Newsletter of the Victoria Bowmen Archery Association
is here and the range is open (as always!).
Indoor club shoots are now over and will resume in October (stay tuned).
Be sure to read below about what has been happening with the club – and about
what is yet to come!
Saturday May 11th – 10am – Work Party at the Range
May 11th is Archery Day in Canada, which makes it a perfect day to
have a work party at the range to prep for summer. Jimmy has been busy repairing
some of the butts there – thank you Jimmy! – but much more work needs to be
done so please come out and give a hand to keep our range up and going!
2019 JOP Indoor Championships on April
7, 2019 a Success!
Congratulations to all of
our JOP members who attended the JOP indoor championships on April 7th. Every single one of our
participants shot excellently and finished on the podium.
214 – 1st place Barebow/Junior Bowman/Pre-cub/Male
469 – 1st place
1st place Barebow/Junior Archer/Pre-Cub/Male
458 – 1st place Recurve/Master Archer/Junior/Female
427 – 1st place Recurve/Expert Bowman/Cadet/Male
443 – 1st place
438 – 1st place Barebow/Champion
486 – 3rd place Recurve/Olympian 265-280/Junior/Male
An extra congratulations to
Meagan Webster who set a new BCAA record for her division with her score during
Monday night Drop-In shooting at Saanich
Commonwealth Place – last night May 6
The Monday night drop-in
shooting nights through Saanich Commonwealth Place will end with the last night
on Monday May 6th. The program will start up again through Saanich
Commonwealth Place in October – watch their program guide for start-up dates.
2019 BC Indoor Championships Easter long
weekend a Success!
2019 BC Indoor Championships hosted by our club on the Easter long weekend was
a great success! A huge thank you to all who came
and helped out – before, during and after the tournament. Events like that can only happen with
everyone pitching in – it was a tremendous effort! Thank you especially to Brad
Barclay for learning and then spending countless hours getting the i@nseo
scoring system working for us!!
to all Victoria Bowmen Members who participated in the 2019 BC Indoor
to the following medalists!
Woodcock – Recurve Cadet Women – Bronze
Fong – Recurve Senior Men – Gold
Lazar – Recurve Senior Men – Bronze
Tupper – Recurve Senior Women – Silver
Lange – Recurve Senior Women – Bronze
Xie – Recurve Pre-Cub Men – Silver
Ball – Recurve Cub Men – Gold
Shields – Barebow Junior Men – Gold
Linton – Barebow Master Men 70 – Silver
Perry – Barebow Master Men 70 – Bronze
Shukin – Compound Fixed Pins – Master Men 50 – Gold
Archers Anonymous – Saturdays at the Range 11am – 1pm(ish)
Haven’t shot for a while? A bit rusty after classes? Is that bow sitting
in your closet collecting dust and you need a little help getting it going? Or
if you are simply an archery addict and just can’t stay away, join Sergey and
the crew at the range on Saturdays from 11 – 1pm for a bit of archery
therapy. If there is a tournament, you are welcome to shoot after 12:30.
900/720 tournament – Outdoors at the Range – SATURDAY May 4,
IT’S on SATURDAY not the usual SUNDAY***
****TIME CHANGE and FEE CHANGE*****
Set up for the
shoot starts at 9:00 am – all club member shooters help set up.
Practice starts at 9:30am Scoring
begins at 10:30am. (maximum 45 minutes for practice)
There is a 10-15 minute break between distances.
Members are asked
to put away their butts etc if they leave early and those who shoot the events
are asked to help with take down when the shoot is complete.
To register or for
more information contact Sergey, Tournament Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fees are $10 for Victoria Bowmen club members – free for first-time tournament
attendees – $20 for guest competitors.