Devil's Qabaq


Name: Devil's Qabaq


Course diagram:

Track required: 90 meters 2-4m wide

Equipment required: 4 FITA80 targets, one Qabaq 7-9 meters high with a 16” or 40cm disc, and a timing gate or stopwatches.



  • You may start nocked. 

  • Canter down the track shooting a single arrow at each of the two 80cm front shot targets.
    Switch to a blunt Flu Flu, shoot the Qabaq.
    Finish by shooting at the last two 80cm back shots with a single arrow each.

  • Arrows my be held in your hand or drawn from a quiver.

  • You may shoot before the start line and after the finish line, but arrows must be within the 0-90m area when they pass over the track boundary fence (ie. pass within the posts placed at 0 and 90m if you have these); as with the Hungarian discipline. 

  • Shooting a sharp or a non Flu Flu arrow at the Qabaq will result in disqualification and a zero for all runs in this style.

  • May be either 3 or 6 runs, as determined by the event organizer.



  • Normal Korean 5,4,3,2,1 on the 80cm targets.

  • The time allowed is 14 seconds.
    Time bonuses 1 point per second, down to 9 seconds. 
    Time penalties, one point per second for over the allotted time.

  • 3 point bonus for hitting all 5 targets

  • Qabaq hits are 5 points regardless of your body and track position.

  • Failure to release an arrow at the Qabaq will result in a 5 point deduction.



Developed by: Darran Wardle (USA)

Historical aspect: None



Safety notes: Be very carful to not shoot a sharp arrow at the Qabaq.



Added to database: March '14


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