Richard, will the 100 minutes of fighting on the hill next to the Hempstead
House, like you suggested at the Sands Point Medieval Fair? Or are you
thinking on the Hempstead House lawn instead?
I think the hill would be a lot more fun, but boy are people going to get
tired walking up it repeatedly. If you are going to do that, you might want
to have sides change half way through so one side isn't walking up hill the
Are the archers going to roam freely or be in designated areas?
(For those that have not been to the site before, the lawn is behind
Hempstead House and is perfectly flat, surrounded on the other three sides
by a stone wall and it overlooks Long Island Sound. Right next to it is a
little hill with a somewhat steep slope, surrounded by trees; Richard King
of Acre thought it would be cool to fight on the hill with archery support.
The hill is perfectly safe if it isn't too wet but might not leave much room
for spectators to view it with arrows flying around).
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Sent: Saturday, October 28, 2006 5:47 AM
Subject: Re: [EKSouth] War in November, correction
Geoffrey and all,
Thanks for bringing this up... you know of course there was no intention to
particulary exclude anyone including you, Acres CA conventions do not
"heavy" bows or tubes of any kind, so on the side of caution they were
restricted. The matter has been reconsidered with the consult of the East
marshals and the website updated. Please spead the word.
"After consult with East Combat Archery Marshals ALL East Kingdom LEGAL
Combat Archery equiprment will be allowed as their safe operation will not
the battlefield constraints. Therefore "heavy" Bows and Crossbows WILL be
Will you be there?
Richard Acris Rex
In a message dated 10/26/06 7:57:18 PM, jdb967@...
> Archery is allowed, but- (from the event's website)
> Combat archery will be included again under East Kingdom conventions with
> the exception that only 30#@28" bow and 600 ip crossbows will be allowed
> battlefield constraints.
> For those who didn't know, like me. Rules out MY crossbow...
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