25827Re: [SCA-Archery] GWW archery
- Oct 8, 2008So it may be possible that anyone showing up with a crossbow may not
be able shoot. My crossbow bolts go through hay bales.
O well, up to now, it looked like I was going to have a great time
shooting for three days.
Thank you for the information.
Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf, West
On Oct 8, 2008, at 2:13 PM, Jessica E Baas wrote:
> I have two deputies on GWW staff that handled all the details and
> planning. Unfortunately, they're already on-site so they can't answer
> questions. I'm not sure if they were brining in an extra backstop
> for crossbows (since hay won't cut it). We don't have a lot of
> crossbow competitors in Caid, largely in part because they are
> illegal in a number of cities and are not allowed at a lot of the
> ranges we hold events at most often. I cannot remember anyone
> competing at GWW with a crossbow since I began attending (GWW IV,
> this is XI), that doesn't mean it hasn't happened though! Just that
> I can't remember.
> In Caid, crossbows are a separate division and compete separately
> from handbows.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: John edgerton <sirjon1@...>
> To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 1:36:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] GWW archery
> Thank you for the information.
> Are there any restrictions for crossbows in any of the competitions?
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