Medal of Honor



Medal of Honor

Honorary membership may be granted by the IFAA World council in recognition to those who have served the association beyond the call of duty.



 Arno Kaczmarek

Arno has been a supporter of the IFAA and a member since 1969. One of the first active IFAA archers who attended almost all the IFAA world field events. Arno also served as the DFVB delegate on the IFAA World Council for several years.


 Arvid Romanov

Arvid is a long standing member archer of the IFAA and Delegate of hte SFSF (Sweden) on the IFAA World Council for more than 20 years


 Thomas Rosen

Thomas has been a member archer of the IFAA from its early beginning. From 1984 he was the organiser of the IFAA mail matches. Without his input we would not have reached the curent success with the world mail match.


 Christian Nava

Christian started archery in 1975 and became involved with the French member associaiton (FFTL) since 1984. He was Secretary of the IFAA from 1993-1994 and has been the FFTL Delegate at the IFAA World Council. Christian wrote the original rules of the Bowhunter CHampionships which have now developed to the IFAA Bowhunter tournament rules.


 Bob Deston

Bob got involved with the IFAA in the beginning of this century and started attending IFAA tournaments in 2002. Bob has always been a great supporter of the IFAA and has actively promoted the IFAA within the USA, both within the NFAA and manufacturers of archery equipment


 Mike Murray


 Shelly Mascaro

Active archer and IFAA supporter from 1999. She was the Tournament Director of the NAFAC from 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to now, thus assuring a strong link between the IFAA and the North American continent. She was instrumental in getting South Korea as a member with the IFAA


Tim Austin

For his services to the IFAA over the last 20 years and promotion of the IFAA within the USA archery fraternity


President's Medal

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The Presidents Medal

The President's Medal is awarded to those archers who have contributed to the IFAA in an extra ordinary way and in doing so have made a lasting imprint on the IFAA and its regions

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Dorothy Southgate

Dot became actively involved in field archery from 1969 until her death in 1995. She was totally committed to the IFAA principle of "The Family of Archers". Dot was an officer of the IFAA from 1977 to 1995



Sydney Green

Syd was one of the cornerstones of the Australian Bowhunters Association from 1978 until his death in 2008. He was the main drive behind the expansion of the IFAA in the region. He served the IFAA as President from 1993-1994 and as chairman of the Technical Committee from 1995-2006. He laid the foundation of what was later to become the new IFAA Constitution in 2006.

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Kenneth A. Rogers

Ken served the IFAA as President from 1995. What was to be a single term of office eventually was extended to 2004. He believed in the IFAA and what it stands for and was 100% committed to the Accociation. During his term of office the IFAA grew as an association, based on sound financial principle.



Tim Austin

Tim was involved with the AAE and the IFAA almost from the day of its inception. He served the Florida Archery Association as Secretary since 1973. At the time that relations between NFAA and the IFAA were somewhat strained, Tim remained a very strong supporter of the IFAA. From 2001 to 2006 and from 2008 until now he managed the NAFAC, thus maintaining a strong link with the IFAA.


Tim R. B. Stone

Tim started with Field archery in 1978 and has been an archery adminstrator since 1981. In 1991 he became Treasurer of the IFAA and has served the IFAA for almost 20 years. Under Tim's financial management the IFAA is in a sound financial position.




IFAA Hall of Fame

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The IFAA "Hall of Fame"


The International Field Archery Association on occasion gives special recognition to those individuals and organisations that have supported and contributed to the Association in various ways.

The following awards are recognised:



Medal of Honour


Medal of Honour

From 01 January 2007 the IFAA has recognised Honorary Membership for those archers, organisations or companies that have served the IFAA beyond the normal call of duty.

Recipients of this award receive the Medal of Honour.

The medal shows the IFAA emblem and is made of solid silver.

Eight Medals were awarded by the end of 2014.


Presidents Medal


The President's Medal

Since 2010 the IFAA President instituted the Presidents’ Medal.

The award may be issued to members of the IFAA World Council and to IFAA Executive Officers with a serving record exceeding ten years.

The medal is made in solid silver with a gold plated IFAA emblem.

The outside band has the words: “DEDICATION”; “PERSEVERANCE” and “INSPIRATION”.

Three medals were awarded by the end of 2014.



IFAA Belt Buckle





The IFAA Belt Buckle

The IFAA buckle in bronze was designed in 1995 by PB Hartman of South Africa.

A total of 50 buckles were made.

Although some buckles were sold to individual archers in the first few months, this was stopped and the buckles were place in safe keeping until the end of 2005.

Since 2006 they are occasionally used as an award to the Tournament Director/Field Captain or other individuals who have excelled in the organisation of a WFAC or WBHC.

Five buckles were awarded by the end of 2014

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The IFAA Certificate

An IFAA Certificate may on occasion be awarded to an individual in recognition of his/her leadership and initiative in the promotion the sport of IFAA Field Archery as a family sport within his/her country.