"Believe It or Not" Arts and Sciences Competition Rules

  1. The object must have been a practical item in general use in the old world after 200 A.D and before 1600 A.D.
  2. The use of the object, as reconstructed, must not be immediately obvious to the casual observer.
  3. The object, as reconstructed, should not be so ornamental as to obscure its intended purpose.
  4. The entrant should be able to document the object and demonstrate its use.
  5. The use of the object must be within the bounds of good taste and decorum.