When asked why people do not enter A&S Competitions, most often the answer is ‘Because of the Documentation: It’s Scary, too hard, what’s the point?’ Documentation is a very important part of judging an A&S competition. It informs the judges of your methods, your skill level, perhaps something about the art form they do not know or had misconceptions of in the past. Documentation helps a judge grade all the other aspects of an item. The Authenticity, the creative components, the workmanship and just how complex something really is. You need not be a Laurel or an Academic to write useful documentation, that will not only score you some extra points, but help with points in the other categories as well. Below are some helpful links to guide you with writing your Documentation.

A&S Questionnaire

This very helpful questionnaire was written by Antonia di Lorenzo from Stormhold. She found it helped even the most nervous write up documentation for their projects.
A&S Questionnaire

Upcoming Competitions
at a glance

November Crown 2016

(Barony of River Haven)
5th - 6thNov2016

A Weaving Implement) (Heddles, box loom, weaving sword, warp weights, tablets for card waving made from horn, bronze etc.)

Children's Clothing (An item or a full outfit, from any era.)

An item utilising fur (The fur can form the whole item or a part of it i.e. clothing, accessories etc. Faux fur can be used.)

Twelfth Night 2017

(Barony of Politarchopolis)
7th - 8thJan 2017

A nautical item Any medium, any period. Ideas: Navigation item, rope, bucket, safety, every day tools, etc.

An item for the hands, head or feet (Any medium, any period. Ideas: Gloves, shoes, socks, comb, brush, pattens etc.

Something to carry liquid in Any medium, any period. Ideas: for a journey, in the home, at work.

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