Indoor Bowhunter Round Rules
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- Shall consist of 32 arrows; shot as 1 game, at a distance of 20 yards. Each game shall consist of 32 ends of 1 arrow per end. Note: Each animal will be shot 8 times
- Cubs (under 12) will shoot at a distance of 10 yards.
- The targets will be the following Maple Leaf Novelty Animals.
- B&W Coyote RA-01
- B&W Raccoon RA-02
- B&W Javalina RA-03
- B&W Goose RA-05
- A set of targets consists of four unique animals placed in a row.
- There will be an upper and lower row of animals.
- Upper and lower animals must be the same. Example: fox over fox.
- If a club utilizes/designates more than one set of four upper and lower targets, each set must have the animals in the same sequence.
- If a clock is available, the shooting time will be one minute. If not, archers will have one let down.
- Each archer will begin in a lane and shoot the entire round in one set or four lanes.
- The lower target must be shot first.
- One arrow will be shot per end.
- After the upper target is shot (second line), Arrows will be scored, and pulled.
- Each archer will then move one lane to the right within his/her set. Example: animal 1 to animal 2, animal 2 to animal 3, animal 3 to animal 4 and animal 4 to animal 1.
- Four times through the above sequence (16 arrows) constitutes half of a round.
- After one half of the round, archers will return to the lane in which they began and shoot the row (upper/lower) they have not shot for the second half.
- Practice shall consist of one arrow shot at each animal.
- Each animal will be scored: X(10), 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, M(0).
- Any arrow outside of the body line of the animal is scored as a M(0).
- An arrow shaft need only touch the line (including body line) to be counted in the area of the next higher value.
- Any arrow shot at the wrong target will be scored M(0).
This link is for a sample of the scoring card.