1996 Ansteorra On-Line Awards

Beth Zimmerman bethzimm at oklahoma.net
Tue Jan 7 17:58:56 PST 1997

My vote is for Barat Fitzwalter, for his Namron Web page.  By the way,
the newsletter is now online.

Afrena O'dunlaing
Beth Zimmerman

Galen of Bristol wrote:
> 1996 Ansteorra On-Line Awards!
> * WHAT:
> The 1996 Ansteorra On-Line Awards is the first project to recognize
> service
> to the Kingdom of Ansteorra of the Society for Creative Anachronism
> through
> the medium of the Internet, including the World Wide Web, USENET,
> e-mail,
> IRC, etc, for the period prior to January 1, 1997.
> * WHO:
> Anyone may be nominated. Anyone may place names in nomination. Anyone
> with their own e-mail account may vote for the winner. This project is
> being conducted by Viscount Galen of Bristol.
> * HOW:
> Nominations will be accepted via e-mail only. Reasons for the
> nomination may accompany the nomination. Nominees must be identified
> by SCA name, other identifying information would also be appreciated,
> and can be withheld on request. Nominations may be sent to Viscount
> Galen of Bristol until midnight, Jan. 15th, 1997. Nominations posted
> to the Rialto will not be accepted, unless an e-mail copy is sent
> to Viscount Galen at the foregoing address.  It is preferred that
> nomination not be posted to public forums.  Viscount Galen
> reserves the right to disqualify frivolous nominations. Photos of
> nominees in JPEG format are welcome, but not required. Prior to Jan.
> 20, 1997, the full list of nominees will be posted to the Ansteorra
> mailing list, the Rialto and the Awards Website at
> http://www.flash.net/~pmitchel/awards.htm. Anyone with their own
> e-mail account may vote. Each person voting will indicate a first,
> second and third preference. Three points will be awarded for each
> first-place vote, two for each second-place vote, and one point for
> each third-place vote. Votes will be cast by e-mail only. In order to
> assure that individuals do not cast multiple votes, anonymous votes
> will not be accepted, but all votes will be held strictly
> confidential. Votes will be sent to and tallyed by a reputable
> individual who is not a nominee. The winner will be the nominee who
> receives the most points; the full results of the voting will be
> posted to the Ansteorra Mailing List, the Rialto, and the Awards
> Website, and forwarded via hardcopy to the Crown of Ansteorra.
> * WHEN:
> Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 15th, 1997. Nominees will be
> posted prior to Jan. 20th, 1997. Votes will be accepted through Jan.
> 31st, 1997. Vote tallys will be posted prior to Candlemas.
> * WHY:
> SCA members interact through many media, including one-on-one contact,
> in meetings, in court, in combat, while cooperating on events and
> projects, on the telephone, through the rumor mill, through
> publications, video and audio recordings, as well as through website
> publications, e-mail, electronic mailing lists, newsgroups, ftp sites,
> and more. At present, only a minority of several hundred SCA members
> in Ansteorra have Internet access, and the majority of SCA
> policymakers are not on-line. Not being on-line, they are hard-put to
> understand the value of contributions to the kingdom or the Society
> made through electronic media (much as someone who never saw an SCA
> newsletter would have a hard time understanding why Chroniclers make
> an important contribution). This project is intended to enable on-line
> SCA members to recognize those among them who have been of especial
> service to Ansteorra and its members through their work on-line.
> * WHERE:
> Completely on-line, of course. Announcements will be posted to the
> Ansteorra mailing list, the Rialto, and the Awards website at
> http://www.flash.net/~pmitchel/awards.htm

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