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Sat, Aug 17

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Mechanicsburg Sportsmen's Association

State Bowhunter/Animal Shoot - August 17 & 18, 2024

Join us for some Archery Fun! **Breakfast & Lunch will be served both days!**

State Bowhunter/Animal Shoot - August 17 & 18, 2024
State Bowhunter/Animal Shoot - August 17 & 18, 2024

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2024, 8:00 AM

Mechanicsburg Sportsmen's Association, 493 Sample Bridge Rd, Enola, PA 17025, USA

About the Event

Liability Agreement:  (You will be asked to verify during registration that you have read and agree to the terms_

In consideration of me (or my Minor) being allowed to participate in any way in any (“Activity”) with The Pennsylvania State Archery Association, I agree: 1. I understand the nature of The Pennsylvania State Archery Association activities and acknowledge my (the Minor's) experience and capabilities and believe I am (the Minor is) qualified to participate in such Activity. I further acknowledge that I am aware that the activity will be conducted in facilities open to the public during the Activity. I further agree and warrant that if, at any time, I believe conditions to be unsafe; I will (instruct the Minor to) immediately discontinue further participation in the Activity. 2. I fully understand that: (a) The Pennsylvania State Archery Association activities involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death (“Risks”); (b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my (the Minor's) own actions, or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Activity, the condition in which the Activity takes place or the negligence of the “Releasees” named below; (C) there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages incurred as a result of my (or the Minor's) participation in the Activity. 3. I herby release, discharge, covenant not to sue, and agree to hold harmless The Pennsylvania State Archery Association, their respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place (each considered one of the “Releasees” herein) from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my (or the Minor's) account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the “Releasees” or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations and further agree that if, despite this release, I, (the Minor) or anyone on my behalf (or the Minor's behalf) makes a claim against any of the Releasees named above, I will indemnify, save and hold harmless each of the Releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss liability, damage or cost any may incur as the result of any such claim. I have read this agreement, fully understand and it’s terms, understand that I have give up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by the law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid that the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday - PSAA Animal Round - 8:00 AM – Opening Ceremonies / Official Scoring to Follow

Sunday – PSAA Animal Round- 8:00 AM – Opening Ceremonies / Official Scoring to Follow

Special notice to all archers:

Notices - ALL SHOOTERS will be required to check in with registration prior to shooting - Bow inspection for Barebow and Bowhunter shooters will  also be done in conjunction with this - please have your equipment ready.

Check in - ALL shooters will be required to check in prior to shooting - This will take place at the registration area under the pavillion.  Shooters that need equipment inspected (Bowhunter & Barebow Divisions) will also have this take place during this time.  Please have your equipment ready for check in.    Check in will run from 7:00am - 7:45 am - all changes to divisions / classes must be completed during check in!

MEALS: Breakfast served out of the clubhouse starting around 6:30am each day.  Lunch served as archers have completed shooting for the day.

Camping: A camping area is available above the practice range next to the parking lot. No electrical or water hook ups.  There are 2 shows and restrooms outside the clubhouse.  Fill out and send the camping form along with $20 fee paid to MSA.

**Shooting Rotation if any will be determined by the target group.

Practice range will be open Friday evening and Saturday and and Sunday from 6:30Am until the announcement is made that the practice range is closed and the shooting is ready to begin.

PSAA General Rules & Information for All State Championship Rounds

Full Rules and Details for each round can be found on the website – www.psaa.net and in the PSAA Yearbook

Opening Ceremonies & Announcements: Each Tournament will begin with announcements at 8am each day and official scoring to follow.  **For the Indoor Tournament Only – there will be second opening announcements at noon for the start of that line with official scoring to follow.   Target assignments: Target assignments will be posted on Facebook the night prior to the tournament.  They will also be available during check -in.

You WILL NOT receive any confirmation for your shoot registration. ALL shooters must check in prior to 7:45am!  **For Indoors you will be placed on the line you signed up for. The time you select will be for BOTH days.   If there is a problem or we need to make a change, you will be contacted by phone.

Equipment Inspections Bowhunter & Barebow Divisions: Each shooter in these divisions must have their equipment (primary and any back up equipment that may be used) inspected and scorecard verified to determine that the equipment is legal for the division based on the rules found in the PSAA rulebook. Inspection time is 7:00-7:45am for each shoot.  (At Indoors the Noon line inspection time is 11:00 – 11:45am)   Failure to have this completed during inspection time will result in the shooter being placed in the unlimited division.  ** Please note that any archer’s equipment may be inspected at any time based on the PSAA rulebook. **

Classification: The Board voted in the fall of 2023 to eliminate classification and move to a division based only system with flighting for award purposes.

Advance registration is mandatory:  Late fees will be assessed on all entries postmarked after the Tuesday following the regional. (online registration is open with a late fee beginning 1 week priorot to the event) Walk-on shooters will be accommodated only if space is available.  All walk-on shooters must pay the late fee.  Absolutely no exceptions!  Registration will be taken on a first come, first served basis.  Send your registration in early to secure your spot.

Refunds: If you cannot attend this tournament but have paid the required registration fee, you must contact the PSAA Office – by PHONE– on or before the Monday prior to the shoot to be eligible for a 50% refund.

Clothing:  Each archer must be fully attired to participate.  There is no set requirement, but please dress in family friendly attire.

Scorecards: Scorecards will be handed out during check-in on Saturday.

At the end of shooting on Saturday, each individual archer is responsible for his/her own score cards.  Please make certain that the scorecards are properly filled out and initialed stating that everything is correct and submit them to the registration area.  Archers will be responsible for bringing their card back with them on Sunday.

On Sunday at the completion of the entire tournament, each individual archer is responsible for turning in his/her score cards to the registration committee.

Targets: All Archers will shoot the targets provided by the PSAA for the State Championship Tournament.  The targets will be available at the start of the shoot. Archers will not be permitted to get targets ahead of time.  Also, per the rules in the PSAA Yearbook, no markings of any kind may be place on a target. At any time during a tournament, the Range Captains have the authority to have a target be replaced when scoring lines are not easily determined.

Teams:  On Sunday, a master team scorecard will be provided for the members of your team. The team captain is responsible for picking up the team scorecard; for getting and recording all team members’ scores; for completing the team scorecard; for returning the completed card to the registration committee.  The total score from both days will be used for the team score.  Plaques will be awarded to the winning team(s).

Awards:  Sunday, at the completion of the tournament and after all scores have been properly compiled, the official Awards Ceremony will be held.  We encourage you to stay for this event as awards are no longer mailed. Awards will be given in all divisions (after necessary flighting) based on the following:  7 or more shooters – 1st, 2nd, & 3rdplaces awarded, 4-6 shooters -1st& 2ndplaces awarded, 1*-3 shooters-1stplace awarded *If there is only one shooter, the archer must make class on one of the two days. Team awards and Husband and Wife Awards will also be announced at this time.

Membership: You will notice on your shoot registration form that the form will not be accepted until your current year of PSAA membership dues are paid .If you want, you may send both your PSAA membership application and the shoot registration form in together.  Thanks for your help!

ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES WILL BE PERMITTED DURING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENTS!

Tickets

  • Adult Shoot Fee

    Sale ends: Aug 09, 11:59 PM

    Registration Fee for anyone 18 and older and registered prior to the online late cut-off of August 9, 2024! **You are required to have a current PSAA membership paid prior to participating in this event.** You must include the purchase of one (1) $3 online transaction fee ticket to your order. If you do not include the transaction fee, you will be required to pay it prior to shooting. **You are required to have a current PSAA membership paid prior to participating in this event.**

    $35.00
  • Youth Shoot Fee

    Sale ends: Aug 09, 11:59 PM

    Registration Fee for anyone 17 and younger and registered prior to the online late cut-off of August 9, 2024! **You are required to have a current PSAA membership paid prior to participating in this event.** You must include the purchase of one (1) $3 online transaction fee ticket to your order. If you do not include the transaction fee, you will be required to pay it prior to shooting.

    $25.00
  • $3 Transaction Fee - Must Add

    Sale ends: Aug 14, 4:00 PM

    This is the required $3 transaction fee- you must add 1 of these tickets to your cart when purchasing shoot ticket fees. (You will need to fill out the ticket information for this ticket too - just do it for 1 person in the group or yourself if purchasing alone - this is due to how the system is set up.) If you do not add this fee to the cart, you will be required to pay the fee prior to shooting the day of the event. Thank you!

    $3.00

Total

$0.00

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