2010 July 22
In Attendance *************
Old Business **************
* Unofficial practices have been occurring Fall City and Katherine Taylor with Tilt. * They are open to other games too. * Tubes "Cores" have been acquired. * Previous length was 5 feet with the lance total at 10 feet. Experiments will begin with 6 and 7 ' cores as well.
* Guillaume was awarded the Jambe de Lion! * No horses were in attendance. * New An Tir Book of Horse has been signed off on. Guillaume will send around shortly.
* Questions posed was "Was the expense for horse and rider a little too much?" * The overall cost averaged out. $10 per horse. 16 Riders = $160. Insurance ran $100 and water about $50. * Decided that as long as the event pays for itself then we are all good. * PDF was discussed on how to organize events. This will be re-addressed after the Emprise.
New Business **************
* Her Majesty has declared that everyone needs to have a banner that will participate. * Potentially we can have banner painting at the Baronial Socials. The normal cotton / paint banners. * There is no EMIC currently assigned for the event. * Location = Glymm Mere * Pre-Reg is necessary for horse and rider by August 15th.
Wyewood Championship on July 24th.
Midhaven Championship on July 31st.
Emprise - Reber Ranch. Sept 24 - 26
* Insurance has been acquired for both the event as well as practice. * Tilt is now fully painted. The Quintain still needs the counter weights. * During the Joust Practice or the Practice before the Emprise, we need to get get the measurements for the tilt. * Heralds * We are now actively recruiting bards. * Offering new techniques on recruiting heralds. * If a rider does not have a herald, then one can be assigned. * Assigned Heralds will not act as personal lackies. * Countess Elizabeth will be the Herald in Charge. * Guillaume has her contact info. * Sunday's Challenge Course will be based on the Legend of Beowulf.
Work Party is scheduled for Aug 13/14th at Rogue Haven.
Practice = August 22nd.
Next Emprise Meeting is August 5th at Guillaume and Annise's house.
Largese for Pensic has been requested as well as Sept Crown, etc... from Her Majesty.
* Little painted wooden horses were discussed. * Need to set up a wooden horse painting party.
MEG automobile stickers were talked about and a count taken down. These will come in two sizes, small and large.
Scrim Horse Sheets in MEG colors. Order now through Aeschine to get them by Sept Crown. About $30.