Purple of Guild Fanucci writes:
Starting at the Great Pennsic War XXXIV, the Guild Fanucci will assemble a panel of Iron Bards par Excellence, in various forms, against whom you may try your mettle. The top scorers during the first 8 days of competition will be invited to the Finals, which will include an Improv round.
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Pennsic War (and then Great Western war, Bardic Madness (Midrealm), Estrella, Bardic Madness (Northshield), Gulf Wars, Lilies, Warriors and Warlords, and others TBA!)
Early round locations: TBA
Finals: Pennsic Performing Arts Pavilion
Daily chances to come and challenge an Iron Bard to a duel before the judges. Times will be announced.
Perform head to head with your Iron opponent before the judges, in a pair of pieces, one in the Iron Bard's area of expertise, one not. Topics and viewpoints will be selected that day. Performances each evening at locations to be named and reported widely.
For the fun of it, naturally, as well as meeting and dueling with top bards from all over. And if a challenger should best an Iron Bard, they will win the public's praise and admiration, plus a chance to become an Iron Bard themselves!
You betcha! We are taking this gig to all major wars and bardic symposiums, with a cumulative score standings and a grandly ostentatious prize for the Grand Champion.
Who are the Judges?
Never you mind! You'll see when you get there.
Apply via email to The Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org. State name, SCA name, contact info, forms you'd consider competing in, and date of arrival at Pennsic War.