NSWIS Archery Recurve Selection memo – June 2022

The NSW Institute of Sport Archery Program, in partnership with Archery Australia, aims to support Australian archers
and coaches to win medals at Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and identified benchmark events. The program will provide world class coaching for selected Olympic and Paralympic discipline athletes and provide identified Pathways athletes with exposure to an elite daily training environment.

Selection Criteria
Athletes will be eligible for inclusion into the NSWIS Archery Program based on their performance relative to the National Recurve Program (NRP) framework and published general selection factors.

Archery classes for NSWIS Selection covered by this memo

The selection of Archery athletes for the NSWIS Archery Program covers events for males and females including the following Olympic classes:

  • Men’s Recurve (70m)
  • Women’s Recurve (70m)

Selection Timeframes

The NSWIS Archery Program squads will be selected in June each year. Athlete scholarships will run
for a 12-month period, from July 1st 2022 through to 30th June 2023

Selection Process
Any Recurve archers wishing to be considered for selection in the inaugural NSWIS Archery Program are expected to compete at the SOPA Matchplay Series (T7) on Sunday 17 July – register here. This is an open event and all Archery NSW members who compete in the Olympic Recurve discipline and who wish to be considered for the NSWIS Archery Program should enter this event. Entries close on 14 July.

As well as registering for the QRE on 17 July, archers who wish to be considered for selection in the NSWIS Archery Program must register their interest with NSWIS Coordinator Sport Programs, Jocelyn Burnett by 5pm Thursday 14 July via email at Jocelyn.Burnett@nswis.com.au

Depending on the number of Archers who register interest, a second QRE/trial may be held at the discretion of the NSWIS Archery Program Head Coach. Applicants who register their interest in the NSWIS Archery Program are expected to have previously achieved scores aligned with the Archery Australia National Recurve Program (NRP). If a second QRE/trial is required the NSWIS Head Coach Archery may invite additional athletes at their discretion.

Para Archery athletes already on scholarship with NSWIS need not apply for the program.

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