Woking AC announce 2020 Tournaments

The Woking Double – Sunday 14th June 2020

Woking Archery Club are announcing a new shoot for 2020 consisting of Double WA 70/60/50m rounds, it is open to all members of Surrey Archery & Archery GB.

The aim is to keep things friendly and simple but to the highest standards. With that in mind the Woking Double will be World Record Status and will qualify for Archery GB Tier 3 ranking points. All Archers will shoot at Tenzone foam targets and awards for the winners will consist of gold medals only.

Online entries are open at: 

The 37th Woking Open Championships – Sunday 20th September 2020

Woking’s well known Open shoot will of course also take place in 2020. For the first time we will be offering a York round as well as the usual Hereford and Bristols. Please put the date in your diaries. The website isn’t ready to take entries just yet, but please watch out for further announcements and information go to:

Bradford Memorial Shoot – Entries Now Open

The Bradford Memorial (formally the King’s Cup) Shoot is being hosted by Chessington Bowmen on Saturday 15th February 2020.

The competition is a World Record Status event featuring 3 sessions, shooting World Archery 18m (WA18) rounds.

The event incorporates a Club Team event for teams of 3 recurve (Kings Cup) or 2 compound (Queen’s Cup).

Full details and entries are available from

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