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Atkins Soup ShootBy Steve Harris

Frostbite

Chris sent out the call for members to shoot the frostbite round again, 36 arrows at 30 meters, and we had 13 members turn out for the first event in Feb. The compounders turned out in force with 4 archers, and they churned out some great scores, but Andrew Small with his barebow hit an astounding score of 308 to give them a run for their money. He also earned his 300 x 30m badge. We need a few more of the wooden stick brigade to come along. I was going to try with the wooden Slazenger 1960 bow that was given to me, but that exploded into 4 pieces after shooting 12 arrows. So, don’t forget to check your equipment.

Andy Gatland’s 6 golds at 30 yds, he also had a few 6 gold ends at 20 yds, which helped him to a great 408 score for a Warwick 30.

 

Social & Presentation Evening

We held a committee meeting at the start of Feb where we agreed to hold a social and presentation evening one Saturday in June (to be arranged), but it would be good to get an idea of numbers as there would be buffet food for a reasonable fee as well. This will be a good social occasion for us all to meet, along with partners and children other than on the field of combat. So, something to think about, the date looks to be 22nd so enter it into the diary. 

We also want to hold a Robin Hood Club, just for younger members for fun, shooting at different targets. Another for you to let Neil & Gaynor know about so it can be arranged. 

The taster and beginner courses will be starting in March/April, so if you have someone who would like to get on one of these get them to sign up before the sign goes outside the gate again and places get snapped up.

Carbon Arrows

In the past it was a rule that the club could not accept carbon arrows being shot on the school field. However, you should have seen the recent up-date email from Martin. There are members using this type of arrow especially with long and flat bows, although, they are using them at shorter distances. These cut down on the costs of buying arrows, so making them more affordable. If you are intending to buy carbon arrows, please check with Phil or Gordon as to the most appropriate arrows to buy and use at the club. These cannot be all carbon. Also, please let the field captain know on the day, and remember your arrows need to be named and numbered. This is also useful if you attend any competitions at other clubs, but you would need to check their criteria too. There’s a reasonably priced replacement for Easton carbon /alley arrows from Merlin Archery, their Alimax range.

Upcoming Taster Sessions


06 Jul 2024
01:15PM - 02:30PM
6TH JULY TASTER SESSION

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20 Jul 2024
01:15PM - 02:30PM
20TH JULY TASTER SESSION

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03 Aug 2024
01:15PM - 02:30PM
3RD AUGUST TASTER SESSION

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17 Aug 2024
01:15PM - 02:30PM
17TH AUGUST TASTER SESSION

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Upcoming Beginners Courses

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Club Sessions


Saturday 22 Jun
11:30AM - 02:00PM
22ND JUNE SCORED ROUND - WINDSORS/ALBIONS/3 DOZEN/PRACTICE

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Saturday 22 Jun
02:00PM - 04:00PM
22ND JUNE SATURDAY SESSION 2

RANGE CAPT NEEDED


Sunday 23 Jun
12:00PM - 02:00PM
23RD JUNE SUNDAY PRACTICE SESSION ONE

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Sunday 23 Jun
02:00PM - 04:00PM
23RD JUNE SUNDAY PRACTICE SESSION TWO

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Saturday 29 Jun
11:30AM - 04:00PM
29TH JUNE SCORED ROUND - AMERICAN/ST NICHOLAS/3 DOZEN/PRACTICE

RANGE CAPT NEEDED


Saturday 29 Jun
02:00PM - 04:00PM
29TH JUNE SATURDAY SESSION 2

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Sunday 30 Jun
12:00PM - 02:00PM
30TH JUNE SUNDAY PRACTICE SESSION ONE

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Sunday 30 Jun
02:00PM - 04:00PM
30TH JUNE SUNDAY PRACTICE SESSION TWO

RANGE CAPT NEEDED

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