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Event Details
Kings and Queens A&S Champions TRM will be in attendance TRH will be in attendance Event date: February 16th, 2013
Hosted by Barony of Dragonship Haven - Meriden, CT
Event Last Modified: January 30th, 2013
Event details
The following describes the format and rules for the Annual King's and Queen's Championships of the Arts and Sciences, to be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dragonship Haven on February 16th, 2013.

For those who are not entering the competition, a separate display area will be available.
I encourage past winners who are not entering, to display their current work as an inspiration to others.

You are welcome to enter even if you have won Kings & Queens champions or any other Kingdom event in the past.

Entrants should submit a body of work, which represents both their ability and technical knowledge.  For these purposes, a body of work consists of 1-3 central items which may be related to each other or not, at the artist's discretion.  Their Royal Majesties encourage each participant to show his/her depth of understanding of the subject and its processes as well as the sciences and technologies used in period to create the item.  An example, (not a requirement) of this is a painting as a central item, supporting pieces to this would be perhaps the frame (showing knowledge of how it would have been made, who would have made it, what kind of processes would have been used to achieve the final product and how it would have made it's way to that precise painting – which can be represented in an actual frame and documentation showing a knowledge of these processes or in documentation alone.).  Research on the pigmentation and brushes used, how the medium to be painted on would have been prepared are all examples of presenting an understanding of what went into the art and science of creating the painting.
Please clearly mark your central items from your supporting pieces and or documentation.  Written documentation must accompany all central item entries except for research papers.
1.  All entries must have been created in the past 2 years.
2.  All culinary entries must include full ingredient lists; modern sanitary considerations must be taken in their preparation.  Entrants are responsible for keeping hot foods hot and cold foods cold.  Kitchen facilities may be able to be made available, please contact Rosette de Rhiems or Mistress Renye Wurm if you will need to utilize the kitchen ahead of time.
3.  Research entries must be pre-registered by January 1, 2013 and include their research submission.
4.  Performance entries must be pre-registered by January 1, 2013, so that arrangements can be made to accommodate them.  Performances will be limited to 10 minutes.
5.  Pre-registrations should be emailed to the Queen's Champion at onesleeve (at) gmail (dot) com, and must be received no later than two weeks prior to the competition (February 3rd, 2013).  It is strongly recommended that you preregister.  While it is not required, it will help to ensure that there are enough judges present.  Your pre-registration should include:
a.  Your SCA Name
b.  Your Mundane Name
c.  A list of your entries and a one line description of each.
d.  If you need special considerations (an electrical outlet, extra table space, etc)
e.  Your email address
Prospective entrants are welcome to email me questions at onesleeve (at) gmail (dot) com

If you are interested in judging please contact either the event steward or Caterina Giaocchini with your name and expertise. 

In honor of Master Alexander the following challenge has been issued to the artists of the East:  in the spirit of Master Alexander you are to bring an art that is new to you with in the last year.  Examples of this would be:  costuming to calligraphy, or glassblowing to weaving.  New techniques within the art that you already practice do not count, glassblowing to enameling of blown glass beakers as an example.  Judging will be just on meeting the criteria of the art being new to you, and not on documentation or mastery of the art.  Minimal documentation of methods and how this is new to you is required.  The intent is to give a supportive venue for trying new arts with out the rigors of full competition judging.  The prize is a glass made by Master Alexander.

There will be a long running dayboard and no feast.  More event details and scheduling to follow.
Site Opens: 10 a.m.
Site Closes: 8 p.m.
Event Location
Immanuel Lutheran Church
164 Hanover St.
Meriden, CT  06450

Take your best route to Interstate 91.  Take exit 5 for CT-71/Chamberlain Hwy toward Kensington.  Turn right onto CT-71 S/Chamberlain Hwy.  Turn left onto W Main St.  Turn right onto Linsley Ave.  Turn left onto Hanover St Destination will be on the right, large brick church.  Drop off zone in Church parking lot and more parking just across Cook Ave.  There will be blue & white SCA signs. 

Event Fees
Site : $12 for members
$17 non-members

Make Checks Payable to: SCA inc.  - Barony of Dragonship Haven

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Event Steward:
Rosette de Rhiems
Rose Keeler

Renye Wurm
Lisa Sciortino

Send Reservations to:
Joan of Coggeshall
(Jo-Anne Giblin)
28313 Town Walk Drive
Hamden, CT 06518

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