Osprey Awards

Our Indoor Badge Scheme are our Osprey Awards.

The badges are awarded based on a Portsmouth round score – these are the thresholds:

Osprey Awards

252 Scheme

The 252 Scheme was introduced in 2017 for Outdoor Shooting. This is based on one in use at many archery clubs and applies to all archers irrespective of age, ability or bow type. The scheme is intended to reward members as their skill improves at ever increasing distances and recognise their achievements.

After two ends of sighters – 6 arrow ends, 3 dozen arrows are shot on a 122 cm face at the member’s chosen distance. 5 zone scoring will be used (9,7,5,3,1) and the round can be shot at 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 or 70 yards (longer distances are restricted by our field limitations) with the aim of scoring 252 or more from a maximum score of 324 – equivalent to an average of 7 per arrow. (Alternative scores apply for different bow types – see table below) If you achieve 252 or more twice on two separate days, members can claim a badge which will be awarded at no charge. Lower distance badges can be purchased for a price of £2.50.

The 3 dozen arrows can be shot alone or as part of a longer recognised imperial round. Completed score cards should be submitted to the Records Secretary with the relevant score and distance shot clearly identified. This is an awards scheme so badges should be attempted in ever increasing distances. Badges will be available from our Treasurer.

Members shooting with different bow types need to achieve the following scores:

252 scheme