State Games of Michigan - Indoor Target Archery
The West Michigan Archery Center will host the indoor archery event for the third annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games. The event will take place at the West Michigan Archery Center in Rockford, Michigan, with archers selecting a single day and time to shoot, and the awards ceremony will be Sunday, Feb. 19.
Friday, February 17, Saturday, February 18, or Sunday, February 19.
9:00am and 1:00pm shooting lines on both Saturday and Sunday, and a 5pm shooting line on Friday. Registered archers should arrive at least 45 minutes prior to their shooting line. This is to ensure time for check-in, equipment checks, and lane assignments.
Walk-in registration is available on Friday night (5pm shooting line); Saturday morning (9am shooting line), or Sunday morning (9am shooting line). Afternoon shooting lines on Saturday and Sunday are FULL!
West Michigan Archery Center, 3500 Ten Mile Rd., Rockford Michigan (turn south at the light on Ten Mile and Wolven toward the Sports Complex, and take the drive on the first left to the center).
Registration and Fees
$15 for youth archers (Yoeman through Junior categories) with advanced registration ($12 event fee plus $3 processing fee)
$18 for all other archers ($15 event fee plus $3 processing fee)
Walk-in registration is $20 for youth archers, and $25 for other archers.
Register online HERE (through Feb. 15)
Rules and Shooting divisions:
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. Aside from safety-related considerations, there is no specific dress code. Equipment must meet FITA rules, with arrows having a diameter of 9.3mm or less.
Archers may register to shoot either barebow, recurve, compound, compound w/fingers, or bowhunter.
For all other rule considerations, check with the tournament director.
Archers must complete 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 2016 calendar year)
- Bowman (archers will turn 10, 11, or 12 during the 2017 calendar year)
- Cub (archers who will turn 13 or 14 during the 2017 calendar year)
- Cadet (archers who will turn 15, 16, or 17 during the 2017 calendar year)
- Junior (archers who will turn 18, 19, or 20 during the 2017 calendar year)
- 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.