Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: IKAC status?
> This would be a good point to redefine the IKAC by the society andI cannot disagree more. The "interkingdom" in the name is only a
> kingdom archery leadership into something that can used as a tool to
> push archery forward.
label, not a mandate. It was a privately-created shoot and should
stay that way. It has become a standard due to use, not mandate.
THL Caedmon Wilson
Oaken Region Youth Combat Marshal
Leather Armor at Blacktower Enterprises
>I would propose another potential 'reason' for the dropoff. For I know it
> The past couple of seasons the number of people shooting IKACs seems to
> have declined. My take is that this is due to the scores not being
> posted in a timely manner and the trend moving towards novelty shoots.
There is too much regular fun archery in my area, to worry about shooting
IKAC's. Really, that about sums it up. Back when I used to shoot IKAC's
and Winter Challenges really regularly ... well, there were only 3 events a
year locally that even had archery. So you did whatever you could at
Now, there is an event every weekend with archery. So at practices we tend
to just shoot a few royals to 'stay in shape' and then call it a day.
(I might also bring up the standard 'Society is getting older, having kids,
and having less time to do stuff' card as well)
Siegfried Sebastian Faust - http://crossbows.biz/
Barony of Highland Foorde - Kingdom of Atlantia
Society Combat Archery Marshal
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