British Blind Sport and The Worshipful Company of Bowyers National Archery Outdoor Championships
Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Sunday 15th September 2019
Entry forms will automatically be sent to current BBS archery members, if you are not a BBS member but wish to enter please contact the Tournament Secretary
Entry forms for non-residential competitors will be accepted up until 15th August 2019.
Tournament Organiser: 07766 744073 Tournament Secretary: 01792 812212
Accommodation is charged at £40.00 per person per day (BBS members only concessionary).
Payment method by Bank Transfer to:
Sort code: 40-27-06 Account No. 72417111 – Use reference “ACC10” and your name.
IMPORTANT: Lilleshall charge for cancellations, this is around £15.00 if you cancel within three months of the event. If you cancel within seven days of the event then Lilleshall will charge the full cost of your accommodation. All costs will be recouped from yourself, less any deposit paid. Let the Tournament Secretary know immediately if you need to cancel.
Be aware that accommodation can become limited at busy periods, so if you book late, rooms may not be available and you will be responsible for finding (and paying for) your own alternative accommodation.
Championship Round – WA VI 1440 – UK Record Status
Shot under AGB Rule 310 – Dress Regulation Rule 307 applies
Total of 12 dozen arrows at 30 meters using 10 zone scoring.
Session 1: 3 dozen on a 60cm face & 3 dozen on an 80cm face shot in ends of six in 4 minutes
Session 2: 3 dozen on an 80cm face & 3 dozen on a 122cm face shot in ends of six in 4 minutes
There will be a minimum of two ends of practice prior to the start.
This round qualifies for UK (AGB) and BBS-AS Records.
Awards will be given in Shooting Categories: VI, VI-2/3 and VI Open.
All archers will shoot in the Shooting Categories as defined in the “BBS-AS Shooting Category Definition Document”.
On the entry form you will be asked for your acuity sight classification and sighting method and placed in one of the four shooting categories by the Tournament Organiser. You are required to be compliant with all aspects of the relevant category including equipment and the wearing of blackouts as required.
Record Status tournaments are liable for drug testing so if selected for testing you must comply, a refusal will be treated as a positive result.
Valid BBS and Archery GB membership cards will be required at registration. A CVI form may also be required. The sight classification must be registered with BBS Head Office. Entry to the competition may be refused if you fail to show any of this information!
Archers and spotters
All archers with a B1 to B3 sight classification are required to have a Spotter when shooting.
Note: It is the archers’ responsibility to supply their own Spotter and ensure that their details and required information are included on the entry form when it is submitted.
AGB Rule 1102 b (vii) will apply to all archers using a Spotter (Safety issue):
“A VI archer using a spotter shall only approach the target when accompanied by his/her spotter.”
Please note Lilleshall’s smoking policy which must be followed:
Lilleshall’s smoking policy states no smoking on the sports pitches. Therefore the smoking area is restricted to the access road (road side of the fence).
This rule also applies to those using electronic cigarettes.
Your e-mail address is important, further information will be sent to you closer to the event date (i.e. target list). If you change your e-mail address at any time, please notify the BBS-AS Secretary (secretary@BBSArchery.org.uk) as soon as possible stating that you have entered the Championships to ensure that you receive target lists etc.
For those staying residential note that Lilleshall may require a deposit for room keys.
If applied this can either be paid in cash or by leaving your credit card details at reception, your deposit will be refunded on return of keys. Please make sure you either read or have explained to you the fire precautions in your room and note that all rooms are non-smoking.
Checking in times are from 13.30 on Friday and from 12.30 on Saturday and Sunday
If you are leaving on Sunday you must return your room keys by 12.30 Sunday afternoon.
If you are leaving on Monday you must return your room keys by 09.30 Monday morning.
Breakfast: 07.30 to 08.30.
Lunch: 12.30 in the Restaurant (both days).
Dinner: 18.30 to 20.00 Friday and 18.30 to 19.30 Saturday and Sunday.
Any pre-ordered packed lunches will be brought down to the Shooting Range.
Light refreshments will be available at the END of the tournament sessions.
Link to BBS archery section: https://bbsarchery.org.uk/