Archery

Overview

The West Michigan Archery Center (WMAC) is an archery education and practice center, focused on introducing people to the sport of archery, and on developing fundamental and advanced archery skills for archers in West Michigan and beyond. The event will take place at the West Michigan Archery Center in Rockford, Michigan. Archers will register and select a single day and time to shoot. Archers will shoot a total of 60 scoring arrows (three-arrow ends using JOAD target sizes for youth archers, and FITA targets for archers in the senior category or older). The event is not registered as a Star FITA event with USA Archery, so participants are not required to be USA Archery members. Aside from safety-related considerations, there is no specific dress code. See below for specific rules.

Snacks and lunch items will be available for purchase at the event.

Event Dates 

February 16-17, 2019

Location

West Michigan Archery Center
3500 Ten Mile Rd.
Rockford, Michigan 49341
Directions

Session Time

Saturday: 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Please arrive 45 minutes prior to shooting time. 

Tournament Director

Stephen Best
StateGames@wmarchery.org 

For more information, visit the West Michigan Archery Center website at http://wmarchery.org or email.

Registration

Categories

Archers must compete in one of the designated age categories as determined by U.S.A. Archery:

  • Yoeman (for archers who are currently 8 and under, or will turn 9 during the 2019 calendar year)

  • Bowman (archers will turn 10, 11, or 12 during the 2019 calendar year)

  • Cub (archers who will turn 13 or 14 during the 2019 calendar year)

  • Cadet (archers who will turn 15, 16, or 17 during the 2019 calendar year)

  • Junior (archers who will turn 18, 19, or 20 during the 2019 calendar year)

  • Senior

  • Master 50+

  • Master 60+

  • Master 70+

  • AR, AR1, AR2, and AR3 (various disabled categories)

JOAD archers will shoot targets per JOAD rules (including distance and target size). Senior and older archers will use the indoor FITA regulation targets.

shooting considerations/rules

This event will follow FITA rules for equipment, shooting process, and scoring. Equipment must meet FITA rules, with arrows having a diameter of 9.3mm or less. Aside from safety related concerns and no offensive language or imagines on clothing, there is no specific dress code.

Archers will be assigned a target, and will be grouped with others for group scoring, Archers should be familiar with tournament scoring. No sky-drawing. Non-archers (including parents) are not allowed down-range without specific permission from the Tournament Director. 

OPENING CEREMONY

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The Grand Rapids Griffins will be hosting “Meijer State Games of Michigan Athlete Night” on February 15th at 7:00 pm located at Van Andel Arena.

The first 300 athletes that purchase their “Athlete Night” tickets will get the opportunity to participate in the on-ice Athlete Parade during the first intermission! Additionally, the first 150 athletes will get the opportunity to high-five the Griffins starters inside High-Five Alley. The parade and High-Five Alley is open to all Winter and Summer athletes.

Tickets are priced at $13 for Upper Level Faceoff seats and only $19 for Lower Level Faceoff seating. Please click here to purchase your tickets today!

State games of America

This event is a qualifying event for the 2019 State Games of America. Any athlete who places 1st, 2nd, or 3rd has the opportunity to compete in the 2019 State Games of America hosted in Lynchburg, Virginia. Please visit the State Games of America website for more information

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