National body costs and Club Fees
On successful completion of the Beginners Course, you will be offered club membership. All club members are registered to the nation body the "Grand National Archery Society" within ArcheryGB, which requires annual subscription.
GNAS Fees includes affilliation to the County (Dorset & Wilts Archery Association) and to the region under the Grand western Archery Society (GWAS).
This year, ArcheryGB have introduced a young adult fee at a low level and set an equivalent standard fee for every junior member. For SENIORS over 25 years the fees are £51; for Seniors 18-24 years they are £13.50 and for JUNIORS under 18 years also £13.50. Furthermore, any archer with disabilities is entitled to subscribe at the new rate of £10.50 pa. These fee elements are mandatory should you wish to shoot & be insured. They also allow you to shoot in any registered GNAS tournament.
The second part of the membership fee is CLUB MEMBERSHIP component.
SENIOR club fees over 18 years are £25 and for JUNIORS £10. Juniors are below 18 years on 5th September.
Beginners Course: ............................£50 (for all)
National body, Regional & County Affiliation Fees: (renewable annually)
Adult (over 25).................GNAS & Affiliation Fees are : £51
Adult (18 - 24)..................GNAS & Affiliation Fees are : £13.50
Juniors (under 18)...........GNAS & Affiliation Fees are : £13.50
Any archer with disability may subscribe at a new rate of £10.50
Adult / annually £25
Therefore annual fees for an Adult = £51 + £25 (£76)
The club offers the use of club equipment for six months at £1 every time it's used for a settling-in period to buffer the added cost of buying individual equipment immediately. After six months, you will know whether archery is for you (or not)!
Should you wish to purchase a bow and the associated equipment go the archery dealer web sites using the links shown below: