Officers

ARCHERY OFFICERS

 

 

The Minister of Archers 
Lord Kazetani Tarou Noritatsu
Email  archers@sca-caid.org

 

 

This office is part of the Marshalate and answers to and is directly responsible to the Kingdom Earl Marshal and the Crown. On appointment, the Minister of Archers must be a qualified Range Marshal in good standing in Caid.

The duties and responsibilities of this office include the following:

  1. Warranting all Captain of Archers, Lieutenant of Archers, and Range Marshals;
  2. Maintaining a List of Warrants for Territorial officers and Range Marshals;
  3. Maintaining and enforcing the rules for the safety and promotion of archery in Caid;
  4. Maintaining an authorization system for all archers (a computerized database is preferable);
  5. Enforcing a policy of reporting by the Captain of Archers and Range Marshals, and providing a summation of these reports to the Earl Marshal at least quarterly.
  6. Maintaining Kingdom records of the scores for the various competitions, including IKACs, IKCACs, and Royal Rounds.
  7. Providing each Captain of Archers with a report of the authorized Range Marshals, archers, and their divisional rank, for each geopolitical subdivision in the Kingdom (Baronial, Shire, Canton, College, etc.)
  8. Work with the Academy of Archers for the promotion of archery in Caid.

Method of Appointment and Term of Office

The Minister of Archers is selected by the Earl Marshal, subject to the approval of the Crown, and serves for a term of two years. The Earl Marshal may appoint a candidate to this position in one of several ways: by polling the populace, receiving recommendations from the archery community, or by suggestions from other branches of the Marshalate or the Crown. The Master of Archers may not hold other offices.

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The Deputy Minister of Archers
Lady Kazetani Kiyotora
Email archers@sca-caid.org

 

 

Duties
The Deputy reports to the Minister of Archers as required, and assists with special projects, training, etc. The Deputy may be required to act for the Master of Archers/Minister of Archers in specified matters at the discretion of the Master of Archers.

Method of Appointment and Term of Office
The Deputy is designated by the Minister of Archers, warranted by the Kingdom Earl Marshal, and serves at the discretion of the Minister of Archers with no set term limit.

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Regent of the Caid Academy of Archers
Lord Paul Stoddard
Email archery@starkhafn.org

 

The Regent is responsible for the promotion of archery within the Kingdom of Caid and ensuring teachers at the Colleguim Caidis.

Duties:
The Academy of Archers is a Kingdom-wide group, dedicated to encouraging the growth of archery in Caid through increased communication, cooperation and teaching.The Regent supports the Minister of Archers and provides advice on target archery policies, promotion and is responsible for ensuring teachers at the Colleguim Caidis.

Method of Appointment and Term of Office
The Regent is voted into office by a consensus of the members or designated by the previous regent if there is just one candidate, and serves a two year term.  The Regent may serve for as many consecutive terms as he/she may be elected for. The Minister of Archers may not serve as Academy Regent concurrent with his/her term as Minister of Archers.

 

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Captain of Archers

The identification of the various Captains of Archers by geographical region is located under the “Practice” tab. 

The Captain of Archers is responsible directly to the Minister of Archers for all archery activities within a given geopolitical subdivision of the Kingdom (i.e., a Barony, Shire, Canton, College, or Principality) including tournaments and score submissions. This position carries the responsibility of running the archery activities for a given geopolitical group and keeping the Minister of Archery informed of these activities and of any problems that may occur. The Captain of Archers must be a warranted Range Marshal.. The Captain of Archers may appoint Deputies as necessary to aid in the performance of their office (see Lieutenant of Archers). All Captain of Archers for Cantons and Collages must be warranted Range Marshalls and are also Lieutenants to their Baronial Captain of Archers and must report activities to them regularly.

Duties

The duties and responsibilities of this office include the following:
(1) Oversight of archery in his/her group;
(2) Organizing archery activities within their local geopolitical group;
(3) Checking equipment for obvious safety hazards and SCA compliance;
(4) Compiling and submitting reports to the Minister of Archers on a quarter basis (by
March 1st,
June 1st,
September 1st, and
December 1st)
on the state of archery in their area as well as on all events held during that quarter and
any significant items (injuries, authorizations, archer problems, etc.);  and
(5) Maintaining accurate records of all archers within their area.

Method of Appointment and Term of Office

A Captain of Archers must be a warranted Range Marshal. The Minister of Archers warrants the Captain of Archers via notice of intent to fulfill office from the local geopolitical group, which may include the local Baron, Baroness and/or Seneschal. The Minister of Archery appoints the Captain of Archers via recommendations of the local geopolitical group, which may include the local Baron, Baroness and/or Seneschal. The Captain of Archers is given a warrant of office for a specific period, typically two years, but maybe reviewed as often as all parties choose.

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Lieutenant of Archers

The identification of the various Lieutenant of Archers by geographical region is located under the “Practice” tab.

Duties
The Lieutenant of Archers is responsible directly to the Captain of Archers and the Kingdom Minister of Archers. A Lieutenant of Archers is accountable for the archery activities assigned to them by the local Captain of Archers. The Lieutenant’s role is to assist the Captain of Archers in the performance of his/her office.

Method of Appointment and Term of Office
A Lieutenant of Archers need not be a warranted Range Marshal, but must be at least a Range Marshal-In- Training. If the Lieutenant of Archers is a Range Marshal-In-Training, the Lieutenant must have a warranted Range Marshal present to conduct official practices and competitions. The Lieutenant of Archers is given a warrant of office for a specific period, typically two years, but may reviewed as often as all parties choose. The identification of the various Lieutenant of Archers by geographical region is located under the “Practice” tab

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Archery Event Autocrat

The person in charge of an archery event. The Autocrat is responsible for filing scores and an event report within ten days post-event. The Archery Autocrat will send one (1) copy of the report to the Territorial Captain of Archers where the event took place, and one (1) copy to the Minister of Archers

Additional duties may be found in the Kingdom of Caid Archers Handbook.