26201Re: [SCA-Archery] Pennsic Competition
- Mar 2, 2009Siegfried,
>Thanks for the heads up. I didn't realize that the East Kingdom
limited participation. Here in the Mid it's pretty much anyone who
wants to try out. I suppose since the champions shoot is so early
this year it might be better to put it off to the second week when
there is less of a rush. Can anyone suggest a good day? I assume it
would be shot after the range closes for points for the day.
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>At 08:49 AM 3/2/2009, you wrote:
>Gladius ... I love the idea of the shoot. You might want to check
>with the East & Mid KAM's though about doing it during the tryouts.
>The tryouts aren't always 'fully' open. (East is often less open of a
>tryout than the Mid is).
>And I might be concerned about hundreds of folks showing up to try to
>win your most excellent wares, and therefore flooding the tryouts and
>making it harder for the people running the tryouts and trying to
>actually make some tough decisions.
>On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 4:57 PM, James Koch
> > Gentlemen & Ladies,
> > >
> > I earlier offered to make two archer's swords available as prizes for
> > a shoot to be held at Pennsic. The plan is to offer a falchion and a
> > katzbalger, both of which I have already made. The falchion will go
> > to the hand bow shooter and the katzbalger to the crossbow shooter
> > with the winning scores. It recently occurred to me that this shoot
> > could be held during one of the try outs for the champion's shoot
> > teams. The marshals are already on the range and the range is
> > already closed for the day. Since the try outs are open to pretty
> > much everyone, this would save having to set up a special shoot on
> > another day. It would also reward the folks who come out every year
> > to compete on the champions teams. The scores from the competition
> > could also be used to help select members for the teams. My idea is
> > to do a simple retreating butt elimination shoot. You know, like in
> > the movie Robin Hood. Any thoughts on this?
> > >
> > Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
>Siegfried Sebastian Faust - <http://crossbows.biz/>http://crossbows.biz/
>Barony of Highland Foorde - Kingdom of Atlantia
>Society Combat Archery Marshal
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