Gulf Wars Live Weapons, GET, and Heraldry
- Greetings all,Please see the announcement below from THL Egil Haraldsson, Rangemaster for Live Weaponsat Gulf Wars XIX. If you have already seen this before, please note that there have been a fewupdates. Also, since we would like to have this information widely spread, please forward to anyKingdom group lists or archery-related groups lists that you feel would be appropriate.Thanks very much and hope to see many of you at the Live Weapons range at GW XIX.In Service,THL Aleyn Kynyd ap Rhys.....
- Bumped up, GW is getting close so get those two archer teams to gether and represent your Kingdom during the GET. If you have a team already please secure a Herald and get the SCA names of the Archers and the Herald to me as soon as possible.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Christopher LoPresto <aleyn1@...> wrote:
> Greetings all,
> Please see the announcement below from THL Egil Haraldsson,
> Rangemaster for Live Weapons
> at Gulf Wars XIX. If you have already seen this before, please note
> that there have been a few
> updates. Also, since we would like to have this information widely
> spread, please forward to any
> Kingdom group lists or archery-related groups lists that you feel
> would be appropriate.
> Thanks very much and hope to see many of you at the Live Weapons range
> at GW XIX.
> In Service,
> THL Aleyn Kynyd ap Rhys
> > Lords and Ladies,
> > We are excited about some of the events happening at Sherwood Range
> > during
> > Gulf Wars 19. We will have some new items and some returning. We
> > have changed
> > the Grand Exhibition Tourney (GET) so that we can raise the level of
> > the challenge.
> > Please pass this information on to any and all Kingdom Boards you
> > may be on. We
> > would like to see a large turnout for the GET. Also make sure you
> > let all of your new
> > archers know that this year they too will have a chance at making
> > the GET and will have
> > a chance to win the Gleann Abhann Prize Series (Fun Shoots)Grand
> > Prize on Friday.
> > We wish to get the newest archers invloved an make it exciting for the
> > experienced archers. We have some interesting shoots lined up.
> > As always the range could use the assistance of all Marshels. Even
> > if you can
> > only give an hour or two. Please visit the range and take the line
> > so that
> > others may get a rest or go and complete a class. The Range staff
> > thanks you in
> > advance for your time and efforts.
> > The Thrown Weapons will also have the Freya's Throw on Wednesday. It
> > is an all
> > Female Tourney but we can use the assistance of the Lords in
> > Marshalling the
> > range. If you have your warrent please assist as you can. The range
> > will also be
> > holding MIT Training each morning from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. If your
> > interested in
> > becoming a GA Marshal or want to learn the basics to take home
> > please visit the
> > range in the mornings.
> > Below is the information on the GET and the Prize Series. Please
> > pass this
> > information on to all the archery groups and Kingdom groups.
> > Thank you very much, we look forward to you visiting the range
> > during Gulf Wars.
> > Your in Service,
> > Sherwood Range Staff
> > THL Egil Haraldsson
> > MIC
> > Gulf Wars 19 (2010) Grand Exhibition Tournament
> > This year's Grand Exhibition Tournament will put Kingdom against
> > Kingdom and
> > Archer against Archer. Allies of Trimaris will shoot against Allies of
> > Ansteorra. Each Kingdom represented at Gulf Wars may put together a
> > two Archer
> > team to represent the Crown of that Kingdom. The team must consist
> > of at least
> > one acceptable standard SCA bow (Recurve, Reflex/Deflex or Longbow).
> > There will
> > be three rounds; the first will see allies against allies, the
> > second will have
> > individual Kingdom teams shooting against each other, and the final
> > round will
> > have individual archers shooting for Best Archer of the GET.
> > There will also be the Gleann Abhann Prize Series. The top Two
> > archers from
> > Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday's Fun Shoots will get a automatic
> > invite into the
> > GET (Should an archer win on more than one day the next archer will
> > advance).
> > There will also be two Wild Card Shooters drawn. This will allow our
> > Newest
> > Archers a chance to stand on the field with each Kingdoms best.
> > Teams will be
> > chosen by lot from those advancing from the Prize Series. What
> > better learning
> > experience for our future Prized Archers. So, archers, practice your
> > craft,
> > Kingdoms, select your Two-Archer Teams, and meet us on Hastings
> > Field, Thursday
> > at 3:00 pm or after the last battle is completed. We shall be
> > setting up by the
> > Fort.
> > ***(NOTE)*** Each Kingdom-selected, two-person team must consist of
> > either two archers
> > or one archer and one crossbowman/woman. No two-crossbow teams.
> > Each team should have a Field Herald to represent them. The herald
> > should find fun or
> > interesting ways to introduce the team they represent. There will be
> > a judging of the
> > Heralds by their Majesties (or their representatives). There will be
> > a scroll given at Great Court
> > for the Best Herald and for the Overall Winner of the GET. There
> > will also be a very nice prize for
> > the Overall winner of the GET given out at Great Court.
> > (Note) Those who win their way into the GET by winning the GA Prize
> > series or selected by lot as
> > one of the Wildcard Teams, should find suitable Heralds to introduce
> > them or may find such assistance
> > via a volunteer Herald from Heralds Point.
> > Gleann Abhann Prize Series (Fun Shoot)
> > The GA Fun shoots will be held at 4:00 pm each day, Monday, Tuesday,
> > Wednesday
> > and Friday. There will be two divisions, Standard SCA Bow (Recurve,
> > Reflex/Deflex and Longbows) and a Crossbow Division. The first three
> > days, 1st
> > and 2nd place winners from both divisions will put their name in a
> > hat and the
> > team will be drawn by lot. Should an archer win more than one day
> > the next
> > archer will advance to the GET. Everyone who shows up at the range and
> > participates in the Fun Shoots will have their name put into a Jar,
> > Bucket or
> > Box, whatever we have. Winners of each day's shoot will have their
> > name added
> > twice more to the jar and the 2nd and 3rd place winner will each
> > have their name
> > added once more. The Grand Prize will be drawn on Friday evening
> > after the last
> > shoot and all names have been put into the jar. This will allow the
> > newest
> > archer a chance to win the Grand Prize, which has normally been a
> > very nice
> > prize. So come down to the range at 4:00 pm and have fun shooting at
> > some very
> > interesting and challenging targets, meet some of the Known World's
> > finest
> > archers, and have a chance to win the Grand Prize on Friday