Newcastle Open Matchplay Tournament 27-28 July 2024

Newcastle Open Matchplay Tournament 27 and 28th July 2024

72-arrow ranking round followed by matchplay. Recurve shoot Saturday 27th, Barebow and Compound to shoot Sunday 28th. Entries close Friday 19th July 11:59pm.

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Cost: $40 per archer plus Assemble fees.

Registration/equipment inspection: 8:30am
Practice: 9am
Scoring: 9:30am
Lunch of no less than 60 minutes at the conclusion of the 720-ranking round, followed by elimination match play. Lunch will not be available at the club, but there are a variety of shops within a 10 minute drive. Cold drinks, coffee and tea will be available for purchase at the club.

This tournament is designed to encourage archers of all ages and experience to come and have a go at match play, with an OPEN Division and Division 2 in Male/Female, Recurve/Barebow/Compound.

OPEN Division
Archers who shoot Open, U21, 50+

Division 2
U18 and Under, 60+, 70+
Novices – An archer of any age who has shot registered events (as per Archers Diary) for less than 12 months.
Returning archers – an archer who has shot less than 2 registered events in the past 12 months, regardless of how long they had previously been shooting.

If you are unsure if you qualify for division 2, please contact

70m – Recurve Open
50m – Compound Open (80cm), Barebow Open (122cm)
40m – All Division 2s

Matchplay format will follow World Archery rules – Recurve and Barebow will shoot the ‘set system’ and Compound will shoot 15-arrow matches. A briefing will occur before the start of matches to ensure all archers understand the format.