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I.l.A.A. Flight Championship


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THE International Longbow Archers Association FLIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - a benchmark event !

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THE International MARY ROSE Warbow Trophy - the complete all-round test for heavy bows


These events are overseen by an independent Scrutineer

The I.L.A.A. Flight Championship and part 2 of the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy

July 2011; registration closes 16.00 hrs, first arrows 16.30 hrs

Open to all bow weights and all arrows. The I.L.A.A. Flight Championship will be shot in two ends of three arrows each. All participating bows will be weighed at 18" and by the participant at their full draw-length. The first three scoring arrows will be inspected as well as measured. Other arrows will be measured for distance.

Two bows may be used.

The I.L.A.A. Flight Championship is for I.L.A.A. Medals. These will be awarded at the end of the Shoot the following day.

For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 2. The Mary Rose Warbow Trophy - the King's Target Shoot, note Saturday morning registration << part 1 of the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy, open to all bow weights and all arrows.

July 2011; registration closes 11.15 hrs, first arrows 11.30 hrs

The King's Target stands at 220 yards and is scored within 22". If there is no score the target is brought back in 20 yard increments. The scoring area is then reduced by 2" increments, until it stands at 40 yards for 4". The King's Target is shot in ends of three arrows. The first scored hit wins. For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 1 <<.

The Standard Arrow, part 3 of the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy

Open to all bow weights. All participating bows will be weighed at 18" and by the participant at their full draw-length. The Standard Arrow will be shot in two ends of two arrows each.

Arrows: parallel shaft or bobtailed (to 11/32"); 800 grain; 31.5 " long; 3/8" thick; fletch 6" long; 3/4" high. The first three scoring arrows will be inspected as well as measured. Other arrows will be measured for distance.

Two bows may be used. Certificates will be awarded at the end of the shoot at the Marks the following day. For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 3.

The Military Arrow, part 4 of the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy

Open to bow all weights. All participating bows will be weighed at 18" and by the participant at their full draw-length. The Military Arrow will be shot in two ends of two arrows each.

Arrows: parallel shaft or bobtailed (to 3/8"); 1200 grain; 31.5 " long; 1/2" thick; fletch min 7.25", max 8.5" long; 3/4" high.

The first three scoring arrows will be inspected as well as measured. Other arrows will be measured for distance.

Two bows may be used.

Certificates will be awarded at the end of the shoot at the Marks the following day.

For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 4.

The next day Sunday, International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy registration closes 10.15 hrs, first arrows 10.30 hrs

The Shoot at the Marks, part 5 of the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy

Open to all bow weights and all arrows.

Those competing in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition are be separately scored from the general shoot. They will however also be eligible for the normal prizes for Shooting at the Marks.

For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 5.

The Speed Shoot, part 6 of the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy

Open to all bow weights and all arrows.

Those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition will be separately scored from the general shoot. They will however also be eligible for the normal prizes for Shooting at Speed.

For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 6.

The Shot in the Cloth of Gold; the distance shot in four volleys, part 7.

Open to all bow weights and all arrows.

Those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition will be separately scored from the general shoot. They will however also be eligible for the normal prizes for Shooting in the Cloth of Gold.

For those in the International Mary Rose Warbow Trophy competition, this is part 7 (and the final part).

The winner of this series of competitions will have passed the true test of the Medieval Array Master: selecting the full range of skills with the Warbow, for victory in an all-round battle scenario.

All data on bow weight, length, wood type, section and distance shot per arrow category will be independently witnessed and be submitted; to the International Longbow Archers Association and to the Mary Rose Trust.

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Grateful acknowledgement to the Magdelene College Cambridge for the photograph of the manuscript of the Mary Rose