Archery is the art, sport, practice, or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer or a bowman, and a person who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite.

How to Play

01. Assume the shooting position

02. Nock the arrow

03. Draw and anchor the bow

04. Aim

05. Release the string

06. Follow through

Sports Associations Details


1. Registration Number            – 42

2. Registration Year                   - 27.10.2016

3. Gazette Notification             - Gazette No. 1990/2327.10.2016

4. Tenure of the Association   – 02



Commander H.U. Silva

207, Batalandahena Road, Gothatuwa, New Town.




Commander K. D. P. Karandeniagoda

No: 277, Rajamaha Vihara Road, Mirihana, Kotte.

071 7682691





5. List of Affiliated Associations 

1. Archery Club Colombo

2. C.A.S Archery Club

3. Race Course Archery Club

4. Sagittarians Archery Club

5. Sri Lanka Air Force Archery Association

6. Sri Lanka Army Archery Association

7. Sri Lanka Navy Archery Association

8. Sri Lanka Police Archery Club

9. Uva Archery Club

10. Northwestern Archery Club