Summer League Rules

1. The round will be a Short Metric 1.

2. The round will be shot under G.N.A.S. rules.

3. Teams consist of 5 Archers for recurve, 2 for compound and 3 for Longbow.

4. Recurve matches may not be shot as a postal match. Compound and Longbow fixtures are postal matches and should be shot with the clubs recurve team wherever possible. If not they must be shot on a Club Target day.

5. It is the responsibility of Home team to organise the match and to offer their opponents a choice of two dates in the month when the match is due to be shot. Failure to accept either one of the dates will mean the away team will forfeit the match. The Home team must still shoot the round and send in their score to register a win. If the date has been arranged and the Home team is unable to shoot, then they will forfeit the match. The away team must shoot the match at their ground and send in the score to register the win.

6. The home team is detailed first in the fixture. It is their responsibility to submit the match result to the organiser.

7. Every effort should be made to arrange all matches by the end of April.

8. If a Club enters more than one team in the same league, the top scores are used to make the A team, the next form the B team etc.

9. Points are awarded to teams as follows:-

  • Win = 2 points
  • Draw = 1 point
  • Loss = 0 points
Hits, Golds, Tens, Nines etc are not taken into account.

10. Medals will be awarded to the winning team in each division.

  • Recurve Team 5 medals plus the JIM ATKINS Trophy
  • Compound Team 2 medals
  • Longbow Team 3 medals
  • In the Recurve Division there is an additional medal awarded to the archer obtaining the highest aggregate score for the season, but not from the winning team.

11. Results are to reach the Organiser by the 7th day of the month following the match. Failure to submit the result by this date will result in the match being awarded to the opponents provided they have sent in their scores in time.

12. Archers can only shoot for the Club that they have nominated through G.N.A.S.

13. The Hertfordshire Archery Association must be the Archer’s first named county.

14. If a Hertfordshire Archer changes clubs within the County after the start of the League Season they will not be able to compete for their new Club for the duration of the current season.

15. Only one score per Archer will be accepted in each discipline. An Archer may compete in more than one discipline.

16. The Organisers decision is final.