University Of Texas Archery Club: Sunbird Special Tournament
This STAR FITA archery event will consist only of the FITA 70 Meter Round of 72 arrows shot at 70 meters. All rounds will be shot as a single line. All archers must shoot 70 meters.
72 arrow 70 meter rounds will be shot Friday, December 7, 2007, Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and Sunday morning, a total of 288 competition arrows in four separate FITA rounds.
LUNCH ON SATURDAY will be as short as possible. We recommend you either bring a lunch, or better yet, have an Austin institution bring one for you:
Please review this acrobat menu from the Austin-based restaurant, SCHOLOTZSKYs, and place an order with us via email at least 48 hours ahead of time. They will deliver the food to the field at the appropriate time, nice and warm, if we get enough people to sign up ahead of time.
The event will be held on the UT Practice field. To get to the Practice Field, go NORTH on Speedway till it dead-ends at the field. You can Use 45th street to get to Speedway from Guadalupe (Speedway runs parallel to Guadalupe). There is a map and you can enter this address into mapping software to obtain driving directions: 4698 Speedway, Austin, TX . If you have any questions, you can email the webmaster.
For a more complete map with a variety of resources, Lindsey has put together this map on Google.
AUSTIN HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS NEAR THE VENUE
|Please note that these hotels are roughly in order from north to south on IH 35, which is a few minutes east of the field|
|The address for UT Archery's Whittaker Field is 4698 Speedway, Austin, TX.|
|Comfort Inn||700 Delmar Ave||(512)302-5576||Close to I-35 but pretty north|
|Country Inn||7400 IH-35 NORTH||(512)380-0008||Northish|
|Hyatt Place||7522 N I H 35||(512) 323-2121||Nice place, northish|
|Studio 6||6603 North I-35||(512)458-5453||Standard motel, northish near good restaurants|
|Doubletree||6505 IH-35 North||(512)454-3737||Nice place near Pappadeaux, TX Land & Cattle, Carraba's and iHOP|
|Crowne Plaza||6121 NORTH IH 35||(512)323-5466||Nice place near Pappadeaux, TX Land & Cattle, Carraba's and iHOP|
|Super 8||5526 N IH-35||(512)451-7001||Standard motel a little north of campus|
|Motel 6||5330 North IH-35||(512)467-9111||Standard motel a little north of campus|
|Doubletree Club||1617 IH-35 North||(512)479-4000||Nice place near campus, within walking distance of a Denny's|
|Sheraton||701 East 11th Street||(512)478-1111||Close to downtown & 6th Street nightlife|
|Hilton Garden Inn||500 North IH-35||(512)480-8181||Very nice pool, close to 6th Street nightlife|
|Courtyard Marriott||300 East 4th Street||(512)236-8008||Close to downtown & 6th Street nightlife|
|When:||December 7, 8, 9:
Friday afternoon, Sat morning and afternoon, Sunday morning
|The University of Texas Outdoor Archery Range, 46th and Speedway|
|What:||70m rounds (72 arrows) suitable for IPC ranking purposes|
|Cost:||$50 for all four times - there are no partial registration fees|
Deadline: Postmark MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH - Late FEE: extra $20
|This event will be limited in numbers of archers allowed to preserve single-line shooting capability - currently 40 archers (ONLY) will be allowed.|
Distances: Men – 70 meters, Women – 70 meters
Fri. morning - open practice, registration, and equipment inspection from 8am to 12 noon. Scoring starts 1PM and will be finished by 5PM, probably by 4PM.
Sat. morning- field opens 7am, practice from 7:15 to 8AM. Scoring starts 8:30am
Lunch will be 1 hour starting at the end of morning round.
Sat. afternoon - (approximately) 1PM scoring starts
Sun. morning - field opens 7am, practice from 7:15 to 8AM. Scoring starts 8:30am
|NAA Dress Code will be enforced (navy blue, white or khaki bottoms, solid or multi colored shirts, no camo) All NAA & FITA Rules Apply|
A taxi cab from Austin Bergstrom to the field will cost roughly $25, for example. Austin Cab company has 6 cabs with wheelchair lifts.
Weather Projections (note that the field has good wind protection - large walls of trees on both sides):
Friday: Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 63. South wind between 5 and 10 mph.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind between 5 and 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
No trophy awards, just legitimate FITA scores reportable to governing bodies and bragging rights.
Click here for the online registration form. Fill out the form and then PRINT IT before you submit it.
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For a more complete Austin map with a variety of resources and comments, Lindsey has put together this map on Google.