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The Twenty-seventh Year

First Sword Tourney -- Esfenn

August 8, 1992 (AS XXVII)

From The Page (June, 1992):

Time again to call forth fighters for a tourney from which legends are made. Will you be the one to lead Esfenn into battle and continue the recent tradition of moving on to ever more glorious rewards? Our last two First Swords became princes! Come and claim the right!

The First Sword competition is open to all fighters of the West and the winner will become the military spokesman/representative and field commander for the Shire. The shire will also hold a Prize Tourney and activities for non-fighters. A revel will follow the days efforts and achievements.

Autocrat: T' Andre Catspaw (name/contact info).


From The Page (July, 1992):

Legendary ... that's Esfenn's First Sword Tourney, our champions and our site favors! Yes, our site favors, better than ever for this our 10th anniversary.

To all fighters of the West, claim the right to become our military representative and field commander. It is well known that winning this honor may lead to more glorious rewards!

The site, Weekes Park in Hayward, opens at 9 A.M. Lists sign-ups begin at 9:30, armor inspections at 10:30 and fighting at 11:30 A.M., sharp! Activities to entertain and amaze all continue throughout the day. A Prize Tourney is also sponsored. The site fee is $5.

The day's achievements will be celebrated with a revel/pot luck in the evening. Esfenn will provide a selection of meats. Suggestions of dishes to bring are: LAST NAMES A-G: fruits and salads; H-N: main dishes; O-U: breads and cheeses and V-Z: deserts

Autocrat: Ismay of Fenris' Keep (name/contact info).

Directions: (omitted)


From The Page (August, 1992):

Last call to all fighters of the West and would-be legends ... we need a champion and as you know, our recent champions have moved on to greater things!

Lists sign-ups begin at 9:30, ammor inspection at 10:30, fighting at 11:30, sharp! A Prize Tourney is also sponsored. (You may determine the type of combat should you donate a prize!)

Other activities, such as tavern games, dancing and more will entertain one and all through-out the day. The site fee, $5, includes all this, our FAMOUS site favors and the potluck/revel at day's end (Esfenn will supply a variety of meats). Suggestions for dishes to bring are (by legal last name): A-G: fruits and salads; H-N: main dishes; O-U; breads and cheeses and V-Z: deserts.

Autocrat: Ismay (name/contact info).

Directions: (omitted)


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