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Kent Archery Field 2018

After a successful year including 6 Club shoots, the Kent county Championships and the countries first Inter-County Team event.

Kent Archery Association venture into Field archery continues.

All events are hosted at the Gorewood, Petts Lane, Nr Southgreen Kent ME9 7RR, which is in close proximity of junction 5 of the M2 motorway.

Location: Grid Ref: TQ 8557 6069 • X/Y co-ords: 585573, 160690 • Lat/Long: 51.3151,0.66144507

This is an excellent venue which has a long history of holding events of National Championship standard.

At present these events are scheduled to be 12, 14 or 16 targets, using World Archery Field target faces Forester faces and National Animal. Distance will be marked/unmarked. Therefore some skill in distance judging will be required. This makes it ideal for both experienced and novice field archers to partake.

The membership fee for the 2018 KAF season will be £20.00, and is open to all KAA members. This can be paid by either cheque, or a direct bank transfer. Membership fees will be due by 22nd February 2018. A member of KAF will be entitled to shoot at the 6 KAF events detailed in the calendar below.

KAF members will also be entitled to a reduced entry fee for a seventh event, this being the KAA Field Championships.

As detailed in the previously circulated KAF Terms of Reference, members will be required to assist at some of these workday events. The work required will vary from clearing and maintaining the course, to measuring targets and preparing target faces.

The six events that the KAF have committed to providing in 2018 will also be open to KAA members that are not members of KAF. For these people there will be a shooting fee payable of £6.00 per person.

At present there will not be any shooting at the Gorewood venue outside of the events detailed in the 2018 schedule. This is owing to current access restrictions on the Gorewood venue. We now have a KAF committee, an excellent venue, and an event calendar for the 2018 season.


Geoff Barker

KAF Chairman

KAF EVENTS 2018

Saturday 24th workday 10:00am

KAF-1 Sunday 25th February National Animal 16T

Saturday 10th workday 10:00am

KAF-2 Sunday 11th March Club day WA 12Target n/um

Saturday 24th workday 10:00am

KAF-3 Sunday 25th March National Animal 32T

Saturday 7th workday 10:00am

KAF-4 Sunday 8th July Club day WA 24 Target n/um

Saturday 1st workday 10:00am

KAF-5 Sunday 2nd September Club shoot WA 24T

Kent Archery Association Field Championships

Saturday 6th October workday 10:00am

KAA-1 Sunday 7th October 24 target Unmarked/Marked

Saturday 10th workday 10:00am

KAF-6 Sunday 11th November Four shot Forester unmarked 14T

If you have any questions, please email the KAF chairman at:

KAF-chairman@archerykent.org.uk

If you would like a KAF Membership application form, please email:

KAF-secretary@archerykent.org.uk

KAF EVENTS 2017

The 2017 shooting schedule is detailed below:

January

Saturday 21st - Workday

Sunday 22nd - KAF 1 - National Animal l 16T

February

Sunday 5th - Sightmarks

Saturday 25th - Workday

Sunday 26th - KAF 2 - Club shoot 12T - Results

March

Saturday 18th - Workday

Sunday 19th - KAF 3 - National Animal 32T - Results

July

Saturday 1st - Workday

Sunday 2nd KAF 4 - Club shoot 24T

September

Saturday 2nd - Workday

Sunday 3rd - KAF 5 - Club shoot 24T

October

Kent Archery Association County Field Championships

October

Saturday 7th - Workday

Sunday 8th - 24 target Unmarked/Marked

TBC - Workday

TBC - KAF 6 - Club shoot 24T

Included in the schedule above are work party events. These are vital and are required to allow the shooting events to occur.

KAF 2016 EVENTS

The 2016 shooting schedule is detailed below:

31st January - Have a go session

27th February - Work Party Event
28th February - KAF Shoot number 1 - 12 targets

19th March - KAF Shoot number 2 - 12 target animal faces - RESULTS

30th April - Work Party
1st May - KAF Shoot number 3 - 24 target unmarked WA field - RESULTS

2nd July - Work Party
3rd July- KAF Shoot number 4 - 24 target animal faces - RESULTS

17th September - Work Party
18th September - KAF Shoot number 5 - 12 x 2 target WA field - RESULTS

9th October - KAA COUNTY FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS - Results

27th November - KAF Shoot number 6 - 12 target WA field - Results

Included in the schedule above are work party events. These are vital and are required to allow the shooting events to occur.

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