[SCA-Archery] IFAA vs. FITA, target faces
- In the UK, we still use FITA target Faces, both manfactured by Bjorn and by
Press, the Official NFAA and US FITA manufacturer.
So even if the scales were to tip drastically towards IFAA, there are still
huge demands for the FITA target faces from GNAS, BLBS, IFAF etc. to keep
the process going. There are basically only two faces that would change and
they are made by other suppliers.
I have looked into getting the period faces printed, through a target face
manufacturer, it is expensive, yet, through a conventional printer, it is
not too bad, for basically the same process.
Se�n the Archer
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- I have a plastic copy of the 60 cm period target(with extra lines to be used
as a Fita face, in B&W. It was ment to be used to print period faces. I
have never taken it to a printer to see what could be done.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lord Caedmon Wilson" <caedmon.wilson@...>
Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] IFAA vs. FITA
> If we could find someone who could print and provide the Period face
> target at a affordable price, I would have no problem with switching
> away from the 60cm FITA target. Oh, and in color. B&W and is no fun.
> Lord Caedmon Wilson
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- You would not need to convet the scores! Just set the rank/score and
everyone would have to shoot them. It would make some old heads dust the
bows off and give it a go. Some would not be able to get to the rank they
use to hold but ...if they wanted to practice hard enough.....but that is
what the ranking system was suposted to do in the first place.... get us out
> Indeed, rankings systems are a two edged sword. They are a burden toI agree with Carolus on this and have seen this happen localy and kingdom
> the officers, a pain to administer, and an artificial marker at
> best. However, I have seen great interest in rankings in beginning
> to high intermediate archers (their importance wanes with experience
> and skill) and this seems to make them a useful tool. It also gives
> a tangible point at which acknowledgement can be given an
> archer. And this reinforcement for accomplishment is something the
> SCA as a whole is very poor at.
wide. The high ranking archers only shoot a complete RR to confirm they are
still "in practice" or to find out if they need more.