Compound

  • Fixed Pins

TARGET FACES

  • Recurve & Barebow – 122cm target face

  • Compound & Fixed Pins – 80cm target face (6-ring)

DISTANCES

  • All Compound, Fixed Pins & Barebow Archers – 50 meters

  • Recurve Cadet & Masters – 60 meters

  • Recurve Junior & Senior – 70 meters

QUALIFICATION ROUND

  • 72 arrows total

  • 6 Arrow Ends

  • 4 minutes per end

ELIMINATION ROUNDS

  • The top 64 archers in each division will qualify for the Olympic Round match-play.

  • Archers shoot 3 arrows per end.

  • 2 minutes per end

  • Recurve & Barebow – first to 6 set points wins.

  • Compound & Fixed Pins – 5 ends. Archer with the highest cumulative score wins the match.

Separate brackets for: (Archers ranked by their qualification round score.)

  • Cadet Male Compound

  • Cadet Female Compound

  • Cadet Male Fixed Pins

  • Cadet Female Fixed Pins

  • Cadet Male Recurve

  • Cadet Female Recurve

  • Cadet Male Barebow
  • Cadet Female Barebow
  • Junior Male Compound

  • Junior Female Compound

  • Junior Male Fixed Pins

  • Junior Female Fixed Pins

  • Junior Male Recurve

  • Junior Female Recurve

  • Junior Male Barebow
  • Junior Female Barebow
  • Senior Male Compound

  • Senior Female Compound

  • Senior Male Recurve

  • Senior Female Recurve

  • Senior Male Barebow
  • Senior Female Barebow
  • Masters Male Compound

  • Masters Female Compound

  • Masters Male Recurve

  • Masters Female Recurve

  • Masters Male Barebow
  • Masters Female Barebow

IMPORTANT DATES: The AAE Arizona Cup will be open until space is filled. Please register early to secure a spot at this event. 

  • Open Individuals: Individual registration should be open by January 6th, 2022. All individual registration will be done online. Space is limited to the field capacity and will close when full, so register as soon as possible. There is no on-site registration. Payment must be received at time of registration to reserve a shooting position. If venue does reach capacity, a wait list in order received will be maintained.
  • Registration Deadline: Registrations will be taken until 11:59 PM on Friday, March 18th. If the field reaches capacity before this date, a wait list will be maintained.
  • Cancellations: Refunds will be processed through March 11, 2022 with a 15% fee withheld. Email notification of cancellation is acceptable. No refunds after March 25th, 2022. (Exceptions will be considered for those divisions that have a waitlist and a spot is able to be filled.)

Waiver: All archers and officials must sign a liability and photo waiver and agree to codes and pledges prior to participating in tournament activities. Archers under 18 years of age must also have a parent or legal guardian sign the waiver. Please review the TERMS & CONDITIONS required for the registration process.

USAT & Junior/Cadet/Master USAT Qualifier: USA Archery has selected the 2022 AAE Arizona Cup as a USAT Qualifier.

Requirements and ranking information may be found at https://www.usarchery.org/high-performance/united-states-archery-team

Schedule: Schedule and format is subject to change due to weather delays, unforeseen conditions and final registration. The competition may extend up to sunset on Sunday April 3, 2022 for Senior/Master Eliminations. If the tournament is stopped before completion, then the current archer standings at that time may be considered final. Please make sure to plan all travel arrangements accordingly.

Thursday, March 31

  • Unofficial Practice 10:00AM-4:00PM  $15 per archer

Friday, April 1

  • 8:00-10:30AM - Official Practice
    All Cadet & Junior Divisions and Equipment Inspection
  • 10:45AM - Qualification
    All Cadet & Junior Divisions with 3 ends of practice
  • 3:15-5:30PM - Official Practice
    All Senior & Master Divisions and Equipment Inspection

Saturday, April 2

  • 8:00AM - Qualifications
    All Senior & Master Divisions with 3 ends of practice
  • 1:00PM - Eliminations
    All Junior & Cadet Divisions with 2 ends of practice

Sunday, April 3

  • 8:00AM - Eliminations
    All Senior* & Master Divisions with 2 ends of practice.
    *Through medal matches except for Senior Recurve/Compound Age Classes
  • 2:00-3:00PM- LIVE Gold Medal Matches
    Senior Recurve Men & Women
    Senior Compound Men & Women

 

Prize Money Payouts:

Senior Compound & Recurve

1st    1700
2nd    850
3rd    450

Master Compound & Recurve

1st    600
2nd   400
3rd    250

 

 

 

2022 Tournament Details - COVID-19:
The following protocols are in effect as of 12/29/2021 per the Ben Avery Shooting Facility & Game & Fish Department. Please make sure you read and understand prior to registration.

1. All attendees are required to wear a face covering when entering any public building or restroom.

2. A face covering is required if you are unable to maintain physical distancing of 6 feet or more.

 

No masks are required while shooting and there will be 4 archers shooting per bale.

BEFORE QUALIFICATION, YOU MUST HAVE:

Checked in at the main administration area and received your athlete packet - US archers must have their current USA Archery membership card available if requested.

Equipment must be checked at the Judge's Equipment Check area.

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