Definition of Family for membership/tournament nomination purposes

For as long as the Association has been in existence, the meaning of “Family” has been accepted as the following: either a Husband/Wife Defacto couple Same sex couple plus their dependant children under the age of 18 years. It does not include parent and a child where the child is over 18 years of age. Recently some people have tried... View Article

Definition of an Adult for tournament purposes

A competitor may compete in a junior division even though they are over the age of 18 at the time of the event. This is because the Rules for Shoot calculate a competitor’s age as of the 1st December for the following tournament year. Anyone competing in the youth division is only required to pay the youth entry fee. View Article

Membership responsibility

At a recent shoot, a member complained that it was not his fault that his membership had expired because he did not receive notification of its expiry. Cards are issued with the expiry date clearly printed on the front. It is the member’s responsibility to ensure their membership is kept current. Membership expiry advice is sent as a courtesy to... View Article

Archery Alliance Endorsed Dealer Program

The Archery Alliance of Australia as part of its long term strategy as the promotional arm of the sport has just released the Endorsed Archery Dealer Program. It is aimed at the retail archery industry. This industry is the public face of the sport and can be the first exposed for many to the sport. The Endorsed Archery Dealer program... View Article

10 Year Continuous Membership Award

The Committee has decided to reward those members who have maintained their membership continuously for 10 years. To be eligible, members must be financial at the award date (AGM) and have a minimum of 10 years continuous membership. Records indicate that there will be around 70 eligible members at this year’s AGM. Members who have allowed their membership to lapse... View Article

Course completion requirements for Sanctioned Events

In dealing with a matter raised by a member following the Lake Glenbawn shoot, the Committee has ruled that: “for a competitor to be eligible for an overall placing at a sanctioned event, where 5 ranges are available on both days, they must complete three(3) ranges on the Saturday” The issue arose after a competitor did not complete three(3) ranges... View Article