2024 Sunshine State Games Events


Schedule and Location
Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, 2024

Gator Bowmen Archery Range
10404 SW Williston Road
Gainesville, Florida 32608

Event venue, dates, and location are subject to change.

Saturday, June 8
720 Round – Gator Bowmen Archery Range, Gainesville
Field Round – 28 targets – Gator Bowmen Archery Range, Gainesville

8:30 a.m.: Instructions
9:00 a.m.: Shoot – Metric 720 Round and 28 Target Field

Sunday, June 9
900 Round – Gator Bowmen Archery Range, Gainesville
3-D Round – 30 marked distance targets – Gator Bowmen Archery Range, Gainesville

8:30 a.m.: Instructions
9:00 a.m.: Shoot – 900 Round 60-50-40 yards and 30 Target 3-D Marked

CLICK HERE for a list of Registered Athletes (As of May 23)

Events

  • 720 Round Recurve
  • 720 Round Compound Release
  • 720 Round Compound Fingers
  • 720 Round Barebow Recurve
  • 900 Round Sunday Crossbow
  • 900 Round Sunday Freestyle
  • 900 Round Sunday Freestyle Limited
  • 900 Round Sunday Freestyle Limited Recurve
  • 900 Round Sunday Barebow Compound
  • 900 Round Sunday Barebow Recurve
  • 900 Round Sunday Bowhunter
  • 900 Round Sunday Bowhunter Freestyle-Limited
  • 900 Round Sunday Bowhunter Freestyle
  • 900 Round Sunday Traditional
  • 900 Round Sunday Longbow
  • 28 Target Field Freestyle
  • 28 Target Field Freestyle Limited
  • 28 Target Field Freestyle Limited Recurve
  • 28 Target Field Barebow Compound
  • 28 Target Field Barebow Recurve
  • 28 Target Field Bowhunter
  • 28 Target Field Bowhunter Freestyle-Limited
  • 28 Target Field Bowhunter Freestyle
  • 28 Target Field Traditional
  • 28 Target Field Longbow
  • 30 Target 3-D Freestyle
  • 30 Target 3-D Freestyle Limited
  • 30 Target 3-D Freestyle Limited Recurve
  • 30 Target 3-D Barebow Recurve
  • 30 Target 3-D Bowhunter
  • 30 Target 3-D Bowhunter Freestyle-Limited
  • 30 Target 3-D Bowhunter Freestyle
  • 30 Target 3-D Traditional
  • 30 Target 3-D Longbow

 

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-registration entry fee is $35. NO refunds. On-site registration entry fee is $50.  NO refunds.  Only cash, checks and money orders will be accepted for on-site registration.
  • All pre-registration entries must be received by June 3, 2024.
  • Archers may compete in only one event each day.
  • No pre-qualifying required.
  • Age as of date for NFAA competition is as of Saturday, June 8, 2024
  • Age as of date for the 720 round (USA Archery Rules) is as of birthdate in 2023.


Format

900 Round, Field Round and Marked 3-D Divisions
Male and Female – Pee Wee (7 and under); Cub (8-11); Youth (12-14); Young Adult (15-17); Adult (18+); Senior (50+); Silver Senior (60+); Master Senior (70+). Ages are determined by the archer’s age on Saturday, June 11, 2024.

720 Round Divisions
Male and Female – Bowman (12 and under); Cub (14 and under); Cadet (16 and under); Junior (18 and under); Adult (18+); 50+ Master (50+); 60+ Master (60+); 70+ Master (70+). Ages are determined as of birthdate in 2024.

Styles for Field, 900 and Marked 3-D

  • Freestyle: All types of bows (compound/recurves) except crossbows; any sight system, mechanical release aids allowed.
  • Freestyle Limited: Same as Freestyle except no release aids allowed.
  • Freestyle Limited Recurve: Same as Freestyle limited except no compound bows and equipment must conform to FITA rules.
  • Barebow Compound: All types of bows except crossbows; no mechanical release aids; no sights; National Field Archery Association (NFAA) rules apply.
  • • Barebow Recurve: Same as Barebow except no compound bows, no draw checks and no stabilizers.
  • *Bowhunter: Maximum 12″ stabilizer, single anchor point, no sights; IFAA rules apply.
  • *Bowhunter Freestyle-Limited: Rules same as Bowhunter except fixed-pin sights allowed. (IFAA rules apply)
  • Bowhunter Freestyle: Rules same as Bowhunter Freestyle Limited except mechanical release aids allowed.
  • *Longbow: Rules same as Bowhunter except bow is a longbow (no recurve bows).
  • *Traditional: Rules same as Bowhunter except no compound bows.
  • Crossbow: NFAA rules apply. Adult only.

* Youth, Young Adult, Adult and Senior Only.


Styles for 720 Round

  • Recurve: Same as Freestyle Limited except no compound bows are allowed and bow must be configured in conformance with FITA/US Archery rules.
  • Compound Release: Same as Freestyle except bow weight is limited to 60lbs. and no electronic equipment allowed.
  • Compound Fingers: Same as Compound Release except no release aides allowed.
  • Barebow Recurve: Same as Barebow except no compound bows, no draw checks and no stabilizers.

 Sports Rules
As established by the FAA, NFAA and US Archery under direction of the Florida Archery Association.

Awards
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be awarded to first three places in each Class.  At the discretion of the Match Director additional awards may be given.

Registration
CLICK HERE to Register.

Hotel Information
CLICK HERE for 2024 Hotel information.

Qualification for 2024 State Games of America in California
Sunshine State Games Archery athletes are eligible to compete in the 2024 State Games of America, to be held in San Diego, California, August 1-4, 2024.

Time frame to qualify for the 2024 State Games of America
2024 (before July 1): All gold, silver, and bronze medalists qualify from NCSG Member State programs, both Winter and Summer.

Any medalists from the 2022 State Games of America is eligible to compete in 2024. Visit www.stategamesofamerica.com/faqs for more information.

FSF Staff Contact
OJ Hill
(850) 577-7207 or ojhill@playinflorida.com

State Directors
Oliver Austin
850-688-2800 or oaustin@fsu.edu

Directors of Shooting
900 – Oliver Austin, 850-688-2800
720 – Jake Pettitt
Field – David Ireland
3-D – Daci Breazu
Administration – Nick Matheson

Club Contact
Edna Lloyd – 386-365-2353