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GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Camping is available on site at every event. 

    • Reservations can be made through each resort/venue unless otherwise stated on the MAF registration pages for each event.

  • All shooters must choose one course and start time to begin each day. This helps us to organize shooters each day to avoid course and/or target backup.

  • You will have the opportunity to shoot multiple courses each day, depending on the length of time it takes you and/or your group to shoot a course.

  • You may choose to shoot mulitple days but you are not required to.

  • More questions? See our FAQ page.

Rules & Regulations

  • We welcome shooters of all levels and abilities, as well as all disciplines, compound, and traditional.​

  • Absolutely NO BROADHEADS allowed. 

    • You will be asked to leave the event if you possess broadheads while on courses.​

  • You can shoot more than one course per day as long as time allows.

  • If you choose to sign up for the competition on Saturday, you will have time to shoot another course the same day.

    • Competition start times end at noon. ​

  • All shooters are welcome to move up from the shooting pin as needed as long as you have a safe shot and do not impede on other shooters or courses.

  • Youth are allowed on all courses as their parent or guardian sees fit.

  • Youth 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult on all courses, at all times.

  • You must follow the same color flagging until you reach the end of your course. Do not take short cuts or change courses once you begin a course. 

  • Please respect the groups coming in behind you. To avoid backup on courses, one arrow per shooter, per target.

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Mountain Archery Fest World Record Elk Target

MAF Bowhunter Competition

  • New in 2024, all competitors will compete in the "bowhunter" category.

    • Shooters will choose their division according to their age and/or gender, and compound, or traditional bow.​

  • Competitors must be registered and checked in 30 minutes prior to their time slot. Failure to do so will result in competitor being moved to latest time slot for the day or disqualification without refund.

  • Compound bows must be a hunting set up.

    • If you don't use the bow to hunt with, chances are it's not a hunting set up.

  • NO BROADHEADS!

  • There is a Traditional bow category

  • Youth competitors, 15 & under, may request to be transfered into an older age division at check-in if they so choose.

  • Cash and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 shooters in each division.

  • Youth shooters will be grouped with their parent or guardian.

  • Shooters 15+, temper tantrums will not be tolerated. Exercise good sportsmanship and set a good example for our youth. 

  • All official rules including but not limited to, scoring, grouping, bow set up, and course info, will be explained at the mandatory competitor meeting that takes place 15 minutes prior to the start of your time slot

Mountain Fitness Challenge at MAF

Hunt Lift Eat Mountain Fitness Challenge at Mountain Archery Fest

 Mountain Fitness Challenge at Mountain Archery Fest Train Like You Hunt Challenge Overview: Step into the Mountain Fitness Challenge during the Mountain Archery Fest, an event blending an intense workouts with archery proficiency. Suitable for all skill levels and led by professional coaches. Event Highlights: Dynamic


Locations and Dates:

All 2024 MAF Events | Saturday | 3:00pm

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Red Patch Outdoors Mountain Archery Fest Partner

Locations and Dates:

Soldier Hollow | Midway, UT | May 31 & June 1

Purgatory Resort | Durango, CO | June 28 & 29

Blacktail Mountain | Lakeside, MT | July 12 & 13

School Of Hard Nocks

What is it?   

  • For those that are new to Bow Hunting or struggling with finding success and want some on-mountain experience, welcome to the School of Hard Nocks. Shoo through a course with Experienced hunters and make yourself a better bowhunter! 

Benefits include: 

  • Free onX Elite Membership

  • VIP Early Access to the Mountain

  • Demo Gear From Initial Ascent and Red Patch Outdoors 

  • Bow Draw analysis and Fitness Consult with Dr. Rob of Wilderness Physical Therapy. 

What to expect : 

  • Practice proper form for elevated, step angle, side hill, elevated heart rate, and the other various scenarios you experience while bow hunting.

  • Shot placement analysis and coaching

  • Hands on how to using onX

  • E-scout and plan a hunt for the upcoming season

  • Great comradery and fun!

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