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Club Information


Clubs wishing to host a competition on behalf of ARCHERY SA...

Clubs conducting an authorised archery activity and requiring a Certificate of Currency for insurance purposes...

  •  CLICK HERE to go to the Archery Australia website insurance page for the forms and other information.

Clubs holding an activity which can be used for ranking purposes for archers seeking to qualify for State Teams...

  • Please note: for any tournament to meet the requirements for classification awards and records, it must comply with the definition of an Open Tournament in the Archery Australia Shooting Rules and summarised here. If just one requirement is not met, the event cannot be certified as "open".)
Open Tournament - minimum

Clubs that have held an activity...

  • ARCHERY SA collects data about how many people attend each Club, including spectators, at regular Club shoots, tournaments, coaching courses, demos, Come'N'Try sessions, etc. The data is now collected annually (in July) via a simple form provided to Clubs.

Online Membership and Event Entries

Clubs across Australia are required to accept online membership applications/renewals (payment by credit/debit card or Paypal). It reduces the workload for hard-working volunteers, improves accounting practices and provides the ultimate convenience for prospective and existing members.

Entry to tournaments are also only online. This is one of the requirements that provides entrants eligibility to claim Master, Grand Master & Elite Awards and National Records.

To assist Clubs, ARCHERY SA has resources and training available:


The process adopted by the Board in 2017 for any increase in ARCHERY SA membership (affiliation) fees is predicated each year on referring to the Adelaide: All Groups CPI (6401.0) as at 31 March.

Unless the CPI increase reaches a threshold of $2.00 against the Adult Metro membership fee, there won't be an increase, unless exceptional circumstances require it. (In any increase, all individual member types will be altered by the same $ amount. The increase of family membership rates will rise by a factor of 2 (i.e if the individual rate increase is $2, the family rate increase is $4).

from 1 July

Current fee

CPI (March)

Review fee


$2 Threshold Reached – YES/NO

Approved Fee for the following year








2020 $54.00



Affiliation fees - effective 1 July, 2019 (Clubs also charge a membership fee - view the relevant total fee via the membership portal - see "New Members JOIN") (at the very top of this page). Some Clubs may also charge (for new members) a Joining Fee - enquire with the Club about that. (Fees review: ARCHERY SA, 9 August, 2018.)


Adult Minor Family   Adult Minor Family
 $54  $44 $108

Archery Australia  $90  $60 $180
Total $144 $104 $288
$134 $94
 Associate (non-shooting)

*Archery Australia fees subject to change

The Sports Vouchers program is a Government of South Australia initiative administered by the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing. The program provides an opportunity for primary school aged children from Reception to Year 7 to receive up to a $50 discount on sports membership/registration fees. The purpose is to increase the number of children playing organised sport by reducing cost as a barrier to participate.

The Government of South Australia has announced an increase in the Voucher from $50 to up to $100 to take effect from 1 January, 2019. (Make sure to use the relevant year's Voucher.)

Is your Club participating? (It should be!) For further information, visit the Sports Vouchers website.

Starting a Club

For anyone starting an archery Club, here are a few basics.

Click here for Archery Australia's document (#1032) "Starting a New Club" It is a comprehensive document setting out the points to consider. Further resources are available from Archery Australia and contact ARCHERY SA for further assistance.

You need to create a Club Constitution and Rules and must seek Incorporation. Incorporation is governed by the Associations Incorporation Act & Regulations. Download the latest copy of the Act and Regulations at the State legislation site:

For any Club to be established and registered with ARCHERY SA, the proposed Club must submit a list of at least three of its adult members (Name, Gender, DoB and Address, including PostCode and e-mail address), together with a copy of its Constitution (or draft). If the Club is Incorporated, the details must also be advised. If the proposed Club is not Incorporated, evidence of an application for Incorporation should be provided (and advice provided of the Notice of Incorporation as soon as possible after it is received). For any Club to remain affiliated with ARCHERY SA, Incorporation is mandatory.

In order to apply for government and other grants, an Australian Business Number (ABN) is also required. Apply at the Australian Business Register website.

A template Constitution prepared for the Office of Recreation & Sport by lawyers to ensure it complies with SA legislation is available, along with plenty of other useful information at the ORS website - just CLICK HERE

You also must ensure you have "covered off" on the following:

Here's what is expected from new membership applicants (and renewing members)

For those people who cannot complete their application to join or renew their membership online (there should be very few!), this application form can be used. It contains all the required (and mandatory) declarations that all applicants (including those who RENEW their membership) must acknowledge. (Those who complete an online application have to acknowledge those declarations.) These declarations are the minimum expected by Archery Australia and ARCHERY SA.

All Clubs are required to complete and process any hard copy applications received, online.

If Clubs choose to use their own form, they need to ensure that the declarations contained in the Template are provided on their application form.

(Clubs must retain the originals of all completed and signed application forms.)

And for visitors


For information about the Archery Australia's Insurance Policies, CLICK HERE.

Club Finances

Does your Club re-invent the wheel every time you elect a new Treasurer? Use a system which is FREE, can be easily backed up, is transferable to any computer (does not require a specific operating system) and is transparent and rigorous. It also provides consistent reporting, requiring little interpretation.

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  • Double-Entry Accounting
  • Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts
  • Reports, Graphs
  • QIF/OFX/HBCI Import, Transaction Matching
  • Scheduled Transactions
  • Financial Calculations


Clubs are expected to publicly report their financial position in a consistent manner and develop a Chart of Accounts that meets minimum standards. Not-For-Profit Charities are already required to do this.

A document has been produced which can assist Clubs in this regard. CLICK HERE and stay "ahead of the game". ARCHERY SA can arrange assistance to Clubs.

Our Community has a wealth of resources for Club Treasurers (and Clubs in general) - you are urged to make use of this free resource!

Records and Awards

Are you a Club Recorder? - here's some information from ARCHERY SA's Recorder -

Club Publicity Officers and Promoting Your Club

Got a good-news story to tell and you want to get that message to the archery community and beyond? Contact ARCHERY SA publicity.






The scheme has been developed with Clubs and the promotion and development of archery in mind. If your Club believes it has a project that would help achieve that aim, you are urged to apply.

For the guidelines and more information please CLICK HERE. A simple application is to be forwarded to the ARCHERY SA Grants Committee - the application period opens each year on 1 November and closes on the following 30 June.

Club Grant Recipients:

 Barossa Archery Club
 Barossa Archery Club
2014 Cressy Bowmen
 Victor Harbor Archery Club


Become a STARCLUBA STARCLUB encourages all members of the community to become involved with the club and provides a welcoming environment for everyone. A STARCLUB is committed to ensuring that all people, regardless of their cultural background and ability, have equal access to sport and recreation opportunities. STARCLUBs also consider how off-field behaviour, such as social functions, can reflect this openness.

For a Club to become a STARCLUB (and achieve one of the desirable criteria for the State's sports funding programs) click on the STARCLUB logo to start the process.


V-Star Volunteer management toolVolunteers: Clubs have access to an online tool to help "Find Them, Keep Them, Back Them" - it is the V-Star volunteer management tool to help Clubs manage volunteers and provide for successful succession planning (click on the V-Star logo to take you to the volunteer management home page)

Inclusive Clubs - That's What We "Aim" To Be!


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