2018 IBO Rule Changes

 14-Sep-2017

I.B.O IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR 2018

  •  7. Sight tapes, which are being used during competition, must be covered to prevent yardage from being disclosed to other competitors

  • 6. Female Bowhunter Open (FBO) A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on sights, stabilizers, or style of release.  FBO archers will shoot from the red stake.

  • 7. Bowhunter Release (MBR) A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on stabilizers or style of release. A sight shall have fixed-pin, cross-hair, or circle style pins.  MBR shooters may use a lens with no restrictions on magnification. If circle style pins are used, all circles must be the same size.  Sights may not be adjusted after entering the shooting course.  MBR archers will shoot from the green stake.

  • 8. Female Bowhunter Release (FBR) A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with no restriction on stabilizers or style of release. A sight shall have fixed pin, cross hair, or circle style pins.  FBR shooters may use a lens with no restrictions on magnification.  If circle style pins are used, all circles must be the same size. Sights may not be adjusted after entering the shooting course.  FBR archers will shoot from the yellow stake.

  • 10. Advanced Hunter Class (AHC) A compound, recurve, or longbow shot with or without sights. A sight shall have fixed pins, cross-hair, or circle style pins.  AHC archers may use a lens with no restrictions on magnification. 

  • HF, MHC, SFHC & SHC ALL REFER TO AHC STANDARDS FOR EQUIPMENT
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  • 16. Physically Challenged (PCBH)
  • An optional class for archers that have an impairment recognized by the Americans With Disabilities Act that substantially limits the archer's ability to compete in a regular class requiring physical activities beyond those recognized by the ADA. This class may be shot with a compound, crossbow, recurve, or longbow with no limitation on stabilizers, sights, or style of release.  If a shooting stick or bow rest device is required in PCBH class, it must be of a monopod design.  Tri-pods, sandbags, or other forms of multipoint bracing are illegal.  Crossbow shooters must comply with crossbow class rules.  PCBH crossbow shooters will shoot from the red stake, all other PCBH competitors will shoot from the orange stake.


 

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