Rounds

Archery competitions can take a number of different round formats. This page describes some of these formats.

Indoors

Indoor rounds typically consist of a number of arrows at one distance. The table below details the number of arrows, the distance, size of the face and maximum possible score. Note that some rounds (such as the Worcester) may not be shot in ends of 6, or may be shot on different target faces.

Round Distance Dozens Target Max. Score
Portsmouth 20y 5 60cm 600
Worchester 20y 5 16in 300
Bray I 20y 40cm 300
Bray II 25y 60cm 300
WA18 18m 5 40cm 600
WA25 25m 5 60cm 600
Stafford 30m 6 80cm 720

Outdoors

Outdoor rounds are typically shot at a number of different distances, in decreasing order.

Metric

The table here indicates the number of dozens shot at each distance. The first two distances are shot on a 122cm face, and the rest on 80cm.

Round 90m 70m 60m 50m 40m 30m Max. Score
Gents' 1440 3333 1440
Ladies' 1440 / Metric I 3333 1440
Metric II 3333 1440
WA70m 6 720

Imperial

The table here indicates the number of dozens shot at each distance. All distances are shot on a 122cm face, using 5-zone (colour or 9-7-5-3-1) scoring.

Round 100y 80y 60y 50y 40y 30y Max. Score
York 642 1296
Hereford 6423 1296
St. George 333 972
Albion 333 972
Windsor 333 972
Western 44 864
National 42 648