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26379Re: [SCA-Archery] Known World Champion

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  • James of the Lake
    May 26, 2009
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      The Estrella War Archery Champion Tournament (Ewac) consists of three
      competitions run simultaneously (hand bow, crossbow, youth). Each
      archer first shoots a qualification Royal Round; top 5 archers in
      each kingdom for each category advance to the finals, which is an
      IKAC. All shot on 60cm FITA targets.

      Normally I'd direct you to the treaty page on the Estrella War site
      for details, but I see there's no link to the last war this time.

      Lots of opportunity to do period-style shooting at other events as
      part of an overall SCA-wide championship.


      On May 26, 2009, at 9:32 PM, James Koch wrote:

      > James,
      > Perhaps we can do a similar shoot at Pennsic and another can take
      > place at Gulf Wars. The rules of the shoots could actually be quite
      > different. It would be like the Trifecta of SCA archery. A person
      > could resolve to shoot in all three. Of course the chances of
      > winning all three in a given year, the triple crown, would be nearly
      > zero, but it would be worth a try. An archer could figure his
      > relative rank by a simple percentile average.
      > What are the rules of the Estrella shoot, or does it change from
      > year to year?
      > Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
      >> At 11:01 PM 5/25/2009, you wrote:
      >> Already been done. At Estrella for some years, then the organizers
      >> got better and changed the name to Estrella War Champion.
      >> James
      >> On May 25, 2009, at 6:55 PM, James Koch wrote:
      >>> Gentlemen & Ladies,
      >>> For a number of years now we have been seeing discussions about new
      >>> shoot formats. Now we are also seeing discussions about new shoots
      >>> for this upcoming Pennsic. I have a rudimentary idea. Why not hold
      >>> a Champion Of The Known World shoot at this coming Pennsic. Any
      >>> archer can participate with one condition to be related later. There
      >>> will be two winners. One for hand bow and one for cross bow. Each
      >>> winner will be awarded a trophy of some sort. The sort of belt that
      >>> prize fighters wear would be cool. The condition would be that the
      >>> participants would all agree that if they won, they would attend and
      >>> host a similar shoot the following year at Estrella or Gulf Wars
      >>> where they would defend their title against all comers.
      >>> So let's discuss all the logistics and similar issues entailed.
      >>> Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
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