Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games Archery competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.



2018 dates TBA


Simcock Farm - Swansea, MA (Tentative)



Entry deadline


Competition Highlights

  • There is no qualifier required. Distances are measured in meters or yards

  • The event will consist of the traditional FITA Round, 36 arrows at 4 distances.

  • In every division, 144 arrows will be shot. Ends will consist of either 6 arrows or 3 arrows. (Longer distances – 4 minutes. Shorter distances – 2 minutes)


Yeoman - Age 6-8
Bowman - Age 9 -12 
Cub - Age 13 - 14
Cadet - Age 15 - 17
Junior - Age 18 - 20
Senior / Open - Age 20 -49
Masters - Age 50+, Age 60+, Age 70+

Male and Female Divisions. All ages as of the 2018 year 


Athletes are eligible if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • A full time resident of Massachusetts

  • A full time student of a Massachusetts academic institution

  • A registered member of an archery club in Massachusetts
    • Athletes cannot be a member of a non-Massachusetts club if they are using this criteria for their eligibility

Those who do not meet the above criteria can participate as “guests”, but will not be eligible for medals.


All events are held outdoors regardless of weather. Athletes may only enter ONE event.

Olympic Bow

FITA Compound Bow

Compound Release 

Compound Fingers 





Jack Aborn Memorial Scholarship Application

State Games of America

All medalists in this event will qualify for the State Games of America in 2019 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.

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Amanda Ferrie
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