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When at the archery range there are a few rules of etiquette that must always be followed. The rules of archery etiquette are based on safety, courtesy, and good sportsmanship. Below is a list of a few ...
Always remain behind the waiting line until your hear the appropriate signal. You should be prepared to step up to the line with your bow, arm guard, chest protector, finger tab, and finger sling.
In an effort to be more inclusive and to eliminate potential issues in welcoming new archers to USA Archery events, the USA Archery Board of Directors passed a revision to the current dress code. The revised dress code addresses the desired outcome and dictates less regarding specific colors allowed during competition. The general feel was to be sure our athletes presented themselves and the sport in a professional manner without dictating the specifics.
The new dress code is effective Monday, May 31, 2010.
USAA Dress Code:
USA Archery (USAA)
(USA Archery) is the governing body within the United States and is affiliated with the World Archery Federation (WA).
The athletes that represent the US in the Olympics and other world events are members of USA Archery.
Minnehaha Archers, Inc., is an affiliate of USA Archery and recommends participants to hold a "USA Archery" membership status to shoot in our programs, minimally to hold a "USA Archery Recreational Archer" membership status.
USA Archery Membership Benefits
The Recreational membership of USA Archery is $15 annually and can be upgraded, if desired, to Full youth or adult. There are many membership benefits, including:
- recreational camps, newsletter, insurance
As you increase to USA Archery Full membership status, you also gain:
- mail-in tournaments, participation in State, Regional, and National tournaments, achievement ranking and pins for JOAD and AAP
The cost for a full membership is $35 for Youth, and $50 for Adults. You may visit the USA Archery Membership Benefits page for more options. If you are already a Recreational member, then you may deduct the $15 cost of the Recreational membership when you upgrade.
See USA Archery page for more information and how to register.