[Ansteorra] Combat Archery Challenge
Jean Paul de Sens
jeanpauldesens at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 11:09:13 PDT 2011
I personally was thinking of running it more as a static combat archery
against targets than an active combat scenario.
Qui mieux fait, mieux vault.
On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Doug Copley <doug.copley at gmail.com> wrote:
> I like the contest and it looks like it would be fun to compete in!
> I do have a concern about it being used for a Baronial Championship. Since
> it requires that each participant be fully armored and authorized as a
> Combat Archer it would seem that it would limit the field of those that
> could compete significantly.
> At the Barony of Namron's Championship that is held at Beltane we have in
> the neighborhood of 38 to 40 (in the adult tourney) that compete for the
> title and with this restriction that number would drop to less than 15 that
> could compete.
> Is there a way to run it that does not require Combat Archery
> Have other baronies run it with this restriction and if so how did it
> affect the participation and the reception?
> On 3/22/2011 4:57 PM, B Scott Mills wrote:
>> One suggestion for format...
>> We have run this a couple of times including at the last Squires Cadets
>> & Arcarius event quite successfully. It's also the format used for years
>> in An Tir to select their Royal Protector.
>> To further entice people to these endeavors if the MiC contacts be at
>> the same time they contact His Excellency then I will provide the
>> makings for two dozen combat bolts to go along with his crossbow.
>> On 3/22/2011 4:33 PM, Jean Paul de Sens wrote:
>>> So, our armoured archers did awesome this year, but Trimaris will feel
>>> sting, and they will be back next year in greater numbers unless we do
>>> something about it. And I'm a "put my money where my mouth is" kind of
>>> so here's the deal.
>>> If at an event,
>>> a) the archery Marshal in Charge (MiC) will run a combat archery
>>> (rules totally up to the marshal in charge)
>>> b) let me know at least two weeks before hand
>>> I will provide a single combat crossbow to be given out as a prize.
>>> The MiC
>>> can give it to the top scorer, or the most promising newcomer, or
>>> they wish. I leave it up to the MiC.
>>> Comte Jean Paul de Sens
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