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Dear crossbow friends, we are glad to invite you to the IAU World Crossbow Championship, which to be held in Ventspils (Latvia) in August 22-29. The invitation form is available here and in the “Calendar Plans” section as well.

Invitation WCH 2021_Ventspils


We present to your attention an updated version of the document “IAU ID Number_2021”. The document is also available in the Downloads section.


As previously reported, a meeting of the IAU Executive Committee was held on December 12. The meeting was held online for the first time. The zoom app has become a conference venue.And now we present to your attention the minutes of the IAU EC meeting


The year 2021 launched with good news - another European country has joined the International Crossbow Shooting Union! Despite strong historical crossbow shooting background, Lithuania has come a long and difficult journey. Lithuania has come through a long way from amendments to current legislation and registration of the kind of sport to official membership in the IAU. Once again, the example of this country proves the theorem that nothing is impossible! The President of the Lithuanian Crossbow Shooting Union Mantas Balsys talked about the future plans and prospects for the development of crossbow shooting in an exclusive interview.


We present to your attention the updated rules of the competition in "Field" division. The IAU Field Rules – 2021 are also available in the Downloads section.


International Crossbow Shooting Union welcomes Lithuanian Crossbow Union which has officially joined IAU becoming its full member. Thus, currently IAU has 29 member federations, 17 of which are European.