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United States Archery Team

2004 USAT Qualifying Rules
Membership in USAT is restricted to NAA members in good standing who are U.S. citizens.
 

Recurve
The 2004 Senior US Archery Team (USAT) will consist of the top eight Senior men and the top eight Senior women.                                                                                                                                                      
 The 2004 USAT will be determined by:
1.  Placement at the 119th NAA National Target Championships, July 28 - August 1, 2003. *
* The 119th Championship is mandatory unless the athlete is representing the United States in an international tournament in which case the best three outdoor target tournament scores listed below will be used.

2.  The next two best placements in the other selection tournaments listed below: **
 
Arizona Cup April 11-14, 2003 Avg. FITA & OR
Texas Shoot-Out April 25-27, 2003 Avg. FITA & OR
Gold Cup May 23-25, 2003 Avg. FITA & OR
World Target/Pan American Trials  June 4-9, 2003 Final Finish

** Ranking is of US citizenís scores only
Tie Breaker - If any ties occur in Senior USAT, the athlete with the highest 18-arrow score average at the end of the rolling ranking period (June 9 - August 15) will determine the winner.

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

Full FITA Men Women

Recurve

1280 1260


4.  Between the last day of the National Target Championship of 2002 and the last day of the National Target Championship of 2003, at an NAA-sanctioned qualifier or Star FITA event, post one of each of the following Olympic Round scores with a minimum of:          
 

  12 arrows   18 arrows
RECURVE Men Women   Men Women
  108 106   162 158

5.  Pass the 12-minute cardiovascular fitness test with a fitness rating in the fair category or higher in the time period from the last 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.

 

 
Compound
 
The 2004 Senior US Archery Team (USAT) will consist of the top five Senior men and the top five Senior women.
 
The 2004 USAT will be determined by:
 
1.  Placement at the 119th NAA National Target Championships, July 28 - August 1, 2003 to be used as a final tiebreaker. 
 
2.  The next two best placements in the other selected tournaments listed below (one of which must be an outdoor tournament, excluding the National Field Championships): **
 
NAA National Indoor Championships  February 18-March 16 2003 Final Finish
OR
National Field Championships  June 13-15 2003 Final Finish
   
Arizona Cup  April 11-14 2003 Avg. FITA & OR
Texas Shoot-Out  April 25-27 2003 Avg. FITA & OR
Gold Cup  May 23-25 2003 Avg. FITA & OR
World Target/Pan American Trials  June 4-9 2003 Final Finish
** Ranking is of US citizenís scores only  

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

Full FITA Men Women
Compound 1345 1325

 4.  Between the last day of the National Target Championship of 2002 and the last day of the National Target Championship of 2003, at an NAA-sanctioned qualifier or Star FITA event, post  one of each of the following Olympic Round scores with a minimum of:  
 

  12 arrows   18 arrows
COMPOUND Men Women   Men Women

REQUIRED SCORE

114 110   170 164

5.  Pass the 12-minute cardiovascular fitness test with a fitness rating in the fair category or higher in the time period from the last 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.

 

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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