[Ansteorra] Combat Archery Challenge
dontivar at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 12:43:18 PDT 2011
At 11:53 AM 3/23/2011, you wrote:
>The is no way you can do without the authorization. We have taken
>this to the Society level on a couple of occasions.
>When you are shooting at another live person it becomes
>"combat" and from the Marshals Handbook.
> *II.B.2.* /No person shall participate in Official Combat-Related
> Activities (including armored combat, period fencing, and combat
> archery) outside of formal training sessions unless they have been
> properly authorized under Society and Kingdom procedures. /
>So if it is a "tournament" or a "competition" it is almost
>impossible to call it a "formal training session".
>I agree with you that I would NOT want it to be part of a Baronies
>"Archery" Championship Tournament because it means that so many
>people that traditionally participate in target archery would have
>to be excluded. However, it does not have to be part of "archery"
>championship and can be a stand alone competition.
I'm curious about something. If it was a "target" shoot, but the
targets were fighters in full armor, just standing there, would the
shooters still have to be combat authorized? (We did this, along with
a boffer "fight the knight" game several years ago at Canterbury
Fair, a fundraiser for a local wildlife preserve.)
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