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How to Join

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Welcome to Lakeside Bowmen, joining our friendly club is quite a simple process.

How old do you need to be!

Archery is fun for the whole family, ages range from 8 to 80+ years of age. Its a great way to get out and about. The following are the ABA age grouping:

IFAA also has a Young Adult as an intermediate age grouping - those aged 16 + 17 y.o.

How to join as a new member

This flowchart How to join - new member outlines the process of joining the club as a probationary member.

Probationary membership

If you are a probationary member then you don't need to join ABA until your three months are up unless you intend to shoot an inter-club shoot.

Click here to go to the ABA website:

How to join transferring from another club

If you are a member of an existing club you can transfer to Lakeside Bowmen. This flowchart How to join - transferring to our club outlines the process of transferring to our club.

Additional Information

Membership Forms

Benefits of joining ABA

Membership with ABA gives you the following benefits:

  • Insurance Coverage
  • You will receive bi-monthly "Archery Action" magazine
  • Rights to attend local and inter-club shoots, National Championships, Regional and World IFAA Championships
  • Recognised as a full voting Club Member
Last updated 30 March 2019