18m Recurve League
PLEASE READ AND THEN FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW. Thanks!
Always check www.archerytrainingcenter.com/calendar just before coming to the league in case there are changes or cancellations.

PREREQUISITES:
This registration form is for
- Archery Training Center archers who have graduated to 18m and
- Competitive Archery Program (CAP) archers.

PURPOSE:
To have a weekly competition that maintains interest all year long, allows all levels to compete on a level playing field, and provides more experienced archers regular competitive experience.

PLEASE NOTE:
The 18-m League is in addition to, not a replacement for, the regularly scheduled ATCI and CAP training classes.
There is NO coaching, training, equipment fixes on league nights. This is practice even for the instructors!

PLEASE COMPLETE ONE REGISTRATION FORM FOR EACH ARCHER.

DATES: FEB 16 - MAY 25, 2017
TIMES: THURSDAYS: 7:00-8:30pm

ADDRESSES:
RANGE: 10203 OLD Manchaca Rd., Austin, TX 78748
MAILING: Archery Training Center, Inc., PO Box 93216, Austin, TX 78709

CONTACT: USA Level 2 Instructor Dale
EMAIL: racae@archerytrainingcenter.com
CELL: 512 436 8813

CAPACITY: 10 archers per league night
AGES: 8 - 80 years old
DISTANCES: 18m only
BOWS: Recurves
DRAW WEIGHT: Up to 45 lbs.

DAYS CLOSED:
MONDAYS and FRIDAYS
APRIL 15/16: EASTER WEEKEND
MAY 6: RANGE CLOSED
MAY 14: MOTHER'S DAY
MAY 29 - JUNE 23 : PRIVATE EVENT, RANGE CLOSED

REGISTRATION IS ON A FIRST-RECEIVED AND PAID BASIS.
This registration form must be completed and your payment received in order for you to be registered and a place reserved for you.

MINIMUM ENROLLMENT:
The 18-m League will be held only if there are 5 or more archers registered for the League.
If the League does not make this minimum registration requirement, you will be notified at least one week in advance, so you can reschedule. Instructor Dale at his discretion may agree to hold the League, even if it doesn't make the minimum registration.

FORMAT:
The distance will be 18m (unless a themed week).
Everyone will shoot on the same target, even in themed weeks.
Two practice ends for sighting in
One timed scoring round
Double-scoring and marking targets
As close to tournament conditions as possible
We’ll have music playing and/or anything to make a fun atmosphere.

HANDICAP SYSTEM:
Every archer must score three rounds before a handicap is assigned.
The handicap reflects the ability of the archer.
Subsequent rounds are measured against the handicap and a ‘net’ score is used for league rankings.
If a round is scored that beats a previous handicap, the archer’s handicap is lowered accordingly.
Handicaps are constantly recalculated, but never increase, so archers always try to reach their best level.
The archer shows progress by lowering their handicap.

Examples:
Bob shoots three rounds of 255, 250, 247. The average is 251. The total score of 300 - 251 gives 49. We take 75% of that value to get a handicap of 36. The next time Bob shoots he will start out with 36 points. If he scores 255, his net score would be 291.

Sally shoots three rounds of 232, 205 and 198. The average is 212. The total score of 300 - 212 gives 88. We take 75% of that value to get a handicap of 66. The next time Sally shoots, she scores 240, making her net score 306. Sally wins more league points than Bob, even though Bob scored a higher gross score (255 vs 240).

Because Sally scored a higher score than her current handicap, her handicap must be adjusted as follows:
Last round was 240. The 240 handicap would be 45 (300 - 240 * 75%). Her previous handicap was 66. The difference between 45 and 66 is 21. We divide that by 2 to give 11. Sally will now have 11 knocked off her handicap to give a new handicap of 55. From that point forward, Sally now has to maintain the new level she achieved.

LEAGUE POINTS AND RESULTS:
League points are accumulated each week based on net placement. Whoever turns up gets points regardless of placement. If we have 10 people in the league, then the net winner for that week gets 10 points, the 2nd place gets 9, the 3rd gets 8, etc. In the event of a tie, both players would get the same number of points. Once points are allocated, the league table is recalculated and published/printed out and posted on the ATCI walls.
Example:
Player 1 nets 299 (tied 1st, 10 points)
Player 2 nets 299 (tied 1st, 10 points)
Player 3 nets 280 (3rd place, 8 points - there is no second place)

AWARDS:
Weekly winner : Bragging rights.
Monthly winner : Some kind of award (ideas welcome).
Semester winner : Main award (ideas welcome)
Annual winner will be announced and awarded at the ATCI Annual Awards Banquet in mid-August each year.

HOW MUCH DO I OWE?
$0 : YOU'LL SHOOT FREE in the 18-m League:
- if you are a full member of CAP or
- after you score (at 18m) 280 pts on a 40cm target face or 290 pts on a 60cm target face
- after you sign up for the ATCI Progressive Program AND meet the following weekly minimum time requirements outside of the 18m League:
5 hrs/wk - Indoor 3B at 18m (up to 200 pts. twice)
6 hrs/wk - Indoor 4 at 18m (200-249 pts.)
8 hrs/wk - Indoor 5 at 18m (250-269 pts.) - Time to apply to Coach Alex's CAP
10 hrs/wk - Indoor 6 at 18m (270-289 pts.)
- when you become a USA Archery certified instructor. (You need to be at least 15 years old AND a CAP archer.)
$15/league night : ATCI Recreational archers at 18m who pay monthly for regular ATCI training classes
$20/league night : ATCI Recreational archers at 18m who attend at least ONE ATCI training class/week

YOUR FEE = No. of league nights x league night fee

REFUNDS, CREDITS, and SUBSTITUTIONS:
There are no refunds or credits for paid days missed FEB 16 - MAY 25, 2016, except in the case of injury, long-term illness, unforeseen move out of the Austin area, being expelled for a safety violation or if we cancel a league night. If, however, you let us know that you will miss a league night, you can substitute another league night as long as there are places left in that league night during the SPRING 2017 semester.

In the case of physical injury or long-term illness, we require a doctor's note saying the archer is unable to practice archery, and then a doctor's note saying the archer is fit to return to archery, before the archer will be allowed back in class or any refunds issued.

Progressive archers must meet the time/attendance requirements each week to remain in the Progressive Program. Those who fall short of the weekly time/attendance requirements will automatically be considered Recreational, and Recreational class fees will apply for future classes and begin that Sunday.

HOW DO I PAY IN ADVANCE?
We accept checks, cash (exact change please), and credit cards (+3.8%) in person at the indoor range.
Please make your check payable to "Archery Training Center, Inc." and give it to us at the range or mail it to us at:
Archery Training Center, Inc., PO Box 93216, Austin, TX 78709-3216

MEMBERSHIP IN USA ARCHERY:
Membership in USA Archery is now REQUIRED to participate in JOAD and Adult Training.
This is a new USA Archery requirement. If you would like to see the benefits of a USAA membership:
http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Membership/Membership-Benefits
JOIN USA ARCHERY: https://webpoint.usarchery.org/wp/Memberships/Join.wp
(Youths <17yrs: $35; Adults: $50; Family: $80)
You can attend 2 JOAD classes before joining USAA, but then we'll need to see your membership card!
Membership in USA Archery is also required before you can receive the USA Archery lanyard and Star Pin awards, and before competing in any Texas or National tournaments.

SAFE SPORTS:
PARENTS PLEASE NOTE: We are part of the US Olympic Committee's Safe Sport program, so we minimally require one other adult besides the instructor to be present at all times. Please plan to stay with your child or take turns with other parents or adults staying whenever necessary to fulfill this requirement. THANKS!

WAIVERS:
Please fill out, sign, and return the Membership, Liability, Safety Rules, Photo, Medical, and Supervision Releases available at the range or attached to the e-mail you received.

QUESTIONS?
E-mail us at racae@archerytrainingcenter.com
Cell: 512 436 8813

*NTS = National Training System
*JOAD = Junior Olympic Archery DevelopmentATC Indoor League Proposal

First and Last Name of Archer *
Please fill out one registration form per archer.
Your answer
Has the archer taken and graduated out of Indoor 1, 2, and 3, and shoots at 18m, therefore fulfilling the prerequisites above? *
Which league nights do you want to register for? *
There are 15 Thursday 18-m League nights from 7:00-8:30pm during the SPRING 2017 semester.
Required
What is the total number of league nights you have registered for? *
Your answer
What is your total fee? *
Your fee = (No. of league nights x league night fee). $0/league night for ATCI Progressive and CAP archers; $15/league night for ATCI recreational monthly payers; $20/league night for ATCI recreational archers
Your answer
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