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The Twenty-eighth Year

Captain of the Guard Tournament -- Tarnmist

August 7, 1993 (AS XXVIII)

Site: Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero, CA

From The Page (August, 1993):

The Barony of Tammist invites all to come and participate in the choosing of our next Captain of the Baronial Guard. The competition will be held on August 7 at the Atascadero Lake Park in Atascadero. There will be a prize list held in addition to the martial and artistic competitions. The winner of the prize list will receive a Blackmere tourney box. The winner of the Captaincy will receive the mantle and responsibilities of his commission. The other competitions will include but will not be limited to an open calligraphy/illumination contest for consideration in the choosing of the Captain; any period style. Entries will be displayed at the site and will be judged by those attending the event. At least two prizes to be awarded: one for best calligraphy and one for best illumination. Multiple entries are acceptable, and entries can be combined (separate artists, same entry, etc.) A beading competition will also be held, for beads used as jewelry, and beads used as decoration. Pieces need not be done on site. Glass, metallic and natural material beads only. Any S.C.A. period, all cultures welcome. For all competitions held at this event, documentation is encouraged for the edification of those attending, but is not required. Contact Zaena al Zane for information on the competitions (phone).

The tourney will be followed by an outdoor potluck barbecue, we'll supply the flame, you supply the food. Site fee is $2.50 for adults and $1 for children.

Directions: (omitted)

Autocrat: Achmere ibn Tamin (name/contact info).


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