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1304Re: Winter Challenge

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  • Susan Kell
    Dec 11, 1999
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      Greetings!
      I thought the original Winter Challenge was created by the archers of what
      is now AEthelmearc... Did they swipe this good idea from you Midrealm
      sponsors? I'm thinking 6 to 8 years ago.
      -- Ygraine


      On Sat, 11 Dec 1999, Obsidian wrote:

      > From: Obsidian <obsidian@...>
      >
      > Mat Kerbouchard wrote:
      > >
      > > From: Mat Kerbouchard <trj@...>
      > >
      > > I assume this to be a royal round type event? RR are difficult for us to do often. there is almost
      > > no shooting on the island of Montreal and what there is is a 20 yard range indoors. not much help
      > > there and I have not had much luck finding other close shooting room.
      > >
      > > On Fri, 10 Dec 1999 21:25:11 -0500, you, with reckless abandon, wrote:
      > >
      > > >From: Obsidian <obsidian@...>
      > > >
      > > >Mat Kerbouchard wrote:
      > > >>
      > > >> From: Mat Kerbouchard <trj@...>
      > > >>
      > > >> Greetings sir.
      > > >> Where would this Winter shoot be held? I have not heard of it and if it is reasonably close
      > > >> we may some of us come.
      > > >>
      > > >> Unforkunately we are in the far north and it is quite a drive to get almost anywhere. (we
      > > >> are 2 hours drive north of coldwood).
      >
      > Greetings
      > No, the Winter Challenge is designed specifically for 20 yard indoor
      > ranges. Many of our more southerly brethern (and sistern, too) choose to
      > shoot it out of doors, but the Challenge originated in northern Ohio,
      > where shooting outdoors in January is likely to be, um, somewhat
      > uncomfortable.
      > The actual shoot itself resembles a RR only very superficially (we have
      > 2 static rounds and 2 speed rounds at standard targets (40 cm.), but
      > there are also wand targets and bullseye targets).
      > Full particulars can be gotten from the website at
      > http://web.raex.com/~obsidian/wint.html . Or, if you (or anyone else
      > reading this) prefer, I will Email the rules directly.
      > --
      >
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      >
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