Manawatu Archery Club hosted the National Indoor Championships for the first time as a single venue event in September 2012. In 2011, it was held simultaneously in Palmerston North and Dunedin.  This is the view in the B & M Ballroom before the first end was shot.

Age Categories

The tables below indicate how the age categories for ArcheryNZ are related to birth year. The information below is for the competition years 2016 (as a reference) to 2021. The first table describes the age ranges for each of the categories. This information is also available as a PDF for download here.

Category Abbreviation Starting age Ending Age
Kiwi K up to 10
Cub Cub 11 13
Intermediate Int 14 15
Cadet Cad 16 17
Junior J 18 20
Senior S 21 49
Masters 50-64 M50 50 64
Masters 65+ M65 65 and over

The table below covers the competition years 2016 to 2021, and for archers born between 1943 to 2012.

birth year 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
2012 K K K K K K
2011 K K K K K K
2010 K K K K K Cub
2009 K K K K Cub Cub
2008 K K K Cub Cub Cub
2007 K K Cub Cub Cub Int
2006 K Cub Cub Cub Int Int
2005 Cub Cub Cub Int Int Cad
2004 Cub Cub Int Int Cad Cad
2003 Cub Int Int Cad Cad J
2002 Int Int Cad Cad J J
2001 Int Cad Cad J J J
2000 Cad Cad J J J S
1999 Cad J J J S S
1998 J J J S S S
1997 J J S S S S
1996 J S S S S S
1995 S S S S S S
1994 S S S S S S
1993 S S S S S S
1992 S S S S S S
1991 S S S S S S
1990 S S S S S S
1989 S S S S S S
1988 S S S S S S
1987 S S S S S S
1986 S S S S S S
1985 S S S S S S
1984 S S S S S S
1983 S S S S S S
1982 S S S S S S
1981 S S S S S S
1980 S S S S S S
1979 S S S S S S
1978 S S S S S S
1977 S S S S S S
1976 S S S S S S
1975 S S S S S S
1974 S S S S S S
1973 S S S S S S
1972 S S S S S S
1971 S S S S S M50
1970 S S S S M50 M50
1969 S S S M50 M50 M50
1968 S S M50 M50 M50 M50
1967 S M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1966 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1965 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1964 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1963 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1962 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1961 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1960 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1959 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1958 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1957 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50
1956 M50 M50 M50 M50 M50 M65
1955 M50 M50 M50 M50 M65 M65
1954 M50 M50 M50 M65 M65 M65
1953 M50 M50 M65 M65 M65 M65
1952 M50 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1951 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1950 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1949 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1948 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1947 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1946 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1945 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1944 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65
1943 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65 M65