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SCAA County Tournaments Completed for 2021

September 19th, 2021

The County Junior Championships on Saturday 18th September completed the County Championships for 2021

Quick Scores and Final Results have been posted on the >> Junior Championships Website

The Shoot was crowned by a National Record Claim and two Six-Gold-End Claims – more detail will follow in the Tournament report.

Two weeks before on 4th September the County Clout Championships welcomed twenty visitors, unlike last year when it had to be an all-Sussex affair. There were eight Tassel Award Claims, and two Metric Six-Clout-End Claims, both from Sussex Archers

Results are posted on the >> County Clout Webpage

And the County Field Championships was held at Frairs Gate Archers Fletching Course on Sunday 29th August, in the form of a 28-target Forester Round, making a change from the usual WA Round.

Results are here >> Open Foresters and Sussex Field Shoot RESULTS.pdf

Personal Development and Team Building Programme

August 15th, 2021

New programe open to Senior Archers and their Coaches / Mentors getting under way.
For more information click here>>SCAA Team Building Programme

SCAA President Wired

August 15th, 2021

Our President now has a new set of Duracells and is ready to bounce back into action any time soon.

Well done Phil!

Sussex Team In Action Outdoors at Regional inter-County Match after 2 years inaction

July 26th, 2021

As an antidote to 16 months of restrictions, Stuart Barber and his team from Hertfordshire organised a Friendly 10-County Match on 24th July, and Sussex sent a mix of experienced Team Members and new emerging talents to get back in the groove without the stress of a full-on competition. With support from a new management duo of Steven Gilbert and Tom Grey, let’s hope this is the start of a new phase for the SCAA Team, with a new emphasis on developing and encouraging a larger pool of SCAA archers to be ready to take part.
After a night of thunderstorms and lightning the shoot got underway in a downpour giving all the archers wet weather gear exposure to the elements. Hours in and precipitation stopped and humidity started to rise as did the shooting. Read the rest of this entry »

County mini-Championships 18th July – Results List

July 11th, 2021

The Results for the Senior Outdoor Championships are now posted on the Sussex-County-Target-Championships Webpage 

The Shoot was blessed with the best of July weather, with just a hint of breeze. It was the last day before the Covid-19 Restrictions were relaxed,  so numbers were still set at two archers per target. The shoot was completely full, Longbows and Barebows in the morning session and Recurves in the afternoon, and there was room for one target of Compounds, Gents in the morning and Ladies in the afternoon. Very few of the entrants had shot competitively since the end of last summer, so this was a near perfect way to dust off the skills and make a not-too-stressful re-boot.

Return to shooting advice

April 25th, 2021

Iain Wilson, Archery GB’s Senior Coach has written an article about getting back to the sport after the lockdowns:

You can read the full article here.

Sussex Leagues are EXTENDED to include APRIL, MAY

April 15th, 2021

To get warmed up again, and because there’s been next to no activity for 5 months, the Winter Leagues have been extended until the end of May. Frostbite AND Portsmouth Leagues, Senior AND Junior. Portsmouth (3-dozen Scores) may be shot outdoors. So what are you waiting for?

Get ready for the Winter e-Postals

October 18th, 2020

Details on >> the WINTER LEAGUE WEB PAGE


County Junior Target Championships

September 26th, 2020

Social Distancing was no problem at the County Junior Championships held at Adur Valley’s grounds on 19th September, but the threat of Covid-19 did have an effect on the number of participants, which was mostly a result of difficulties getting the right kind of practice this Summer in the run-up to the Championships.
As with the Clout Championships, it was lovely and sunny, but with an added challenging wind all day. This is the second time the Junior Championships has taken this type of format, a 6-dozen-shot Round at a smaller venue, and it proved once again that separating the shoot from the senior championships is much more inclusive.

Many thanks to Adur Valley Archers for hosting the shoot and setting up the field, and thanks also to our Judge, David Strong and to the Lady Paramount Gemma Underwood.

Results: >>Please Click Here