[Ansteorra-archery] Third Quarter 2008 Royal Round Keeper Report
wyvillmike at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 8 14:30:02 PDT 2008
To attempt to glean arrows overshot at station 1 and the area for shooting at station 2 lay within the field of fire of the range we would have used for Royal Rounds.
EMAILING FOR THE GREATER GOODJoin me> Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 16:15:34 -0500> From: rwbordelon at gmail.com> To: ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> Subject: Re: [Ansteorra-archery] Third Quarter 2008 Royal Round Keeper Report> > The only way to encourage people to shoot Royal Rounds is to have them where> and when people are around. Many people in the SCA are dabblers. We each have> a primary interest and dabble a little here and a little there in> other activites and time> and opportunity allows.> > The archery at Gate's Edge Saturday was impressive. The numbers of participants> was fantastic! As a matter of fact the shear number of people> already particating> was part of the reason I didn't this time.> > I know that the seneca run does take time. I had the pleasure to> visit and watch> from the side lines. But for the most part it is not a spectator> event. I enjoyed> visiting the people waiting in line for their turn to do the run.> What I am curious> about is what prevented shooting a RR? It might have been something for the> people not doing the seneca run to do while they waited. You say that you were> equipped to run a RR but it didn't happen. Was it a lack of marshals?> > Just curious,> --Francois> > On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Mike Wyvill <wyvillmike at hotmail.com> wrote:> > I didn't say or mean to imply that it couldn't be done at all events. I said> > that it couldn't be done at ours since we have as part of our championship a> > Seneca Run. That is where archers shoot at a target until they hit it, and> > then advance to the next until at the end they shot at a IKCAC target using> > Combat equipment. Assuming an average of 6 minutes per run (times are> > recorded for placement) our 24 participants would take over 2 and 1/2 hours> > to complete this portion of the event. Many were novices and took far longer> > until it was necessary to institute an 8 minute time limit.> >> > Some events don't lend themselves to the shooting of a RR. Some can. We> > really wanted to have some RRs shot in the afternoon, but the numbers were> > against us. We were equipped to do so, but it wasn't meant to be.> >> > EdV> >> >> > EMAILING FOR THE GREATER GOOD> > Join me> >> > ________________________________> > Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 11:35:09 -0700> > From: jlspinks at sbcglobal.net> > To: ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> > Subject: Re: [Ansteorra-archery] Third Quarter 2008 Royal Round Keeper> > Report> >> > This is perhaps true but if you get the number on the line it can be done> > fairly quickly. We have done as high as 34 archers in 2 hours at Warlord as> > part of the Bowman's tourney. It generally takes about 30 minutes to shoot> > a Royal Round for a line of archers and you can usually get at least 2 and> > sometimes as high as 4 archers per target round.> > Jaque> > --- On Mon, 9/8/08, Mike Wyvill <wyvillmike at hotmail.com> wrote:> >> > From: Mike Wyvill <wyvillmike at hotmail.com>> > Subject: Re: [Ansteorra-archery] Third Quarter 2008 Royal Round Keeper> > Report> > To: "Archery within the Kingdom of Ansteorra"> > <ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org>> > Date: Monday, September 8, 2008, 12:39 PM> >> > The reason I have an average is that I shot an IKAC (and therefore had a RR> > extracted from that) at Bordermarch Baronial. Some events lend themselves to> > be able to do just as you suggest and I think personally that it's a great> > idea. However not all events can do this. Having just helped run the Gate's> > Edge event this weekend, we just had way too many people competing to make> > allowances for folks to shoot RRs.> >> > It's a great idea though.> >> > Lord Engenulf de Vienville> > Company of St. Sebastian> >> >> > EMAILING FOR THE GREATER GOOD> > Join me> >> >> Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 12:22:37 -0500> >> From: anovy at suddenlink.net> >> To: ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> >> Subject: Re: [Ansteorra-archery] Third Quarter 2008 Royal Round Keeper> >> Report> >>> >> I may have a different viewpoint than many on this list, but I think it> >> should be expressed.> >>> >> It is not a great concern of mine to increase my RR score. I am more> >> interested in having fun and using archery as a relaxing diversion from my> >> mundane life. As a result, I am not willing to drive 3 or 4 hours roundtrip,> >> even carpooling, to attend a special practice just so I can get an away> >> score. It takes two very valuable resources: my money and my time. I think> >> this recent push to have special practices has replaced holding Royal Round> >> shoots at events.> >>> >> When I was in the Outlands, at any event at which archery was held, there> >> was also an opportunity to shoot a Royal Round (also, sometimes events that> >> had no other archery scheduled would still hold a RR). Every effort was made> >> to hold one. This made it much easier for the casual archer to still> >> participate and track his or her scores, because if you're at the event> >> anyway, why not shoot a RR and get that away score? Heck, there was a time> >> when my RR score was made up of only away scores shot at events.> >>> >> I believe the Outlands policy was the correct way to go, which is why> >> since I started running archery at Mooneschadowe Guardian/Triumphe 3 years> >> ago, I have held a RR. I will be continuing this tradition this year, and> >> for as long as I run archery for that event.> >>> >> People can hold special practices if they wish. I am not saying they> >> should stop. What I am saying is that you might be surprised at how many> >> more archers start submitting scores if you give them the opportunity at> >> events to do so.> >>> >> Thanks,> >> Zorya Prazan> >> Mooneschadowe Archery Marshal> >>> >>> >> ---- Eadric Anstapa <eadric at scabrewer.com> wrote:> >> > Great. The whole point was/is to encourage people to attend some events> >> > and interact archers outside of their home practice. When the> >> > Ansteorran Royal Rounds were created it was noted that there were some> >> > really great archers that virtually never left their home range. Those> >> > really great archers are the ones that we almost want most to go out and> >> > and interact with other people because they are the ones that can> >> > inspire everyone to to better and the ones that can share and teach what> >> > it took for them to get as good as they are.> >> >> >> > The Northern branches have started travelling around to each others> >> > practices in a carpool and thats perfect. Perhaps the Steppes Marshals> >> > can coordinate with the Emerald Keep marshals to do something in Emerald> >> > Keep. It's and easy drive and two hours away, there is no site fee to> >> > pay for a practice, and if ya load as many folks as ya can into the most> >> > fuel efficient car that ya can then it's not a bad day trip. The> >> > Steppes archers then get an away score and they can share and get to> >> > know the Emerald Keep archers better.> >> >> >> > Regards,> >> >> >> > -EA> >> >> >>> >> _______________________________________________> >> Ansteorra-archery mailing list> >> Ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> >> http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/ansteorra-archery-ansteorra.org> >> > _______________________________________________> > Ansteorra-archery mailing list> > Ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> > http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/ansteorra-archery-ansteorra.org> >> > _______________________________________________> > Ansteorra-archery mailing list> > Ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> > http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/ansteorra-archery-ansteorra.org> >> >> _______________________________________________> Ansteorra-archery mailing list> Ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org> http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/ansteorra-archery-ansteorra.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Ansteorra-archery