Meeting the needs of bowhunters and target archers since 1983
Pour assistez les chasseurs à l’arc et les archers depuis 1983

Celebrating 35 years in business with:

  • Everyday discount prices
  • Knowledgeable sales and service
  • Staff with more than 70 years experience in the sport

South Nation Archery is a pro shop, specialising in archery ONLY; we are not a general sporting goods store. 

We offer a personalised in-store experience, the kind of knowledge and service you do not find at a box store.  We are here to help you shoot better and that can happen only with in-person service from people in the know.

South Nation Archery continues to train new and advanced archers.  We coach bowhunters as well as
recreational archers, local, provincial, state and national Champions,
World Regional Champions, World Champions and Paralympians.

Come join our classes, leagues, tournaments and events!

 


STORE HOURS FOR 2018

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS HOURS:  December 24 noon to 6pm

CLOSED December 25 until Thursday, January 03, 2019 at 1:00 pm

WEEKDAYS 1:00 pm till 9:00 pm   (closed Tuesdays)

SATURDAYS 9:00 am till 4:00 pm  (closed Sundays)

We accept VISA, MasterCard, debit cards/Interact, cash and cheques.
We do not accept post-dated cheques.

News

December 16 WA 18M tournament 2pm line only

2018/12/05

Interest in keen for our first tournament of the indoor season.  The 10am line is full.

We have limited space available on the 2pm line.

We do not, as of December 05, have enough interest to run the 6pm line.

To pre-register, please contact Kathy Millar or Larry Smith ASAP to hold your spot. 613-989-2943

2019 Group Lessons – Pre-registration is OPEN

2018/12/05

The 2019 indoor instructional season continues.

Advanced group lessons begin on January 09-10.  Classes are available for youth, teenagers and adults.  See “Events” for specific dates and times of all sessions.

E-mail info@southnationarchery.com or telephone us at 613-989-2943 to hold your spot(s).

The Session #2 Beginner session starting on Friday, January 11, 2019 is FULL.  SNAS offers TWO MORE 6-week sessions, starting in March and April.  Classes are available for youth, teenagers and adults.  See “Events” for specific dates and times of all 3 sessions.

Pre-payment is required.  Please phone us at 613-989-2943 to hold your spot(s).

 

Session #2 Beginner Classes are FULL

2018/12/05

If you are interested in taking any Friday beginner classes, please note that ALL youth and adult classes are full for Session #2 (January 11 – February 15).

However, Sessions #3 and #4 are available.

Please contact Kathy Millar or Larry Smith for more details at 613-989-2943

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL $100 off PSE DriveX-MH Bows and Packages

2018/11/30

Just in time for the holidays, South Nation Archery is selling one of the best bows in the industry at $100 off the regular price.  While in-stock supplies last.

The PSE DriveX-MH is a fast, forgiving dual-cam – Bow only sale price:  $589.00

 

Ready to Shoot package with Whisker Biscuit rest, AMP sight, stabiliser, Raven quiver, braided bow sling, peep sight and string loop.

Sale price is $729.00 and still comes with 2 one-hour lessons to make sure that the archer and the equipment work well together.

 

Ready to Shoot High Performance package includes QAD HDX drop-away arrow rest, AMP sight, stabiliser, Raven quiver, braided bow sling, peep sight and string loop.       Sale price $849.00 set-up included.

2018 – 2019 SNAC Tournament Schedule UPDATE

2018/11/27

All 18-metre tournaments will be registered with World Archery and Archery Canada.  Archers shoot 60 arrows from 18M (target face size depends upon age category and equipment division).  The OAA IFAA indoor championship will be registered with OAA only.

WA 18M tournaments: All tournaments are held on Sunday mornings.  Official Practice starts at 9am, scoring at 10am.  Additional lines will be added as needed at 2pm and 6pm.  See more details as the event date nears.

Pre-registration is COMPULSORY.

December 16, 2018  Note:  The 10am line is FULL.

January 13, 2019

February 10, 2019

Championship Events:   Pre-registration is COMPULSORY.

Sunday, January 27 – OAA IFAA 5-ring Indoor Championship

February 18, 20, 21 & 24 – OAA 10-ring Indoor Championship

March 03 – Canadian Indoor Regional Championship

March 24 – MICA

SUPER HOT Fall Sale – PSE’s performance Drive X

2018/08/16

PSE’s 2018 Drive X is a member of the company’s Vapor Series Compound bows, an unsurpassed performance value.  It features the MH Cam with speeds up to 332 fps.  80% let-off and mass weight is 3.7# with 30″ axle-to-axle length.

Choose from 3 versions:

1. Bow only $689  set-up included (a value of $70! yours for free)  OR

2.  Ready to Shoot package with Whisker Biscuit rest, AMP sight, stabiliser, Raven quiver, braided bow sling, peep sight and string loop.  $829.00  set-up included  (a value of $70! yours for free)  OR

3. Ready to Shoot High Performance package includes QAD HDX drop-away arrow rest, AMP sight, stabiliser, Raven quiver, braided bow sling, peep sight and string loop.  $949.00 set-up included (a value of $70! yours for free)

2018 Annual CDN 900 Round Results

2018/07/23

Congratulations to all archers who joined us for all or part of the CDN 900 round this year.  Though it is a nationally-sanctioned event, we allowed club members who couldn’t quite reach 55m to join in at 45m and 35m with the other competitors.

The weather was terrific and we did not have to put up with many bugs!

We will hold this event in 2019 on week 6 of our CDN900 Wednesday night leagues – come join us!

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SNAC 2018 Annual 4 x 720 Weekend Results

2018/07/23

Great weather and friendly shooting with some good performances were the highlights from this year’s 70m/60/50m 720 weekend event.

We had competitors from across eastern and central Ontario.  Congratulations to everyone.

Use these links for the scores.  And, if you were not able to make it this, please put it on your bucket list for 2019!

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Vic Kinsella, coach, mentor, gentle human being

2018/07/18

KINSELLA, Victor Reid – After a brief but courageous battle with cancer, it is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Victor Reid Kinsella on July 14, 2018 at 87 years at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital. Victor was pre-deceased by his loving wife Rita Kinsella (2013). He is survived by his children Victoria (Toni) Vanmillingen, Toni Corriveau, Thomas Kinsella and James (Debbie) Kinsella. Victor was the loving grandfather of nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  We will hold the memories of this kind and loving man within our hearts and we will honour him by sharing these memories with each other and by doing something kind every day for anyone who needs it.  Memorial donations may be made to the Men’s Mission or the charity of your choice.

Vic Kinsella was a kind, generous archery coach and former President of the Federation of Canadian Archers (known now as Archery Canada).  Kathleen Millar worked with him and for him over many years – an inspiration and role model.  So much kindness and humour, and roses!

South Nation Archery Hosted National Paralympic Mixed Team Training Camp

2018/06/29

Kathleen Millar and SNAC hosted the small, but important national team training camp June 25-28.  The National Para Mixed Team, comprising of Karen Van Nest and Kevin Evans, trained and simulated competition in preparation for a Paralympic World Ranking Event in the Czech Republic starting on June 30th.

As part of the pre-event camp, national Team Leader Duncan Crawford (PEI) attended as well.  Other team support members were able to attend also.

In order to simulate match play for Karen and Kevin, Kaity Horlock, Hannah Rousseau, Alexandra Paquette and Robin Horlock all participated in the Round Robin and Super-team eliminations.  Thank you for volunteering!  To thank our volunteers, Larry grilled a great smorgasbord of delights to go with all the salads.

Good luck to our Canadian Paralympic Mixed Team in the Czech Republic!