Statement on bush fires with regards to Sydney Indoor Archery Festival
The Sydney Indoor Archery Festival will go ahead as planned on 10-12 January 2020.
As has been widely reported, Australia is currently suffering from severe bushfires, particularly in the states of New South Wales and Victoria. World Archery would like to express its support for the population of the affected areas.
The city of Sydney remains largely free of fire and the airport operational. The closest major bushfires are being effectively controlled.
Event participants are encouraged to confirm their travel plans and stay up to date with government advice using official government websites. Useful information can be found at Fires Near Me and on the Air Quality Index.
The Sydney Indoor Archery Festival is the fourth of six tournaments on the 2020 Indoor Archery World Series. Practice is scheduled for Friday 10 January, qualification on Saturday 11 January and finals on Sunday 12 January. Around 150 archers from 20 countries are expected to compete.
The fourth event of the 2020 Indoor Archery World Series is the Sydney Indoor Archery Festival on Friday 10 to Sunday 12 January 2020.