Event Information

2021 Buckeye Classic & USAT Qualifier Event

Event Description

The Buckeye Classic is a national outdoor target archery tournament and one of the USAT Qualifier Series event of 2021. 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, July 30 – August 1, 2021.

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 being handled directly by USA Archery. To view registration costs and other details, please view the Registration page.

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 2021 Recurve 70m
Junior 20th birthday in 2021 Compund 50m
Cadet 17th birthday in 2021 Recurve 60m
Cadet 17th birthday in 2021 Compound 50m

Event Schedule

Date Time Description
Friday, July 30 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Official Practice / Equipment Inspection
All Cadet & Junior Divisions
  11:00 AM Qualifications
All Cadet & Junior Divisions with 3 ends of practice
  3:00 PM – 5:30 PM Official Practice / Equipment Inspection
All Senior & Master Divisions
Saturday, July 31 8:00 AM Qualifications
All Senior & Master Divisions with 3 ends of practice
  1:00 PM Eliminations
All Cadet & Junior Divisions with 2 ends of practice
Sunday, August 1 8:00 AM Elimination Rounds
All Senior & Master Divisions with 2 ends of practice.
  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM LIVE Gold Medal Matches
All Senior & Compound Divisions.

Click HERE for a downloadable schedule in PDF.

Dress Code

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

Event Contact Information

Chris Worthen, Tournament Director

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?

For additional questions please refer to our FAQ page.