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  • Kings Arrow Ranch (aka Georgetown Inn) has closed and will not be open for this years war, the autocrat is working to identify other hotels in the area for war.

A&S Competitions

A&S Competitions, Contests and Displays

 

For Gulf Wars XXII XXV, we have multiple A&S competitions scheduled for your enjoyment.  There may be others that didn’t make it in for publication, so keep your eyes open for on-site ads.  

 

THURSDAY

A&S Champions Battle

Time:  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Bede Hall

Points of Contact:
Mistress Anne Blackthorne: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Trimaris)
Joanna the Spinner and Caitriona inghean mhic Lochlainn: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Ansteorra)

Schedule:

  • 8 a.m. Registration and set up begin
  • 10 a.m. Judging begins  Performing Arts entries begin in the A&S tent outside Bede Hall.
  • 1 p.m. Hall opens to populace. Champions are encouraged to stand with their entries for discussions.
    Performers may choose to perform again during the populace viewing time.
  • 3-4 pm.  Pick up entries

Rules and Details - Download 

Judging forms - Download

GW XXV Champions:

  • Trimarian Champions - TBA
  • Ansteorra Champions   TBA
  • Gleann Abhann Champions               
    • Eowyn de Wever      entry: Embroidered Reliquary Pouch
    • Jorhildr Hrafnkelsdottir      entry: Sap Green Paint
    • Jali Bukha      entry: Camera Obscura
  • Meridies Champions   TBA

NOTE: A meeting of the Laurels and the populace to discuss the proposed procedures for future A&S war point competitions will be held Friday, March 18 from 4:00-5:00pm in Bede Hall.

 

Inter-Kingdom Brewing Guild’s Brewing and Vintning Competition

Time:  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: A&S Tent  Bede Hall Plaza

Point of Contact:  Mistress Jane Beaumont (Gleann Abhann)

Details:  Entrants must be at least 21 years of age and are encouraged to stay and watch the judging.  You may also visit the IKBG’s unofficial external website*. The link will open a new window: http://www.greydragon.org/ikbg/index.html

 

FRIDAY

Meridies-Gleann Abhann Open A&S

Time:  8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location:  Bede Hall

Points of Contact: 
Mistress Jennet of Tewkesbury: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Gleann Abhann) and
Mistress Adrianna Stothard: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Meridies)

Details:  The Open A&S is open to all, regardless of skill level or kingdom affiliation.  There is no particular separation into categories (other than for SCA Life, see below).  Entries may have appeared at other A&S events at this war, or in other faires.  Both static and performing arts are welcome.  Documentation is required may be very minimal or very extensive. .  There will be populace voting to help determine the overall winner and there will also be individual sponsors offering prizes. 

Schedule:

  • 8:00-9:30am Set Up
  • 10:00am-3:00pm - Static judging (by populace)
  • 10:00 Performing arts set up, Judging runs from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00pm
  • 3:30pm all winners announced
  • 3:30-4pm PICK UP ENTRIES

A&S Gulf Wars War Point Discussion

Time: 4-5:00pm

Location: Bede Hall/Bede Hall A&S tent (bring a chair)

Details: Laurels and the populace invited to to discuss the proposed procedures for future A&S war point competitions.

 

OTHER SPONSORED A&S COMPETITIONS/DISPLAYS

 

>> Bardic Competitions - Become a Gulf Wars Bard! Adult (15+) and Youth (6-12) competitions available.

>> European Dance  - Seven Heavenly Virtues or Seven Deadly Sins costume contest (prizes for best Lord and best Lady)

>> Gulf Wars Scholars Challenge - Recognition for taking  at least 6 classes at the war - Special this year - take/teach 25 classes to be a GWXXV scholar!

>> Artisan's Row Sheep to Purse Competition - Fee $10 for 6-8oz wool, make a purse at war! See entry display on Friday afternoon!

>> 3rd Annual Secret Squirrel Competition (Shhhh it's a secret - but you'll know if you win! Drop by AR Woodwork for more info.)

>> Gulf Wars Journeyman DisplayDrop by Artisan's Row Sat am to see what the dedicated GW artisans have created at war!

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Would you like to see more A&S competitions and displays?  Don’t see the A&S event you are sponsoring listed?  Need to get in touch with a point of contact who doesn’t have an email link listed?  Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

*All external links are not part of the Gulf Wars web site. Inclusion of a page or site here is neither implicit nor explicit endorsement of the site. Further, SCA, Inc. is not responsible for content outside of www.gulfwars.org