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

Celebrating 34 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!


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.
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2017 Awards Presentation photos


Better late than never, please find our latest photos from June’s awards presentation.  Though many more people received certificates and medals, we were happy that so many were able to attend the Saturday afternoon event.

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FANTASTIC weather and scores Day 2 4×720 Weekend


Even better than yesterday, we had calm winds, over-cast skies and NO rain for day 2 of our annual 4 x 720 weekend.

Congratulations to all our participants including Shane Bryson, our webmaster, who shot his first-ever 70m round and did quite well.  We had terrific scores again, with some new PBs and really good results for Josee Perron, Hannah Rousseau and Sandra Rampton-Siedule who are all just starting on their outdoor target careers.

There were good performances from everyone and once again, Alexandra Paquette led the way with a 698 on her morning round in the compound division.

Since we continue to have problems uploading our results through Archery Canada’s i@nseo site, here are the unofficial results for everyone to read.

Thank you to everyone who turned out and all the kind words for the efforts we make in order for this annual event to function.  In particular, thank you to Cyrill and Patrick Jaquemet who slugged target butts again this year for our outdoor tournament season.  See you next year!


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Alexandra Paquette ties World Record – unofficial


On the morning line for our internationally-registered 4 x 720 weekend on Saturday, July 22nd, Alexandra Paquette tied the cadet compound women’s world record:  699!  Even though this is unofficial currently, it is cause for great celebration.  Well done, Alexandra!

Congratulations go out to a number of other archers who shot PBs that day:  Hannah Rousseau, Sandra Rampton-Siedule and Mohamed El-Halawani.

SNAS will keep everyone posted as the status of this national and world record are confirmed.

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Great Weather for Annual CDN 900 Round and great results, too!


Congratulations to the 10 archers who competed on July 12, 2017 at SNAC’s annual nationally-registered CDN 900 round.  We had fabulous weather and dodged all the recent rain storms, with no wind.

Consequently, there were some great scores.  Congratulations to Crystal Foster who shot 811 as top recurve archer and to Alexandra Paquette, top compound archer who shot an unofficial national record 887.  This will be a new cadet AND junior record when approved, and tied the senior women’s compound record.  She set a new cadet and junior record of 297 at 45m and holds onto her 35m record with 300(17x).  We’ll have to wait to confirm all the records.

For all the results, use this link.

2017_CDN900_SNAC_July 12

Next weekend, we will host our annual 4 x 720 event.  Pre-registration is obligatory; all 4 rounds are booked completely.  Stand-by only.

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UPDATE: 2017 CDN900 on July 12 & 4 x 720 weekend


OUTDOOR TOURNAMENTS AND LEAGUES for recurve, compound and barebow archers

CDN 900 leagues

Join us on Wednesday evenings, and enjoy outdoor archery on a nice, bigt 122cm target face.  Regardless of age category, we offer the senior round only:  55m, 45m, 35m.  If you can’t reach all those distances, then start later and shoot the distances you feel comfortable with (except on week 6 because it is a formal tournament).

Scoring beginning at 6pm (18:00) SHARP on:

June 07, 14, 21, 28, July 05 and 12 is a nationally-sanctioned tournament

COST:  $8/person

4 x 720 Weekend Event: ALL LINES ARE FULL!

Pre-registration is compulsory AND WE ARE FULL!  You can register for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 rounds offered over the 2 days.  All compound archers shoot at 50M on an 80cm target face.  For recurve archers, seniors and juniors shoot at 70M, while masters and cadets shoot from 60M, all on a 122cm target face.

Morning line scoring starts at 10am (practice at 9am).  Afternoon line scoring starts at 2pm (practice at 1pm).

Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23, 2017 NEW DATES

COST:  $25/adult     $15/youth 17 years and younger

If you wish to be placed on stand-by, please do not hesitate to telephone Kathy or Larry.

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JULY SPECIAL FLYER – South Nation Archery has Hot Pick products for July 2017



2017 PSE Stinger X Ready to Shoot Package is the finest value in the Archery Industry. The Stinger X features the SX cam that can be adjusted from 21″ to 30″. The SX Cam has two buss cable settings to give it 20 pounds of weight adjustment while keeping the cam’s high performance. The Stinger X has a mass weight of only 3.5 lbs and is 32 1/2 inch axle to axle. The Package comes with a Wisker Biscuit arrow rest, bow quiver, Gemini Sight, FX Stabilizer, bow sling, peep, string Loop and two hours of set up and proper training. The PSE Patented Pre-loaded Slit Limb makes this bow very smooth to shoot with little recoil. $559.00.

New for 2017 the PSE Infinity has the IF high performance single cam that has an ATA speed of 325 FPS. The bow features a 30″ axle to axle and a 7″ brace height. The Patented PSE Pre-loaded Slit Limb makes this bow very smooth to shoot with little recoil. The Infinity Package comes with an Amp sight, Wisker Biscuit arrow rest, Spire Stabilizer, Raven Quiver, Sling, Peep, String Loop,and two hours of set up and proper training. $659.00.

The popular 2017 PSE Drive R is an outstanding high performance compound bow. The DC cam has an ATA speed rating at 336 fps. The Drive R has a mass weight of 3.8 lbs, axle to axle of 30″, and an adjustable draw length of 25′ to 301/2″. Bow only $689.00…varying packages are available.

SPECIAL CLOSE OUT Quest Radical package – ONE BOW ONLY
Quest Radical Bow Package comes with a Wisker Biscuit arrow rest, peep, sling, a Cobra 3-pin fibre optic sight, and set up, all for $299.00.
The Radical is adjustable from 18″ to 30″ and 15 to 70 pounds. The bow has an axle to axle of 29.25″ and a mass weight of 3.25 pounds. Riser colour is purple and the limbs are black. Right hand only.


The Rage Hypodermic broadhead features a compact design that is extremely tough, with a slim ferrule to offer more penetration. The broadhead has a .035 stainless steel blade and a shock collar blade retention system. $49.95 per 3-pack with practice head included.


Easton Powerflight Carbon arrows with vanes with inserts installed. $8.95 each.

Jazz aluminum arrows with feathers are $5.95 each.


The Block Classic LARGE SIZE Target is the original open-layered target. South Nation has a special buy on 22″ x 22″ x 16″ Block targets for $139.00, while supplies last. This target will accept field tips as well as fixed and expandable broadheads, and has a convenient carrying strap.


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2017 Celebration Saturday, June 10th from 9am to 4pm


Thank you to all our competitors, club members, friends and families who dropped by during our annual get-together on Saturday, June 10th to recognise all the accomplishments of the past indoor season.  We had a special cake made for the occasion, along with ice cream.

If you could not join us, pick up any medals or certificates you may have earned during normal business hours starting on Monday, June 12th.

Congratulations to all our participants.

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2017 Canadian 900 Round Leagues off to a great start


Our annual 6-week outdoor league night #1 took place on June 7th in brilliant sunshine, warm and light breezes and few mosquitoes.  It was a great performance night as well.  There were several personal bests to start the season.  In particular, it was great to see Alexandra Paquette shoot 11 points from perfect.

Join us for the next 5 weeks at 55m, 45m and 35m – 90 arrows, just the right number after work or school.

Remember that week 6, Wednesday, July 12, is a nationally-registered tournament and you will need to pre-register for that.

We look forward to seeing even more participants in the weeks to come.

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2017 OFSSA Archery Event Photos


A great group of young people gathered in Toronto’s Richmond Green Sports Complex to shoot the 2017 edition of the OFSSA Archery Invitational Tournament, commonly known as the high school championship.

Thanks to Kris Rousseau for all the photos!  Enjoy

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2017 Awards Presentation – Saturday, June 10 – first communique


South Nation Archery Club is happy to host its annual awards presentation.  This year, it will take place starting at 12 noon on Saturday, June 10th.  Medals and certificates will be presented for all events and to all participants.

Throughout the day, during normal business hours, South Nation Archery staff will be happy to serve cake, ice cream, coffee and juice to all those who participated in mailmatches, tournaments and championships during the 2016-2017 indoor season.

We look forward to seeing all our participants and competitors on June 10th.

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