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|*SCA Members will receive a $5 member discount off the cost listed above.
||Championship Presentations Begin
||Class – History of Puppetry
||Class – The Plumbata: A Late Period Roman Thrown Weapon
||Class – Heraldry — Your Key to Better Bling
||Class – Beginning Drop Spindle
||Class – Beginning Bodhran
||Potluck Immediately Following Court
We will be having a potluck dinner after afternoon Court. Please bring a dish to share according to your modern last name.
Meat dish will be provided by the Barony
A-J bring deserts
K-T bring side dishes
U-Z bring breads.
To enter either competition you must let Their Excellencies know at GlymmMere.Baron@antir.org and GlymmMere.Baroness@antir.org by February 14.
When entering the Bardic competition, please keep these guidelines in mind:
- Each bard shall prepare 2 performances of any type (dance, music, storytelling, or any other period style of performance).
-At least one performance must be a period piece with documentation. This piece will be judged.
-Documentation is to be a maximum of 1000 words.
-A brief oral summary should be given before the performance. Please bring 5 copies.
-The other piece may be period or SCA inspired. This piece will be voted on by the populace.
-The entrants may, if they wish, enlist others to assist in one performance.
-One entry must be a solo performance.
- Each performance should be no more than 10-15 minutes, including the brief oral summary
- After all the performances, the populace will vote for their favorite performances by ranking them.
- The Bardic Champion will then be selected by the Baron and Baroness, aided by the advice of three judges and the tally of the populace vote.
Arts and Sciences
When entering the Arts & Sciences competition:
- You must present 2 separate entries; one must be complete, and one may be in process.
- Documentation is required, but please keep it brief. 1000 words is a good size.
- We will be using the kingdom judging forms. Please look over the available forms and let Dame Elanor know which form you would like to use when you submit your documentation.
A champion of Glymm Mere is expected to support and encourage their arts both in and out of the Barony. They will also be expected to assist in the competition to select their replacement. Please let our Bardic Champion Dame Elanor know if you have any questions about the Bardic competition, A&S competition questions should be sent to our A&S Champion Laeriel.
History of Puppetry
Instructor: HL Volk the Grey
Time: 10:00 AM
Learn about puppetry through the years.
The Plumbata: A Late Period Roman Thrown Weapon
Instructor: HL Gerald de Huntington
Time: 11:00 AM
This is a basic overview of what a plumbata is. We will explore the when where how and why of it’s use along with some information on construction.
Heraldry – Your Key to Better Bling
Instructor: Countess Elisabeth de Rossignol
Time: 1:00 PM
Now that you’ve got it, what do you do with it? We will discuss how people in the Middle Ages used their heraldry to decorate their possessions (short answer, on everything), and ways we can do the same to beautify our stuff and at the same time identify it with ourselves.
Beginning Drop Spindle
Instructor: Lady Catrine la Crosetire
Time: 3:00 PM
Don’t throw it, spin it! Beginner’s drop spindle class. Fee includes a drop spindle and 2 oz of roving.
Instructor: HL Gareth Albaric o’Eastbrook
Time: 4:00 PM
Will teach basics of how to play the Irish hand drum, or bodhran. Students should provide their own drum and tipper but a few loaners will be available.
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