Re: [SCA-Archery] archery during events
- well I don't think problem is the right word. SCA tournaments and wars
*_ARE_* about heavy weapon fighting Arts, equestrian, fencing and
archery.,,, ect. are all add ons. It is like going to a dog show and
expecting them to run a cat show also. if they can it is great but don't
expect them to
Kirby Campbell wrote:
> So this is a problem throughout the SCA?
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> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2010 10:34 PM
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> Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] archery during events
> not going to happen. heavy weapons fighting is center to the SCA
> Archery, thrown weapons, fencing, equestrian are alway going to be
> second... third thought. the only thing you can do is make it more fun
> for those that don't do heavy that they want to come play in your sandbox.
> Damales O.L (horsemanship)
> Kirby wrote:
> > I wasnt to pose a question to everyone. There seems to be a growing
> > trend from autocrats when holding events in my kingdom of making Live
> > weapons and archery a very low consideration. It is upsetting because
> > the fighting groups always are given first thought when planning
> > tournaments for them during events but live weapons is becoming a
> > complete after thought. Anyone have suggestions where maybe this can
> > be reversed? I dont have much of a voice in my barony our kingdom only
> > being a baronial yeoman not yet marshalled, i am in training.
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- I feel that it's not about the external awards and tokens that you get, it's about the internal satisfaction. I happen to know someone who spent twenty years as an SCA member (that's right 20) before getting an AoA. He had served as a Baronial archery captain for several years, run a few shoots at other events, was an archery champion of at least one territory and autocratted at least one archery tournament. After all that, he still wasn't sure that he deserved the award. Obviously he was having fun doing all this and likely felt that that fun was enough reward.
Thus have I seen...
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Dan Scheid <damales@...> wrote:
> is really is not about what you do it is about who notices and who write
> the letters to the crown. I was in the SCA for over 10 years before I
> received my AoA, I change the way the kingdom looked at and did horses
> in that time. And when called into court I got a standing ovation .The
> queen's commit "was look around I don't think I need to say anything more"
> Damales Redbeard O.L.