Our Arts & Sciences Championship will be held at Good Yule 2019 – November 23rd. We are asking that declarations be made by Sunday September 15th to allow us time to find appropriate judges. Please email us with any questions.

In service to Aquaterra, Bearwood, and the Crown of An Tir,
Geirleikr Veðrsson Hersir & Sheika Zahra bint al-Rammah
Coronets of Aquaterra and the Canton of Bearwood

Arts & Science Champion Requirements

Entrants must submit an advance declaration by Sunday September 15, 2019 with a general description of the project so that appropriate judges can be found. These should be sent to Their Excellencies (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with CC to current Champion; Baroness Tierzah nic Cathal (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

In the interest of welcoming as many competitors as we can this year, we are expanding the A&S competition to include "traditional" entries.

OPTION 1

One complete project and one project in the works. Documentation is required. 

OPTION 2

Deep Dive on one project and one period tool or component of that project as described below. Documentation is required.

Presentation should consist of one project, finished or at least 50% complete, and one period tool, technique, or manufactured period component that is instrumental in making that project. The presentation should focus at least 50% on that tool and its use in period.

The goal is to dig deeper into the equipment, techniques and components made in period to make the end product, and the maker's efforts to study or reproduce those techniques, tools and components.

Examples:

Product: An oak chair

Tool: A hand plane, broad axe, or chisel.

Not: A discussion of oak wood.

 

Product : A Scottish highland woven scarf

Tool : A spinning wheel, the dye process, or a period loom.

Not: A presentation on sheep or wool, period or otherwise.

 

Product : A painting

Tool :  A paintbrush, period paint, or vellum.

Not: An explanation of the painting styles of 15th Century Poland.

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