FAQ about the BTA NSW

What is the BTA about?

The BTA (Boomerang Throwing Association) was designed to promote the sport of Boomerangs in NSW. Currently, the BTA is reaching out to the public to teach new people how to throw and spread the interest of boomerangs to a wider audience. Throwing boomerangs is a sport that can be enjoyed by all. If you want to learn how to throw a boomerang, please contact us! Our experienced throwers are always friendly and eager to teach new people how to throw.

What is a Boomerang?

Boomerangs come in many shapes and styles. The most common shapes are Traditional and Tri-Bladers. Tri-bladed designs are one of the most popular with today's standards, but there are boomerang with up to 8 arms! More details about boomerangs are available on the Boomerang Association of Australia (BAA) website.
Some pictures of boomerangs are included on this website on the Boomerang Photos page. More photos will be available soon.
Click here to see the photos!

Why doesn't my boomerang come back?

Boomerangs are relatively complicated objects. Even though something looks like a boomerang, it doesn't mean that it will return. Sometimes, the boomerang may be warped, or damaged, or incorrectly manufactured. If you would like to buy a boomerang, please contact us! On regular competitions days, we also sell boomerangs and we will teach new people how to throw them.

Where can I buy a boomerang?

The simple answer is from us! There are always boomerangs for sale at our competitions ranging from $5 and up. Kids can throw boomerangs too! Boomerangs are not dangerous when used correctly!

When are the competitions held?

The NSW competitions are held regularly throughout the year. To see when the next competition is due, please click on the link on the left to show you more details. The competitions are held at Mulgoa, Penrith, Gosford, and Waverley, and sometimes at other locations.
Click here to see the upcoming events!

Who can throw a boomerang?

Anyone can throw a boomerang! Boomerang throwers at our competitions range in age from 8-90 years old! If you are interested in learning how to throw, please contact us, and come to our next event. We would love to see you there! One of the main reasons for having competitions in different locations is to get more people into the sport. If you would like to learn how to throw a boomerang, please click here! You will be taken to the Association of Australia's website, where there is heaps of information about how to throw a boomerang!