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Crossbow Shooting

Target shooting with crossbows at archery-type targets, typically at distances of 8-20 metres.

Who is it suitable for?
Scouts and upwards

Additional Information
Shooting must be supervised by an appropriately qualified Range Oficer [NSRA YPS Tutor (Crossbow)]

Badge Links
Scouts Master At Arms Activity Badge
Explorers Physical Recreation Activity Badge

How to run/provide crossbow shooting

There are 2 ways of running Crossbow Shooting in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running crossbow shooting yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running crossbow shooting using an external provider

Useful links

The National Governing Body for crossbow shooting is:

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