HVAC Break-in – Appeal for Information

From our Facebook page – like and follow us at www.facebook.com/HastingsValleyArchery. Hastings Valley Archery Club has suffered a break-in between Sunday 14th and Tuesday 16th of April. This appears to be a semi-professional job as most nearby TrailCams were knocked off trees and supports then burnt (which involved some knowledge of their location and climbing). […]

Open Days 2018 – Busy Busy!

Our “come and try archery” Open Days continue to go from strength to strength.  It is pleasing and refreshing to see our many club members helping new people, particularly children, enjoy a morning of archery.  These sessions are usually booked out and show no signs of slowing down. The new big Buffalo target should be […]

Annual Night Series 2018

The 3-night series was as popular as ever with many new archers giving it a go.  The novelty shots bought some great ideas.  The 3D challenge was a beauty and a fine shot by Marcus won the prize.  Raphael was giving his recurve a real workout.  Norm & Jim both won ‘a prize’ for shooting […]

Open Days continue to be popular!

Our 2nd Open Day of 2018 was a huge success with 43 new archers coming along on the 27th of May.  The week prior saw plenty of rain, but the weather was kind enough to clear up just in time to produce a glorious Sunday morning. Archery is most definitely a family sport, and it’s […]

Archery Instruction Course

Over the weekend of Feb 24 and 25, the club was very happy to welcome international judge, coach, competitor, and Operations Manager of Archery Australia, Mr Jim Larven. Jim conducted a Community Archers Instructor Course for club members which was very well presented and packed with great, helpful content.  Jim had the assistance of his […]

3rd Night Shoot of 2017 Results

Wild winds were worrying (that’s four W’s!) Officials – who held a secret meeting – decided to go ahead with the final night shoot, expecting fewer numbers. Boy, were they surprised when 32 starters signed up! The best previous number was 25. The winds eased off, and away we went! The generator fired up on […]

2nd Night Shoot of 2017 Results

Saturday 15/7/2017 – Night Shoot A rainy day cleared at 4pm, to be replaced with clear blue skies and stars. Results 22 Starters! Novelty shot – Brett – recurve “dart board” shot. 3D – Carly – Great “dark” shot on the small goat at “some distance”. Supervisors Tony and Danny had to curtail an illegal […]

Open days continue to be a great success!

Our Open Day on May 28th was a great day of new people enjoying Archery! Over the two sessions, we had a total of fifty-two new archers! Word of mouth and a little advertising are having really good results.  Our many helpful club members do a great job of helping new people – which I […]

1st Night Shoot of 2017 Results

Our long awaited first night shoot for the year finally arrived on the back of a week’s rain!  With fingers crossed, we set up the range, fixed up the genny and turned the lights on!  Our new LED Light bulbs work fantastically and the range looked excellent under lights. 17 keen archer signed up and […]

Welcome to 2017!

Hi Archers! Welcome to 2017!  We hope you’ve enjoyed the break and are keen to get back into the swing of things! Our first shoot of the year is a fortnight away on Sunday the 5th of February.  We’ll be varying the format of the shoots this year based on feedback from members; instead of […]