[Ravensfort] Fw: [Ansteorra-announce] Bryn Gwlad Fall Championship fighting formats
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Sun Sep 18 12:06:54 PDT 2011
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From: "Baron Phelim Gervase" <bb.bryngwlad at gmail.com>
To: <ansteorra-announce at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2011 9:35 PM
Subject: [Ansteorra-announce] Bryn Gwlad Fall Championship fighting formats
> We are reaching out to the fighters of the kingdom due to confusion
> by a courier mishandling his parcels and delivering the wrong letter to
> Steward of our event. The missive Sir Dietrich received and published was
> regarding upcoming war maneuvers and not our championship. While we will
> clarifying the various formats for the Armored and Rapier tournaments at
> event, we wanted to get the word out beforehand so people come prepared
> are less surprised when they arrive at Castleton.
> For the Armored field, we shall have:
> . For those arriving on Friday evening (~9pm), there will be a
> barrier battle fought in a counted blows format. The duration will depend
> the number of fighters in attendance and the enjoyment of those present.
> . Saturday morning will begin with a "King of the Hill" bear pit
> tournament. This should give all who enter an outstanding workout and
> challenge as you try to take advantage of the terrain up and down the
> hillside near the fort.
> . Saturday afternoon will see a bridge battle with a twist. As
> of the fighters take the bridge, they will need to determine if they are
> taking one of their stronger fighting styles or a weaker one. This choice
> and the outcome of the fight will determine how many points they receive
> that bout.
> . Should their still be time and the fighters be willing and able,
> we will have a "George and the Dragon" tournament that will be explained
> should it happen.
> For the Rapier field, we shall have:
> . Saturday morning will start with a standard elimination
> tournament. The number of entrants will determine the exact format to fit
> within the duration.
> . Saturday afternoon will see town battles taking place within
> Castleton. Small units selected at random with points given to each of the
> winning team members. At the end of the fighting in addition to the person
> with the most points being selected to enter into Sunday's championship,
> there will also be one chosen by acclaim for the feats they achieved that
> . To end the day, after the Henry V play we will see an armored as
> worn Cut & Thrust demonstration. This is meant to entertain the crowd and
> once the fighting is complete, the crowd shall select the popular choice
> their voices.
> Then on Sunday we will be having our premier championship tournaments.
> those who won or were selected during the tournaments earlier in the
> weekend, they can enter the tournament or name someone they wish to
> in their stead. In addition we will then grant a small number of
> to name combatants to enter either of the tournaments. At that point we
> allow the highest ranking person present to name someone to enter one or
> other of the tournaments until both lists are both complete. Once the
> is complete we will decide our champions via a single bout single
> elimination tournament.
> We look forward to seeing the displays of chivalry, honor and gallantry
> throughout the weekend.
> We want to thank Sir Ysfael and Don Ceallach for setting up a format that
> is diverse and should entertain those in attendance and challenge the
> fighters in their diversity.
> In Service,
> Phelim & Myfanwy
> Baron & Baroness of Bryn Gwlad
> Lord & Lady of Hellsgate
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> Ansteorra-Announce at ansteorra.org
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