Re: Gulf Wars Live Weapons, GET, and Heraldry
- 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