Rounds and Classifications

The following Rounds & Classifications tables were originally supplied by Martin Ingram*. These are provided as a guide to help you assess your current classification and give insight into the various rounds that are available to shoot at club sessions.

To receive an accurate classifications and handicaps, remember to fill out your scorecard with all completed rounds and pass it to the Records Officer at least once per season (preferably more). The records officer will calculate your current classification & handicap and return your scorecard along with any awards you have achieved. *Last updated 2014 – Still accurate as of 2019

Distances

  • Metric round are shot at distances measured in metres
  • Imperial rounds are shot at distances measured in yards.

Indoors

  • The Worcester round should be shot with two dedicated Worcester (black/white) targets arranged vertically. Half of the round should be shot at each target. Ends are of five arrows, with five zone scoring and a four minute limit per end.
  • The Vegas round should be shot with two dedicated Vegas (triangular three-spot) targets arranged vertically. Half of the round should be shot at each target. Ends are of three arrows, with a reduced ten zone scoring (ten through six) and a two minute limit per end.
  • All other Indoor rounds should be shot in ends of three, with a two minute limit. Scoring is ten-zone.
  • The Bray 1, Bray 2, Portsmouth, WA18, WA25 and WA Combined rounds can be shot on the relevant full sized single face or on the equivalent three spot face. For the purpose of club records, these will be treated as separate rounds. The scores required for classifications, etc remain the same.
  • The Bray Combined is a club-only round. The component parts (Bray 1 + Bray 2) are recognised for classifications, etc but the Combined total is not. Both components and the Combined will be recognised for club records.

Outdoors

  • The Frostbite round (generally only shot for the winter postal league) in three dozen arrows, in ends of three with a two minute limit per end. Scoring is ten zone on an 80cm face at a distance of 30 metres.
  • All other outdoor rounds should be shot in ends of six, with a four minute limit. Scoring can be either five (Imperial rounds) or ten-zone (Metric rounds).

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*Last updated April 2014