[Northkeep] Bardic competition at Castellan?

Jerry and Teresa Herring j.t.herring at sbcglobal.net
Tue May 27 16:02:54 PDT 2008

That is still the way it the way it is run today although next year that 
will be changing.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Fitzmorgan" <fitzmorgan at gmail.com>
To: "The Barony of Northkeep" <northkeep at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 9:24 AM
Subject: Re: [Northkeep] Bardic competition at Castellan?

>   I can tell you what it has been in the past.  It is entirely posssable
> that it has changed and I haven't heard about it.
>   The first part has been a challenge format.  All those who enter are
> given a number of tokens.  They issue a challenge to another bard and 
> wager
> a token on the outcome of the challenge.  They pick a judge who is
> acceptable to both and the challenge specifies the format.  This continues
> until a pre-set time.  At that time the 3 bards with the most tokens are
> selected as the finalists.
>   In the final round the finalists are given a topic, and one houre to
> compose a new piece that matches that topic.  You have to write something
> new even if you already have a piece that matches.  They then perform that
> new piece and it is judged by the outgoing bard and the B & B, or someone
> they designate.
>   Again, this is the format that has been used in the past, but it may 
> have
> been changed.
> Robert Fitzmorgan
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 8:19 AM, Tina Michael <tinabetta at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ** Raises hand and asks for permission to speak**   So, what were the 
>> rules
>> for the Bardic competition again? * blinks innocently* Not like I have a
>> chance or anything.  *scuffs toe on the ground in a dusty little circle* 
>> I
>> want to be prepared as I don't know what I might be up against. *Breathes 
>> a
>> heavy sigh*  After all, I am new here, and from Trimaris! *( covers face
>> and
>> runs away ducking her head and giggling!)*
>>  Lady Augustina Elizabetta da San Germano
>>  Former Baronial Bard of Darkwater and jester to Queen Islay
>>  Better known as Tina the Terrible or Bubbles Boudoir, tee hee
>>  you don't know me, *yet!*
>> --
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