Additional Resources

Age Classification Charts​

Age Classification Chart: USAA / FITA / World Archery

Age RangeAge Classification
70 and aboveMaster 70+
60 and aboveMaster 60+
50 and aboveMaster 50+
21 – 49Seniors
18 – 20Junior
15 – 17Cadet
13-14Cub
10 – 12Bowman
8 – 9Yeoman
sometimes combined into the “Bowman” category
USA Archery (USAA)
Fédération Internationale de Tir à l’Arc (FITA) aka World Archery Federation (WA)

Age Classification Chart: NFAA / CBH / SAA

Age RangeAge Classification
70+Master Senior

60 – 69Silver Senior
50 – 59Senior
18 – 49Adult
15 – 17Young Adult
12 – 14Youth
8 – 11Cub
National Field Archery Association (NFAA)
California Bowmen Hunters (CBH)
State Archery Association (SAA)

Bow Style Classification Charts​

USA Archery (USAA)
Fédération Internationale de Tir à l’Arc (FITA) aka World Archery Federation (WA)

Bow Style Chart for USAA / FITA / World Archery

Bow StyleDescription
Olympic Recurveaka “FITA Recurve”
Barebowaka “Barebow Recurve”
Traditional
Longbow
Compound
USA Archery (USAA)
Fédération Internationale de Tir à l’Arc (FITA) aka World Archery Federation (WA)
State Archers of California (SAC) also adheres to these types of styles

National Field Archery Association (NFAA)
California Bowmen Hunters (CBH)
State Archery Association (SAA)
*as outlined in NFAA® RULES handbook

Bow Style Chart for NFAA / CBH / SAA

Bow StyleDescription
Freestyle
Freestyle Limited
BarebowCompound Bow:
Archers shooting Barebow style will use bow, arrows, strings, and accessories
free from any sights, marks or blemishes that may be used as a sighting aid.
Competitive Bowhunter
Bowhunter Freestyle
Bowhunter Freestyle Limited
Freestyle Limited
Longbow
Recurve/TraditionalRecurve aka “Barebow Recurve”
FITA Recurveaka “Olympic Recurve”
NASP Division
National Field Archery Association (NFAA)
California Bowmen Hunters (CBH)
State Archery Association (SAA)
*as outlined in NFAA® RULES handbook

USA Archery Achievement Pin Scoring