We shoot at the field Sunday mornings (arrive by 09.45 to set out field, sighters at 10.30) and summer evenings during May to August (arrive at 17.00 to set out field, sighters at 17.30).
See the fixture list(s) below for more information on rounds, field captains, etc.
We shoot rounds that are in accordance with either Archery GB Imperial or AGB Metric rules.
Please contact us If you would like to join us, either on the shooting line or through an archery training course.
The Summer Schedule runs from April to September, the Winter Schedule is from October to March.
Basically, odd dates = metric rounds; even dates = imperial rounds.
In winter, maximum distance shot is either 50m or 60yds. On 'Frostbite' days, all shoot maximum of 30m.
All of our shooting events are classed as “non record status tournament” days which allows archers to shoot for Club trophies, awards, a classification and a handicap; provided a correctly completed score sheet is submitted.
We award trophies and medals for the summer and winter competitions. These can be found on the Awards page (updated after bi-annual award ceremonies in November and June).
Members may also undertake the Club's "252" scheme - a way to challenge yourself to improve your shooting. This is particularly useful to newer Club members. Remember, you cannot earn either a classification or a handicap from shooting these rounds.
Anyone wishing to submit scores for consideration as a county record or county ranking must comply with Surrey Archery's published rules.
If you fancy attending some external tournaments use the buttons, below, to access various Tournament Diarys and have a look at the "Beginners Guide for Attending Tournaments" (link below).
Details of county championship and open shoots can be found on the Surrey Archery website. Those that we host are listed below.
Member's Shooting Records
(including member's outdoor scores, current classification and handicaps)
Member's awards (trophies and medals) for summer, winter and personal achievement together with the Club's record holders can be found on the Awards page.
Members' outdoor scores for 2019 - 2020 (Updated to April 2020), now includes handicap score for each round shot and '252' awards.
Some members may appear on the handicap list but not on the classifications list. This just reflects the way earlier handicaps are carried forward even if the archers submitted scores for less than 3 rounds.
Warlingham have have 2 recurve teams entered for the Surrey and National postal leagues for winter 2022/23.
The Club's recurve ‘A’ team won the Surrey 1st Division title in 2018-19.
The 2019/20 competition was abandoned. There were no competitions organised in 2020/21 and 2021/22.
We await the results of the 2022/3 competitions.
Surrey County Longbow Championships
These are held on the first Saturday of May and September at Warlingham, shooting starts at 1pm.
Maximum number of archers: 48. It is open to archers outside Surrey.
This is a 2-way, single Western shot under BLBS rules.
The Spring shoot was on 6 May 2023, the Autumn shoot was on 2 September 2023.
The applicable rules of shooting are here: Surrey Longbow Rules of Shooting.
For other BLBS shoots in the south east of England
Surrey County Clout Championships
This is an AGB Imperial, double, 1-way, open shoot with Tassel award. Usually held on the 3rd Saturday in August. It is open to all AGB affiliated archers.
The 2023 competition was on 19 August. Warlingham has 3 county gents champions in longbow, barebow and compound.
A free practice shoot for Club members and attendees is also held on a Wednesday evening 10 days before the Surrey Clout. First arrows from 5.30pm. Do not arrive at field before 5pm (school nursery requirements).
The Club also holds the 'Boxing Day Clout' and the ‘Founders Day Clout' is on a Saturday close to 12 April. Both are single 1-way AGB Imperial clouts - from 10.30am. Any local or Surrey archer is welcome to attend these shoots. Visiting archers may be charged £1. Contact us if you are interested in joining in.
3-way inter-club friendly
2019 Results: Individual, Team. (The 2020 - 2023 competitions were cancelled).
The Away friendly at Atkins Archery Club (Epsom) was on Sunday, 17 September 2023. Atkins won the team competition; however, Warlingham's consolation was they provided us with great company and lots of tea and beautiful home made cakes.
Atkins also host their annual Soup Shoot open competition on 15 October 2023 shooting a Western round (Hot soup all day and great hot food at breakfast and lunchtime). Highly recommended. Entry form on their website.
Both of these events provide the opportunity of shooting within a competitive environment with great company in a very relaxed atmosphere. If anyone wants more details - see Paul.
Useful information for archers
Rules of Shooting (Archery GB).
Safety and etiquette in archery (WAC) - a ‘must read’ for all archers (new and experienced).
The WAC "252" scheme (WAC) - an easy way to challenge yourself to improve - aimed at 'new' archers.
Beginners Guide for attending tournaments (Archery GB) - useful info to prepare you for the day.
National Ranking guidelines (Archery GB) - if you want the challenge of getting on the GB rankings list.
Setting up an archery range (Archery GB) - advice on how to comply with the Rules of Shooting.
Preparing for the 3-way friendly (WAC: ‘Word’) - a guide for Club members managing the event and shooting on the day.
Surrey Longbow Championships: Organisers notes (WAC: 'Word') a guide for setting up and running the shoot at Warlingham Archery Club.
Page updated 29 September 2023