National Competitions

BUTC – February

This is the British University Team Competition, teams of 3 archers from a univerity can compete. It consists of a Bray I ranking round and the combined score for the team is used to determine the seeding for the team. This seed then determines the matchings for the head-to-head elimination round. This is an 8 arrow (per team member) hit/miss round where the highest score at the end wins.

Round Distances Face Size No. of Arrows Shot for
Bray I 2.5doz. @ 20yds 40cm 30 Ranking
Past Performance
Year Host Position Team Qualification Score
2017 Lancaster 2nd Rd Sara Rubio, Stuart MacFarquhar, Kathryn Holyland 739 (17th)
1st Rd Rachael Smith, Nick Wilson, Harry Moncrieff Macmillan (N) 687 (24th)
2016 Derby 2nd Rd Andrew Howe, David Williams, Sara Rubio 766 (9th)
1st Rd Ally Miller, Matthew Wellman, Patrick Corning (BB) 672 (26th)
2015 East Anglia QF Andrew Howe, David Williams, Sara Rubio 796 (4th)
1st Rd Matthew Wellman, Janna Collier, Isabelle Hawkins 713 (19th)
2014 Southampton 2nd Rd Andrew Howe, John Bowes, Matt Potticary 753 (14th)
QF Nata Chavanich, Dominic Collis, Stephen Fawcett 762 (10th)
2013 Lancaster 4th Luis Felipe Paulinyi, Andrew Howe (N), Chris Skipper 790 (3rd)
2nd Rd Theo Chen-Sverre, Stephen Fawcett, Matt Leivers 732 (16th)
2012 Warwick QF Sam Bird, Charlotte Whitlock, Theo Chen-Sverre 774 (7th)
1st Rd Chris Skipper, Gina Whitlock, Stephen Fawcett 697 (24th)
2011 Napier & Edinburgh 4th Sam Bird, Brad Keogh, Richard Whiter 772 (11th)
2010 Nottingham & Nottingham Trent QF Brad Keogh, Richard Whiter, Dan Whiter 747 (11th)
2006 Warwick 1st Rd Pete Aldis, Chris Lees, Chris Shillitoe 611 (28th)
2005 Nottingham 2nd Rd Vincent Tse, Tsuyoshi Maeda, Tony Ambrus 676 (21st)
 

BUCS Indoor Championships – March

This is the British University and College Sport Indoor Championships. The format is a straight ranking system (highest score wins) with a Portsmouth round. Since 2017 it has been run in a (Northern/Southern) regional format where the best archers in each division qualify for the finals. At the finals archers shoot a WA18 (FITA-18) round. Novice medals are awarded at each regional event so novices score on Portsmouth rounds.

Rounds
Round Distances Face Size No. of Arrows Shot by
Portsmouth 5doz. @ 20yds 60cm 60 Everyone (regionals)
WA18 5doz. @ 18m 40cm 60 Finalists
Past Performance
Year Host Position Team Score
2020 Edinburgh(North), Manchester(Central), Bristol(South), Warwick(Finals) Senior Gent NA Did not qualify a full team for finals NA
Senior Lady NA Did not qualify a full team for finals NA
Novice 3rd at Southern Regional Haoyan Lu, Sisi Wu, Chen Wei 1457
2019 Edinburgh(North), Crawley(South), Leeds(Finals) Senior Gent NA Did not qualify a full team for finals NA
Senior Lady NA Did not qualify a full team for finals NA
Novice 1st at Southern Regional Callum Newlands, Wan Iqra, David Metz 1532
2018 Preston(North), Crawley(South), Bristol(Finals) Senior Gent 7th Nick Wilson, Stuart MacFarquhar, Harry Moncrieff Macmillan 1540
Senior Lady NA Did not qualify a full team for finals NA
Novice 7th at Southern Regionals Kennie Hayward, Elisabeth Moro, Jin Teh 1382
2017 Sheffield, Crawley, Bristol Senior Gent NA Did not qualify a full team for finals NA
Senior Lady 7th Sara Rubio, Juste Valyte, Kathryn Holyland 1473
Novice 2nd at Southern Regional Lukas Bastow, Harry Moncrieff Macmillan, Hari Kulendran 1545
Compound 7th Ziheng Guo, Abbie Hall 1043
2016 Bradford & Liverpool Senior Gent 7th Andrew Howe, Jon Arnarson (N), David Williams 1654
Senior Lady 6th Sara Rubio, Abby Slark, Juste Valyte 1613
Novice 1st Jon Arnarson, Samuel Mott, Piotr Ewiak 1570
Compound 11th Tom Reed (N), Abbie Hall (N) 1027
2015 Loughborough Senior Gent 7th Andrew Howe, David Williams, Michael Sessions (N) 1666
Senior Lady 12th Sara Rubio, Suzanne Coley, Janna Collier 1559
Novice 5th Michael Sessions, Abby Slark, Aurelie Hua 1517
2014 BUTTS League Senior 6th Andrew Howe, John Bowes, Matt Potticary, Dominic Collis 2241
Novice 15th Jiahao Chen, Sam Killgallon, Azaliya Ibraimova 1459
2013 Scottish Student Archery Senior 12th Theo Chen-Sverre, Chris Skipper, Andrew Howe (N), Simon King 2170
Novice 6th Andrew Howe, Will Homer, Jamie Parkin 1547
2012 Aberystwyth Senior 8th Theo Chen-Sverre, Sam Bird, Charlotte Whitlock, Brad Keogh 2195
Novice 8th John Bowes, Kerry Matthews, Nimmit Prabhackar 1484
2011 Cardiff Senior 8th Sam Bird, Brad Keogh, Jess Mead, Charlotte Whitlock 2204
Novice 8th James Towle, Dan Phillips, Lee Turner 1491
2010 Sheffield Senior 3rd Brad Keogh, Sam Bird, Chris Skipper, Jess Mead 2231
Novice 17th Rachael Evans, Matt Leivers, Theo Chen-Sverre 1366
2009 Loughborough Senior 4th Rob King, Laura Bridel, Brad Keogh, Chris Skipper 2219
Novice 11th Sam Bird, Josh Price, Emily McVean 1438
2008 York Senior 8th Rob King, Laura Bridel, Chris Shillitoe, Dan Whiter 2178
Novice 15th Steve Spikings, Jake Povall, Lucinda Gordon 1302
2007 Leeds Senior 6th Rob King, Vincent Tse, Pete Aldis, Chris Shillitoe 2168
Novice 13th Martin Davis, Helen Richmond, Jo Sullivan 1302
2006 Exeter Senior 12th Chris Lees (N), Tony Ambrus, Vincent Tse, Tsuyoshi Maeda 2103
Novice 8th Chris Lees, Chris Shillitoe, Rikki Prince 1494

 

Varsity – March

This match forms part of the annual varsity competition in all sports between the University of Southampton and the Univeristy of Portsmouth. It is an indoor Portsmouth round (see BUCS Indoors) and is held alternately at Southampton and Portsmouth depending on the year.
 

BUCS Outdoor Championships – May/June

This is the British University and College Sport Outdoor Championships. The round shot depends on which category you shoot in but each round consists of 144 arrows (3 dozen at 4 different distances). The format is the same as BUCS Indoors where the highest score wins. And as well as individual medals, since 2015 there have been medals for teams of 3 senior archers.

Rounds
Round Distances Face Size No. of Arrows Shot by
Gents WA1440 (FITA)
  • 3doz. @ 90m
  • 3doz. @ 70m
  • 3doz. @ 50m
  • 3doz. @ 30m
  • 122cm
  • 122cm
  • 80cm
  • 80cm
144 Senior Gents
Ladies/Cadet Gents WA1440 (FITA)
  • 3doz. @ 70m
  • 3doz. @ 60m
  • 3doz. @ 50m
  • 3doz. @ 30m
  • 122cm
  • 122cm
  • 80cm
  • 80cm
144 Senior Ladies / Novice Gents
Cadet Ladies WA1440 (FITA)
  • 3doz. @ 60m
  • 3doz. @ 50m
  • 3doz. @ 40m
  • 3doz. @ 30m
  • 122cm
  • 122cm
  • 80cm
  • 80cm
144 Novice Ladies
Past Performance
Year Host Position Team Score
2019 AFS Senior Gent 14th Stuart MacFarquhar, Charlie Steptoe, Harry Moncrieff Macmillan 2035
Senior Lady NA Did not qualify a full team NA
Novice NA Did not qualify a full team NA
2018 AFS Senior Gent 14th Stuart MacFarquhar, Callum Anderson, Harry Moncrieff Macmillan 2035
Senior Lady NA Did not qualify a full team NA
Novice 8th Kennie Hayward, Elisabeth Moro, Brian Horeczy 1883
2017 AFS Senior Gent 8th David Williams, Stuart MacFarquhar, Matthew Wellman 2633
Senior Lady 7th Sara Rubio, Kathryn Holyland, Rachael Smith 2472
Novice 5th Harry Moncrieff Macmillan, Callum Anderson, Matt Story (BB) 2039
Compound 5th Ziheng Guo, Tom Reed 2338
2016 AFS Senior Gent 8th Andrew Howe, David Williams, Matthew Wellman 2983
Senior Lady 4th Justina Valyte, Ally Miller, Sara Rubio 3128
Novice 3rd Jon Arnarson, Samuel Mott, Rachael Smith 2743
Compound 10th Tom Reed (N), Abbie Hall (N) 2336
2015 AFS Senior Gent 10th Andrew Howe, David Williams, Matthew Potticary 3031
Senior Lady 6th Ally Miller, Sara Rubio, Janna Collier 2917
Novice 1st Abby Slark, Juste Valyte, Aurélie Hua 3140
2014 AFS Senior 6th John Bowes, Andrew Howe, Nata Chavanich, Dominic Collis 4263
Novice 7th Sam Killgallon, James Clark, Jiahao Chen 2742
2013 AFS Senior 5th Luis Felipe Paulinyi, Simon King, Stephen Fawcett, Chris Skipper 4029
Novice 5th Andrew Howe, Matthew Potticary, Jamie Parkin 2955
2012 AFS Senior 3rd Sam Bird, Charlotte Whitlock, Theo Chen-Sverre, Brad Keogh 3834
Novice 8th Nimmit Prabhackar, Eleanor Dodd, David Williams 2163
2011 AFS Senior 5th Sam Bird, Jess Mead, Gina Whitlock, Brad Keogh 4185
Novice 6th James Towle, Emily Taverner, Sara Rubio 2526
2010 Birmingham Senior 4th Sam Bird, Brad Keogh, Jess Mead, Charlotte Whitlock 4062
Novice 5th Theo Chen Sverre, Rachael Evans, Suzanne Coley 2567
2009 Warwick Senior 3rd Laura Bridel, Rob King, Brad Keogh, Emyr James 4103
Novice 3rd Sam Bird, Josh Price, Charlotte Whitlock 2902
2008 Bangor Senior 7th Rob King, Martin Davis, Chris Skipper, Elizabeth Richley 3764
Novice 4th Becky Hall, Jake Povall, Lucinda Gordon 2151