We had a total of 45 people, but they all went through 2 or 3 times, so the coaches were very busy. Plenty of interest for beginners courses - a couple of people already signed up came along too.
Thanks to Jo, Mark, Terry, Susie, Steve B, Mike H, Peter, Eric, Steve A, and other members that chatted to the budding archers. Thanks also to Sophie Meering from AGB for coming along and supporting us. Some of you missed the fun we had taking everything down when the rain started.
We had a (sealed) collection tin out for the air ambulance, so I can't give you a count, but there's certainly some money in there!
We had another great day at the Warren today - sunburnt in May, can't be too bad...we had 12 visitors and 9 club members come along today, shooting at 18 targets scattered around the Warren. I believe that only two arrows were lost the whole day long - one on the practice butts and one - well done Rob - on a 50m target in the woods. Rob now feels he is a "proper" field archer.
Five members shot at the Battle of Basing this weekend, and achieved some good results:
They shot a double round - a WA25 followed by a WA18.
Richard came 5th with a score of 1098
Chris came 36th with a score of 943
Matt came 44th with a score of 827
Jodie came 1st (U16 ladies) with a score of 991
David came 16th with a score of 168
Richard was also part of the Hampshire team, which came first overall, beating Surrey, Oxford, Essex, London and Berkshire who all fielded complete teams.
Richard also took part in the "Nerves of Steel" competition, where a ring of steel is placed on the target which becomes smaller and smaller after each round. This year, 7 people (including Richard) shared the title as they all hit the s...