Age Categories

USAA / World Archery
Age Category + Age Range
(OLDEST age in that calendar year)
NFAA / CBH
Age Category + Age Range
(ACTUAL age at time of an event)
Additional Notes
Yeoman (8 – 10)
Bowman (8 – 12)
Cub (11 and under)Yeoman might not available at state or higher level tournaments.
If not available, then archer is considered a Bowman by default
Cub (13 – 14)Youth (12 – 14)
Cadet (15 – 17)Young Adult (15 – 17)
Junior (18- 20)Adult (18- 49)
Collegiate (18- 22)Collegiate (18- 22)Collegiate categories must meet specific criteria based on the tournament association
Senior (21- 49)Adult (18- 49)
Master 50+ (50+) Senior (50+)
Master 60+ (60+) Silver Senior (60+)
Master 70+ (70+)Master Senior (70+)