The annual club handicap competition was help on Friday 7th October, and a good representative of club members were able to attend making it an exciting competition evening.
Following the competition there was a small award ceremony which included a new award called the "Peter's Progress Prize" which John McCulloch informed us was in memory another of the club's founding members, Peter Jackman, who has sadly passed away in January. The Peter's Progress Prize will be awarded to the most improved novice of the year at the annual club handicap shoot.
The stage is set with bosses and new faces ready for the competition to begin.
The competition gets underway with several archers on the shooting line.
A couple of our oldest and youngest archers shoot side by side, proving age is no barrier in this sport.
The trophies and medals laid out ready for the presentations.
2011 overall competition winner: Karen.
Club Chairman Andy is delighted to present Karen with her trophy and medal for winning the overall competition.
Andy presents Jen with her well desvered second place plate and medal.
Joel shows age is no barrier by coming a wonderful third place in the competition.
Rebecca is presented with her trophy and medal for the best junior result.
Rebecca is a great ambassidor for the club and like several of the club's junior members, she represents us quite succsessfully at junior competitons around the country.
As one of the founders of the club, John was asked to announce the new Peter's Progress Prize in memory of Peter Jakeman who was another founder, but who had sadly passed away earlier in the year in January.
The award will be presented annually to the most improved novice of the year.
John then presents Ken with the new Peter's Progress Prize award and medal as the most improved novice in 2011.
Carol receives her Best Ladies Score award.
As in 2010, David shot the highest actual score of the competition (ignoring handicap) and receives his Best Gents Score trophy from Andy.
During the competition, a couple of surprise results were recorded, which were also presented at the awared ceremony:
Steve is delighted to receive his medal for the Best Gold in the third end.