Target Archery

Target archery is open to all ages. Loaner equipment is available for those who are new to archery. Please familiarize yourself with the East Kingdom Archery Policies Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. Parents of children under 7 should speak with a marshal.

All archers must report to a marshal for inspection of their bow and arrows/bolts before shooting and must follow the directions of the marshals while on the range. If loaner gear is needed, please ask a Marshal for assistance. Other portions of the range will be open during the Newcomer/Beginner session and Youth Competition if there are enough marshals available.

Marshals in Charge –
 John fitz Thomas, Harvey Wynegode, and Lorita de Siena

Archery range opens at 10am.


10:00 AM - Range Opens

10:00 AM - Newcomer/Beginner Archery Instruction
New to SCA archery or archery in general, but want to learn? Come to the archery range in the morning for a session dedicated to individualized instruction and practice.

4:00 PM - Range Closes


10:00 AM - Range Opens

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Youth Archery Competition
This year Roses has a competition for archers who are 17 years old or younger. Children 12 and younger need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Archers that are 13-17 and have archery ranking should not compete in this competition. The best archer will receive a special prize. Please arrive in time to start at 10:00.

4:00  PM - Range Closes

Dinting Dale (Populace Shoot): Leading up to the battle at Towton, Edward IV’s Yorkist forces advanced toward those of Lancaster. Arrows flew at Dinting Dale and again just before Towton. Will you shoot for York or Lancaster? The archery range features a variety of targets this year including Royal Rounds, all of which are part of the Archery War Points. Be sure to get a score sheet from the Marshals to declare your side and tally your hits.

Royal Rounds: For archers wishing to record/report RR scores RR score sheets are available from the Marshals.