Archery Play

Bump N Play presents… Archery Play

Our newest addition – book now for your next event!

What is Archery Play?

Archer Play is our latest addition that is played with a recurve bow and a safe soft foam tip arrow. It’s a high energy, heart thumping, squat and arm workout, paintball meets dodgeball, game that is sure to add even more excitement to your event.

How does it work?

The game is played with two opposing teams. The object is to knock out all of the targets from the opposing field or eliminate all opposing players by tagging them with the foam tip arrows. There will be a 5 vs 5 match up. Each game is about 10-15 minutes.

Each team will try to earn a win by doing one of the following:

  1. When you catch your opponent’s arrow mid-flight, that opponent is eliminated. You can then bring in your tagged team member back into the game to help your team win the game.
  2. Head shots or bow hits does not count. Get tagged anywhere else, you are out. When tagged, raise your bow in the air and walk to the side of the field.
  3. Referees cannot see all the foam tip arrows going across the field; so if you’re tagged, call yourself out.
  4. At the start of the game, each team member starts from the back of the field.
  5. When the whistle is blown, each member runs towards the safe zone and grab two arrows, and heads back to their respective side and game on.
  6. Safe zone is a section in the middle of the playing area. When in the safe zone or a neutral zone, you cannot be tagged and cannot shoot the arrow to the opposing team.

Where can it be played?

Archery Play could be set up and played indoors or outdoors.

You pick the place and we come to you. Just provide a flat / leveled grass surface, gymnasium, or at the beach. Please keep in mind the size of the field you are having Archery Play when choosing a park. You will be responsible for booking your venue.

How much playing space do I need?

Minimum measurements of the playing area should be about the size of a full-size basketball court (94 x 50). We also require at least 5 – 10 feet of border/buffer from the actual playing field. This is to provide a buffer between the game and spectators.

What’s the age limit?

We recommend at least 10 years old as the Archery Play bows require a little bit of strength to use.

What happens when it rains?

We play in all reasonable conditions but we consider our customers best interest, so therefore, if the day of your event has a severe rainfall, gusty winds, thunderstorms or snow we will reschedule your event. Please note that because the conditions vary, bunkers and bubble suits will also vary.

What is your cancellation policy?

You many cancel for any reason at least one week before your rental date and receive a full refund. If you wish to reschedule, you may do so for free. If you cancel less than one week before your rental, you forfeit your payment.

Is it safe?

Absolutely. The soft foam tip arrow absorbs most of the impact when getting tagged. It’s also a lot less painful than getting marked with a paintball. For added safety, we provide a face mask which must be worn at all times during each game.

Could I bring my own bow and foam tip arrows?

To insure safety to all those playing, only Archery Play equipment can be used.

What do I need to bring to the game?

We advise you dress for the weather. Bring comfortable tennis shoes/sneakers, water, sweat towel, knee pads, bandanas, baseball caps, and lots of energy.

Archery Play rental includes the following:

10 bows, 20 foam tip arrows, 10 face masks, field cones, bunkers, and referee

Archery Play basic rules:

  1. Waivers must be signed prior to game starting
  2. No intentional headshot
  3. Face mask must be worn at all times during game play
  4. Bows and arrows are to remain within the field at all times
  5. Non-Archery Play equipment are not allowed to be used in your reservation

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