Field League 2018

Field League Competition, hosted by Wicklow Archers
Venue: Dargle Valley Field Course,
Tinnahinch,
Enniskerry,
Co. Wicklow
 
League Format: The league will take place over 9 competitions throughout the year.
Shooting Format: Each competition will consist of 16 targets, 8 marked and 8 unmarked
Dates and Times: Begins on from until and at the same times on Friday 2nd of January 1970, Saturday 3rd of January 1970, Sunday 4th of January 1970, Monday 5th of January 1970, Tuesday 6th of January 1970, Wednesday 7th of January 1970 and Thursday 8th of January 1970
The competition recurs irregularly throughout the year. Exact dates can be found on our calendar, linked below.
Dates and times may change. Please check our calendar and "Club Notices" on the home page for updates
Contact: Please use the contact form at the bottom of this page
Download Results: Remote File at www.dropbox.com

The League Format

In 2018 there will be 9 competitions held throughout the year.  The field shoot format is 8 marked and 8 unmarked targets, the 3D shoots will be shot on an unmarked course. The individual competition will be based on an archer’s top 4 field scores and top 3D score from the year.  You must submit a minimum of 5 scores in 3D or field to be eligible for a medal.

The Competition Format

Each competition will consist of 16 mixed targets. 8 targets will be marked and 8 unmarked. The 3D shoots will be 16 unmarked targets. The day’s competition should take about 4 hours.

We will have 4 pegs out at each competition. Red, Blue and Yellow pegs will be official distances.

Master Senior Junior Cadet Youth
Compound Red Red Red Blue White
Recurve Red Red Red Blue White
Barebow Blue Blue Blue Yellow White
Instinctive Blue Blue Blue Yellow White
Longbow Yellow Yellow Yellow Yellow White

Peg Distance Ranges

Red Blue Yellow White
Marked 10 – 60 5 – 50 5 – 40 5 – 30
Unmarked 10 – 55 5 – 45 5 – 35 5 – 25
Distances are in metres.

3D Pegs

Master   Senior   Junior Cadet Youth
Compound Red Red Red Blue Yellow
Recruve Red Red Red Blue Yellow
Barebow Blue Blue Blue Yellow Yellow
Instinctive Blue Blue Blue Yellow Yellow
Longbow Blue Blue Blue Yellow Yellow

 

Senior and junior beginner archers start on White peg.

Cadet and Youth beginner archers may advance in front of the white peg on longer shots.

When you score over 150 points you must move to the next peg until you reach your official peg.

When you score over 190 points you must move up two pegs until you reach your official peg.

When you score over 183 points in 3D you must move up to the next peg until you reach your official peg

Archers who shot last year will need to start on the same peg and can not move backwards at any stage. If an archer chooses to shoot a lower peg the score will not count towards their league score.

The bow classes will be: Compound, Recurve, Barebow, Instinctive and Longbow.

How to Get Involved

There will be shoots held regularly during the year, practice butts from 9.30, competition starts at 10.

The League dates for 2018 are as follows:

April 8th – Field
May 20 – 3D
June 17 – Field
July 22 – Field
August 12 – Field
Sept 9 – Field
Sept 23 – 3D
October 21 – Field
Nov 18 – Frostbite

Check the calendar for the next competition.

Official Competition rules can be found Here

The FITA guide to field archery can be found here

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