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Sponsored Categories for Spring A&S (2016)

Coronet's Choice

Guild Sponsored

Individually Sponsored

Coronet's Choice: Lapine

Coronet's Choice: Rams

Coronet's Choice: The Boar

Coronet's Choice: The Bear

  • We will choose our favourite of the entries that would be items that are predominately white in colour as befits our bear. Blue accents are appreciated but not necessary.
  • Won in 2016 by Petra of Septentria

Coronet's Choice: The Cup

Best Handwoven Item

Best Handwoven Item (Novice)

Customer of the Year Award

  • Sponsored by: Trillium Weavers
  • Top scoring (based on judges scores) item made from something woven (does not have to have been woven by the entrant) i.e. best use of woven items)
  • Won in 2016 by Emer ingen úi Áiden

One of Us! One of Us! Award

Documentation

  • The Kingdom Library of Ealdormere would like to sponsor a prize for documentation - an entrant that makes the best use of a combination of primary and secondary sources to document a project.
  • Won in 2016 by Lucia de Moranza

Best Research Paper

  • Sponsored by: Scholars' Guild
  • This prize will be given for the best research paper entry (i.e. not documentation for another entry, but an entry on its own). The judges will be looking for use of sources, critical thinking, analysis, and original thought.
  • Won in 2016 by Ailis de la March

Best Documentation of Process

  • Sponsored by: Scholars' Guild
  • This prize will be given for the documentation that best demonstrates the process of creating the entry from start to finish, including discussion of experiments (successful or not) and/or the visual documentation of the process of creation, as well as how well support from sources and resources is used to back up the documentation.
  • Won in 2016 by Jane Caldwell

Jolly Good Cheer

  • Sponsored by: The household known as the Jolly Procrastinators
  • Details: Chosen from those projects entered into Kingdom A&S but not yet completed.
  • Prize: a basket of items to help you save time and work comfortably to encourage you to continue your work.
  • Won in 2016 by Lucia de Moranza

Medieval Martial Arts

  • Details: Any project that looks at interpreting medieval martial arts and/or their place within medieval culture. This includes both research projects and presentations.
  • 2016 unawarded

Heraldic Arts

  • Sponsored by: The College of Heralds
  • Details: Any project that involves the heraldic arts, including heraldic display, calligraphy and illumination that include heraldic elements, name or armory research, and heraldic recitation.
  • Won in 2016 by Fáelán Ruadh ua Aodha

Best Use of Herbs

Did it Explode?

  • Sponsored by: House Herissony
  • Details: Did your project explode? Burn to a crisp? Harm innocent pets? Did something not turn out quite the way you hoped–but your project was a success because you stared that problem down and learned from it? This is a prize for the persistent, for those not afraid to experiment, who know that failure is the key to success.
  • Won in 2016 by Elsebeth Ffarberynn
  • Sponsored by: THL Alais de Poitiers
  • Details: This can be a project of any discipline, which is related to the work, play or survival of the lower classes of any time period covered by the SCA. For example, agricultural labourers, herdsmen, indentured servants, etc. This is an opportunity for people to enter the world of the real majority of medieval lives, and for a project that isn't “shiny” to be rewarded.
  • Won in 2016 by Fáelán Ruadh ua Aodha

Beautifully Done Basics

16th Century

Vocal Performance

  • Sponsored by: THL Marie l'Englois
  • Details: Chosen from vocal performance entries that meet at least one of the following criteria: performance of extant music from any time period covered by the SCA, performance of original music authored in the style of extant music from any time period covered by the SCA, performance of original music about events that occurred in any time period covered by the SCA, performance of music using a vocal technique and ornamentation style that was popular in a particular place and time period covered by the SCA.
  • 2016 unawarded

Instrumental Performance

  • Sponsored by: THL Marie l'Englois
  • Details: Chosen from instrumental performance entries that meet at least one of the following criteria: performance of extant music from any time period covered by the SCA, performance of original music authored in the style of extant music from any time period covered by the SCA, performance of music on a period instrument, performance of music using a technique and ornamentation style that was popular in a particular place and time period covered by the SCA.
  • won in 2016 by Brunhilda (child) and Lydia de Enzinas

Music composition

  • Sponsored by: THL Marie l'Englois
  • Details: Chosen from composition entries showcasing original vocal or instrumental music authored in the style of extant music from any place and time period covered by the SCA.
  • Won in 2016 by Inge of Sten Mark

Music research

  • Sponsored by: THL Marie l'Englois
  • Details: Chosen from research entries focused on some aspect of music from any time period covered by the SCA. This could be anything from music theory or notation, to stylistic observations about music from a particular time and place, to articles on the place of music in society, to studies of music crafted for a particular purpose (e.g. for dance, theater, court, home, pubs, gossip transmission, etc), to using some aspect of extant music to support some other aspect of SCA research and historical knowledge (e.g. using song lyrics to support the existence of a particular fashion or societal trend, using extant instruments or instrument construction treatises to support other woodworking projects, etc).
  • won in 2016 by Muirenn ingen Morgair

Armour

  • Sponsored by: Lord Cesare Ambrigino di Salvazzi
  • Details: Armour! It's too easy to forget that all the hard work put into making that armour so it functions on the field, is an art and science. Only accepting pieces you made yourself. Judged on; 'Period accuracy', 'Marshal approved', & 'Impress the Troops' Winner decided by judges scoring. Using 'Febreze' on it once before display might help sway judges opinion.
  • Won in 2016 by Ælfwyn et Langanwuda

I Grew It

  • Details: Any project that uses in it's production, one or more plant grown by the individual. Will be looking at effort in growing and maintaining the plant, as well as effort processing the plant (or it's parts) for the project.
  • Won in 2016 by Ailis de la March
  • Sponsored by: THL Graem de Cherbourg
  • Details: This award is to recognize an artisan that most creatively manages to produce a work with medieval appearance and/or function where modern constraints of the SCA or mundane laws or rules preclude using period techniques or materials for part of the piece.
  • Won in 2016 by Ersebet of Târgovişte

Best embroidered item

  • Sponsored by Pomestnitsa Marina Anastasia Ozorowska
  • Chosen from all items which have been embroidered, or have embroidery on them, and which best demonstrate the embroiderer's understanding of the type of embroidery completed, demonstrate accurate execution of technique or techniques and demonstrate an understanding of its historical context.
  • Won in 2016 by Lucia de Moranza

Calligraphy that Wows

  • Sponsored by Lady Merewen de Sweynesheie
  • Awarded to the most eye-catching and interesting calligraphy, not necessarily technically perfect.
  • 2016 unawarded

Depth through Detail

Handknitting

miscellaneous/sponsored_categories_for_spring_a_s_2016.txt · Last modified: 2017/04/19 16:32 by Catherine Townson