TAIL (Texas Archery Indoor League) – Monthly tournament series (Jan-Nov), last Sunday each month at Texas Archery Academy. 1pm registration, 2pm start $15, World Archery format  – 30 arrow World Archery indoor format, with special shoot down after 30 arrows! You are striving for your top 2 scores during the season to qualify you for TAIL END – earn Shooter of the Year recognition.  This also serves as a regular indoor “Pins Shoot” to earn individual performance awards from USA Archery under tournament conditions.


 TAIL details 

Texas Cup  (January) – Vegas/Lancaster warmup $50 entry, 70% payback per division entries! –  Qualifier shoot to seed bracketed Shoot Down! Open to all skill levels and equipment (no crossbow). details

Cupid Shoot Fun Shoot (February) – Mixed team event compete for romantic themed prizes in the “Game of Life” challenge.

Scout Invitational (April all month)


TEXANS 900 (May 19th, Saturday) presented at one of our Texans Archery Club outdoor ranges – 30 arrows at 3 outdoor target distances.

Bowhunter Tune Up  (June) – Outdoor survival course with hunting scenarios. Carry 3 arrows only (with hit or miss scoring, bonus points and miss penalties). Barebow get handicap. Players may buy up two arrows back for misses (mulligan). Start as you arrive from 9am-noon. The cost is $20 members, $25 non. Survive the course, participate in  $pot shoot down and raffle for hunts/gear! (Can be done as a Hagerman Qualifier requirement.- 80% of shots must hit the “vitals” on the target.)

Shoot For Dollar$ & Archery Rummage Sale (September 30th, Sunday) – part of our annual ON TARGET fundraiser. Sponsor a shooter, donate $ per point they achieve (shoot) held during our September TAIL tournament (300 point max).


Halloween “Spook Shoot” (October 27th, Saturday night) – Shoot for your candy! We supply all the equipment for a family fun shoot! Crazy targets and activities to provide your gremlins a FUN, safe, Halloween experience! Costumes invited!

EAGLE INVITE (October) Collegiate archery teams meet.

TAIL END (November 25th, Sunday) – Culmination of the Texas Archery Indoor League, Shooter of the Year awards and Top Turkey shoot off!

November – Combine 2 best individual scores from TAIL season, with 60 arrow score during TAIL END. This will be used for special SOY (Shooter Of The Year) awards! These will be Male and Female SOY by Division (age) and Style (equipment). 

Additionally, your TAIL END score will seed you in our special “shoot off” event, the TURKEY SHOOT! Top 8 shooters from Barebow, Recurve-sights, and Compound-sights will separately compete for individual TOP TURKEY scratch ($). This is an open event to all shooters regardless of prior participation. The shooters are paired by seed (8 against 1, etc), shoot 3 arrow end at vertical 3 spot target, best score wins advancement, loser steps out!

WINTER WONDERLAND NASP OPEN – (December 7 & 8th, Saturday) – NASP format event 10 and 15 meters.

TMT TBD (December 14-16th)

SYWAT Shoot (December 29-30) shooting lines at 10am and 2pm both days.




Additionally, we have leagues to participate in. Usually 6 to 10 week formats. Check at your favorite indoor range to see what is being offered.

Competition age divisions

The NFAA and USA Archery have different ways of determining which age division you would compete in. NFAA competitions use your age on the day of competition, while USA Archery uses your age through the end of the calendar year.


Participants may compete as a:

  • Cub (under 12)
  • Youth (12–14)
  • Young Adult (15–17)
  • Adult (18–49)
  • Senior (50–59)
  • Silver Senior (60–69)
  • Master Senior (70+)

USA Archery youth classes

Participants may compete as a:

  • “Bowman” through the calendar year of their 12th birthday.
  • “Cub” through the calendar year of their 14th birthday.
  • “Cadet” through the calendar year of their 17th birthday.
  • “Junior” through the calendar year of their 20th birthday.

USA Archery senior and master age classes

Participants may compete as a:

  • “Senior” at any point they wish.
  • “Master 50+” when the competition takes place in the year of their 50th birthday and thereafter.
  • “Master 60+” when the competition takes place in the year of their 60th birthday and thereafter.
  • “Master 70+” when the competition takes place in the year of their 70th birthday and thereafter.

Age division calculator

Enter your birthdate below and see what NFAA and USA Archery age divisions you would enter for a competition today. To see what division you would compete in at a future event, enter a date in the second date field.

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