When Mark R. Miller put fingers to keys it was 4/24/07 1:18 PM...

> I'm sorry if I'm dense, but let me see if I got this format right.

>

> I go out one day, practice as much as I want and then declare I am

> going to start the round. I hit 8 out of 10 at 10 yards, so my score

> is 8 and I'm done for the day.

>

> The next day I go out, practice, then declare the start, shoot 10 out

> or 10 at 10 yards, move back to 20 yards and get a 3 out of 10. I

> have a score of 13 and am done for the day.

>

> The next day I go out, practice at any range I want, then declare a

> start and start at 20 yards, get 8 out of 10, my score is 18 and I am

> done for the day.

>

> And so on.

>

> Does this sound correct?

Hmmm... my impression is that you may shoot as many flights of ten as

you like in a day, progressing backwards as you get ten in at each

distance. No per-day or declaration constraints on shooting are given.

From the original posting:

> ... The archer starts out

> standing 10 yards from the target and shoots a flight of 10 arrows. Once a

> "perfect 10" is scored, the archer progresses back to 20 yards. Score is

> the total of hits on target up to the present position. For example, s

> person posting a score of 11 has shot the required perfect round at 10 yards

> and hit 1 in the flight at 20 yards. Once one has run that "perfect 10" at

> a given distance, he/she/it/they need not shoot that distance again for the

> rest of the season. Explaination: once you hit 10/10 at 10 yards, you

> progress to 20 yards and start each time at 20 yards for score. You may

> shoot the shorter distances for practice, but once you have scored 10/10 at

> a given distance, no further score at that distance need be submitted. A

> score of 55 means that the archer has managed that "perfect 10" at 10, 20,

> 30, 40, and 50 yards and has hit 5 of 10 at 60 yards.

and

> You may submit one score per person per day.

Which I take to mean your cumulative score at the end of the day.

--

Fritz

Aut inveniam viam aut faciam.