19th June 2015 To honour the 60th Birth Anniversary of Their Majesties the 4th Druk Gyalpo and Gyalyum Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck two new prize categories will be instituted for this year’s tournament – the 19th Yangphel Open Archery Tournament.
1. Any number of teams that hit 60 kareys or more in a league match would be given a cash prize of Nu. 60, 000/- each.
2. The top archer from each regional venue would be invited to shootout for an individual cash prize of Nu. 60, 000/-.
The new prize is in addition to the usual prizes awarded at the tournament each year. As always, there would be separate Best Archer prize, which would be based as (in the past) shootout among the top 15 archers from the league of the tournament.
This year’s special individual prize would be among the top archer of each region from the league. They could be or not be part of tournament top 15. If for some reason, the top archer is not able attend the shootout for Nu. 60, 000/- then the next best archer would be invited and so on. The shootout would be either be of 4 rounds or 6 rounds.