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Welcome to the official site of the IAU, the International Crossbow Shooting Union!

With us you will discover an amazing and inimitable world of crossbow shooting, get acquainted with its heroes - the strongest crossbow shooters from different countries, learn a lot of new and interesting things about the disciplines of the “Match” and “Field” divisions, read about the calendar plans and competition regulations. As well as become acquainted with interviews, comments, news, photos and video reports - always exclusive and prompt only on the website of the International Crossbow Shooting Union!

IAU (abbreviation from German - "Internationale Armbrustschützen Union") is a worldwide sports public organization founded on June 24, 1956.

Aims and objectives of the International Crossbow Shooting Union:

  • development and popularization of crossbow shooting all over the world
  • international sports competitions
  • strengthening friendly ties between national crossbow shooting federations 

Crossbow shooting is a technically challenging, distinctive sport that has a rich, centuries-old history and strong traditions that originate in various cultures around the world. Crossbow sport is always a bright sporting spectacle and uncompromising struggle on crossbow shooting ranges.

The head of the International Crossbow Shooting Union is the President of the IAU, who also chairs the Executive Committee. This collegial governing body is elected from the representatives of the national federations that are members of the IAU. And all together we are a team of like-minded people from Russia, Europe and Asia. We make every effort to develop the IAU in the true spirit of international sport.

Join us! We are always glad to see you on the pages of our site!

national federations

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • China

  • Croatia

  • Czech Republic

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Great Britain

  • Germany

  • Hong Kong

  • Hungary

  • India

  • Ireland

  • Israel

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Kazakhstan

  • Latvia

  • Mongolia

  • Netherlands

  • Portugal

  • Russia

  • Serbia

  • Slovenia

  • Switzerland

  • Sweden

  • Taipei

News

18.04.2019

"Radio 2х2" is a media partner of the 20th World Crossbow Championship in “Match” and “Field” divisions, which is to be held in Ulyanovsk in August 12-19. "Radio 2х2" is the only radio station in Ulyanovsk that has its own radio air at FM 102,1.

14.04.2019

Asian New York, a pearl of the East, a business and trade center – all of these is Hong Kong. Beautiful and modern, surrounded by mountains and the ocean, it is known to be a place of power and great opportunities. And how the things are with crossbow-shooting? We’ll learn about it from the interview with Ronald Lau - the Chairman of the Hong Kong Crossbow Association.

08.04.2019

Exquisite design and ultra-strength along with a placer of phianites – exclusive medals of the 20th World Crossbow Championship in Ulyanovsk are already waiting for their heroes. A medal event with 37 sets of medals – 25 in “Match” and 12 in “Field” divisions will be held in individual and team competitions.

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