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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

  • Mongolia

  • Latvia

  • Netherlands

  • Portugal

  • Russia

  • Serbia

  • Slovenia

  • Switzerland

  • Sweden

  • Taipei

News

03.12.2019

Everyone will be able to see the IAU World Cup Final in Dubrava! The final in Men and Women categories as well as the duels for the third place will be shown by the Croatian Sport Television (SPTV). An online broadcasting of the final part of the competition will also be available on the official website of the television company.

02.12.2019

A historical victory and the title of the best crossbow shooter of 2019 – Stanislav Kuznetsov, the winner of IAU World Cup Final in Match division told us about his experience in an exclusive interview especially for www.iau-crossbow.org

27.11.2019

The first winner of IAU World Cup Final in “Match” division in IAU history, the holder of a Big crystal globe and the title “The best crossbow shooter of the year 2019”, Ekaterina Parshukova told us about her triumphal victory, secret of success and future goals in an exclusive interview especially for www.iau-crossbow.org.

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