Northern Ireland Field Archery Association


NIFAA  IFAA Coaching Instructors

• IFAA Level 3 Instructors:
David Uprichard
George Heath
John O’Neill
Kieran McShane
Sean Moore
Wellesley McGown
• IFAA Level 2 Instructors:
John Cairns
Seamus Agnew
Simon Stock


NIFAA First Aiders

David Uprichard
Kieran McShane
Sean Moore
Seamus Agnew
Wellesley McGown

Who: The Northern Ireland Field Archery Association (NIFAA) was born from the desire of many archers in Northern Ireland to shoot other disciplines besides FITA at every event. Established in May 2012 the NIFAA was granted Probationary Membership of the International Field Archery Association (IFAA), later to be ratified to full membership in November 2012.

What: Types of events.
NIFAA Indoor target events are shot at 20 yards at either a 5 spot target or a single 35cm face depending on your Bow style. Outdoor events vary from Field/Hunter Rounds (Roundel targets) to 2D (Animal faces) or 3D Targets depending on the event. Distances vary too, typically a shoot will have targets at anything between a few feet and 80 yards.
To ensure fair competition each style of archers is divided into ‘classes’ depending on their ability; A Class, B Class and C Class with A Class being the little bit better archers. By shooting events and recording their scores, archers can move up, or down in the Class system.

Why: Because it's fun!

Where & When:Click Here to go to our directory of clubs which are affiliated to NIFAA. In attending any of these you can be sure that you will receive instruction from coaches who have qualified through an internationally recognized body.

Community Instructors 

Jolene Kohne

Barry Herbinson
Linda McArthur



Click on the button below to view or download a copy of the constitution of The Northern Ireland Field Archery Association

Click on the button below to go to the International Field Archery Association website

• IFAA Level 1 Instructors:
Adrian Chadwick
Adrian White
Alan Hughes
Arthur Stewart
Ben Gibson
Chloe McArthur
Dermot Knox
Gerry Adams
Joe Murphy
Linda McArthur
Mark Stockman
Paige Heath
Philippe Moison
Robert McArthur
Simon McKelvey
Tanya Green
William Cairns

David Granleese
Myrtle McGuinness
Paul Bateson
Robert Stinson
Ryan McKinney
Thomas Ward