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Sponsored Categories for Spring A&S (2017)

The following sponsored categories have been announced

Please note that sponsors may withdraw without penalty

Prizes can be sponsored by individuals or by groups. The individual or group sponsoring must provide a gift for the winner of their sponsored prize. Prize categories must be general in category rather than specific. ie ‘hats’ instead of ‘german hats’ or ‘Best Persona Development’ not ‘Best Barbarian Pirate’.

All entries, including display, can be considered for the sponsored prizes.

Entrants in Kingdom A&S can be awarded the prize for multiple categories. Prizes will be awarded by sponsors throughout the day as decisions are made.

Sponsored Categories for Spring A&S (2016)

Cornet Sponsored

Individual Sponsored

Group or Guild Sponsored

Coronet's Choice: Lapine

Coronet's Choice: Bear

  • Details: 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: Ram

Coronet's Choice: The Cup

  • Sponsored by: Mistress 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
  • Won in 2017 by Aleksander Bergessøn


Light in the Dark (Ages)

  • Sponsored by: THL Emer ingen uí Áiden
  • Details: “Light in the Dark (Ages)” for an impressive entry in an “early period” (no later than the 900s) skill or item.
  • Won in 2017 by <not awarded>

Medieval Martial Arts

  • Sponsored by: Master Giovanni de Enzinas
  • Details: Any project that looks at interpreting medieval martial arts and/or their place within medieval culture. This includes both research projects and presentations.
  • Won in 2017 by <not awarded>
  • 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
  • Won in 2017 by <not awarded>

Best Experimental Archeology

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
  • Won in 2017 by Constance of Caldrithig

Depth through Detail

  • Sponsored by Lady Merewen de Sweynesheie
  • Awarded for the most impressive use of fine detail work, regardless of category.
  • Won in 2016 by Lucia de Moranza
  • Won in 2017 by Marsalai inghean Aoidh

Best Fine Art or Illumination

  • Sponsored by Baroness Lucia de Enzinas
  • Awarded for most inspiring or beautiful fine art or illumination entry.
  • Won in 2017 by Christiana de Mundegumry


  • 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
  • Won in 2017 by Merewen de Sweynesheie

The Albertus Magnus Award

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
  • Won in 2017 by Emelote of Calais

One of Us! One of Us! Award

Most Impressive Late Period

  • Sponsored by: La Famiglia Salvazzi
  • Details: This can be anything, as long as it is pertaining to life in the 1500's (give or take a couple decades) Extra points will, of course, be awarded to projects which are Venetian.
  • Won in 2017 by Estienne de Nantes

Email Lucia de Enzinas, Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences at ealdormere.kmoas@gmail.com to get your prize added to the listing.

miscellaneous/sponsored_categories_for_spring_a_s_2017.txt · Last modified: 2023/04/16 23:59 by Dietrich von Sachsen

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