1055Awards and Advancement
- Jun 2, 2006As there seem to be several guild members who are not personally ready
to advance, this might be an excellent time to turn them in to the
Royalty. I can think of 3 individuals that have been publically urged
to play their Provost prizes but have remained silent (or said not-
How does one reccomend someone for an award? Well, it's really very
1) Familiarize yourself with the awards that a person holds. The
awards list is searchable by name at
*note that the persons geographic location is listed in the awards list.
2) Familiarize yourself with the awards that that person might be
eligible for. You can search both Kingdom and Principality lists.
Many of the 'fighting' awards are general enough to apply to rapier
combat. Don't forget service and arts awards as applicable.
West - http://heralds.westkingdom.org/Awards/awarddsc.htm
Mists - http://heralds.westkingdom.org/Awards/mistsdsc.htm
Cynagua - http://heralds.westkingdom.org/Awards/cynaguadsc.htm
Oertha - http://heralds.westkingdom.org/Awards/oerthadsc.htm
3) Write a letter. I like to include who I am, how I know this person
and 2-3 examples of why they are worthy of the award. I also include
events that the person is likely to be at if they don't travel much,
and contact information for myself if the Royalty have any further
questions. The Mists and Cynaguan have forms on the website that you
can fill out in addition to having email addresses for the Royalty.
Royal email addresses - http://www.westkingdom.org/royalty/index.php
Mists rec form - http://mists.westkingdom.org/RecommendLetter.shtml
Cynaguan rec form - http://cynagua.org/awards/form/
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