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The sport rules are modified from International Paralympic Committee competition rules and Move United Jr. Nationals event rules to suit the population and goals of Texas Regional Games. 


Due to having to reduce the number of athletes per target, we will ONLY be able to accommodate approximately 100 archers. We will be closing archery registration when we hit the maximum number of archers.  Athletes will be accepted on a first come – first served basis.


72-Arrow Outdoor Round: The 2024 Texas Regional Games Archery Competition will be conducted identical to the Move United National format which will include a 72-Arrow Outdoor Round competition for all the competitive distances (sanctioned through USA Archery) and it is a designated event for shooting the Para MQS U.S. Military standards and Move United National Qualification standards. To compete at a USA Archery sanctioned event all Archers must be a member of USA Archery. Proof of USA Archery membership will be required to shoot. You can join USA Archery with a full or temporary membership here.

Hartford Nationals Qualification: Athletes must hit a qualifying score of 100 or greater to compete at the Hartford Nationals. An athlete must qualify at the distance listed above for his/her age group and event. Check the Move United website for your shooting distance and target size for your classification & age.

Move United Junior Age Divisions

Age Group                    Recurve                 Compound/ W1               Barebow/Basic                       Visually Impaired                  Fixed Pins

Under 13 (Bowman)         30m                             30m                                      30m                                           20m                              30m 

Under 15 (Cub)               40m                              40m                                      30m                                           20m                              40m

Under 18 (Cadet)            60m                              50m                                      50m                                           30m                              50m

Under 21 (Junior)            70m                              50m                                      50m                                           30m                              50m

Yeomen (Under 10)         15m                              15m                                      15m                                           10m                              15m

Move United Archery Rules: 


Novice Rounds: Texas Regional Games will also offer competition for novice athletes at 20-meter distance for both compound and recurve.  The field of play will be separated from the sanctioned competition and will not be sanctioned by USA Archery.

Texas Regional Games Competition Staff:

Roger Koss                                  Archery Sport Coordinator/Match Director


Texas Regional Games Archery Competition Schedule

Competition Location: STARR Soccer Complex, 5103 David Edwards Dr. San Antonio, TX 78233

Thursday, April 25

5:00-8:30 pm                 Archery athletes must come through Games check-in/packet pickup

                                             @ Heroes Stadium Administration Building, 4799 Thousand Oaks Dr., San Antonio

Friday, April 26

7:30 AM-11:30 AM        Round 1: Archery Open Range/Competition/Awards      STARR Soccer Complex

                                             * 72 Arrow Round & Hartford Junior/Adult Nationals Qualification Round

7:30 AM                       Equipment check by officials

8:30 AM                       Competition begins

12:00-4:30 AM             Round 2: Archery Open Range/ Competition/Awards      STARR Soccer Complex

                                            * Novice Athletes & Warrior Games Athletes


Note: Archery Awards with be given out after each round, 20 minutes after all score cards have been turned in.



  • We will offer advanced and intermediate/novice level competition as well as Jr National level (youth division) competition.

  • The competition is open to all abilities

  • There will be an Intermediate/Novice Compound and Recurve category for traditional athletes with PTSD and TBI who have no physical classifiable impairment

  • Physical disability classes will be separated by: W1, Open Compound and Open Recurve

  • We will place athletes into the appropriate divisions during the Games check-in/packet pickup (not an official classification)

  • Athletes will be awarded by classification divisions

  • Male and Female are combined and will compete together



  • Open Compound Bow (Para) – Advanced and Intermediate/Novice

  • Compound Bow-W1 (Para)– Advanced and Novice

  • Compound Bow Traditional –Intermediate/Novice Only

  • Open Recurve Bow (Para)- Advanced and Intermediate/Novice

  • Recurve Bow Traditional –Intermediate/Novice Only

NOTE: Each athlete is only allowed to enter one Archery event



  • Traditional: An athlete with no mobility impairment that would keep them from competing as a traditional standup archer, not a Paralympic classifiable athlete.

  • W1: Individuals who have both an upper body and a lower body limitation. They use a wheelchair for mobility and have some sort of function loss in their hands and/or arms. W1 archers shoot compound bows, but they cannot have peep sights or magnifying sights. There is a maximum weight of 45 pounds for men; 35 pounds for women.

  • Open Recurve: Individuals who have either an upper body or lower body limitation and choose to shoot a recurve bow.

  • Open Compound: Individuals who have either an upper body or lower body limitation and choose to shoot a compound bow.

  • Visually Impaired: Individuals that have impairment in their vision.

  • W2: Individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility and choose to shoot a recurve bow.



  • Competitive compound shooters (FITA Round) will shoot in accordance with their age/class​ on an individual 80 cm 6 ring target; competitive recurve shooters will shoot in accordance with their age/class on a 122 cm target. To get official FITA Round scores, you must be a member of USA Archery (see above).

  • W1 archers will shoot in accordance with their age/class on an individual 80 cm 10 ring target.

  • Competitive archers who are already classified will have to provide proof of classification during equipment check.

  • Intermediate/Novice shooters will all shoot at 20 meters. Recurve shooters will use an 80cm full face target; compound shooters will use a 80cm 5 ring face target.

  • The non-Para divisions (traditional division) will be male and female combined and will only have the intermediate/novice distance offered.

  • There will be 12 ends of six (6) arrows each for a total of 72 arrows. Four minutes will be allowed for each end.

  • Medals will be given in order of total points and classification divisions.

  • Athletes in the advanced division must have their own equipment (bow/arrows) to compete. 

  • Athletes in the intermediate/novice division are highly encouraged to bring their own equipment, as we cannot guarantee you a bow that fits perfect or has the correct bow strength.  Yes, we have a few bows and arrows available on a first come first serve basis.

  • Athletes that are classifiable for Para-Archery may achieve MQS standards at this event, provided they have competed in the advanced competitions at 50M and 70M.

  • Athletes competing in the non-Para Compound and Recurve category cannot be certified as meeting the Military standard as they are not classifiable.

  • Appropriate sportsmanship is expected of all participants at the Texas Regional Games (competitors and staff). Violations, including but not limited to profanity and actions of disrespect by anyone, will result in loss of right to compete and removal from the Event.



  • All athletes and coaches must present a professional, athletic appearance while on the field. Torn, ripped or faded clothing articles are not allowed. Clothing may be any color. 

  • No camo may be worn at target events. Accessories such as trim on shirts, caps, quivers, armguards, footwear, etc., are permitted to be camo.

  • Shorts, skorts and skirts must not be shorter than fingertip length while standing normally.

  • Men and women are required to wear upper garments covering the front and back of the body and covering the midriff when at full draw. Women's upper garments shall have a minimum strap of 3" or sleeves. Men's upper garments shall have short or long sleeves.

  • Sport/athletic shoes are required for all athletes and coaches during target events. Shoes must cover the entire foot.

  • At no time will any athlete or coach wear any article bearing any image or language to be considered offensive to others.



  • All athletes are encouraged to bring their own equipment (advanced athletes are required to provide their own equipment). Minimum of 8 identical arrows are required for each bow and arrow set.

  • If you utilize a bar stool or similar type equipment for balance and support, please provide your preferred support system.

  • It is recommended to bring a bow stand.

  • Make sure you have extra equipment, in the event of a broken string or a lost arm guard, release, etc.

  • If you utilize an adapted device to shoot, it is required that you provide that adapted equipment for yourself.



  • Medals will be given to the top three athletes in each division. 

  • Male and Female athletes will compete together.

  • Divisions with only 1 athlete may be combined with another division, to foster competition.

  • Medal ceremonies will be conducted at the Archery venue immediately after the completion of each round.


For additional information contact: Roger Koss (Archery Sport Coordinator) at 

For Texas Regional Games event information, registration & to volunteer: or 

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