The Grand National Archery Society Handbook
- Does not talk in a loud voice
when others are shooting.
- Does not talk to another archer
who obviously prefers to be silent.
- Does not make any exclamation
on the shooting line which might startle another archer who is in the act
- Does not go behind the target
to retrieve his/her arrows before his scores have been recorded.
- Does not walk up and down the
shooting line comparing scores.
- Does not touch anyone else’s
equipment without permission.
- Does not leave litter.
- When calling scores, does so in
groups of three. For example, “7-7-5” pause “5-3-1”
- If he/she breaks another’s
arrow through carelessness, pays for it in cash on the spot.
- Thanks the Target Captain at
the end of the round for recording the scores.
Challenge Trophies are valuable and irreplaceable. The holder is responsible
for them while in his/her possession and for their return at the appropriate
time in a clean and fit condition for presentation, and with any engravings
not listed in the GNAS handbook, but are considered good practise among archers
within the BUTTS League.
thank the Field Captain at the end of a shoot.
- Do not
approach or leave the shooting line if an adjacent archer is at full draw
during a shot.
- If there is
only one other person left shooting on the line after you, remain on the line
until they have finished shooting, unless that have requested you not to do so.