Scotland has won the Archery European Commonwealth Championships for the first time since records began!
Scotland pulled out all the stops to host the European Commonwealth Championships this weekend in Edinburgh. The Championships, commonly called the Euronations, invites teams from across the commonwealth counties in Europe including the Home Nations and Ireland to compete in a World Archery 1440 round. Competing countries take it in turns to host the competition and this year it was Scotland’s turn. The competition was held at the Edinburgh University Playing Fields at Peffermill and included compound and recurve bow styles for men and women. more >>>
The British Junior Outdoor Championships and incorporating the Home Nations event was also on this weekend. We know you're all champing at the bit to find out who won and we'll being you a report on that as soon as we can. We know that England took the Home Nations honours but also that the Scottish Juniors excelled themselves with many Scottish Records being broken and many personal bests shot.
A notice for Archers & Tournament Organisers In future claims will not be processed unless the correct documents are enclosed - the Claim Form and the procedure can be found from this page. The SAA Records Officer is receiving too many claims that do not provide the requisite documents.
On behalf of the Board of Scottish Archery, we are pleased to be able to provide details of the funding package that sportscotland have agreed to provide to Scottish Archery. The document can be found in the members area
Level 1 course is now full. Spaces remain on the Level 2 course
Details are on the coaching page >> Please note the assessment day for the L1 has been brought forward to on 24 October from 7 November
Coach candidates/clubs should note that here are 3 sources of subsidy available on completion of the coaches courses for Scottish Archery members, from Sportscotland, Scottish Archery and Scottish Archery Coaches Development fund. If all subsidies are successfully applied for by the candidate, this will bring the cost of the Level one course to between £10 and £44 (depending on numbers) and the level 2 course to £10. All subsidies will be paid on completion of the course and more detail can be provided by the. course administrator Josie Herd.
Scottish Archery is considering options for a Centre of Excellence for archery in Scotland and has drafted the following requirements document. If you think there is anything missing or anything that you would like to add to the requirements, please let us know. We plan to invite proposals from potential locations, so if there is a location that meets the requirements and you think we should consider, please get in touch.
Notice about the 2015 Outdoor Rankings
Rankings will continue as usual for this year but there will be changes next year. Read the notice. The Selection documents can be found here for Seniors and here for Juniors
Applying for Record Status to Archery GB?
All applications for WRS should be forwarded to Norrie McLean for the necessary Regional approval prior to being submitted to Archery GB.
Applying for Scottish Record Status? - Please use the new Application Form.