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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

09.01.2020

Unforgettable moments of the IAU World Cup Final 2019 in Field division are now available in the gallery section. 

30.12.2019

The year of 2019 has certainly been really bright and eventful. It brought us plenty of beautiful victories, exciting tournaments and changes. Throughout the sports season we have been watching with a sinking heart the results of our athletes, we overcame all the difficulties, were glad and happy new countries to join our large international crossbow family. The year of 2019 is coming to the end, so it’s high time to evaluate the results of the year. To your attention is an exclusive interview with the IAU President Pero Stojnic.

17.12.2019

International Crossbow Shooting Union congratulates heartily all the members of its large crossbow family on the successful end of this sports season and wishes everyone Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! From the bottom of its heart International Crossbow Shooting Union thanks athletes and coaches, organizers and team leaders of the national federations, fans and volunteers, mass media and everybody who has made this sports season unforgettable and unique!

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