RE: [E_Rapier] February fencing event
- At 02:13 PM 12/23/2008, Eve Harris & David Stamper wrote:
>The same goes for EAOD prizes. If people know they are going to be yankedI believe the gym had room for 3 lists, so we could have one bear
>off the fencing floor at some point for a long period to make way for
>prizes/classes, they may decide not to come. I know there is some
pit, one tournament, and one EAOD prize. Given the smaller numbers
we're looking at, we shouldn't need two lists open for every
tournament to run quickly.
- At 02:18 PM 12/23/2008, you wrote:
>I could easily run such an event for about $200 in Kingston, and atThen I hope you shall do so in the near future. I don't think many
>$10 for site this permits a small number of fencers
>to maintain an event.
of us have that dedication or spare change.
>The biggest thing here is making sure that the event will runArchibald, you know nothing about the planning or preparation Rylyn
>without the canton having to lift a finger. This takes
>forethought and organization. But if you have a bear bones
>structure hammered down, budgets planned down to the penny,
>and staff ready to go--and have contingency plans for unforeseen
>occurrances you'll find that it is a much easier to
>Anyway I've rambled on enough I think, but I'll leave you with this
>final suggestion. Ask around (both SCAdian and
>mundanely) at what people have discovered about spaces that are out
>there, and what their prices are. With a little
>effort and imagination its amazing what you can put together.
has done to be ready to propose this event, nor the experience she
has from past events. By assuming she has done none of these things
you insult her.
A basic part of any budget is anticipated income, and the current
stage of planning is trying to get a feel for what that income might be.