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As ArcheryGB are moving to an entirely electronic based system (Sport80) for affiliations starting from the 2018/19 affiliation year, GWAS has decided to change its’ affiliation process. So for 2018/19 affiliations and onwards clubs will now send their GWAS club affiliations directly to the regional affiliations secretary (Paul Callaway) A process letter can be found […]

posted 23 August, 2018

Following the postponement of the GWAS AGM due to bad weather we are pleased to announce the new date. GWAS AGM Sunday 15th April, West Buckland Village Hall @ 13:00. The calling notice can be found here The 2017 draft AGM minutes can be found here The calling notice/nomination form and 2017 AGM draft minutes […]

posted 11 April, 2018

Dear all, Just to avoid any confusion, the Coaching AGM which was due to take place tomorrow (18/3/18), has also been postponed due to the imminent weather forecast. The event will be reschedules alongside the main GWAS AGM. Thank you to all of those who attended the GWAS Coaching Conference today, a write up for […]

posted 17 March, 2018

Dear Members, Please be aware if you are an ArcheryGB direct member and wish to join GWAS then you need to fill in the form available here, then either send the form with payment to the GWAS affiliations secretary or preferably email the form and pay by direct bank transfer, information to support this is […]

posted 27 February, 2018

Dear all, It has come to my attention that not all emails requesting a space for the GWAS Coaching Conference are getting to me, or many are being redirected to my spam box. If you have emailed me and have not received a response about bookings and payments within 48 hours, please assume it has […]

posted 26 January, 2018

Grand Western Archery Society Coaching Conference 17th March 2018, 10.00-17.00 Wincanton Memorial Hall, Somerset, BA9 9JF Schedule: Arrival 09.30 Richard Cheetham seminar 10.00 – 11.00 Andrew Knight ‘An archer’s posture and everyday exercises’ 11.10 – 12.10 Lloyd Brown (Archery GB staff)  ‘The coaching plan for archery 2017-2021′ 12.15 – 13.15 Lunch 13.15 – 14.15* Andrew […]

posted 10 January, 2018

Devizes Bowmen and Wadworth have agreed a three-year sponsorship deal. The sponsorship includes the branding of new club shirts with the leading Wadworth 6X brand as well as support for Devizes Bowmen events, including their Annual Top Ten Tournament. Neil Lockhart of Devizes Bowmen commented: “This sponsorship of a local archery club by a local […]

posted 6 January, 2018

This week sees the start of the 2017 World Archery Championships in Mexico. Eleven British athletes will compete including Lucy Mason who won Gold in the Women’s Compound Cadet class at the World Youth Championships in Rosario, Argentina she will be travelling with recurve archers Bryony Pitman who finished fifth and Alex Wise, and fellow compounder Luke Ralls. They will be […]

posted 16 October, 2017

Despite a very low attendance this year at the Battle of Britain WRS WA 1440 shoot, an impressive total of £113 was raised for the Royal Air Forces Association, due to the generous donations from Somerset archers, and those who purchased raffle tickets on the day.  Somerset County Archery Association expresses their thanks to everyone involved […]

posted 26 September, 2017

Grand Western Archery Society now has five new county level coaches, four in Somerset and one in Devon & Cornwall. Luke Messinger (D&C), Martin Hutchings, Andrew Rees, Jane Rees and Lizzy Rees (Somerset) all successfully completed the County Coaching Course in a very speedy eight months, remarkable considering the course can often take up to […]

posted 30 June, 2017
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