New Features for Championship Shoots this Summer

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

This year the County Championships had World Record Status for the first time; The Field Championships were on a new 28-target Course; The Clout Championships were the first in seven years, and at Crawley for the first time

The Clout Championships were on 13th August at Crawley

Final Scores and Some Photos now on the Event Webpage >> Click Here

The Target Championships were on 16th July at Crawley

Final Scores and Some Photos for Saturday  and Sunday are now on the Event Webpage >> Click Here

The Field Championships were on 30th July on at High Weald Archery Club, Etchingham

For Results Listings >> Click Here

After 9 Years – 2 UK Records at once at the K2

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

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It’s no easy thing to set a new UK Indoor Record, and since 2009 over two thousand Rounds have been shot at the SCAS and Sussex Indoors Championships at Crawley’s K2 Centre, and until this year’s shoot on 5th May not a single UK record had been claimed. And then there were two, and the archers were on adjoining targets!

Kai Thomas-Prause showed that his phenomenal National Series performance last year was no flash in the pan, and shot a 593 Portsmouth to claim the Junior Compound Record. And Bryony Pitman came in as a late entrant with a new bow to try out before flying out to Vittel later in the day to take part in the European Indoor Championships. She didn’t need to worry, the bow performed like a dream and Bryony clocked up 595 points – and she went on to win a Bronze Medal in the Junior Ladies Team event at the Euros, and capped it by being ranked no 2 and winning the Silver Medal for the Junior Ladies Recurve class.

Tournament Report follows… (more…)

The 2016 Indoor Tournament

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

The K2 Hall on 6th March 2016

Results etc are on the >>Event Webpage<<

Sussex County AA successfully hosted another Southern Region and Sussex County Indoor Championships meeting at the K2 Centre in Crawley on Sunday 6th March.

Archers and Officials paused for a while at the start of each session to remember Chris Tucknott, the man who in 2009 came up with the idea of holding this major tournament in our county, in what was then the newest and largest hall in Local Authority ownership in England. (more…)

County Championships – McMullan Honoured

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

RogerMacMullanCertificateAMSCAA President Philip Van Buren presented a Silver Medal and Certificate to Roger McMullan on behalf of the Southern Counties Archery Society in recognition of thirty-plus years of Judging in the Region. For much of that time Roger was the only Judge based in Sussex. Wherever Roger has gone to judge, wife Zillah been along too as at least 50% of a brilliant double-act, and Sussex County was delighted she accepted the invitation to be Lady Paramount on Championships Day. The McMullan’s contribution is truly immeasurable, and whole generations of archers have grown up helped along by Roger and Zillah in their inimitable way.

Roger’s retirement almost meant we were Judgeless – but as one door closed behind Roger, another opened for Julie Pede to step in as Candidate Judge, and we wish her all the very best and can’t wait for her to be become qualified.

A Gallery of Pictures has been uploaded of the Championships – CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Indoor Championships – 11th April

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Stop Press.. Junior Winter League Final Results

The Final League Table is published on the Junior Winter Leagues Page

The County and Regional Indoor Championships

was about five weeks later than usual this year because the Hall was not available for the first Sunday in March.

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A month of Junior Action

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

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STOP PRESS – Click Here for RESULTS of  Sussex Championships Meeting

July was a bumper month for the Sussex Juniors, seven travelled to Telford for the Junior National Outdoor Championships meeting, six of them also competed in the WA Star on the previous day. Then on the following Saturday the Sussex Shoot for Juniors was held at Eastbourne (first time at that venue) and there was one of the best turn-outs in recent years.

EnglandJnrTeam2014 580pxlThe highlight of the Junior National Weekend came when England won the Home International Event which was part of the WA Star day, the team included Sussex Recurve Archer Marc Charlesworth. Marc was also part of the Southern Counties Regional Recurve team that came second behind Northern Counties.

2014 JnrNats PanoramaIn the Junior Championships themselves, Place Medals were  taken by Nathan Thomas (silver) and Kai Thomas-Prause (bronze), both shooting Compounds
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2014 Indoor Championships

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

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RESULTS LISTINGS:

SCAS CHAMPIONSHIPS –   SUSSEX CHAMPIONSHIPSTEAM  EVENT

PICTURE GALLERIES:

CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM SHOOT

A fuller Report will follow soon. For now, just a few words to thank everyone who entered and helped for making this an upbeat and social occasion with some great shooting thrown in.

The helpers deserve an extra special thanks for the way they all used their initiative and made it run without need for prompting – brilliant. Here’s most of the crew names,  a few more didn’t get noted…
At Hazelwick School: About a dozen Crawley Bowmen  including  Trevor and James Strudwick  Tony Jerome   Geri Barnden   Adam Smith  Peter Damon   Peter Mayhew  Keith Cross   Siobhan McGuire
At the K2: Bob Darling  Ben Green  Simon Quill  Peter Humphreys  Kevin Legan  Paul Campion  Iain Charlesworth  Steve Lancaster  Graham Stevens  Rod Woodhatch  Rob Keeling  Richard Halsey  Taff Evans  Jules & Mark Robinson  Malcolm Higman  Vickie O’Connor  Sue Habgood  Colin Dickinson  Sue Mangan  Serena Charlesworth  Liz Bowyer  Jackie Beard  Jenny Francis  Nick Barnes and John the other driver

Click to go to Event Home Page

K2 Indoor Championships Report

Monday, March 4th, 2013

LATEST: Junior Winter League February Tables:>> Click Here to View

K2-NorthK2 Shoot Results and photos can be viewed on the tournament webpage
Click to go to the Tournament’s Webpage

As this is the Sussex Website, the report comes from a Sussex Perspective, but the support from around the Southern Counties Region was remarkable this year, particularly when the distances some of the competitors travelled is taken into account. The Championships sessions of the shoot were over-subscribed, and  around twenty people either didn’t get in to the shoot, or had to make do with one session when they’d hoped to shoot a double round.
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Field Championships – Another Wet One

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

2012CrawleyFieldPostHeaderAfter much too long a break Sussex has Field Champions again. Crawley Archers laid on a great course for their Autumn Arrowhead Shoot, and the Saturday Unmarked Round was a fine sunny day – in fact the only problem for the competitors was the sun shining in their eyes on some of the targets. But something different was building up for the County Championships Day, and after a damp beginning the day turned wetter and wetter until was as bad as the morning of the Target Championships, with paths turning into running streams and water sheeting off the hillside. But, as at the Target Champs, most people kept on to the end.
A good number of  Sussex field archers competed on both days and you can see some of them in action on this gallery page

The 2012 Champions are….

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