Alton & Four Marks Archers

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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Christmas Eve Fun Shoot

- by Katie Hughes

A damp and chilly fun shoot this morning.  Lovely to see so many brave, well wrapped and brightly decorated Archers shooting. Here are a couple of snaps taken before they came inside to warm up, refuel (delicious mince pies and mini chocolate logs) and reveal the worthy winners; Team Holly! Fab name for a festive group!! 

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Spring Beginners 2018

- by Katie Hughes

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Have-a-go 17/04/18

Enquiries to afmarcheryclub@gmail.com 

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Alton Open Tournament - 24th 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…

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AFMA in the Herald

- by Katie Hughes

Take a look at this week's Herald - we're famous! Well done AFMA! 

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40th Anniversary Commemorative Medals

- by Katie Hughes

Last year we celebrated 40 years of Alton & Four Marks Archers. To commemorate this occasion we had special medals produced for our Open Shoot. Everyone who entered the shoot and all our members were awarded this special medal. If you have yet to collect yours please ask a committee member to collect one for you from the container.

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Festiwell Success!

- by Katie Hughes

Another beautiful day for shooting and taking part in the EHDC Festiwell at Four Marks.

Huge thank you to all our very keen and dedicated volunteers who managed to wrestle with the gazebo, battle with the beating sun and show enthusiasm and interest in all things 'archery' during our have-a-go! We had over 100 takers for our '3 arrows for a pound'. As a result we have already had at least 5 follow up e-mail enquiries. 

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New Coach

- by Katie Hughes

Fantastic news! Ryan Selby has just qualified as a level 1 coach. Congratulations Ryan look forward to seeing you soon.

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