Posted by Christopher Aston on Februar 05, 2014



The invitation package for the 17th IAU World Crossbow Championship Match & Field 2014, to be held from 4th – 10th August in Frankfurt/Main, Germany is now available. To download a copy of the Invitation & General Information please click here.

The venue/shooting ranges for the competitions is the Regional Shooting Sport Centre of the Hessischer Schützenverband (30m Match 30 targets, 10m Match 60 targets, Field crossbow 100 targets). The necessary documents concerning registration, organization and participation in this event along with hotel and transportation information can be found at www.wch-crossbow2014.de We kindly ask you to return the documents within the stated deadlines

Please note that the deadline for preliminary entries is 14th April 2014.

We are looking forward to welcoming teams of crossbow-shooters from all IAU Member nations in Frankfurt/Main. Germany in August and wish you a successful and enjoyable World Championship”.

Heinz-Helmut Fischer, President German Shooting Sport & Archery Federation


From the IAU President: “On behalf of the IAU Executive Committee I wish to express our appreciation to the German Shooting Sport Federation and Hessischer Schützenverband Organizing Committee in Frankfurt/Main for hosting our 2014 World Championships. We know that a tremendous amount of work has been put in to prepare for this major sporting event. As President of the International Crossbow-shooting Union, I wish the Organizing Committee, championships staff and all competitors a successful and enjoyable time in Frankfurt/Main.”

Gérard Boutteville, IAU President

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Rauberland Cup Hausen GER – Results

Posted by Christopher Aston on Juli 17, 2014

July 12.13. Hausen GER Rauberland Cup (IR900 Field-crossbow) Podiums: Men – 1. Benjamin Bessert GER 862, 2. Oliver Stelger GER 857, 3. Jacques Mangematin FRA 852 (9 competitors). Women – 1. Ina Schmidt GER 865, 2. Melanie Regniez FRA 842, 3. Tiffanie Trouillet FRA 839 (7 competitors). Juniors – 1. Gaetan Bagnand FRA 847, 2. Corentin Rivault FRA 817, 3. Bonin Guillaume FRA 817 (4 competitors). Seniors – 1. Armin Berninger GER 849, 2. Didier Carlot FRA 839, 3. Harold Braun GER 831 (6 competitors). Download complete results rauberland_cup_results

IAU Elections 2014 – updated July 16th

Posted by Christopher Aston on Juli 15, 2014

The following nominations have been received for the IAU 2014-18 Committee Elections in Frankfurt/Main, Germany on August 8th, 2014: IAU President (1 Candidate) Charles MÉCHIN FRA, IAU Vice President Europe (2 Candidates) Frans FAKKERS NED, René ESCHMANN SUI, IAU Match TC Chairperson (1 Candidate) Christian HUNZINGER FRA, IAU Field TC Chairperson (1 Candidate) Charles MECHIN FRA, IAU Match TC Member (4 Candidates) Harald LUGMAYR AUT, Josef BECKMANN GER, Christian HUNZINGER FRA, Gerold PFISTER SUI, IAU Field TC Member (4 Candidates) Martin WILKE GER, Pero STOJNIĆ CRO, Andreas HENNE SUI, Charles MÉCHIN FRA – download list iau_elections_nominees_16.07

Charles MECHIN, IAU Secretary General charles.mechin@wanado.fr

16. Bohemia World Cup Otrokovice CZE – Results

Posted by Christopher Aston on Juli 15, 2014

July 4.-7 Otrokovice CZE 16. Bohemia World Cup (IR-1800 Field-crossbow) Podiums: Men – 1. Domagoj Pereglin CRO 1736 (858+878), 2. Andrej Krstinic CRO 1692 (817+875), 3. Zoran Spoler CRO 1681 (830+851) 13 competitors. Women – 1. Nikolina Krivanek CRO 1697 (847+850), 2. Branka Pereglin CRO 1689 (833+856), 3. Maja Grdisa 1674 (832+842) 10 competitors. Junior U-21’s – 1. Ivan Kelecic CRO 1715 (850+865), 2. Valentina Pereglin CRO 1671 (838+833), 3. Valentina Kozumplik CRO 1652 (813+839) 6 competitors. Cadet U-18.s – 1. Luka Strbenec CRO 1684 (844+840), 2.Martin Obrovovecki CRO 1646 (802+844), 3. Stjepan Borac CRO 1633 (806+827) 9 competitors. Senior O-55’s – 1. Agota Lenart HUN 1614 (796+818), 2. Istvan Matrai HUN 1601 (796+805), 3. Losert Vaclav CZE 1564 (762+802) 12 competitors. Download results click bohemia_cup_results

IAU General Assembly and Elections 2014

Posted by Christopher Aston on Juni 24, 2014

The International Crossbow-shooting Union IAU General Assembly and Elections will be held on Friday 8th August 2014 at Frankfurt/Main, Germany.


All IAU National Member Federations are invited to submit their nominations for the posts of IAU President, Vice Presidents (Europe, Asia), Technical Committee Chairpersons (Match, Field) and Technical Committee Members (Match, Field) in accordance with the IAU Statutes 2008. Nominations for the non-executive position of IAU Website Editor are also invited.

IAU President Gerard Boutteville and IAU Vice President Asia Mrs. Pearl Ho Bin have announced that they will not be standing for re-election in 2014.

Nomination forms are now available for download - please click here iau_ga_2014

Charles MÉCHIN, IAU Secretary General charles.mechin@wanadoo.fr