Ahalan, Ni Hao, Merhaba, and hello to YOU from the Barony of al-Barran! Please join our beloved Baron and Baroness on this joyous day celebrating the many talents of the many cultures and personas of the populace, as they vie for the title of al-Barran's Arts & Sciences Champion.
Day of A&S
July 28, 2012
Site opens: 9:00 AM ~ Site Closes: 5:00 PM
Site Fee: $5.00
Sandia Preparatory School
532 Osuna Rd
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Site is DRY (allowance made for alcoholic entries only), No pets.
Autocrat: FuRen (Lady) Wu Xi Lian
marina (dot) colon (at) gmail (dot) com
Classes on various subjects will take place throughout the day for anyone wishing to explore a new skill or hone a current one. A donation lunch will be provided to benefit the kingdom travel fund. A dessert competition will be held with the winner chosen by the populace. The adored competition for a scorpion in any medium will be awarded by the populace. Additionally, there will be tournaments for fighters who wish to claim victory as the Hardsuit and Rapier Defenders of Arts & Sciences.
Requirements for al-Barran Champion competition are as follows:
• Competitors must enter three (3) completed pieces in at least two (2) different categories, in order to vie for Baronial A&S Champion.
• Each entry must include three (3) copies of documentation.
• Artisans are strongly encouraged to enter works of art created within the last year.
For more information on divisions and categories please visit the Kingdom A&S page.
ALL ENTRIES FOR CHAMPION HAVE A PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE OF JULY 20,
2012. NO EXCEPTIONS!
To pre-register please email Lady Wu with your name (mundane and SCA), your phone number & email address, and the categories of your entries.
In addition to the Champion competition, winners will be chosen in each division. There will be Her Excellencies Prize and newcomers winner chosen as well. The requirements for entry for Champion do not apply for these competitions.
Best Scorpion in Any Medium: Let your imagination run wild and create your best representation of the Scorpion of al-Barran. The best entry depicting a scorpion will be chosen during the day by popular vote. Entries for the scorpion competition do not have to be pre-registered and documentation is not required.
Dessert Competition: The desserts can be period or not and no documentation is required but please bring a list of ingredients.
Hardsuit & Rapier Defender of Arts & Sciences Tournaments: There will be tournaments for fighters, and the only requirement to enter these tournaments is the submission of an art or science created by the fighter – with documentation.
A scroll and heraldic display area will be set up -- so bring your favorite scroll you've received or created, OR a banner or unique display of your personal heraldry for all to see!
From the North: take your best route to I-25 exit 231 (Ellison-San Antonio/Osuna). Continue on frontage road to Osuna. Turn right onto Osuna. Site is on the left at 532 Osuna Rd.
From the South:
take your best route to I-25 exit 230 (San Mateo/Osuna). Turn left onto Osuna (San Mateo turns into Osuna). Site is on the left.