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The Sixteenth Year

Prize Tourney and Province Championship -- Silver Desert
June 6-7, 1981 (AS XVI)

From The Page (May, 1981):

The Province of the Silver Desert invites one and all to its Prize Tournament/Provincial Championship Tournament. The Prize is open to all comers, but the Champion Lists are for members of the Province only. Households and officers of the Province are sponsoring a wide variety of contests: Othello (a board game) - the Seneschalate, Heraldically offensive device design (pointless) - Heralds, Favors - Arts, Archery - Science,s Ducmented non-standard (no swords, shields) weaponslists - Marshallate, Dancing - Exchequer and House Bedlam, Limbo - Constabulary, Barding (original song, story, and poetry) - House Starlocke, Drinking (small fee to cover expenses) - Chronicler and House Que Dictus, Best Challenge (need not be fought, but must be concluded), Chatelaine. In addition to prizes, points toward the Grand Championship will be awarded. AND the Grand Champion will receive a silver pendant as token of his/her prowess.

Set-up from 3:00 to 11:00 pm, Friday June 5. If you cannot avoid arriving later than 11 pm, please make arrangements for park access (well in advance) by calling the Autocrat. Campsites may be available in the lower (public) camping area on a first come, first served basis.

Autocrat: Ambrose of Barduin (phone) or Ceridwen MacAoudhegain (phone).


Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.


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