Sat, 18 Feb


John Mason School

Indoor Friendly Shoot 2023

This indoor friendly shoot (non-record status) is suitably for archers of all abilities and ages, and particularly those who want to try a competition in a relaxed environment and for those new to archery

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Indoor Friendly Shoot 2023

Time & Location

18 Feb 2023, 09:30 – 19 Feb 2023, 16:00

John Mason School, Wootton Rd, Abingdon OX14 1JB, UK

About the Event

This is relaxed and friendly tournament for all archers, and an ideal introduction to competition for new archers

VENUE   Sports Hall , John Mason School, Wootton Road, Abingdon, Oxon, OX14 1JB 

ROUND   Portsmouth, 5 dozen arrows @ 20 yd on 60 cm face (vertical 3-spot face by request)

SESSIONS there are four individual sessions; archers are welcome to stay for the day and shoot a double round; we can accommodate 32 archers per session (4 per boss; 2 details)

  • Session A   Sat 19th Feb, assembly @ 9.30 am;  sighters after assembly
  • Session B   Sat  19th Feb; assembly @ 1.15 pm; sighters after assembly
  • Session C   Sun 20th Feb; assembly @ 9.30 am; sighters after assembly
  • Session D   Sun 20th Feb; assembly @ 1.15 pm:  sighters after assembly

CLOSING DATE  Friday 10th February 2023 or earlier if fully booked 

Entries after this date (or if already full) will depend on availability of space/cancellations (we will run a waiting list)

Fees £7 per session 

Payment by BACS preferred: account name: Harlequin Bowmen; account  number 00097432; sort code 30-93-93; please use reference ‘INDOOR SURNAME’ . Please e-mail the event organiser to confirm that payment has been made (


We will do our best to maintain a COVID-safe environment through the event. Note that under current Archery GB recommendations (from October 2021), all participants will be asked to wear a face covering  (unless exempt) other than when actively shooting. The venue will be well ventilated and hand sanitiser will be provided. Note that archers are likely to be within 2 m of each other on the shooting line. Please do not attend if you have any COVID symptoms or if you have had a positive test.


Hot drinks and snacks will be available throughout the weekend; there is a Tesco Express a few minutes' walk from the hall.

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