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Welcome to the Sydney Uni Archery Club. For joining information, click on the "Info" at the top of the page.

Upcoming Events

Club’s Annual General Meeting [ 3:00pm Friday 6th March 2020 ]
On Friday of Week 2, come meet the club committee and learn more about the club. New committee positions will also be elected. Come have a chat with other club members.

Annual N00b Cup [ Friday 27th March 2020 ]
We will be hosting our annual 10-metre tournament exclusive to beginner archers only. Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Register at the range. Registration is $5.

Format:
36 arrow ranking round at 10 metres.
Followed by WA Format Matchplay.

Conditions of Entry:
As this is a beginner tournament, this tournament is restricted to:
- Members who joined the club this year
- and have not participated in archery regularly previously.
* The club committee reserves the right to revoke the registration of any archer who they deem not fitting of the criteria above.

Equipment:
Club barebows (no sights) of no more than 20#. It’s best to arrive early so you get to pick your bow.

Schedule for the day:
12:00PM - Range Setup/Equipment Setup
12:45PM - Practice (3 ends)
1:00PM - First Scoring Arrow

The tournament is expected to run for about ~2-3 hours.

The range will not be open to other members while the tournament is in session. Other members are welcome to come watch and will be able to shoot after the tournament has concluded.

Special Archery Training Workshop [ TBA ]

Special Archery Guest: TBA

Program for the week: 

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USYD vs UNSW Comp [ Monday 13th April 2020 ]
Our annual 18-metre friendly tournament with UNSW where we prove USYD archers are better. Held on Easter Monday public holiday. Medals awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Registration is $5.

Divisions:

Freestyle Recurve, Compound, Barebow Recurve

Format:
60 arrows
​ at 18 metres on a 40cm Target Face   (2 brackets of 30 arrows, 3 arrow ends)

Archers can decide which target face to shoot: Single Full 40cm or a Vegas 3-spot.

Schedule for the day:
12:00PM - Range Setup/Equipment Setup
12:45PM - Practice (3 ends)
1:00PM - First Scoring Arrow

The range will not be open to other members while the tournament is in session. Other members are welcome to come watch and will be able to shoot after the tournament has concluded.

2020 Youth Nationals & Youth Matchplay Championships [15th-22nd April 2020]

*** For Archery Australia members only ***
Location: Burnie Bowman, TAS
 

Mini Clout Novelty Shoot [ Friday 17th April 2020 ]
Novelty tournament shooting flu-flu feathered arrows in a mini clout tournament format. $2 to enter. Cash prize pool for 1st, 2nd & 3rd.

 

Format:

(Distance TBA), 3 arrow ends x 12 ends = 36 arrows

Equipment:
Club barebows (no sights) of no more than 20#. It’s best to arrive early so you get to pick your bow.

Schedule for the day:

12:00PM - Range Setup/Equipment Setup

12:45PM - Practice (3 ends)

1:00PM - First Scoring Arrow

State Short Course Championships [ TBA ]

*** For Archery Australia members only ***

Location: Penrith City Archers, NSW

National/State Indoor Championships [ 18th-19th July 2020 ]

*** For Archery Australia members only ***

Location: TBA, NSW

State Target Championships [ TBA ]

*** For Archery Australia members only ***

Location: Penrith City Archers, NSW

State Field Championships [ TBA ]

*** For Archery Australia members only ***

Location: Armidale Archers, NSW

2020 National Championships [ 2nd-7th October ]

*** For Archery Australia members only ***

Location: Burnie Bowmen, TAS

University Matchplay Championships [ 5th October 2020 ]

Divisions:

Freestyle Recurve, Compound, Barebow Recurve

Format:

AA 30/720 ranking round.

Followed by WA Format Matchplay.

Schedule for the day:
12:00PM - Range Setup/Equipment Setup
12:45PM - Practice (3 ends)
1:00PM - First Scoring Arrow

The range will not be open to other members while the tournament is in session. Other members are welcome to come watch and will be able to shoot after the tournament has concluded.

News & Updates

University Matchplay Championships [ Monday 7th Oct 2019 ]

Qualification/Ranking Scores:

Freestyle Recurve
Jimmy Kurniawan (665)
Thomas Li (646)
Henry Bell (634)
Aaron Zhang (626)
Tyler Lewis (620)
Jean-Luc Dimech (618)
Jeffery Wang (596)
Isaiah Wibowo (596)
Mohamed Shiyaah (592)
Iris Li (541)
Ryan Dai (537)
James Yong (492)
Josh McCluskey (392)
Khaizuran Kamarul (351)

Barebow Recurve (AA 30/720)
Kathryn Kiefhaber (597)
William Ko (544)
Hongkai Xiong (518)
Jonathon Yong (411)
Teresa Nguyen (188)
Jonathon Wan (164)

Compound Division (30/720 on 80cm 6-ring)
Issac Mei (683)
Noah Ashton (646)
Michael Luo (640)
Hao Zhang (627)

Final Placings:

Freestyle Recurve
1st - Jimmy Kurniawan
2nd - Thomas Li
3rd - Henry Bell

Barebow Recurve

1st - William Ko
2nd - Kathryn Kiefhaber
3rd - Hongkai Xiong

 

Compound Division
1st - Noah Ashton

2nd - Issac Mei
3rd - Michael Luo

 

NSW State Target Championships [ Saturday 31st August 2019 ]

Members of the Sydney Uni Archery Team traveled out to Werrington for the NSW State Target Championships on Saturday 31st August. The tournament consisted of World Archery 1440 rounds which are the longest and furthest rounds shot. While this was one of the toughest tournament of the year, the team managed a gold clean sweep in all 20 & Under divisions.

Jean-Luc Dimech in the freestyle recurve division shot a WA 90/1440 round starting at 90 metres. He took first place in the 20 & Under / Male / Recurve division.

 

Issac Mei in the compound division shot a WA 90/1440 round starting at 90 metres. He took first place in the 20 & Under / Male / Compound division.   


Adam Leung in the barebow recurve division shot a WA 70/1440 round starting at 70 metres. He took first place in the 20 & Under / Male / Barebow division.


Kun Ho Lim in the longbow division shot a WA 60/1440 round starting at 60 metres. He took first place in the 20 & Under / Male / Longbow division.  

National/NSW State Indoor Championships [ Saturday 27th July 2019 ]

Congrats to team SUAC at the National/State Indoor Championships. The results are now in for all the states and we’ve managed to claim 3 state medals and 2 national medals.

Jean-Luc (who has shot less than 2 months) was well behind on 4th after the first half but managed to snatch 3rd place at State level in the 20 & Under/Male/Recurve division.

Adam took 1st place in 20 & Under/Male/Barebow Recurve division at State level. He also claimed 1st at National level. Also, subject to ratification, he’ll claim the state record for the Aus Indoor 18m round.

Kathryn smashed it with a 30 point PB to take 1st place in Open/Female/Barebow Recurve at State level as well as National level (barely missing out on the WA Indoor state record by 3 points and Aus Indoor state record by one point.)

NSW State Short Course Championships [ Saturday 18th May 2019 ]

Congratulations to all who participated in Day 1 of the NSW State Short Course Championships. Our head coach (Eric Hu) has been preparing archers for their first official tournament and as a result the team managed to claim a medal each in their respective divisions.

Issac Mei - 2nd Place, 20/U Compound
Adam Leung - 1st Place, 20/U Barebow
Kun Ho Lim - 1st Place, 20/U Longbow

Annual USYD vs UNSW Tournament [ 22nd April 2019 ]

The Sydney Uni Archery Club conducted our 4th annual USYD vs. UNSW Tournament. Shooting a 60 arrow at 18m round, Team USYD managed to claim gold in all divisions and a clean sweep in the compound division. Congratulations to all those who participated.

Recurve: Thomas Li (Gold)

Barebow Recurve: Kathryn Kiefhaber (Gold), Adam Leung (Silver)

Compound: Sho Tzin Shim (Gold), Sean Chen (Silver), Cai Zhang (Bronze)

n00b Cup [ Friday 29th March 2019 ]

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated. For those who are interested in more tournaments we have another coming up in a few weeks and we will be shooting against UNSW archers. Details to come later.

 

Results for the event:

----- Ranking Round -----
1. Brett Spulak - 346
2. Adam Leung - 339
3. Yotaro Iwai - 310
4. Jialiang Sun - 307
5. Rodney Ly - 307
6. Daniel Koerner - 304
7. Michelle Tanro - 303
8. Jiyoon Lee - 295
9. Kunho Lim - 293
10. Viraj Vaidya - 225

 

----- Matchplay Results -----
Round 1:
Michelle T. vs Viraj V. (6 - 2)
Jiyoon L. vs Kunho L. (0 - 6)
All other competitors have BYEs.

Round 2:
Brett S. vs Kunho L. (6 - 2)
Rodney L. vs Jialiang S. (7 - 3)
Yotaro I. vs Daniel K. (6 - 0)
Michelle T. vs Adam L. (2 - 6)

Round 3:
Brett S. vs Rodney L. (6 - 0)
Yotaro I. vs Adam L. (0 - 6)

Bronze Match:
Yotaro I. vs Rodney L. (5 - 7, via shoot off)

Gold Match:
Brett S. vs Adam L. (6 - 2)

Annual AGM [ Monday 25th February 2019 ]

The Club’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday of Week 1 (25th Feb) at 5pm on the archery range. This is a good opportunity to meet people at the club and learn how the club operates. We will also be electing a new club committee. Enthusiastic new members and first year students are encouraged to nominate themselves for a position. No experience in archery or running a club is necessary, just a willingness to learn and help out!

USYD O-Week 2019 [ 20 to 22nd February 2019 ]

Join us at University of Sydney's Orientation Week on the 20-22nd February on Eastern Ave.

Come and find out everything you wanted to know about archery.

Another Year [ 7th January 2019 ]

The first archery session of 2019 has begun. With many plans for the year being implemented, we foresee a great year of archery. To start things off, the club has now gone paperless with signing into the range. The club has implemented a electronic sign in system to make things easier and cleaner. All members should speak to a committee member on the range about this new system.

State Target Championships [ 29th Sept 2018 ]

The Sydney Uni Archery Team competed in the NSW State Target Championships. Shooting several distance up to a whopping 90 metres, the team manage to claim a silver and bronze in the Freestyle Recurve/20 & Under division. Congratulations to Edward Deng (Silver) and Matthew Choi (Bronze).

Annual USYD vs UNSW Tournament [ 24th Sept 2018 ]

The Sydney Uni Archery Team conducted our 3rd annual USYD vs. UNSW Tournament. Shooting a 60 arrow at 18m round, the Team USYD archers manage to claim gold in all divisions and a clean sweep in the compound division. Congratulations to all those who participated.

Recurve: Eric Hu (Gold), Matthew Choi (Bronze)

Barebow Recurve: Kathryn Kiefhaber (Gold), Julian Vu (Silver)

Compound: Sho Tzin Shim (Gold), Cai Zhang (Silver), William Ko (Bronze)

State Short Course Championships [ 8th July 2018 ]

A small cohort of the Sydney Uni Archery Team competed in the NSW State Short Course Championships. Shooting several distance 60, 50 & 40 metres, we manage to claim 2 medals and even breaking our previous state record. Congratulations to all.

20/Under Male Barebow Recurve: Julian Vu (Gold)

Open Female Barebow Recurve: Skye Truong (Silver + Junior Female NSW State Record)

Northern Junior Challenge [ 27th May 2018 ]

The Sydney Uni Archery Team, managed by head coach: Eric Hu, entered their first tournament of the year. Shooting several distance 60, 50 & 40 metres, the entire team manage to claim a medal each plus one state record. The team also won the annual Recurve Perpetual Shield for greatest combined score against all other clubs in the state. Great start to the year for Team USYD.

20/Under Male Recurve: Edward Deng (Gold), Matthew Choi (Silver)

20/Under Male Barebow Recurve: Julian Vu (Gold)

20/Under Female Barebow Recurve: Skye Truong (Gold+ Junior Female NSW State Record)

Annual AGM [ 16th March 2018 ]

The club held its first AGM for 2018, all committee positions were put up for election and subsequently filled by new and old members. Congratulations to the committee of 2018.

USYD O-Week 2018 [ 26th February to 2nd March ]

Join us at University of Sydney's Orientation Week on the 26th February to 2nd March on Eastern Ave.

Come and find out everything you wanted to know about archery.

OzBow [ 12th Jan 2018 ]

We are now using Archery Australia's OzBow program as our distance qualification system. Every member gets a certificate that we keep on file that shows what distance you are qualified to shoot. Instructions are on the back of the scoresheets. All existing members can be assessed by our coaches to determine which distances you can skip to.