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WAA Council Vacancy - Performance Co-ordinator

The Performance Co-ordinator role on the WAA Council is open for election and we are seeking applications from anyone interested in taking up this position.

The Performance Co-ordinator role is responsible for activities and matters relating to the development of archers and coaches on behalf of WAA for both target and field archery. The role includes acting as Chairman of the Performance sub-committee, being a member of the selection panel for WAA teams and squads, organising an annual Welsh coaching conference and co-ordinating coaching renewals. The Performance sub-committee oversees the development of junior and senior teams and the work of the field liaison officer.  

The role will be set for a period of four years before re-election and further details on the role and what is involved can be obtained by emailing me via cpplemum@aol.com

If you are interested in applying for this role, then please submit your application to me at the same email address. Applications should be no longer than two sides of A4 and should include details of why you are interested in the role and any relevant experience.

Applications should be received by 3rd October 2021

Debbie Cooke

WAA Affiliation Fees 2021/2022

For the second year running, WAA have decided not to return to full affiliation fees. At the last WAA Committee meeting, it was decided the following rates will apply for this year only:

Seniors (18+) - £10

Disabled - £7

Juniors (under 18) - £7

Junior en-bloc fee - £30

Club Secretaries should already have received this information. If not, Club Secretaries should check that their contact details on the WAA website are correct.  

New Rules of Shooting

Archery GB have released a new Rule Book.

Changes since the October edition are as follows:

Equipment - aligning the Archery GB Rules with the World Archery Rules. The rules for Compound, Recurve, and Barebow now reference the World Archery rule book directly. These rules are helpfully printed in Appendix F of the Archery GB rule book for ease of reference. This change will make it easier for archers, as for Recurve, Compound, and Barebow the rules are the same no matter which event you are at. This means that for Archery GB events we need to use the 12.2cm ring for checking Barebows.

Additional Rounds added on page 3.13 - to include WA 50m for Barebow, Double 70m & 50m Rounds, and Barebow Match Round.

Clarification of scoring for the Vegas 300 Round - 409A (e)(iii) "Rule 404 applies for scoring, with the exception that Compound Archers will score 10 for an Inner 10 and 10 for an Inner Gold (Rule 404(a)).

Please make sure you update all copies of your rule books, particularly any electronic versions.

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