ivanhoe [Updated October 2005]

2005 WBC Report     

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Bob Titran, NY

2005 Champion


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Event History
2001    Rebecca Hebner     27
2002    Steve Scott     29
2005    Bob Titran     38

 Laurels

Rank  Name              From  Last  Total
  1.  Bob Titran         NY    05     20
  2.  Steve Scott        CA    05     19
  3.  Mark Love          MD    05     12
  4.  Rebecca Hebner     CO    05     10
  5.  John Poniske       PA    05      8
  6.  Laurel Stokes      NJ    02      6
  7.  Rick Bass          NC    01      6
  8.  Carol Haney        CA    05      4
  9.  Bob Runnicles      FL    02      4
 10.  Sean Vessey        VA    01      4
 11.  Eric Eshleman      PA    02      3
 12.  Chris LeFevre      AZ    05      2
 13.  David Sidelinger   CT    02      2
 14.  Michael Johnson    MA    01      2
 15.  Dan Hoffman        WA    02      1
 16.  Lee Price          NC    01      1
           

2005 Laurelists

Mark Love, MD
2nd

John Poniske, PA
3rd

Steve Scott, CA
4th

Carol Haney, CA
5th

Chris LeFevre, AZ
6th


Past Winners

Rebecca Hebner, CO
2001

Steve Scott, CA
2002


A Jousting we will go ...

Ivanhoe had a successfull return to WBC after a two year hiatus, setting an all-time attendance record with 38 would-be Jousters competing for the coveted single Trial wood.

We had a steady turnout for each heat with four games going each night. All it took to make the semifinals was to appear Friday morning at 9 AM, which seemed to be a harder task than surviving the competition. 17 jousters were able to make the early morning wake-up call. To assure a 5-man Final we broke into three games of 3 and two games of 4. With no multiple heat winners it was wide open as to who would make the Final.

The Final was probably the shortest game of the entire tournament. To put it mildly it was a runaway win for Bob Titran. Congratulations to Bob for winning the championship as he left the rest of the finalists behind the galloping hoof beats of his noble steed. Bob won more jousts (4 chips) at the end of the game than all four of his opponents combined. Mark Love managed two chips to take 2nd place laurels, John Ponike sneeked in a chip good for 3rd place, while Carol Haney and Steve Scott were still trying to mount their steeds when they realized Bob had already won.

I'd like to take this opportunity to thank our anonomous sponsor, whose generous contribution to the coiffers of the WBC allowed us to hold the Ivanhoe tournament. Hopefully he(or she) won't be needed next year as I'm sure ALL OF YOU will vote to include Ivanhoe in the century for next year. Or at the least maybe we can make trial status again. So, THANKS AGAIN TO OUR SPONSOR - we had a great time.

 GM      Steve Scott  [2ndt Year]   NA 
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