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But you have taught classes.  I have been in some of them. Some sort of 
teaching is a requirement for advancement.  Competitions is but one 
means of making folks aware of the level and quality of your work.


On 1/7/2014 10:11 AM, Ted Eisenstein wrote:
> >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 
> competitions. It's
> kind of hard to show off heraldic research in many cases, for a successful
> badge-and-name submission isn't research of a sort that could be easily
> enterable.
>
> Classes most definitely work, though. I wonder, though, if there's 
> some sort of
> balancing act going on - how many more classes need to be taught to 
> balance
> a lack of physical items? More classes mean fewer items are needed; 
> more items
> 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 35+
> 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
> Hammer.)
>
>
> Alban