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  • Can I register onsite?
    We always welcome walk up registrants, although we cannot guarantee courses or start times will be available when you arrive.
  • Can my wife, husband, girlfriend, boyfriend, friend, uncle, cousin, brother, sister, kid.......... walk with me on the courses if they aren't shooting?
    Yes, but they will need to purchase a non-shooter pass to be on the courses. Spectators are not allowed on the competition course with the exception of a parent chaperoning their 15 & under youth shooter.
  • Are competition and Novelty shot fees included in the daily passes?
    No, competition fees are in addition to a daily pass, however if you purchase a Saturday Pass or a two day pass, you will receive 50% off competition fees. Novelty shots can be purchased on site at the novelty range.
  • Can I change my course, start time, and/or day pass once I've already registered?
    Yes, you can do this by using the link provided in your confirmation email. We cannot guarantee that the course and start time you prefer will be available, should you decide to make any changes.
  • Do I have to sign the waiver?
    Yes, MAF as well as event venues require a signed liability waiver. Every person that is on the courses whether shooting or not, must sign a waiver. If you refuse to sign a waiver, you will not be allowed on the courses, shuttles, or lifts.
  • Do I have to be an experienced shooter to attend MAF?
    No, you do not have to be an experienced shooter to attend MAF events. We welcome archers of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. Whether you're looking to compete at a high level or just enjoy the sport for recreation, MAF is the perfect place for you. We encourage anyone with an interest in archery to come try it out and join our community.
  • Our group has more than 6 people. Can we all register for the same course and start time?
    No. All start times are limited to 6 shooters. NO EXCEPTIONS! If you group is larger than 6, we suggest splitting up your group and choosing 2 consecutive start times. You can register 6 shooters by completing all information for one shooter then clicking on the "add more" button at the bottom of the registration form, continue these steps until everyone's information is entered. You cannot register as a "team" by entering only one person's information. You must enter every person's information in order to reserve the same course(s) and start time(s), to shoot together.
  • Do you issue refunds?
    Should you find yourself unable to attend the event you have registered for, a 50% refund (excluding online taxes and fees) will be allowed if cancelled within 21 days of the event. You will first be given the option to transfer to another event the same year, the next year, or transfer your registration to another person. Refunds cannot be issued once a transfer has been requested or processed.
  • If I register for multiple days, do I have to check in at registration every day?
    No. You will receive course passes for every day you have registered for when you check in on your first day. You must start each day with the course and start time you initially registered for.
  • How do I register to shoot more than one course each day?
    You are not required to choose more than once course and start time each day when you register. Simply choose the course and start time you would like to start your day, once you finish that course you are free to shoot other courses without checking in again.
  • Can I shoot more than one course per day?
    Yes, once you finish your initial course of the day, you are free to shoot other courses without checking in with registration again.
  • Where can I find course descriptions?
    You can find course descriptions here
  • Where can I find my event registration information?
    You should have received a confirmation email when you purchased your pass(es). Please check your junk/spam folder if you do not find it in your inbox. If you can't find it, there's a chance you have a typo in your email address on your registration. Please contact us so we may resend your confirmation. You will not find your event registration in your MAF website account. These are two separate things. You can however setup and account on Stride through your confirmation email.
  • I purchased a multi day pass but can no longer attend more than one day. Can I transfer my remaining day(s) to a friend or family member?
    Yes, but there will be a fee to make this transfer. We will also need the name, address, email address, phone number, and birthdate of the person that you will be transferring your remaining passes to.
  • Oops, I've lost, broken, or willingly threw away my wristband. Can I get a replacement?
    Yes, but you will be charged for a new wristband.
  • I have pre-registered and can no longer attend. Can I transfer my pass to family or friends?
    Yes, please contact us to make this transfer. We will need your name as well as the name of ther person you are transferring to. We will also need their address, email address, phone number and birthdate to complete the transfer.
  • My child (15 & under) is shooting in the competition. Can I be grouped with him/her if I am competing, or walk with him/her if I am not competing?
    Absolutely! Please let the competition director know who your child is during the mandatory meeting so he can be sure to place you both in the same group. All youth 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Do I need to purchase a non-shooter pass for my child 2 & under?
    All children 12 & under are free to attend and/or participate at MAF.
  • I am shooting in the competition and I have 20 questions about how it will run. Where do I get the answers?
    There will be a mandatory meeting prior to the start of the competition. All rules, regulations, scoring, grouping, etc. will be discussed at this meeting. If you still have questions, please ask the competition director during the meeting.
  • Is there more than one division for the competition?
    Although we have separate divisions for compound or traditional, men, women, youth and cubs, we have only one class for the competition, which is the "Bowhunter Class".
  • How do I know if my bow qualifies for the Bow Hunter Competition?
    Simply stated, if the bow you are using in the competition is your hunting set up, it is allowed. No target bows are allowed. Stabilizers: 15" front bar 12" side bar. Moving sights are allowed.
  • My kid is a sharp shooter. Can he/she be bumped up to the adult division for the Bow Hunter Competition?
    Yes. Please let us know when you check in that he/she would like to compete in the adult division, and we will move them out of the youth division. There will be a fee difference to compete in the adult division that will need to be paid prior to changing divisions.
  • Do I have to purchase a daily pass if I am only shooting in the competition?
    No, your competition pass is sufficient, unless you decide you want to shoot the other courses. You will then be required to purchase a daily pass. Unlike years past, you will have time to shoot 1 or 2 other courses once you finish the competiton course but you must purchase a Saturday or Two day pass, your competition fee will then be discounted by 50%.
  • I am shooting in the competition on Saturday, can I shoot the other courses on Saturday as well?
    Yes, if you purchase a Saturday pass in addition to paying your competition fee. Shooters that purchase a Two day, or Saturday pass can add the competition onto their registration and receive a 50% discount on their competition fee.
  • Are spectators allowed on the competition course?
    No. The only exception to this rule is if the competitor is under 16 years of age, then a parent/guardian is required to chaperone their child.
  • What happens if I'm late to check-in for my chosen time slot in the competition?
    You will be moved to the last time slot available in the competition that day, or you maybe disqualified without refund if you are a no show.
  • Is a camping pass included with a daily shooter pass?
    No, camping must be reserved separately. Each location is different so please check the information page for each event.
  • How do I reserve on site camping?
    You can find links to reserve camping and lodging for all events HERE .
  • Will there be hookups for camping?
    Not typically. Most locations offer only dry camping. Hookups maybe something offered in the future at some locations.
  • Can I use a cross bow?
    Short answer is NO, but we do offer some exceptions for the adaptive community. Please contact us if you have a disability that does not allow you to shoot compound or traditional bows.
  • Will credit cards be accepted at the events?
    Yes, MAF is set up to accept all forms of payment. Most of our vendors and sponsors will be accepting credit/debit cards as well.
  • Are binoculars and range finders allowed?
    Yes, you may use binoculars and/or rangefinders on every course, including the competition course.
  • Can I use broadheads?
    ABSOLUTELY NO BROADHEADS ALLOWED. If you are caught with broadheads on any course, you will be asked to leave the event.
  • Will you be returning to Eagle Point in Beaver, UT?
    No, unfortunately due to the rising cost of the venue in combination with lower attendance numbers, we cannot justify the cost of hosting our event at Eagle Point.
  • Can I bring my dog?
    Most venues allow dogs on site but do not allow them on the lifts and sometimes shuttles. Each location varies. Our Camp Freedom location has a strict NO DOGS ALLOWED policy due to the property being used for hunts aside from other events. This policy includes service animals. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times! Please do not abuse this policy, we want everyone including your dog to be safe.
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