Wallingford Castle Archers

Tournament prospectus

County of Oxfordshire Junior, Intermediate and Novice Indoors 2024, to be held on 23rd March 2024.

Rounds

Portsmouth

Event Format

Portsmouth rounds to be shot in accordance with Archery GB Rules of Shooting. Arrows will be shot in ends 3 arrows in 2 minutes. There will be four archers per target (two per face). If space permits, U12 archers will have one face per target. Full size 60cm faces will be used for all archers.

Judges

David Strong, Aislinn O'Connell, Ben Hastings, Terence Williams

Awards

Medals will be awarded to 1st-3rd in each category by gender and bowstyle. There are also trophies for the highest scoring male and female recurve junior, irrespective of age.

Tournament Organiser

Andrew Buchan & Marc Tamlyn

Dress

Archers are encouraged to dress according to the AGB Rules of Shooting, in particular club shirts are strongly encouraged!

Drug testing

Archers competing at record status tournaments may be liable to drug testing. Competitors who are approached to give samples must comply. Non-compliance will be treated as a positive result. Parents/Guardians must check the relevant box on the entry form giving consent for junior archers (under 18s) to be drug tested if approached.

Important information

Timing

There are three sessions, with assembly 9am, midday and 3pm. Each session should last around 2 and a half hours. Please aim to arrive around half an hour before shooting commences so you can be set up and registered ready to start on time. The round will be preceeded by two ends of sighters.

Venue

The shoot is in the main sports hall at Didcot Girls School. Park in the main car park off Manor Crescent. Head to the right of reception along the fence and follow the path round. When you pass some containers on the left, turn left and the entry to the hall is on the right, next to the bike parking.

Refreshments

There are no refreshments available.

Enter now

Entry is open to members of the County of Oxfordshire Archery Society and visitors. Entry is open only to the following categories:

Juniors - U16, U15, U14, U12 based on your year of birth.
Novices - 50+, Adult, U21 and U18 who started a beginners course from October 2022 onwards.
Intermediates - Adults who have never achieved a Bowman 3rd class classification (or old style 1st class), indoors or outdoors, in any bowstyle, and did not enter the main championship in November.

If the shoot does not fill, additional spaces may be offered to other archers from 2nd February onwards.

If you are having problems entering, please contact the Tournament Organiser.

Entry fee is £15. Entries must be received by 17th March 2024 at 23:59.

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