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Gathering 2018

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Flint and Steel Fire Lighting Competition Regulations.

Keith H. Burgess.

Prizes: Fire DVDs and Book 1 Primitive Fire Lighting, Flint & Steel by Keith H. Burgess.

 

1) The first participant to make sustainable fire (That is flaming kindling grass or similar, enough to transfer to a fire place).

2) Only plant tinder materials may be used (this can include charred cloth if the participant is not experienced enough to be using plant tinders).

3) NONE of the following are allowed to be used: gunpowder, petroleum fuels, sulphur, or potassium nitrate. ONLY those materials that would normally be used in your time period by your character.

4) The tinder is NOT to be held in the hand with the flint. The steel must be struck with the stone not the other way around, e.g. do not strike the stone with the steel.

5) Any siliceous rock may be used, it does not have to be flint.

6) NO ferocium rods are to be used, only siliceous rock and steel.

7) There will be first, second and third places for prizes.

The judge's decision is final.

9) Each participant MUST have a partner to signal that fire has been made. If the participant has no partner, one will be supplied.