A&S Competitions

Unless otherwise noted A&S Competitions focus on articles/inspiration from pre-1600 CE. Entrants must submit competition paperwork with each entry and documentation is highly desirable.

Competitions are a great way to get feedback on your work and focus your research. If you feel inspired to enter a competition, the following competitions are coming up soon:

Barons’ Championship: 11 March 2017 (Innilgard)

  • An item inspired by or to honour the Baron

Eclipse Heraldic Tourney: 26 March 2017 (Innilgard)

  • Something that floats on water
  • A new heraldic item

Festival 2017: (Rowany, NSW)

May Crown 2017: (Abertridwr, Perth) Kingdom Competition

  • A piece of illumination
  • Able to be consumed
  • Concept for a period event
  • WCoB: Flowers comp (any style)

Lambapalooza: 21 May 2017 (Innilgard)

  • Gobbled Fret Competition – Any lamb themed dish(es).
  • Brewers, Vintners and Imbibers – Cider(s).
  • Broiders – Embroidery in a period style with a lamb/sheep theme
  • College of Scribes – Period style sheep / lamb illumination.
  • Cooks – Any period Lamb dish(es).
  • Entertainers Guild – Song or Poem about / containing sheep / lambs.
  • Fibre Guild – A woolen textile or weaving.
  • Painters and Limners Guild – A period style painting including sheep / lamb(s)
  • Royal Guild of Defence – Prizes played between 12:30 and 13:30.
  • Tailors, Haberdashers and Mercers – Woolen Garment or Accessory.
  • The Woolly Folly – This is a non guild (non period) category for lamb related item(s) to be judged by the Baroness and Baron.

Midwinter 2017: (Cluain Hamilton NZ) Kingdom Competition

  • For a garden
  • Carved
  • From the 14th Century
  • WCoB: Metalwork

November Crown 2017: (Ynys Fawr, Tasmania) Kingdom Competition

  • Armour
  • Moulded
  • From Norse and Baltic cultures (8-11thC)
  • WCoB: Period Sewing Kit

12th Night 2018:

  • WCoB: Working sampler

WCoB (Worshipful Company of Broderers) run separate Guild-based competitions focusing on embroidery techniques. More details can be found here: http://broiderers.lochac.sca.org/

Please contact the Baronial Arts & Sciences Officer if you have any queries regarding A&S Competitions. Links to competition paperwork will go up shortly, and information sessions on judging and entering A&S competitions will be run soon.