To encourage camaraderie and territorial pride, Hanover and Bronwyn will be holding the first annual Acre Games.
At each event during the year, we will have competitions for territories to earn "war points"... Martial, arts & sciences, bardic, games, cooking, brewing , etc. Territories can make alliances for games that require multiple participants like cooking and melees, with each territory gaining the point. Champion competitions can only be done solo, with each territory sending their best choice.
Just remember, in the end, there can be only one.
If there is a tie come Yule, Their Graces will pick one or more Sudden Death challenges out of a hat.
The territory that wins this years games will receive a trophy, bragging rights and a waiver for next years taxes for that territory and all its members.
Competitions will be run by The Master Of The Games. His/Her word will be final, but the Crown reserves the right to award points for exemplary acts and displays of chivalry and valour.
Autocrats are encouraged to check with the Master Of The Games for suggestions and recommendations for competitions and to make sure that the challenges are published well ahead of time in the White Hart, the discussion list and the Acre Website so territories have plenty of time to prepare.
The Acre Games were instated in the reign of Tomas III and Bronwyn II, and will be continued in the reign of Damien and Tara.