Dog Of The Sea Games for 2017
For any questions, please contact the Dog Of the Sea Coordinator.
*NOTE: All of this information is subject to change at any time. Also, take note that just because you are not participating in the Dog Of The Sea contests, we encourage you to participate in the games! They are open to everyone.
Dogpound Payouts for each game:
- 200dp – First Place
- 130dp – Second Place
- 70dp – Third Place
Capture The Flag
5PM Friday – 5PM Saturday, Check in at the Cathach
Win fabulous booty and earn more Dog Pounds as you show off your piratey ways and do what it takes to beg, borrow, poison, and steal as many flags as possible before this contest ends. There are two capture the flag events:
1 – A 24 hour long marathon event.
2 – A (approximately) one hour long individual event at the war field.
Contact person: Captain Benjamin MacPhearson of The Cathach
24 hour event rules:
Sign up at the at the airship, The Cathach, to get your flags (see map at Gate or ask at Scuttlebutt for camp location).
20 flags will be given to the first 20 ship or large encampments to sign up. 80 personal flags will be distributed to the first 80 individuals to sign up. Each ship/encampment flag (those handed out for the game, not the ships’ colors) will be worth 10 points.
Ship/encampment flags must placed in plain sight and must be able to be reached by someone standing on the ground. (No placing them on the flag staffs, high in the rigging, or in the crow’s nest, etc.). Personal flags (those carried by a single person) are worth 1 point each. All personal flags must be carried on one’s person during the hours which the game is being played (no stashing them in your tent, etc.). Flags can only be taken between sun up and sun down. ALL Sea Dog Boffer rules are to be followed throughout the game!
Time and Place: Flags will be handed out from 4:30 pm (1650) on Friday through noon (1200) on Saturday from the Captain of the Cathach. The contest starts on Friday at 5pm (1700) and will end on Saturday at 5pm (1700) (pirate time) when all flags are to be turned in to be counted at The Cathach.
The top flag holder will receive a piratical prize and in addition, the top three flag holders (team or individual) will also be given Dog Pounds. Cheating is not advised. Counterfeit flags will be counted against one’s total in the number of points equal to those the counterfeit flag would have been worth had it been real.
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1 hour event rules: This event will be a last contestant standing style event. The rules will be detailed further on the field.”
Friday 7PM – Lady Cutlass’ Arena
Test your boffer skills, hype your champions, and fight or die in a way that the crowd will love you! Three part competition where fighters will be judged on fighting “style” and fighter theatrics, how well they win or lose a fight, and overall appearances. Extra points for winning a match, but die in a good fashion and you may gain a few. Extra points for heraldry or hypemen/hypwomen. This is an official marshalled DotS competition. Bring your own weapons and shields, but must pass event safety check.
Hosted by Brutus McKreedy
Friday 9-11PM – Governor’s Club
The Bedwarmer Trials, originated by Membar, was a staple of entertainment and hilarity. While absent inrecent years, its been brought back! The new Bedwarmer Trials, will be dirtier, racier and full of soo much debauchery, that will even make Bacchus AND Aphrodite blush. Contestants will need to be prepared to do five competitions, each having a form of meaning for the person who you will be competiting to be your bed warmer(the special guest, will remain a mystery till the show starts)! Please beware, that dairy products will be involved. This event is 18 + and will be held after dark. The first dog of the sea competition held at night!
Hosted by Queen Andros
Curse of the Gypsy
Saturday 11AM – 7PM at Gypsy Village
Are you interested in plundering treasure, or winning the title of King of Queen of the Gypsies Curse? Then come try your luck at overcoming the gypsy curse in this dog of the sea game that everyone can play. You only have to follow the path to collect all the favors of the gypsies and, perhaps, you might even get your hands on one or more pieces of eight. Do you have what it takes to collect the most valuable flavors and to avoid the permanent effects of the curse?
Hosted by Kiersten Madden
Viking Pillow Fight
Saturday 1PM – 3PM Sanctuary of Pan.
Dog of the Sea Viking Pillow Fight Competition Fight with the most feathered of weapons to prove your worth in a Viking Challenge.
Hosted by: Cassie McElhaney
Saturday 3PM – 5PM – The Warfield
Kottabos is an Ancient Greek tradition and a way for men to relax, drink, and have a little fun. Come compete in this Dog of the Sea drinking game. You must bring your own alcoholic beverage to compete.
Hosted by: Czarina Czarina Zarina O’Carle
Saturday 5pm at the Warfield
This is a team event. 5 players on each team. Teams will compete in contests of skill and cooperation. The team that performs the best will be declared the winner. Keep in mind that this event happens in the afternoon. Many of the events will involve water so expect to get wet !
Hosted by: Astrid Tallbroad
Friday 7PM on the Headhunter Ship
Are you a fan of drinking, cooking shows, and torturing judges? If so, then Iron Alchemist is the competition for you! Bring your booze and mixers, vessels and creativity. The game will provide secret ingredients which you will have to mix into alcoholic drinks for your competitors and the judges.
Hosted by: Ziegler Aqua Vitae
Saturday 9pm – Gypsy Village
It is a talent competition where anyone, 18 and older, tries to woo the judges and the crowd. This is one of the classic competitions that has been around for years. Contestants need to be able to do the following: Best Bribe, Best Scream, Best Song, and Best Seduction, with one category, left secret. This competition isn’t just for the judges, please remember that the audience should be captivated as well like a true siren does.
Hosted by: Rowena Kerr and Queen Andros
Sunday 11am, check in at Scuttlebutt
Hungover from too much cavorting on Saturday? Too bad, there’s another Dog of the Sea game on Sunday! That’s right, the Scavenger Hunt will test your wits and endurance as you run around trying to find, fabricate, or filch the necessary loot. Teams are encouraged but not required.