Yarrambat, VIC, Australia

Diamond Valley Archers
The sport for everyone

Diamond Valley Archers is the perfect place to enjoy the sport of archery. 
Our club welcomes people of all ages and we participate in all forms of the sport. our membership includes people who like to compete recreationally all the way up to world and olympic level. 

Come and Try News

10:00am to 12noon Saturday – outdoors – weather permitting
7:30pm to 9:00pm Monday evening – Indoor Range
Arrive at least 15 mins early
Closed-in shoes MUST be worn.


We are one of the most active clubs for participation. Find out here what’s coming up around the country.


There is always something happening at the club. Enter club shoots and Leagues here


Wish to join the club or renew your membership. This is the place to do it here.

Diamond Valley Archers

Come and Try Archery The Sport for Everyone

DVA has a year-round Come and Try program which gives you the opportunity to get started in the sport with ease and confidence. Our qualified instructors will get your hitting the target in no time, and our structured format is both safe and fun. So whether you want a new hobby, to compete at the highest level, or just something fun to try, the DVA Come and Try is a great way to get started. Classes operate Saturday Morning 10am to 12pm Monday Night 7:30pm to 9pm (indoor) Cost is $20 per person. Equipment Supplied


Once you Join, it’s all happening!

After you have finished Come and Try and join the club there is a heap going on to help you improve, participate in and make more friends.

Saturday League

Once you have completed your Come and Try move straight into our Saturday morning League system. The perfect way to learn structured archery formats.

DV Ants – Junior Development

DVA has our Junior Archery teams in both Target and 3D archery. Juniors learn the importantance of working together and develop the skills to move into competition in a fun, friendly environment.

Wednesday Barebow League

Wednesday nights is Barebow Night. We shoot a 30 arrow indoor round with Barebow and Longbow setups getting preferential entry. Learn from other barebow shooters on the finer aspects of the style.

Friday Night League

Need to push your competition experiance further. The Friday night League is the way to go. A Handicap event running over a number of weeks. Perfect for beginners all the way up to Advanaced.

It’s not like the movies, but can be.

Equipment Styles

People often are amased at all the different styles of archery. There are different bow types. Different event types. There is recreation, Olympic, 3D, Indoor, Compound, Traditional and many more. They are all fun and all challenging. Lets take a quick look at some here.

Olympic Recurve

Used at the Olympics. Recurve bows are shot with fingers and use a sight. While used mostly for Target and Indoor shooting it’s also popular for field.

Compound Bow

Hugely popular in Australia and the USA. Compound bows are used in all formats Many use magnified scopes and release triggers. This is the division with the most professionals


What people think of when they think archery. Robin Hood used a Longbow and they are popular with modern archers too. No sights on these bows.


Recurve and Compound bows are often shot without sights, stabilizers and release devises. Very popular with the field shooting events but also used for 3D, Target and Indoor.


Our club members have competed all over the world at different events and levels. Here are some of our members who have represented Australia at World and Oceania Events

David Anear – 1976 Olympics
Karina Marshall – Worlds
Harri Howden – Worlds
Devilliers Duvenage – Worlds
Aimee Faul – World Youth
Marcus Anear – Comm Cup
Sten Nigol – World Youth
Caitlin Howden – Trans Tasman
Ray Morgan – Worlds
Faith Hastie – Trans Tasman
Myf Howden – Trans Tasman

Latest News

Our News Blog is the place for the latest information on what’s happening at the club and links to competition results. 
Also Check Out our Facebook Feed for smaller, more frequent news. 

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Rulers of the North – 2 Entries

  Flight 1: 10am Scoring Starts Archer Club Class Division Gender Target Beatty, Scott Diamond Valley Archers Open Compound Male 1 Weiland, Tristan Diamond Valley Archers Cub Compound Male 2[…]

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Rulers of the North Standings

Place Name Club Urban Archery DVA Ambrose Total Bow Arrows Female Compound 1st Hastie, Faith Diamond Valley Archers 547 412 0 959 Mathews Prestige CX X-Buster 2nd Forrest, Tazmin Wendouree[…]

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Rulers of the North – Urban Archery Entries

Flight details for the Rulers of the North Event 1 at Urban Archery Please be at the venue at least 30 minutes before the flight starts to sign in. 10am[…]

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Visit Us

Club Rooms and Grounds

Outdoor Target Range
Indoor Range
Field Course
Yarrambat Park
669 Yan Yean Rd, Yarrambat VIC 3091

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