This is a chance for those people who can tell an old tale, a saga or
an amusing story (preferably with an historic nature).
Each entrant will be invited to regale the audience with their period
saga, tale or song. At the conclusion of all performances, the audience
will be asked to judge each entrant with their applause. The entrant who
gets the most applause will be determined the winner.
competition was not contested in the previous two years, so the Gathering
'Bard' remains the title-holder from 2002; Sean Schloss from Ravensguard.