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Archery 2020

Archery Sport Commissioners

John and Polly Loades

Saturday, June 13, 2020 – Modified Flint Round
Sunday, June 14, 2020 – Field / Hunter Round

Modified Flint Round Time:
8:00 am ~ Mandatory Check In
9:00 am ~ Shoot Begins


Field/Hunter Time:
8:00 am ~ Mandatory Check In
9:00 am ~ Shoot Begins

(both events subject to change and dependent on weather)


Lake Sonoma Archery Range
Nestled in the beautiful hills of Sonoma County with a view of Lake Sonoma, the Lake Sonoma Archery Course offers a challenging field/hunter course of 14 targets and a target field of up to 60′.




A one-time registration fee of $45 and a $5 per category (field/hunter and/or target)

Archers may compete in one of the following divisions and categories in each format(Field/Hunter and Target).

Divisions include beginner, intermediate, advanced and pro levels within gender and ages 50-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, etc.


Categories include stick bow, recurve bow and compound bow

You must provide your own equipment including arrows (wood arrows are not allowed for compound bows).


Modified Flint Format/Rules:
Competition for the modified outdoor flint round will consist of 56 arrows shot as follows: 4 arrows at 25 yards; 4 arrows at 30 yards; 4 arrows at 15 yards; 4 arrows at 20 yards; 4 arrows at 10 yards;and 1 arrow each at 30,25,20 and 15 yards.


Field/Hunter Course Format/Rules:
This tournament shall be conducted in accordance with the rules of the National Field Archery Association.
Archers must provide their own bows and target arrows.
A basic round is 28 targets.
4 arrows are shot at each target.
The scoring is 5-4-3.
Dividing lines are part of the higher scoring. The arrow shaft must only touch the color or dividing line between scoring zones to score the higher value.
“X” ring hits will be kept on the scorecard by all competitors and used as a tie-breaker.
High cumulative score wins.
The terrain is rugged and hilly, good physical condition is recommended as well as a hat and boots.
Archers must complete events to win a medal and medals are awarded to top three in each category and division.


Course Rules & Scoring

We reserve the right to change the tournament format for any age division based on entry numbers, space restrictions and other circumstances.
Any modifications will be clearly posted prior to the day of the event at the Lake Sonoma Archery Range.

Medals will be awarded based on gender and age divisions 50-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, etc.


New to the sport?

Polly and John love nothing more than to bring in new people to the sport they love. If you are new to archery or it has been awhile since you participated, email them at pollyjohn52@gmail.com