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World Archery Recognition Programs

Members of Archery Canada have the opportunity to receive World Archery Performance awards for their outstanding shooting accomplishments. These awards are known as the World Archery Star Pins. Archers may apply for one recurve or compound award per scoring level achieved.The World Archery Star awards recognize achievements on the standard World Archery competition rounds. 

Star awards can be gained at tournaments organised by member associations and recognized by World Archery, and should be claimed through national archery associations that are a member of World Archery. The awards and how to claim them are listed on this page.

Guidelines for all Pins:

In order to qualify for pins, the event must be an Archery Canada registered event with a World Archery event designation. You can determine the registration level by:

Only one performance award can be claimed for each round – when the athlete achieves the relevant score for the first time in an event. Please note, you must have separate scores for each award

Applicants must be a current registered participant of Archery Canada to receive awards. See below on how to claim your award. Please note you will need to scan and submit your scorecard with your claim.

World Archery Star Award - Compound

World Archery Star Awards are available for Compound archers registered in the Junior or Senior divisions in World Archery registered Star events (4 distance 1440 rounds). The Compound award is the World Archery Star on a circular background. 

Star Star on Black Star on Blue Star on Red Star on Gold Star on Purple
Men and Women 1000 points 1100 Points 1200 Points 1300 points 1350 points 1400 points
World Archery Star Award - Recurve

World Archery Star Awards are available for Compound archers registered in the Junior or Senior divisions in World Archery registered Star events (4 distance 1440 rounds). The Recurve award is the World Archery Star on a shield: 

Star Star on Black Star on Blue Star on Red Star on Gold Star on Purple
Men and Women 1000 points 1100 Points 1200 Points 1300 points 1350 points 1400 points
World Archery Silver Stars - Compound

Silver World Archery Stars are available for compound archers shooting in the Cadet and Masters classes in four distance 1440 rounds.

Star Star on Black Star on Blue Star on Red Star on Gold Star on Purple
Men and Women 1000 points 1100 Points 1200 Points 1300 points 1350 points 1400 points
World Archery Silver Stars - Recurve

Silver World Archery Stars are available for recurve archers shooting in the Cadet and Masters classes in four distance 1440 rounds.

Star Star on Black Star on Blue Star on Red Star on Gold Star on Purple
Men and Women 1000 points 1100 Points 1200 Points 1300 points 1350 points 1400 points
World Archery Target Awards

World Archery Target Awards are available for Recurve or Compound* archers registered in the Junior or Senior divisions in World Archery registered events, and shooting the following scores for the appropriate round:

Event White Black Blue Red Gold Purple
WA 720 Round (“70m” or “50m Compound Round”) 500 550 600 650 675 700
WA 900 Round 750 800 830 860 875 890
WA 25m Indoor 500 525 550 575 585 595
WA 18m Indoor 500 525 550 575 585 595

 

*Only “Compound” is recognized by World Archery. Compound Fixed Pins and Compound Unlimited do not qualify for pins as those are categories recognized only by Archery Canada.

World Archery Silver Target Awards

World Archery Silver Target Awards are available only for Recurve archers registered in the Cadet or Master divisions in World Archery registered events, and shooting the following scores for the appropriate round:

Event White Black Blue Red Gold Purple
FITA 720 Round (60m) 500 550 600 650 675 700
World Archery Arrowhead (Field) Awards

World Archery Arrowhead Awards are available for Recurve, Barebow or Compound archers registered in World Archery registered field events (4 distance 1440 rounds).

Recurve (Sighted) (Red Pegs/*Cadets Blue)

ARROWHEAD MEN WOMEN
* Green 219 196
* Brown 244 227
Grey 265 249
Black 291 279
White 313 302
Silver 338 323
Gold 350 339

Barebow Recurve (Blue Pegs/*Cadets Yellow)

ARROWHEAD MEN WOMEN
* Green 191 182
* Brown 230 198
Grey 250 226
Black 273 250
White 294 275
Silver 316 299
Gold 335 312

Compound (Red Pegs/*Cadets Blue)

ARROWHEAD MEN WOMEN
* Green 292 275
* Brown 313 301
Grey 331 318
Black 351 338
White 371 357
Silver 389 377
Gold 399 388

*Arrowheads for Cadet Archers:

  • The Green and Brown Arrowhead may be obtained by the Cadets on their specific rounds.
World Archery Award Recipients

Archery Canada has maintained a historical database of Canadians who have received their World Archery Performance Awards. 

World Archery Stars & Target Awards – Compound (Updated: 25/7/2019)

World Archery Stars & Target Awards – Recurve (Updated: 24/7/2019)

World Archery Award Application

Please complete the application form below:

World Archery Award Application

Application form for World Archery Awards
  • World Archery Star or Silver Star (1440 Rounds Only)

    Note: "High Value" Awards must include a copy of your score card. High Value awards are: 1350 and 1400 Compound WA Stars, 1300 to 1400 Recurve WA Stars, Gold and Purple Target Awards, and Silver and Gold Arrowheads. Scorecards must be emailed to: Attn: Sonia Schina, AC-WA-pins@hotmail.com
  • World Archery Target Award

  • Silver WA Target Award:

    Silver WA Target Awards are available only for archers competing in the Cadet or Master RECURVE categories.
  • WA Arrowheads

  • Tournament Information

    Must be completed for all pin applications