At a recent county committee meeting it was suggested that the rounds shot at the Northamptonshire County Outdoor Championships change from the current York, Hereford & Bristol rounds, to FITA & Metric rounds.
The main idea is to give the county another record status FITA & Metric tournament for the benefit of those looking for UK ranking scores. And it is also suggested that perhaps the imperial rounds are starting to become a bit dated and out of line with the majority of large UK tournaments which are now heavily metric based.
The county championship rounds have been York, Hereford & Bristol rounds for over 50 years. Currently, with the Caswell Series also, the county offers two record status FITA & Metric tournaments, and two record status & rose award York, Hereford & Bristol tournaments.
The potential proposals are:
1. Keep the county championships as York, Hereford & Bristol rounds.
2. Change the county championships from York, Hereford & Bristol rounds to FITA’s & Metric’s.
3. Keep the county championships as York, Hereford & Bristol rounds, but change the 2nd Caswell series tournament from York, Hereford & Bristol rounds to FITA’s & Metric’s.
The county committee would like to know the archers within the county think about this proposal. Please email the County Secretary with your views, ahead of the county AGM on Wednesday 7th November.