University of Warwick Archery Club

The University of Warwick Archery Club (or UWAC) is an informal sports club providing a friendly atmosphere for its members to meet, socialise and shoot together.

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Archery World Cup Stage 3: Nimes

By David Richardson on
Archery World Cup Stage 3: Nimes

Cover photo credit: World Archery Over the past few days, Tom Hall was shooting at the Nimes stage of the World Archery Indoor World Cup! At the first day of qualifying, Tom ranked 21st in the Gents Recurve category with a score of 575. Come the end of qualifying on the second Read more »

National Indoors 2015

By Tom Hall on
National Indoors 2015

Cover image credit: John Stanley. On the 6th of december 11 archers from UWAC took part in the Archery GB national indoor championships. The tournament is open entry and consists of an 18m ranking round with the top 32 archers in each category moving on to head to head matchplay. The level Read more »

Warwick Open Novice Tournament

By Caz Evans on
Warwick Open Novice Tournament

On Saturday 5th December, UWAC held their annual novice tournament. In its second year, Warwick Open Novice Tournament (or WONT for short) welcomed archers from across the Midlands whom had been shooting for less than a year. The round was the ever familiar Portsmouth round (60 arrows at 20 yards). In the Read more »

BUTTS 2015 Leg 2: Loughborough

By David Richardson on
BUTTS 2015 Leg 2: Loughborough

The second BUTTS league leg took place last weekend. UWAC were shooting with home side Loughborough as well as Birmingham and Derby archery clubs. UWAC again enjoyed success on Sunday in both experienced and novice categories. The experienced team beat Loughborough, Birmingham and Derby to come first, and the novice team came Read more »

Novice Session Update

By David Richardson on

Now that we’re nearing the end of term we are opening up more sessions which novices can attend. If you completed the Beginners Course at the start of the term you can now attend the following sessions, all located in Westwood Games Hall: Monday 1pm-3pm Tuesday 8:30am-11am Wednesday 1:30pm-5pm Read more »

BUTTS 2015 Leg 1: Nottingham

By David Richardson on
BUTTS 2015 Leg 1: Nottingham

This weekend saw the start of the indoors season for UWAC with the first BUTTS League leg hosted in Nottingham. UWAC enjoyed success on Sunday in both experienced and novice categories. The experienced team beat Loughborough, Nottingham and Nottingham Trent to come first, and the novice team came second only to Loughborough. Read more »

The Warwick Open Novice Tournament

By David Richardson on

The Warwick Open Novice Tournament (or W.O.N.T. for short) is back again this year! The Warwick Open Novice Tournament is a novice-friendly tournament, aimed at new archers looking to get some competition experience. Its a friendly shoot with prizes and a raffle. The shoot is split into two sessions Read more »

Performance Team & Grip Making

By James Jeffs on
Performance Team & Grip Making

Hi All! This year the club is part of Warwick Sport's Performance Team program. This means that we receive fitness training support, extra funding and some preferable treatment for things like session allocation. The performance team is made up of around 15 of us. These volunteers are people who are volunteering their Read more »

How to Join

By David Richardson on

This year the SU have changed how to join sports clubs. This will be a step-by-step guide on how to join archery. The guide assume you've not bought any sports club memberships for this year. Warwick Sport Membership The first part to joining any sports club this year is to buy a Read more »

Beginner's Course & Taster Sessions 2015

By David Richardson on
Beginner's Course & Taster Sessions 2015

The club will be running a set of taster sessions and a beginners course throughout term 1. Details can be found below. Taster Sessions There will be 2 taster sessions on Wednesday 7th and Sunday 11th October 2015 (Week 1). These will be hosted in the Westwood Games Hall and open to Read more »

New Website!

By David Richardson on

We've been hard at work over the summer to upgrade the website and records system. We've revamped our look to bring it in line with the club's new colours, too. Over the coming weeks, we'll be updating the site with information regarding how to join the club through the new Warwick Sport Read more »

Heading for Korea – Selected for the World Uni Games!

By David Richardson on
Heading for Korea – Selected for the World Uni Games!

UWAC Archers Tom Hall and Matthew Dale have both been selected for the world university games this July, being held in Gwangju, Korea! Both archers and Jorge Lindley attended the ArcheryGB selection shoot in late April for this year’s world championships and came out with outstanding scores. All archers shot 2 Read more »

BUTTS Indoor & Outdoor Championships

By David Richardson on
BUTTS Indoor & Outdoor Championships

Warwick success at the BUTTS indoor and outdoor championships! UWAC triumphed at the BUTTS League indoor championships on the earlier in the year in February with the experienced team taking second place in the championships and first place in the league overall. The team for the championships consisted of Tom Hall (592, Read more »

BUTC 2015

By David Richardson on
BUTC 2015

Warwick wins BUTC 2015! On February 21st, Warwick A and B teams set upon the task of of winning the British University Team Championships, a tournament unlike no other with over 30 teams competing in seeding and elimination rounds. The expectations were high, wishing to go one better than just the podium Read more »

BUCS Indoors 2015

By David Richardson on
BUCS Indoors 2015

Warwick win BUCS indoors! On Saturday, 19 Warwick archers represented the university at BUCS indoors, the biggest one day competition in the UK, with nearly 700 people taking part. Having won all three league matches this year, the team went into the competition with high expectations, and were not to be disappointed… Read more »