Venue Information

  • Outdoor grass shooting area located on the Pickaquoy Rugby/Football pitches approximately 300 metres from the main Pickaquoy building.
  • 12 covered Gazebo/Tents with seating, giving shelter for use by Archers & Judges.
  • Designated spectator area.
  • Onsite storage facilities for targets & individual Archery equipment.

Training and Warm-Up Information

Practice will take place the day before the competition commences.


Forty foam targets inside an area covering 160 metres wide by 200 metres long. All equipment should be as per World Archery Rules governing Target Archery.

Competition Format

All events will consist of a qualification round. The results of which will be used to seed the archers for the next part of the competition.

Points to Note

Full Judges’ Kit Inspection will be held on the first morning of the competition.

Proposed events
Men & Women’s 1440 Recurve
Men & Women’s 1440 Compound
Team 1440 Recurve
Team 1440 Compound
Men & Women’s 720 Recurve
Men & Women’s 720 Compound
Mixed Pairs
Individual Head to Head Knockout
Team Head to Head Knockout

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