Event Information

2016 Buckeye Classic & USAT Qualifier Event

Event Description

The Buckeye Classic is a national outdoor target archery tournament which is the fourth & final USAT Qualifier Series event of 2016. This means it is part of the series of events that take place across the country to determine the national U.S. team for archery — the United States Archery Team or USAT for short.  The Buckeye Classic takes place over 3 days, August 26-28, 2016.

This event is sanctioned and co-hosted by USA Archery, the organization recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body of the Olympic sport of archery.  USA Archery is responsible for selecting and training men’s and women’s teams to represent the United States in Olympic Games, Paralympic Games, and Pan American Games, as well as World Championships, World Cups, and other international competitions.

The Buckeye Classic complies fully with both World Archery (the international governing body for the sport of archery for World Archery Championships, Olympic Games, and World Games, among others) and USA Archery rules.

Event Format

The tournament format is a 72 arrow Qualification Round on the first day, followed the next day by Elimination Round match play for the top 64 archers in each category (division & discipline). Awards will be provided for the top 3 individuals in the Qualification Round for each class listed in the Division Classes below.

Online Registration

Registration is now closed.

Division Classes

Division Age Group Discipline Distance
Master 50+ 50+ Recurve 60m
Master 50+ 50+ Compound 50m
Senior ANY age may choose
to compete as a Senior
Recurve 70m
Senior ANY age may choose
to compete as a Senior
Compound 50m
Junior 20th birthday in 2016 Recurve 70m
Junior 20th birthday in 2016 Compund 50m
Cadet 17th birthday in 2016 Recurve 60m
Cadet 17th birthday in 2016 Compound 50m

Event Schedule

Unofficial practice will be open by Thursday A.M., but please follow our Facebook and Twitter for up to date details throughout the week.

Friday, August 26
10:00 AM Judges Meeting & Field Inspection
  Noon – 5:00 PM Official Practice / Check-in
  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Equipment Inspection (at the field)
  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Welcome event at the host hotel
     
Saturday, August 27
8:00 AM – Noon Qualification Rounds (3 practice ends, 72 arrow ranking round):
   

Female Recurve – Senior, Junior, Para, College – 70M

Female Recurve – Master, Cadet – 60M

Male Compound – Master, Senior, Junior, Cadet, Para, College – 50M

  1:30 PM – 5:30PM Qualification Rounds (3 practice ends, 72 arrow ranking round):
   

Male Recurve – Senior, Junior, Para, College – 70M

Male Recurve – Master, Cadet – 60M

Female Compound – Master, Senior, Junior, Cadet, Para, College – 50M

     
Sunday, August 28
8:00 AM Elimination Rounds (2 practice ends):
   

1/32 – 4 archers/target

1/16 – 2 archers/target

1/8 – 2 archers/target

1/4 – 1 archer/target

Semi Finals – 1 archer/target

Medal Rounds – Cadets, Masters

Medal Rounds – Womens Compound

Medal Rounds – Mens Compound

Medal Rounds – Womens Recurve

Medal Rounds – Mens Recurve

Dress Code

USA Archery Dress Code for Sanctioned Tournaments will be enforced for tournament competition.

Event Contact Information

Chris Worthen, Tournament Director
614-519-3994
Tournaments@AceArchers.org

Nearby Accomodations

Complete information about the host hotel and other hotels that we have discounted rates arranged with can be found on the Hotels page. Please refer to that page for full details.

Tournament Location

Darree Fields Park
6259 Cosgray Rd
Dublin, OH 43016
GPS Lat/Long: 40.097394, -83.198718
(About 20 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio)

More Questions?

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