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Achievements Summary

An amazing club with an incredible history of achieving.

We keep on doing, year after year, mostly thanks to our great team of volunteers and our wonderful partners!

2022 Highlights included:

  • Finance – Target fees up by 85% , Bowls & Field Course incomes trebled, Tournament income doubled!
  • Social programme relaunched after Covid.
  • Club Covid policies and arrangements were 5star!
  • 11 days of WRS & UKRS Tournaments delivered.
  • 18 separate in-house target days delivered!
  • Massive field course developments and additional land purchase completed.
  • £36K Solar Panel Project completed, 2/3 grant funded.
  • 1 member awarded an MBE and Gussy Trophy
  • 1 member finalist in UK Coaching Talent Development Coaching Awards.
  • Club won the Ontarget Performance Club of the Year.
  • Big increase in externeral users and supporters
  • 10 medals at N ational Indoor Championships
  • 3 members represented England.
  • 9 members selected for GB Development Squads.
  • 2 members ranked No1 in World Rankings!
  • Major investment in Tournament Equipment.
  • Major investment in Environment Improvements.
  • 7 New British Record Holders
  • 8 British Junior Championship Medal Winners.
  • Multiple World and European records and medal winners.
  • Men-in-Sheds meeting 5 days per week
  • Thriving Bowls Club
  • Agreed plans for extended covered shooting area, social area and workshop.
  • Cleared and seeded large area for meadow flowers and installed numerous bird, bat boxes.

To see a gallery of these highlights, click here.

2019 Highlights included:

  • Achieved ClubMark Re-accreditation Highlights included
  • Ran 7 Record Status events
  • Completed Social Terracing, Boule Court and Adapted Kit Play Area.
  • Launched Men-in-Sheds and Short Mat Bowls Sections.
  • 17 British Junior Championship Medals!
  • 8 Members represented GB in World & European Tournaments.
  • Multiple World & European Records for 5 of our archers.
  • Record levels of membership and footfall.
  • Biggest School Games entries so far.
  • Became Ontarget Compound/Recurve Club Champions and runners-up Longbow/Barebow!
  • First 3D two day event plus extended field course.

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2018 Highlights included:

  • Recipients of AGB Special Contribution Award
  • Gloucestershire Media Awards Steph/Dan Coach of the Year.
  • Junior Team of Year Finalists
  • Ran World Record Status 720 and H2H
  • 9 Achieved JMB Status
  • 10 British Champions and 4 Runner-up.
  • 10 out of 14 members of the victorious county team.
  • Completed our Club House and Training Centre.
  • Reached the Ontarget Finals again.
  • Continued Field Course Development
  • Extended Car Park.

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Other Club Highlights

  • 2 World Cadet Junior Champions
  • 1 silver and 6 bronze World Championship Medals
  • Numerous Nation, European and World Records (individual and team)
  • Members have shot for Great Britain Senior, Junior, Para, Field, University and Invictus teams plus Senior and Junior England teams.
  • Archery GB Performance Club of the Year.
  • Archery GB Club of the Year twice.
  • Archery GB Partnership Award for our work with Active Gloucestershire and Xperience Archery
  • Archery GB Innovation Award
  • Numerous Regional and County Titles and Records
  • Gloucestershire Media Club of the Year (beating Cheltenham Town Football Club in the final)
  • Sport and Recreation Alliancce Club of the Year Award
  • Members have won:
    • Archery GB Ontarget Young Volunteer of the Year Award
    • Gloucester Young Citizen of the Year
    • BBC Points West Unsung Hero of the Year
    • Gloucestershire Media Young Sports Personality of the Year
    • Sports Coach UK Heather Crouch Young Coach of the Year Award
    • Gloucestershire Media Coach of the Year twice
    • Archery GB Jack Flinton Helping Hand Award

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