Every year, nearly 4000 archers from over 50 nations, of different ages and ability make the trip to Sin City to meet at The Vegas Shoot, the largest indoor archery tournament in the world.
Every arrow counts and preparation is key. So is knowing the rules - including what you can and can’t wear on the line.
Vegas is a world-famous showcase of archery and, as such, competitors are expected to wear appropriate attire.
Swimming suits, cut-offs and obscene or vulgar slogans or pictures on clothing are prohibited. Open-toed shoes, flip flops and sandals are also unacceptable.
There are additional regulations for shooters in the championship categories. These athletes are considered professionals and expected to uphold higher standards.
The rules for archers in flights are more relaxed and the following is not mandatory.
Professional members of the NFAA, participants in a Championship shoot off, awards podium or the Indoor Archery World Series are not allowed to wear blue jeans, denim, any bottoms with holes, tears, or frayed material.
Pants, shorts or skirts are allowed, with the last two ideally meeting fingertip length.
Shirts or tops must be collared design - standard, Henley or mock. Uniforms provided by sponsors or national teams are also permitted.
The rules apply on all competition days.