Re: Who is welcome on our Archery Range - Everyone!
- Outstanding!!! I've been doing Facebook too long, I was looking for the like button.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, Doug Copley <doug.copley@...> wrote:
> ALL Archers are welcome on our range. I have had people show up with all
> kinds of things, including Alatals! If someone shows up with a compound bow
> with a 3' stabilizer on it they will get to shoot it! I will encourage them
> to try one of the bows that would be counted towards one of our
> classifications but I will not require it. The only thing is that I will
> not allow them to score an official score that will be posted on the Royal
> Round page or the IKAC page while they are using their Compound bow.
> The discussion that we have been talking about is how to properly classify
> the different styles of equipment within the SCA. None of the discussions
> have been about eliminating types of bows or types of garb, or types of
> anything. It is only about how to classify what is being done.
> When I go to a local Native American Indian Archery Tournament and shoot
> with my Period Longbow - they classify me as Modern / Open!!!! Their Period
> Classification is for flat bows:-)
> So mostly this is about growing pains and how to make sure that we continue
> to grow and how do we encourage more Period Archery. Unfortunately none of
> us has THE answer. I believe that most of us are working towards the same
> goal of having more people shoot.
> For our Archery Champion Shoot that we just had in Ansteorra we had
> longbows, recurves, and crossbows all on the line at the same time. Some
> had fiberglass some did not, but it is an open shoot so anyone can shoot
> anything they want, except of course Compounds. Targets were from 16 yards
> to 100 yards:-)
> So please come out and join us and have fun, we laugh, joke, tease, and
> have a great time together doing this we love to do!
> Yours In Service to the Dream
> Vincenti da Murano
> Kingdom of Ansteorra