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The Adult Archery Program is a program of USA Archery that allows adults to learn proper shooting technique, achieve awards based on score, and pursue competition if they wish, during a series of classes taught by a certified coach or instructor.

Similar in scope to USA Archery’s Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) program, the Adult Archery Program is a logical “next step” for adult archers pursuing this lifetime sport.

What does the Adult Archery Program offer the archer? In addition to receiving clear instruction and coaching via our National Training System, membership in an archery program provides unique benefits to adults, including the opportunity to make new friends, a great upper-body workout, and the chance to build self-confidence, and learn team-building skills.

Whether your interest in archery is purely recreational, or an Olympic, Paralympic or World Championship dream, USA Archery’s Adult Archery Program is designed to help you pursue all that archery has to offer. Click here to start your Adult Archery Program today. 

Ready to start shooting? Click here to find a USA Archery Club to join!

For important information on club membership, coaches and volunteers, and club members, please click here.

Adult Archery Achievement Program

Similar to JOAD, Adults have the opportunity to shoot for the gold! Through our system of rewarding excellence, students have the opportunity to earn awards for their scores, which become progressively more challenging as the archer’s skill level increases.

A full USA Archery Youth, Adult, or Family membership is required to participate.

Please see below for more information on the Adult Archery Achievement Program: 

Are you a club leader? Click here to order Adult Archery Program award pins and lanyards! Has one of your adult students qualified for their gold, silver or bronze pin? Click here to request it!

USA Archery Mail-In Tournament

Adult archers: wax your bowstrings, re-fletch your arrows, and put your game faces on: The USA Archery Mail-In Tournament is a GREAT way to test your skills against archers across the country, from the comfort of your home archery range. This tournament runs year round!

Traditionally one of the most fun and least expensive tournaments of the year, the USA Archery Mail-In Tournament Series offers new and experienced youth and adult archers the opportunity to participate in a national competition without ever leaving their home archery range, and at a very low cost.

Click here for USA Archery Mail-In Tournament Rules and Fees

Click here for more information on USA Archery’s Mail-In Tournament, including dates and a registration form.