Korean Traditional Equestrian Martial Arts Association
International Horseback Archery Competition.
13 October 2005

Organizer: Korean Traditional  Equestrian Martial Arts Association. (KTEMA)
Date: October 1, 2 and 3 2005
Location: Yeongrangho Hwarangdo Experience. 514, Jangsa Dong, Sokcho-si, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea.
Telephone: (033)-637-3400/3500
email: tktls999@yahoo.co.kr
Course description: The course consists of a 120m straight course from the start line plus 30m curving left, making a total of 150m. The finish line is 10m beyond the fifth target.
Competitions: 1) a single shoot at canter or gallop along a 120m straight line.
2) double shoot at canter or gallop along a 120m straight line, first shooting forward at 60m and then backward at 90m.
3) five shots at canter or gallop shooting first at three targets with an interval of 30m which are located in a straight line, then curving left and shooting the fourth target at 120m and the fifth target at 150m.

Arrows must be nocked from a quiver or belt. Holding of the arrows against the grip of the bow is not permitted.

Distances: The distance from the horse to the target is 6m to10m depending on the horse's position on the track.
Targets and scoring: Target is divided into 4 circles. Bullseye scores 5 points, the second circle 4 points, the third 3 points, the fourth 2 points and the white ground 1point. Scores will be weighted to reflect the rider's speed. The size of the target is 120cm square and and it is placed 30cm above the ground.
Equipment and horses:

Competitors may use their own traditional bows and arrows. Competitors will be provided with a pony selected by the organizer according to the competitor's skill and ability.

Notes: Participants hoping to take part should inform the organizers well in advance of their body height and weight, so that suitable horses can be prepared. Individuals whose height or weight exceeds the capacities of  the the Organizers' horses will be refused permission to take part.


Day 1 (1 October 2005)
For Performers
Day 1 (1 October 2005)
For Spectators

1)     breakfast(06:00~06:30)
2)     horses arangement(06:30~08:00)
        - arrange the horses
        - shower the horses
3) arrangement the competition(08:00~08:40)
        - change competitor and referee and helper's clothes
        - check the stadium
4) rehearsal(08:40~09:30)
5) (09:30~09:50) opening ceremony (Korean traditional folk music)
6) entrance(09:50~10:00)
        - order : folk music team - referee- competitors
7) opening ceremony(10:00~10:13)
        - national ceremony
declaration the competition
        - introduce the guest
        - congratulation for the competition
        - congratulation speech
        - congratulation speech
        - swearing-in ceremony (competitor representative)
        - congratulation ceremony
8) (10:13~12:00)
        - Children's Horseback performance
        - Korean traditional dance
        - orchestra
        - traditional percussion quartet
        - Equestrian Martial Arts and play Mo-gu (Polo)
9) Lunch (12:00~13~00)
10) opening the competition (13:00~16:00) - right handed
        - single shoot - double shoot - serial shots shoot
11) 16:00~18:00
        - total scores of right handed competition
        - prepare and exercise for left handed
12) 18:00~20:00
        - arrange horses
        -  dine together
13) 20:00~
        - rest

        - folk music
        - introduction
        - entrance ceremony
        - competitors and actors
        - open ceremony
        - the order of ceremony
        - performance
        - Horseback performance (trainee)
        - dancing (Pochun municipal dance troupe ), orchestra (Bi-Sang)
        - Equestrian Martial Arts
        - Event
        - Lunch
        - Event
        - right handed-single, double and serial shots shoot
        - arrangement and exercise
        - prepare and exercise for left handed
        - total scores of right handed competition
        - rest
        - rest and supper


DAY 2 (2 October)

        - event
        - left handed-single, double and serial shots shoot
        - lunch
        - lunch and total scores
        - prepare awarding
        - making ranking list
        - making testimonial
        - prize-giving
        - prize-giving and taking pictures
        - arrangement
        - preparation for founding federation of international horseback archery competition
        - seminar
        - celebration seminar for founding federation of international horseback archery competition
        - dine together

DAY 3 (3 October)

        - tour Mt. Seol-Ak
        - boiled rice with assorted mixtures (edible mt. herbs)
        - rest
        - free time
        - party
        - lodge
        - rest

Last up-dated on 13 September 2005.