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Success at CAA Junior Indoor Championships

Congratulations to Rob Hargreaves, who finished in first place in the U18 Junior Gent Compound class, at the Cheshire Archery Association Junior Indoor Championship, held at Goldcrest Archers in Tameside.

Rob also collected the Best Overall Junior Gent Compound trophy, to go with U18 trophy and his winners medal.

First Beginner's Course of the Year

Caldy Bowmen Archery Club's first archery beginner's course of the year commenced on Sunday 10th February 2019. The event had a good turnout of members to help make the running of the course go smoothly and also participants, keen to sample the sport of Archery. The current course lasts for six weeks, with the next planned course due to start in June 2019.

Cheshire County Bowmen Portsmouth Tournament

Cheshire County Bowmen hosted a weekend of archery over 2nd and 3rd February 2019 at their indoor shooting venue. Caldy Bowmen were represented on both days in the individual and teams events. Rob Hargreaves did well, in what was only his second competitive shoot, finishing in first place in the Junior Gent Compound class for the individual event.

Caldy Bowmen entered a compound and recurve team, but unfortunately were not successful in the team events on the second day. However Rob was the highest scoring Junior Gent Compound archer and took home another trophy for his efforts. Well done to everyone who participated.

Caldy Bowmen Recurve and Compound Teams
Caldy Bowmen Recurve and Compound Teams at CCB Portsmouth Tournament

Gronant Bowmen WA18

Congratulations to Sam Hamlett, for finishing in 3rd place in the Ladies Compound class at the Gronant Bowmen WA18 Tournament held on 27th January 2019.

Sam had to compete first in a qualifying round and then in three head-to-head knockout stages. It's a fantastic achievement.

Frostbite Shoot

Thanks to everyone who joined the Frostbite Shoot on 1st January 2019 at Paton Field. It was a lovely morning, if a little chilly! We shot 36 arrows at 30m and raised £55 for the Bloodwise charity - What a great way to start the New Year.

Beginner's Course

The next beginner's course will commence on Sunday 10th February 2019.

Annual Indoor Tournament

The 39th Annual Indoor Tournament took place at our indoor shooting venue on 25th November 2018. There was a good turnout, with archers representing many of the clubs in the North west region.

50th Anniversary Dinner

Congratulations to all of the members who received awards during the celebration dinner to commemorate the club's 50th anniversary.

It was good to see so many members of the club attend the event and especially that awards were given to newer members, as well as to those who are more established.

Novice Compound Success

Congratulations to Rob Hargreaves for his achievement in coming 1st in the Junior Gents Compound class at the Angela Swain Novice Shoot, held at New Century Bowmen in Macclesfield.

This was Rob's first competition shooting a Short National round and in addition to finishing first in his class, he also secured the 'best gold' award. Rob also earned a gold 'Cheshire Cat' badge for his score and managed to shoot a six gold end at both 50yds and 40yds.

Cheshire County Bowmen

Congratulations to the Barebow team, consisting of Ivy Manning, Adam Edge, Ken Edge and Dave Hesketh, for coming 2nd at the Cheshire County Bowmen's Team Shoot.

There were also indvidual medals awarded to CBAC Members; Ivy Manning 2nd female highest Barebow score, Ken Edge 3rd male highest Barebow score and Rowen Hughes 3rd Junior highest Compound score. Well done to all.

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