2017 World Senior Championship: Addendum to COMPOUND Canadian Team Selection Policy with Trials Registration Form

Mexico City, Mexico, October 15-22, 2017

1)        INTRODUCTION

This document is an Addendum to Archery Canada’s COMPOUND Canadian Team Selection Policy.  The Canadian Team Selection Policy governs all Archery Canada’s selection processes to Canadian Teams. The purpose of this document is to define the event specific terms used by Archery Canada to select and prepare the athletes, who will represent Canada at the 2017 World Championship (WC).

2)        SELECTION CRITERIA

To be eligible for selection, athletes must meet the following eligibility criteria for the 2017 WC.

Eligibility

  • Athletes must have shot at least two (2) scores in a 720 round equal to or above the scores in the table below, between January 1, 2016 – July 30, 2017.  Any qualifying score must be officially published on the web.  If not published on the web, the original scorecard or a scanned copy signed by the Director of Scoring of the tournament must be sent to Archery Canada’s Compound/Field Archery Coordinator, Sean McKenty by Monday, July 31, 2017.  The tournaments at which the qualifying scores were achieved must have been:
    • Registered with Archery Canada                                
    • Registered with World Archery; or
    • Registered with any World Archery member association (i.e. USA Archery).

Compound

Score

Men

691

Women

670

  • Athletes must have submitted their Notice of Intent to Attend Trials form to Archery Canada’s Compound/Field Archery Coordinator as soon as possible in order to facilitate planning, but no later than Friday, June 30, 2017.  
  • Athletes must have submitted their Trials Fee to Archery Canada no later than Friday, June 30, 2017.  In the event an athlete has submitted their Notice of Intent and their Trials Fee but does not meet the first eligibility requirement by July 30, 2017, the athlete will be reimbursed their Trial Fee.

Team Activities

Athletes selected for the 2017 WC Canadian Team will have to participate in training or competition activities as communicated by the 2017 WC coaching team.  Such activities will mainly take place during the 2017 Canadian Outdoor Target Championship in Brossard, Quebec.

Team Size

The maximum number of archers which Archery Canada can enter in the 2017 WC is as follows:

  • Three (3) Compound Men
  • Three (3) Compound Women

3)              SELECTION PROCESS

  • Athletes who have met all the eligibility requirements will be allowed to participate in the Selection Trials, which will be held August 5-7, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec will be consisting of:
  • Eng 2017 Compound World Trials Registration form (pdf)    
  • Fr 2017Essais Nationaux Selection Poulies Championnat du monde (pdf)
  • Saturday, August 5th: Check-in, equipment inspection, official practice
  • Sunday, August 6th: DAY 1    720 Qualification round          
  • Monday, August 7th DAY 2   Round robin match play
  • Points will be awarded to the athletes for each Day based on their final placement for that Day’s event.  Based on the points awarded, the athletes will be ranked accordingly, forming the Selection Trial Ranking List.  (Specific breakdown of how the points will be awarded for each Day will be published on the web no later than June 30, 2017.)
  • After Day 2 points have been awarded to the athletes, the athletes’ Day 2 total will then be added to their Day 1 total, resulting in a cumulative total.  Athletes will then be re-ranked according to their cumulative total for the Selection Team Rank.
  • The top three (3) athletes from the Final Selection Team Ranking List will be named to the Team.
  • The 4th place athlete from the Final Selection Team Ranking List will be named as the Alternate.

TRIALS FORMAT

Day 1

  • One 72 Arrow Qualification Round will be shot, and ranking points will be allocated to the top eight (8) archers according to their ranking at the conclusion of the Qualification Round. Compound archers will shoot 50m. Points will be allocated according to Table 1 below:

 

Ranking

Points

1

8

2

7

3

6

4

5

5

4

6

3

7

2

8

1

Table 1. Qualification Round Ranking Points Distribution.

  • The 72-arrow qualification rounds will be competed in accordance with World Archery Rules.

 

A tie in cumulative score following the 72 arrow Qualification Round for the 8th position will be broken with a single arrow shoot-off, in accordance with World Archery Rules 14.5.2. Ties within the top 8 will be broken by the number of 10’s scored, followed by the number of X’s scored. If still tied, then a single arrow shoot-off in accordance with World Archery rules 14.5.2

 

  • QUALIFICATION ROUND BONUS POINTS

   Following the 72-arrow qualification round, Qualification Round Bonus Points will be awarded according to Table 2 below:

  •  

 

Compound Men Scores

Awarded Bonus Points

 

Compound Women Scores

 

705+

5.0

 

696+

Top 8

699-704

3.0

 

690-695

Top 16

694-698

2.0

 

685-689

 

The above scores are the total averages from the 2015 World Target Championship and all the 2016 World Cup events.

 

Day 2

ROUND ROBIN MATCHES

            In the seven Round Robin Matches, each male athlete will shoot against every other male athlete once and each female athlete will shoot against every other female athlete once.

            Each Round Robin Match will be conducted using the Compound Round for Compound archers using 15 arrow cumulative score (three arrow ends, 2 minutes per end).

            Awarded Match Points – 3 points will be given for a win and zero points for a loss, in each of the seven matches.

            If an archer withdraws from the Round Robin Matches after competition has commenced, all archers will receive a 3 point win for the match shot against the withdrawn archer, regardless of whether they won or lost the match against the withdrawn archer. 

                       

THREE-ARROW END AVERAGE

Following the series of seven matches, archers will be ranked and awarded points per their Three Arrow End average for the scores shot during the Round Robin portion of the event.

Three Arrow End Scores will be recorded for each match against other archers, per category, in Round Robin Match Play.

The Three Arrow End Average will be rounded to the thousandth place.  

End scores shot during bye matches will not be calculated in the Three Arrow

End Average. 

Points will be allocated according to the archer’s Three Arrow End Average

                            Ranking, as shown in Table 3 below:

 

Ranking

Points

1

8

2

7

3

6

4

5

5

4

6

3

7

2

8

1

Table 3. Three Arrow End Average Ranking Points

The final ranking will be determined by the accumulated points from the qualification round plus bonus points if any,and the round robin match wins along with the three arrow average points awarded from the round robin.

In other words:

Potential points for qualification: 11(8+3), Potential points for round robin: 21 (7x3) plus potential points for Three Arrow End Average: 8 (first ranking position).

11+21+8= 40maximum trials points

4)              WITHDRAWAL FROM THE TEAM

If an athlete selected to the 2017 WC Canadian Team is withdrawn or withdraws from the Team for any reason before Saturday, September 30, 2017, the Alternate from the Selection Trials will be selected to the 2017 WC Canadian Team.

5)              APPEALS

The following bullet is added to Archery Canada’s 2017 WC Canadian Team Selection Policy:

a)Under clause 16.0 of the Archery Canada Appeal Policy, modification of the standard timelines for the appeal process is permitted, in order to allow for a timelier appeal process under extenuating circumstances.  Consequently, in the case of the 2017 WC, the appeal process must be completed no later than Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  Therefore, any appeal(s) must be received in writing by Archery Canada’s Executive Director by midnight Eastern Time on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  Archery Canada will announce its final selection for the 2017 WC Canadian Team no later than Friday, September 1, 2017.