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For the Compound Division, the following equipment is permitted. All types of additional devices are permitted unless they are electric, electronic, compromise safety or create an unfair disturbance to other athletes.


A Compound Bow, which may be of a shoot-through type riser, is one where the draw is mechanically varied by a system of pulleys or cams. The bow is braced for use by cables or bowstring(s) attached directly to the cams, the string nocks of the bow limbs, cables or by other means as may be applicable to the design. No equipment may be electric or electronic

The peak draw weight shall not exceed 60lbs.

Cable guards are permitted.

A riser brace or split cables are permitted, provided they do not consistently touch the athlete’s hand, wrist or bow arm.

A bowstring of any type which may include multiple serving/s to accommodate nocking points and include other attachments such as a lip or nose mark, a peep-hole, a peep-hole ‘hold-in-line’ device, D loop bowstring, string silencers, bowstring weights, etc. are permitted.

The pressure point of the arrow rest which can be adjustable shall be placed no further back than 6cm (inside) from the throat of the handle (pivot point of the bow grip).


Draw check indicators, tactile, audible and/or visual may be used, provided they are not electric or electronic.


A bow sight attached to the bow.

Which may allow for windage and elevation, and may also incorporate a levelling device, and/or magnifying lenses and/or prisms. Additionally, a manufacturers scale and or tape with one set of the athletes normal sight marks may be mounted on the sight as a guide for distance markings.

The sight points may be a fibre optic and if desired illuminated by a chemical glowstick. The glowstick shall be encased so as not to disturb other athletes.

Multiple sight pins and peep eliminator devices are allowed on marked courses only.

On unmarked rounds no part of the sight may be modified for the purpose of providing means for range finding.

Athletes may carry their sight marks on the course, meaning, a single point of reference for each specific distance. Multiple marks for use as a possible ranging guide are not allowed.


A release aid may be used provided it is not attached in any way to the bow. Any type of finger protection may be used.


The following restrictions shall apply:

  • 22.1.7. and;


  • 22.1.9. as limited by;


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