Compound Classifications

Archery Classifications may be gained and Archery GB produces classification tables for both Imperial and Metric rounds. These tables define score levels for each round which denote a corresponding skill level that archers can achieve.

There are 6 classification levels: 3rd Class, 2nd Class, 1st Class, Bowman (BM), Master Bowman (MB) and Grand Master Bowman (GMB). The highest two, Master Bowman and Grand Master Bowman, can only be obtained from scores shot at record status competitions. Achieving Bowman puts you in the top 15% of UK archers, Master Bowman in the top 4% and Grand Master Bowman in the top 1%.

You will need to shoot 3 scores at a particular level to be awarded that classification. Once you attain a certain classification, you can never go back and claim a lower classification. You can hold different classifications for different bow types.

The tables for achieving classifications for compound rounds (Ladies/Gents), showing the required scores for each round to achieve a set level, are set out below (Updated April 2014):

 

ArcheryGB Gents Imperial 3rd
2nd
1st BM MB
GMB
York
574
865
996
1134
1206
1249
Hereford / Bristol I
780
1010
1105
Bristol II
955
1119
Bristol III
1060
Bristol IV
Bristol V
St George
487
689
777
870
Albion
629
785
849
Windsor
743
856
Short Windsor
820
Junior Windsor
Short Junior Windsor
New Western
356
560
652
748
Long Western
508
666
731
Western
625
739
Short Western
697
Junior Western
Short Junior Western
American
713
619
St Nicholas
New National
249
406
478
554
Long National
361
487
539
National
459
549
Short National
514
Junior National
Short Junior National
New Warwick
178
280
Long Warwick
254
333
Warwick
312
370
Short Warwick
348
Junior Warwick
Short Junior Warwick

 

ArcheryGB Ladies Imperial 3rd
2nd
1st BM MB
GMB
York
335
543
865
1049
1157
1214
Hereford / Bristol I
539
752
1010
1143
1220
1259
Bristol II
754
933
1119
Bristol III
908
1044
Bristol IV
1050
Bristol V
St George
307
465
689
812
Albion
458
610
785
875
Windsor
605
728
856
Short Windsor
717
809
Junior Windsor
820
Short Junior Windsor
New Western
193
334
560
689
Long Western
342
488
666
787
Western
486
610
739
Short Western
590
685
Junior Western
687
Short Junior Western
American
504
607
713
St Nicholas
595
New National
130
233
406
507
Long National
234
346
487
559
National
351
448
549
Short National
430
505
Junior National
503
Short Junior National
New Warwick
96
167
Long Warwick
171
244
Warwick
243
305
Short Warwick
295
343
Junior Warwick
343
Short Junior Warwick

 

ArcheryGB Gents Metric 3rd
2nd
1st BM MB
GMB
Metric 1
873
1092
1183
Metric 2
981
1160
Metric 3
1121
Metric 4
Metric 5
Long Metric (Gents)
310
466
533
602
Long Metric (Ladies) /
Long Metric 1
409
532
582
Long Metric 2
475
573
Long Metric 3
536
Long Metric 4
Long Metric 5
Short Metric 1
464
Short Metric 2
Short Metric 3
Short Metric 4
Short Metric 5

 

ArcheryGB Ladies Metric 3rd
2nd
1st BM MB
GMB
Metric 1
634
845
1092
1220
1298
1342
Metric 2
769
959
1160
Metric 3
966
1104
Metric 4
1150
Metric 5
Long Metric (Gents)
175
293
466
559
Long Metric (Ladies) /
Long Metric 1
272
393
532
602
Long Metric 2
356
462
573
Long Metric 3
445
527
Long Metric 4
528
Long Metric 5
Short Metric 1
362
453
Short Metric 2
413
Short Metric 3
Short Metric 4
Short Metric 5

 

World Archery Gents Metric 3rd
2nd
1st BM MB
GMB
WA 1440 (Gents)
774
1026
1134
1248
1311
1352
WA 1440 (Ladies)
873
1092
1183
WA 1440 (Cadet Ladies)
981
1160
WA 900
631
739
WA 70m
374
512
566
WA 60m
443
553
597
WA 50m (80cm face)
381

 

World Archery Ladies Metric 3rd
2nd
1st BM MB
GMB
WA 1440 (Gents)
538
745
1026
1177
1268
1319
WA 1440 (Ladies)
634
845
1092
1220
1298
1342
WA 1440 (Cadet Ladies)
769
956
1160
WA 900
500
617
739
WA 70m
232
357
512
588
WA 60m
312
428
553
WA 50m (80cm face)
256
367