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Handicap question

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by 870, Jun 6, 2007.

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  1. 870

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    Same for every day. If you shoot "targets only" to waive penalty yardage you are not eligible for any trophies or monies.
     
  2. starshot2b

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    If you shoot for targets only, what happens if you get a score that would qualify you for a punch? Do you get the punch?
     
  3. 870

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    yes
     
  4. starshot2b

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    Good to know, thanks.
     
  5. phirel

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    If you would shoot "targets only" from the 20 and you get a one yard punch, your new handicap yardage for at least the next 1000 targets would be 21. If you elect to shoot penalty yardage (25 yards) and earn a one yard punch, your new handicap yardage for at least the next 1000 targets would be 26.

    Several times I have seen a shooter earn 5-6 yards in event.

    Pat Ireland
     
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    I've read the ATA rule book a number of times & don't understand what triggers "getting a punch" and having yardage added.

    If someone could explain the circumstances that cause it in laymans' terms, it'd be appreciated.

    In advance, many thanks,

    Pete
     
  7. starshot2b

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    ATA Rules - Section E - Earned Yardage (entire section not quoted; entire section found on pages 25-26 of my PDF file).

    "...2. Any score of 96 will automatically earn 1/2 yard provided it does
    not earn at least that much under the earned yardage table. Any score
    of 50x50 or 75x75 in events of that length will automatically earn 1/2
    yard provided it does not earn at least that much under the earned
    yardage table.

    3. The State/Provincial Handicap Champion will automatically earn 1
    yard provided the score does not earn at least that much under the
    earned yardage table.

    4. Any score of 97, 98 and 99 or winning a total of $750.00 or more
    (option and added money) in a single handicap event will automatically
    earn 1 yard, and a score of 100 or winning a total of $1,200.00 or
    more (option and added money) in a single handicap event will
    automatically earn 1-1/2 yards provided these scores do not earn at
    least that much under the earned yardage table..."

    If I understand the Earned Yardage Table - High Scores & Ties (which is difficult to post); the higher the number of shooters, chances are you will be rewarded with a higher yardage punch. I think my 96 would be a 1/2 yard punch at a shoot of 15-39 people if I win, the same 96 "could" earn me 2-1/2 yards (I'm not sure) should I be the high score if there are 1500 or more people attending. I hope I got that right.
     
  8. starshot2b

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    Alf, I thought so -- based on #2...the earned yardage table is quite confusing. Thanks!
     
  9. 870

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    I may have misunderstood the posting above, but 96 will earn at least 1/2 yard and could earn up to 2.5 yards. I wasn't sure if the 3 above refered to yards or # of shooters.
     
  10. starshot2b

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    870 - 3 shooters. 96 is an automatic 1/2 yard, regardless of where you fall in the food chain of high scores! That's what I thought, but if you look at the actual Earned Yardage Table it really doesn't say that implicitly. As I said, it's confusing.
     
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    Starshot:

    I agree with your earlier post. I just thought Alf was saying the 96 could earn up to 3 yards.
     
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