Crieff Archery Club News and Events 2016
Crieff Archery Club Annual Outdoor Championships 2016.
The Crieff Archery Club held its 24th Annual Outdoor Archery Championships on Sunday 28th August at Braidhaugh playing fields.
Crieff Archery Club News and Events 2015
Crieff Archery Club 2015 Outdoor Championship 30th August
Crieff Archery Club held it’s 24th annual outdoor championship at Braidhaugh playing fields on Sunday the 30th August.The weather forecast had been poor but on the day the sun came out and the wind remained light. Read more
Scottish Archery Association Under 21 Junior Novice & Disabled Championships
The Crieff Archery club were well represented at the Scottish Archery Association Under 21 Junior Novice & Disabled Championships Scottish and UK Record Status competition Sunday the 23rd August which was hosted by the Glasgow Archers club.
The forecast was poor for the day but the clouds rolled away the sun came out and the wind picked up.
This was an opportunity for the juniors, Novices and the more experienced to compete in a national event.
With a keen following support the competitors all gave a good account of themselves.
Emma Borrie managed to improve her personal best by 70 points and come second in the under 18 Ladies Bristol 11 round which is 6 dozen arrows at 60 yards, 4 dozen arrows at 50 yards and 2 dozen arrows at 40 yards with a possible total score of 1296 with 1025 points.
Hamish Walker came second in a Gents Long National round which is 4 dozen arrows at 80 yards and 2 dozen arrows at 60 yards with a possible total score of 648 with a score of 226 points.
Dee King was 3rd in a Ladies national round which is 4 dozen arrows at 60 yards and 2 dozen arrows at 50 yards with a total possible score of 648 points with 311 points.
Lewis Walker was 1st in an Under 16 Short National which is 4 dozen arrows at 50 yards and 2 dozen arrows at 40 yards with a possible total score of 648 points with 428 points and is now the U/16 Scottish champion.
Daniel Ross was 1st in an Under 12 Short Junior National which is 4 dozen arrows at 30 yards and 2 dozen arrows at 20 yards with a possible total score of 648 with 430 points and is now U/12 The Scottish Champion
Jamie Cargill who shot in the same round was a very good 2nd with a score of 347 points.
A great turn out and result for the Crieff Archery club.
Alex Cargill Quaich 2015
The Crieff Archery Club had it’s fourth Alex Cargill Quaich Tournament on Sunday 14th June , at the Crieff Rugby Club playing fields.Braidhaugh.
The Crieff Archery club would like to thank the Rugby Club for the use of Pavilion and grounds. Read More ...
Annual Indoor Championship 2015
The Crieff Archery Club held their Annual Indoor Championship in Ardvreck's Finlay Hall on Sunday the 19th April.
Crieff Archery Club News and Events 2014
Crieff Archery Club Members compete in their first 'Worcester Challenge’
Members of the Crieff Archery Club held their first “Worcester Challenge” Tournament on Sunday 16th November. This consisted of 60 arrows shot at 20 yards on a 40 centimetre target face. The maximum score possible is 300 points!
The Crieff Archery Club was represented at the Scottish Archery Association -- Junior, Novice and U/21 Championships by club members Jamie Cargill who is 9 years old and competed in the U/10 Boys division and Emma Borrie who is 16 years old and competed in the U/18 girls division.
The event took place on Sunday 26th October at Montrose Sports Centre. There was a very good attendance and the shooting hall was packed with archers and bows!
Archers came from all over Scotland who were very focused on taking away a Scottish Championship Title .
At the end of the day the scores were tallied up and Jamie Cargill was presented with the trophy as the new Scottish U/10 boys Champion .
Emma Borrie shot very well against many Scottish Junior team members and achieved a very creditable 3rd place in the U/18 girls division.
This is the second Scottish title won this year for Crieff Archery Club as Emma won the U/18 girls outdoor title only a few weeks ago.
It is a great achievement for both archers to attend such a prestigious event and win a Scottish Championship trophy and a 3rd place medal. Everyone at the club is very proud of Jamie and Emma’s result! We look forward to more wins in future tournaments.
Scottish Champion for Crieff Archery Club
Emma Borrie shot in the Scottish U/21 Championships at St. Andrews on Saturday 6th September, representing Crieff Archery Club. She won the U/18 girls Championship (recurve) with a score of 1075 points. In the process she shot a new Scottish Record for 60 metres. Her score was 270 points—27 points above the old record!
This was a great achievement and everyone at the club is very proud of her. Her total score was only 7 points behind the record for that round. Emma, who is 16 years old, was well ahead of any other archer in her division including members of the Scottish Junior team.
On the 29th June Emma had another success at Bannockburn, setting a new Scottish record for a Windsor round of 722 points.
Emma’s next challenge is the Scottish U/21 Indoor Championships at Montrose. As a result of her success she has been asked to attend the Scottish Archery Association Junior Academy induction day in Edinburgh on Sunday 21st September.
22nd Annual Archery Championships-Sunday 24th August 2014
Crieff Archery Club 22nd Annual Archery Championships-Sunday 24th August 2014,
The club had a good turnout for the Championships at the Ardvreck Playing fields with the weather being very kind.
We had Recurve and Compound archers competing giving a good variety to the day. Our competitors ages ranged from 75 years to two archers aged 8.
The round we shot is called an “American” which consists of 90 arrows shot over 60yards,50yards and 40 yards. The maximum possible score is 810 points.
Novices shot at 40 yards and the juniors shot at 20 yards.
The club would like to thank Richard Harvey (Headmaster )Ardvreck for allowing us to use the facilities. Libby Borrie was “Lady Paramount” for the day and presented prizes at the conclusion of the shoot.
Roisin Butcher presented the “Nick Butcher “handicap trophy which was presented to the club by herself and her mother Rose in memory of her father who was vice president of the club before his untimely death.
Alex Cargill Quaich Tournament
The Crieff Archery Club held the above annual tournament on Sunday 15th June on Ardvreck playing fields. The tournament is called a "Western" round and consists of 4 dozen arrows shot at 60yards and 4 dozen shot at 50 yards. Intermittent rain was a feature of the day but luckily the there was very little wind! Read more ...
The archers in the photograph are left to right:- John Cameron, Stuart O'Donnell, Ron Clark, Martin Ridley, Jill Ridley, Alan Walker, David Cargill, Emma Borrie, Lisa Hemming, Alex Cargill, Ray Selman, Allan McDougall, Kneeling Joy McDougall and Roisin Butcher.
Crieff Archery Club Annual Indoor Championships 2014
The Crieff Archery Club held their Annual Indoor Championships in Ardvreck’s Finlay Hall on Sunday 13th April.
The event was well attended with 16 archers competing for the prizes. There was a good variety of shooting styles with a very high standard of shooting.
It was good to see all the different bows on display –compound, recurve, and barebow.The club would like to extend their thanks to Richard Harvey (Headmaster Ardvreck) and Chloe Walker for their support and also allowing the club the use of the hall.
The club members all went for a meal after the tournament at the Gallery Restaurant in Crieff and enjoyed a relaxing evening.
During the day a number of archers recorded personal best scores. A number of novice archers competed and achieved very good scores as well. The compound division was very tight and ended with only one point difference for first and second place. The “round” shot was a Portsmouth which comprises 60 arrows shot at 20yds with a maximum possible score of 600 points.
Members wishing to partake in competitions must pay their Fees to the Treasurer when they commit to the competition. These fees are non-refunadable.