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The Thirty-first Year

Arts and Sciences Tournament

July 27-28, 1996 (AS XXXI)

Two Rocks Coast Guard Station,
Petaluma, CA

From The Page (June, 1996):

This year Arts and Sciences wih be held at Two Rocks Coast Guard Station near Petaluma, where cool ocean breezes should be most pleasant in the heart of Summer. We wih have a wonderful array of classes. Strands (groups of classes) include Food and Drink, Heraldry, Archery, Connecting Threads, Games, Dance, Wrighting and Smithing, Bardic Arts, Home Arts, and other neat stuff. There is also a 101 Strand: introductory level classes for the absolute beginner.

If you have never been to an Arts and Sciences Tourney, this is a perfect time to start. If you have come before, you know this is a delightful event, start to finish.

The Page School will hold its annual Tournament, have classes for Pages, and offer outstanding values at its fund raising auction.

This is a military base, so be sure you have your driver's hcense and proof of insurance. Obey ah posted speed limit signs (watch that short section posted 10 MPH). There is a lake for fishing and feeding the ducks, but no swimming or wading. Watch your Smalls! Also, there are no pets allowed (even cats).

Merchants: Call the Autocrat to arrange early entry.

Competitions: Arts: Vocal Performance, Instrumental Performance. Sciences: Woodworking: Architectural carving. Metalworking: Tools. For more information, see the Contest Calendar on page 3.

Site Fee: $5.00 per person. Smalls 12 and under are free.

Autocrat: Deborah Fitzwilliam (contact info omitted).


This year Arts and Sciences will be held at Two Rocks Coast Guard Station near Petaluma, where cool ocean breezes should be most pleasant in the heart of Summer. The site will open Friday at 2:00 pm and close Sunday 5:00 pm. We have a wonderful array of classes. The descriptions follow, along with a time schedule. The classes and schedule we are subject to change. Look carefully to see if the classes you want to take have materials fees or require you to bring something (fabric, pliers etc.)

On Saturday, the Page School will have classes for Pages, The Queen's Lemonade Stand, and offer outstanding values at it's Fund-Raising Auction. Classes will include Book Heraldry, Felting, Cooking, Sewing a Pouch, Cross-stitch, Boffer making and more. Some class have a $1.00 fee. Any child age 6 to 16 is welcome to participate in Page Activities.

On Sunday the Page School holds its boffer tourney to determine who will be the Defender and the Keeper of the Oak. The list will open 9:00 to 9:30 on Sunday. Fighting will begin at 9:45.

Here are the rules and regulations for the Boffer Tourney. 1) Wear sturdy shoes or boots and funtional garb. 2) Sword and shield only. 3) Boffer swords should not have hilts. 4) All Equipment must be approved by the Chancellor at the time of sign- up. 5) Fighters must have a consort. (Friends and siblings are fine.) 6) Bring a drinking vessel marked with your name. 7) Come prepared to have a great time. Note: Some leaner boffer equipment is available. For regulations and instructions on building boffer equipment, please call the Chancellor, Morrin Scatloch (Listed in The Page).

Reminder This is a military base so be sure you have your driver's licensee and proof of insurance.

Site Fee: $ 5.00 per person Smalls age 12 and under are free.

Autocrat: Deborah Prieskop (contact info omitted).

Two+Pages of Class Descriptions Omitted.

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