Archer image

Rules and Classes

The equipmet rules and classes in effect for any particular shoot will be those of the sanctioning body for the Shoot. IBO rules for any IBO shoot including the WV Triple Crown and the ASA rules can be found by following the links below.

IBO Rules

ASA Rules

At any Huntington Archery Club shoot not sanctioned by another organization, the HAC Shooting classes will be in effect.

HAC Shooting Classes

1. Men’s Open - No restrictions, shoots from Blue flag.

2. Women’s Open - No restrictions, shoots from the Green flag.

3. Bow-Hunter Men and Women - Fixed pins, release aids, Any stabilizer and V bars allowed. Pins are not to be moved after the start of the shoot, no scopes or lenses, short vanes allowed. Shoots from the Yellow flag.

4. Senior Bow-Hunter 50+ Men and Women - A sight shall have fixed pins. Archers may use a lens with no restrictions on magnification. Any release aid, any stabilizer and V bars allowed. Pins are not to be moved after the start of the shoot. Short vanes allowed. Shoots from the Yellow flag.

5. P&F Bow-Hunter Men's and Women's - same as Bow-Hunter above but no release aids. Shoots from the Yellow flag.

6. Bare-bow Men's and Women's - No sights or sight reference marks, a rest and a plunger are all that may reside in the sight window, must be shot with a glove, tab, or bare fingers. No clickers, kissers, and only one nocking point. Shoots from the Yellow flag.

7. Traditional Men's and Women's - Recurve, longbow, or self bow. No sights or sight reference marks, no clickers, and must be shot with bare fingers, gloves, or tabs. No restrictions on arrow material. No string walking or multiple anchor points. Shoots from White flag.

8. Senior 50-59 Men's and Women's - No restrictions, shoots from Green flag.

9. Super Senior 60+ Men's and Women's - No restrictions, shoots from Green flag.

10. Youth 13-17 Men's and Women's - No restrictions, shoots from Yellow flag.

11. Men's Known 50 - Open class with known yardage. Shoots from the Blue Flag

12. Women's Known 45 - Open class with known yardage. Shoots from the Green Flag

13. Cubs - Male and Female 12 and under, no restrictions on equipment, Non-Competition shoots from any where they feel comfortable. In competition they shoot from the white flag.

14. Deer Hunter Class - No restrictions on equipment and shots can be taken from any flag the shooter feels comfortable with. Range finders can be used but yardage cannot be discussed with other shooters in mixed class groups. Payout will be randomly drawn from the class with the 50% payout scale used in all other classes. (This class is meant to help provide the Hunter with a way to practice his or her own style of hunting and not feel restricted to conform to someone else’s class, Please let us know what you think)

Yardage and flag settings are approximate:

Blue Flag - 50 yards

Green Flag - 45 yards

Yellow Flag - 35 yards

White Flag - 25 yards

Updated 9/24/2019