Common Archery Rounds

This is not a compehensive list of all of the available archery rounds.
You can find much bigger lists of rounds in various places online or in the official Archery GB Rules of Shooting.

Indoor Rounds

Portsmouth

Round Type Metric (GNAS rules)
Distance 20 yards
Target Size 60cm
Arrows 6 sighters followed by 60 arrows*
Max. Score 300
Scoring 10-zone (10...1)

Bray I

Round Type Metric (GNAS rules)
Distance 20 yards
Target Size 40cm
Arrows 6 sighters followed by 30 arrows*
Max. Score 300
Scoring 10-zone (10...1)

WA 18

Round Type Metric (World Archery rules)
Distance 18 metres
Target Size 40cm
Arrows 6 sighters followed by 30 arrows*
Max. Score 600
Scoring 10-zone (10...1)

*Strictly speaking, these rounds should be shot in ends of 3 arrows. It's OK to shoot two sets of three before collecting arrows, to save time.

Outdoor Rounds

Note: While there are only a few different indoor rounds, there are more than 50 different Imperial and Metric outdoor rounds. Our list shows some of the shorter rounds typically shot at our club. Beginners should start with junior rounds!

Short Junior Warwick

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 30 + 20 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 30 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 24 arrows
20 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 432
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Junior Warwick

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 40 + 30 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 40 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 24 arrows
30 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 432
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Short Warwick

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 50 + 40 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 50 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 24 arrows
40 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 432
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Warwick

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 60 + 50 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 60 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 24 arrows
50 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 432
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Long Warwick

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 80 + 60 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 80 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 24 arrows
60 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 432
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Short Junior National

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 30 + 20 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 30 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 48 arrows
20 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 648
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Junior National

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 40 + 30 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 40 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 48 arrows
30 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 648
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Short National

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 50 + 40 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 50 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 48 arrows
40 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 648
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

National

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 60 + 50 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 60 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 48 arrows
50 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 648
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)

Long National

Round Type Imperial (GNAS rules)
Distance 80 + 60 yards
Target Size 122cm
Arrows 80 yards: 6 sighters, followed by 48 arrows
60 yards: 24 arrows
Max. Score 648
Scoring 5-zone (9, 7, 5, 3, 1)