Archery in & around Duns - Scottish Borders


Scottish Open 3d Championship

Posted by ArcheryDuns on August 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM


2 Day 3D Field Archery Competition. Consisting of a custom Scoring system on Both Courses. This Event is to be held over the 2 days of the Easter Weekend Bank Holiday 2015 at Mellerstain, TD3 6LG Kelso, Scottish Borders.


The Scoring will be the usual Border Reivers Scoring system. Which means that there will be as many pegs as their are Targets, and it will be 1 arrow per target, per peg. depending on the course, approx. 40 lanes per course, comprising of approx. 80 3d Targets per course. This will be open to compounds, Freestyle, Barebow, Trad And all the usual classes found in a 3D shoot.

Shooting Classifications are as follows.

  • Primitive: Any style of bows made from natural Materials Or Is covered by a Trad replica style (horsebow, Flightbow, EnglishLongbow) and free from aiming devises and stabilisers. (wooden fletched arrows)
  • AFB: Any modern Long bow where the string doesn't touch the limbs bar the limbs tips (nocks). (wooden Fletched arrows)
  • Hunting Tackle: Any Recurved bow free from aiming devises or stabilisers (Wooden fletched arrows)
  • Barebow Recurve: Any Recurved or Longbow free from aiming aids (non-wood or wood shafts, feather or Plastic fletch, stabilisers and button permitted)
  • Freestyle: Any Recurve bow with Sights and Stabilisers (arrow of any material and fletch of any material)
  • Traditional: Any traditional bow or AFB free from Aiming aids or stabilisers but who want to shoot Modern arrow materials OFF THE SHELF ONLY.
  • Compound U/L: This one is easy... compound with all the bits and bobs.
  • Compound Bowhunter: Pin sights and release aids with stabilisers
  • Compound Barebow: No sights, finger shot Stabilisers allowed.

Entry form can be downloaded from here:

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