LAA News, etc.

Mary Priestman RIP

Well known to many Lancashire archers, Mary passed away on Sunday 21st January. After suffering from a long illness, a chest infection finally took her away.

A service will be held on Thursday 8th February at 1.45pm in West Lancashire Crematorium, Burscough.

Family flowers only. Donations to MacMillan Support.

Our thoughts go out to Ces, Richard and family.

LAA Meetings in 2018

10th Feb: LAA Committee
12th May: LAA Committee
18th Aug: LAA Committee
10th Nov: LAA AGM

All meetings start at 2.00pm

Shevington Methodist Church Hall, Gathurst Road, Shevington, Wigan

All LAA members welcome. One vote per LAA committee member plus one vote per club.
Lancashire County Records & Certificates

The list of senior and junior county records awarded Nov 2016 - Oct 2017: here
LAA Welcome 'Hand Out'

A short document outlining the role of the LAA.
Rule Change for UK and County Records Shot at Double Events

The old "only the first round shot on a day counts" rule has be changed. Read more here.
LAA Constitution + Rules & Responsibilities

LAA Constitution
Rules & Responsibilities
Updated Nov. 2016

Judge Point of Contact

For Judging Matters in Lancashire, please now contact Colin Mudd(Regional Judge). See the Archery GB's Judge's page for additional information.

A message for Club Records Officers
The BOW International 70m League is a free to enter event for archers the world over.
Page about Arrows & Recurve Tuning by an LAA archer.
Lancashire County Team Selection Process
A Short History of the Lancashire Archery Association: The First 60 Years

LAA County Secretary:

Jude Lane

LAA Affiliated Clubs
Archery World Bowmen
Assheton Bowmen
Blackburn Archery
University Centre Blackburn College (UCBC) Archers
Blackpool Bowmen
Blundellsands Archers
Bowbearers of Wyresdale
Bowmen of Overdale
Bowmen of Pendle & Samlesbury
Bowmen of Skelmersdale
Bridgefield Archery Club
Burscough Archers
Chorley Bowmen
Darwen Archery Club
Eccles Archery Club
Golden Knight Archery Club
High Elm Archers
John 0' Gaunts Bowmen
Lancaster University AC
Liverpool University AC
Moorside Archery Club
Mossley Hill Archers
Nelson Archery Club
Nethermoss Archers
North Meols Archers
Phoenix Bowmen Maghull
Preston Grasshoppers Bowmen
Rochdale Company of Archers
Saxon Archers
Southport Archers
St Helens Archers
Wigan and Orrell Archers
Lancashire County Records

How To Make a Claim: Info


UK & World Records
UK Records by Archery GB
World Archery Records (FITA Database)
Click on 'Results', then 'World Records'
Archery Organisations
World Archery
Archery GB (GNAS)
Northern Counties Archery Society
English Archery Federation
Cheshire Archery Association
Yorkshire Archery Association
Cumbria Archery Association
Lancashire Archery Coaching Group
Lancashire County Team (Selection Process)
BOW International 70m Internet League
Archery Interchange UK
Tournaments in Lancashire in 2018 (older/past 2007/8/9/10/11/12/13/14/15/16/17)
Tournaments in Cheshire, Yorkshire & Cumbria
28th January: Wigan & Orrell's 19th Portsmouth, Bamber Bridge PHOTOS   RESULTS
11th Feb: Chorley UK Record Status WA Combined, Bamber Bridge  RESULTS
3rd March: (Saturday): Wigan & Orrell Portsmouth at Billinge   ENTRY
18th March: Noth Meols 21st Annual Portsmouth   ENTRY
15th April: Junior Open Metrics (WRS + STAR) Blackpool Bowmen   ENTRY
15th April: Assheton Early Bird Albion   ENTRY
13th May: Assheton Novice Shoot   ENTRY
19th May: Eccles Double WRS WA720 50m                 ENTRY
20th May: Eccles Double WRS WA720 70m + 60m     ENTRY
9th June: LAA WA1440 (STAR) at Assheton              INFO    ENTRY
10th June: LAA Champs York/Hereford at Assheton   INFO     ENTRY
16th June: LAA Junior Championships (UKRS Bristols) at P&S   ENTRY
8th July: Chorley Bowmen 8th Joe Saxon Memorial Tournament   ENTRY
22nd July: LAA Clout Champs at Blundellsands   ENTRY
12th Aug: Wigan & Orrell WRS 720s + H2H (70m, 60m & 50m)   ENTRY  
4th Nov: LAA Indoor Championships at Bamber Bridge
Tournaments in Lancashire in 2019

Affiliation to the Lancashire Archery Association

Information about the LAA: what it does

County and Regional affiliation fees, from the 1st October 2017 to cover 2017/18:-

  • Senior Members LAA 4.00, NCAS 2.00
  • Junior Members LAA 2.00, NCAS 0.20
  • Disabled Members LAA 4.00 each. NCAS 0.20
  • University Clubs LAA 10; NCAS 20
  • Juniors in a school club 5 club block fee

A single cheque for both LAA and NCAS fees should be made payable to Lancashire Archery Association and sent to:- Roger Burgess, LAA Treasurer, 95 Higher Ainsworth Road, Radcliffe, Manchester M26 4JJ

Any queries to

Badges collected by Frank Hughes and John Allison, ex-LAA Judges:

Lancashire Archery Association: Clothing , etc.

Metal badges £3.50

Ties £3.00

T-Shirts £7.00

Polo shirts £11.00

Sweatshirts £15.00

LAA clothing can be worn by all LAA archers and will be available at all LAA shoots, including the indoor, outdoor & clout events.

If you are an LAA archer and have any comments about this page, or any text, logos, pictures, links, or anything that you think should be on this web site, please contact Mark Leach.

It is policy that this website should provide links to clubs, NCAS, Archery GB/GNAS and county information but give as little personal contact information as possible, except where specifically requested.

It is assumed that clubs will maintain up-to-date contact details on their own web sites. A full and up-to-date list of all Northern Counties officials, many county officials and all NCAS club secretaries is available on request from the NCAS secretary.