World Archery Congress is the governing body of World Archery, comprising its member associations, Executive Board and representatives from its permanent committees.
Congress meets every two years and has the power to amend the World Archery Rulebook and Constitution via motion, elect Executive Board members – including the World Archery President – committee members and other officers.
The Executive Board is the governing body of World Archery between Congress meetings.
The Executive Board is made up of the President, First Vice President, three Vice Presidents, eight other members including the chairperson of the Athletes Committee and the Secretary General and chairperson of the Constitution and Rules Committee as ex officio members. Ex officio members may participate in board meetings but do not have the right to vote.
World Archery is the international governing body for the sport of archery. Its mission is to promote and regulate archery worldwide, developing the sport with over 160 member associations through international events, development initiatives and marketing and endorsed by the International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee and International World Games Association, among others.