Courses, Competitions, and Classes

Courses

Competitions

80% payback on total purse per class pays 3 places plus awards. Top 3 shooters from each class advance to a winner-take-all shoot off for $500.00.

Competitors registering after June 16th, 2017 will charged and additional $10 for a late registration fee. You must pre-register by June 16th, 2017 to save $10 and will be flighted one week prior to the event start time. Competitors will be assigned a specific start for the course(s).

To be eligible for the Triple Crown, shooters must participate in both the Pure Elevation and Hoyt competitions at each NWMC event. Total score between all 3 NWMC events will decide winner.

Competition fees are in addition to the standard admission fees for the event, and both admissions will be paid for when you pre-register.

Mens


Men's Open $40
Men's Bowhunter $40

Womens


Women's Open $40
Women's Bowhunter $40

Youth


Youth Open $20
Youth Bowhunter $20

Mens


Men's Open $40
Men's Bowhunter $40

Womens


Women's Open $40
Women's Bowhunter $40

Youth


Youth Open $20
Youth Bowhunter $20

Classifications

Official Rules For The Shootout

Hoyt Archery Competition

  • 1. Known distance from 5 to 65 yards.
  • 2. 1 arrow per target.
  • 3. Colored rings for 12 and 14 (12 is orange and 14 is white).
  • 4. 3D scoring 14…12…10…8…5…. etc. No NFAA Regulation dots…. Rings will be as they are originally on the target but they will be visually colored different depending on worth. Must call a 14 and 12 if shooting for.
  • 5. Each shooter will shoot 20 Targets Saturday.
  • 6. Shooters will randomly be given shoot times (tee times) starting at 8AM Saturday.
  • 8. The top 3 shooters will win cash and will go to a 5 target shoot off for winner take all 500.00 cash prize.
  • 9. Scoring starts over at shoot off.
  • 10. Bonus ring are the 12 & 14 and are colored.
  • 11. Shooter must call his shot if going for a 14 or upper 12.
  • 12. If 14 is called the shooter cannot score a 10 or 12.
  • 13. 4 shooter per group, and double scoring....2 score cards for each shooter and you will trade one card with another shooter.
  • 14. Shooters are allowed 1 let down per target and each shooter has to fire on 2nd draw. (monitored by group).
  • 15. There will be no reshot arrows . NO MULLIGANS. Only one arrow, per shooter, per target will be shot from the stake. Anyone shooting the wrong target, or from the wrong stake, will receive a “0” for the target which should have been shot regardless of the actual stake that the shot was made from.
  • 16. The projection of a light or reference point, either directly or by reflection, onto a target is prohibited. This prohibition includes lighted nocks which may be used but which must go dark prior to the next shooter assuming the stake. Anyone in violation of this prohibition will receive a score of zero for that round.
  • 17. The use of any device or outside agency (including stabilizer bar or prop stick) that allows the mass weight of the bow to be relieved from either arm while shooting is prohibited. Anyone in violation of this rule shall receive a score of zero for each target where the violation occurred.
  • 18. There will be no refunds on entry registration unless NWMC is unable to hold shoot due to bad weather.
  • 19. When calling arrows the bonus rings will be scored by whether or not the arrow is touching the PAINT. On all other rings the arrow will be scored in or out by the outside of the line on that ring. The arrows will be scored by the integrity of the lines. No pulled or mangled lines will be called in if the arrow would be out, taking the integrity of that line into consideration. I Each group will designate two members of their group as “Scorekeepers” who will record all scores for the group. Three individuals will be designated as “Scorers” but no one will be allowed to score their own arrow. In groups of four the third scorer will be alternated between the scorekeepers for the other scorekeeper’s arrow. If 2 shooters call the arrow in and 2 shooters call the arrow out then the tie will go to the shooter.
  • 20. The completed official colored scorecard must be reviewed and signed as correct by the Scorekeeper and the shooter.
  • 21. The Scorekeepers for each shooting group will turn in the official scorecards for the group together. Shooters assume full responsibility for the accuracy of the information and scores on their cards. Any group that does not turn in their scorecards together before leaving the range will be subject to receiving a score of zero for that round.
  • 22. All arrows must remain in the target until all arrows are scored. The status of any doubtful arrows must be determined before drawing any arrow from the target. The score is based on the status of the arrow while all other arrows remain in the target. Arrows may not be removed until a scoring judgment has been made and no changes may be made to the score after removal of any arrow. Targets may not be moved or dislodged for scoring purposes, and shall be returned to their proper upright position upon removal of the arrows.
  • 23. Target “Pass Through” or “Rebound” without striking another arrow: (1) Arrows passing through the front of, but still in, the target will be pushed back and scored; (2) If the group agrees that an arrow passed through the target’s insert seam the shooter will be given a score based on the point of pass through not to exceed eight (8) points; (3) If the group agrees and confirms that the arrow actually passed through the target due to the high number of arrows that had been shot at the target, the range official is to be notified and the shooter will be allowed to take the score where the “pass-through” occurred as determined by the group up to a maximum score of 10 points, or (4) If the group agrees that the arrow rebounded out of the target, or deflected off of a plastic leg, without striking another arrow the shooter will be allowed to take the score where the rebound occurred up to a maximum of ten (10) points. Special Note: A score of 12 will not be permitted under sections 2, 3 or 4 of this rule.
  • 24. Any arrow embedded (“Robin Hood”) in the nock of another arrow will be scored the same as the arrow it is embedded in. Also, any arrow rebounded off another Arrow (a “Robin Hood” that strikes and damages another arrow and does not proceed toward the target, but bounces back) will be scored the same as the arrow it struck, provided the damaged arrow can be identified. Any arrow deflected by contact with another arrow already in the target and still proceeding toward the target will be scored as the greater of: (1) where it lies in the target; or (2) a maximum of five (5) points if it is not in the target.
  • 25. It is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to pre-register via the NWmountainchallenge.com website in order to have Saturday flights set. Competitive Archers who choose to register on the day of the event will be flighted with other shooters as groups are made and will flight at the end of the flight roster. He or she once present at tournament site must proceed to NWMC card pickup to receive their shoot times and score cards. Each shooter is responsible for having their scorecard with them, and shooting at the time, and range designated unless instructed otherwise by a tournament official. Failure to have your scorecard, failure to shoot your designated time, or shooting the incorrect range for your designated class will result in a score of zero for that day. Each shooter must be present at Target #1 15 minutes prior to their assigned shoot time to assist in an on-time schedule.
  • 26. No shooter will compete while under the influence of alcohol or any other controlled substance(s) under penalty of disqualification. Each shooter will refrain from alcoholic beverages until after they have completed that days round.
  • 27. Littering on the tournament grounds will not be tolerated. Anyone littering will be subject to disqualification from the tournament, NO QUESTIONS ASKED!
  • 28. No one may practice on any target to be used for tournament shooting. Anyone shooting in non-designated areas, including parking areas, will be subject to disqualification.
  • 29. After the flighted scoring round is complete, archers can return to any of the courses for practice and fun shooting.

OPA SCORING / Hoyt Course