University Of Texas Archery Club: Sunbird Special Tournament

This STAR FITA archery event will consist only of the FITA 70 Meter Round of 72 arrows shot at 70 meters.  All rounds will be shot as a single line. All archers must shoot 70 meters.

72 arrow 70 meter rounds will be shot Friday, December 7, 2007, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and Sunday morning, a total of 288 competition arrows in four separate FITA rounds.  

LUNCH ON SATURDAY will be as short as possible.  We recommend you either bring a lunch, or better yet, have an Austin institution bring one for you:
Please review this acrobat menu from the Austin-based restaurant, SCHOLOTZSKYs, and place an order with us via email at least 48 hours ahead of time.  They will deliver the food to the field at the appropriate time, nice and warm, if we get enough people to sign up ahead of time. 

The event will be held on the UT Practice field. To get to the Practice Field, go NORTH on Speedway till it dead-ends at the field. You can Use 45th street to get to Speedway from Guadalupe (Speedway runs parallel to Guadalupe). There is a map and you can enter this address into mapping software to obtain driving directions: 4698 Speedway, Austin, TX . If you have any questions, you can email the webmaster.

For a more complete map with a variety of resources, Lindsey has put together this map on Google. 

AUSTIN HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS NEAR THE VENUE
Please note that these hotels are roughly in order from north to south on IH 35, which is a few minutes east of the field
The address for UT Archery's Whittaker Field is 4698 Speedway, Austin, TX. 
Hotel Address Phone Notes
Comfort Inn 700 Delmar Ave (512)302-5576 Close to I-35 but pretty north
Country Inn 7400 IH-35 NORTH (512)380-0008 Northish
Hyatt Place 7522 N I H 35 (512) 323-2121 Nice place, northish
Studio 6 6603 North I-35 (512)458-5453 Standard motel, northish near good restaurants
Doubletree 6505 IH-35 North (512)454-3737 Nice place near Pappadeaux, TX Land & Cattle, Carraba's and iHOP
Crowne Plaza 6121 NORTH IH 35 (512)323-5466 Nice place near Pappadeaux, TX Land & Cattle, Carraba's and iHOP
Super 8 5526 N IH-35 (512)451-7001 Standard motel a little north of campus
Motel 6 5330 North IH-35 (512)467-9111 Standard motel a little north of campus
Doubletree Club  1617 IH-35 North (512)479-4000 Nice place near campus, within walking distance of a Denny's
Sheraton 701 East 11th Street (512)478-1111 Close to downtown & 6th Street nightlife
Hilton Garden Inn 500 North IH-35 (512)480-8181 Very nice pool, close to 6th Street nightlife
Courtyard Marriott 300 East 4th Street (512)236-8008 Close to downtown & 6th Street nightlife

Click here for the online registration form. Fill out the form and then PRINT IT before you submit it.
View the current list of registered archers. 

back to the TSAA Main Page    UT Archery Club Website 

When: December 7, 8, 9:
Friday afternoon, Sat morning and afternoon, Sunday morning

Where:

 The University of Texas Outdoor Archery Range, 46th and Speedway
What: 70m rounds (72 arrows) suitable for IPC ranking purposes
Cost: $50 for all four times - there are no partial registration fees    

Deadline: Postmark MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH - Late FEE: extra $20  

 This event will be limited in numbers of archers allowed to preserve single-line shooting capability - currently 40 archers (ONLY) will be allowed. 

Distances:  Men – 70 meters, Women – 70 meters

Times: 

Fri. morning - open practice, registration, and equipment inspection from 8am to 12 noon. Scoring starts 1PM and will be finished by 5PM, probably by 4PM.

Sat. morning- field opens 7am, practice from 7:15 to 8AM.  Scoring starts 8:30am

Lunch will be 1 hour starting at the end of morning round. 

Sat. afternoon - (approximately) 1PM scoring starts

Sun. morning - field opens 7am, practice from 7:15 to 8AM. Scoring starts 8:30am

NAA Dress Code will be enforced (navy blue, white or khaki bottoms, solid or multi colored shirts, no camo)   All NAA & FITA Rules Apply

A taxi cab from Austin Bergstrom to the field will cost roughly $25, for example. Austin Cab company has 6 cabs with wheelchair lifts.

Weather Projections (note that the field has good wind protection - large walls of trees on both sides):

Friday: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind between 5 and 10 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

No trophy awards, just legitimate FITA scores reportable to governing bodies and bragging rights.

Click here for the online registration form. Fill out the form and then PRINT IT before you submit it. 

Check this form for registrants

back to the TSAA Main Page 

UT Archery Club Website

For a more complete Austin map with a variety of resources and comments, Lindsey has put together this map on Google.