Archery GB announce the postponement of all Grassroots Archery in the UK

Archery GB, our National Governing Body are advising that all archery in the UK is postponed for the foreseeable future, to reduce all non-essential contact with others. Our priority is the health and safety of our members, participants, volunteers and staff. 

You can read their full statement here:

Surrey Archery have also postponed the Committee Meeting scheduled for April. It will be rescheduled once, more information is available.
In the meantime if Club have queries for Surrey Archery please contact secretary@surreyarchery.org who will liaise with the Executive and other members of the Committee if and when necessary.

Above all please act responsibly for the good of our sport and follow the UK Government Guidance.

Inter-County Indoor Match Results

Four teams from Surrey Archery recently competed in a 4 Way inter county indoor archery competition against Kent, Sussex and Essex.

The competition was held in Sittingbourne in Kent.

The Surrey Archery teams finished second in Barebow, third in Compound and Recurve and fourth in Longbow.

The Results are available to download, with the Surrey Archers highlighted in Yellow.

SCAS Coaches Conference 2020

Southern Counties Archery Society (SCAS) are holding their 2020 Coaches Conference on Saturday 21st March 2020 at Wyboston Lakes Conference Centre in Wyboston, Bedford.

The Conference has a number of interesting sessions and speakers lined up and is expected to be valuable experience for all coaches.

For Level 2 Coaches and above development credits will be available.

Download the full details and application form…

Level 1 Archery Coaching Course

Guildford Archery Club are hosting a Level 1 Archery Coaching Course early in 2020. This will be one of the last current style courses prior to the introduction of the new coaching framework.

This is the course for those archers looking to deliver Beginner Courses and introduction to archery sessions.

This Level 1 course, which includes 3 sessions of instruction followed by an assessment is being held on four Sundays:

  • 26th January 2020
  • 16th February 2020
  • 8th March 2020
  • 29th March 2020

The cost of the course is £275.00.

More details on coaching courses is available on the Archery GB website where the course learner application form can be downloaded.

More details and applications for places contact Val Smith at Guildford Archery Club – email val@valsmith34.plus.com

Inter Counties Indoor Friendly – February 2020

Surrey Archery have been invited to enter teams for a Southern Counties friendly indoor tournament in February 2020. The event is being held in Sittingbourne, Kent on Saturday 22nd February 2020.
Team entries are available for mixed teams of four archers in each bow style:

  • Recurve
  • Recurve Barebow
  • Longbow
  • Compound

If sufficient Surrey archers meeting the minimum eligibility criteria (see below) and gender mix make themselves available it is intended to enter teams in each bow category.

Team Selection

Archers wishing to be considered for team selection will need to submit at least 3 qualifying indoor scores via their Club Records Officer to the County Records Officer by 22nd January 2020.  Archers must confirm their availability for the shoot, if selected, when submitting their scores.
Qualifying scores are those:

  • Shot in accordance with Archery GB Rules of Shooting
  • For Recurve and Compound archers minimum ‘C’ classification scores
  • For Longbow and Barebow archers scores will need to be of an equivalent standard to the recurve criteria, at the discretion of the County Selection Committee. All Longbow and Barebow scores will be accepted for consideration.

Club Records Officers when submitting scores for Surrey Archery team selection are asked to ensure:

  • Image copies / photos of scoresheets are submitted
  • Contact details including email address and contact number for the archer
  • Confirmation the archer is available for selection for the shoot on Saturday 22nd February

Surrey Archery Website Launch

Welcome to the new Surrey Archery Website – the Official Site of the County of Surrey Archery Association.

This new website brings together information and News about Surrey Archery, and is the latest step in improving communications about the events and activities for archers in Surrey.

The site uses the new branding as Surrey Archery and the new website address of surreyarchery.org

If you have been redirected here from our old website – countysurreyarchery.co.uk – please update your bookmarks to the new address.

Please explore the Information section which includes a wealth of details about Surrey Archery, including our policies, rules and guidelines for members.

Please check out the Events section for details of Surrey Archery Tournaments and Events.

We hope you like the new site and if you have any feedback please email webmaster@surreyarchery.org

Junior Champs 2019 – Entries Open

Entries are invited for the 2019 Junior Championships on Sat 1st June. Please see the entry form and prospectus at the new Surrey Archery Website

Surrey Archery would like to thank Woking AC for hosting the championships for the last 4 years… we do hope you will have us back when your ground is finally sorted out.

We look forward to holding the event at Lintman AC’s ground in 2019.