The rules of the IAU and the special rules of this event apply.

Special rules:

  1. Shooters of one category may be distributed into more relays, if necessary.
  2. It may nominate more than one team in one particular category.
  3. Each shooter may only start for one federation or for one club.
  4. Every shooter can only start in one team.
  5. The results of the individual competition are for the team results.
  6. All disputes and protests will be decided by the competition jury. Its decision is final and may not be appealed.
  7. If mixed teams have fewer than 5 teams in a class in the competition, all teams start in the “Open Class”.
  8. In the field crossbow competition “team”, the team consists of 2 athletes, both from the same federation or club, who also start for this federation or club.