PAL FORMAT

Unlike traditional archery, PAL will be played as team events. Each team shall consist of ten players one of them shall be captain. There will be a toss between two teams. Toss winning team captain has to choose either shooting side or challenge side.

Shooting Side:

The shooting team captain has to send 2 to 5 players on the ground to hit the bullseye target. Captain has to decide that at which shooting square yard a player has to stand and to shoot an arrow. Each player is allowed to shoot a maximum of 30 arrows in a match, hence, a team gets 300 arrows in the match. Challenging Side:

Challenger team has three roles to play.

  • To give a challenge.
  • To give a bullseye target.
  • To distract the player.

Bullseye Target:

This is the target where a player needs to hit to get a point. Each bullseye target will be moving from Point A to Point B and reverse. A player will get 180 seconds to hit bullseye target. On the completion of 180 seconds, bullseye target will be replaced with a new bullseye target as given by the challenging team. Each team has to play 15 bullseye target in the match.

Challenge:

An arrow has to pass through the challenge before hitting the bullseye target. Each challenge will be moving from point A to point B and reverse. Challenge will also move for 180 seconds. On the completion of 180 seconds, the challenge will be replaced with a new challenge as given by the challenging team.

Distraction:

The Challenging team will distract a player with/without using external devices. Sledging, comment, dialogues etc. are part of the distraction. The opponent player can target specific / or group of players for distraction.

Point:

A point will be allotted to a player on hitting of the bullseye target. Apart from the regular point, Bonus point like 2X, 3X, Robinhood Bonus, Eklavya Bonus, Bounce Arrow Bonus, will be allotted to a player on achieving it.

TEAM FORMATION

Each team consists of 10 players.

Base on Equipment: Four players will be using a compound bow and Six players will be using either recurve or wooden bow. There (should be ‘They’) are free to use any arrow.

Base on Gender: One woman player is compulsory in each category.

Base on Nationality: Maximum four players are allowed under the foreign player category.

Base on State: Minimum two players are compulsory from the State.