Crystal Palace Bowmen

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2019/2020 Fixtures and Results

Recurve Portsmouth A - Division 8 (1662)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovInverness Field AC1570Yulia 587, Phil 573, Lewis 565172531
DecWymondham Archers1680Yulia 584, Lewis 559, Linda 55817013
JanBowmen of Rutland AYulia 573, Lewis 569, Phil 557169931
FebLeek AC1671Lewis 569, Dave 544, Roger 53216451
MarOakfield Archers A1653Yulia 587, Lewis 574, Phil 562172331

Adjustment Threshold 1782.

Highest score
Nov Lady: Y LARKINS Crystal Palace A 587
Dec Lady: Y LARKINS Crystal Palace A 584
Jan Lady: Y LARKINS Crystal Palace A 573
Mar Lady: Y LARKINS Crystal Palace A 587

Recurve Portsmouth B - Division 25 (1572)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovGuildford AC B1550Dave 558, Linda 551, Roger 534164331
DecHampshire Scount AC1598Dave 554, Phil 553, Mike 52616333
JanSutton Coldfield AC B1578Linda 545, Dave 535, Mike 505158532
FebBebington Archers B1637Linda 518, Mike 512, Mel 50415341
MarRyston Heath AC B1569Linda 548, Mike 518, Mel 478154413

Adjustment Threshold 1692.

Highest score
Nov Lady:MRS L RICHART Crystal Palace B  551
     Man:MR D MOONEY   Crystal Palace B  558
Dec  Man:MR D MOONEY   Crystal Palace B  554 

Recurve Portsmouth C - Division 40 (1487)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovSutton Coldfield AC C1525Mike 510, Mel 480, Mark 477146715
DecPeacock Archers P D1567Mel 511, Roger 504, Mark 49615111
JanAyr Archery Club B1530Dan 505, Mark 488, Mel 486147916
FebKirby Muxloe AC P C1464Mark 4574571
MarSpinners Mill Archers BMark 462, Denise 4419036

Adjustment Threshold 1607.

Highest score
Mar Lady:MS D YAU Crystal Palace B  441

Recurve Frostbite A - Division 3 (946)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovBowmen of Guernsey A957Lewis 320, Linda 312, Roger 30894015
DecRedhill Archers F A869Lewis 316, Dave 316, Simone 3139453
JanWarlingham AC A915Lewis 334, Simone 314, Linda 31095832
FebBulwell Foresters AC918Lewis 331, Linda 310, Mike 2789193
MarMole Valley Bowmen958Dave 324, Lewis 323, Linda 31295931

Adjustment Threshold 1036.

Highest score
Feb  Man:MR L BROWN   Crystal Palace A  331

Recurve Frostbite B - Division 12 (884)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovSupermarine Bowmen B904Mark 307, Simone 305, Dave 30191332
DecABBA A919Linda 306, Mike 275, Chris 2718521
JanWorthing AC A892Roger 302, Mark 301, Dave 30190433
FebLichfield Archers B844Mark 266, Mel 2495151
MarReigate Priory Bowmen A939Mark 306, Mike 276, Jonathan 27285415

Adjustment Threshold 974.

Highest score
Dec Lady:MRS L RICHART Crystal Palace B  306

Compound Frostbite - Division 5 (990)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovBowmen of Minchinhampton1024Terry 352, Stelvio 338, Isabella 323101314
DecHinxworth Archery Club1050Terry 347, Stelvio 336, Isabella 33010131
JanSpelthorne Archers1000Terry 348, Stelvio 330, Isabella 324100234
FebAssheton Bowmen1003Isabella 335, Terry 3336681
MarSelby Archers357Terry 342, Isabella 32066235

Adjustment Threshold 1065.

Highest score
Nov Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  323
Dec Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  330
Jan Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  324
Feb Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  335
Mar Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  320

Compound Portsmouth - Division 13 (1605)

MonthOpponentScoreCPB TeamScorePointsPosn.
NovPeacock Archers CP B1616Terry 560, Isabella 556, Stelvio 549166531
DecGravesend Archers B1660Terry 559, Isabella 554, Stelvio 55416673
JanOakfield Archers1614Stelvio 555, Terry 554, Isabella 543165231
FebBowmen of Darenteford1664Terry 557, Isabella 556, Stelvio 55116643 ? hits
MarWoking A C553Terry 577, Stelvio 556, Isabella 554168731

Adjustment Threshold 1725.

Highest score
Nov Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  556
Dec Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  554
Jan Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  543
Feb Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  556
Mar Girl:I BRUGUIER Crystal Palace  554
 

Notes

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These are winter leagues for outdoor Frostbite and indoor Portsmouth, using Compound and Recurve bows (Barebow scores as Recurve). Mike J collects the Frostbite scores sheets and gets the Portsmouth scores from Terry to email (or post) off. Match day is usually the second Sunday in the month for frostbite, and the second Tuesday in the month for Portsmouth. The 3 archers with the highest score that month are team A, if a second team has been entered then the next 3 are team B etc. So the members of each team will vary from month to month. Only 10s as golds. 6 sighters. Compound score inner 10 for Portsmouth, outer 10 for frostbite.

Each team is entered in a division of 6 teams based on the previous years results or an estimate for new teams. Each month, for the 5 months from November to March, the team competes against one of the other teams in that division. The division is ranked by match point score with 3 points for a win, 2 for a draw, 1 for a loss and 0 for not entering a score. If there is a tie on match points, then the arrow score is used to break the tie, followed by hits and then golds (10s).

At the end of the season, the top team in each division gets 4 medals to share out. The medals will be allocated to archers that shoot in that team, by various conditions, such as not getting a medal the previous year, 2 or more appearances for that team, highest scores ...

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Every score helps, one year we came second in a league with the same match point score and lost on the total arrow score by 75 points, because we only had 2 archers scores for one month.

The fixture list for November to March is usually published in mid November. The November results are published in January, the December and January results in March, and the Febuarary and March results together with the overall winners in May.

Example Fixture List

Division 26 (1590)
 1 Redditch C of A B
 2 Bowmen of Gower A
 3 Bowmen of Harrow B
 4 Clophill A.C. B
 5 Crystal Palace
 6 Winnington Park B`men A   

Each month teams compete against one of the other teams acording to the following table. e.g. in December Team 5 (Crystal Palace) competes with Team 4 (Clophill A.C. B).

Team Nov.Dec.Jan.Feb.Mar.
1v23456
2v16345
3v51264
4v65123
5v34612
6v42531

Arrow Score Adjustment

After the division number on the fixture list there is division score. It is an average of the estimates for all the teams in the division. Most teams are put into a division which relates to their average monthly score for the previous season. If a team score exceeds the division score by 75 for compound frostbite, 90 for recurve frostbite or 120 for Portsmouth, then it's score is reduced by twice the excess.

Example:
  Division Score                900
  Recurve Frostbite allowance    90
  Division Threshold            990
  Arrow Score shot              995
  Excess Points                   5
  Adjusted score                985