The Canberra Archery Club is Canberra's premier archery Club. Established in 1962, the Club boasts a proud history and tradition of archery development in the ACT and surrounding areas.

If you want to learn archery, our Come-and-Try page provides information about our beginners sessions as well as our come-and-try programs we offer to schools and groups.

Becoming a member is easy, our Members page provides information for new members as well as current members.

Have a look around our site and let us know how we may assist you to take up the sport or to improve your archery skills.

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Canberra @ Yass field tournament

12-13 Sept. Day 1 Marked field round, day 2 unmarked field round. Come for 1 or 2 days. See entry form for details. See mud map for directions.

Annual General Meeting

The Club will hold it s AGM on Saturday 3 October 2015, 10am at the Club.

The meeting will consider the annual financial report and elect new committee members. The committee positions available for nomination are:

Attached is a short summary of the duties of these office holders

If you would like to nominate for one or more of these positions (noting that you can only be elected to one position) please have your nomination returned by Saturday, 19 September 2015 to the Club by either email to treasurer@archery.com.au or drop it in the money box at the Club.  See attached nomination form.

Any questions please contact a committee member.

Club Security

Following an incident on 11 August at the Club, please keep the roller door shut when you are shooting, to prevent the public entering the club and stealing items.

Club shooting records

Attached are the Club's current shooting records. If you find any errors please advise the recorder: recorder@archery.com.au


Club History

The attached article traces the history of archery in Canberra from 1948 to 1962 - just prior to the Club being formed.


Silver Leprechaun World Wide Postal Shoot

The Bunbury Archery Club in WA is conducting a postal shoot. The round to be shot is a double Canberra Round. We have scheduled double Canberra rounds on our club calendar for 16 August, 13 and 27 September. At the end of September the Club will submit the results (each person's best double round) to the organisers.

The event is open to Recurve, Compound and Longbow archers in Open and U/18, men and women divisions.

ACT Target Champs

Entries are now being accepted to the ACT Target Champs on 5 September at the Club. See the attached entry form for details.

President's Shoot

The September President's shoot is on 6 Setpember (day after the ACT Target Champs)

Recent international results by Club members

World Youth Championships, Yankton, USA

Cadet Compound Women Team Bronze (Madeleine Salvestro)

World Crossbow Champs, Fort Lauderdale, USA

Open Men Target, Stuart Atkins: Gold in Field Champs, Silver in Match Play and Bronze in Target Champs

Club Working Bee

A Club working Bee will be held on Saturday, 29 August from 9am. Finish the fence and repair target butts.

Club meetings

The next Club committee meeting will be on Saturday 29 August, after the working bee.

2015 Event calendar has been updated for club rounds.

Rounds for May have been added to the Club Calendar.

Club Security

Last person to leave the Club must ensure all doors are shut, the security system is turned on and the toilets are locked. Shut the gate on the way out.

Upcoming activities



Site last updated: 12 August 2015