[Atlantia-Announce] Big Post for A&S at War of the Wings VI
announce at seahorse.atlantia.sca.org
Thu Sep 1 02:31:56 PDT 2011
Well met and greetings!
(Please redistribute this to any interested elist!)
War of the Wings was started six years ago as a competition between the
Baronies of Sacred Stone and Windmasters' Hill, along with their respective
allies, and has grown to be one of the largest events held in the Kingdom of
Atlantia. This year's principle opponents are the Baronies of Black Diamond
and Raven's Cove versus the Baronies of Sacred Stone and Hawkwood.
There will be several A&S Competitions to help display the knowledge,
creativity and skill of members of the principle baronies and their
*On Friday*, there will be a poetry competition, sponsored by the current
Poeta Atlantiae. The poems submitted should be themed around a battle
between any of the symbols of the principle baronies (a diamond, raven,
phoenix or hawk). Documentation is not required, but is preferred.
*On Saturday*, there will be a novice competition. THE WINNER OF THIS
COMPETITION WILL WIN A WAR POINT FOR THEIR SIDE OF THE WAR!!!! This is a
competition for individuals who have been practicing their craft for less
than a year. This doesn't mean that the entrant needs to be a newcomer as
they could be an experienced anachronist exploring a new area! No
documentation is required for this competition, nor will documentation be
*Also on Saturday*, there will be a scroll blank competition. THE WINNER OF
THIS COMPETITION WILL WIN A WAR POINT FOR THEIR SIDE OF THE WAR!!!! Both
quantity and quality of the scroll blanks will count! All scroll blanks
entered are considered donated to the barony (for baronial awards) or the
1) Scroll blank entries would be designated for each of the 4 principle
baronies. Anyone may enter, but they must submit their entries under one of
2) The scroll blanks would be counted. The barony with the most gets 20
extra points on the score; the runner-up gets 15; 3rd place gets 10; last
3) Each of the 4 principle baronages selects their favorite out of their
4) These selected entries get judged for quality.
5) The extra points are counted in and a winner is determined.
*On Sunday*, the War of the Wings Pentathlon will be the feature of the day!
This is a great opportunity to do a test run for entries that you're
preparing for In a Phoenix
in the year!
* Each participant must enter five items as their entry for judging.
* Each participant must enter at least four different categories.
* Only participants who are attending War of the Wings may enter.
* Entered items may not have won 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place in any other A&S
* Each item must have been created within the last 5 years.
* Separate ocumentation is required for each item.
The categories are:
Costuming, Costuming for Combat (Includes horse barding), Accessories (No
headwear), Headwear, Counted Embroidery, Non-Counted Embroidery, Beadwork
(Does not include jewelry), Non-Woven Fabric (Sprang, knitting, felting,
etcetera), Weaving, Cord-Making, Spinning, Dyework, Leatherwork, Woodwork,
Metalwork, Jewelry, Glass, Pottery, Bone or Horn, Calligraphy, Illumination,
Heraldic Display, Book Arts, Cooking, Herbalism, Beers/Ales/Lagers, Meads,
Wines, Cordials, Drawing and Painting, Sculpture and Carving, Period
Science, Household Goods, Toys & Games, Written Prose, Written Poetry,
I AM LOOKING FOR JUDGES FOR THIS COMPETITION. Please feel free to contact me
privately if you are interested in judging.
*Also on Sunday*, there will be a Performing Arts Competition. It will be
one round, performer’s choice. It will actually be two contests in one -
there will give a prize for Best Overall and a prize for Best Novice
(performing less than one year). Please pre-register by sending me email at
dervila at pobox.com. Please put “WoW VI” on the subject line. You may also
register on site.
There will also be a bevy of A&S classes, performing arts galore, and much
More information will be coming!
Hope to see all of you there!
Etienne Le Mons
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