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ACCESSORIES
This Category is for mixed media items that you would have on or about your person as part of your ensemble. It is limited to items that, due to a combination of materials, are difficult to place. Entry in this category is by discretion of the Pent Coordinator.

AGRICULTURE
Farming arts including growing plants or crops, forestry topics, and land management.

ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Tools of the trade or accessories made for the use of animals

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Equestrian, Beekeeping, Hunting, Farming, Fishing

ANIMAL ARTS Items crafted from materials harvested from animals EXCEPT fiber arts (FIBER ARTS) and edible items (CULINARY and BEVERAGES)

This Category may include, but is not limited to: Leatherwork, Bone, Items made from Parchment, Tanning, Parchment making

APPLIED RESEARCH
Extremely well researched items too simple or modest to compete fairly in a more traditional category. The score would be split between the research paper and the item, with the paper being worth more than half of the points.

The paper/research portion of the entry must be submitted in advance. Entries in Applied Research must be received electronically or postmarked by
*** February 1, 2020 ***

BEVERAGES
A liquid prepared for human consumption.

THE ICE DRAGON SITE IS DRY BUT WE ARE ALLOWED TO BRING IN ALCOHOL FOR COMPETITION Those who are entering the beverage category MUST be discreet with carrying the bottles in to the college. Please carry all bottles in enclosed containers (closed opaque bags or boxes).

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Beer & Ale, Wine & Mead, Cordials, Non-alcoholic beverages

CERAMICS AND GLASS
Items made of ceramics or glass.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Pottery, Glasswork, Beadmaking, Stained glass

CHEMISTRY, ALCHEMY, AND POTIONS
Formula or recipe-based items that are not food/beverage.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Dyeing, Pigments, Paints, Stains, Cosmetics, Glazes, Perfumery

CULINARY
Items prepared for human consumption (beverages excluded).

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Main dish, Side dish, Sweets, Subtleties, Breads, Food preservation, Sauces, Flavorings

CURIOSA
Unique or unusual entries that don't fit in any of the traditional categories. Entries in this category must be approved by Pent Coordinator in advance.

Deadline for registration in this category is
***March 14, 2020.***

FABRIC CONSTRUCTION
Any items made of fabric

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Clothing, Accessories, Household items

FABRIC DECORATION
Application of surface decoration on fabric

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Embroidery, Applique, Fabric printing and painting

FIBER ARTS
The arts associated with making yarn/string or the creation of fabric

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Spinning, Weaving, Narrow-work, Sprang, Knitting, Netting, Nalbinding, Lacemaking, Felting

LITERARY ARTS
Entries in Literary Arts must be received electronically or postmarked by
*** February 1, 2020 ***

Entries may be sent electronically or via hardcopy in the mail. If you do not receive a confirmation email that an electronically submitted entry has been received within 24 hours of sending it, contact me. Please contact cori in advance if you are sending hard copy.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Musical arrangement & composition, Poetry & prose, Research paper [A research paper may be written in any style which the entrant chooses (EG Chicago, ALA, etc.) The judging of the paper is to be focused on the research presented, and any theories or conclusions presented. The entrant is strongly encouraged to be consistent in the use of the style they choose.

METAL WORKING
Items made of metal or use of metal as a decorative element.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Armor, Domestic, Jewelry

LIVE PERFORMANCE
Entries should not exceed 15 minutes unless you have made prior arrangements with the Performing Arts Category Coordinator. As there are time and space limits, the number of longer performance entries may be limited and are at the discretion of the Coordinator.
All entries must be performed in the area where the judging is taking place.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Instrumental, Vocal, Physical (dance, juggling etc.), Storytelling, Drama/Comedy/Improv, Oratory, Historic Combat( Entries of artistic endeavor showcasing a martial art of SCA period and/or used currently within the Society. The format is limited only by the entrant's creativity and safety considerations.)

SPECIAL NOTE: No entry will be accepted if the presentation requires a Marshall or safety equipment to be present. No active combat (by Society definition) of any type will be allowed.

SCRIBAL ARTS
Items that would be made by a scribe. Handwritten and/or painted pages based on documents or manuscripts.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Calligraphy, Illumination

STUDIO ARTS
Various visual arts that require a specialized set of tools or space to create.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Bookmaking

WOODWORKING
Items made of wood or use of wood as a decorative element.

This Category may include, but is not limited to:
Construction, Embellishment, Turning













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