Field Round

The basic NFAA field round is made up of 28 targets.  The round is two 14-targets units.  There can be 28 targets, one after the other, or you can have a 14 target course and shoot it twice to make the round (Qualifier).  Each 14 target unit has the same shots, but not necessarily in the same order, on a 28 target field course. 

The archer will shoot four arrows at each target, so he/she will shoot a total of 112 arrows per field round.  Some of the shooting positions let you shoot all four arrows from one marked stake; some shooting positions have stakes at four different positions where you walk closer toward the target for each shot, or slightly to the side, in a fan position.

The distances vary according to the round you are shooting.  The standard NFAA field round has distances that vary from 20 feet to 80 yards.  There are four different size faces, the further the target, the bigger the target.  The idea is that it teaches one to aim at a spot and will make a better all around archer.

Distance Markers:

Adult (18+) and Young Adult (15-17) Shoot from the adult white markers.
Youth (12-14) Shoot the adult white markers up to 50 yards.  For adult distances over 50 yards, the archer will shoot from the 50 yard blue marker. 
Cub (Under 12) The longest distance is 30 yards. Shoot 4 arrows from the black markers.

Targets are round, with a black spot, white inner ring, and black outer ring.  Scoring on the targets is 5-4-3.  The archer gets 5 points per arrow hitting the spot, 4 points per arrow hitting the inner ring, and 3 points per arrow hitting the outer ring.  Touching the line will count for the higher score.  With four arrows per target, there is a possible score of 20 points per target and a perfect round is 560.

Shoot straight, and have fun!