What teams can compete?
The Arizona Cup is a unique tournament holding an Open Team round as well as the National Team and Mixed National Team round. Any registered archer may compete in the Qualification round and the Individual Elimination Rounds. (There is usually a cut to the top 64 in each category and to the top 16 teams) (Note: only archers shooting Adult distances are eligible for Individual Open Elimination and Team Rounds)
Any registered archer (shooting Adult distances in the Qual Round) at the tournament can join an Open Team and compete in the Open Team Round. Open Teams can be collegiate teams, corporate teams, or any 3 same gender archers shooting the same bow type. No open mixed teams.
The National Team round is a competition for the designated archers representing their country. The FITA Member Association will designate those archers and only one team per category from each country. Team members must shoot Adult distances in the Qualification Round.
A National Mixed team is the country's designated top recurve man and woman or designated top compound man and woman from the qualification round. There are no open mixed teams.
My country is not sending a team, can I still compete?
Yes, this is an open tournament and you can register directly with the tournament.
What ROUNDS are offered?
Qualification Round for:
Junior Recurve Men (born in 1992 or later)
Junior Recurve Women (born in 1992 or later)
Junior Compound Men (born in 1992 or later)
Junior Compound Women (born in 1992 or later)
Cadet Compound Men (born in 1995 or later)
Cadet Compound Women (born in 1995 or later)
Qualification Round and Cadet Elimination Round Only
Cadet Recurve Men (born in 1995 or later)
Cadet Recurve Women (born in 1995 or later)
Open Team, National Team and National Mixed Team and Open Individual Elimination Rounds for:
Recurve Men (Junior Men will be combined with Recurve Adults for ranking)
Recurve Women (Junior Women will be combined with Recurve Adults for ranking)
Compound Men (Junior Men and Cadet Men will be combined with Compound Adults for ranking)
Compound Women (Junior Women and Cadet Women will be combined with Compound Adults for ranking)
Are there separate classes (age/gender)?
Men and Women shoot in different classes.
Recurve Qualification,Team Rounds, and Recurve Elimination Rounds will all be shot at 70m on the 122cm target face. All Qualification ends are 6 arrows.
Recurve Cadet Qualification and Recurve Cadet Elimination Rounds will all be shot at 60m on the 122cm target face. All Qualification ends are 6 arrows.
Compound Qualification,Team Rounds, and Compound Elimination Rounds will all be shot at 50m on the 6 ring - 80cm individual target face. (Scoring rings 5-10) All Qualification ends are 6 arrows.
Recurve Cadets will not be eligible for the Team or Recurve Adult Elimination Rounds as they did not qualify at the 70m distances. Cadets may shoot up to the Junior or Adult category, if they wish.
Are there equipment or dress code rules?
Yes, equipment and dress code must comply with USAA and FITA rules including footwear.
USAA Dress Code
FITA Rule Books
Is there day of tournament registration?
No, all archers must register and pay in advance to reserve a shooting spot. Space is limited to the capacity of the field.
How can I register?
Go to the Registration page more information.
More questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org