Sandune Archery Club

Quick Reference
GUEST: All participants that are not members of the SCAA/NFAA make up this class without regard to equipment used. Shoot what you bring.
Freestyle Championship: Shoot what you bring. Class for shooters that are nationally certified as Pro.
Freestyle: Shoot what you bring.
Freestyle Limited: Shoot what you bring. Release aids limited to gloves, tabs and fingers.
Freestyle Bowhunter: Fixed pin sight with a max of 5 pins, 12" stabilizer max, no magnification.
Freestyle Limited Bowhunter: Fixed pin sight with a max of 5 pins, 12" stabilizer max, no magnification. Release aids shall be limited to gloves, tabs and fingers.
Hunter Unlimited *: Any sight; no magnification; any stabilizer. SCAA recognized only.
Barebow: Fingers; one anchor point; no sights.
Novice Bowhunter*: Rear moveable or Fixed sight; no magnification; 12" total length of stabilizers including weights and quick disconnects. SCAA recognized only.
Freestyle Limited Recurve: Recurve or longbow; Any sights; no magnification; no peep; Release aids shall be limited to gloves, tabs and fingers.
Traditional: Recurve or longbow; fingers and one anchor point only; no device of any kind, including arrow rest, that can be used for sighting to be attached to bow; no clicker or drawchecks; no string sighting aids or levels are allowed. Stabilizer cannot exceed 12 inches.
Longbow: Same as Traditional, Longbow, wooden arrows, no stabilizers.
NASP: Must shoot current approved NASP equipment. SCAA recognized only.

Full NFAA specifications
Barebow: 1. Archers shooting Barebow style will use bow, arrows, strings, and accessories free from any sights, marks or blemishes that may be used as a sighting aid.
    1.1 String will be one consistent color of the archer's choice. The center serving on the string will be served with one layer of any material suitable to use., but material will be of one consistent size and one consistent color
2. An adjustable arrow plate may be used provided it does not extend more than 1/4" above the arrow.
3. The use of stabilizers shall be permitted. The rear stabilizer shall not touch any part of the body.
4. One consistent nocking point only is permitted and may be held by one or two nock locators, which shall be snap on type, shrink tubing, thread or dental floss, tied or served on the serving. Nocking point locators shall not extend more than one half inch (1/2") above or below the arrow nock when at full draw.
5. Only one non-adjustable draw check and level mounted on the bow, neither of which may extend above the arrow and a mechanical type arrow rest and cushion plunger are permitted.
6. Only gloves, tabs, or fingers shall be permitted, except in the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
7. All arrows shall be identical in length, weight, diameter and fletching, with allowance for wear and tear. Powder on the arrow points shall be permitted as a visual aid.
8. The ends or edges or laminated pieces appearing on the inside of the upper limb shall be considered a sighting mechanism.
9. No device of any type, including arrow rest, that may be used for sighting, may be used or attached to the archer's equipment.
10. The pylon (string clearance bar) will be allowed in this style if it is not located in the sight window.
11. Any part of the arrow rest extending more than 1/4 inch above the arrow is deemed illegal in the Barebow style.
Freestyle: 1. Any type of sight and its written memorandum may be used.
2. Any release aid may be used provided it is hand operated and supports the draw weight of the bow and is not attached to the bow other than the bowstring. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers or release aids.
3. The rear stabilizer shall not touch any part of the body.
Freestyle Limited: 1. Any type of sight and its written memorandum may be used.
2. Release aids shall be limited to gloves, tabs and fingers. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
3. The rear stabilizer shall not touch any part of the body.
Freestyle Bowhunter: 1. A maximum of (5) five fixed reference points: Points of attachment shall not be considered reference points. A line running vertically from its top attachment in the pin guard to its bottom attachment in the pin guard would be legal. Sighting reference points, string peep (with or without a lens) and/or kisser button may not be moved during a round. Scopes, clickers and draw checks are not allowed. A round or oval housing around the points of reference is not considered a scope as long as no lens is used. No additional pin guard may be used. A sight pin consisting of a housing with a hole through it, that does not contain a fixed reference point within the hole, is not allowed.
2. Release aids will be permitted. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers or release aids.
3. A pinguard mounted on the sight, and a level mounted anywhere will be legal in this style of shooting, provided that there are no additional marks or blemishes on either of these items that could be used for sighting.
4. A string of suitable material with a center serving and end servings of the same or different color than the string may be used. One consistent nocking point only is permitted. Nocking point locators shall not extend more than 1/2 inch above or below the arrow nock when at full draw. Brush buttons and string silencers properly attached will be legal.
5. One anchor point only is permitted.
6. All arrows shall be identical in size, length, weight, and fletching with allowances for wear and tear.
7. Brush buttons, string silencer, positioned no closer than midway between the nocking point and where the string touches the wheel/cam, and bow quiver installed on the opposite side of the sight window, with no part of the quiver or attachments visible in the sight window are legal. One straight stabilizer, coupling device included if used, which cannot exceed 12 inches at any time, as measured from the back of the bow, V-bar, counterbalance and string dampeners may be used.
8. An archer will not be permitted to change the draw weight of the bow during a round.
9. During a round no adjustments may be made to the bow and its related equipment unless equipment failure is recognized.
Freestyle Limited Bowhunter: 1. Same as Freestyle Bowhunter except for these restrictions:
    1.1 Release aids shall be limited to gloves, tabs and fingers. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
    1.2 An archer must draw and anchor the bowstring with the index finger touching the nock throughout the draw and release of the arrow. When the index finger is placed above the nock, the middle finger is placed below the nock, the third finger, if used, must touch the middle finger; or the index finger must touch the bottom of the nock with the middle finger touching the index finger, and the third finger, if used, touching the middle finger. Finger position may not be changed during competition. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
Traditional: 1. This style of shooting is for those who wish to compete with the Recurve or Longbow.
2. No device of any kind, including arrow rest, that can be used for sighting will be used or attached to the archers' equipment.
3. There shall be no device, mechanical or otherwise, in the sight window except the arrow rest, arrow plate or plunger button.
4. No part of the rest or arrow plate may extend more than 1/4 inch above the arrow.
5. No clickers, drawchecks or levels will be allowed. No laminations, marks or blemishes on the face of the bow or in the sight window will be legal.
6. The string may be of any color but must have a single color center serving. One single nocking point is permitted. One or two nock locators may be used. Brush buttons and string silencers, properly placed may be used. Any other marks or string attachments will be illegal.
7. One anchor point only is permitted.
8. The archer shall touch the arrow when nocked and drawing the arrow with the index finger against the nock. Finger position may not be changed during competition. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
9. Gloves, tabs or fingers shall be the only legal releases. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
10. All arrows shall be identical in length, weight, diameter and fletching with allowance for wear and tear.
11. One straight stabilizer, coupling device included, if used, which cannot exceed 12 inches at any time as measured from the back of the bow.
12. No written memorandum will be allowed.
13. Bow Slings are permissible.
14. During a round no adjustments may be made to the bow and/or its related equipment unless equipment failure is recognized.
15. For all tournaments below the Sectional level, all traditional archers may shoot at Youth distances.
Freestyle Limited Recurve: 1. Any type of sight and its written memorandum may be used, providing the sighting mechanism has no magnification. Levels, string peep sights, marks, ties or string attachments to the string and electronic devices are not allowed. A kisser button may be used.
2. Release aids shall be limited to gloves, tabs and fingers. In the case of physical disability of the arms or hands, a chew strap may be used in place of fingers.
3. This style is limited to use of recurve bow or longbow.
Longbow: 1. Same as Traditional except as follows:
2. No stabilizers allowed.
3. A one, two or three piece straight ended bow of any material. When the bow is braced, the string must not touch the limbs between the notches on the limb.
4. The belly must be free of any marks or blemishes that can be used as sighting aids.
5. The bow may contain a window and an arrow shelf. No mechanical rests may be used.
6. Only one nocking point is allowed on the string which may be marked by one or two nocking point locators.
7. Nocks may be of any material and weight of pile.
8. One consistent anchor point must be used.
9. Participation in this style requires wooden arrows.
NASP Division 1. This division is for students enrolled in the National Archery in the Schools Program.
2. All archers in this division will compete using NASP equipment.
    2.1 All bows to be Genesis Compounds.
    2.2 All arrows to be full length, aluminum.
    2.3 No Sights allowed (no special marks on riser or string).
    2.4 No Release aids.
3. The NASP Standard Indoor round consists of five ends of three arrows shot at two distances. Ten meters and fifteen meters, at the 80 cm multi color target face, scoring 10, 9, 8, etc. Total possible score 300.