>Someone who isn't entering
competitions and teaching classes is probably not
>going to be considered for elevation anyway.
Except for those who do research, who can't or won't enter
kind of hard to show off heraldic research in many cases, for a
badge-and-name submission isn't research of a sort that could be easily
Classes most definitely work, though. I wonder, though, if there's some
balancing act going on - how many more classes need to be taught to
a lack of physical items? More classes mean fewer items are needed;
means less teaching?
And I'm including one-on-one teaching under "classes", of course.
(One should note, with a bit of self-promotional embarrassment, that in
years in the SCA, I've entered one, count 'em, one competition, and yet
seem to have convinced people that I've taught enough to be worthy of a