Further to the submission of Covid-19 Protocols to the National Covid-19 Task Force, Archery Guyana secured the requisite approvals to commence shooting sessions. As such, Archery Guyana’s Indoor Championship Style competition is the new initiative launched by Archery Guyana that will be held each quarter of 2021 with the first competition starting in March.
Archers will be able to showcase their skills in this specially designed virtual competition that will be 18 metres Recurve style for males and females of all ages held indoor or outdoor. Each Archer is expected to shoot 60 arrows at 18 metres for the ranking round.
The Competition will feature an honour based scoring system and subject to observation by the Directors of Shooting or their nominees. The scores will be recorded on a digital template provided by Archery Guyana and must include the total number of 10s and 9s shot by each archer. A Whatsapp Group will be created for recording scores and sharing photos among members.
The Competition is designed to give Archers the opportunity to compete and enjoy the sport at selected venues that are vetted and approved by specially formed Competitions Committee of Archery Guyana.
The Competitions Committee will ensure that each venue conform to the national Covid-19 regulations as well as the necessary safety protocols for archery competitions. Archers will be able to select the dates and times for their shooting based on the availability of Judges. Ranking rounds begin on 22 March 2021.
The Board of Directors wishes to thank the National Covid-19 Task Force and the Competitions Committee for organising this event.