February 16, 2022

National Tour Information 2022

The National Tour 2022 season is nearly here! Have a read of some key information and the dates of the events.

The Archery GB National Tour 2022 season is nearly here. So, what do you need to know?

Event and entry dates 2022

Competition Name Date Venue Entry open
Bucks and Bounty April 30 - May 1 Lilleshall NSC January 27
National Tour Scotland May 21 - 22 Brechin Castle Equestrian Show field February 27
National Tour Barnsley June 18 -19 Shaw Lane RFC March 17
British Target Championships June 25 - 26 Lilleshall NSC March 3
Surrey Archery Weekend July 10 Tolworth, Surrey March 24
National Tour Evesham August 6 - 7 Badsey Cricket Club April 7
National Tour Finals September 16-17 Wollaton Hall Entry through qualification.

Entries for all events will open on Thursdays at 7pm through our Members' Portal.

Rankings rules for 2022

Rules for the Recurve, Compound and Barebow Divisions 


1. The National Tour for 2022 will comprise of a series of stages: 

Stage  Type  Days for Tour Points 
Bucks or Bounty  70m / 50m + H2H  Saturday
Scotland National Tour  70m / 50m + H2H  Saturday 
Barnsley Archery Club  70m / 50m + H2H  Saturday
British Target Championships  70m / 50m + H2H  Sunday
Surrey Archery Weekend  70m / 50m + H2H  Sunday 
Evesham Archery Club  70m / 50m + H2H  Saturday: Recurve

Sunday: Compound/Barebow 

2. The best three points placings, using the National Rankings formula for points, will be used to rank an archer in the Tour Standings.

  • a.)  AGB member missing the 4th score, owing to international conflict, can agree to use one set of Tier 2 ranking points from a nominated event. 
  • b.) Athletes wishing to apply as above, will need to email jon.nott@archerygb.org prior to the event occurring.

 3. The top 8 ranked National Tour archers within the Recurve Men (RM), Recurve Women (RW), Compound Men (CM) and Compound Women (CW), and the top 2 Barebow from Barebow Men (BM) and Barebow Women (BW) divisions will be invited to the National Tour Final on the 16 and 17 of September at Wollaton Hall (Recurve Friday and Compound and Barebow Saturday). Any declined places will be offered to the person next in the ranking list. 

  • a.) Should more than one athlete be in 8th place, the highest score for a ranking round will break the tie (should this be tied, the next score will be used). This information will be shown in the Final Rankings for the national tour, used to perform the invite. 
  • b.) From receipt of invite, an athlete will have 7 days to accept the place at the finals. 
The Finals  

1. The eight athletes in the finals will be placed into the match-play charts for the quarter-finals following their final National Tour ranking position.

2. For the matches, all World Archery rules with regards to format and allowed equipment will be followed. 

  • a.) Not withstanding the above, no camouflage, blue denim or ‘worn-looking' clothing is to be worn by Athletes or Coaches on the field of play.
  • b.) Sponsor shirts, in accordance with the World Archery rules, is permitted. 

3. Athletes will be permitted one nominated coach, who shall be accredited. 

 4. Athletes must carry a minimum of six (6) arrows into the finals range, to allow for runners to return arrows in alternate ends. 

 5. No scope will be permitted on the shooting line, as there will be spotting screens and a TV unless the Competitions Manager permits it in unforeseen circumstances. 

Further instructions on the finals procedures and any further rules for the finals will be communicated to the selected athletes nearer the time. 






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