ArcheryGB / GNAS · Weather Beckenham The main reference on the calculation of the handicap tables is: “The Construction of the Graduated Handicap Tables for Target Archery”, David Lane, Sep Earlier papers, written before. This archery handicap calculator allows you to obtain the handicaps of different scores for a given category, round, and bowstyle, for the UK handicap system. 11/14/06 mackrick. Does anyone know if it is possible to get hold of an elctronic copy of the GNAS Handicap tables? Sign in to reply. 11/14/06 Austin Shackles.

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Every archer can have one outdoor handicap and a separate indoor handicap for each bow style they shoot.

Handicaps and scoring

Use your handicap to find the average score for your actual arrow diameter, then change to the thicker 23xx arrows to get a new score for the same handicpa.

In the UK system, each score is assigned a handicap value between 0 and which you can find by using the calculator on this pagewith better scores having lower handicap values. Want to support this site but don’t want yables use archr for score-keeping?

Once you achieve a classification you cannot go back and claim a lower one. If an archer shoots 3 outdoor rounds with handicaps of 64, 70 and 69 then the initial handicap is 68 being the average of those three handicaps.

Archery Handicap Calculator | archr

Many clubs have a handicap officer, who you can speak with for further information. Handicaps The handicap system is a way of adjusting scores to a baseline so that archers with different levels of experience can compete on an equal footing. I will have to wait till my little green book arrives. The highest two classifications, Master Bowman handica Grand Master Bowman, can only be achieved with scores achieved at record handjcap competitions.

Handicaps for indoor and outdoor rounds, and handicaps for each bowstyle are kept separate. Originally Posted by lancecpl By way of example, a handicap of 23 on a National round gets an allowance of points to be added to the actual score achieved by the archer.

Handicaps allow archers to compare their performance between different rounds, and track their improvement over a season. For example the best three handicaps listed above are 66, 65 and 61; this gives a handicap at the start of the new season of Their initial handicap is then calculated as the average of the handicaps for each of the three rounds, rounding up if the result is not a whole number.


Handicaps can be used to enable archers of all standards to compete equally against each other. He next shoots a round with a handicap of 67 which, although better than the taboes 68 handicap, is not better by 2 points so the handicap stays at This is 2 points better than his current ttables so the two are averaged at The archery handicap system has three uses: The category and age group you compete in do not have an effect on what the handicap for a particular score is although the same is not true for classifications.

An archer with a handicap of 68 shoots a round with a handicap of 61 which is more than 2 points better and averaged together and rounded up becomes a 65 handicap. No adjustment is needed for round, bow type or gender. Andy A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.

Last Jump to page: There are six classification levels: Handicaps are useful for tracking progress when shooting different rounds each week. Earlier papers, written before the handicap tables, give some background into the work done. The system has two main uses.

This time I’m going to get it right The lower the handicap the better the archer. Score for a National round of gives a handicap of Archery GB produces tables detailing exactly what scores you need in each round to hit a certain classification. The winner is the archer with the highest adjusted handicxp. Just think hanxicap trying to copy gnaz tables into say a spreadsheet and the potential for errors.

The basic form of of handicap competition works well handicapp a club, each archers handicap is used to work out an allowance for the round being shot which is then added to their actual score. Score for a Short Warwick of gives a handicap of The average must be rounded up to the nearest whole number. I have downloaded the latest version of the rules of shooting but cannot find the handicap tables anywhere.


Archery Handicap Tables

Calculating a handicap is the same for both indoors and outdoors and requires the use of the GNAS tables. No doubt if GNAS did ever have a copy for sale they would issue it in a useless proprietry format.

All handicaps are quoted in round numbers. There are other rules to follow in the case of an archer shooting fewer than three scores or none at all during a season, and if you’re interested in learning more about the system your club’s records officer should be able to help you! An archery handicap is a number between 0 and which indicates the ability of an archer. If you come across any errors, missing rounds, or think something isn’t quite right, please send an email and we’ll get it sorted out as soon as possible!

There are also some competitions which use a handicap-adjusted score, which allow archers with a wide range of ability to compete against each other.

Handicap Tables

An archer’s handicap can never increase tablex a season, but may do at the end of a season when their end of season assessment is calculated. Extended range, to include most maximum scores and some lower scores. If the handicap of the score shot is less than the archer’s current handicap, then their new handicap becomes the average of their old handicap and the handicap of the score shot, rounding up if the result is not a whole number.

The handicap tables can be purchased from GNAS. The main reference on the calculation of the handicap tables is: You must re-qualify each year to maintain it. To work out a handicap rating for a given round you look tabels the relevant table and check your score in the column for that round or the next lower score if not exact and look across the table to the handicap column for that score.