From The Page (September, 1990):
Southgate Community Center, Hayward, CA. Site opens 12:30 pm.
The Bard of the Mists competition, will once again (finally), be held in conjunction with a feast. The overall theme for feast & competition is VIKING (as befits our current Bard). The competition will be held between removes. In addition to the Bardic entertainment, there will be an SCA history test, a bardic quiz, & a "name the Princess' wombat" contest (see the back of your feast ticket). The categories for the competition are:
Anyone wishing to compete must contact the Bard of the Mists, Sir Valgard Stonecleaver, prior to the date of the event. The feast will feature a delicious fish stew, cold meat & sauce, chicken & leek pie, lamb, a fruit soup, & various sides & dessert. A complete menu & ingredient listing is available by mail (send SASE). Water, Tea & Lemonade will be provided. TICKETS are $10, & are available at events from Sir Valgard, Viscountess Krysta, & Mikhail Justinius, or by mail (send SASE) at the autocrat's address (below).
AUTOCRAT: Viscountess Krysta of Starfall (name/contact info). COMPETITION AUTOCRAT: Bard Sir Valgard Stonecleaver (name/contact).
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