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:

(Innilgard) Baronial Rapier Championship (25 Feb 2018)

  • Best Heraldic Display (unofficial – as judged by the populace)
  • Italian Adornment (any time period; could adorn a person, a garment, a sword, a manuscript… use your imagination)
  • New item for a Rapier fighter (made in the last 12 months)

(Kingdom) 12th Night 2018 Rowany

  • Inspired by bees
  • Painted
  • Science

(Kingdom) May Crown 2018 Rowany Festival

  • Item for an archer
  • Smellable
  • A meeting of Mediterranean cultures (think: trade, cross-cultural influence, war, piracy, diplomacy, etc.)

(Kingdom) Midwinter 2018 St Florian de la Riviere 

  • Item intended for pilgrimage/travel
  • Foraged
  • German

(Kingdom) November Crown 2018 

  • Cheese & Dairy
  • Forged
  • From the 16th century

(Kingdom) 12th Night 2019 

  • A map or other cartographic item
  • Woven
  • From the Middle east

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.