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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: Poll results for SCA-Archery

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  • John Edgerton
    That would be up to the creator of the competition. Jon ________________________________ From: Rusty McMillan To:
    Message 1 of 67 , Apr 1 11:48 AM
      That would be up to the creator of the competition. 


      From: Rusty McMillan <randal_of_camusfearna@...>
      To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Mon, April 1, 2013 11:43:26 AM
      Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: Poll results for SCA-Archery



      A question...in order to limit the potential for damage to arrows, facilitate arrow retrieval, and make target fabrication easier, could we just paint a 5 inch square of a contrasting color in the center of the 24 inch square target face?


      --- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "John R. Edgerton" <sirjon1@...> wrote:
      > To all of that voted in the poll for the "Blunts pass through". Did you believe that the competition required the use of blunt heads on the shafts or target points?
      > Jon
      > SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      > >
      > >The following SCA-Archery poll is now closed. Here are the
      > >final results:
      > >
      > >
      > >POLL QUESTION: Please choose one shoot for the Spring SSAC competition.
      > >Read the rules for the competitions on the SCA Scores site
      > >first before making your decision.
      > >
      > >- Blunts pass through, 8 votes, 42.11%
      > >- Bunts competition, 0 votes, 0.00%
      > >- Double Royal, 4 votes, 21.05%
      > >- Five-Pillars, 4 votes, 21.05%
      > >- Pop-in-jay, 3 votes, 15.79%
      > >- Beursault, 0 votes, 0.00%
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >For more information about this group, please visit
      > >http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SCA-Archery
      > >
      > >For help with Yahoo! Groups, please visit
      > >http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/groups/original/members/forms/general.html
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >

    • John Edgerton
      The run-off for the Winter Society Seasonal Archery Competition (SSAC) is complete. The winner is the ôLucky Targetö with 34 votes. The runner up was
      Message 67 of 67 , Nov 29, 2016

        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, 2017
        Scores 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:
        Sir Jon
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