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NFAA and USA Archery age divisions

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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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.

NFAA

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.