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Harwell Campus

2022 Berkshire County Championships and Open Tournament

WRS and UKRS Metric Tournament

Registration closes 03 Jul, 23:59

2022 Berkshire County Championships and Open Tournament

Time & Location

17 Jul, 07:45

Harwell Campus, OX11 0RA

About the Event

Prospectus for the 2022 Berkshire Archery Association (BAA) Championships and Open Tournament. Sunday, July 17th @ Harlequin Bowmen, Harwell Campus, OX11 0RA. World Record Status: Double WA70, WA60, WA50 and Junior UKRS Metric rounds. Closing date for entries: Sunday, July 3rd, 2022

Lady Paramount: To be confirmed

Judges: Andy Turner (COJ), Graham Pink and Guy Perring (DOS)

Championship and Open WRS rounds

The Championship rounds for Berkshire archers are Double WRS 6 dozen rounds, 122cm face. Compounds will use an 80cm face: WA70, WA60, WA50, WA50

Recurve & Gents Longbow[1]

Junior Gent (u18), Ladies (u18) & Ladies Longbow 2

Compound, 80cm, 6 zone, 4 faces/boss. Barebow

Open WRS round[2] and non-championship rounds.

Double WA60, WRS round, 122cm face (Recurve).

Junior Championship and  Open UKRS rounds [3]

Double Metric 122:  Recurve rounds comprising of 6-dozen arrows using a 122cm face.

Metric 122-50 (u16 gents & u16 ladies), Metric 122-40 (u14 gents & u14 ladies), Metric 122-30 (u12 gents & u12 ladies)

Single rounds may be available subject to the number of entries and target spaces available after allocation of double rounds.

The age of Junior entrants is their age on the day of the tournament. All competitors under the age of 18 years old must be supervised by a parent, guardian, or another responsible adult at all times.

Club representatives may register their club for the afternoon team round over the lunch period. Teams of three archers from the same club will comprise three recurve archers, including at least one junior or female archer.

After the afternoon round six dozen arrows have been scored and verified, the club representative will select the best three scores and submit them as the team score. The team with the highest collective score will be the winning team.

Visitors from other counties are very welcome and may shoot any round. [4]

Only archers affiliated with Archery GB, or another World Archery member association are eligible to shoot; proof of membership will be requested on registration.

Registration will take place as each car arrives at the venue. All competitors are required to register. Please check your target allocation at the field.

An athlete's equipment inspections must be carried out before shooting at all World Archery status events.

There will be a qualified first aider and first aid kit at the tournament.

Event timings [5]

Morning rounds: Equipment inspection and registration from 07.45 Assembly 08:15

Practice 08.30 to 09.00 (3 ends)

Shooting 09.15 – 13.00

Afternoon rounds: Equipment inspection and registration from 13.00 Assembly 13.30

Practice 13.45 to 14.15 (3 ends)

Shooting 14.15-18.00

At the end of the morning session (approx. 13:00), lunch is for 45 minutes plus practice time for archers shooting in the afternoon session.

Four archers per boss for all rounds. Minimum spacing of bosses will be at 3.66M intervals (12.0 ft) [6]. Shooting will be timed ends of 6 arrows in 4 minutes in 2 details.

A Chronotir2 Timing System will be the timing system used at this event.

Double-entry scoring using primary score sheets. Runners-slips will be passed round at the archers' target so that each archer records one other archer's score who then has the chance to check the correct recording of their score before recording the next archer's score (The Red Ruth system).

Athletes competing in record status tournaments may be liable for drug testing. Parents/Guardians must sign the relevant box on the entry form giving their consent for under 18's to be drug tested if approached.

The venue is used for various other sports; hence all lost arrows MUST be accounted for. All lost arrows must be reported to a judge. The archer's responsibility is to locate any missed arrows before leaving the field at the end of the day.

Competitors are required to comply with Archery GB dress regulations. Any archer not complying with these regulations may not be permitted to shoot. (Archery GB Rules of Shooting Rule 307 for details).

The County will award trophies for Berkshire archers. Medals will be awarded for archers from Berkshire and visiting counties. All awards and medals are at the tournament organiser's discretion, subject to tournament entry terms & conditions.

For senior entries that are fewer than four, the minus one rule will apply where medals are to be awarded: one medal for two competitors, two medals for three competitors, and three medals for four or more competitors. Apart from the best gold and the team event, individuals will only be awarded one medal.

Refreshments in the form of hot food, hot and cold drinks, chocolate, crisps and cakes will be available throughout the day and archers and guests are encouraged to order hot food online before the day. Details for this will be sent out with the target list.

Anyone wishing to take photographs must advise the tournament organiser of this during registration.

Please Park in the designated parking area as directed. Do not park on the grass or obstruct any area. Disabled archers may use allocated spaces for parking.

Are situated in the nearby Cricket Pavilion.  Accessible toilets and baby changing facilities are available.

No camping or naked flames (fires) are allowed.

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No dogs (or other pets) are permitted on the premises or anywhere in the field areas. Guide dogs accepted.

Smokers, please smoke in the area well behind the tent line and dispose of cigarettes ends responsibly. Smoking includes E-cigarettes. Please see Archery GB smoking policy.

Please be aware that the Berkshire Archery Association, Southern Counties Archery Society, Harlequin Bowmen, and the venue owners do not accept any liability for any loss, damage or injury incurred at this event, howsoever caused. Entry to the tournament is taken as acceptance to these conditions.

Personal information supplied by you will only be used for this tournament and to inform you about it in future years. By submitting an entry, you confirm your agreement to this. No information will be disclosed to third parties, except as required by law.

[1] The Longbow is not recognised by World Archery.

[2] The recurve, double or single WA60 is open to all archers.

[3] Seniors may enter juniors rounds if space permits.

[4] Visitors may shoot the Championship rounds. Trophies are limited to BAA members (see trophies & medals for full details).

[5] Exact afternoon timings are dependent on the morning session's completion time but will not be before the stated times.

[6] Space between bosses may be different due to COVID-19 restrictions should these change in July.

Registration closes 03 Jul, 23:59

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