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Message started by Mersa on Feb 13th, 2020 at 6:43pm

Title: Guam 2021
Post by Mersa on Feb 13th, 2020 at 6:43pm
Got this message from a friend in Guam.
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Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by 13North144East on Feb 22nd, 2020 at 2:35pm
Hafa Adai and Hello All,

First --best of luck to the competitors of the Tir de Fona Internacionale. We wish we could be there but will be busy with our own three day event in Guam from February 29th-March 2nd.

2021 will mark 500 years for the first major contact between the Pacific Islands and European exploration. We are aiming to coordinate a larger scale event next year to assemble the Pacific region for sling competition. Beforehand however, we felt it is essential to assemble our local slinging poplulation to inform and prepare everyonein the Mariana Islands for this ambition and to hopefully get everyone here on the same page

Day 1. Slingers orientation and piligrimage to ancestral ceremonial grounds
Distance Seeding. (slinging seeds into the valle)to develop slingers living monument --a scenic botanical garden

Day 2. International rules Competition. Sling artifact discussuion/ Mariana Island regional state of affairs public address.

Day 3. Distance Slinging/ Rapid Fire Slinging.
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Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by Mersa on Feb 22nd, 2020 at 3:05pm
Iím looking forward to 2021, and hopefully will have a small Australian team.

Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by Kick on Feb 23rd, 2020 at 3:28am
I would absolutely love to come in 2021. That would be really awesome.

Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by TheJackinati on Feb 23rd, 2020 at 4:36am
Hmmm, any information on the slinging distances for Guam?

I'd like to know so that I can set up a rough training course that can somewhat imitate their set up.

Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by Mersa on Feb 24th, 2020 at 12:50am
Good luck to everyone competing in Guam and Mallorca this year!!

Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by 13North144East on Feb 28th, 2020 at 6:37am
Slinging Event on Guam is for 3days as well. Day 1 is mostly ceremonial with a slingers processiona nd a group distance seeding session dispersing 2000 indigenous seeds into a scenic valley.

Day 2 will have international rules and possibly 2 games.

Day 3 will have 1 90 second round at a target 125 yards away. Focus is combative efficiency. slinging

Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by 13North144East on Feb 28th, 2020 at 6:39am
Aeesome on the Australian Team! Would be STOKED to sling ith you guys. Fet Pac 2020 in Hawaii. 27 Island Nations and Guam is presenting the fiirst slinging delgation int he Pacific Islands in the events 40 year history.. This is the largest Pacigic Island gathering in the world

Title: Re: Guam 2021
Post by Kilisi on Nov 1st, 2020 at 5:28am
I think we will still be in lockdown here, we've been closed borders for 7 months now and talking about opening them July next year, but otherwise I'd be interested in bring a couple of my boys. Is it adults only?

What are the international rules for slinging anyway?

I found one document that has distances in paces, and target size and you have to use a natural fibre slings and stones. Is that a standard?

And when I looked up Guam they look like cord slings and tennis balls or one video has kids slinging silicone/cornstarch missiles.

You guys must be pretty good. At 125 yards I wouldn't be confident of hitting anything except the ground. Forum » Powered by YaBB 2.5.2!
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