Southern Vales Archery Club


The first Longly Longbow Tournament was held at Southern Vales

Archery Club in November 1977 and was a huge success. This was, and

still is, the only Longbow Tournament in Australia.


Ever since, on the last Sunday in November, Longbowers gather at SVAC,

appropriately attired for the times of yore, and compete in a most joyous



In 2017 we celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Longly and a prize

worthy of a king was up for grabs!

There are only 4 Divisions:     Senior Male

                                                  Senior Female

                                                  Junior Male (18 and Under)

                                                  Junior Female (18 and Under)

There are only 2 Rounds:        Seniors – Short Canberra 90 arrows at 50m, 40m and 30m

                                                   Juniors – Junior Canberra 90 arrows at 40m, 30m and 20m

Only Longbows and Traditional bows (i.e. Horsebows) are permitted

For this year's tournament, a BBQ dinner is included in the entry fee and is provided after the tournament. For guests travelling with competitors, there is an additional fee for their meal.

To register for the Longly Longbow Tournament, please see our Facebook page for the link

or come into the club