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United States Junior Archery Team
2004 Jr. USAT Qualifying Rules
Membership in Jr. USAT is restricted to NAA members in good standing who are U.S. citizens.
 

Recurve

The 2004 Junior United States Archery Team will consist of:

Junior Recurve Categories - Top five (5) men and top five (5) women.
Cadet Recurve Categories - Top man and top woman
 

Note: A competitor may participate in a Junior Class in tournaments when the competition takes place up to and in the year of his/her 18th birthday. For example, in 2003, those born in or after1985 are eligible for Jr. USAT. A competitor may participate in a Cadet Class in tournaments when the competition takes place up to and in the year of his/her 16th birthday, those born in or after 1987.

The 2004 Jr. USAT will be determined by:

1. Placement at the FITA Round of the JOAD Outdoor National Championships, June 27-29, 2003 (used as final tiebreaker).
2. The next two best placements in the other selection tournaments listed below:

 

NAA National Indoor Championships (regional sites) February 28 - March 16 2003 Final Finish
National Target Championships July 28 - August 1 2003 Final Finish


3. Between the first day of the National Target Championships 2002 and the last day of the Championship of 2003, post at least one minimum qualifier or Star FITA score of at least:

RECURVE

Men Women
1230 1210

4. Pass the 12-minute cardiovascular fitness test with a fitness rating in the fair category or higher in the time period from the first day National Target Championship of 2002 to the end of the National Target Championship of 2003 The fitness test will be administered at all USAT ranking events.

Individual Gold medallists from the following events will be added to the 2004 Jr. USAT team, without displacing any other qualified archer, if they have not already earned a position on the Team through the standard selection procedures and they have met the qualifying scores and fitness requirements:
* 2003 Jr. World Indoor Championship
* 2003 JOAD National Championships, Junior and Cadet Categories only

 

 
Compound

The 2004 Junior United States Archery Team will consist of:
Junior Compound Categories - top five (5) men and top five (5) women.
Cadet Compound Categories - top man and top woman.
Note: A competitor may participate in a Junior Class in tournaments when the competition takes place up to and in the year of his/her 18th birthday. For example, in 2003, those born in or after 1984 are eligible for Jr. USAT . A competitor may participate in a Cadet Class in tournaments when the competition takes place up to and in the year of his/her 16th birthday, those born in or after 1987.

The 2004 Jr. USAT will be determined by:

1. Placement at the FITA Round of the JOAD Outdoor National Championships, June 27-29, 2003 (to be used as final tiebreaker.)
2. The next two best placements in the other selection tournaments listed below:
 
NAA National Indoor Championships (regional sites) February 28 - March 16 2003 Final Finish
National Target Championships July 28 - August 1, 2003 Final Finish

3. Between the first day of the National Target Championships 2002 and the last day of the Championship of 2003, post at least one minimum qualifier or Star FITA score of at least:
 

Compound Men Women
1300 1280


4. Pass the 12-minute cardiovascular fitness test with a fitness rating in the fair category or higher in the time period from the first day National Target Championship of 2002 to the end of the National Target Championship of 2003 The fitness test will be administered at all USAT ranking events.

Individual Gold medalists from the following events will be added to the 2004 Jr. USAT team, without displacing any other qualified archer, if they have not already earned a position on the Team through the standard selection procedures and they have met the qualifying scores and fitness requirements:
* 2003 Jr. World Indoor Championship
* 2003 JOAD National Championships, Junior and Cadet Categories only

 

NOTE: An athlete can qualify for Jr. USAT and Sr. USAT but cannot be placed on both at the same time. At the conclusion of the FITA of the National Target Championships, if an athlete qualifies for both Jr. and Sr. USAT, the athlete must designate at that time, which USAT, Jr. or Sr. recurve/compound team he/she will be placed.

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