[Ansteorra] Elfsea Defender

Daralynn Brittain elspeth013 at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 24 10:52:38 PDT 2011


In years past I have held fundraiser shoots in which I was shot at by
non-combat persons. As there was no risk of them being hit (far enough away
nothing would bounce back) it was considered to be target archery. The first
year was "Shoot at Will", the second was "Kill WIll: Vol 2".

Lemme tell you it went over very well, with dozens of people lining up to
shoot at me.

William Arwemakere

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Paul Thorne <paul.v.thorne at gmail.com>wrote:

> I guess I should have said "It used to be..."    ;)
>
>
> -JP
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 3:44 PM, B Scott Mills <b.scott.mills at gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > That's sorta a gray area  and how that has been viewed as changed
> depending
> > on who to Society EM is.
> >
> > The current ruling is that such fight the knight type of activities are
> not
> > considered combat and are OK and authorizations for the shooters are not
> > required.
> >
> > -EA
> >
> >
> > On 3/23/2011 2:43 PM, Chris Zakes wrote:
> >
> >> 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.)
> >>
> >>        -Tvar Moondragon
> >>
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