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NFAA Field Archery Instructions
 
For Animal Round, Hunter Round and Field Round
 
NOTICE: Hunter Round blocks on the Field Course have been moved (June, 2005)  Please review updated yardages below.
ANIMAL ROUND
Use 3 arrows marked 1-3.
Shoot arrow #1 at first block, if scoring area on animal target is hit, then stop.
If missed, shoot arrow #2 from same block or from next block if present.
If scoring area is hit, then stop.
If missed, shoot arrow #3 from same block or from next block if present.
Some targets have 1 block and some 3 blocks.
Scoring area is divided into vital and non-vital areas with a bonus X-ring.
Scoring is based on where you hit with which arrow.
1st arrow - scored 21,20,18
2nd arrow - scored 17,16,14
3rd arrow - scored 13,12,10
Perfect score is 294 for 14 targets.
Follow field archery sign #'s on course.
 
Yellow blocks = Adult (18+) and Young Adult (15-17); 60 yard max.
Blue blocks = Youth (12-14) when present, otherwise shoot yellow block; 50 yard max.
Black blocks = Cub (under 12); 30 yard max.
 
ANIMAL ROUND YARDAGE CHART

Click to print an Animal Round Score Card

Target
Yellow Blocks
Blue Blocks
Black Blocks
1
11 yards
 
10 yards
2
42,38,34 yards
 
20 yards
3
27 yards
 
20 yards
4
23 yards
 
10 yards
5
53,48,45 yards
45 yards
25 yards
6
15 yards
 
10 yards
7
31 yards
 
20 yards
8
42,39,36 yards
 
20 yards
9
18 yards
 
10 yards
10
60,55,50 yards
50 yards
30 yards
11
54,48,42 yards
44 yards
30 yards
12
33 yards
 
15 yards
13
35 feet
 
20 feet
14
40,37,34 yards
35 yards
25 yards

HUNTER ROUND
4 arrows are shot at each black-faced target.
14 targets for a total of 56 arrows.
Some targets have 4 blocks where 1 arrow each is shot.
Scoring is 5,4,3 for a max. total of 20 at each target.
Perfect score is 280.
Only enter total score of each target on scorecard using target # 1-14.
Follow field archery sign #'s on course.
 
Red blocks = Adult (18+) and Young Adult (15-17); 70 yard max.
Blue blocks = Youth (12-14) when present, otherwise shoot red block; 50 yard max.
Black blocks = Cub (under 12); 30 yard max.
 
HUNTER ROUND YARDAGE CHART (updated June, 2005)

Click to print a Hunter Round Score Card

Target
Red Blocks
Blue Blocks
Black Blocks
1
15,14 yards
 
10 yards
2
44 yards
 
20 yards
3
40 yards
 
20 yards
4
28,28,28,28 yards (fan)
 
10 yards
5
58,53,48,45 yards
45 yards
25 yards
6
19,17 yards
 
10 yards
7
32,32,32,32 yards (fan)
 
20 yards
8
36,36,36,36 yards (fan)
 
20 yards
9
23,20 yards
 
10 yards
10
70,65,61,58 yards
50 yards
30 yards
11
64,59,55,52 yards
44 yards
30 yards
12
48 yards
 
15 yards
13
11 yards
 
20 feet
14
53,48,44,41 yards
35 yards
25 yards

FIELD ROUND
4 arrows are shot at each white-faced target.
14 targets for a total of 56 arrows.
Some targets have 4 blocks where 1 arrow each is shot.
Scoring is 5,4,3 for a max. total of 20 at each target.
Perfect score is 280.
Only enter total score of each target on scorecard using target # 1-14.
Follow field archery sign #'s on course.
 
White blocks = Adult (18+) and Young Adult (15-17); 80 yard max.
Blue blocks = Youth (12-14) when present, otherwise shoot white block; 50 yard max.
Black blocks = Cub (under 12); 30 yard max.
 
FIELD ROUND YARDAGE CHART

Click to print a Field Round Score Card

Target
White Blocks
Blue Blocks
Black Blocks
1
15 yards
 
10 yards
2
45 yards
 
20 yards
3
40 yards
 
20 yards
4
30 yards
 
10 yards
5
60 yards
45 yards
25 yards
6
20 yards
 
10 yards
7
35,35,35,35 yards (fan)
 
20 yards
8
50 yards
 
20 yards
9
25 yards
 
10 yards
10
80,70,60,50 yards
50 yards
30 yards
11
65 yards
44 yards
30 yards
12
45,40,35,30 yards
 
15 yards
13
35,30,25,20 feet
 
20 feet
14
55 yards
35 yards
25 yards