[Bards] Steppes Bardic Championship at Steppes Warlord

Alden Drake alden_drake at sbcglobal.net
Mon Apr 16 13:46:22 PDT 2012

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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