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Sat Apr 28 16:40:13 PDT 2012
Please note that the dates for Steppes Warlord are May 25 - 28.This is Memorial Day weekend. You are welcome to stay till Monday.
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> Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:46:22 -0700
> From: alden_drake at sbcglobal.net
> To: bards at lists.ansteorra.org; ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: [Ansteorra] Steppes Bardic Championship at Steppes Warlord
> Their Excellencies Duncan and Genevieve, Baron and Baroness of the Steppes,
> greet all those who would compete for the honor of being their 28th bardic
> champion, and present to them the format for the championship. The championship
> will be held at Steppes Warlord, the weekend of May 25-27, at a time to be
> 1. There will be three rounds. For any round, the performer may choose the piece
> to be performed, or they may submit a number of pieces to the judges, who will
> select the piece to be performed that round. Performers can opt for the latter
> option for all three rounds. Please submit no more than three pieces per round
> to select from. Allowing the judges to select the piece will garner points with
> the judges.
> 2. There is no requirement for documentation for any round, but the judges will
> appreciate it if the performer can give some background information to the
> 3. There are no performance style requirements (song, story, poem, etc.).
> 4. Their Excellencies' preference of themes for this competition are: silver and
> the number 25 (to honor their 25th rapier and artisan champions), as well as
> oak, boars, and squirrels. Though not a requirement, performing pieces with any
> of the aforementioned themes will garner points with the judges.
> 5. Each competitor is asked to supply one of the pieces they perform in writing
> (with due credits) to Their Excellencies to become part of a collection/book.
> Any questions regarding the competition can be directed to HL Alden Drake at
> alden_drake at sbcglobal.net
> Yours in service,
> Alden Drake
> Premier Bard of Ansteorra
> Steppes Bardic Champion
> Stargate Bardic Champion
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