National Championships

2022 National Indoor Championships

The entry form for the 2022 National Indoor Championships is now open. Archery NZ thanks Manawatu Archery Club for hosting this event.

While we expect CPF alert levels to be lower by the date below, the event has a plan to enable operation in red alert level should it be necessary.

Novice and Development classes will be available - please encourage your club members to consider these classes and join in the first Nationals using these classes!

Location and Date:

Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North, 13 - 14 August 2022


The round to be shot on Saturday is a World Archery 2x18m rounds. Both rounds are of 60 arrows each, and will be shot on triple spots (10-6) for U18 age class and older for recurve and compound divisions. Barebow, traditional, longbow, Development, Novice and all archers U16 or younger will be assigned a single (10-1) face. 3 arrows will be shot per end. If you wish to shoot a 'non-standard' target face, please contact the organisers before entries close. Matchplay will be shot on the targets as per above.

Approximate timetable:

  • Registration and bow inspection: Session 1: 0800 - 0830 Session 2: 1300 - 1330
  • Sighters: Session 1: 0830 - 0900 Session 2: 1330 - 1400
  • 1st 18m round Session 1: 0900 – 1100 Session 2: 1400 - 1600
  • 2nd 18m round Session 1: 1100 - 1300 Session 2: 1600 - 1800
  • Session 1 ends ~1300 Session 2 ends ~1800

It is hoped that the matchplay events will be completed no later than 3:00pm on Sunday to allow time for final placings etc. to be calculated, and for the medal ceremony.

Uniform: ArcheryNZ Dress Code as agreed at the 2015 AGM apply: Athletes shall be neatly and cleanly dressed in sporting attire. Such attire may White, current Club, Regional Squad or National Uniforms, or sponsorship merchandise. Advertising must adhere to the World Archery advertising eligibility rules (WA 2.2.6 and 2.2.7).

Cost for both days: $105.00 (including an Equipment Levy of $20.00 and an Officials' Levy of $15.00 per archer). Internet banking details are above, credit card payments will not be accepted.
Fee MUST be paid in full to secure entry.
No cash payments will be taken on the day of shooting.
No refunds will be given out after the closing date.

Closing date: 29th July 2022 Entry Fee to be PAID IN FULL by 5th August 2022

Please note we reserve the right to use pictures taken on the day for publicity on our web site, Facebook and other Media

If NZ is operating under CPF red light settings during the competition, There will be a limit of 100 people (Archers/Supporters) per session.
The event will run as a my vaccine pass (MVP) event, and face masks are to be used when archers are not shooting.

Entries are open now at:

For enquiries please contact Patsy: [email protected] 

2022 National Target, Field Championships

The Local Organising Committee and Archery NZ have met to discuss the 2022 Outdoor Nationals in the light of current information relating to COVID-19 and the Omicron and Delta outbreaks a within New Zealand at this time. The difficult decision was made to cancel this year’s event..



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Bid Documents for Further Nationals:

Bid Documents are now available online for Outdoor and Indoor Nationals 2021-2023.  There are two main bid documents, and a bunch of resources:

For any questions please contact our tournaments coordinator Andrew Russell on [email protected]