2014 ITAA Outdoor State Championship





August 9 & 10, 2014



RESULTS are available here!

List of links for photos:

Kathy’s ITAA Outdoor Championship Photos


The Illinois Target Archery Association will hold its Outdoor State Championship on August 9th and 10th.  The tournament will be held on the grounds of Mooseheart Child City and School in Mooseheart, Illinois (near Batavia).  We are indebted to Chicagoland JOAD for hosting this year’s tournament.  It will be a 900 Metric Round.  Please take note of the shooting days and times below.  The USA Archery dress code for tournaments will be encouraged.  Equipment inspection will take place ahead of time.  USA Archery age/gender/bow style categories will be in place for awards.  The ITAA holds open championships.  Membership in USA Archery, the NFAA, IBO, etc. is not required.


900 Round Format:

For all Masters, all Seniors, all Juniors, and Cadet Compound, the shoot will consist of a total of 90 arrows (6 arrow ends):  30 at 60M, 30 at 50M, and 30 at 40M.


For all Cubs and Cadet Recurve, the shoot will consist of a total 90 arrows (6 arrow ends):  30 at 40M, 30 at 30M, and 30 at 20M.


For all Bowman, the shoot will consist of a total of 90 arrows (6 arrow ends):  30 at 30M, 30 at 25M, and 30 at 20M.


For Novices, the shoot will consist of a total 45 arrows (5 arrow ends):  15 at 15M, 15 at 12M, and 15 at 10M.


For Shooters unfamiliar with the USA Archery style of target tournaments, here is a primer on What to Expect at one of our tournaments.


Shooting Times:

Each day, check-in and equipment inspection will begin at 7:30 AM and must be completed by 8:45 AM.  Beginning at 9:00 AM, there will be two practice ends at the longest distance with scoring to follow immediately.  There will be no practice ends at the shorter distances.


On Saturday, August 9th, Cadet Recurve, all Cub, all Bowman, and all Novices will shoot. (Note: Cadet Recurve is on Saturday)


On Sunday, August 10th, all Master, all Senior, All Junior, and Cadet Compound will shoot.  (Note, Cadet Compound is on Sunday)


Each shooting session is limited to the facility’s capacity of 64 shooters.

Additional shooting times will be added in the afternoon of each day in the event that the shooting line reaches capacity.



Awards will be presented to the top three places in each USA Archery category.   All Novices will receive a participation award.


There is a $25 shooting fee.


USA Archery Age Categories:

If you were born in 2002 or more recently, you are a Bowman

If you were born in 2000 or 2001, you are a Cub

If you were born in 1997, 1998 or 1999, you are a Cadet

If you were born in 1994, 1995, or 1996, you are a Junior

If you were born between 1965 and 1993, you are a Senior

If you were born between 1955 and 1964, you are a Master 50+

If you were born between 1945 and 1954, you are a Master 60+

If you were born between 1935 and 1944, you are a Master 70+


Novice participation should be determined by your JOAD coach.  Novices can be any age, gender, and bow style.  The intent of the Novice division is to introduce new shooters to tournament style competition.


Pre-registration: is required by filling out the form online below.



The entrance to Mooseheart Child City and School’s 1000 acre and campus and community is located on Route 31.  It is approximately a mile and a half north of Butterfield Road (Rt. 56) or a mile and a half south of downtown Batavia.

Chicagoland JOAD has more detailed directions here


Here is a PDF map of Mooseheart Child City and School, with the Field used for archery marked in the northeast corner.