And the Winners Are....... - The Gathering of the Fellowship Writing Contest, 2003

GOTF Writing Contest 2003GOTF Writing Contest 2003

I am pleased to announce the Winners List for the Gathering of the Fellowship, Toronto, 2003! We had almost two hundred entries for the event, which provided for an interesting competition. Ages of entrants ranged from 9 through to ? Well, common courtesy prevents me from divulging such information. So let's just say that we had quite an interesting and diverse group of people enter.

I would like to congratulate each and every participant in this contest. You all did an outstanding job and I wish that each of you could place in a category. Thank you for such excellent entries. So without further ado....The categories and winners for each are below.


MERRY/SUE

13-15   

1st  ~ Alexa and the Two Towers by TheElf
2nd  ~ Dream or Reality by Letora

16-19

1st  ~ A Promise Broken by Elven*Warrior
2nd  ~ Southington, CT: One Unusual Night by Gus_Krieger

20+  

1st  ~ The Passage of Time by HLMullaney
2nd  ~ Bilbo's Narrow Escape by Lalaith Elerinna
3rd  ~ Contest of Skills by Fianna

HUMOUR

9-12

1st  ~ The REAL Council of Elrond by Morwenette
2nd  ~ The Beginning of the Fellowship by ElfBabe

13-15

1st  ~ Reflections of a Strawberry Shampooed Elf by Lothlauren
2nd  ~ The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by TheHobbitInYou
3rd  ~ Ode to summer (Also known as "please don't fail me")
          by  forgottenNewmonick

16-19

1st  ~ Fëanor's Very Bad Day by Layna

20+  

1st  ~ Song-Fight at the Swan and Cygnet Saloon by Chathol-linn
2nd  ~ Of Dwarvish Ale and Battle Scars by Aratlithiel
3rd  ~ The Adventure of Larry and Bob in Rivendell by Lalaith-Elerrina

LYRIC POETRY

16-19   

1st  ~ Lament of Arwen by Oropherion
2nd  ~ Maeglin's Song to Idril  by Nerdanel14
3rd  ~ The Healing of Faramir by Zoink

20+         

1st  ~ The Lion and the Swan ~ A poem of Éomer of Rohan,
   from  musings by his bride, Lothíriel of Dol Amroth by ErinRua
2nd  ~ From Fangorn Forest to Helm's Deep by Chathol-linn  
3rd  ~ A song for Eowyn by Seren
3rd  ~ The Shield by North

 

NARRATIVE POETRY

16-19

1st  ~ Lay of the Fall of Gondolin by Ravenelle

2nd  ~ In Twilit Wood by Anarie

3rd  ~ Elven War song by Starry


20+

1st  ~ The Ride of the Eotheod by Falred
2nd  ~ WITH-A-WILL ~ A Tale from the Riddermark And their long
          fight against the Shadow by ErinRua
3rd  ~ Treebeard's Lament by Erinhue


POETRY

9-12

1st  ~ The Lay of Beruthiel by Aramel
2nd  ~ A Small Tribute by Harle
2nd  ~ Is Sauron Really Evil? by Captinunderpants
3rd  ~ Rhyming Characters by maidenangel

13-15

1st  ~ And We depart by Manjar
2nd  ~ Not at home by Queen_of_Elves
3rd  ~ The Call by Lothlauren

NON-FICTION

9-12

1st  ~ The History of the Lord of the Rings by Kahoelzl

13-15

1st   ~ All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter: A TRUE HERO )   
          by goldberryofmorgulvale
2nd  ~ Not Heartbreaking? by Keira
3rd  ~ My Happy House by KTGreenleaf

16-19 

1st  ~ "Umbar" by Dark Bastion
2nd  ~ A Hobbit's Life for Me by Emplynx
3rd  ~ The Construction of Good and Evil by Varda 2779
 
20+ 

1st  ~ Four Heroes and a Villain by Eli
2nd  ~ Nature and nature in Tolkien's works by Sillimarilli
3rd  ~ An Interview with Craig Parker by Demosthenes

 


PROSE FICTION

9-12  

1st  ~ The Conquering of the Orcs by Amka Problemka
2nd  ~ A Bond No Shadow can break by Aramel


13-15

1st  ~ Victory by BeautyID
2nd  ~ Once an Elf by tar_ancalime
3rd  ~ Looking from the Outside In by Tari Niphredil

16-19

1st  ~ Song of Melian by Nawyn
2nd  ~ Troubled Water by Ravenelle
3rd  ~ Brothers in Spirit by SWintruder


20+
  
1st  ~ Scattered Leaves by Aratlithiel
1st  ~ Aglarond by ErinRua
2nd  ~ Midnight at Bag End by jodancingtree
3rd  ~ The King of Dale by Barkeep


SCRIPTED FICTION

13-15

1st  ~The Hunting Trip and Other Pranks by Lothlauren and TheElf
2nd  ~ Famous Person by Queen_of_Elves

20+  

1st ~  Tell Me a Story Daddy by TulipProudfoot

 

Special thanks to Craig Parker and Mark Ferguson who kindly announced the winners at the event, Speaker-to-Animals (President) Parador~J (Vice President) Elbren (Programming Director)and GreyHavenElves and  (Guest Liaison), and Marea and Tracy (Publicity).  

 I would also like to extend a very special thanks to our inimitable judges, who without their invaluable support and hard work, this event may not have taken place. Our judges came not only from Tolkien Online but many other websites associated with the Gathering of the Fellowship. I wish to offer my heartiest thanks to you all!


Eledwhen www.warofthering.net
Celebsul  www.theburpingtroll.com
Helkadaewen  www.Planet-Tolkien.com
Primsong   www.lotrscrapbook.com
Locksley60  www.ringbearer.com
Shadowfax8  www.west-of-the-moon.net
ArianaSnowfall  www.aponanar.com
Silverskies  www.skiesofrohan.com
Bear  www.craig-parker.net
Kissaki  www.Haldir-Lives
Tolkien404  www.tolkien-movies.com
Rivka   www.councilofelrond.com
 

TOLKIEN ONLINE JUDGES

Breogan

TerryD

Democritus

Gil-Estel

Galhadrim

InnocentEvil

Magpie

OldBegonia

TheEllipticalDisillusion 

OrelindeTiwele

Marea

Nilson_The_White

aure_enteluva  

Whistler

Lily_Took

Nienna_Telrunya

Glooskap

 


    

 

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