Some East Kingdom K&Q Champions Tourney Info
- I, Lord Tobyn, have gazed into the Palontir (look it up) of the cunning East
Kingdom Archery Champion Lord Urho - what follows is a list of the shoots
currently being hatched by his evil mind for the K&Q's Archery Tourney: He
will surely use some, all, maybe a few others not listed below - many will
not be used as well. He may always change his designs so be wary! Timed
Shoots may become Static Shoots! Ranges could be as far as 150 yards or as
close as several feet knowing his twisted mind! Bring dozens of arrows!
Watch your back! He is a tricksie one for sure!!
This year's King and Queen's Archery Tourney will be run by the Diabolical
Bjorn Urho of the Pines, the current Queen of the East's Archery Champion.
Held in Concordia of the Snows (on Saturday of the War of the Roses - rain or
shine!), the theme will be "Lord of the Rings" and will most likely consist
of 2 rounds of 5 (or so) shoots each. Depending upon the number of archers,
advancing from first to second round may be limited but the more archers the
greater the tournament!
Points for the 2 rounds will then carry over to determine finalists.
Finalists will number 8 to 16, depending upon the number of total archers in
the tourney. Finalists will enter a final round of 3 (or so) shoots with the
winner having the highest cumulative total FOR THE TOURNAMENT. Archers
desiring to shoot the first 2 rounds of the tournament but who are not
willing to assume the role and responsibilities of Queen and King's Champions
(1st and 2nd place respectively) for the upcoming year (attending courts,
running next years K&Q Tourney, etc) will NOT be allowed to shoot in the
final rounds. This tourney is, after all, to decide the Champions of the
Special Note: Archers may use both crossbow and handbow if they wish, BUT
they MUST carry both weapons AT ALL TIMES.
There will be NO traditional WAR shoots. (i.e. NO Clout at 100 yards but
there will be long range shoots, NO Slot at 30 yards but there might be
window type shoots, etc).
Current plans are for groups to be sent out at 10AM with new arrivals being
cut off by 11AM. BE PROMPT - "Mordor Time" is not "SCAdian Time"!! If
torrential rain or some other delay forces finals too late in the day, final
rounds MAY (although unlikely) be pushed to Sunday morning early.
Here is the evilness that currently swirls in his mind:
Long Range: probably 50 to 100 yards
Medium Range: 25 to 50 yards
Short Range: Less than 25 yards
Dragon - Smaug! Can you hit that missing Dragon scale… wayyyyy over
THERE!! Long distance, untimed.
Save the Dwarf from the spider web. - Shoot the stands before the spider
arrives for lunch... dinner... breakfast... second breakfast? Whatever!
Medium range, timed
Gandalf vs Saruman: Wizard battle it out. Saruman is stronger but Gandalf
has you to help. Shoot objects in the air. Medium Range, timed
Nazgûl on Weather Top. An untimed long distance shoot at a Ringwraith… or
two.. or more!!!.
Birds of Saruman: Group shoot, short range, timed.
Wargs: A war dog type of shoot. Medium Range, limited points, timed.
The Watcher in the Water: A tentacle grabs a hobbit. Save the hobbit by
shooting the beast. Medium range, timed.
Friends/foes: Shoot the meanies but not the good guys! Medium range, timed
Balrog: Shoot the demon - because you can!! Long range, Timed:
Saruman The White. Shoot the wizard in the window. Either short timed or
two shots. Medium Range
Orcs kidnap Merry & Pippin. Retreating w/friends. Untimed, assorted
ranges. Two shots at each station.
Rider of Rohan: Ride a horse and shoot orcs, orcs, and more orcs till they
all die!! (but don't hit the hobbits!) Unknown distances
Assault on Isengard: Clout shoot. Provide cover for your army to approach
to the Tower. Long range, long timed (LOTS OF ARROWS!) with short shots a
minus (considered you hit a friendly Ent).
Running Orcs: Shoot the Advancing Orcs… except they are faster than that
slow-moving advancing soldier you are used to! Multiple targets, timed
Mass Orc Shoot. - Trying to simulate shooting into an army Lots to shoot
at, lots to miss! Medium Range
Save Aragorn & Theoden: Shoot Orcs, not friends. Moving targets! Medium
Stop Pippen from being ensnared by the Palantír. Single shot - Don't hit
Pippin! Medium Range
Shelob in the Darkness: Shoot her eyes. Short range (real close).
Sam vs Orc w/Whip: Save Frodo from a whipping. Timed - Unknown Distance.
Stop Gollum from stealing the Ring. - One shot deal. Kill Gollum or shoot
the ring from his hands. Medium Range
Big Orc and Tracker - tracks Frodo and Sam in Mordor. Kill them before they
one: kill you. Two: sound the alarm. Timed, Medium range
Winged Nazgûl. Long distance. Assorted distances
Black Captain vs Eowyn: Typical friend/foe, medium range.
Crack of DOOM: Gollum steals the RING. Shoot Gollum without hitting Frodo.
Gollum will be a moving target. One shot does the trick but you have a
limited time to shoot him.
The RING is tossed in the Crack of Doom but lands on a ledge. You must shoot
it off. High to low shoot. Untimed, medium distance
As you can see, his ideas range from the difficult to the maniacal. Lord
Urho wants as many archers to come shoot as possible - this tournament is for
all to attend and enjoy (although admittedly the finals will be the best
archers alone). Bring your friends! Heck, bring your enemies as well! This
is a chance to not only shoot some difficult but fun shoots - it is also a
chance to see some of the finest archers in the Knowne Worlde.
Some Additional Insights: All Friendly hits will be minus. All Friendly
kills will be more minus! Tiebreakers may be decided by kills or perhaps by
lack of friendly damage.
Any suggestion for more evil shoots (or ways the make the shoot more evil),
email Lord Urho directly at: Urho.Alexis@...
Anyone wishing to furnish awards, trinkets, donations or prizes for archers
(best moment, highest score, worst score, most friendly kills, sharpest
dress, courtesy on the field, etc - you decide since it is your award), email
Lord Tobyn at: DragonsHeorth@...
Any annoying complaints, unconstructive criticisms, foolish questions about
things, time wasting details or other total minutia, email Ragnar Two-Axe at
Ragnar@... (particularly about the idea of crossbow shooters doing one
pushup in between each shot - two if they complain… Urho likes the inherent
evilness of that rule!)
And always remember: "Fly, You Fools!!"
Lord Tobyn Kembold, East Kingdom Archery Marshall
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