• THIS IS A BRIEF GUIDE AS TO WHICH EQUIPMENT CAN BE USED WITHIN THE IFAA STYLES, PLEASE REFER TO THE IFAA HANDBOOK FOR IN DEPTH RULES.

  • BAREBOW RECURVE (BB-R)

  • Recurve bow No sights

  • Stabilisers permitted

  • One nocking point

  • Drawchecks and leveling device permitted but may not extend above arrow.

  • Stringwalking or facewalking.

  • BAREBOW COMPOUND (BB-C)

  • Compound bow

  • No sights

  • Stabilisers permitted

  • One nocking point

  • Drawchecks and levering device permitted but may not extend above arrow.

  • Stringwalking or facewalking.

  • FREESTYLE LIMITED RECURVE (FS-R)

  • Recurve bow

  • Sights

  • Stabilisers

  • Drawchecks and levering device permitted

  • Release aids not permitted.

  • FREESTYLE LIMITED COMPOUND (FS-C)

  • Compound bow

  • Sights

  • Stabilisers

  • Drawchecks and leveling device permitted

  • Release aids not permitted

  • FREESTYLE UNLIMITED (FU)

  • Compound bow

  • Sights

  • Stabilisers

  • Drawchecks and leveling device permitted

  • Release aid

  • BOWHUNTER RECURVE (BH-R)

  • Recurve bow

  • No sights

  • One straight stabiliser maximum 12" length

  • Drawchecks and leveling device not permitted

  • One nocking point

  • Index finger to touch nock

  • One consistent anchor point

  • Release aid not permitted.

  • BOWHUNTER COMPOUND (BH-C)

  • Compound bow

  • No sights

  • One straight stabiliser maximum 12" length

  • Clicker and leveling device not permitted

  • One nocking point

  • Index finger to touch nock

  • One consistent anchor point

  • Release aid not permitted

  • BOWHUNTER LIMITED (BL)

  • Compound bow

  • Five pin sight

  • One straight stabiliser maximum 12" length

  • Clicker and leveling device not permitted

  • One nocking point

  • Index finger to touch nock

  • One consistent anchor point

  • Release aid not permitted

  • BOWHUNTER UNLIMITED (BU)

  • Compound bowv

  • Five pin sight

  • One straight stabiliser mmaximum 12": length clicker and leveling device not permitted

  • One nocking point

  • Release aid

  • All above styles arrows used shall be identical in length, weight, diameter, fletchings and nocks without regard to colour, with allowance for wear and tear.

  • LONGBOW (LB)

  • One piece straight end bow of any material which when strung displays one continued unidirectional curve

  • Bow may contain window and arrow shelf

  • No sights

  • No stabiliser

  • One nocking popoint

  • Mediterranean loose

  • One consistent anchor point

  • Arrows must be of wood fletched with natural feather

  • ADDITIONAL STYLES RECOGNIZED BY THE EFAA

  • AMERICAN FLAT BOW

  • As Longbow above

  • LONGBOW

  • Bow shall be of "D" section made entirely of wood

  • No sight window or arrow rest

  • No sights

  • No stabiliser

  • String one colour only

  • One nocking point

  • Mediterranean loose

  • One consistent anchor point

  • Arrows must be made of wood fletched with natural feather

  • HUNTING STYLE (HS)

  • Recurve bow

  • No sights

  • No stabiliser String one colour only One nocking point Mediterranean loose One consistent anchor point Arrows must be made of wood fletched with natural feather

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