CLUB EVENTS

 

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Fun Shoot & BBQ

The clubs next event is the Fun Shoot on Saturday 19th August with sighters at 10.30am.All seniors and juniors are welcome to come along and take part.

The shoot will consist of target archery faces, complete with balloons, animal faces and the 3D targets.

Help setting the field up in the morning, starting from 9:00am, as well as during the day and afterwards would be appreciated.

There will be a BBQ lunch, which will be provided free of charge, so if you would like to join in, please put your name on the notice board as soon as possible so that we can get an idea of how many to cater for. Parents of juniors are also welcome to attend.

The fun shoot is a thank you from the club, to the members for all the help they have given over the year, so come along and join in the celebrations.

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Up Coming events for 2017

Thursday 3rd August

Committee Meeting & EGM - Subject: Sunday Shooting at 7.30pm - all welcome to attend.

Saturday 19th August

Fun Shoot & BBQ - all welcome to attend. 10am sighters. The day will including Target archery (including balloons, animal faces and 3D targets). The cost of the BBQ lunch will be £1.50 per person.

Thursday 7th September

Committee Meeting 7.30pm

Saturday 9th September

Junior Target Championships - 10am sighters. No shooting by senior members during that day.

Sunday 10th September

Senior Target Championships - 10am sighters. Full details - see poster in club house.

Thursday 5th October

Committee Meeting 7.30pm

Saturday 28th October

Spooky Shoot - all welcome

Sunday 29th October

Annual Longbow Shoot - see poster in club house for full details

Thursday 2nd November

Committee Meeting 7.30pm

Thursday 7th December

Committee Meeting 7.30pm

Tuesday 26th December

Setting up for the Rudolph Field Shoot from 11am

Wednesday 27th December

Rudolph Field Shoot 10am sighters

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Annual Olympic Challenge & H2H

This will take place this coming Sunday, 16th July, and will incorporate the Compound Challenge.

The round to be shot will be the WA 720 which comprises of 6 dozen arrows shot at 70 meters, shorter distances will be available for juniors & novices. Sighters will be at 10am.

The H2H will follow after lunch at 2pm. All senior and junior members are all welcome to attend.

If you have any questions please contact the tournaments officer Steve Mayer

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Waterloo Have-a-go

Important - Please note the change of date

The Waterloo Corporate Have A Go Day will be held on FRIDAY 28th JULY and NOT Friday 21st July as previously posted.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Volunteers will be needed for the 28th so if you are available and can help out, please put your name down on the whiteboard in the club house

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Tournaments and Events for July & August 2017

Thursday 6th July†††††††††† -††††††† Committee Meeting 7.30pm in the club house, all members are welcome to attend

 

Sunday 16th July†††††††††††† -††††††† Olympic Challenge + H2H including the Compound Championships (see poster in club house for full details)

 

Friday 21st July††††††††††††† -††††††† Waterloo Corporate Have A Go Day from 9:00am till 5:00pm. Volunteers are needed from 7:30am onwards to help with setting up. Please put your name down on the whiteboard if you can help (inside or outside). Breakfast & Lunch will be available for all volunteers. There will be no shooting allowed for members until after 6:00pm on this day.

 

Thursday 3rd August††††††† -††††††† Committee Meeting 7.30pm in the club house, all members are welcome to attend

 

Saturday 19th August†††††† -††††††† Fun Shoot + BBQ for Junior & Senior members. The Fun shoot will include having a go at the targets, including balloons, the animal faces and the 3D figures. BBQ lunch will be provided at a cost of £1.50 per person. Everyone is welcome.

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Mid-Summer Shoot

The Mid-Summer Shoot will take place at the club on the evening of Wednesday 21st June with sighters at 7:00pm prompt. The round to be shot will be a National (4 dozen arrows @ 60 yards and 2 dozen arrows at 50 yards). All members are both welcome as well as encouraged to come and take part in the shoot. Help will also be needed to set up the targets before the event, so if you can arrive early, please do. All members are also requested to help in putting away all the targets after the event.

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Annual Open Day & Have-a-go

The Annual Open & Have-a-go Day will be held on Sunday 25th June. The club will be open to the public from approximately 11:00am until 4:00pm, and as much help as possible will be needed on the day setting up the field (targets, nets, gazeeboís etc.), stringing bows, blowing up balloons, helping out in the kitchen with refreshments, as well as manning the shooting line, and all this will start from 8.30am onwards.

Posters and flyers for the event are available in the club house, and members are requested to help advertise the event by taking these and distributing and displaying them.

A digital copy of the poster can be downloaded by clicking here. Download.

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Club Clout Championships

These will be held on Sunday 4th June at Marple Hall School, Hilltop Drive, Stockport, Cheshire. SK6 6JZ. Sighters will be at 11:00am prompt and the rounds to be shot will be the WA and Metric Clouts. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. All members who won trophies last year are requested to either drop them off at the club on Saturday or bring them to the shoot on Sunday.

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Clout Practice Session

The Clubís Clout Practice session will be taking place at Marple Hall School, Hill Top Drive, Marple, Cheshire. SK6 6LB, next Sunday, 21st May.

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The School grounds has ample car parking space, excellent toilets facilities, but no catering facilities, so remember to bring any food and drinks you need for the day with you.

Sighters will be at 11:00am.

Members can arrive at the school from 10:00am onwards, to set up their equipment etc.

The distances for the practice session will be set out for both Imperial and Metric rounds.

Help will also be available, on the day, for anyone new to clout and needs instruction on what they should be doing.

Junior entry is free, but seniors will be charged £5 each, which will cover you for both the practice session and for the Club Clout Championships, which will also be held at Marple Hall School on Sunday 4th June.

 

The rounds to be shot at the Club Championships this year will be Metric Cloutís.

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Have-a-Go and Open day

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Handicap Shoot

The next Club Competition will be the Handicap Shoot, which will take palce on Sunday 7th May. It will be a Double Long Metric II, with morning sighters at 10.00am, and afternoon sighters at 2.00pm. Members can shoot either or both sessions. All members are welcome to attend, and knowing Steve Mayer (Tournament Officer), there will be medals galore to be won.

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Corporate Have A Go

The club will be hosting a Corporate Have-a-go on Friday 31st March. Any members who are available and able to help out, either inside with catering or outside with tutoring or setting up the field, can you please add your name to the list on the whiteboard in the club house.

Further information is available from either Paul Carney, who is in charge of outside arrangements, or Kay Simpson, who is in charge of inside arrangements.

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Maintenance Weekend

This is being held on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March. All members are requested to try and help out over the weekend, even if it is just for an hour or two, as there is plenty of essential work to be done, from clearing out and cleaning the club house, the target shed, the field, the carpark and various other tasks as per the maintenance list, which is displayed in the club house.

If you are unable to help on this particular weekend please see Terry, as you maybe able to do some tasks on another occasion.

Members are not allowed to shoot whilst maintenance is taking place.

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Colour Shoot

This will be held at the club this Sunday, 12th March. Sighters will be at 10am. Rounds to be shot are Westerns. All members, both Senior & Junior are welcome to come along and take part. This is a fun shoot and the first one to be held outdoors this season. Home-made soup and cakes will be available, free of charge, at lunch time.

The ground at the moment is very wet and uneven so care needs to be taken when setting up & moving the targets as well as when retrieving arrows that may have missed the boss.

Members are advised to wear footwear that is appropriate for these conditions.

Help will be required for setting up the targets prior to the start of the shoot, members are therefore requested to arrive at about 9am if they are able to help out.

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Indoor Championships

The Senior/Junior Indoor Championships will be taking place this Sunday 26th February at Longdendale High School, Spring Street, Hollingworth, Hyde. SK14 8LW.

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All members are welcome.

Would members please arrive in plenty of time to set up their equipment and get ready for starting at 10.30am.

Please bear in mind that all the equipment necessary to hold this shoot will be transported from the club that morning and set up in the sports hall. Andy Wardle is coordinating this. Please contact Andy if you are able to help in any way. Help will also be needed to take down all the equipment afterwards and return it all to the club.

If you have any trophies from previous years please return on the day and hand them to Steve Mayer the tournaments officer.

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Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held on Sunday 19th February in the club house starting at 1.30pm. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting. Every senior member is entitled to vote on any resolution that is proposed as well as voice any thoughts they might have regarding it.

The round to be shot at the club champs is one of the items that will be decided by popular vote and of course the officers for the committee will also be proposed and voted on.

Committee Positions

*       Chairman

*       Vice chairman

*       Secretary (senior club)

*       Secretary (junior club)

*       Treasurer

*       Records officer (senior)

*       Records officer (junior)

*       Tournament secretary

*       Equipment/maintenance officer

*       Communications & social officer

*       Senior representatives

*       Club captain

*       Child protection officers

*       Junior representative

 

If you would like to nominate yourself for any of these positions please email the club secretary at secretary@stalybridgearcheryclub.co.uk, with your application.

 

Remember, if you donít attend the meeting to express your point of view and vote, you donít have a leg to stand on when something is decided you donít like.

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COMMITTEE MEETING

The next committee meeting will be taking place in the club house on Thursday 2nd February starting at 7.30pm. All members are welcome to attend.

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POST CHRISTMAS PARTY

The club is holding a post-Christmas party on Sunday 12th February, starting at 4pm. If you would like to come along and enjoy the fun with other like-minded members please add your name to the list on the noticeboard in the club house. All members and their partners as well as junior members and their parents/guardians are welcome.

 

The party will be held at the Kwei Ping Chinese Restaurant, Norfolk Square, Glossop. There is plenty of parking (free on Sundays) in the Co-op car park on Norfolk Street or the car park on Edward Street, Glossop. Both within a few minutes walking distance of the restaurant. The restaurant is also just a few minutesí walk from Glossop train station as well.

 

 

The meal will consist of a banquet which will cost £12 per person.

 

Menu

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Starters

 

Prawn Crackers

Dim Sum Combination (Springs Rolls, Crispy Wun Tuns, Chicken Samosas, Prawn Meat on Toast, Seaweed)

 

Main Course

 

Sweet & Sour Combination

Roast Pork with Mixed Vegetables

Beef with Green Peppers in Black Bean Sauce

Chicken & Cashew Nuts

Fried Rice

 

Dessert

 

Ice Cream or Tea or Coffee

 

Special dietary requirements and Vegetarians can be catered for if you send an email to coms@stalybridgearcheryclub.co.uk stating your requirements.

English options are also available.

 

Full payment for the meal needs to be received by Kay Simpson no later than Saturday 11th February.

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COMMITTEE MEETING

The next committee meeting will be taking place in the club house on Thursday 5th January starting at 7.30pm. All members are welcome to attend.

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