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Re: [SCA-Archery] GWW archery

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  • John edgerton
    So it may be possible that anyone showing up with a crossbow may not be able shoot. My crossbow bolts go through hay bales. O well, up to now, it looked like
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 8, 2008
      So it may be possible that anyone showing up with a crossbow may not
      be able shoot. My crossbow bolts go through hay bales.

      O well, up to now, it looked like I was going to have a great time
      shooting for three days.

      Thank you for the information.

      Sir Jon Fitz-Rauf, West

      On Oct 8, 2008, at 2:13 PM, Jessica E Baas wrote:

      > I have two deputies on GWW staff that handled all the details and
      > planning. Unfortunately, they're already on-site so they can't answer
      > questions. I'm not sure if they were brining in an extra backstop
      > for crossbows (since hay won't cut it). We don't have a lot of
      > crossbow competitors in Caid, largely in part because they are
      > illegal in a number of cities and are not allowed at a lot of the
      > ranges we hold events at most often. I cannot remember anyone
      > competing at GWW with a crossbow since I began attending (GWW IV,
      > this is XI), that doesn't mean it hasn't happened though! Just that
      > I can't remember.
      >
      > In Caid, crossbows are a separate division and compete separately
      > from handbows.
      >
      > Christina
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: John edgerton <sirjon1@...>
      > To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 1:36:01 PM
      > Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] GWW archery
      >
      > Thank you for the information.
      >
      > Are there any restrictions for crossbows in any of the competitions?
      >
      > Jon


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