Clasification and Claims procedures

Submittal of Records, Qualification Scores and Awards

Any archer who wishes to submit a record, award or qualification needs to submit a scanned copy or photo of the signed scorecard along with the a description of what is being claimed to records@archery.ie

A digital copy must be forwarded to allow for proof of submittal and archiving. Paper copies will not be accepted.

In the event of an archer shooting a score where the scorecards are not available post competition, eg. European Championships, World Championships, the official published scores by the competition organizers or FITA will be accepted as proof.

Only scores shot at FITA Star/WRS shoots can be considered eligible for records. This is to ensure as equal a foot as possible for all archers.

Classification

FITA Age classification

An athlete may participate in Youth up to and including the calendaryear containing their 13th  birthday
Cadet 17th
Junior 20th
Master from the year in which they turn 50 or after

Any archer not eligible for the above category will be classed as a senior archer

FITA Official Target Distances (in metres)

Master Senior Junior Cadet Youth/Beginner
Women 70, 60, 50, 30 70, 60, 50, 30  70, 60, 50, 30  60, 50, 40, 30 30, 30, 20, 20
Men  70, 60, 50, 30 90, 70, 50, 30 90, 70, 50, 30 70, 60, 50, 30 30, 30, 20, 20

FITA Official Field Distance Pegs

Master Senior Junior Cadet Youth/Beginner
Compound Red Red Red Blue White
Recurve Red Red Red Blue White
Barebow Blue Blue Blue Yellow White
Instinctive Blue Blue Blue Yellow White
Longbow Yellow Yellow Yellow Yellow White

(tables courtesy of Wicklow Archers)