Poll results for SCA-Archery
- The following SCA-Archery poll is now closed. Here are the
POLL QUESTION: Please choose one shoot for the Winter SSAC competition.
Read the rules for the competitions on the SCA Scores site first before making your decision.
CHOICES AND RESULTS
- Five-Pillars, 0 votes, 0.00%
- Roundel Sextet, 4 votes, 44.44%
- Beursault, 0 votes, 0.00%
- Popinjay, 3 votes, 33.33%
- Bunts Pass Through, 1 votes, 11.11%
- Bunts Competition, 0 votes, 0.00%
- Double Royal, 1 votes, 11.11%
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The run-off for the Winter Society Seasonal Archery Competition (SSAC) is complete. The winner is the “Lucky Target” with 34 votes. The runner up was “Matching” with 10 votes.
The rules may be seen on line at: https://scores-sca.org/public/scores_rules.php?R=25&Shoot=286
Rules for SSAC -Lucky Target
Shoot Begins: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Shoot Ends: Tuesday, February 28, 2017Scores must be Submitted: Within 30 days of being shot. And within seven days of the end of the shoot, Tuesday, March 8.
This competition seems to have begun in the Netherlands in the 1400’s. There is a period illustration showing part of a circular target where there are numerical values in arcs of the circle. In addition, there is mention of square targets with a series of smaller squares of different values.
Please read the SSAC General Rules, as these apply to all SSAC shoots. Below are the additional rules for this specific shoot.
The target face is 20 inches on a side and the small squares are 4 inches square. There are twenty-five squares in total. The target is placed with one corner pointing upward, as per the drawing below. The numbers are placed as shown in the drawing and should be large enough to be read at twenty yards. The lines should also be visible but no wider than 1/4 inch.A printable pdf has been kindly provided by Lord Cameron de Grey of Atlantia.
The Adult distance is 20 yards.
Youth division is 10 yards.
Running the Shoot:
The number of ends is two, each of six arrows.
The scoring is value of the box hit. Lines count as the higher score. A square may only be hit once for score. Repeated hits to the same square by the same archer to do not count for additional score in the end being shot. The archer may hit any or all of the same numbers in next end for score. The maximum score per end is 135, for a maximum total of 270 points. The score sheets should provide space for each Arrow's score (1-6) in each End (A, B) in a vertical column for ease in totaling. There should be a total for each end and a grand total.
Please record the scores for each End starting with the highest scoring arrow to the lowest, with zeros entered for repeats or misses for any remaining arrows.
A Scoresheet (PDF) is provided courtesy of HL Iurii Levchenich of An Tir.This shoot was suggested by: