2024 Competitive Advantage SHOWDOWN EVENT DESCRIPTION The CA
2024 Competitive Advantage SHOWDOWN
The CA Showdown is the only USAT style outdoor event in Michigan. The USAT series is a circuit of events held across the nation to select the United States Archery Team. No event in Michigan currently provides an opportunity to practice for this intensive season. This event also offers an excellent opportunity for NASP and S3DA archers to experience an outdoor tournament with the inclusion of the Basic compound and Compound PINS divisions.
THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL PARTICIPANTS. WE WELCOME ALL SHOOTERS FROM ALL PROGRAMS!
This event will feature:
- LIVE scoring in real time. Follow the action from anywhere you have access to the internet.
- Match play elimination rounds. Face off against a single opponent in a thrilling head to head match up where one archer is heading home early.
- Grand Champion Title for each division and age category. Are you really the Best?
- Free water for participating archers
The Competitive Advantage SHOWDOWN takes place over 2 days, June 29th and 30th, 2024
This event is sanctioned 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 Competitive Advantage SHOWDOWN 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. THIS EVENT WILL BE REGISTERED AS A STAR FITA IN 2023.
The tournament format is a 72 arrow qualification round on the first day, followed the next day by a 36 arrow qualification and then a cut to the top 8 for elimination round match play in each category (division & discipline).
Awards will be provided for the top 3 individuals in the elimination round for each class listed in the division classes below. Additionally, the male and female champions of each division will face off in a single match to determine the title of Grand Champion.
To register directly you must have a USA Archery Membership
If you have a NFAA membership, you can register but you must get a FREE membership from USA Archery first before registering. Info for getting your Free NFAA Temporary membership can be found here.
If you are a youth member of NASP, OAS or S3DA, You can get a FREE One Year Trial Youth Membership to USA Archery. Info for this can be found here.
|Division||Age Group||Discipline||Distance||Target Size|
20th birthday in 2023
|U21||20th birthday in 2023||Compound||50m||80cm|
|U21||20th birthday in 2023||Barebow||50m||122cm|
|20th birthday in 2023
17th birthday in 2023
|U18||17th birthday in 2023||Compound||50m||80cm|
|U18||17th birthday in 2023||Barebow||50m||122cm|
|U18||17th birthday in 2023||Pins||50m||80cm|
|U15 (Cub)||14th birthday in 2023||Recurve||50m||122cm|
|U15||14th birthday in 2023||Compound||30m||80cm|
|U15||14th birthday in 2023||Barebow||30m||122cm|
|14th birthday in 2023
14th birthday in 2023
|U13 (Bowman)||12th birthday in 2023||Recurve||30m||122cm|
|U13||12th birthday in 2023||Compound||25m||80cm|
|U13||12th birthday in 2023||Barebow||30m||122cm|
|U13||12th birthday in 2023||Pins||25m||80cm|
|U13||12th birthday in 2023||Basic Compound||20m||122cm|
4pm – Unofficial Practice until 6pm
You can set up canopies until 9pm
9am to 9:30 Equipment Inspection
9:30am – Training session for how to use live scoring
10:00am – Practice (3 ends) 72 arrow qualification
3pm – Buffalo Wild Wings for community event
Sunday Revision (Times are estimated)
9am – Begin with 2 practice ends and shoot a 36-arrow qualification round.
11: 45 – Begin round 1 of eliminations (This round will have an AB/CD line). Grand Champion matches TBD
12:20 – Round 2 of eliminations. Grand Champion Matches TBD
1pm – Round 3 of eliminations – Grand Champion Matches TBD
Awards to be presented as Grand Champions are determined.
USA Archery Dress Code for Sanctioned Tournaments will be enforced for tournament competition.
EVENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Bryan Young, Tournament Director
Seymour Lake Park
2795 Seymour Lake Rd
Oxford MI 48371
Enter the park and proceed as far as the main drive will take you. The field is due east of the Rick Laidler Pavilion.
We want to thank the Oxford Parks and Recreation department for all of their help in making this event a success.
29 (Saturday) 9:00 am - 30 (Sunday) 4:00 pm
Rising Phoenix ArcheryThe nations largest archery program with thousands of yearly participants.(248) 602-2885 3863 Rochester Rd. Troy, MI 48083