The JOAD pin awards are based on scores shot at official pin shoots or USA Archery sanctioned events. The charts below show the required scores for each pin. Archers must earn the pins in order and one at a time. Click on the charts below to see an enlarged version. The pin requirements here were updated from USA Archery’s web site on Jan. 30, 2024 and will be in effect starting with the winter 2024 JOAD session.
Indoor pins #
The green pins may be earned shooting at 9 meters or 18 meters. Compound archers who are shooting for their blue pin or higher must use inner 10-ring scoring. All recurve, barebow, basic compound, and fixed pins archers use outer 10-ring scoring. All archers in the adult achievement program shoot 18 meters, and adult compound archers much use inner 10-ring scoring.
Outdoor pins #
The pin qualification scores for outdoor vary based on distance and target size. Coaches help the archers determine the appropriate distance and target size for their pin shoots.