Re: [SCA-Archery] Great Western War
- To all archers that may be attending GWW. It would be a good idea to
post this information on your kingdom archery site and general
kingdom site as well. That way your archers will have some of the
information they need before they get to GWW. This is important
because of the requirement to be authorized in Caid to participate,
they may need to read the Caid Archers Handbook. See below for its
On Sep 8, 2009, at 1:37 PM, Jessica E Baas wrote:
> The following is the current target archery schedule for GWW. More
> information will be posted on the GWW website as it comes in. This
> should have been posted already, the webwrite has had it for more
> than a month now! Hopefully it will appear there soon!
> Wednesday - Range setup, no official activities scheduled
> - Level 1 Archery Instructors Course (see description below), there
> will be limited open shooting available during this time.
> Thursday Eve - Clout in the Dark (host TBD, may be moved to Friday)
> Friday AM - The Barony of Nordwache will host two novelty shoots,
> the Viking Ship and the Castle Wall
> Friday PM - The Barony of Gyldenholt will host novelties
> - GWW Archery Championship Tourney, open shooting may be available
> completion of the tournament, pending Range Marshal availability.
> Sunday AM - The Barony of Lyondemere will host novelties
> Level 1 Archery Instructors Course - This is a national
> certification course that trains coaches. Completing this 8 hour
> course will enable
> participants to coach in multiple forms of archery at the beginner
> level. This course has a class fee to cover certification and
> materials. This class requires pre-registration and instructor
> approval. Class limit (pending response from coaches, between 8 - 16).
> Participants should be Senior Range Marshals, Range Marshals or Range
> Marshals in Training actively pursuing their warrant. Check-in will
> begin at 8:00am and the class will go through 5:30pm with a one hour
> lunch break. Attendees should bring archery equipment. Please contact
> the archery steward for GWW (Christina) for more information or to
> enroll for the
> Clout in the Dark - Pending an official host, we will be having our
> night time clout
> shoot again! Starting at 30 minutes after sunset, the archers will
> to the field and launch "flaming" arrows (using glow sticks)
> towards at a target at approximately 120 yards. All are welcome to
> participate, you must be authorized ahead of time. Please bring
> flashlights, electric lanterns, etc. This is a very challenging (but
> very fun!) shoot and will require lots of walking over uneven, poorly
> lit ground to recover arrows. Please be prepared by wearing durable
> closed toe shoes.
> GWW Archery Championship Tourney - The Grand Master archers of Caid
> invite all archers to participate in
> the annual Championship Tourney (formerly the Grand Masters
> Tourney)! This
> is an endurance trial for all archers who wish to brave it. The GWW
> Archery Champions Tourney is a double elimination Royal Round format.
> Lists will be available during previous days and closing at 8:45
> Saturday morning. Challenges for the first round will begin
> promptly at 9am.
> Special Notice about Target Archery Authorizations - Caid has an
> authorization process for all archers in the Kingdom. You
> must be authorized in Caid in order to participate in tournaments.
> We will be offering single event authorizations for GWW
> specifically for our visitors from other Kingdoms. We are doing
> this to ensure that as many archers as possible will be
> able to participate in the festivities on the target range at GWW. If
> you are a visiting Range Marshal, please bring proof of warrant. We
> will be conducting authorizations on both Thursday and Friday, Range
> Marshal availability pending. No authorizations will be available
> to the tournament on Saturday. The most recent version of the
> Archers Handbook can be found here: http://marshal.sca-caid.org/
> The single event authorization will be similar to a reauthorization
> archers already authorized in Caid, three spoken questions, closed
> book, pertaining to safety and will include a practical element.
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It was awesome!
Thanks for the chance to expand our archery family. Surviving this heat made us stronger. Lol
We are having fun in Caid. It was fun shooting with so many new friends. The moving target was a blast. Ingenious, too.
I slept thru the coon fry that lit up the pavilion like it was noon. Charred and smoking, it fell from the night sky. I feel a song coming on... Nope. Just a yawn.
Caterina Fortuna and Dmitrii Luchnikov