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    One member on vote AGM 2019?

    I got my AGM pack this morning (why can't they put it on line in a pdf so ALL my members can read it?) Appendix B - Changes to system of voting Voting Members 7. Voting members shall be those members entitled to vote, namely (a) Adult members (b) one person nominated by each associated...
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    bamboo arrows?

    One of our longbow archers has bought some bamboo arrows. You have to look quite closely to see that they're not "wood" Are they allowed? AGB rules of shooting 206(d) Arrows. Arrows shall have wooden steles (shafts), shall be fitted with feather fletchings, and may have either horn-reinforced...
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    Register beginners courses?

    Register beginners courses? If you've received your winter copy of the Archery UK magazine, have you seen the bit about AGB's plans to get us to register beginners courses? Page 16 is all about changes to have a go regulations, but at the top of the second column its talking about a requirement...
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    AGB - One member one vote

    AGB - One member, one vote. This is probably the biggest change in the history of AGB/GNAS. Vote here: Read the full newsletter here:
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    Whats the 3m line for indoors?

    This happened at the EMAS indoor championships this afternoon. The lady in green shoots compound and was coming down on her shot. She didn?t realise that she had accidentally triggered her release as she came down, and her arrow ended up in the floor, as you can see. I?m posting this just as a...
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    What are other clubs doing about new members at this time of year?

    So, we've just finished a beginners course and some of the beginners want to join the club. So, do we charge them the pro-rata ?26 AGB fees for September and then next week ask them for another ?52 AGB for 2018-19? Do we charge them the full AGB fee for 2018-19 but tell them to go away until...
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    not all clubs play by the rules

    So, theres a new archery club been set up in my town. But, although they've joined Archery GB (well 3 of them have - we all know this trick) they havent joined the county and region. AGB say that this makes their insurance invalid, but they're shooting anyway. They've already downloaded the...
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    Back page of Archery UK magazine - DISTURBING

    Has anyone else read (and understood) Mark Davies' (chairman AGB) letter on the back page of the latest Archery UK magazine? Basically, it says that at the AGM, a vote was taken on an amendment to give members the right to ratify (agree with or reject) any increase in membership fees. The...
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    Quicks in leicestershire is closing

    I just saw on facebook that quicks at sapcote is closing. Shock
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    Online renewal information for secretaries

    I got an email from Archery GB today telling me this: Isnt it a bit late?! Havent most clubs already done their renewals? Didnt most clubs find out that they still had to do the disclosure document AFTER their renewals were returned?
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    What else can clubs do with the new sport80 website?

    The new Sport80 website looks like we should be able to do much more with it than maintain members agb membership, but what? There's "Teams" but I cant find any info about what its for! Are "counties" an entity like clubs are? Can counties see a list of their members? Is there anything else...
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    AGB will NOT accept renewals if dates of birth are missing

    I have just received this information from our county about renewing membership.
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    Pressure Button Krossen Magic Zen - Anyone got one ?

    Anyone got (and using) a Krossen Magic Zen pressure button? How does it work? I've got one, can't understand the instructions and fear I may have lost a piece.
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    Anyone else struggling with the ArcheryGB Sport80 website for renewals?

    Anyone else struggling with the ArcheryGB Sport80 website for renewals? Having received a letter from AGB telling me I can do our club renewals online (OMG WHAT???!!!!) I went to the AGB website, as per the instructions, to find it had all changed. Log in - wheres the log in box? Ah, link to...
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    Conundrum as government proposes end of charges for using your credit card or paypal

    I read recently (on the BBC so it must be true) that the government are going to ban companies from charging customers extra for paying by credit card. So, when you next buy concert tickets online or over the phone, or pay for your holiday with your credit card, you wont be charged a whopping...
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    bare shaft tuning (again - yes, I know)

    I decided today that now would be a good time to tune my bow, so decided to start with some bare shaft tuning. At 20 yards, my bare shafts are underneath the boss (fletched in a nice group in the centre) Standard wisdom says that means my nocking point is too high, but its only 3mm above...
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    AGB Range Registration

    Anyone else done it yet? Its a bit lame, but did I really expect otherwise? Just tick all the boxes that sound good and you get an email that says "You will receive a certificate in the next 7-14 days, the certificate should be displayed prominently where possible, and should be presented to...
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    AGB promoting Sport80 and Yammer

    Ok, I understand the motivation behind AGB wanting information about our shooting venues, but why are they doing it through Sport80? Even more hilarious, I get an email this morning telling me that they (AGB) had set up an account for our JUNIOR club. That'd be the JUNIOR club that they...
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    Bow length vs draw length - especially for shorter draw lengths

    Many years ago, I was advised that bow length should be draw length + 40" Does that still hold good, even for shorter junior draw lengths? eg 20" draw length = 60" bow ??
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    Buying novice archer's equipment. Whats hot and whats not?

    One of our new novices wants to buy her first "proper" bow. ITs a few years since I bought my last bow and looking through the major retailers theres a few new manufacturers names out there that I dont know. Krossen Core Kaya How do they compare to the names that I know like Hoyt and SF...