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WVBA “BIG BUCKS” CLASSIC July 27th, 2024 at 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Parchment Valley Conference Center
1715 Lower Parchment Valley Road, Ripley, WV 25271
Parchment Valley Website: https://parchmentvalley.org/

$5,000.00 in Cash Prizes

West Virginia Bowhunters Association – 5th Annual Big Buck$ Classic

Friday 7/26 – Fun Range Open for Qualification 1:00PM – 6:00PM
Saturday 7/27 – Fun Range Open to the public 8:00AM-2:00PM
Genesis Bows welcome! (shoot from front stake)

Saturday –  Big Buck$ Classic Competition Range
Shooter Registration: 8:00AM – 4:00PM; Cards in by 6:00PM; Money Presentation at 6:30PM

Eligibility: Must be a WVBA member and qualify with one (1) 500 certificate from a WVBA 3D event in 2024

Shoot Cost: $20.00

Shooting Classes:

Men’s Open – 3D max 45 yards (red stake)

Women’s Open – 3D max 45 (red stake)

Men’s Bowhunter – 3D max 35 yards (white stake)

Women’s Bowhunter – 3D max 35 yards (white stake)

Traditional (selfbow, longbow, recurve) – 3D max 30 yards (blue stake)

Youth (ages 13-17) – 3D max 30 yards (blue stake)

Cub (12 and under shoot free) – 3D max 20 yards (orange stake)

Three round spot targets 60cm targets will be shot by each participant at known distances. Three arrows at each target, 9 arrows total with a possible 90 points total on spot targets. Total spot target score will be added to total 3-D score. Adults classes: 30, 40, 50 yards. Youth class: 30 yards (3 rounds).  Cub Class: 20 yard (3 rounds)

Equipment Restrictions:

No Crossbows permitted, vertical bows only with no draw locking devices

Men & Women Open Class – No restrictions: Any type adjustable sight with or without lens, any length stabilizer, any style peep (clarifier).

Men & Women Bowhunter class – stabilizers (front/back/side) may not be longer than 12″ measured from the riser; fixed or single moveable pin; with or without lens in sight.

A verifier or clarifier style peep is allowed in Bowhunter class.

Traditional – (selfbow, longbow, recurve) no sights; a single stabilizer not longer than 12″; no mechanical release aids


Payout and Awards:

Open Classes – 1st place $500; 2nd place $300; 3rd place $200.00

Adult Bowhunter classes – 1st place $500.00; 2nd place $300.00; 3rd place $200.00.

Traditional class – 1st place $500.00; 2nd place $300.00; 3rd place $200.00.

Youth class – 1st place plaque; Cabela’s Gift Card: 1st place $50.00

Cub class – 1st place plaque; all cubs will be given a medal for shooting


Rules & Regulations (as of 6/13/23; subject to revision)

1. Must be a WVBA Member or part of a family membership (can join for $30 at the event)

2. May only shoot in one class

3. Range finders will be permitted

4. Any power binocular may be used before shooting; once shot has been made no glassing from the shooting stake

5. Must touch the shooting stake with a portion of his/her body

6. Front kill zones only are to be scored

7. Scoring will be 11, 10, 8, 5 and 0 (any part of the foam target is a 5)

8. Targets will be scored before any arrows are touched; any arrow pulled before scoring is a 0

9. Arrow shaft must be touching the line of the higher scoring ring to get the higher score

10. Robin hood arrows will be scored same as the arrow imbedded in target

11. Arrow must be stuck in the target or in embedded arrow to be scored

12. Any questionable scores must be agreed upon by the group; if field judge is required his/her decision is final

13. Groups will be limited to 4 persons; groups may be assigned at registration

14. There will be two score keepers assigned at registration

15. Shooters are responsible for verifying their score at each target and final score

16. No changes to score card will be permitted once signed by shooter and score keeper and turned in

17. Ties will be broken by the number of 11’s

18. If a tie remains; there will be a one target shoot off with high score winning

19. If a tie still remains; the final round will be closest to the center of the 11 ring

20. If needed, the WVBA President has final ruling on any conflicts or issues