[OUT] Kingdom Arts and Sciences Competition

The Shire of Drygestan has been given the honor to host the Kingdom's Arts and Sciences Competition. Please join us in the showcasing of this fair Kingdom's artisans and scientists!

Saturday, April 13, 2013, 9AM - 7PM

Location
Paloheimo Education Center at El Rancho de las Golondrinas 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Site Fee
Adults 16 & Over: $10 ($5 non-member surcharge for adults)
Children 10-15: $5
Children under 10: $0

Checks made out to: “SCA, Inc., Shire of Drygestan”

Site Status
Dry! ** Alcohol is only permitted for items in the competition.
** El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a working ranch, so please no pets unless they are registered assistance animals. **

Event Stewards
Mistress Maimuna al-Bukhariyya, OP
Baroness Somisawhel de Sousa, OSO

Kingdom A&S Minister
Baroness Bianca, OFO
 
Event Information

The Kingdom Arts & Sciences Competition is the Kingdom's premier showcase event for artisans and scientists who want to vie for the Kingdom A&S Championship or for various divisions (a list of the A&S divisions can be found here). First-time entrants in the Kingdom Arts & Sciences Competition must be sponsored by a member of the Order of the Flower or of the Laurel.

Artisans, Sponsors, and Judges, please ensure that you have pre-registered with the Kingdom A&S Minister, Baroness Bianca, prior to arriving at the event. The firm deadline for pre-registration is March 24, 2013.  Please register here.

The Shire is planning a soup/stew cookoff! Cooks, bring your crocked pots of your best stew and compete for the Best Stew in the Shire! For more information, please contact Baroness Somisawhel; there will be fabulous prizes! Eaters, bring your feast-gear so you can partake in the aftermath of the competition.

Activities
(Tentative Schedule)

Friday
Afternoon / Evening:  Main set-up (tables, chairs, banners, etc.)

Saturday
    8:00 AM:     Set-up / Artisan Check-in Begins
    9:30 AM:     Opening Court (at TRMs' pleasure)
    10:00 AM:     Judges' Meeting
    10:30 AM:     Judging Begins
    11:00 AM:     Peer Circles (at TRMs' pleasure)
    12:00 PM:     Donation Luncheon
    4:00 PM:     Judging Ends
    5:00 PM:     Closing Court (at TRMs' pleasure)
    6:00 PM:     Tear-Down Begins
    7:00 PM:     Site Closes

Directions from Drygestan (Santa Fe) and I-25:

Please know that once you get on to NM-599, the W Frontage Road, and Los Pinos Road, there are directional signs to "MUSEUM," which will direct you to El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

1) Take exit 276 for NM-599 toward Santa Fe/Relief Route
2) Keep right at the fork and merge onto NM-599 N
3) Turn left onto W Frontage Rd at traffic light.
4) Take the 3rd right onto Co Rd 54/Los Pinos Rd (at Wild West Realty)
5) The museum will be about 3.4 miles down the road, on the left-hand side.

Directions from al-Barran (Albuquerque) and points south on I-25:

1) Take exit 276A for NM-599 toward Santa Fe/Relief Route.
2) Turn left on NM-599.
3) Turn left onto W Frontage Rd (at a stop-light).
4) Take the 3rd right onto Co Rd 54/Los Pinos Rd (at Wild West Realty).
5) The museum will be about 3.4 miles down the road, on the left-hand side.