Madrone Baronial Arts, Sciences & Bardic


Hosted by Device of Madrone

The Barony of Madrone (King County, WA )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Madelena Vieri
Date: March 24 , 2018
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on March 24th 2018
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Magnolia Lutheran Church
2414 31st Ave West Seattle, WA 98199

Artisans, entertainers, and those who appreciate works of
beauty and skill: join us for this
year���¢�¯�¿�½�¯�¿�½s A&S and Bardic event of
Madrone! Inspired by Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, who oversaw
Burgundy reach its apex of prosperity and prestige as a center of
the arts, our Baron and Baroness will host a day of display and
performance for the enjoyment of the populace and the selection of
our next Champions. Come compete for the Arts and Sciences or
Bardic Championships, share your work, or simply socialize and take
in the finery of our artistic community, then stay for a delicious
dinner created by the Madrone Culinary


Registration: Adults $15, with a $5 discount for
current members. Dinner: $10. 


Dinner reservations are now full.


Payments should be sent to Barony of Madrone, Baronial A & S,
12819 SE 38th St, #424, Bellevue, WA 98006 Checks payable to SCA,
Inc., Barony of Madrone.


Event Schedule


We anticipate that the Fireside Room will be well-utilized for
active art and socializing during the day; bring your projects! Our
Bardic Champion Rotrude Half-Blind is hosting a music area, and we
hope you will feel free to add to the ambiance of the event with
music at any time. The times without A&S entries being
presented are highlighted in case you have a louder performance
that may be a problem in the same room.

9:00 Site opens for set-up volunteers,
competitors, Culinary Guild, etc

10:00 Event

10:30 Opening

11:00 A&S
Entry Judging

12:00 Mideast
Dance Troupe and then time for any louder bardic pieces

1:00 A&S
Entry Judging Round 2

2:00 Time
available for any louder bardic entries

3:00 Dancing

4:30 Court

6:00 Dinner


Format For The Arts And Sciences Competition:


Please send letters of intent to Their Excellencies at
ten.enordamfoynorab@bdnab by March 11th.


This year we ask for two entries from competitors, with the first
being a completed item that includes documentation.  Your
documentation does not need to meet the stringent requirements of a
Kingdom entry, but should answer the questions of who, what, where,
when, and how, with a bibliography at the end listing your


The second entry may be your pick of either an incomplete item
entry, OR a completed research paper, which should conform to a
more academic format with in line citation and bibliography.


If you choose the incomplete item as your second entry, your
accompanying documentation may be in an outline format or some
other state of incompleteness.  However, we would hope that
you address the same questions of who, what, where, when, and how
in your presentation.


If you choose a research paper as your second entry, please have it
finished and ready to send in by March 10th so that judges may have
ample time to review it.  


Cooperative entries are also welcome!  If you collaborate to
create one or both entries, we would ask that you all know who is
being represented as the potential champion, as we may only have
one individual in that role.  Please let us know that it is a
collaborative entry when you send in your letter of intent as it
will help the judges to be prepared appropriately.


Lastly, if you�¢ï¿½ï¿½re unsure about competing, but might
feel up for sharing your work with you Barony, please consider
putting up a display.  Thank you for all of your creative
efforts and for considering coming out for the job of A&S
Champion.  As usual, if you need any help planning your
presentation, display, editing documentation, or just someone to
talk to about your process I and our gracious baroness are
available to you.  PM me here on FB any time.


Yours In Service,

Helewisa de Frejous



Format For The Bardic Competition:

Greetings from Madrone’s Bardic Champion!

has been my intent throughout this year of service to encourage and
proliferate a specific aspect of the Bardic arts, that being the
Pageantry of Ambiance. Not all bards wish to stand in the
spotlight! Some wish to write songs for other bards to play, or
stand as a member of an ensemble. Some bards are adept at all kinds
of performance, be it as the star or in a supportive role. With
this in mind, I’d like to introduce a new method of determining our
next Bardic Champion.

This year, I wish to encourage a multitude of entries, from
individual to large ensemble pieces. To this end, several options
of venue are possible. Do you have a poem that should be read to
all the court? A dance that would be best performed to the delight
of those at feast? Or have you been working on a recorder duet,
that would sparkle in the background of the day’s festivities?
Madrone wants you!

enter, participants should prepare a minimum of two pieces to
present, either individually or as part of an ensemble. Sign up for
the venue of your choice at gate, and announce your intention to
try for the championship. Their excellencies will, at their
leisure, briefly interview the entrants (sample question : do you
like cake?). At the end of the day, when the performances are done,
our glorious Baron and Baroness shall determine and declare their
champion. It’s as simple as that!

Past entrants and former Champions encouraged to apply. You know
you love that sweet regalia…

Have more than two pieces to share with the hall? I love it, more
more more, all of the time! 
Have a piece to perform but don’t want to be champion? Yes, please!
Work it up! 
Just get yourself on the signup list, and we can work it out!

Come and play music! Sing us a song! Tell a grand story, or craft
us a rhyme! All of the bardy things forever! 
Help us make this an event to remember. Madrone can’t do it without

Yours in service and in art,

Rotrude Halfblind



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