2023 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 24th.........$190.00
Late Registration Fee effective March 25th..........$190.00
Champions Purse Fee*............................................$115.00

USA Coach Credentials are available for pre-purchase 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:

Also Available for Purchase:
Open Practice (4/13/2023).....$15.00 per athlete
Merchandise is available for pre-purchase during registration.
Premium seating will be available for 2023 and available during registration.
*Archers shooting in the Senior Recurve, Compound or Barebow categories are eligible to participate in the Champions Purse.

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.


Competition Rules & Format:

World Archery Rules

USA Archery Fixed Pins

USA Archery Dress Code

National Ranking System


  • 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.


  • Recurve

  • Barebow
  • Compound

  • Fixed Pins


  • Recurve & Barebow – 122cm target face

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


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

  • Recurve Cadet & Masters – 60 meters

  • Recurve Junior & Senior – 70 meters


  • 72 arrows total

  • 6 Arrow Ends

  • 4 minutes per end


  • 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.)

    • Compound Cadet Men
    • Compound Cadet Women
    • Fixed Pins Cadet Men
    • Fixed Pins Cadet Women
    • Recurve Cadet Men
    • Recurve Cadet Women
    • Barebow Cadet Men
    • Barebow Cadet Women
    • Compound Junior Men
    • Compound Junior Women
    • Fixed Pins Junior Men
    • Fixed Pins Junior Women
    • Recurve Junior Men
    • Recurve Junior Women
    • Barebow Junior Men
    • Barebow Junior Women
    • Compound Senior Men
    • Compound Senior Women
    • Recurve Senior Men
    • Recurve Senior Women
    • Barebow Senior Men
    • Barebow Senior Women
    • Compound Masters Men
    • Compound Masters Women
    • Recurve Masters Men
    • Recurve Masters Women
    • Barebow Masters Men
    • Barebow Masters Women
  • Separated by Division for Qualification Rounds, Combined with able-bodied for Eliminations 
    • Recurve Open (Para) Senior Men
    • Recurve Open (Para) Senior Women
    • Compound Open (Para) Senior Men
    • Compound Open (Para) Senior Women
    • W1 (Para) Men/Women

 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 on or around January 3rd, 2023 12:00 PM. 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 the time of registration to reserve a shooting position. If the venue does reach capacity, a wait list in the order received will be maintained.
  • Registration Deadline: Registrations will be taken until 11:59 PM on Friday, March 31st. If the field reaches capacity before this date, a waitlist will be maintained.
  • Cancellations: Refunds will be processed through March 24, 2023 with a 15% fee withheld. Email notification of cancellation is acceptable. No refunds after March 31, 2023. (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 2023 AAE Arizona Cup as a USAT Qualifier.

Requirements and ranking information may be found at

Schedule: Schedule and format is subject to change due to weather delays, unforeseen conditions, final registration, etc. The competition may extend up to sunset on Sunday April 16, 2023. 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.

12/8/2022 - Message from USA Archery

2/17/2023 - Announcement from USA Archery

Tuesday, April 11

  • WAYC Trials Practice 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Wednesday, April 12

  • World Archery Youth Championship Trials
    7:00 AM - Equipment Inspection
    8:00 AM - 72-arrow Qualification Round w/ 3 practice ends
                   - Cut to the top 8
    Lunch Break
    PM After Lunch -
    7 Round Robin matches to determine the team with 2 ends of practice. A short break after the 4th match. Team Meeting following the announcement of team members.

Thursday, April 13

  • Unofficial Practice 10:00 AM-4:00 PM  $15 per archer
    Equipment inspection and check-in will be available.

Friday, April 14

  • 7:00 AM - Equipment Inspection
  • 8:00 AM – Qualification on Main Field ONLY
    Senior and 50+ Recurve Divisions with 3 ends of practice
  • 12:30 PM - Equipment Inspection
  • 1:30 PM - Qualification on Main Field ONLY
    Senior and 50+ Compound & Barebow Divisions with 3 ends of practice
  • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM - Open Practice
    U18 & U21 Divisions ONLY on the east field
    Equipment inspection & check-in will be available

Saturday, April 15

  • 8:00 AM – Eliminations
    Senior & 50+ Divisions with 2 ends of practice on both fields
    *Through all medal matches.
  • 12:30 PM - Equipment Inspection
  • 1:30 PM – Qualifications
    U21 and U18 Divisions with 3 ends of practice on both fields

Sunday, April 16

  • 8:00AM – Eliminations
    U21 and U18 Divisions with 2 ends of practice*.
    *Through gold medal matches except for U21 Compound and Recurve
  • 2:00-3:00 PM- LIVE Gold Medal Matches
    U21 Recurve Men & Women, U21 Compound Men & Women – Final order TBA


Prize Money Payouts:

Senior Compound & Recurve

1st    1700
2nd    850
3rd    450

Master Compound & Recurve

1st    600
2nd   400
3rd    250





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.

Ready to sign up?

Click on the button to the right to register today!


Lodging Information

We have provided our host hotel with a discounted nightly rate booking link and compiled a list of conveniently located hotels and lodging within proximity of the venue.

Click here to view

From Airport to Tournament Venue

Coming from the airport to the range? We have made it even easier by providing these conveniently compiled map and directions...

Click here to view

Aerial Map Ben Avery Shooting Facility

If you haven't been here, you're going to dig this venue. This aerial view of the competition grounds is like having your own satellite on tap...

Click here to view