Re: [SCA-Archery] attendance question
- Here in the Barony of Aarnimetsa, in the Kingdom of Drachenwald, we don't
move archery events. Archery is a bonus to any event and we normally try not
to do 'archery events' but to go to event to 'do archery'. Works fine.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Cooley" <djcool@...>
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 00:07
Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] attendance question
> I reside with in the same Kingdom. Three times the kingdom has moved our
> event one or two weeks ether way. Now that they want a northern war in our
> lands we were told to move our archery event again this year so a local
> Barony can have the best weekend.. We have had the same weekend on the
> calendar for 5 years running and had to move three times now... Each time
> is a different excuse? And not listed until a month or two before.
> John-Paul Bowyer
> La Grande Tente
> Sherri D Bake wrote:
> > I belong to the Shire of Crystal Mynes in the Joplin, MO area. I
> > apologize for using this list to run an attendance possibility survey
> > it is the best medium for me to reach the greatest number of archers.
> > Our shire is having a dilemma. For the second, or maybe third, year in
> > row we are being asked to move our event to a "better" weekend. My main
> > goal, as group archery marshall, is to try to keep the best interest of
> > the area archers in mind. Fighters are easier to find than archers. I
> > have even been blessed by a storm fallen ash tree that has supplied our
> > shire with two very nice butts for thrown weapon competitions.
> > At this time, the weekend that we have on the calendar is the weekend of
> > September 8th (the weekend after Labor Day weekend). The only big event
> > that is scheduled for this weekend is Armageddon (which was not on the
> > calendar originally for this weekend.) We have been asked to move it to
> > the weekend that is across from Cattle Raids which I know a lot of the
> > kingdom archers attend. I need a show of "hands" (emails to Rheanna2@
> > juno.com) to see which weekend would be best for the archers. As I
> > fighters are easy to come by, archers are not and we are trying to have
> > an event to interest everyone, not just fighters. We are a growing
> > within the kingdom and we appreciate every aspect of the Society, not
> > just fighters.
> > I appreciate any feedback on this. Our next populace meeting is the
> > second Sunday of July. I would like to present my findings at this
> > meeting, if at all possible. Once again, thank you for your help.
> > Rhiannon of Crystal Mynes,
> > Group Archery Marshall
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