Step 1: Become a Certified Basic Archery Instructor (BAI)
Schools participating in the Colorado Archery in the Schools program must have at least one Basic Archery Instructor (BAI) certified coach. BAI courses are generally 8 hours and happen at locations around the state. Participants receive a nationally-recognized National Archery in the Schools Program® certification number upon successful course completion.
Requirements to be able to participate in a Basic Archery Instructor (BAI) course:
- Must be at least 18 years old;
- Must be a Colorado-certified 4th-12th grade teacher;
- Take the BAI course. (8-12 hours);
- Pass the BAI practical test and score at least 70% on the written test;
Step 2: Purchase Equipment
Once a staff member has completed the BAI certification, schools are eligible to order from the
National Archery in the Schools Program®. To be considered part of the program, schools must use this standardized equipment.
Step 3: Teach Archery Using the NASP Method
Once the equipment arrives, your school is ready to implement the program! You can make use of our Basic Archery Instructor Resources.
Step 4: Compete with Other Schools
Check out tournament information for the VIRTUAL Colorado Archery in the Schools Program tournament.
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