[Sca-cooks] IKA: Kingdom funding feast (was Minor rant Re: An Event Without a Feast, was Cookery book at Longleat House?)
karstyl at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 11:21:23 PST 2009
Gretchen Beck wrote:
> Just as an aside/interkingdom anthropology note -- I just realized that
> part of this discussion was about the kingdom funding feasts. Wow, it took
> awhile because (IKA), in AEthelmearc, nearly all events have feasts, I've
> never been to a kingom level event without at least a day-board (and
> Coronation/Crown Tourney always have feasts), but the Kingdom of
> Aethelmearc never funds feasts. All events/feasts -- including kingdom
> level events -- are the responsibility of the local hosting group to pay
> for. The kingdom shares the profits, but takes no risk on losses (I suppose
> if a small group lost their entire bank account, there might be some
> special reimbursement, but this is not a usual practice).
Aethelmearc now will cover losses for kingdom events if the losses are
from expenses that were in the approved budget. We made sure of this for
the last kingdom bid we entered.
I think it was changed to encourage more groups (especially the small
ones) to bid on kingdom events.
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