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2024 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 14, 2024.......$200.00
Late Registration Fee effective March 15, 2024..........$230.00
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:  [email protected]

Also Available for Purchase:
Merchandise ,premium seating, and raffle tickets will be available for 2024 and available through a separate registration HERE.
*Archers shooting in the Senior Recurve, Compound, or Barebow categories can participate in the Champions Purse.

USA Archery Membership: All USA participants must be a current member of USA Archery.  Please check to see if your membership expires before 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 – through the calendar year of your 17th birthday.

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

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

  • 50+ – participants may compete as a 50+ 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 U18 & 50+ – 60 meters

  • Recurve U21 & 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.)

    • Compound U18 Men
    • Compound U18 Women
    • Fixed Pins U18 Men
    • Fixed Pins U18 Women
    • Recurve U18 Men
    • Recurve U18 Women
    • Barebow U18 Men
    • Barebow U18 Women
    • Compound U21 Men
    • Compound U21 Women
    • Fixed Pins U21 Men
    • Fixed Pins U21 Women
    • Recurve U21 Men
    • Recurve U21 Women
    • Barebow U21 Men
    • Barebow U21 Women
    • Compound Senior Men
    • Compound Senior Women
    • Recurve Senior Men
    • Recurve Senior Women
    • Barebow Senior Men
    • Barebow Senior Women
    • Compound 50+ Men
    • Compound 50+ Women
    • Recurve 50+ Men
    • Recurve 50+ Women
    • Barebow 50+ Men
    • Barebow 50+ 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 will open on or before January 1st, 2024 12:00 PM. All individual registrations 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 during registration to reserve a shooting position. If the venue does reach capacity, a waitlist in the order received will be maintained.
  • Registration Deadline: Registrations will be taken until 11:59 PM on March 21st, 2024. A waitlist will be maintained if the field reaches capacity before this date.
  • Cancellations: Refunds will be processed through March 21st, 2024 with a 15% fee withheld. Email notification of cancellation is acceptable. No refunds after March 22nd, 2024.

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 2024 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, final registration, etc. The competition may extend up to sunset on Sunday April 7, 2024. 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.

*Schedule details will be available soon. See below for a general idea of schedule format by age category.

Tuesday, April 2

  • Olympic Trials Qualification Event - Stage 3
    • AM - 72 Arrow Round #3
    • PM - 8 Round Robin Matches

Wednesday, April 3

  • Olympic Trials Qualification Event - Stage 3
    • AM - 7 Round Robin Matches
      Cut to Top 8
    • PM - Team Round Simulation

Thursday, April 4

  • AM – Sr/Para Official Practice
    MID – Sr/Para Qualification Round
    PM – 50+ Official Practice

Friday, April 5

  • AM – Sr/Para Elimination Round w/ Finals to follow (Livestreamed)
    PM – 50+ Qualification Round
    U21/U18 Practice (East field & Partial Main Field, if available)

Saturday, April 6

  • AM – 50+ Elimination Round
    U21/U18 Practice (East field & Partial Main Field, if available)
    PM – U21/U18 Qualification Round

Sunday, April 7

  • AM – U21/U18 Elimination Round
    PM – U21 Gold Medal (at Finals venue – not livestreamed)


Practice Hours on East Field
(Available first come, first serve - no fee.)
4/2 & 4/3 - 07:00-15:00

Prize Money Payouts:

Senior Compound & Recurve

1st    1700
2nd    850
3rd    450

Senior Barebow

1st    600
2nd   400
3rd    250

50+ Compound & Recurve

1st    600
2nd   400
3rd    250

 

 

 

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.

Ready to sign up?

Click on the button to the right to register today!

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