Archery Assoications

The Grand National Archery Association (Also known as ‘Archery GB’)

GNAS is the recognised Governing Body for all forms of archery in the United Kingdom and is currently responsible for approximately 30,000 members. The GNAS is affiliated to the International Archery Federation (FITA) and is a member of the British Olympic Association. The Sports Council is also involved, generously providing valuable assistance with the Society’s long term plans. By virtue of these affiliations and memberships, archery is represented in the Olympic Games, World and European Championships and other international events. The GNAS is also responsible for its own National Tournaments, usually organised and hosted by leading archery clubs or groups.

Fédération Internationale de Tir à l’Arc (Also known as the ‘International Archery Federation’)

FITA is the world body for archery recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). FITA sets Laws and Bylaws particularly for competitions for target archery, field archery, ski archery, run archery, flight archery and clout archery. FITA currently consists of 140 member associations (national federations and associations), that are the governing bodies for archery in each country.

Southern Counties Archery Society

Controlling archery in South East England.

Cambridgeshire Archery Association

CAA aim to promote the sport of Archery principally in the County of Cambridgeshire but also within the areas of the Societies to which the Association is affiliated.

British Olympic Association

BOA Archery pages.

Olympic Movement (IOC)

Olympic archery pages.


The British Paralympic Association (BPA) is a registered charity which is responsible for selecting, preparing, entering, funding and managing Britain’s teams at the Paralympic Games and Paralympic Winter Games. This link is for the archery page.

Civil Service Archery Association

The Civil Service Archery Association was founded in January 1956 as the ‘Sports Representative Body’ (SRB) for ARCHERY in the Civil Service Sports Council (CSSC), now known as CSSC, Sports & Leisure.