Archery GB Junior National Outdoor Championships

Archery GB Junior National Outdoor Championships competition at Lilleshall National Sports Centre, featuring recurve, barebow, longbow and compound competitions.

The 2023 Junior National Outdoor Championships will take place at Lilleshall National Sports Centre across the weekend of 1-2 July. 

Competition information


1-2 July 2023


£25 per day


Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Newport, TF10 9AT


08:00 on both days during equipment inspection

Event timings

Assembly at 08:45 both days
• Saturday - two ends of practice at 09:00
• Sunday - one end of sighters at 09:00

Chair of judges

Michael Pearce

For more information

Please contact Archery GB

Event format

Saturday 1 July

Junior World Archery 1440 Star

  • Under 21 Men WA 1440 (90, 70, 50, 30)
  • Under 21 Women WA 1440 (70, 60, 50, 30)

Archers shooting the above rounds are eligible for World Archery Star awards, dependent on the score achieved. Any junior archer may shoot these rounds.

Metric Rounds

  • Under 18 WA 1440 (Metric 1) - Men under 18
  • Under 18 WA 1440 (Metric 2) - Women under 18
  • Metric II – Men under 16
  • Metric III – Women under 15, Women under 16, Men under 15
  • Metric IV – Women under 14, Men under 14
  • Metric V – Women under 12, Men under 12

Archery GB age rules apply. Junior Men and Women shooting the Under 18 WA 1440 are eligible for World Archery Silver star awards.


Sunday 2 July - National Championships

  • York – Men under 21
  • Hereford – Women under 21

Other available rounds

  • Bristol I – Men under 18
  • Bristol II – Men under 16, Women under 18
  • Bristol III – Men under 15, Women under 16, Women under 15
  • Bristol IV – Men under 14, Women under 14
  • Bristol V – Women under 12, Men under 12

Entries open: 9 March 2023, at 7pm


Further information

Age group and face type

Please select your bow type when entering. You will be allocated into your correct age group based on your year of birth under the new Archery GB age ruling.  

Year of birth

From 1st Jan 2023, for the whole year, your age group will be





















2012 and later


Compound archers

Under 21, 18, 16 and 15 Triple Spot face
Under 14 and 12 Single Spot

Longbow, Barebow and Recurve archers

All ages shoot on a single spot face.

Age groups will be in separate genders in the age brackets below:

  • Under 21
  • Under 18
  • Under 16
  • Under 15
  • Under 14
  • Under 12

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Proof of membership to your governing body must be provided if you are not an AGB member

Target lists and pre-event information will be published on Ianseo seven days before the event.

Live results will appear from the start of the competition. 

Urgent event notifications will be published on all of Archery GB’s social media platforms. The entry list is available on the AGB entry portal.

No refunds will be given 28 days before the event. Refunds prior to this will be as advertised on Sport:80 when you enter and will be administered 5 working days after the event. 

The decision of the Competitions and Events Manager will be final. 

Please refer to Archery GB rules of shooting for dress regulations, all archers should comply with dress regulations until after presentations of the awards. 

Archers competing at record status tournaments may be subject to testing. Competitors who are approached to give samples must comply; Non-compliance will be treated as a positive result.  By entering this competition, you consent to testing, this is in line with UK Anti-Doping Policy, Rule 5.7.2. 

Smoking/vaping is not allowed on the field of play; there are designated smoking/vaping areas on the main driveway.

Event formats can be changed on the day due to unforeseen circumstances by the competition manager, organiser and judge in charge in collaboration with competitors. 

Lost arrows must be reported to a judge or member of the field party (please remember to inform them if you later find the arrow). It is the archer’s responsibility to account for all arrows before leaving the field. 

Animals will not be allowed at this event, except for assistance dogs.

All entries will be treated in accordance with the Archery GB privacy notice and subject to Archery GB’s competition terms and conditions. 

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