|The Aurora Ouisconsin Outdoor Club Winter
Indoor Archery league will be held at the Field Logic Building. The
range will be open from 3:30 PM till 8:00 PM, Monday through Friday,
and 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday, starting January 5th. The league will
run for 12 weeks followed by 2 weeks of playoffs. The first two weeks
starting Jan. 5th, will be Week 0 and Week 00 and are required to
organize teams and divide the teams into divisions based on team score.
These scores will also be used as vacation scores. The regular season
will consist of Week 1 through Week 10 and will run from Monday Jan.
19th to Saturday March 28th. Round 1 of the playoffs will begin
on Monday March 30th, Round 2 - Monday April 6th, Finals - Thursday
Team sponsorship fee - $40
Nightly fee AOOC members - $8
Nightly fee non-members - $8
Practice - $5
The season ending banquet is NOT included.
The league will
award individual, regular season team, and playoff team trophies.
Second place trophies will be awarded if there are 6 or more in a class
or division. Third place trophies will be awarded if there are 9 or
more in a class or division.
Individual Trophy classes consist of the following; Men Unlimited, Women Unlimited,
Men Bowhunter, Women Bowhunter, Men Traditional,
Women Traditional, Most Improved Men, Most Improved Women.
To be eligible for individual trophies you must shoot in the same class
all year and write your class on your score card. Classes are
determined by equipment as listed below. Individuals with Traditional
equipment may elect to shoot Bowhunter class, Bowhunter equipment may
shoot Unlimited class. Most Improved will be determined by comparing
Week1-3 to Week 8-10.
Unlimited: Any bow, any sight, any release aid, any stabilizer.
Bowhunter: Any bow, any release, no sight
magnification (scopes and clarifiers), maximum sight extension is
5” measured from the back of the bow at the point of attachment
to the foremost part of the sight assembly, stabilizer under 12”.
Traditional: Recurve or long bow, no stabilizers, no release aids, no sights, no clickers, no draw checks.
Regular Season Trophies will be awarded to the members of
the teams that finish at the top of the regular season standings
in each division.
will be a team sponsor trophy for playoff winners. Each division
will have a playoff. The top 8 teams from each division will
make the playoffs. The top 3 regular season individual scores
will be used as the handicap average. Any bye’s will be awarded
to the top regular season teams.
- Score Cards. Each shooter is responsible for filling out their score card correctly including,
players full name, team name, division, date, week number, and class. Scoring and recording will be done by a non team member and the score card will be signed by them and the shooter.
- Vacation Score. If for any reason an archer misses a
regular shooting night, the most recent vacation score will be used. An
archer must have a vacation score prior to a missed shoot. Vacation
scores may be shot on a regular shooting night on a first come basis if
space is available. If a vacation score is not available for a missed
shoot, the archer will receive their average minus 40 points. Vacation scores may not be used for playoffs.
- Handicaps will be computed using the Martin computer
program. The team with the lower average will receive 80% of the
difference from their average to the other teams average. Average will
be established using the score from week 0, after that, the average
will be based on the two previous weeks.
- League scoring rounds should begin by 6:00 PM.
- Each team consists of 4 shooters
- Lane 1 shooter is responsible for calling “line
clear” to begin and end shooting, The range attendants are
responsible for scoring decisions, and settling any disputes. Any
unresolved disputes will be referred to the Winter League Committee.
- Shooting time will be limited to five minutes for five
arrows. Please remain on the shooting line until all players have
finished shooting or until the range captain clears the line.
- An archer shall stand with one foot on either side of the shooting line.
- Team Points. There are four possible points to be won in a
three game series. One point is earned for each game won and one point
is won by a team having the highest series total. Playoff scoring is 3 points, one point for each game.
- One standard score consists of 60 arrows shot as 3 games
at a distance of 20 yards. Each game consists of 4 ends of 5 arrows per
end. Two optional warm up ends are shot at the beginning of the night.
The shoot is divided into first and second halves. At the end of the
first half the targets are changed from top to bottom and vice-versa.
- Teams will rotate butts weekly.
- A score must be shot in one day except for equipment failure. (See below)
- No practicing after scoring has started except for equipment failure. (See below)
- In the event of equipment failure, the archer will be
limited to 15 minutes repair time to avoid holding up the other
shooters. Only one practice end will be allowed. The archer shall be
allowed to shoot any arrows not shot during the 15 minute repair time.
Complete end scores are scored normally. Any ends remaining may be made
up any time until the end of the week.
- Equipment or class or target style changes are not allowed after week 8 including the playoffs.
- The scoring is 5,4,3,2,1 on single spot regular face
targets from the spot out. The scoring on 5 spot championship face is 5
for the white ring, and 4 points for the blue ring. X’s are
- All arrows must be scored and recorded by a non team member before touching or drawing any arrows from the target.
- Scoring is determined by the shaft as is. An arrow
touching the line between two rings shall be scored in the ring of
- Witnessed bounce outs or arrows passing through the target will be re-shot.
- Hits on the wrong target will be scored as misses.
- When an arrow is dropped while the archer is in the act
of shooting, another may be shot unless the dropped arrow is completely
past the 10’ line in front of the shooting line.
- If an archer shoots more than 5 arrows in the end, only the 5 arrows of lower value will be scored.
- If an archer shoots fewer than 5 arrows in one end, the
archer may shoot the remaining arrows if the omission is discovered
before the end is officially completed. After the end is officially
completed, any arrows fewer than 5 will be scored as misses.
- When shooting at a 5 spot target, if more than 1 arrow
is shot into a single target during an end, only the arrow of lowest
value will be scored
- In case of a tie in the standings at the end of the season, the team total of x’s will be used for tie breaking
Submit in writing any requested rule changes along with the reason why to
the Winter League Committee - Mike Jaszczak, Custom Archery and Outdoors,