Steampunk Olympics Registration

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A Message from our Olympics Games Master Don Dodson III. Greetings and Salutations! I am the Head Official for this year’s Steampunk Olympics and wanted to share some of my excitement about upcoming event. First, I want to thank everyone who has participated and those who are working diligently behind the scenes to bring the games […]

Steampunk Olympics 2017 – HMAS Dauntless

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HMAS Dauntless hails from Columbus, Ohio, and is a group of fine ladies and gents with talent in both building and costuming and great senses of humor. You can’t hang around this group for long without laughter happening! The Dauntless has entered the Symposium Games in years past, putting in a solid effort, with wins […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Dodge City Airship

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The Dodge City Airship drops anchor after its long journey from Dodge City. A floating casino and saloon that follows the action and comes prepared to compete. This is the Airship’s third year in the games and looks forward to competing in several competitions again this year. The Airship has taken past titles in both Bocce […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – HMA Queen Elizabeth XV

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The great Tudor Star liner HMA Queen Elizabeth XV (QEXV) was founded by actors, participants, and playtrons of the Ohio Renaissance Festival. Though we are not strictly made up of said individuals, those who count among our numbers embrace that same mindset we cultivate at the festival; to portray our characters, to be engaging, and […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Mustache & Beard Contest

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Mustache & Beard Contest. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. Whiskers are amazing, and if you’ve got glorious whiskers of any sort, this is the place to show them off! Judges will be choosing winners in the categories of: Best Mustache Best Mustache/Beard Combination Best Themed Whiskers Anything goes in terms of creativity and decoration! […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Bocce Ball

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Bocce Ball. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. There are many versions of the rules for Bocce, some that are very complicated and specific, and some that are simpler for those who just like to play. Because of time constraints and space limitations, we’ve chosen a simpler set of the rules for use at […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Penny Farthing Races

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Penny Farthing Races. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. The Penny Farthing Race will be raced with child sized tricycles, but with adult sized drivers. Each competing group or airship must provide three participants: a Driver, and two people to push. For purposes of this competition they will be named Tweedledee and Tweedledum. The […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Writing Relay

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Writing Relay. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. “Creativity without discipline will struggle, creativity with discipline will succeed.” ― Amit Kalantri Anyone can write, but can you write as part of a team? Finally, an Olympic event for writers and anyone with a creative drive. Teams of three will come together and compete in […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Teapot Racing

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Teapot Racing. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. Use your remote controlled teapot to get her to the party on time. But BEWARE, there are obstacles in the way, so your racer must be prepared to navigate and handle well. If you handle your racer poorly, you could end up with a broken teapot! […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Tea Dueling

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Tea Dueling. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. The noble art of Tea Dueling is a way for gentlemen and ladies to resolve their petty differences (and hair cutting comments) in a genteel manner. Provided that your biscuit reaches your mouth with a clean “Nom” after your opponent, you’ll have the self-satisfaction of knowing that […]

2017 Steampunk Olympics – Nerf Dueling

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Nerf Dueling. Presented by Peter Beerslayer & Don Dodson III. Duelists will face off in a single-elimination tournament. A bracket will be created at the beginning of the event, so please be on time, as no participants can be added once the first shot is fired. The winner of a duel moves forward in the bracket, […]