World Archery Oceania Championships

Over 100 Archers - From 4 Oceania Regions - 1 winner


The 2020 WAO Championships is the largest gathering of Oceania Archery nations and is held every second year. Recurve, Compound and Barebow divisions are shot in the event, in a range of Youth and Adult categories. 3 athletes per gender, per country are able to attend.

The event has been growing quickly and now sees about 100 Archers attend each championships. Olympians, National Champions and developing archers all share the field together and all Oceania Member Associations are eligible to attend.

The Tournament


The competition venue will be hosted at Albert Park in the heart of Suva City. The park is one of the most iconic and historical sites in Fiji. The park acted as the landing site for the Australian aviator Sir Charles Kingsford during his first trans-Pacific flight. It is also where the new national flag was hoisted. Albert Park is a host to many events, Her Royal Highness the Queen's visit to Fiji in 1954, Pope John Paul II's visit to Fiji in 1986. And now to host the Oceania Championships 2020.


Day 1

(Sunday 5th April)

  • Registration
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Team Managers Meeting
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Official Practice

Day 2

(Monday 6th April)

  • WAO Target Championships & Matchplay Championships Ranking Round
  • Mixed Team Eliminations and Finals

Day 3

(Tuesday 7th April)

  • Cadet, Intermediate, Junior Recurve and Compound Eliminations and Finals
  • Oceania Commonwealth Championships

Day 4

(Wednesday 8th April)

  • Open Recurve and Compound Eliminations
  • CQT Matchplay

Day 5

(Thursday 9th April)

  • Open Recurve and Compound Finals
  • Closing Ceremony

Day 6

(Friday 10th April)

  • WAO Congress

Registration And Entry

All registrations must be entered online using the registration form provided here:

A maximum of 3 athletes per gender per country may be registered in each category and division. The registration dates and entry fees are listed below:


Start Date for Preliminary Registration:

6th October 2019

End Date of Preliminary Registration:

31st January, 2020

End Date of Final Registration:

6th March, 2020


Individual Athlete:


Team Official:


Late Fee (for Entries received after
End Date of Final Registration)


The Entry Fee covers competition fees and transport between accommodation and competition venue. Any Late Fee will need to be paid to the Organizing Committee upon arrival at the competition venue. All Payments must be made to the following Bank Account:


Account Name:

Fiji Archery Association

Account Number:



ANZ Bank Fiji


Suva Branch



Your Host


Accommodation will be the responsibility of each Member Association. There are many options available around Suva. Once accommodation is confirmed, the Organizing Committee will need to be informed, to arrange transport to and from the grounds. Here are some recommended accomodations:

Grand Pacific Hotel

Holiday Inn Suva

Suva Peninsula Hotel

Tanoa Plaza Hotel

Southern Cross

Suva Motor-In


Lunch will be available for all participants at the competition venue, at a cost of FJD$15.00 per person, on each day of the Programme. Water will be available for free for all athletes and officials.


Transportation will be provided for athletes and officials for each day of the Programme, both to and from the accommodation and competition venue. All accommodation venues must be within 7 kilometres of the competition venue in order to be eligible for transport.

Other Information

Getting to Suva?

There are two International Airports, in Suva (SUV) and Nadi (NAN).

Suva International Airport is about 20km from Suva City. Nadi International Airport is about 180km from Suva City.

Most international flights arrive into Nadi International Airport. From there, participants can take a domestic flight or land transport to Suva. If a Member Association wants transport from the airport to their Accommodation, it can be booked by the Organizing Committee. All costs will need to be paid by the MA.