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Twenty-second Year

June Crown

June 20-21, 1987 (AS XXII)

From The Page (April, 1987):

June Crown Tournament will be held on June 20 and 21 at Grant Ranch Park on Mount Hamilton Road east of San Jose. This is the same site as March Crown A.S. XIX.

No site fee has been determined yet, but it looks like the park will charge $5 to $10 per car, so carpooling is recommended.

The Arts and Sciences competitions at June Crown will be poetry, canvas-work, costuming (1401-1600), shoes (1401-1600) and basketry.

For more information, call the autocrat, Heather MacTeague (contact info omitted).

From The Page (May, 1987):

June Crown Tournament will be held June 20 and 21 at Grant Ranch Park on Mount Hamilton Road east of San Jose. This is the same site as March Crown A.S. XIX.

No site fee has been determined yet, but it looks like the park will charge $5 to $10 per car, so carpooling is recommended.

For more information, call the autocrat, Heather MacTeague (contact info omitted).

Merchants must pre-register for June Crown by sending Ella du Vergne (contact info omitted) a photocopy of their business or resale license and a brief description of goods to be sold. Santa Clara County has some regulations about who may sell what in the county parks. No raffle tickets or lottery tickets can be sold at all.

Her Majesty would like to see a contest for Cats Anything at June Crown. Get creative and amuse the Queen.

The Pied d'Argent competition for June Crown will be Karabushka (the dance of the Tiny Caribous). See last month's Page or the Chronicler for directions.

The arts competitions for June Crown are: Composition -- poetry: a poem in a medieval or Renaissance style. Maximum length of one page, document the poetic style. Please make three copies of the poem and the documentation. Needlework -- canvaswork: the work should be done on canvas or silk mesh. Document the stiches as being period. Colors and design should be period. Finishing counts, the entry should be cleaned and blocked. Canvaswork includes bargello, cross stitch, gogleim stitch, basket weave, tent stitch, etc. Costuming -- 1401-1600: pay attention to details, finishing counts, seams should be finished. Must be modeled. Non-European costume is allowable. Documentation is required.

All contest times will be posted. Judging should be done by the third round. Please sign up in the morning before the competitions begin. Late entries are difficult to squeeze into the schedule. The pavillion being used as the arts pavillion is a purple and black sunshade, all forms will be there. There will be an arts display at Twelfth Night. Talk to the Minister of Arts if you are interested in displaying your work.

From The Page (June, 1987):

(The Page copy appears identical to the May issue, except where "the Chronicler" is mentioned, the name "Gräfina Grün" is substituted, and this paragraph is added:)

The Kingdom Officers will be arrayed around County Seat, across from the Royal Pavillion. (This will include the Chirurgeon, Arts, Sciences, Constabulary, Gold Key, Marshals, & Heralds.) This is for the convenience of those who need someone important wnd who know better than to disturb the Royalty).


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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