WA 3D Dobele

Latvians would like to invite you to our competitions in Dobele “WA 3D Dobele” from 7th till 9th of July. Please see the following invitation and do not hesitate to contact organizers if you have any further questions!

See registration form & participants list

1.       Aim and exercises

To find out winner of “ WA 3D Dobele” 2017 in each bow division, to improve personal best results and records, to popularize archery in Dobele and Latvia, to give chance to compete with foreigners.

2.       General rules

Competitions will be as close as possible to WA 3D rules. There will be bow divisions such as “compound bow”, “barebow”, “instinctive bow” and “traditional bow” with no age categories, women and men separately.

3.       Rules

Competitions will be as close as possible to WA 3D rules. Qualification round will consist of 2 rounds of 24 targets from unmarked distances with 2 arrows in qualification (both scoring value) and 1 arrow in elimination rounds. Minimum and maximum distance for compound bows – 45m and 10m; barebow, instinctive and traditional bow – 30m and 5m accordingly.

4.       Place and time

Competition will be from 7th till 9th of July 2017 at Dobele’s mototrack “Ceļa ēzeļi” – GPS coordinates (56.60469675; 23.20593596). Elimination rounds and finals will be held at Dobele’s caste ruins – GPS coordinates ( 56.62195985; 23.27213287).

5.       Participants

Competitions are open and every archer according to bow division and age category are welcome to participate.

6.       Organizers

Competitions are organized by SK “Amazones” in collaboration with Dobele’s town council, Latvian Archery Federation and  other Latvian archery clubs

7.       Preliminary program


18:00 – 21:00 – Arrival of Delegations – free practice.


9:00 – 10:30 – Arrival of Delegations – accreditation.

9:00 – 11:00 – Equipment inspection.

9:30 – 11:00 – Official practice.

11:05 – 11:15 -Opening ceremony.

11:15 – 11:30  – Team managers meeting.

12:00 – 15:00  – 1st distance of qualification.

16:00 – 19:00 – 2nd distance of qualification.


9:00 – 9:30 – Official practice.

9:30 – 9:40 – Team managers meeting.

10:00 – 11:45 – 1st elimination round.

12:30 – 14:00 – 2nd elimination round.

15:30 – 17:30 – Finals.

19:00 – Award ceremony.

8.       Entry and other fees

Entry fee is 30 EUR, children and youth till 16 years – 12 EUR. Entry fee must be paid at accreditation time.

9.       Registration

Registration of competitors must be done before  05th of July 2017 through registration form in www.archery.lv. During official practice competitors will give their signature for knowing rules, for satisfactory state of health, for observance of safe shooting on the field, for giving responsibility about breaking equipment on purpose (if competitor is 14 years old or less, parents or club manager must sign for them). Competitors must know their club managers in competitions. Late entries can be declined.

10.    Awarding

Winners in each category will get diploma and medal. Organizing committee are allowed to give special prizes, also to combine categories and award them as well.

11.    Dresscode

Sport shoes or walking boots must be worn either competitors, either club managers, they can be different styles, but all foot should be covered. In qualification, elimination round and semifinals trousers can be also denim style (jeans). In finals (medal matches) competitors and their coaches can’t wear denim – there must be sports form or club form. Camouflage clothing is forbidden through all competition time.

12.    Constraints

Participants who or who’s member club are not settled accounts with Latvian Archery Federation are not allowed to compete.

13.    Organizing committee are warning

There will be results of competition with participant names, surnames, names of member club, countries, divisions, categories in public space. Also photos and video can be published in official homepage.

Head of organizing committee: +371 29661307, Krišjānis Liepa.

Organizing committee has rights to change program depending on participant number and process of competition. Other changes (if they are needed) will be accepted in emergency team managers meeting with ascendency of their votes. Organizing committee are allowed to make final decision in case of equal votes.

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