Governing Bodies

Stalybridge Archery Club is affiliated to the following UK bodies

Cheshire Archery Association

The CAA is the governing body for the sport of archery at county level within this area, covering the current county of Cheshire, the Wirral peninsula and parts of south and east Manchester.

When the GNAS (Now ArcheryGB) was created, the ‘British Isles and Northern Ireland’ was split into ‘Regions’.

NCAS was set-up to serve the five Northern Counties of England, plus the Isle of Man.

Archery GB

Archery GB, previously The Grand National Archery Society is the governing body for the sport of archery in the United Kingdom. Under this main body are 8 Regional Societies and then many different county societies

ArcheryGB (The National governing body for the UK) is also associated to Continental and International Archery bodies

World Archery Europe, (WAE) was formerly know as the European and Mediterranean Archery Union, and was founded in April 1988.

Its primary goal is to promote and encourage archery throughout Europe and the Mediterranean area, which now encompasses some 51 Countries.

It holds regular events for both Juniors and Seniors in the target and field disciplines, as well as seminars for coaching and judging.

World Archery is the international governing body for the sport of archery. Its mission is to promote and regulate archery worldwide, developing the sport with over 160 member associations through international events, development initiatives and marketing. It is endorsed by the International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee and International World Games Association, among others.

It is responsible for setting the rules and regulations for international archery events, organising the World Archery Championships and for the sport at the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and World Games.