All posts by Sarah Allaway

B.U.T.T.S. League 2017-18: Leg 1

B.U.T.T.S. League 2017-18: Leg 1

The 12th November 2017 saw the return of the B.U.T.T.S League for Warwick archers shooting at Leg 1, hosted this year by Nottingham Trent. Following what experienced archer Tom Hall has described as UWAC’s ‘absolute domination’ in the first round of the E-league, hopes were high as Read more »

Warwick Open Novice Tournament 2017!

Warwick Open Novice Tournament 2017!

UWAC is happy to announce that the popular Warwick Open Novice Tournament (or W.O.N.T. for short) is back again this year! W.O.N.T is a novice only tournament, aimed at newer archers looking to get some competition experience against competitors of a similar level to themselves. It Read more »

Beginners' Course & Taster Sessions 2017

Beginners' Course & Taster Sessions 2017

Welcome to the University of Warwick and to one of its most successful sports teams, the University of Warwick Archery Club (UWAC). If you’re interested in joining our club we're sure you’ll have a few questions and we hope this post will answer a few. Clothing Requirements Participation in both Read more »

UWAC Charity Balloon Shoot!

UWAC Charity Balloon Shoot!

This time last year (early summer) UWAC decided that we would choose to support Helen and Douglas House – a charity that provides hospice care for terminally ill children. To start a tradition on the 21st June this year (2017) the Club held another charity shoot. The day was particularly memorable as being Read more »

BUCS Outdoor Championships 2017

BUCS Outdoor Championships 2017

Cover Photo Credit: David Richardson This year, 18 University of Warwick archers competed in the BUCS Outdoor Championships hosted at Lilleshall National Sports Centre on the 10th-11th June. The weekend was a successful one, with UWAC securing podium positions in both Team and Individual categories despite the challenging weather conditions that persisted Read more »

Leamington Open Novice Tournament

Leamington Open Novice Tournament

On the 7th May 2017, eleven UWAC novices participated in the West Midlands Archery Society Open Novice Tournament, hosted by the Royal Leamington Spa Archery Society. The Tournament, which was attended by nearly 40 archers from 15 different clubs, consisted of a Western round, involving 4 dozen arrows at both 60 and Read more »

UWAC Outreach Programme 2017

For the 5th year running, the UWAC Outreach Programme has enabled students at Ninestiles Academy to try their hand at archery as a part of their GCSE PE qualification. As well as providing valuable coaching experience for our more senior members, the Programme is a fantastic opportunity for the club to engage Read more »

Beginner's Course - Term 2, 2017!

Yes you read that correctly! This academic year UWAC are trailing running a second, smaller, beginner’s course that will run across four of the Wednesdays in term 2. If you’re interested in taking part I’m sure you’ll have a few questions and I hope this post will answer Read more »

Warwick Open Novice Tournament 2016

Warwick Open Novice Tournament 2016

Warwick Open Novice Tournament or WONT for short happened last year on the 3rd December. This year, for its third year of running, the event attracted 64 entrants (people who shot on the day) from 6 different clubs. The round was a Portsmouth (60 arrows at 20 yards). Southampton’s Lukas Bastow Read more »

B.U.T.T.S 2016: Legs 1 & 2

B.U.T.T.S 2016: Legs 1 & 2

Leg 1 With a new team assembled Warwick headed to Oxford for the first leg of the BUTTS competitions this year, on the 9th November 2016. Warwick having the morning session meant a chirpy campus rendezvous at 08:00 before heading to oxford to shoot. Our experienced team placed first with a Read more »

UWAC Joins the Warwick University Combat Sports' Union

UWAC Joins the Warwick University Combat Sports' Union

In August UWAC was asked, by the fencing society, if they would like to join the Warwick Uni Combat Sports’ Union (WUCSU). WUCSU describes itself as “a sports organisation for all kick-ass combat sports/martial arts at the University of Warwick” on its Facebook page. The union at present comprises: Fencing, Aikido, Read more »

Charity Balloon Shoot!

Charity Balloon Shoot!

The sun held out for UWAC’s first charity shoot on the 27th June. It was in support of Helen and Douglas house, a charity who provide hospice and end of life care to children and young adults. We raised £152.06 in total. Participants paid £3, were given a brief safety Read more »

BUTTS Leg 4 and BUTTS Indoors Championships

BUTTS Leg 4 and BUTTS Indoors Championships

BUTTS Leg 4 The final leg of the inter Midlands university competitions took place on the 21st February and was hosted by The University of Birmingham. Warwick and Birmingham had the morning slot and Oxford and Nottingham Trent the afternoon. After shooting Warwick hauled out in the pub awaiting the end of Read more »

UWAC AGM 2016

Another year, another AGM, and this year there was much to review and discuss from the previous year, from successes to voting in our new Executive Committee. The AGM was held on the Friday 11th May (week 9 of term 2). Club Achievement Review Outgoing developments officer, Tom Hall, and Field Captain, Read more »

BUTC 2016

BUTC 2016

This year BUTC was hosted by The University of Derby on the 5th March. UWAC brought a record number of 22 people, with only six competitors! 32 teams from 21 different universities competed at the event. With the club being awarded a 2nd, B team, two teams were sent to compete for Read more »

Archery World Cup Stage 3: Nimes

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 »

BUTTS 2015 Leg 2: Loughborough

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

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

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

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 »