Nottinghamshire Archery Society Senior Team Selection 2022

Target Selection Criteria

The team will be selected on the best two scores shot at any 12 dozen record status shoots between 1st April 2022 and 30th July 2022, whilst recognising that Government Covid-19 restrictions and Archery GB guidance will need to be followed.

The 12 dozen record status rounds that will be accepted are:

  • UKRS York/Hereford
  • WRS WA1440 Gents/Ladies
  • WRS Double WA720 (only one double round score to be accepted)

Scores from Nottinghamshire competitions will be collated by the Team Manager; for competitions elsewhere archers will need to submit official results sheets to the Team Manager ( The deadline for score submission is 30th July 2022.

Scores for the WA rounds will be converted to equivalent York/Hereford scores using the Handicap Tables, enabling a squad ranking for each bow style and gender to take place. In the event of a tie the score from the County Championships will be used to decide overall squad ranking.

Team selections will be reviewed by the NAS Chair and Vice Chairs before being released.


Archers must be affiliated to NAS, EMAS and Archery GB.

Juniors must enter as seniors and shoot the senior distances to be eligible. Their scores will still be eligible for the Junior Team (to be converted by the Junior Team Manager to their age equivalent score using the Archery GB handicap tables).

Masters must shoot the senior distances (Masters rounds are not eligible)



The selection criteria will be used to select the team to represent Nottinghamshire from 4th September 2022 to 30th July 2023.

The EMAS inter counties competition (Thoresby tournament) is on 4th September 2022. The team will be confirmed as soon as practical after 30th July 2022.

The full Thoresby team :

  • Recurve – 6 ladies recurve (4 to count), 8 gents recurve (6 to count)
  • Compound – 3 ladies compound (2 to count), 4 gents compound (3 to count)
  • Longbow – 2 ladies longbow (1 to count), 3 gents longbow (2 to count)
  • Barebow – 2 ladies barebow (1 to count), 3 gents Barebow (2 to count)

These numbers may be reduced depending on the available capacity at the host club or other counties to produce teams. In the event that the minimum number of archers to make a mixed team in a bow style are not available then no team in that bow style will be entered.

For other matches team sizes are to be mutually agreed with the opposing team manager.



Nottinghamshire Junior Team Selection 2022

Covers team selection for the Sydney Bond Junior inter counties tournament in September 2022 and inter county matches to the end of August 2023.

Selection shoot criteria in line with the senior team selection:

Any record status 12 doz round:

  • WA 1440 Junior or Senior rounds
  • WA 720 Junior or Senior rounds. (only one 720 round will be counted)
  • York/Hereford or Bristol Rounds

Juniors must shoot at least 2 selection shoots at the appropriate age group or above.

Cut off date for scores to be submitted will be 15th August.

All juniors that shoot outside the county must let the Junior Team Manager know what tournament they have shot, the round and their score.

Email Charlotte at: please put Junior Selection Score in the subject line of the email. Make sure you give the date, round and where the tournament was held.

Selection process

Archers scores from the selection shoots will be converted to equivalent scores for the round to be shot at the Sydney Bond tournament, using the Archery GB handicap tables.

Archers will be ranked on the basis of the two best equivalent scores achieved, this can include one 720 round.

The team of 8 juniors will be selected in order from the resulting ranking. Ties will be decided by using the best score at the County Champs.

The selection recommended by the Junior Team Manager will be reviewed by the County Chair and Vice Chairs.


Charlotte Attwood

Notts Junior Team Manager

Oregon USA Junior Postal Challenge

Nottinghamshire juniors Under 15yrs Recurve and Barebow, have been challenged by a school in Sherwood, Oregon, USA, to a friendly postal match to be shot between March and mid-May. The round is a Short Metric 5 (3doz @ 15m and 3doz @ 10m on a 80cm face).

If you would like to join in with this challenge please send a picture of your score to me Charlotte Attwood, email: please put in the subject: USA Postal Challenge. The top six scores from both bow types will form the postal teams and will be given a certificate.


The round can be shot over 2 days, if necessary.

Please give Name, Club, Age and bow type on the scoresheet.


Recurve Bow for Sale

Win & Win CXT 25” Riser in White and Blue with adjustable Arrow Rest, Carbon Clicker, Top Damper and Shibuya Pressure Button.

Win & Win Inno EX Power 68” Limbs, 38Lb @ 28”.

Sure-Loc Sight with 2 Titan Sight Pins.

Win & Win HMC Plus Carbon Long Rod & Extension, SF Ultimate Pro Carbon Side Rods and V Bar.

Decut Wheeled ABS Case with Foam Liner.

14 Easton ACE Arrows 1206 H / 520, 29”AMO, Beiter Nocks.

Also included – Slip covers for riser and limbs, sight case, spare pressure button and extension bar, limb alignment guides, spare fletchings and nocks and spare wheels for case.

£650 the lot.


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Nottinghamshire Archery Society Frostbite Challenge January 2022 winners

Congratulations to the winners of the January Frostbite Challenge 2021/22. Certificates will be on their way shortly via your club secretaries. The January Frostbite is up and running.

Click on the following link for rules and entry :

Rules for Winter Frostbite

Click Below for the January Winners:

Junior National Indoor Championships 2021

Well done to all the juniors who competed in JNIC 2021!!!
Thomas Lane came 2nd in the qualifiers and 3rd overall. Congratulations to Laura Eyres who was selected to shoot for the England Team. She came 5th in her age group and 8th overall. Will Oakes came 5th in his age group and 10th overall. Anna Blythe came 13th in her age group. Some amazing shooting from our experienced juniors.
Notts also had some younger archers compete in JNIC for the first time this year. We hope that you had a wonderful experience and that you will return next year! Lucy Rice, Harry Rice and Harry Weeks, we are very proud of you!


Well, another outdoor season comes to an end, at least the covid restrictions around the field have been lifted, I hope everyone had a good shooting season and I will see you indoors, I hope. Again, I ask those clubs that are lucky enough to have an indoor venue who have space to offer it to visitors. We must help each other.

AGB are proposing to change the junior age groupings to bring them in line with World Archers so keep an eye as they may be introduced for next outdoor season which will probably cause a little confusion at the beginning. AGB have also changed the names of the Imperial rounds as it appears there was some embarrassment incurred when shooting the shorter rounds This is referred to as rule 308 (a). Tournament organisers need to take note. You can find this info quickly in the Autumn 2021 Archery UK magazine page 81. There have also been changes to rule 306(j), this is pertinent to archers as it refers to scoring pass through arrows outdoors.

The Winter online Frostbite challenge is up and running again this winter, thanks to Lizzie of Beeston Rylands. As you should know it is a monthly personal challenge run online with monthly winners who receive a certificate. The entry form is on the county website and FB page and is completely free to enter.

The Intermediate winter training is underway at Joseph Whitaker school run by Mario (CCO), good shooting and listen to your coaches. Hopefully I can pop in and see how it’s going.

Next year it is Nottinghams turn to host the junior intercounty championship (Sydney Bond). So, the committee are looking for tenders to host this UK record status shoot. Our juniors did a great job this year and won again but it was close I understand.

For those that did see me on my first year as a candidate judge, I hope you were not disappointed with my decisions. You will see me in the green jacket again at the Notts indoor champs and the Sherwood archers Portsmouth.

Finally, my club Greasley Castle Archers has had an influx of archers. It appears that standing on a field shooting is a very safe covid sport. I hope all the county clubs are having the same interest?

Don’t forget you can contact me at

Bernie Dicks

County Chairman