Archery Center Selection Guidelines at a Glance

Guidelines for SelectionRegional Archery Center FacilityCommunity Archery FacilityLocal Club or Recreation Dept. Archery Facility
501(c)(3) or Governmental Organization to be eligible to receive ESDF funding and to operate centerRequiredRequiredRequired
Established 501(c)(3) organization with track record of financial stabilityRequiredRequiredRequired
Community and Financial Support from City, County, State, or DNRRequiredRequiredRequired
Support All Styles of ArcheryRequired Olympic-Style Training,
Olympic-Style Practice & Competition Fields,
Field & 3-D Courses & Bowhunting Ranges
Required Olympic-Style Practice,
3-D & Field Courses, & Bowhunting Ranges
Practice Ranges
Year Round Training Facility – Cold weather locations with sheltered outdoor shooting lineIndoor & Outdoor Shooting Ranges RequiredOutdoor or IndoorOutdoor or Indoor
Archery Training and Transition programs with an Olympic-Style Archery Goal (program progression through NASP, ASAP, JOAD, JOAD Elite, OAS, Dream Team, College Archery Program, Olympic Team, Resident Athletes)RequiredDesirableOptional
Archer Progress tracked and reported to National Champs data base of National Head Coach and NAARequiredRequiredDesirable
Near Major Regional Population CenterRequiredDesirableOptional
Near Major College or University with sports medicine capabilities, and College Archery Program Potential (within approximately a 1-hour drive)RequiredDesirableOptional
Current National, Regional, and Local archery activitiesNationalRegionalLocal
Strategic proposal to expand current youth, interscholastic and collegiate programsRequiredInterscholastic and CollegiateYouth

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