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2017 Easton Foundations Gator Cup
 

May 26th-28th, 2017

Easton-Newberry Sports Complex
Newberry, Florida

Event Information

  TOURNAMENT LOCATION:                                               CONTACT:                                                                   

Easton Newberry Sports Complex                                       Amy Bouck
24880 NW 16th Ave, Newberry                                           Abouck@esdf.org
Newberry, Florida 32669 USA                                             (352) 472-2388, x 143

   COMPETITIVE AGE CLASSES:

Participants may compete as a:  

      "CADET"  through the calendar year of their 17th birthday.

      "JUNIOR"  through the calendar year of their 20th birthday.

      "COLLEGIATE JUNIOR" through the calendar year of their 20th birthday.

      "SENIOR"  at any point they wish. 

      "COLLEGIATE SENIOR" at any point they wish.

      " MASTER"  when the competition takes place in the year of their 50th
                          birthday and thereafter.


ENTRY FEE:   $175.00 per archer on or before May 5th, 2017

LATE FEE:  Add $50.00 per archer for registrations received starting May 6th, 2017

EARLY PRACTICE FEE:  For Monday - Thursday, May 22nd-25th, you may purchase a
membership for $25 in order to practice early.

NOTE:  Late entries will be accepted in order received as field capacity permits.

Final Deadline for Entries: Must be received by MAY 12TH, 2017 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time – Space is limited and registration may close before this date. Be sure to check http://www.gatorcup.com for event details.

There is no on-site registration. Payment must be received at time of registration to reserve a shooting position. If venue does reach capacity, a waiting list will be maintained in the order that entries are received.

CANCELLATIONS:  Email cancellations to Amy Bouck at abouck@esdf.org
Refunds will be paid on the following basis:
From February 9th to May 5th, 2017 = refund minus 15% surcharge.
From May 6th to May 12th, 2017 = refund minus $50 from registration paid.
On or after May 13th, 2017 = NO refund. 

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED:  All participant must be a current member of USA Archery. Non-U.S. participants must purchase a USA Archery Temporary Membership to participate in this event. Membership in USA Archery is required to qualify for the United States Archery Team (USAT) or to earn National Ranking System (NRS) points. To purchase a temporary membership, go here! For more information on USAT Selection Procedures, click here.

CITIZENSHIP:  Competitors who want to earn NRS points or qualify for the United State Archery Team (USAT) must be U.S. citizens.  

DRESS CODE. Click here to review the Dress Code and rules: http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery/Events/Rules

Coaches During Practice and Qualification:  Credentialed coaches are allowed in the premium seating area only with the purchase of a coaching credential from USA Archery for $70. Seating is reserved for the archers.  Non-credentialed coaches are permitted in designated spectator areas only. Click here to purchase a credential: Locate the Gator Cup COACH CREDENTIAL and follow prompts.

AGENTS:  Credentialed persons assisting para archers or the tournament officials may sit in the archers’ area.

PHOTOGRAPHERS: Photographers will be credentialed by USA Archery and bound by the USA Archery media policy.  Please forward any inquires to media@usarchery.org.

SHELTER and WATER: Shade, seating and cold water will be provided for registered participants.

SPECTATORS:  Spectators may erect their own shade canopies and seating behind the designated line; canopies must be securely staked down. There is not an entry fee for spectators. Premuim seating will be available at the cost of $50 per person. PREMIUM SEATING

Para classified archers are welcome to participate and shoot the distances of the main categories. (Note: all archer positions are 1 meter wide). Para archers must provide their own agent if needed.

AWARDS: 1st, 2nd and 3rd place from Individual Elimination: Recurve Men, Recurve Women, Compound Men, Compound Women, Junior, Cadet and Master Categories. Qualification awards will be provided for all divisions.

Equipment Inspection and Random Checks:  All archers will be required to have their equipment checked by tournament officials prior to competition.  Random equipment checks may occur during the competition. Click here to review the rules:  

Drug Testing: Any archer may be subject to random drug testing by a United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) agent. Refusal may lead to disqualification and suspension. Please request information from USADA for any questions you may have.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

      Tournament - www.gatorcup.com
      USA Archery - www.usarchery.org
      World Archery - www.worldarchery.org
      U.S. Anti-Doping Agency - www.usada.org

LOCAL AIRPORTS:

     GNV - GAINESVILLE AIRPORT(approx. 40 min. drive)
     JAX -  JACKSONVILLE INTERANTIONAL AIRPORT (approx. 2 hour drive)
     MCO - ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (approx. 2 hour drive)
     TPA -  TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (approx. 2 hour drive)

Preferred Travel Partners   

 
United Airlines
As a member of USA Archery you are eligible to receive discount flights to USA Archery sanctioned events on United Airlines. Book now by calling the United Olympic Desk at 1-800-841-0460 and receive up to 10% off the retail fare price.

      All transportation is the responsibility of the participant.TRANSPORTATION SERVICES:

Tournament accepts no liability for damage or injury by vehicles/drivers for
any ground transportation related to the tournament.