Re: [SCA-Archery] extra-SCA shooting (was "New")
- I have been a life member of the NAA for many years and every time I join
my mundane compatriots they are amazed by the dedication and skill of the
SCA archers as a whole. We do tend to make a good impression.
In service to the dream,
Carolus von Eulenhorst
On Wed, 29 Nov 2000 21:28:55 -0500 Susan Kell <skell@...>
>Hi Tangwystl -________________________________________________________________
>It was a delight to meet Tanya at the Bay State Games & to shoot with
>Tangwystl at the Bay State Indoor. I look forward to being on the
>with either of you many times in the future. Keep up the good work!
>Hi all -
>We're very lucky in my area to have an active SCAdian who owns an
>shop & indoor range; he is also a VP on the National Archery
>the governing body for U.S. Olympic Archery. Duncan Stewart (mka
>Bellettini of Archery USA in Dedham MA) has instituted SCA-friendly
>divisions & permitted our garb in the dress code. This results in
>opportunities for us to play at this game we all love, and to practice
>tuning-out the distractions of being in "demo mode" when we are trying
>perform well. How can we spread such favorable circumstances to other
>parts of the country, or beyond? By joining those other
> Wouldn't you love to see a "traditional" division in Olympic archery?
>would. Won't happen unless *we* get involved and let those in charge
>there is interest... Did you know there's a traditional division at
>annual NAA Outdoor Nationals? They even hold a clout shoot for modern
>traditional longbow shooters! I hope to get there sometime in the
>couple of years.
>I urge you all to join the mundane organizations that promote our
>-- Mistress Ygraine of Kellswood
>(mka Susan Kell, who is member of the National Archery Association,
>State Archers, and the Women's Shooting Sports Foundation, and a life
>member of the National Rifle Association)
>On Monday, November 27, 2000 3:32 PM, Tanya Sanders
>> >As has been mentioned on this lst previously, there is a group
>> >SCA that competes annually in a Massachusettes state-wide
>> >it seems that our medieval friends have faired very well against
>> >"hot names" in the mundane world.
>> Greetings all,
>> I have just recently joined the SCA. For years I shot the
>> type of bow. I entered many competitions, including nationals,
>> passingly well, but something was missing. At one of those
>> state wide shoots (Bay State Games to be exact)as I stood there in
>> boring white shirt and navy blue pants, I looked down the line and
>> group of people dressed in medieval clothing shooting long bows and
>> crossbows. Right then I realized that is what I wanted to do. I
>> since gotten an English Long Bow and discovered the joy of shooting
>> older style. (snip)
>Thank you one and all for being there and welcoming me to your ranks.
>> Tangwystl de Gwendraeth
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