Golden Gong

Golden Gong 2024 - Postponed 

now on for May 26, 2024

updated 7/5/24

Due to the rain over the last week, and forecasted to continue for some time, the event has been postponed.  

The event is now fully booked, and registrations are now closed to further entries.

2024 Golden Gong

Hosted by Illawarra Archers

Sunday 12th May 2024

The Golden Gong is for novice archers of all age divisions and makes the perfect introduction to archery competitions in a relaxed environment.

Register here

The tournament is conducted under normal tournament rules and conditions with experienced archers on hand to assist all day.

Please direct any inquiries to and we will get back to you within a day.

Rounds to be shot:

30, 25, 20 metres

30 arrows at each distance

90 arrows total

all shot on a 122cm face.


will be arrow by arrow on paper and in Archer's Diary.  Please bring your (fully charged) smart phone or tablet if you have one.


registration, equipment inspection and practice is from 9:00am; shooting starts at 10am.

Entry / Registration:

Early entry is recommended as space is limited.

Entry Fee - $30

Final entries close midnight on Monday 6th May, 2024.  Online entry and fee payment only.

Register here  

Please contact if you require assistance.


Illawarra Archers Range, 330 Mt. Keira Road, Mt. Keira (Wollongong).

Food and Drink:

Limited Canteen facilities are available throughout the day for purchase of snacks and drinks.

Illawarra Archers will provide a free BBQ sausage sizzle lunch for competitors at the completion of shooting for the day. Drinks can be purchased at the canteen. Lunch will be available for purchase by non-competitors for a small charge


Event is open to Archery Australia current registered members and current financial members of an Archery Alliance Association (ABA, 3DAAA or TAA). Click here for information about this requirement.

Spectators and competitors must comply with Archery Australia conditions of entry.

Archery Australia and World Archery rules will apply.

Note: No dogs are permitted on the Illawarra Archers grounds unless on a lead and under the control of a responsible adult at all times.