2007 World Indoor Team Trials (WITT 2007)
**NOTE:I have been made aware that the NAA has chosen to not pay the costs of *any* archer to attend the World Indoor Championships in Turkey. There is to be no funding whatsoever, regardless of place finish in the WITT. (webmaster, 12/30/2006.)
January 12-14, 2007
* Maximum 128 archers per Line. Lines requests will be filled based on registration payment date, so register early!
•$75.00 - Entry Fee
•$18.00 - Tournament T-Shirt ( S, M, L, XL)
•(Additional T-Shirts will NOT be available at the tournament.)
•$30.00 - Optional Star FITA Qualifier.
•This additional qualifying round, hosted by the Texas 10’s, is held to give archers an opportunity to complete 2 full qualifying rounds before the funding period expires on January 14, 2007.
•$25.00 - LATE FEE if postmarked after December 15, 2006.
Texas 10’s Archery Club
Attn: Teresa Meyers
6140 Dick Price Road
Fort Worth, Texas 76140.
The cancellation deadline is January 1, 2007. Refund of Registration fee will be less 30% for processing. No refunds after January 1, 2007.
General Tournament Information –The 9th FITA World Indoor Championships will be held in Izmir, Turkey from March 13-17, 2007. If you are interested in representing the United States at this prestigious event, you must participate in the World Indoor Trials, which will be hosted by the Texas 10’s Archery Club in Hillsboro, Texas.
***** No qualifying score is required to participate in this Trials Event. *****
***** NAA and/or NFAA Members are eligible to participate. *****
*All World Indoor Championship team members must be current members of USA Archery.
Tournament Director -Teresa Meyers, 817-478-2514 home or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location -Hillsboro Civic Center, 1320 Corsicana Hwy, Hillsboro, TX 76645, located one block off I-35 West, 72
miles south of Dallas/Ft. Worth.
Friday, January 12th:
9:00am 11:00am - Unofficial Practice
12:00pm 3:00pm - Optional Star FITA Qualifier (60 Arrows)
5:00pm 9:00pm - Official Practice and Equipment Inspection
Saturday, January 13th
7:00am 7:45am - Practice and Inspection – Line A
7:45am 8:00am - Opening Ceremonies
8:00am 11:00am - Line A (FITA I – 60 Arrows)
11:00am 11:45am - Practice and Inspection – Line B
12:00pm 3:00pm - Line B (FITA I – 60 Arrows)
4:00pm 7:00pm - Round Robin 1 matches (See following event format)
Sunday, January 14th
7:30am 8:15am - Practice
8:15am 11:30am - Round Robin 2 matches (See following event format)
11:30am 12:30am - Lunch Break
12:30pm 6:00pm - Round Robin 3 matches (See following event format)
TBA - Presentation of Team Members/Team Meeting/Drug Testing
All archers will shoot a Qualifying Round (18m FITA I Indoor Round) of 60 arrows at 18 meters at a Vertical 3-spot 40cm face. At the completion of the Qualifying Round categories will be cut to 16 archers for the Round Robin matches. In categories with fewer than 16 archers, the category will be cut to 8. If there are fewer than 8 archers in a category, it will be cut to 4. Any position ties will be resolved according to FITA Rule 220.127.116.11. Ties for entrance into the Round Robin matches will be resolved according to FITA Rule 18.104.22.168.1. In categories of 16, each archer will shoot against every other archer in the category once (15 matches). In groups of 8, each archer will shoot against every other archer in the category twice (14 matches). In groups of 4, each archer will shoot against every other archer four times (12 matches).
FITA Rule 22.214.171.124 states Vertical triple faces will be mandatory for the Indoor World Championship. Therefore, the U.S. World Trials format will uphold FITA Rule 126.96.36.199 and make it mandatory that all archers shoot at a Vertical 3-spot 40cm face.
In the effort to keep the event on schedule and save time, archers will be permitted to inspect their targets during the tournament and change them if deemed necessary by the judges.
Day 1: Round Robin 1
•Category of 16 – First 5 matches of the fifteen match Round Robin Event
•Category of 8 – First 5 matches of the fourteen match Round Robin Event
•Category of 4 – First 5 matches of the twelve match Round Robin Event
Day 2: Round Robin 2
•Category of 16 – Next 5 matches of the fifteen match Round Robin Event
•Category of 8 – Next 5 matches of the fourteen match Round Robin Event
•Category of 4 – Next 4 matches of the twelve match Round Robin Event
Day 2: Round Robin 3
•Category of 16 – Last 5 matches of the fifteen match Round Robin Event
•Category of 8 – Last 4 matches of the fourteen match Round Robin Event
•Category of 4 – Last 3 matches of the twelve match Round Robin Event
Tie Resolution Procedures -Any position ties will be resolved according to FITA Rule 188.8.131.52 (10’s & 9’s). Ties at the cut-off position and Round Robin match ties will be resolved according to FITA Rule 184.108.40.206 (single arrow shootoff). Ties in accumulated points for last team position will be resolved by 12-arrow match (3 arrow ends) followed by shoot-off, if necessary.
Standings -Total points shot in the Trials (excluding tie-breaking arrows), plus tow (2) bonus points for each match won, will determine standings (under RR1 and RR2)
Category of 16 – Qualifying Round + Round Robin (240 arrows) + 30 possible bonus pts = 2430 possible accumulated points.
Category of 8 – Qualifying Round + Round Robin (228 arrows) + 28 possible bonus pts =2308 possible accumulated points.
Category of 4 – Qualifying Round + Round Robin (204 arrows) + 24 possible bonus pts = 2064 possible accumulated points.
Team Selection -The top three (3) archers in each category will comprise the 2007 U.S. World Indoor Team. The 4th ranked archer in each category will be the alternate. The NAA will NOT fund - all places will be self-funded which means that the archer will have to pay all expenses associated with representing the US at the World Indoor Championships.
Team Information - The team will travel to Izmir, Turkey for the Championships to be held March 13-17, 2007.
Exact travel dates and funding information will be discussed during a Team Meeting on Sunday, January 14, 2007, immediately after the team is selected. The cost for self-funded team members to attend the World Indoor Championships will be determined.
Drug Testing –The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will conduct drug testing at this event.
Dress Code –The NAA Dress Code will be enforced during all phases of the trial event.
FOR THE REGISTRATION FORM AND PENDING HOTEL INFORMATION, USE THIS LINK TO THE USA ARCHERY WEBSITE- YOU WILL NEED ADOBE ACROBAT IN ORDER TO VIEW AND PRINT THE FORM.
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