Records Officer Report – January

3 February 2020

Welcome to the January Report. The postal leagues are ongoing, with 18 Portsmouth and 14 Frostbite scores for January. Please continue to do so for the next two months. Scores from additional members, regardless of perceived skill level, are welcome, as the teams are not fixed. The best scores form the team each month and in the event of illness or other absence, even the newest of members could contribute.

The Grand Prix continues to be popular, with three rounds done and two to go. February (4th and 7th) will be a Vegas. This uses a special three-spot, triangular 40cm face. Each spot must be shot in order and targets must also be placed at the top and bottom of the boss, with half the round shot on each.

A separate report on the Grand Prix and Postal leagues was made on the website mid-January and another will be posted mid-February, once I have the postal results backs from DCAS.

I have entered 17 scores from the club in to the annual Archery GB January Challenge. I will publish the results in one of these reports (or the League report) when they are released. Hopefully, it won’t be as late as it was last year!

If you are unsure about anything, feel free speak to me in person, via or the club Facebook page.

Here’s what members achieved in January

Indoor Classifications

  • Stan Axworthy earned his ‘E’
  • Darren Bennion regained his ‘A’ for Compound
  • Terry Harris earned his ‘G’
  • Jenny Kerchey regained her ‘D’
  • Karen Ingram earned her ‘G’ for Longbow
  • Oliver Pruden earned his ‘F’
  • Jim Start regained his ‘F’ for Longbow
  • Nick Tripp earned his ‘E’

Tables with the required scores for classifications can be found here.

252 Scheme

  • Karen Ingram earned her 20 yards for Longbow, having previously earned it for Barebow
  • Gavin Lewarne earned his 50 yards

Details of the 252 scheme can be found here.

Club Records

  • Darren Bennion (Gentleman Recurve Master): Frostbite – 355, Worcester – 269
  • Pasty Cain (Gentleman Barebow Senior + Master): Worcester – 234
  • Jenny Hutchinson (Ladies Master Recurve): Portsmouth – 357
  • Karen Ingram (Ladies Senior+Master Longbow): Junior National – 234, Short Warwick – 102
  • Ricky Munt (Gentleman Barebow Senior): Short Junior Warwick – 350
  • Oliver Pruden (Gentleman Recurve U12): Bray 1 – 110
  • Alister Smith (Gentleman Longbow Senior): Worcester – 144
  • Linda Wright (Ladies Barebow Senior + Master):Junior Windsor – 844, Short National – 469, Short Windsor – 583, Worcester – 202

The most recent tables of club records can be found here.


Take a look at the DCAS events calendar and see if there are any competitions you fancy trying. Indoor season is a great opportunity to try a competition, as the distances are obviously a lot shorter. If in doubt, speak to the hosting club’s tournament organiser.

The club will be hosting the DCAS Indoor Championships in late February, so this is a great option to look at. Please note that we will also be after volunteers to help run the day and set up the hall the night before.

If you attend (or are planning to attend) a competition, please let me know (and add the round to your score card!). Also, let me know if you earn any badges (Roses, Stars, etc) or if you manage to attain the lofty ranks of Master Bowman and Grand Master Bowman.

Thus ends the Records Report for January. Please let me know if there are any errors, omissions, etc and I hope that you continue to provide me with material to put into these reports. If you don’t want to be mentioned in reports, please let me know.