As promised, I am arranging a small get together of squad members which will be held at Andover Archers on the afternoon of Sunday 27th January from 1300 to 1700.

We will have the use of the indoor range and we will have coaching staff present but with space being limited we need to ensure that we organise this well! If there is sufficient interest, I would suggest two sessions - 1300 to 1500 and 1500 to 1700 - with a maximum of 12 people on each.

Spaces MUST be pre-booked and will be allocated on a strictly "first come, first served" basis so if you want to come out and play, get in touch and let me know which session you want to reserve.

Our junior squad members should be taking part in the "Talisman" that day so priority will be given to senior archers. Priority will also be given to those who are already members of the squad although spare slots will be offered to others but not before 20th January. Glorious opportunity to practice a WA 18 ready for the following weekend's County Championships!



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Good Evening Everyone, we are now good to go with the proposed SCAS Indoor Postal League. The information that follows was received today by email from the organisers:

Southern Counties Indoor Postal League 2019

Organiser Stuart Barber This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Silo Dave Chudley This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • • Round - Portsmouth
    • Straight league - All counties submitting and ranked in team order for each bow style.
    • Bowstyles – ▪ Recurve (8 archers to count)
    ▪ Compound (6 to count)
    ▪ Longbow (5 to count)
    ▪ Barebow (4 to count),
    ▪ Junior Mixed bow styles (8 to count)
    • If a county has no archers for a bow style, then they are not listed in that bow styles results for the month/league results.
    • Juniors Mixed team to have a handicap as follows (Recurve - as scored, Longbow and Barebow plus 20% , Compound minus 10%) These have been worked out using the last 3 years of Hertfordshire data.
    • All scores submitted will count, up to the maximum for that bow style. If less than the stated team size then the number of scores submitted will count.
    • All archers are expected to follow their counties normal submission criteria. All scores are submitted to the "SCAS Indoor Leagues Organiser" (SILO) - Dave Chudley, by a County Officer/ Team Manager etc. No archers are to submit directly to SILO. Any scores submitted directly to the SILO will be ignored.
    • All scores submitted must be shot before the 21st and submitted to the SILO by the 28th of the month. (this is to put a little pressure on the teams to simulate an actual meeting)
    • Scores submitted must list County, Archer, date shot, Score, Hits, xs. (maybe run an individual league also, just for bragging rights)
    • All Scores to be submitted on the spread sheet / word document supplied only.
    • This year’s league is bragging rights only. Other years could possibly involve SCAS medals etc
    • All teams where possible, should be contain members of the opposite sex.

Any problems then please contact – Stuart Barber - Hertfordshire County Chairman . 07753 681315

OK, so if you want to be part of this as so many of you indicated when it was originally suggested:


SEND YOUR SCORES TO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


I will collate the scores and the teams will be formed from the highest scoring archers up to the maximum number per team.

Please note, I will not chase scores. If they are not submitted or they arrive too late, you will not be included. Help me to help you and together we can make the Hampshire County Archery Team a force to be feared!

Nick Loader

HAA Team Manager


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Good Morning Everyone,

At last night's HAA Exec meeting it was agreed that we can start making plans for the 2019 National Inter-Counties. Decision has not yet been made as to how many teams we are going to enter although my current thinking is 1 each Gents/Ladies Recurve, 2 each Gents/Ladies Compound, 1 each Gents/Ladies Barebow and 1 Gents Longbow. Each team will comprise 3 archers. Happy to reconsider this depending on level of interest but teams will need to be of an acceptable standard.

The event will be held at Lilleshall on the weekend of 29th and 30th June 2019. Normal event format is: Saturday morning 70/50m ranking round. Saturday afternoon team H2Hs and Sunday WA 1440.

Our policy for team selection is to use the HAA Rankings that were produced at the end of the 2018 outdoor season with the addition of those HAA archers who were not included in the rankings due to being part of the GB National squad. Final selection will depend on who is prepared to take part!

Please note, for this event, HAA will cover the cost of the entry fees (in 2018 it was nearly £100.00 per team) but will not pay expenses. Travel/accommodation will be down to you!

Final decision on entries will be made early next year. Final decision on who makes the teams will be made as soon as possible thereafter to enable participants to make arrangements for travel/accommodation.

Please get back to me if you are interested in being considered for this prestigious event.

Many Thanks

HAA Team Manager

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2019 Hampshire Indoors Championship Weekend

2nd /3rd February

For Prospectus and Entry Forms go to 'Events'

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Congratulations to Hampshire Archer Jennifer Collins from Old Basing Archers for taking Bronze in the Team Open Recurve and Gold in the Womans Open Recurve at the Invictus Games in Sydney.


Here are the official results:


25 October 2018 16:28 Team Open Recurve - Quarter Final 3   

RankNationNameEnd 1End 2End 3End 4Result 

UK United Kingdom   49 34 46 44 6 Q

POL Poland   34 41 44 39 2  

25 October 2018 17:09 Team Open Recurve - Semi Final 2

RankNationNameEnd 1End 2End 3End 4Result 

ROU Romania   50 50 51 55 5 Q

UK United Kingdom   50 51 42 44 3  

26 October 2018 10:09 Team Open Recurve - Bronze Medal Contest   

RankNationNameEnd 1End 2End 3End 4ResultMedal

UK United Kingdom   48 43 46 43 6 Bronze

NED Netherlands   49 41 37 42 2  


25 October 2018 09:00 Women's Open Recurve - Qualification   

RankNationNameEnd 1End 2End 3End 4End 5Result 

UK Collins, Jennifer       259 268 527 Q

25 October 2018 15:06 Women's Open Recurve - Quarter Final 1   


UK Collins, Jennifer

25 October 2018 15:46 Women's Open Recurve - Semi Final 1   

RankNationNameEnd 1End 2End 3End 4End 5Result 

UK Collins, Jennifer 26 28 28     6 Q

USA Stolberg, Hannah Marguerite 11 21 24     0  

26 October 2018 14:26 Women's Open Recurve - Gold Medal Contest   

RankNationNameEnd 1End 2End 3End 4End 5ResultMedal

UK Collins, Jennifer 27 22 28 23 27 6 Gold

AUS McKinley, Jocelyn 23 24 23 25 26 4 Silver



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Hampshire Archery Association is the home of archery in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands in the UK. The Association is affiliated to SCAS (Southern Counties Archery Society) and Archery GB (GNAS) who are the governing body for the sport in the UK.

Archery is a sport for all ages and abilities and is great for families. There are over 50 archery clubs in Hampshire and most offer beginners courses. If you interested in trying archery get in touch with one of the clubs listed here.