Golden Seamstress Challenge II
Hosted by Barony of Beyond the Mountain - New Britain, CT
Event date: October 26th, 2018 - October 27th, 2018
Event Last Modified: October 25th, 2018
The Barony Beyond the Mountain invites you to come show us your costuming skills.
The seamstresses of the east will take up the challenge to create a complete set of garments, from the skin out, in18 hours. Teams of from 1-6 active members are to start at 10pm on Friday, and continue to 6pm Saturday. Team members are expected to remain on site during the competition. At the close of the sewing portion of the competition, each team will present their final outfit to the judges and populace. They will be expected to show and explain all layers in as succinct and expeditious a manner as possible. Additional presentations are welcome, but will be done while the judges are sequestered after the show. Once the judges have reached a decision, Their Excellencies of BBM will hold court, and the winners will be announced.
For full details on the competition and information on registering a team, please visit:
Site Opens: 5:00pm Friday October 26
Site Closes: 9pm Saturday October 27
HSC Community Center
370 Osgood Avenue
New Britain, CT 06053
North, east or west take your best route to I-84, exit 36 (Slater Road).
From the exit, continue straight onto Sterling Road. Sterling ends in a T with a wood straight ahead of you.
At the woods, turn LEFT onto Corbin Avenue. The entrance to the site is on your RIGHT, it's a gate in a chain link-fence, just before Osgood Avenue. If you get to Osgood Avenue, you've just passed it.
From the south, take I-91 to exit 22N (Route 9 North)
Merge LEFT to route 72 West toward Bristol. Take the Corbin Avenue exit. This is a RIGHT hand exit off of Route 72.
Turn RIGHT into Corbin Avenue for - 1.3 miles.
The entrance to the site is on the RIGHT. It is a gate in a chain-link fence just before Osgood Avenue. If you get to Osgood Avenue, you have just passed it.
If you miss the Corbin Avenue exit, then get onto I-84 East-bound and follow the directions above.
A site fee of $10 will be charged, with a $5 discount for members.
A simple breakfast will be available at no charge to the team members.
A dayboard will be available to folks for $5. Dayboard menu is as follows:
Corn Bread (GF)
Onion Soup (GF)
Chicken Leek Soup
Make Checks Payable to: SCA INC, Barony Beyond the Mountain
mka Anne Akin
Send Reservations to:
29 Fowler Road
North Stonington, CT 06359