Category Archives: Competitions

Running a Successful Competition

Organizing the competition to find my successor was my last task as the Arts & Sciences Champion of Dragon’s Mist. That happened last weekend, and I’m very pleased with how it went. Here are a few notes that may help … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Mist Arts & Sciences Championship

DM Arts & Sciences Championship ATTENTION ALL ARTISANS! I hereby announce the upcoming Dragon’s Mist Arts and Sciences Championship to be held at Carnivale (March 24th at Schlegel Hall 485 S. Main St Banks, OR, 97106). You do not need … Continue reading

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2 Upcoming Competitions: Yule & DM Champion

Champion’s Choice at Yule: Arts & Sciences for everyone! 12/16 at the Oregon Army National Guard Columbia County Armory, 474 S 7th St, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051, 9am-9pm, no site fee! (FB Event for the Tri-Baronial Yule) Please join us … Continue reading

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Competition Season!

Tis the season… 2/25 was Stromgard’s Baronial Arts & Sciences Championship. The next weekend, 3/4, was Dragon’s Mist. The Kingdom ASBC (bardic is included too) is this coming weekend, 3/11-12. I, like an obsessed goofball, decided to do them all. Stromgard … Continue reading

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September Crown Costume Tourney

This competition was for a complete outfit, including undergarments. I got high scores on my documentation, oral presentation, and accuracy, but lost a lot of points in complexity because Roman just isn’t that hard. It’s a bunch of rectangles, with … Continue reading

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Three Mountains Arts and Sciences / Bardic Championship: Oct 10, 2015

The beautiful and ancient Barony of Three Mountains summons its artisans to compete for the honor of serving as Arts and Sciences Champion on Oct 10, 2015. We are rightfully and enormously proud of our populace and its skills, and we … Continue reading

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Judging A&S

I have done just a smattering of judging. The current three A&S Champions (including me)  chose winners informally at Yule. I sat in on judge deliberations at Kingdom A&S. I judged, using formal sheets, at both Stromgard’s and Dragon’s Mist Championship. … Continue reading

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Kingdom A&S

Last weekend was An Tir’s Arts & Sciences and Bardic Championship. My dear friend Eulalia took 2nd place in the overall, triple-entry competition. See her blog for the documentation on medieval pies, women’s work in York, and scribal illumination. I … Continue reading

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Three Competition Experiences in 2014

I’ve been asked to write up my experience competing in the Three Mountains A&S Championship. I figured I might as well cover three events that were important to me. 1) Kingdom A&S: I went to this as a wide-eyed gawker. … Continue reading

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