LATEST NEWS FROM ARCHERY AUSTRALIA – APRIL 2013 2013 NATIONAL CHAMPIONAHIPS Thanks must go to Tuggeranong Archery Club for again this year hosting the 2012 National Championships; it was a great success with outstanding performances and reflects the great effort by Tuggeranong and its volunteer members. For results use the following link   COMMITTEE NEWS  Archery Australia is please to release the first edition of Committee News. This is a new E publication highlighting the activities of various Archery Australia Committees. Thanks must go to Fiona Hyde who has volunteered to put this publication together. We are also looking for a name for this E Publication and have established a competition, information can be found in Committee News. To read Committee News use the following link ?   2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Archery Australia is still seeking a host for the 2014 National Championships, the National Championships Operational Guidelines can be found at the following link ? The Archery Australia Board is current reviewing the format for future National Championships to introduce new events and shorten the program a few days. If you are interested in hosting this event and wish further information contact the Archery Australia CEO on 02 9772 2995 or   2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS PROPOSED NEW FORMAT Following many requests for the Archery Australia Board to look at a new format for the National Championships to Board has agreed to trial a new format for 2014. The new format will be Day One         Clout Day Two         Practice and Registration Day Three       National Target Championship Single FITA 144 Round                    National Field Championship 24 Target FITA Field (If entry numbers requires split shooting) Day Four         National Short Distance Championships FITA 900 (AM and PM depending upon venus size and entry numbers) Day Five         National Field Championships 24 Target FITA Field National Target Championship Single FITA 144 Round (If entry number requires split shooting)   Remember the guiding principles for the National Championships that are:  Events that cater for all members irrespective of Category or ability. The rounds that are shot reflect the history of the sport and the general activities practised at RGB and club levels such as Target, Field and Clout   WORLD CUP 1 ? SHANGHAI Archery Australia TEAM The Archery Australia Board has approved the team to attend World Cup 1 in Shanghai from MEN COMPOUND           Matt Ryan                       Mike Brosnan                  Justin Olexienko              Guy Phillips                    WOMEN COMPOUND Aimee Deaves Rebecca Stubbs Ella Hugo Erike Anear MEN RECURVE                 Matt Gray                       Taylor Worth                  Ryan Tyack                     Jesse McDonald WOMEN RECURVE Alice Ingley Jessica Greenstein Semra Ferguson TEAM MANAGER Sue Gliddon TEAM COACHES James Park and Clint Freeman   WORLD TARGET CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM SELECTION COMPOUND TEAM – Following the 2013 National Championships in Canberra, the Compound Team has been selected and approved. Male Compound:                  Mike Brosnan Pat Coghlan Matt Ryan Reserve/Emergency:  Guy Phillips Women Compound Karina Marshall Sherry Gale Deb Nicholson Reserve/Emergency:  Fiona Hyde RECURVE TEAM – The 2013 National Championships was the first step in the selection process. Following the National Championships the ranking are ? Men Recurve Ryan Tyack (SQAS) – 10  Taylor Worth (WA) – 9   Matthew Gray (NSW) – 8  Jesse McDonald (AACT) – 7  Brett Kent (NSW) – 6 Callum Ingley (WA) – 5  Andrew LeBrocq (NSW) – 4   Jarryd Greitsehus (SQAS)  – 3   Campbell Hodgson (VIC)  – 2     Women Recurve  Deonne Bridger (WA) – 10   Alice Ingley (WA) – 9  Elisa Barnard (NSW) – 8  Semera Ferguson (SQAS) – 7Ingred Brookshaw (SQAS) – 6   Lexie Feeney (ACT) – 5  Dawn Nelson-Furnell (VIC) – 4   Jess Greenstein (NSW) – 3   Odette Snazelle (WA) – 2 The final selection event will be conducted in Brisbane on the Saturday 6th July 2013. For more information on Team Selection go to the following link on the Archery Australia website ?   2013 NATIONAL YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS REMINDER ? Entries closing soon Entries Close 30th April 2013 Entry Form and Information use the following link   2013 AUSTRALIA OPEN REMINDER ? Entries closing soon Entries Close 30th May 2013 Entry Form and information use the following link   NEW MERCHANDISE Archery Australia is always looking at providing an extensive range of merchandise; new items have now been added to our range, these are Spotting Scopes, Binoculars, Monoculars and Range Finders.   We are also offering discounts to current financial members (affiliates). To view these items go to  Shop for Merchandise on the Archery Australia website at the following link   ARCHERY SCORING INDEX  Archery Australia has just released a program written by James Park to assist RGB, Clubs and Individuals to quickly and accurately calculate Ratings. This is a free program being provided by Archery Australia. To download the program us the following link