This year’s British Barebow Championships are being hosted by an EMAS club. The British Barebow Championships are AGB’s only national competition specifically for barebows. The event is run across multiple venues and the winners are then the national champions, see the Details document.
The results are now available from the East Midlands Archery Society, Regional Senior & Junior Outdoor Championships, which took place on Sunday 16th June 2019, kindly hosted by Wellingborough OAC on behalf of NCAS.
Congratulations to the following county archers who are now regional champions:
Jennifer Beesley of Banbury Cross Archers – Ladies Longbow Shahram Montasser of Kettering Archers – Gents Recurve Lee Brackenbury of Kettering Archers – Gents Longbow Thomas Sims of Bicester Archers – Junior Gents Recurve Nyah West-Ley of Wellingborough – Junior Longbow James Halsall of Wellingborough – Junior Barebow
The awesome Derek Bett of Kettering Archers archers has broken his own Gents Barebow county record for the WA1440 round with a ridiculous score of 1106.
Once ratified this should also be a new EMAS regional and national record.
Derek also improved his county records for the 70m distance with 279, and 50m distance with 275. The new records were achieved at the UK record status, NCAS 1st Caswell Trophy Shoot on 5th May 2019, once again kindly hosted by Kettering Archers.
The entry form is available for this years East Midlands Archery Society, Regional Senior & Junior Outdoor Championships 2019, hosted by Wellingborough Open Archery Club.
Sunday 16th June 2019
Venue: Old Grammarians Memorial Sports Field, Sywell Road, Wellingborough NN8 6BS
Rounds: York, Hereford & Bristol I to V (Record Status)Long National and National (Non-Record status)
Sighters: 10:00 am (and 2:00pm for National Rounds)
This tournament will be added to the 2018/2019 Chris Mason Celebration League. It isn’t very often that a Northants club hosts an EMAS open target tournament. It would be great to see as many archers from the county attending the event as possible.