16487RE: [SCA-Archery] MIDREALM WINTER CHALLENGE XII
- Oct 31 7:42 PMThere Was target that I shot some years ago, There were 5 faces, one was
6" circle, with a 3" center bull. Center bull was used as a tie breaker
only. Then there was a standard 60mm center with a 2" bull eye. next was a
half of the 40mm center standing verticle, facing to the right, no center
ring. The other half of that target faced to the left,also verticle. The
last target was also a halve circle, but was facing upwards or horozontal,
but had half of the 2"ring. inside,Bonus points were awarded for the half
circle in the horizontal target.All targets were black circles on white
We said they represented anamils, The largest was a deer kill area, the
next size was a fox or coon. then the verticle halfs were pig rumps or some
such, hidden by tree trunks.The one laying flat was to represent a cougar
laying in wait and was a speed shot starting with a unloaded weapon.
This could be shot at unknown ranges or all at the same range.One shot at
each one.You can figure out the scores for each target,and the bonus
point.Touch the line and you get a score.
This was looked on with lots of heckling.
Have fun, I did.
>From: John edgerton <sirjon1@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [SCA-Archery] MIDREALM WINTER CHALLENGE XII
>Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 17:33:54 -0800
>On Sunday, October 31, 2004, at 05:16 PM, Bruce R. Gordon wrote:
> > Yes folks, it's that time again... The Archer-General is once more
> > sponsoring the Winter Challenge. Midrealm shooters may regard this
> > competition as one method by which I will be evaluating potential
> > members of the Champions team. That's a hint... For archers outside the
> > Midrealm (shrug), it's the same shoot as last year, and what office I
> > hold is of no significance to you. Hopefully, you will get the same
> > enjoyment out of the Challenge as you have in the past. As always,
> > comments and suggestions are welcome anytime.
> > All archers of the Known World are invited to participate in a
> > winter archery competition from November 1, 2004 through April 15,
> > 2005. The shoot is the same as previous years using the basic
> > commercial target of any 5 ring 40 cm (16 inches) face. All rounds are
> > shot at 20 yards. Each round will consist of two (2) ends. Equipment
> > standards are as per SCA legal for your kingdom. There is no
> > traditional equipment bonus or requirement. Participating archers
> > should include with the scores sent, this info: SCA name, MKA, their
> > SCA group, (and Kingdom, if outside the Midrealm), the type of bow
> > (crossbow, longbow, recurve or other), the bow's draw weight, and
> > whether or not any sight marks on limbs or crossbow rear sights were
> > used.
> > The marshal in charge is Forester Nigel FitzMaurice; obsidian@...
> > for quick posting on the results page.
> > The Shoot:
> > As it was last year, the shoot is eight ends at 20 yards, and may take
> > place at any event, practice, or get-together where a warranted SCA
> > archery marshal (or your Kingdom's equivalent) is present to score it.
> > Target Round - intended to help maintain accuracy over the winter
> > months. It consists of 2 ends of 6 arrows each untimed at a 40 cm (16
> > inch) 5 ring target with standard 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 scoring.
> > Speed Round - intended to help archers practice speed shooting with
> > accuracy. It consists of 2 ends of unlimited arrows shot in a 30 second
> > time limit for each end. Each archer must shoot at least one arrow each
> > end but may shoot as many as possible in 30 seconds. Scoring of the 40
> > cm 5 ring target is 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Archers who do not manage to shoot
> > off 6 arrows in 30 seconds will gain bonus points for arrows unshot. To
> > determine the number of bonus points, subtract the number of arrows
> > shot from 6 for each end and add that number to the actual score of the
> > arrows that hit the target. IE: you shoot 4 arrows, you get 2 bonus
> > points. If the archer has not managed to hit the target at least once
> > in the entire round of two ends, then no bonus points are added. When
> > scoring, please show real score + bonus points, IE: 12+2
> > Wand Round - intended to help the archer concentrate on minimizing
> > left/right movement. It consists of 2 ends of 6 arrows untimed. Each
> > end is shot at a target wand 3 feet long by 6 inches wide, consisting
> > of a central strip of one color flanked on either side by strips of a
> > differing tint (hint:a standard strip of duct tape is 2 inches wide);
> > each band equal in width (2 inches). Each arrow within or touching the
> > central strip scores five points. Each arrow outside the central area
> > but within or touching either of the two outer bands scores three
> > points.
> > Bull's Eye Round - intended to help the archer focus on the center of a
> > target. It consists of 2 ends of 6 arrows each untimed. Each end is
> > shot at a target consisting of a 4 inch circular bull's eye centered
> > within a 8 1/2 inch outer circle,(standard piece of paper). All arrows
> > within or touching the inner circle score five points each. All arrows
> > outside the center bull's eye but within or touching the outer circle
> > score three points each.
> > It is strongly suggested that a target that will prevent pass-throughs
> > and bounce-offs should be used. However, should these occur, witnessed
> > pass-throughs and bounce-offs that cannot be determined as to score are
> > traditionally scored as 3 points, in the target and speed rounds.
> > Please tell us how you like the shoot, if there are changes you could
> > suggest or if you have practical and/or reasonable alternatives. The
> > latter two rounds are period in type of shoot although not in
> > materials. All scores due by April 15, 2005.
> > A copy of these rules is found at:
> > http://web.raex.com/~obsidian/wint.html
> > Ongoing and Final Results will be posted quickly at:
> > http://web.raex.com/~obsidian/scores.html
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