Great Rissington Archers is affiliated to the international and national governing bodies for the sport named below and complies with their rules and regulations. Access to the websites of these organisations can be gained by clicking the relative links shown.
World Archery, formerly known as Fédération Internationale de Tir a L’Arc (FITA), is the international governing body for the sport of archery with over 150 member associations around the World.
World Archery is responsible for setting the rules and regulations for international archery events, organising the World Archery Championships and for the sport at the Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and World Games. Click here.
Archery GB is the trading name of the Grand National Archery Society and a member of the International Federation, World Archery. It is the governing body for archery in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Archery GB’s primary objectives are to act as the UK governing body of the sport, to encourage, promote, control and develop the sport amongst all sections of the community, and to support athletes of all abilities within the sport to achieve their potential through recognised performance pathways. Click here.
Members’ subscriptions to Great Rissington Archers include membership of Archery GB and the relevant regional and county societies named below:
The Grand Western Archery Society
The Grand Western Archery Society is the regional society whose area of control in the south-west of England includes Gloucestershire. Click here.
Gloucestershire Archery Society
Gloucestershire Archery Society provides support to all archery clubs in Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire and Bristol. Click here.