Chair's Challenge Shield

This shield was donated by John Kennedy (Club Chair 2003-2004) and is shot for on the first weekend of December each year. The round shot is unique to the club and this competition from January 2007 it took the name Kennedy. The archer with the highest aggregate score wins the shield.

Full Rules

  1. The competition is open only to current student members of LSAC. Alumni members and guests may shoot at the discretion of the organiser, and are eligible for medals, but are not eligible to win the shield.
  2. There will be up to 7 categories in which prizes will be awarded:
    • Ladies Recurve
    • Gents Recurve
    • Compound
    • Barebow Recurve
    • Longbow
    • Novice Ladies Recurve
    • Novice Gents Recurve
  3. Medals will be awarded on the following criteria:
    • 1st only if 1 or 2 archers compete in a category
    • 1st & 2nd if 3 or 4 archers compete in a category
    • 1st, 2nd & 3rd if 5 or more archers compete in a category
  4. A novice is an archer who has not shot (except "have a go’s" /summer camps etc) before the September in which the academic year commences.
  5. The round to be shot shall be a 'Kennedy' as follows:
    • 2½ Dozen arrows at a black and white 16” face at 20y scoring 5,4,3,2,1
    • 2½ Dozen arrows at a 40cm face at 20y using 10 zone scoring
  6. The scores to be added together to find the winner. In the event of a tie, total golds (5s from the 16" face and 10s from the 40cm face) to be added together, followed by Golds + 9s. Compounds to score 10 for the inner 10 zone only on the 40cm face.
  7. One end of sighters to be allowed at the begining of the round only.
  8. A shield, to be kept by the club, will be awarded to the archer with the highest overall score for the round.

List of Winners

  • 2003 - Ian Pilkington
  • 2004 - Tom Bourne
  • 2005 - Owain Williams
  • 2006 - Jonathan Goodman
  • 2007 - Phil Glover
  • 2008 - Phil Glover
  • 2009 - James Langham
  • 2010 - Owain Williams
  • 2011 - Thomas Cram
  • 2012 - Thomas Cram
  • 2013 - Richard Anderson
  • 2014 - Harry Charlton
  • 2015 - Harry Charlton
  • 2016 - Harry Charlton
  • 2017 - Arthur Coveney

Results