Here's a great starting point to find out about USA Archery's programs for youth and adult archers! Click the links on the left to learn more about our programs. Looking for an archery club to join? Click here to go straight to our club listing
Get Started in Archery - Archery is a sport that can be enjoyed by anyone regardless of age, size, or physical ability! Archery is fast becoming one of the most popular sports in the country and can be enjoyed as an individual, part of a team, or with your family. Click on the links to the left to find out how to get started today!
Explore Archery: Coming in 2014! Archery programs are popular, fun and a perfect fit for anyone wanting to get involved in the sport. Whether you are a beginning archer looking for an introductory program to sign up for - or an organization such as a park and recreation department, camp, after-school program, or archery retailer wanting to start a program - Explore Archery has what you need to get started!
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) - this is where young people get started in archery! JOAD offers beginners, intermediate or advanced archers the chance to learn the sport over a series of classes, or advance as far as their dreams will take them!
Adult Archery Program - similar to JOAD but geared toward adults, the Adult Archery Program is perfect for adults who want to learn how to shoot, or who have archery experience but want the fun of weekly classes and learning to compete.
Para Archery - athletes with physical disabilities are able to excel in the sport of archery! Through our programs, para archers are able to pursue competition at the highest levels, including World Championships, Parapan Am Games and the Paralympic Games.
Junior Dream Team (JDT) - this elite-level program with intensive training camps is just right for competitive young recurve archers who want to focus on placement on a World Cup, World Championship and/or Olympic Team.
Resident Athlete Program (RA) - this is a full-time, residential program at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center for athletes who are achieving consistent competitive performances and have decided to train full-time in pursuit of their Olympic Dream.
Judges -Tournament officials are an integral part of USA Archery's events and organization. Learn how to find a judge for your tournament, become a judge or purchase judge merchandise.
Coaching - Behind every successful archer is a coach who motivates and inspires them. Find resources, class listings, re-certification information and more for archery coaches.
Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) - this program of the U.S. Olympic Committee provides archery-specific designations to centers which meet its criteria