3D Marked Trail Shoot

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  1. Standard Unit:

    • Shall consist of 60 arrows, shot as one game, at the below distances. Each game shall consist of 30 animal targets with two arrows shot at each distance.
      • Adults and Young Adults o 80 yards maximum distance.
      • Youth and all Traditional and Longbow o 50 yards maximum distance.
      • Cubs (8-12) o 30 yards maximum distance.
      • Pee Wee o Shoot at comfortable distance
  2. Targets:

    • The targets will be 3D foam animals or 2D pin-on at the below sizes
    • Each target will have one or more orange dots at the below sizes:
      • 4-9 yards – 4cm dot, no 10 ring
      • 10-19 yards – 4cm dot, 12cm 10 ring
      • 20-30 yards – 7cm dot, 21cm 10 ring
      • 31-60 yards – 10cm dot, 30cm 10 ring
      • 61-80 yards – 13cm dot, 39cm 10 ring
    • There may be a second scoring circle around the dot depending on distance.
  3. Shooting Positions:

    • A shooting stake will be present for each target and the true distance to the target marked at each shooting location.
    • The stake marks the shooting distance from the target and not a shooting point. Archers should shoot a safe distance from each other along this distance at the same time, if possible, to minimize shooting delays. To achieve this, draw an imaginary line through the shooting stake, parallel to the target. Straddle this line.
  4. Shooting Rules:

    • There will be a shooter meeting 1/2 hour prior to the start time.
    • Immediately following the meeting, each shooter will walk to his target assignment and wait for shotgun start.
    • Archers shall shoot as a group, lane width permitting.
    • If a distance has multiple 3D animal targets, the archer must shoot both arrows into the same animal.
    • For the 2D pin-on targets, the archer may shoot each arrow into a different animal.
    • Rangefinders and binoculars are permitted.
    • All arrows must be in the target to score. No bounce outs or glance offs will count. In the event of an obvious pass through, the archer shall receive the score witnesses and agreed upon by the other archers in that group or the arrow will be reshot.
    • No archer may go behind a target for a lost arrow, unless you can see it at time of scoring. Always keep at least (2) two archers in front of target to insure that no other group will shoot said target while you are retrieving your arrow.
  5. Scoring:

    • Your first target is forscore.There is no practice target.
    • You will shoot from the designated stake.
    • Targets will be scored 11-spot, 10-kill and 8 wound. Pin-ons will be scored 11-spot and 10 for body hits unless marked otherwise. An arrow touching the line on any scoring ring takes the higher score.Exceptwith spots, arrowmust touch orange. An arrow in any part of the animal scores.
    • Each group will designate one member in their group to call scores and two (2) members to record scores.

The preferred range layout included is for reference only and may not be achievable at the host range.

OAA Trail Shoot Layout

Target # # Dots Dot Size 10 Ring 8 Ring Adult YDS. Youth YDS. Cub Yards Animal Layout
15 6 4 cm body none 4 4 4 Dik Dik Bale
10 6 4 cm body none 8 8 5 Meer Kat Bale
18 6 4 cm 12 cm body 11 11 5 Lemur Bale
23 6 4 cm 12 cm body 13 13 5 Mongoose Bale
26 6 4 cm 12 cm body 17 11 5 Turkey 2-3 Animals
13 6 4 cm 12 cm body 19 12 5 Javeline 2-3 Animals
27 2 7 cm 21 cm body 20 13 10 Boar 2-3 Animals
2 2 7 cm 21 cm body 22 14 10 Wild Turkey 2-3 Animals
12 2 7 cm 21 cm body 25 16 10 Coyote 2-3 Animals
9 2 7 cm 21 cm body 27 17 10 Whitetail Deer 2 Animals
24 2 7 cm 21 cm body 28 18 10 Whitetail Deer 2 Animals
4 2 7 cm 21 cm body 29 18 10 Mountain Lion 2 Animals
3 2 10 cm 30 cm body 31 19 15 Leopard 2 Animals
14 2 10 cm 30 cm body 32 20 15 Whitetail Deer 2 Animals
20 2 10 cm 30 cm body 34 21 15 Brown Bear 2 Animals
28 2 10 cm 30 cm body 36 22 15 Wolf2 Animals
30 2 10 cm 30 cm body 37 23 15 Aligator 2 Animals
7 2 10 cm 30 cm body 40 23 15 Brown Bear 2 Animals
17 1 10 cm 30 cm body 41 25 15 Whitetail Deer 2 Animals
19 1 10 cm 30 cm body 42 26 15 Wild Boar 2 Animals
29 1 10 cm 30 cm body 46 26 15 Standing Bear 2 Animals
25 1 10 cm 30 cm body 47 28 15 Ram 1-2 Animals
1 1 10 cm 30 cm body 49 29 15 Mountain Goat 1-2 Animals
16 1 10 cm 30 cm body 50 29 15 Ram 1-2 Animals
8 1 10 cm 30 cm body 55 31 15 Mule Deer 1-2 Animals
22 1 10 cm 30 cm body 56 31 15 Mountain Goat 1-2 Animals
21 1 13 cm 39 cm body 63 39 20 Caribou 1 Animal
5 1 13 cm 39 cm body 73 46 20 Elk 1 Animal
11 1 13 cm 39 cm body 77 48 20 Elk 1 Animal
6 1 13 cm 39 cm body 80 50 30 Bison 1 Animal

Refer to current NFAA by-laws for topics beyond the scope of this document

Revised (5-21-2017)