Alton & Four Marks Archers

Alton Open Tournament - 30th September

- by Catherine Fairlamb

The Shoot is open to all Recurve, Compound and Longbow Archers who have not yet attained 1st Class classification (Handicap greater than 45).

Archers of 1st Class classification or higher may shoot, but medals for these archers will be subject to the number of entries and not counted for trophies. They are also not eligible for the Parent & Child award, Husband & Wife Award or Team Award.

Venue: Four Marks Recreation Ground, Brislands Lane, Four Marks, GU34 5AF

The tournament will be shot under GNAS rules. All archers must be GNAS or FITA affiliated members.
GNAS Dress code will be adhered to at all times.

Target List will be available on the day and there will also be light refreshments available all day. 8th Alton Scouts will be …

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Alton Shield

- by Katie Hughes

The shield that is found on our website and paperwork has the following significance:

“A shield divided into four quarters containing the red rose of Hampshire, a stock of wheat and

two oast houses signifying Alton’s close agricultural associations and a crossed sword and battle axe

recalling a part of Alton’s history in the clash of arms in the neighbourhood of the Parish Church St Lawrence) in 1643 at the time of the Civic War”.

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Success at PAWs

- by Katie Hughes

Sounds like a fantastic day! 16 of our archers and 

we won the trophy - well done to all who shot.

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AC Delco Success

- by Katie Hughes

Well done to two of our juniors who both 

achieved gold in their categories.

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LINTMAN

- by Katie Hughes

Just a couple of lovely photos from the Lintman Shoot - love the warming up shots!

Please could one of you do a write up to publish on the website?

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INCREDIBLE MEDAL HAUL AT FLAG SHOOT!

- by Katie Hughes

News from Normandy (not France!)

Today A&FMA fielded an incredible team at the FLAG shoot. Everyone shot amazingly well and we achieved so much. 

Two team awards: 

Gold for Senior Windsor Team (John Mc Donagh, David Corser, Rich Ellis and Katie Hughes) 

Gold for Junior Team (Kerri and Lucy Parrett, Holly Linfield, Gracie Belmonte).

Special mentions  for:

Holly Linfield - gold recurve and JMB, 

Jenny Corser gold barebow, 

Phil Linfield gold recurve (thanks for shooting at such short notice), 

Catherine Fairlamb gold longbow ('stalwart of longbow and a role model to us all') 

Grace gold compound (incredible score) 

Katie Hughes gold recurve (and a PB), 

Kerri Parrett gold recurve (and her third 1st class score), 

Lucy Parrett gold barebow (has only be…

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Alton & Four Marks Winter Series Results 2018

- by Katie Hughes

Congratulations to all the archers who took part in this year's Winter Series. The results were announced this morning and medals presented. Huge thanks to Luca for helping organise the competitions and analysing the results. 

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Junior Success at Talisman Shoot

- by Katie Hughes

Congratulations all our junior archers who shot in the Talisman Competition today. "You were awesome and your attitude, behaviour and politeness were a credit to our club." Thank you, too, to the parents who brought them along.

The results will be published on the Talisman Bowmen website in due course and there will be more photos there too: http://talismanbowmen.com/

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CHILLY WILLY POSTPONED UNTIL 4th February

- by Catherine Fairlamb

Due to the poor weather which (depending on which forecast you read) is due to be cold and wet on Sunday, we have decided to postpone the Chilly Willy Shoot.For those who don't know, our Chilly Willy is a fairly new competition which raises money for charity which was started last year, shot outside on a Sunday in the depths of winter followed by eating chilli whilst we wait for the scores (hence the Chilly). Willy is the name of the shoot mascot.The format is a double frost bite, so 30 yards. Between the rounds there are hot drinks available to warm up. 

The shoot is a handicapped one, so there is a junior winner and a senior winner overall, plus junior and senior winners per round, so everyone has an equal chance to win.Th…
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AGM 13th February

- by Katie Hughes

Don't forget to come and support your club at the AGM on Tuesday 13th February from 7pm.

Please note there will be no shooting at Eggar's on this evening as it is half term.

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