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Prizes for Better War through Archery

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  • Cleve Johnson
    Gladius (mka James Koch), the owner of Alchem Incorporated, has graciasly offered to donate two travelling prizes for Better War through Archery (February
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 10, 2013
    Gladius (mka James Koch), the owner of Alchem Incorporated, has graciasly offered to donate two travelling prizes for Better War through Archery (February 16-17, 2013).  During the morning's competition, The winner of the Hand Bow division and the winner of the Crossbow division will take home Popinjay prizes and hold them for six months.  After six months, the Popinjays will be returned to Gladius to be used in another competition of his choosing.  In addition, Gladius is providing hats to the two winners, which will belong to them.  There will be other prizes for Youth competition, Team competition, and various prizes away in a drawing during Court.  I have attached pictures of the two Popinjays.  One holds a bow and arrow (Hand Bow division) and the other holds a crossbow (Crossbow division).
     
    In addition to the individual competition, archers may participate in four-member teams to bring honor to your local groups.  If you do not have enough archers to make a team to represent your local group, there should be enough archers to make teams at the event. 
     
    Also, we will have a friendly competition between fencers and fighters in order to give an opportunity for them to compete on the archery field.  For those who participate in fencing and heavy fighting, you will have to choose which team you want to be part of.  The number of people on these two teams is irrelevent as each team's total score will be divided by the number of team members.  The prize for the winning team will be bragging rights to tell the Knowne World which group makes the better archers.
     
    Check out the full archery schedule at http://www.midrealm.org/sternfeld/bwta/.
    --
    Lord Eadric of Grenefelda
    Barony of Sternfeld Archery Captain
    Order of the Dragon's Barb, AoA
    Order of the Golden Tower, Award of the Nova, Yeoman
     Pandus planto populus mico.
    (Archers make people quiver.)
     
  • John Edgerton
    The popinjay awards are very attractive and in-period. Jon ________________________________ From: Cleve Johnson To:
    Message 2 of 4 , Jan 10, 2013
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      The popinjay awards are very attractive and in-period.

      Jon


      From: Cleve Johnson <eadric.of.grenfeld@...>
      To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com; MidrealmArchery@yahoogroups.com; sternfeld@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thu, January 10, 2013 5:17:34 PM
      Subject: [SCA-Archery] Prizes for Better War through Archery [2 Attachments]

       

      Gladius (mka James Koch), the owner of Alchem Incorporated, has graciasly offered to donate two travelling prizes for Better War through Archery (February 16-17, 2013).  During the morning's competition, The winner of the Hand Bow division and the winner of the Crossbow division will take home Popinjay prizes and hold them for six months.  After six months, the Popinjays will be returned to Gladius to be used in another competition of his choosing.  In addition, Gladius is providing hats to the two winners, which will belong to them.  There will be other prizes for Youth competition, Team competition, and various prizes away in a drawing during Court.  I have attached pictures of the two Popinjays.  One holds a bow and arrow (Hand Bow division) and the other holds a crossbow (Crossbow division).
       
      In addition to the individual competition, archers may participate in four-member teams to bring honor to your local groups.  If you do not have enough archers to make a team to represent your local group, there should be enough archers to make teams at the event. 
       
      Also, we will have a friendly competition between fencers and fighters in order to give an opportunity for them to compete on the archery field.  For those who participate in fencing and heavy fighting, you will have to choose which team you want to be part of.  The number of people on these two teams is irrelevent as each team's total score will be divided by the number of team members.  The prize for the winning team will be bragging rights to tell the Knowne World which group makes the better archers.
       
      Check out the full archery schedule at http://www.midrealm.org/sternfeld/bwta/.
      --
      Lord Eadric of Grenefelda
      Barony of Sternfeld Archery Captain
      Order of the Dragon's Barb, AoA
      Order of the Golden Tower, Award of the Nova, Yeoman
       Pandus planto populus mico.
      (Archers make people quiver.)
       
    • Dougal MacAlister
      Very cool Well done Gladius! Sent from my iPhone
      Message 3 of 4 , Jan 10, 2013
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        Very cool
        Well done Gladius!

        Sent from my iPhone

        On Jan 10, 2013, at 19:17, Cleve Johnson <eadric.of.grenfeld@...> wrote:

         

        Gladius (mka James Koch), the owner of Alchem Incorporated, has graciasly offered to donate two travelling prizes for Better War through Archery (February 16-17, 2013).  During the morning's competition, The winner of the Hand Bow division and the winner of the Crossbow division will take home Popinjay prizes and hold them for six months.  After six months, the Popinjays will be returned to Gladius to be used in another competition of his choosing.  In addition, Gladius is providing hats to the two winners, which will belong to them.  There will be other prizes for Youth competition, Team competition, and various prizes away in a drawing during Court.  I have attached pictures of the two Popinjays.  One holds a bow and arrow (Hand Bow division) and the other holds a crossbow (Crossbow division).
         
        In addition to the individual competition, archers may participate in four-member teams to bring honor to your local groups.  If you do not have enough archers to make a team to represent your local group, there should be enough archers to make teams at the event. 
         
        Also, we will have a friendly competition between fencers and fighters in order to give an opportunity for them to compete on the archery field.  For those who participate in fencing and heavy fighting, you will have to choose which team you want to be part of.  The number of people on these two teams is irrelevent as each team's total score will be divided by the number of team members.  The prize for the winning team will be bragging rights to tell the Knowne World which group makes the better archers.
         
        Check out the full archery schedule at http://www.midrealm.org/sternfeld/bwta/.
        --
        Lord Eadric of Grenefelda
        Barony of Sternfeld Archery Captain
        Order of the Dragon's Barb, AoA
        Order of the Golden Tower, Award of the Nova, Yeoman
         Pandus planto populus mico.
        (Archers make people quiver.)
         

      • James Koch
        Sir Jon Et Al, ... The prizes are actually copies of an original in Payne-Gallwey s book The Crossbow. They will go to the two winners of the largest archery
        Message 4 of 4 , Jan 11, 2013
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          Sir Jon Et Al,
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          The prizes are actually copies of an original in Payne-Gallwey's book The Crossbow.  They will go to the two winners of the largest archery competitions in the Midrealm.  Events spaced roughly 6 months apart.  Eventually these will be prizes for the new format Grand Archery Tournaments, once those are up and running.  These prizes are being sponsored at this time by Alchem Inc.  If this becomes established as a regular tradition, the prizes will be turned over to the Greenwood Company.  The popinjays are based on prizes awarded in Northern Europe to winners of the yearly schutzenfests.  The schutzenfests began in the middle ages and continue in many places today. 
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          Jim Koch "Gladius The Alchemist"
          >
          >
          > At 08:34 PM 1/10/2013, you wrote:
           

          The popinjay awards are very attractive and in-period.

          Jon


          From: Cleve Johnson <eadric.of.grenfeld@...>
          To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com; MidrealmArchery@yahoogroups.com; sternfeld@yahoogroups.com
          Sent: Thu, January 10, 2013 5:17:34 PM
          Subject: [SCA-Archery] Prizes for Better War through Archery [2 Attachments]

           

          Gladius (mka James Koch), the owner of Alchem Incorporated, has graciasly offered to donate two travelling prizes for Better War through Archery (February 16-17, 2013).  During the morning's competition, The winner of the Hand Bow division and the winner of the Crossbow division will take home Popinjay prizes and hold them for six months.  After six months, the Popinjays will be returned to Gladius to be used in another competition of his choosing.  In addition, Gladius is providing hats to the two winners, which will belong to them.  There will be other prizes for Youth competition, Team competition, and various prizes away in a drawing during Court.  I have attached pictures of the two Popinjays.  One holds a bow and arrow (Hand Bow division) and the other holds a crossbow (Crossbow division).
           
          In addition to the individual competition, archers may participate in four-member teams to bring honor to your local groups.  If you do not have enough archers to make a team to represent your local group, there should be enough archers to make teams at the event. 
           
          Also, we will have a friendly competition between fencers and fighters in order to give an opportunity for them to compete on the archery field.  For those who participate in fencing and heavy fighting, you will have to choose which team you want to be part of.  The number of people on these two teams is irrelevent as each team's total score will be divided by the number of team members.  The prize for the winning team will be bragging rights to tell the Knowne World which group makes the better archers.
           
          Check out the full archery schedule at http://www.midrealm.org/sternfeld/bwta/.
          --
          Lord Eadric of Grenefelda
          Barony of Sternfeld Archery Captain
          Order of the Dragon's Barb, AoA
          Order of the Golden Tower, Award of the Nova, Yeoman

           Pandus planto populus mico.
          (Archers make people quiver.)
           
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