[Namron] Fighter marshal, Adult boffer marshal, youth combat marshal,

Vanessa contessavanessa at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 31 13:00:33 PDT 2008

As you have noticed, it has fallen through the cracks.  I used to be the Local, then Regional, and then DEM Youth Combat.  There currently is no Northern marshal, or Central or Southern.  There is only Sir Simonn as Coastal.  Have you tried emailing the DEM?
erik_clawhanded at yahoo.com
If you need further assistance, please let me know.

--- On Thu, 7/31/08, Sæmundr inn skærr <saemundrthepure at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Sæmundr inn skærr <saemundrthepure at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Namron] Fighter marshal, Adult boffer marshal, youth combat marshal,
> To: "Barony of Namron Mailing List" <namron at lists.ansteorra.org>, "The Hard Working Canton Skorragardr" <SkorragardrVirtualSkald at yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Thursday, July 31, 2008, 7:37 AM
> Soon after Sarait and I returned to The Dream, my son (10)
> was having ever
> so much fun at Kings College getting beat on by other
> children while he held
> a soft sword herein referred to as a boffer.  So, I have
> been looking into
> this fun activity for children and have burned many a brain
> cell trying to
> sort it all out.
> I think it would be a good bet, that there are quite a few
> children within
> our region of Ansteorra that has grand dreams of fighting
> like mommy and
> daddy but the topic of boffering is a tough subject to get
> ones hands
> around.  Is it an official activity where marshals monitor
> their safety?  It
> is something that would be better left to children just
> playing, like when I
> was a child and my friends and I beat each other with tree
> limbs?  Is it a
> dead activity?
> I went to the Ansteorran Youth Boffer website and much to
> my dismay it was
> very outdated.  The calendar was atleast a year old (still
> outdated).  It
> had Grace Vanessa listed as the kingdom marshal (updated
> after my
> pestering), and even the regional listed did not know he
> was, in fact, the
> regional marshal (very nice guy indeed to help me
> regardless).  I have
> contacted every appropriate person I can think of, and yet
> there does not
> seem to be answers.
> So, I thought that my next step should be to come here and
> ask those of you
> that have been here MUCH longer than I have, what the
> status of youth combat
> or boffering (is it one and the same?) is in our area? 
> Certainly, I can
> find young Oddr something else to do.. but I am suprised
> that there arent
> more children who are doing this.. or wanting to do this.
> Please, please I beg of you to end this goose chase I have
> been on and give
> me the answer to this puzzle.  What has happened to youth
> boffer/combat.
> Bless
> Sæmundr inn skærr
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