3D Classes

Here’s a quick summary of the classes for the shoot.  For the full set of rules, head to the “Rules” page

Open Class (MOC, FOC)

Compound bow with moveable sight, scope, laser sight or fixed pin. Any type of release aid, glove, finger tab or bare fingers may be used.

 

  • Release: Mechanical or fingers
  • Stabilizers: No length restriction on stabilizers & v-bars.
  • Overdraw: Legal
  • (Men) Open: Course must be shot from the ORANGE stake.
  • (Women) Open: Course must be shot from the YELLOW stake.

HUNTER CLASS (MHC, FHC)

Compound bow with moveable sight or fixed pin. Sights that utilize any lens, laser or magnification are not allowed in any class other than open. 

 

  • Release: Mechanical or fingers
  • Stabilizers: Maximum stabilizer length of 12”.  Stabilizer(s) must fall inside a 12″ radius from attachment point on face of bow.
  • Overdraw: Legal
  • (Men) MHC: Course must be shot from the YELLOW stake.
  • (Women) FHC: Course must be shot from the WHITE stake.

traditional open (mto, fto)

Traditional longbow or recurve. Arrow shaft material made of shooter’s choice, shot with fingers directly contacting the bowstring using a glove, finger tab, or bare fingers. Archers may use up to two (2) nock locating devices, but they must use the same nocking point and anchor point for each shot and the index finger must contact the string in the same place for each shot. The index finger must touch the nock of the arrow. Face and/or string walking are not permitted. No sighting device of any kind may be used. There shall be no markings on the bow or bowstring (intentional or accidental) that could be construed as sighting marks. No type of draw check will be allowed. Shot off knuckles, shelf or stick on rest with no berger button. No sights, stabilizer, mechanical devices, wrist or finger sling, etc.

 

  • Release: Fingers directly contacting the bowstring using a glove, finger tab, or bare fingers
  • Stabilizers: Not allowed in Traditional Open
  • Overdraw: Not allowed in Traditional Open
  • Sights: Not allowed in Traditional Open
  • (Men) MTO: Course must be shot from the WHITE stake.
  • (Women) FTO: Course must be shot from the BLUE stake.

Youth (yth – ages 13-17 years old)

A compound, recurve, or longbow with or without a sight.

 

  •  Course must be shot from the WHITE stake
  • No registration fee for Youth participants
  • Must be accompanied by an adult and under direct supervision at all times

CUB (Cub- ages 9-12 years old)

A compound, recurve, or longbow with or without a sight.

 

  • Course must be shot from the BLUE stake
  • No registration fee for Cub participants
  • Must be accompanied by an adult and under direct supervision at all times

CUB (CUB – ages 8 and Under)

A compound, recurve, or longbow with or without a sight.

 

  • Course must be shot from the GREEN stake
  • No registration fee for Cub participants
  • Must be accompanied by an adult and under direct supervision at all times