Somerset County Archery Association

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Portsmouth Rules

  1. Five dozen arrows must be shot either indoors or outdoors at a distance of 20 yards on a 60cm face. Six sighters will be allowed before scoring commences.
    1. Recurve bows scoring 10, 9, 8, etc. Only tens count as golds.
    2. Compound bows scoring inner 10, 9, 8, etc. Only inner tens count as golds (As per normal indoor GNAS rules).
  2. A senior Club Team will consist of up to four archers, and may include any number of compound archers. A junior Club Team will consist of up to three archers, and may include any number of compound archers. More than one team can be entered per club if you have enough members, up to a maximum of four teams.
  3. There will be a senior and junior league, numbers permitting. All references below to a “Club Team” will refer to either senior or junior club team.
  4. A Club may shoot as many Portsmouth competitions per month as it wishes throughout the winter season, November to March.
  5. An individual archer may shoot multiple times during the month and submit their best score.
  6. Junior achers may be included in both junior and senior teams.
  7. An individual archer may shoot and enter scores for different bow types, but the rounds must be shot on different days.
  8. All members of the Club Team must shoot at the same venue. All members of the Club Team must be members of the Club, not visitors, and must be affiliated to Somerset. If an Archer is a member of more than one Club in the County, the archer can only shoot for one Club and cannot change midseason.
  9. Completed scores should be submitted from the web site using the relevant link from the Postal Comps page at http://www.somersetarchery.co.uk. Scores must be submitted no later than the tenth day of the next month. i.e. scores for November must be submitted no later than the 10th December.
  10. In the event of a tie of scores, the team with the most hits, then golds will gain the highest points.
  11. The trophy for the winning Team will be presented at the Somerset Inter-Club tournament in September of each year.

Last revised October 2016