Indoor Club Tournament
Saturday 8th April 2017
Assembly (ready to shoot) at 13:45, Sighters at 14:00
This year we are shooting an outdoor round - Indoors!
How you may well ask? This is what we will be doing.
As you know when we shoot a round outdoors, targets are at different distances. Starting with the longest first and getting shorter as the round goes on. The target face therefore is at its smallest at the longer distances and bigger as it gets closer.
We can replicate that indoors by putting on different size faces all at the same distance. Small target faces first and then moving to bigger ones as the round progresses.
This is how it will work:
2 dozen arrows (shot in 3's) at 20yds on a 40cm face.
2 dozen arrows (shot in 3's) at 20yds on a 60cm face.
2 dozen arrows (shot in 3's) at 20yds on an 80cm face.
There will be breaks in between as target faces are changed just like outdoors when bosses are moved.
Everyone can reach 20yds and will be a great challenge on the smaller faces but it will become easier as the faces increase in size. Or will it???
It will be shot in a normal competition environment so will give those that have not experienced an indoor comp before a chance to get familiar with how they work.
The Hall is open at 1pm with assembly at 1.45pm. There will be one round of sighters at 2pm and shooting will start immediately afterwards.
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2017
Time : 8.15pm
Venue : Maidenhall Sports Centre (normal meeting room up stairs)
As per the constitution you can apply for any role within the committee. If you are thinking of standing for any of the committee positions, could I have your nominee and seconder on or before 16th February 2017.
Also, if anyone would like to raise an agenda item for discussion, could I have those on or before 9th February 2017.
Once the agenda has been established, this will be sent out soon after the 9th February together with last years minutes and supporting reports.
BLUE ARROWS CHRISTMAS PARTY
THURSDAY 15th DECEMBER 2016
VENUE – The Lodge, Wherstead (Suffolk Ski Centre)
Hot Food and Cold Buffet INCLUDED
£10 – ADULT
£5 – CHILD (Under 16)
For Tickets and more information:
Contact: John Goode (Rachel’s Dad) on any club night
TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY 1st DECEMBER
BLUE ARROWS ARCHERY CLUB
SUMMER TOURNAMENT AND BBQ
SUNDAY 7th AUGUST 2016
This year we have gone for a different format for the summer tournament.
There will be 3 Club Championship Rounds for which medals will be awarded.
There will also be 2 more rounds where the winners will receive a token award.
The rounds are also open to other bow type users.
As usual there will be a BBQ after the tournament.
Any queries please speak to Ade.
ALL rounds shot on a 122cm face and will be 5 zone scoring, 9,7,5,3,1.
ROUND 1 - CLUB COMPOUND CHAMPIONSHIP (Compound only)
Long Western 4 dozen arrows at 80 yds and 4 dozen at 60 yds
ROUND 2 - CLUB RECURVE CHAMPIONSHIP (Recurve Only)
Short Western 4 dozen arrows at 50 yds and 4 dozen at 40 yds
ROUND 3 - ALTERNATIVE ROUND
Junior Western 4 dozen arrows at 40 yds and 4 dozen at 30 yds
ROUND 4 - CLUB JUNIOR RECURVE CHAMPIONSHIP
Short Junior Western 4 dozen arrows at 30 yds and 4 dozen at 20 yds
ROUND 5 - BEGINNERS
This round is only for those who attended the May & June beginner courses and must be shot with a club recurve bow. 8 dozen arrows, all at 20 yds.
BBQ cost and entry details to be added shortly - watch this space!
Blue Arrows Indoor Tournament 2016
Date: Sunday 3rd April (time to be announced but it will be in the afternoon)
Venue: Maidenhall Sports Centre, Main Hall.
Portsmouth round - 60 arrows of 3 arrows per end.
This will not be a handicap competition.
Start times will be announced shortly
We are now be taking in entries for the competition and hope that many of you will want to compete in the prestigious event.
Could you therefore, in the first instance contact Ade or one of the committee know if you want to take part.
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