KOREAN ARCHERY TEAM TO TRAIN AT MAC
For those that haven't yet heard the news, Moorabbin Archery Club is proud to announce
that it will be hosting the South Korean Archery Team from March 1st - March 18th.
This is the 3rd time that they have used MAC facilities to train at.
The team will consist of 16 archers and around 9 coaches, managers & officials.
They will train daily and from March 14th - 18th will conduct trials to select their team
for the forthcoming World championships. The South Korean team won gold at the Beijing
Olympics in both the men's and ladies teams event, silver in the men's individual event & silver & bronze
in the ladies individual event. They are among the best archers in world and the opportunity to watch them train is
available if you wish to see them in action.
GROUND USAGE DURING KOREAN VISIT
The Korean team will be using the section the field closest to the clubrooms.
This will be Monday to Friday. There should be minimal inconvenience to members who wish to practise during
these times as the there are 18 targets on the far side of the field already on portable stands.
If shooting from a common line then distance from 10 - 70 metres will be available by moving the target butts.
This would potentially allow for 72 shooters.
There are 2 scheduled working bees coming up
1. Saturday March 5th commencing at 9.00 am
This to repair all our target faces and carry out target butt maintenance.
We would like all members to help out. The assistance Oz Bow adults including parents
would be most welcome in the morning to help repair target faces.
The target butt repairs will be carried after the Oz Bow program.
2. Saturday March 12th.commencing 11.00am
This working bee is to prepare the club and grounds for the State Short Range Championships
the following day - Sunday March 13th.
STATE SHORT RANGE CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAC will again be hosting the State Range Championships on Sunday March
13th. If you wish to shoot this event , please place your name on the entry form prior to
MAC requires your assistance to put on this event,
You can assist in the following ways,
Attend the working bees,
Volunteer to help run the event on the day,
We need people to look after the field eg move targets, replace faces, collect scores.
If you can help please see Bill, Lloyd or Norm
Help with lunches and afternoon tea.
MAC provides lunches and afternoon tea for up 150 archers and guests, If you can help with lunches
etc, please contact Julie.
Bring plate for afternoon tea. (as usual, with food on it)
We request all members to bring along some food for afternoon tea.
MAC provides the best spread in the land (reports are that others are catching up)
Please see Julie to let her know what your contribution will be.
The State Short Range Championships is the best attended shoot on the AV calendar and is largely due to
the dedicated volunteers who help run this event.
The Korean Archery team will not be participating but will be here to witness the event.
Oz Bow program will be restricted to 10 -15 metres on Sunday 13th. March
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